Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Wallops Island, Virginia
Posted
Sep 30, 2022
Closes
Oct 07, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This series covers positions managing, supervising, leading, and/or performing administrative and management work.
  • Vacancies filled under this public notice may have varying levels of promotion potential and supervisory level, if any.
  • Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

As a Program Manager you will:
  • Exercise significant responsibilities in dealing with officials of other units or organizations, or in advising management officials of higher rank.
  • Assure reasonable equity among subordinate teams of performance standards and rating techniques developed by subordinate supervisors.
  • Direct a program or major program segment with significant resources (e.g., one at a multimillion dollar level of annual resources).
  • Make decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors, team leaders, or similar personnel.
  • Provide technical and programmatic guidance and direction to personnel and contractors in accomplishing work.
  • Plan and initiate action to obtain effective use of resources, and to ensure completion of programs and projects as scheduled, scoped, and funded. Manages the development of contractor oversight plans.
  • Lead development of goals, objectives, and strategic plans, which define the long-term emphasis and focus of the program.
  • Oversee development of program cost-effectiveness measures and the conduct of cost-effectiveness reviews.
  • Evaluate contractor performance and overall program effectiveness in terms of mission accomplishment, schedules and budget, quality, quantity and environment, safety, and health standards, procedural, policy, and regulatory compliance, and technical competence.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Subject to satisfactory security and suitability requirements.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.
  • The vacancies filled through these appointments have varying levels of background investigative requirements, up to a Top Secret DOE "Q" clearance.
  • These positions are to be filled under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA - P.L. 117-58).


Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS GS-12: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-11 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
  • Coordinating with other organizations regarding work accomplishment, priorities, chains of command, and communication channels; AND
  • Changing workflows and work assignments to balance workloads and increase effectiveness of operations and personnel utilization.
NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-12 level.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS GS-13: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
  • Coordinating with other organizations regarding work accomplishment, priorities, chains of command, and communication channels; AND
  • Changing workflows and work assignments to balance workloads and increase effectiveness of operations and personnel utilization, AND
  • Overseeing development of program cost-effectiveness measures and the conduct of cost-effectiveness reviews.

NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS GS-14: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
  • Determining program goals, resource needs, develops work plans, allocates resources, and accounts for their effective use; AND
  • Evaluating contractor performance and overall program effectiveness in terms of mission accomplishments; AND
  • Overseeing development of program cost-effectiveness measures and the conduct of cost-effectiveness reviews.

NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-14 level.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS GS-15: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-14 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as::
  • Determining program goals, resource needs, develops work plans, allocates resources, and accounts for their effective use; AND
  • Establishing, implementing, and refining necessary planning and control systems to assure effective and efficient use of personnel, facilities, and other resources., AND
  • Establishing goals, performance standards and internal controls for work carried out by the program to assure that activities meet established national objectives and priorities.

NOTE: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-15 level.

"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

OPM Qualification Standards for the GS-0340 series can be found at the following website: Program Management Series, 0340 (opm.gov) .

CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

This public notice may be used to fill multiple positions as needed; therefore, applicants must meet the qualifications at the time the applications are reviewed.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the DOE Workplace Flexibilities policy.
  • This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE.
  • For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov
  • Status and Non-Status applicants from outside DOE selected under this authority are required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. A DOE career status employee selected for this position may be required to serve a new one (1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.
  • If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.
  • This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection.
  • More than one selection may be made under this hiring authority.
  • Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
  • Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Positions may be filled at varying levels of leadership, ie Team Lead, Manager, Supervisor.
  • Supervisory positions may require a 1-year probationary period, if not yet completed.
  • New employees to the Department of Energy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify
  • Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.
  • All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.
  • Relocation or Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.
  • This position may be 100% remote.

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Veterans Information: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Veterans_Information
Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/