Program Management Officer

Arlington, Virginia
Apr 30, 2019
Apr 30, 2019
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

  • U.S. Citizenship Required.
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see
  • A Top Secret/SCI security clearance must be obtained and maintained.
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations.
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
  • Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments.
  • This is a Key Position, entails contuinued performance of duties and responsibilities during periods of national emergencies and/or mobilization.
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of performing in a supervisory capacity, responsible for directing, managing, and analyzing all assigned organization support to sensitive and compartmented national security special access programs involving airlift operations, logistics management, intelligence, financial management, and personnel requirements.

    FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

    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 a wide range of air transportation operations programs, regulations and policies, principles,
    operational concepts and directives, planning processes, and procedures, including but not limited to flight
    operations, Air Force flying instructions, aircrew flying limitations, duty day, and crew rest requirements, visual
    and instrument flight rules, Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), airfield information and restrictions, Flight
    Information Publications (FLIP) documents, worldwide route planning, international airway routes and
    structures, oceanic routes, controlled and uncontrolled airspace, aeronautical charts, airways, flight safety
    issues, Foreign Clearance Guide (FCG), worldwide aircraft and personnel diplomatic clearance process, and
    commercial carrier industry requirements.

    2. Knowledge of tactical and strategic airlift and aerial refueling aircraft performance capabilities and limitations,
    including aircraft technical orders and performance data, such as range, fuel requirements, configuration,
    loading, take-off data, and weight restrictions; knowledge of logistics management policies, processes, and procedures, including hazardous materials handling, inspection and certification of cargo and personnel, for ground, air, or sea movement, munitions storage and transportation, supply pre-positioning, ground support equipment utilization, and material handling equipment utilization.

    3. Knowledge of inter-agency intelligence processes, procedures, organizations, and relationships, and the Defense
    Sensitive Support request and execution process; knowledge of a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices, particularly in reference to Special Access Program and Special Compartmented Information (SCI) standards and ntelligence Community directives.

    4. Knowledge of financial management processes and procedures, including budget planning and execution,
    funding authorization and obligation, and reimbursement required by the Economy Act.

    5. Knowledge of administrative processes utilized by Headquarters Air Force and required by a globally distributed workforce, including Task Management Tool and HAF staffing coordination and approval processes, Congressional inquiry responses, and Defense Travel System utilization, review, and approval procedures; knowledge of personnel management policies and procedures, including civilian hiring actions, active duty authorization change requests, and Air Force Personnel Center Green Door officer and enlisted assignment process.

    6. Ability to distill priorities from general leadership guidance, and establish and manage tasks across multiple mission areas to effectively cultivate, improve, realize, achieve, and enhance senior leadership situational awareness; ability to collaborate effectively and develop contacts in DoD and non-DoD Federal Agencies with the goal of establishing long-term successful working partnerships.

    7. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization; ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and through verbal communication, to senior Air Force, DoD, and non-DoD Federal Agency leaders.

    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.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    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.

    Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

    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.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

    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 (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) 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 WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please click here.

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    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.

    The resume/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 meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

    APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

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    Drug test required Yes

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