OPERATIONS RESEARCH ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 18, 2017
Closes
Oct 26, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The selectee for this position will serve as a Operations Research Analyst in the Cost Analysis & Estimating Directorate of Navy Systems Management Activity.

This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 28-AUG-2017 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Depending on staffing needs subsequent monthly cut-off dates of 09-OCT-2017, 06-NOV-2017, -08-DEC-2017, 8-JAN-2018 and 8-FEB-2018 may be used.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • 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 section for additional requirements.
  • 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.

    All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.

    Must be able to obtain an final Top Secret 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.

    Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.

    This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field: BCF-CE at Level III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

    Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx

    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.

    Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess Degree: in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.

    In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also 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: . Serve as the recognized authority for formulating and guiding cost analysis, acquisition support, earned value management for a wide variety of programs at various stages in the acquisition life cycle process; Conceive, initiate, monitor and/or conduct major products and studies of critical importance to decision makers; Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with the customers; Develops or promotes a comprehensive understanding of the cost analysis discipline with the customer and other members of the Program Office Team; Develop and present convincing oral/written presentations to all levels of government and industry management.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF.

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1500/operations-research-series-1515/

    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.

    Degree: in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, science, or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.

    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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    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 the Office of Personnel Management's General Policies for information on crediting education.

    This public notice announcement is for a standing register for anticipated vacancies, and may be used to fill similar vacancies for up to 120 days. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur up to 120 days after the closing date of the announcement. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this register. As such, Notices of Results (NORs) may or may not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

    This position is in the excepted service and does not confer competitive status.

    Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:

    • MODELING AND SIMULATION
    • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
    • STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
    • SYSTEMS ANALYSIS


    You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

    If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:

    Best Qualified - Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
    Well Qualified - Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
    Qualified - Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.

    If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

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