Supervisory Operations Research Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Portsmouth, Virginia
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Dec 01, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
  • Coordinates the development of the LANTAREA Commander's annual theater strategic documents and provides leadership and supervision to assigned staff as the Operational Planning, Performance and Analysis Branch Chief.
  • Provides technical knowledge and applies multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary scientific and mathematical methods to solve operational and management problems and provide alternative solutions to Division Chiefs, LANTAREA operational managers, and District and field unit managers as a basis for decision making.
  • Develops associated problem solving methods and provides innovative alternative solutions affecting LANTAREA operations;
  • Supports the conceptualization, design, and conduct of complex operational research studies into multiple aspects of the operation and management of LANTAREA missions across its AOR
  • Assists the Division's mission to support the Area Commander in making operational-level decisions based upon mission performance, resource usage, and risk mitigation
  • Coordinates and resolves operational and resource issues related to the Division's activities.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • The applicant is subject to pre-appointment and random drug testing.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

Degree: In Operations Research;

OR

At least 24 semester hours in a combination of Operations Research, Mathematics, Probability, Statistics, Mathematical Logic, Science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level Mathematics or Statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.

The primary requirement of operations research work is competence in the rigorous methods of scientific inquiry and analysis rather than in the subject matter of the problem. Therefore, applicants should have sufficient knowledge of applied mathematics to understand and use the fundamental concepts and techniques of operations research methods of analysis. In addition, some positions may require knowledge of a specific subject area.

Courses acceptable for qualifying for operations research positions may have been taken in departments other than Operations Research, e.g., Engineering (usually Industrial Engineering), Science, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or Management Science.

AT THE GS-14 GRADE LEVEL:

In addition to the basic qualification requirements, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level (in the Federal sector). Examples of specialized experience include: formulating, planning, and executing broad-based analytical studies; preparing reports and recommendations; conducting research and studies of logistics operations for the area or program to determine system and procedural deficiencies; independently planning projects to solve technical problems for which definitions, methods, and/or data are highly incomplete, controversial, or uncertain; reviewing, advising on, and conducting complex development and applications analyses in support of major agency programs; and developing study methodologies to be followed.

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

This position does have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Recruitment Incentive: Selectee(s) for this position who are newly appointed to a permanent position are authorized to receive a one-time recruitment incentive of 10% of the salary, including locality for this position. Receipt of the bonus will require a 12 month service agreement.

Relocation Incentive: Selectee(s) for this position who are current federal employees on permanent appointments who would be moving outside of the current commuting area of their current position to accept this position are authorized to receive a one-time relocation bonus of 10% of the salary including locality for this position. Receipt of the bonus will require a 12 month service agreement. The employee must establish a residence in the new geographic area prior to payment.

Student Loan Incentive: Selectee(s) for this position who are newly appointed to a permanent or term position may be eligible for student loan repayment up to $10,000 (pre-tax) for one calendar year. More than one loan may be repaid if the combined repayments do not exceed $10,000. Receipt of this incentive will require a three year service agreement.

This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-643-1512. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation