SCIENTIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 20, 2019
Closes
Feb 20, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
  • Generally, current Federal employees applying for APS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. All qualifications and pay band requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • This position requires a Secret security clearance.
  • Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may OR may not be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.
  • Recruitment incentives may OR may not be authorized to eligible new hires.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station.
  • 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-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Developing life cycle cost models, cost estimates and cost risk analysis; performing Earned Value Management analysis; and developing Estimates of Completion (EACs).

    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/1500/operations-research-series-1515/

    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.

    Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a bachelor's or higher degree in operations research OR have successfully completed a bachelor's or higher degree with 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 and at least 3 of the 24 semester hours are in calculus.

    This position would support one or more of the programs within the US Navy's Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO(EIS)). Frequent travel within the National Capital Regions commuting area may be required as PEO (EIS)'s main office is located in Arlington, VA however, the program office within PEO (EIS) are spread between Arlington, VA, the Washington Navy Yard, DC, Suitland, MD, and other locations in the National Capital Region.

    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 Business Cost Estimator at Level III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.

    The pay schedule and pay band for all Demonstration Project Professional Positions will be DP-1/2/3/4

    This position is in the Personnel Demonstration Project under authority of Title VII of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978.

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by 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.

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

    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

    ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

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

    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.

    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:

    • ORAL COMMUNICATION
    • RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
    • STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
    • WRITTEN COMMUNICATION


    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    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.

    All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Read more Security clearance Secret

    Drug test required No


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