25% or less - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.
Applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience, equivalent to the next lower grade level, that has equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.
GS-11 Specialized experience:
Examples of specialized experience include demonstrated performance with: (1) using sound research methods to determine the effectiveness of program and project operations in meeting established goals and objectives; (2) skills related to economic analysis, political analysis, ethical analysis, data analysis, management and leadership; (3) conducting studies of program/project/organizational efficiency and productivity that result in changes or improvements in organization, staffing, work methods, and procedures; (4) preparing written documents (including detailed audit, policy analysis, and/or performance evaluation reports) that provide useful findings to a wide range of audiences and in accordance with professional standards that affect the overall efficiency and economy of programs and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines; and (5) presenting written and oral communication in a clear, accurate, and professional manner.
GS-12 Specialized experience:
Examples of specialized experience include demonstrated performance with: (1) analyzing and evaluating (on a quantitative or qualitative basis and based on sound research methods) the effectiveness of program and project operations in meeting established goals and objectives; (2) utilizing research skills related to advanced economic analysis, political analysis, ethical analysis, data analysis, management and leadership; (3) conducting studies of program/project/organizational efficiency and productivity and recommending changes or improvements in organization, staffing, work methods, and procedures; (4) preparing written documents (including substantial, detailed audit, policy analysis, and/or performance evaluation reports) that provide findings, guidance, and recommendations to a wide range of audiences and in accordance with professional standards that affect the overall efficiency and economy of programs and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and guidelines
GS-11 grade level equivalent Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
Education cannot be substituted for experience at the GS-12 grade level.
Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.
Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.
Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
NASA Credit for National Service
Identification of promotion potential in this position does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher level duties.
Any individual selected for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.
If you are invited for a structured interview you may be asked to produce a writing sample.
Position subjected to random drug testing.
This position will be recruited at the GS-11 and GS-12 grades only, with full performance to the GS-13.
Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Resumes will be rated by an automated system (Resumix) that matches the competencies extracted from the candidate's resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Candidates will be evaluated on the competencies they possess that are directly related to the duties of the job, as described in this announcement. Candidates should refer to NASA's Applicant Guide for assistance in developing a complete resume. NASA will not accept separate KSA statement.
A category rating method will be used to evaluate candidates. All candidates will be assigned to either a 70, 80, or 90 pt. quality category based on the degree to which their competencies meet the position requirements. All candidates in the 90 pt group, which is the highest quality category, may be referred for consideration. A human resources specialist will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official. In certain instances when a large candidate pool exists within the highest quality category, additional weighting of scores may occur to further distinguish best qualified candidates. For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality category are considered well-qualified.