Administration and Program Management Series
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
GS-05: 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree OR three years of general experience, one year for which was equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service or in the private or public sector.OR a combination of education and experience.
GS-07: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-05 in the Federal service or in the private or public sector. which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position which includes work that involved analytical research and evaluation of diversified programs; development, administration and control of assigned projects; ability to access, locate, basic design, and update information through the use of personal computer technology OR 1 full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement OR a combination of education and experience.
GS-09: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-07 in the Federal service or in the private or public sector, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position which includes providing administrative work for acquisition programs and/or projects; analyze program requirements and solves problems; develop the organizational support and capabilities; coordinate budget preparation and develop plans for projects OR a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related OR a combination of education or experience.
?GS-11: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-09 in the federal service or in the private or public sector which includes applying methods, techniques and skill in the development of acquisition programs; governing rules and regulations, correspondence formats, and program requirements to analyze the needs and effectiveness of the acquisition program/project OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degreeorLL.M., if related, OR a combination of education and experience.
GS-12: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-11 in the federal service or in the private or public sector, which includes providing the full range of administrative laws, policies, directives and precedents applicable to assigned acquisition programs; conduct studies to determine manning and skill levels required to accomplish the mission; plan, organize and direct the functions and mentor, motivate and apprise the staff; analyze, plan and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet acquisition program requirements and objectives; and used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies and processes.
GS-13: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-12 in the federal service or in the private or public sector which includes conducting research, analysis to develop reports with assessments of mission requirements that can be used to devise solutions to identified problem areas associated with acquisition projects or program area; develop, analyze, track, and report annual spending plans and budget submissions; experience in advance technology research and development; gather and assemble various types of complex data and analysis to develop informational and decision type briefings; identify operational shortfalls, analyze solutions and write requirements documents.
GS-14: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-13 in the federal service or in the private or public sector which includes interpreting doctrine, plans, policies and procedures; provide staff level guidance on acquisition programs and plans; expert and key personnel advisor on the most sensitive and complex policies and issues; and directs, coordinates and oversees work through supervisors of the organization.
GS-15: One year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-14 in the federal service or in the private or public sector which includes providing executive and technical guidance; provide progress and statistical reporting and analysis; applying experimental theories and new developments to problems; makes decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting, or developing important policies and programs; verbally present sensitive information/recommendations on complex matters to higher authorities; and make critical decisions, present and influence top level management decisions and support and defend decisions to higher level management.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
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 administrative and management administration to include work flow analysis methods, tools and techniques, data types, methodologies, techniques, procedures, processes and systems as they related to the function, mission, capabilities and role of the Acquisition Administration and Program position.
2. Knowledge of personnel, budget, security and office processes.
3. Skill in analyzing, planning, organizing and coordinating work.
4. Skill in oral written communication.
5. Skill in using computer systems, networks and applications.
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.
IF USING 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.
These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions for grades 5-15. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint individuals to select defense acquisition workforce positions, or 'EHA Acquisition,' pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Positions are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-05 Target GS 15). There may be promotion potential up to the GS-15 or equivalent.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.
Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.