Project Manager

Washington D.C.
May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
    • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
    • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

    For each job on your resume, provide:

    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    

    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    The GS-14 salary range starts at $117,191 per year.   If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.  


    You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is experience developing and defining short-and long-term strategies to meet the needs and requirements of customer agencies and to promote their satisfaction with products and services. Experience must include providing the overall management of program objectives as well as providing authoritative advice and guidance to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of project management work for its client agencies and other related stakeholders and partners.

    Bargaining Unit status:  NFFE

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.  

    We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

    Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual based on prior non-Federal work experience or uniformed service experience.

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

    You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.  

    1. Knowledge of the business elements of projects and in effectively achieving agency mission and goals, using agency methodologies and best professional practices in budgeting and financial processes, while conforming in the laws, regulations and procedures relating to Federal projects.
    2. Ability to manage projects impacted by multiple competing priorities and requirements and to successfully integrate these requirements to meet the goals and objectives outlined for development initiatives.
    3. Ability to effectively manage project financial planning and analysis. Use of financial management knowledge, techniques, and innovation to achieve project results with on-budget, fiscal integrity.
    4. Knowledge of business management, concepts, principles, and practices sufficient to permit the incumbent to serve as the manager of designated major projects from the preliminary identification stage through initiation, planning, execution and project closeout stages.
    5. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Excellent communication skills to interpret and explain highly complex and technical information to a wide range of stakeholders. The use of computers for business and project management applications is required.

    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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    Drug test required No

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