Program Manager, GS-0340-15

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 18, 2019
Closes
Mar 18, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Travel may be required approximately 5 days per month.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to attain DHS Prog Mgt Level lll Cert within 18 Months.
  • This position may require a one (1) year Probationary period.
  • This position requires a SECRET Clearance.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    To be considered at the GS-15 level: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

    Specialized experience includes:

    • Applying and implementing administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents for an acquisition program

    • Analyzing program issues and proposing solutions for a more effective and efficient program operation

    • Advising senior staff on acquisition management and support issues and/or processes

    • Leading acquisition management studies to improve long range plans and goals 

    • Preparing/contributing to technical reports and/or other documents that are presented to high level audiences on acquisition program planning and evaluations

    Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Moving expenses (PCS) will not be paid.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. See the required documents section of the announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6255. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be referred for consideration. The following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform this job:

    *Mastery knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems. 

    *Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents  applicable to the administration of one or more important public programs. 

    *Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

    *Skill to plan, organize and direct team study work and to negotiate effectively with management.

    *Knowledge of acquisition process including rules, regulations, policies and procedures of various fields such as logistics, engineering, and overhaul and repair.


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    Drug test required No


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