BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY SPECIALIST
- Full Time
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
?GS-05: Successfully completed 3 years of general experience, which includes 1 year of experience equivalent to the GS-04. Examples of general experience include assist in performing developmental work assignments, assist in performing recurring work assignments in special studies and projects.
GS-07: 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-05 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes following instructions given by supervisor and higher-graded specialist, performing structured work assignments of limited difficulty combined with training that familiarizes the employee with functions and operations of the organization.
GS-09: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes performs developmental assignments of moderate difficulty work procedures and a number of specific guidelines.
GS-11: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes planning, organizing, and coordination of projects/programs through designated phases of the acquisition cycle by performing routine and recurring programs management work.
GS-12: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include assigned projects/programs to include cost estimates, schedules and performance supportability baseline requirements by applying methods and procedures. Plans, organizes, and coordinates activities of functional specialist to contracting, engineering, manufacturing, program control, configuration/data management, test, and logistics.
GS-13: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Specialized experience must have been at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes provides input into source selection and contractors monitoring of acquisition phases from development through production and development. Plans, organizes, and coordinates activities of functional specialist including contracting, engineering, manufacturing, program control, configuration/data management, test, and logistics.
GS-14: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-13 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes developing complete strategic and tactical plans to support assigned acquisition programs and implements and controls contractual, financial, and technical aspects of a project though designated phases of the acquisition cycle. Provide guidance, advisory support and assistance on a wide range of management issues.
GS-15: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-14 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes plans, organizes, and directs the organization with responsibility for the development of major aspects of key Air Force programs of national significant and/or essential operating programs
Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN
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 laws, principles, policies, and practices of systems acquisition and program management.
2. Knowledge of business, industrial management, contracting procedures, technical concepts, and production practices to evaluate contractor proposals and activities.
3. Knowledge of the missions, roles, functions, organizational structures, and operation which govern interface with and/or influence the systems acquisition process and integrated life cycle management.
4. Ability to plan, organize, and manage critical aspects of research, development, production, and support of subsystems or equipment, and integrate, analyze, and manage a variety of acquisition functions and personnel in support of the process.
5. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
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 can also be filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Select Technical Acquisition Positions for grades 5-15. Under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Positions are located Air Force-Wide and may be filled as permanent, term, or temporary with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.
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.