Supervisory Program Specialist

Employer
Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
Location
Quantico, VA
Posted
Sep 19, 2022
Closes
Oct 02, 2022
Ref
665129320
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
SummaryThis position is placed ,Security Programs Office, Mission Assurance Directorate, Defense Counterintelligence and Security AgencyLearn more about this agencyHelpOverviewAccepting applicationsOpen & closing dates09/02/2022 to 09/19/2022Salary$106,823 - $138,868 per yearPay scale & gradeGG 13HelpLocation1 vacancy in the following location:Quantico, VA1 vacancyRemote jobNoTelework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy.Travel Required25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.Relocation expenses reimbursedYes-You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.Appointment typePermanent -Work scheduleFull-time -ServiceExceptedPromotion potentialNoneJob family (Series)0301 Miscellaneous Administration And ProgramSupervisory statusYesSecurity clearanceSensitive Compartmented InformationDrug testYesPosition sensitivity and riskSpecial-Sensitive (SS)/High RiskTrust determination processNational securityAnnouncement numberDCSA22-11635813-PControl number675240000HelpThis job is open toThe publicU.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the US Clarification from the agencyThis announcement is open to: All U. S. CitizensHelpDutiesAs a SUPERVISORY PROGRAM SPECIALIST you will be responsible for the following duties :- Provides operations, planning, policy, and subject matter staff planning expertise in support of operational responses to all hazards and threats that may negatively impact the ability to maintain DCSA mission essential functions. - Assists the Chief of Mission Assurance with developing and implementing policy, plans, and programs to prevent, mitigate, respond to or lessen the impact of these all hazards and threats using risk management principles. - Develops and maintains the DCSA Operations Center operating procedures; ensures all subordinate employees are educated and trained in the procedures while assessing their proficiency to meet the established procedural standards. - Provides DCSA with timely and relevant all hazard/threat advisories and warnings to include (but not limited to) intelligence, counterintelligence, safety, criminal, terrorism, cyberspace, natural disasters, and severe weather events that may initiate OEP and/or COOP activation. - Receives, reviews, and processes DCSA personnel accountability reports in response to an order to account during and/or after emergency situations impacting DCSA areas of operations. - Initiates timely and accurate Mass Warning and Notification (MWN) System alert messages to impacted personnel and facilities using the MWN system of record. - Receives Spot Reports from the field based on the Director's Critical Information Requirements (DCIR); reviews, analyzes, and forwards to senior leaders and those offices with response requirements based on the nature and criticality of the event. - Conducts detailed research, analysis and reviews in preparing staff actions for assigned tasks to include responses to requests for information, special briefings (prepare briefing and present briefing if tasked to do so), and information papers. - Analyzes incoming mission assurance program policy documents and directives for changes linked to DCSA missions or related to or impacting operations and coordinates development of policy changes to enhance operations and ensure compliance. - Plans and executes a variety of studies and analyses of mission-oriented programs and operations to assess operational effectiveness and to identify areas in need of improvement related to the mission assurance programs. HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentMust be a US citizenSelective Service Requirement:Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.For more information and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be consideredThis is a Drug Testing designated positionPosition is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under USC 1601Work Schedule: Full TimeOvertime: OccasionallyTour of Duty:OtherPCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not AuthorizedFair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): ExemptFinancial Disclosure: Not RequiredTelework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, but is not a full time telework position.The incumbent will be required to report to the office on a routine basis.COVID19: See additional information.If selected, the incumbent must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as indicated in job announcement.The DCSA Operations Center is functional seven days a week, as such this position requires occasionally working on weekends and federal holidaysThis position is designated as a Mission Essential position.QualificationsThe experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 09/19/2022Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. You must have specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade GG-12 in the Federal service and are prepared to take on greater responsibility. Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: Demonstrated experience of security, emergency management concepts, continuity of operations, staff planning, risk management, mission assurance processes and procedures.Demonstrated experience developing and analysis of policy alternatives and be able to effectively communicate the consequences/likely outcomes of different courses of action.Demonstrated experience of advanced management and organizational principles and practices; planning, programming, and budgeting regulations, guidelines, and processes sufficient to analyzes and advise on the capability and capacity to fill current and emergent operational.Demonstrated experience in a broad range of qualitative and quantitative methods sufficient to assess and improve program effectiveness and complex management processes and systems.Demonstrated experience of administrative policies, regulations, precedents and planning guidelines, and processes. Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:Accountability- Fosters and ensures an environment that administers all resources in a manner that instills public trust while accomplishing the mission. Monitors progress and evaluates outcomes to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and ensures sound management processes and procedures are in place, ensuring that national interests are well served. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules. Customer Service- Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement. Interpersonal Skills- Develops and maintains effective working relationships, especially in difficult situations. Engages and inspires others. Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different audiences/ situations/cultures. Actively solicits feedback. Exemplifies professionalism, tact and empathy. Builds trust and commitment. Problem Solving- Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; seeks/generates and evaluates alternative perspectives/solutions; makes timely/ effective recommendations, based on potential implications of findings or conclusions. Critically evaluates to identify the causes of problems, and chooses courses of action that balance the interests of the mission and stakeholders. Strategic Thinking- Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment that takes into consideration the environment, resources, capabilities, constraints, and organizational goals and values. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks and contingencies, recognizing the implications for the organization and stakeholders.EducationSubstitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.Additional informationDCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000 government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal government. VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria. COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ Other Notes: Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: -V300.pdf Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period. If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions. If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS. Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status. All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (ie, Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, ie, Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.Read moreHelpA career with the US government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.HelpA career with the US government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo%2012-1-2020.pdf?ver=ECNbdsHtGilTd3OENN4A0Q%3d%3d The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (ie, applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc.). Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further. The following documents are REQUIRED 1. Your resume: If area of consideration is limited to the local commuting area, you must reside OR be currently employed within a reasonable distance of the advertised position's location(s). Please ensure your resume reflects your current home address and/or employer's address as this will be used to determine the area of consideration eligibility requirement when an SF50 is not applicableNarrative responses in the assessment questionnaire do not replace content in your resume or vise a versa. Experience must be described in both places for qualification determinations. Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the dates of employment (ie, Month/Year to present).For additional information see: What to include in your resume. 2. Veteran's Documents If applying for Veteran's preference, please provide a copy of your DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.Future Military Retirees: You are required to submit a copy of your "official" Retirement (NOTE: Member 4 Copy is preferred, but we will accept copies that show character of service ie "honorable or general-under honorable conditions." The Member 1 copy will not be accepted), OR if your DD214 has yet to be approved, a Retirement Letter will be accepted up to 120 days prior to retirement signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters which must include your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge, Character of Service (ie honorable).If you are taking leave prior to your retirement date, you must provide a copy of your "approved" terminal leave request form (must show "Terminal" or "Other- Transition") or the Approved Terminal/Other-Transition Leave Start Date must be indicated on your Retirement Letter. If you are not taking leave prior to your separation date you are not required to provide a terminal leave request form or indicate a Leave Start Date on your Statement of Service.Future Military Separatees (Not Retiring): You are required to submit a copy of your "official" DD214 (NOTE: Member 4 Copy is preferred, but we will accept copies that show character of service ie "honorable or general-under honorable conditions." The Member 1 copy will not be accepted), OR if your DD214 has yet to be approved, a copy of your most recent active duty orders for separation or a statement of service letter will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation which must reflect the Type of Discharge, and Character of Service (ie honorable).If you are taking leave prior to your separation date, you must provide a copy of your "approved" terminal leave request form (must show "Terminal" or "Other-Transition") or the Approved Terminal/Other-Transition Leave Start Date must be indicated on your Statement of Service. If you are not taking leave prior to your separation date you are not required to provide a terminal leave request form or indicate a Leave Start Date on your Statement of Service.NOTE: Active duty military members are not eligible for appointment unless currently on terminal leave. 3. SF-50:If applicable, all current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (ie, Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, ie, Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc. Failure to provide latest SF50 will result in you being rated ineligible for this position. If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees fromschools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the US Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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