Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must possess quality level experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Quality experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of creditable experience: Knowledge of DoD , multi-national Personnel Recovery organizations, policies, legislation, and directives to plan and develop relationships and guidance for the application of complex procedures and technique to diverse situations and varying degrees of management control; and experience in managing, planning, budgeting and executing multi-national personnel recovery plans and programs utilizing diverse DoD and multi-national support structures and interagency cooperation on advance concepts, principles and practices. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.
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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 DoD , multi-national Personnel Recovery organizations, policies, legislation, and directives to plan and develop relationships and guidance for the application of complex procedures and technique to diverse situations and varying degrees of management control; and experience in managing, planning, budgeting and executing multi-national personnel recovery plans and programs utilizing diverse DoD and multi-national support structures and interagency cooperation on advance concepts, principles and practices.
2. Knowledge of Joint Chief of Staff, Combatant Commands, Special Operations Command, Service DoD, non-DoD agency and multi-national PR programs organization, roles, and functions to understand capabilities and assets utilized/deployed in support of multinational PR efforts, and provide staff level guidance on multinational PR programs and plans.
3. Practical knowledge in the DoD, NATO, and industry standard education and training design, development, and execution processes; and working with DoD and multinational partners' PR programs in Code of Conduct, SERE/rescue and recovery, Special Operations Forces personnel, capabilities, procedures, and Non-Conventional Assisted Recovery (NAR); understanding of pertinent international agreement, guidelines for the release of information or equipment; and DoD instructions governing Foreign policy agreements and foreign disclosure.
4. Skill in applying professional and polished oral and written communication required to convey complex and programmatic issues to high level/senior military, government, and civilian officials; and prepare and present briefings, lead project teams, chair meetings, prepare reports, author policy and procedures, and develop comprehensive project management plans.
5. Ability to understand all aspects of US, NATO, and European Defense Agency Personnel Recovery systems, policy, and processes; the DoD, defense agency, interagency, multi-national and coalition roles, responsibilities and inter-relationships with respect to personnel recovery; and understand the cultural and ethnic factors associated with all nations represented in bi-lateral and multi-lateral PR capability development initiatives, programs, and projects.
6. Ability and skill in the conduct of relevant, personnel recovery related research and development of multinational operations, capabilities, programs and procedures to prepare concise written reports, present innovative, imaginative and cohesive briefings, and other related duties as assigned.
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.
ARE YOU USING YOUR 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.
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.
90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
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Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)
Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.
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 and Relocation Income Tax Allowance 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 these allowances and eligibilities, 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 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.