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    This position is being filled under an Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA).

    This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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    As a PHYSICAL SCIENTIST at the GS-1301-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, implementing, and evaluating research and development programs.
    • Lead and participate in cross­ disciplinary teams that synthesize future science and technology programs to pursue.
    • Manages specific programs and projects for cost, schedule and performance, and assures compliance with applicable contracts, and recommends work scope changes where appropriate.
    • Reviews Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), and Interagency Orders (IOs) for consistency with technical and programmatic objects; reviews and coordinates Economy Act compliance.
    • Monitors cost and schedule, determines root cause of delays and assists in the resolution of issues that delay project progress.
    • Recommends budget and project scope adjustments to project in order to meet transition deliverables and comply with OSD expenditure targets; or cancellation of the project when aims are not achievable.
    • Prepares summaries or briefings of project/program progress and accomplishments for quarterly Program Management Reviews (PMRs), Transition Quarterly Reviews (TQRs), and other division or higher reviews.
    • Participates in acquisition program reviews, IPTs, and decision reviews as required to support technology transitions related to the incumbent's programs, projects or managed technology area.
    • Develops and presents programmatic information to support informed decision-making by the Division Chief, and Director, Chemical and Biological Technology Department.
    • Analyzes functional and technical deficiencies in chemical and biological defense to determine applicable scientific issues and makes recommendations on future program direction.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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