Arlington, Virginia
Jul 11, 2017
Jul 18, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This is an obligated position. The former incumbent has return rights to this position under PL 36-585.

This position is a full-time term appointment not to exceed 2 years. Term appointments may be extended up to 6 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.

The selectee for this position will serve as a Section Head Community Engagement in the Community Relations Branch, Division of Public Affairs of HQ US MARINE CORPS.

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
  • See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.
  • In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Planning, developing, or executing an agency's participation in nationally significant community outreach programs and events; managing operating budgets for programs; And representing an agency at senior level policy meetings and conferences.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

    If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit:

    Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

    Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

    Must possess a valid state driver's license.

    The incumbent must have the ability to respond to quick demands on short notice. The incumbent must be capable of leading and mentoring others in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. Occasional overtime assignment may be necessary. The duties are sedentary and are performed in a standard office. Up to 15% of work schedule may include travel/TAD.

    Travel will be via military or commercial aircraft or various vehicles.

    15% travel may be required

    Occassional overtime may be required.

    Duties are performed in an open office area, where it is properly lighted, heated, and cooled. The incumbent routinely visits other offices within the Washington D.C. area for coordination of events. Periodic TAD/TDY will be necessary.

    This position is subject to work an uncommon tour, including nights, weekends, and holidays to meet mission requirements. Overtime or night differential pay and/or unusual duty hours may be required.



    • Develop an annual operating budget for administrative and management support programs.
    • Analyze, evaluate, or conduct comprehensive studies and reviews of department personnel and budget requirements.
    • Implement training and education programs in compliance with laws and regulations.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of operations supervised in terms of procedural, policy, and regulatory compliance.
    • Review, analyze, and interpret laws and regulations affecting administrative operations
    • Develop and recommend the framework for policies, programs, and systems designed to increase efficiency and economy of administrative and personnel functions and operations.
    • Supervise or manage military, civilian, or contractor personnel in the execution, accomplishment, and coordination of mission requirements

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