TELCOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Jun 30, 2022
Closes
Jul 06, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will serve as a technical expert on spectrum management policies/initiatives; promulgates frequency utilization and frequency management policies and practices.
  • You will make decisions and plans of action to develop and implement new methods and techniques that fulfill operational and policy requirements and recommends changes.
  • You will utilize exceptional technical expertise in numerous projects, studies, and procedures covering a wide portion of all information management areas.
  • You will initiate, coordinate, implement and manage proposals, plans, concepts and projects that address a broad range of technical and operational objectives.
  • You will be responsible for preparation of engineering data for frequency, telecommunications, and other Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) matters.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per the preliminary nationwide injunction on E.O. 14043, COVID-19 vaccinations will not be implemented or enforced. For more information on vaccine status and workplace safety protocol requirements see Additional Information below.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.
  • You may have to serve a 2 year probationary period.
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.


Qualifications

Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of Specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
  • Uses spectrum management and engineering tools, including interpreting the results obtained from the Completed Interservice Radio Frequency Management School (IRFMS) or the Army equivalent Electromagnetic Spectrum Managers Course to review and make recommendations regarding new policies and resolutions to potential issues.
  • Prepares and analyzes technical material on short notice for presentation for various stakeholders.
  • Analyzes technical data of communication systems and information retrieved from radio equipment and radio propagation of communication systems to initiate and direct actions at the National and International level.
  • Prepares engineering data for frequency, telecommunication and other communications electronic matters for participation in meetings or subcommittees at Nationals and International working groups' conferences and conventions.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/telecommunications-series-0391/

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

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