Program Support Specialist, MC-301-4C

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 28, 2022
Closes
Jul 05, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Performs a variety of administrative activities involved with supporting MCC's staff presence overseas.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance on administrative, benefits, entitlements and logistical issues (i.e., NSDD-38 form, diplomatic titling, medical clearance, required training, shipment and storage of household effects/automobile, travel orders, leave, pay).
  • Conducts research to provide guidance in relation to overseas entitlements, such as post allowance, post differential, return rights, home leave, etc. as required. Reviews entitlements to identify discrepancies and ensures corrective action is taken.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with staff of other U.S. government agencies and U. S. embassies, between MCC's managers and U.S. embassy-based human resources personnel.
  • Conducts site visits and creates timelines to initiate and manage the administrative requirements necessary for MCC's permanent in country presence.
  • Serves as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) or Project Manager (PM) on contracts and actions. Conducts market research and prepares background material to support the procurement process of various administrative goods and services.
  • Coordinating budgets, procurement, contract, purchasing and other operational and business needs for assigned programs.
  • Develops and maintains, tracking and reporting systems and budgets for assigned programs
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required


Qualifications

To qualify for pay band 4C you must meet one of the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 5 (GS-9) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as experience: performing administrative activities involved with supporting and coordinating finance, budget, procurement, contract, purchasing and related operational and business needs; providing guidance on administrative, benefits, entitlements and logistical issues; developing and maintaining tracking and reporting systems and budgets; and serving as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) or Project Manager (PM) on contracts and actions. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Or
Applicants may also qualify based on completing requirements for a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., in a field that is directly related to the duties of this position. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work.

Or

Applicant may qualify based on a combination of experience and education: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.

Time-in-Grade: Time-in-grade requirements apply. You must have one year of Federal service equivalent to or GS- 9 to be eligible for pay band MC- 4C.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure the work history portion thoroughly documents the duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments that are directly related to this position in order to verify specialized experience.

Additional information

  • Millennium Challenge Corporation will request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing our workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
    Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. "The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position."
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
  • Selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Probationary/Trial Period: You may be required to serve a one-year probationary/trial period.
  • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.