WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION SPECIALIST
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
- Knowledge of a full-range of Department of Defense (DoD) and national-level United States Government (USG) countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) policies and counterproliferation concepts, principles, and practices and the skills to apply this knowledge to difficult, multiagency work assignments.
- Interacts routinely with senior level Defense and other USG representatives providing expert advice and assistance to DoD components and USG interagency partners related to the implementation and sustainment of the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) and International Counterproliferation Program (ICP) plans, policies, and objectives.
- Represents DTRA in DoD and USG nonproliferation and counterproliferation for a while effectively guiding the functions of a higher level staff responsible for developing, reviewing and implementing national and DoD level CWMD policy and overseeing related operations with interagency and international stakeholders.
- Oversees, manages, coordinates, and integrates division operations and mission support to ensure timely and effective planning, coordination, and execution of international capacity building exercises, training, workshops, and engagements to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in accordance with DoD guidance and in cooperation with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Joint Staff (JS), other DoD components, interagency stakeholders, and foreign government counterparts.
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.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx
The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.
Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.
For more information, please visit http://www.dla.mil/Careers/SearchApply/Downloads.aspx .
Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Oversee establishment of plans, processes and procedures that define strategic project goals, objectives, priorities, and milestones.
- Oversee planning, organization, and implementation of international projects to build partner capacity.
- Overseeing and guiding the timely and effective completion of staff products and activities associated with Department of Defense and United States government national level policy matters.
- Prevent proliferation and disrupt associated networks.