International Project Manager

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Apr 14, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Full Time

Department of Defense (DoD)
Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Mission Statement
At the Defense Threat Reduction Agency we work as One Team in support of our mission: Safeguarding the United States and its allies from global weapons of mass destruction threats by integrating, synchronizing, and providing expertise, technologies, and capabilities. We have an inclusive work environment that promotes a highly-qualified and diverse workforce capable of meeting the demands of such a critical mission. Whether your career is in an administrative support staff position or in a professional/technical area such as science, engineering, accounting or program management, DTRA offers a unique opportunity to join an innovative team of professionals dedicated to making the world safer. If you're ready to be entrusted with helping to safeguard the United states and its allies, DTRA offers a rewarding career with competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and many professional development opportunities.

This position is being filled under the Acquisition Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) using OPM's Direct Hire Authority.

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to:All U.S. Citizens

This position may be filled at either GS-09, GS-11 or GS-12 grade level, please indicate the grade for which you want to be considered. If selected at the lower grade level, incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to the next grade level in the time frame allowed by regulations and upon management's request. Promotion is contingent upon satisfactory completion of required training, regulatory requirements and demonstrated ability to perform the duties. Promotion is not guaranteed or implied.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel May Be Required

  • No

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
  • This is a drug testing designated position.
  • The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See:  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 Monday, April 24, 2017.

    You must have one year Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private/military sector) giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position.  Experience must be reflected in your resume.

    Specialized experience required for the GS-09 grade level is:

    Experience related to international relations, international security, or program management.

    Specialized experience required for the GS-11 grade level is:

    Experience supporting programs or projects aimed at international capacity building.

    Specialized experience required for the GS-12 grade level is:

    Experience in determining technical requirements and implementation plans for international programs or projects aimed at countering proliferation of WMD.

    Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:

    If substituting education for experience at the GS-09 level, you must possess a masters or equivalent degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to such a degree, OR LL.B. or J.D., if related. 
    If substituting education for experience at the GS-11 level, you must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher graduate education leading to such a degree, OR LL.M., if related. 

    If substituting or combining education for experience, transcripts MUST be provided. Failure to provide transcripts will result in you being rated ineligible for this position.


    Foreign Education:  For further information, click on the following link:

    WORK SCHEDULE:  Full Time
    OVERTIME: Rarely
    TOUR OF DUTY:  Standard
    TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY:  This position is telework eligible
    SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT:  For more information please visit 

    Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:  

    Other Notes:
    All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

    Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.

    This is an Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L) Workforce position in the Program Management career field. The incumbent will be required to become certified, Level 2 in the applicable career field within 24 months, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. Currently 4 years of related acquisition experience is required for Level 2 certification. Individuals hired without experience will be place on a waiver for remaining time in order to meet the requirements.

    TDY to CONUS and OCONUS locations including remote sites is required up to 25% of the incumbents time.

    Subject to pre-employment drug testing and periodic drug testing thereafter.

    Medical inoculations are recommended for entry into certain geographic areas that have known disease prevalence for which U.S. citizens are not routinely inoculated. The incumbent is encouraged to receive appropriate inoculations; however the decision to accept them is totally voluntary.


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