You may qualify at the GS-13 , if you fulfill the specialized experience and education requirements below:
1. Specialized Experience:
one year of specialized experienceequivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
- Analyze radiological/nuclear (R/N) threats and related detection problems in order to provide operational, scientific and policy solutions to the organization and supported units.
- Utilize field radiological/nuclear (R/N) detectors and apply knowledge of field detection capabilities and limitations, with experience interpreting both detection and spectroscopic R/N data and making operational recommendations.
- Calculate the effects of radiation shielding for both detection and force protection.
- Apply knowledge of nuclear weapon designs and radiological threats in support of emergency response events.
- Participate in radiological/nuclear (R/N) response operations, exercises and training.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
2. Education (
You must meet either A or B):
In addition to meeting qualifications, your application package must reflect the applicable experience to meet the Individual Occupational Requirements for the 1301, series as listed below:
A. Physical Scientist(1301) series: Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
B. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf
You will be evaluated on the following competencies:
Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:
INFORMATION FOR OVERSEAS: Overseas tour of duty for is projected to be 36 months.
You may be required sign a Transportation Agreement.
- Incumbent may be subject to the 5-year foreign area limitation according to the DoDI 1400.25-V1230, dated 26 July2012.
- Applicants who are currently stationed overseas, must have enough time to meet the initial tour stated above.
Applicants who have returned from an overseas tour, and have not been physically present in the United States (CONUS) or Non foreign area for 2 continuous years, may require a waiver. NOTE:
If you have not completed 5 years overseas and return to a CONUS assignment, that time spent overseas counts towards the 5 year limitation, unless you have been in the States for at least 2 continuous years.
- Medical Care: Applicants who have family members with special medical needs should ensure that prior to accepting a position overseas their family members' medical needs can be met. Access to care in a military treatment facility may not be available to civilian employees except on a space available basis. Consequently, host nation medical facilities may be the only care available. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location.
- Applicants hired from the Continental United States (CONUS) and their family members (who are US citizens) are required to obtain Official Passports prior to departure to the overseas area.
- May be subjected to a variety of environmental conditions typical of the overseas areas in which traveling, to include the potential for exposure to acts of terrorism.
- Payment for travel and transportation expenses may be authorized. This includes government paid travel
transportation, shipment and temporary storage of household goods, and possibly other entitlements based
upon the JTR and agency policy. You may be required to sign a transportation agreement.
Most civilian permanent change of station travel entitlements are taxable.
- For additional information on the tax impact
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- For more information on overseas allowances and benefits, please visit: https://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?content_id=282&menu_id=101