Bridge Management Specialist, GS-2101-11/12/13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 11, 2017
Closes
May 26, 2017
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 17-1689-HQ-RM-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Operations, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Directorate of Marine Transportation System, Office of Bridge Programs, Bridge Permits and Policy Division (CG-BRG-2) in Washington, DC.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel is required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • PCS Relocation is authorized.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • This position may be filled at either the GS-12 or GS-13 grade level. To qualify for this position:

    AT THE GS-11 LEVEL: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least a GS-9 in the federal service performing duties such as: conducting navigational or environmental reviews of recommendations for issuance/denial of bridge permits; developing decision analyses, records of decision, or legal permit documents; providing advice, policy guidance or training on related issues; examining case file documentation concerning bridge permits (e.g., location, design type, project plans, navigational orientation, environmental consequences); performing environmental work in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); applying extensive reference materials (e.g., tide tables, hydraulic data, waterway guide clearances, environmental control laws); performing program and tasks necessary to respond to program management changes generated by external factors, i.e., new or revised laws, or organizational changes; and conducting various budgeting, workload measurement or evaluation functions; or performing work in areas similar to those described above such as other comparable federal, state or local regulatory approval/permit programs.

    AT THE GS-12 LEVEL: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least a GS-11 in the federal service performing duties such as: conducting comprehensive navigational or environmental reviews of recommendations for issuance/denial of bridge permits; developing decision analyses, records of decision, and legal permit documents; providing written/oral advice, policy guidance and training on related issues; examining case file documentation concerning bridge permits (e.g., location, design type, project plans, navigational orientation, environmental consequences); performing environmental work in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); interpreting or applying extensive reference materials (e.g., tide tables, hydraulic data, waterway guide clearances, environmental control laws); performing program or policy development tasks necessary to respond to program management changes generated by external factors, i.e., new or revised laws, or organizational changes; and conducting various budgeting, workload measurement and evaluation functions; or performing work in areas similar to those described above such as other comparable federal, state or local regulatory approval/permit programs.

    AT THE GS-13 LEVEL: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least a GS-12 in the federal service independently performing duties such as: conducting comprehensive navigational and environmental reviews of recommendations for issuance/denial of bridge permits; performing environmental work in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); developing decision analyses, records of decision, and legal permit documents; providing substantive written/oral advice, policy guidance, statutory interpretation and training on related issues; examining case file documentation concerning bridge permits (e.g., location, design type, project plans, navigational orientation, environmental consequences); interpreting and applying extensive reference materials (e.g., tide tables, hydraulic data, waterway guide clearances, environmental control laws); conducting critical programming, budgeting, workload measurement and/or evaluation functions; and representing the agency/organization and negotiating and resolving bridge permit issues that may be unpopular or controversial with supervisory assistance.

    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.

    This position does not 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

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    Q - Nonsensitive