Arlington, Virginia
Jun 17, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
Full Time

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.  To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.

For additional information on DCIPS click the following link: http://dcips.dtic.mil/


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here



  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required to perform temporary duty assignments

  • Yes
  • PCS -if authorized- will be paid IAW JTR Vol 2 and applicable Air Force regulations

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn may be subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Prog
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET (SCI) security clearance
  • Incumbent is subject to drug testing
  • This is a KEY position
  • Creditable Service for leave accrual may be authorized

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.


Specialized Experience:

Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position.

Examples of creditable experience include:   Knowledge of the Federal budget process and the DOD planning-programming-budget system in order to develop long range plans to support the programs; and Knowledge of DOD RDT&E and procurement budgeting and programming policies in order to execute a variety of major programs; and Knowledge of DOD operational budgeting and programming policies in order to execute operational programs. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.


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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 

1.       Knowledge of the Federal budget process and the DOD planning-programming-budget system in order to develop long range plans to support the programs.

2.       Knowledge of DOD RDT&E and procurement budgeting and programming policies in order to execute a variety of major programs.

3.       Knowledge of' DOD operational budgeting and programming policies in order to execute operational programs.

4.       Ability to communicate orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and accurately.

5.    Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with management, program managers, coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE:  Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 


FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.




1.       Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.

2.       Drug Testing: This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Testing Program. Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety.

3.       This is a Financial Management Level 3 Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.

4.       The employee may be required to travel in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments.

5.       Incumbent must file an OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.

6.    This position is a Key position. This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively. The incumbent must be removed from their military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available.


A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectee's entrance on duty. 




Top Secret/SCI

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