Fort McNair, D.C
Jan 22, 2023
Jan 26, 2023
Full Time

  • The Executive Officer executes the ES Commandant?s managerial, calendar, engagement, logistical, travel, and protocol requirements, while managing front-office and staff personnel and performing daily administrative duties in support of the college.
  • Tracks taskers, staff actions and suspense dates, conducts research for developing/preparing oral presentations or written material and?prepares reports, summaries, and detailed spreadsheet evaluations for measuring effectiveness of programs.
  • Reviews/prepares correspondence to include procedural, instructional, and operational guidance and provides support services across the college?s entire spectrum of personnel, security, logistics, communications, financial, and manpower management.
  • Serves as project officer for planning, coordinating, and executing events, supports engagements with senior-level stakeholders, supports onboarding and off-boarding of personnel, and manages knowledge management tools and social media platforms.
  • Serves as Authorizing Official in the Defense Travel System (DTS) for travel authorizations for student, faculty, and staff travel and serves as a Trust Agent Sponsorship System to enable student, faculty, and staff to receive a Common Access Card.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Background Investigation: Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.Specialized experience is defined as:
  • providing advice, recommendations, and assistance for a full range of duties in support of an overall mission including administrative management, business management, and project management;
  • experience in preparing meeting, presentation, and project content for senior leadership and communicating messages on behalf of senior leadership;
  • ability to interpret and apply policies involving sensitive or unusual situations; and
  • demonstrated experience adjusting goals, priorities, and deadlines to meet substantial changes in methods, procedures, and workloads.
  • 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    • Our complete benefits package is one of the most comprehensive found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, growth & learning.
    • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
    • A one (1) year probationary period may be required.
    • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
    • Supervisory Probationary Period: You will be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period of 1 year unless one has previously been completed.
    • Background or Security Investigation: This is a Non-Critical Sensitive position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security determination to occupy a Non-Critical Sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or be exempt from Selective Service. See http://www.ssa.gov/
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Priority Consideration: If you are a displaced Federal Civil Service employee and attain a rating of at least 90, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under the ICTAP. For more information on ICTAP, click here ICTAP Guidance . NOTE: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are NOT ICTAP eligible.
    • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application
    • Pay for first time hires to the Federal Government will typically be set at step 1 salary range for their respective grade level.