PROTOCOL SECURITY AND ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 23, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
  • Individual must be able to multi-task on a regular basis and be comfortable interacting directly with department and agency senior staffs.
  • The position is designated by the Air Force as a Test Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program.
  • As a mandatory requirement for employment in this TDP, the incumbent is to refrain from use of illegal drugs and, if required, submit to urinalysis testing.
  • The selectee must sign a statement acknowledging the position occupied is identified as a TDP.
  • In order to qualify, you must meet thespecialized 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-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of a wide range of international, national, Department of Defense, and agency protocol principles, requirements, and precedence to organize and oversee events, advise others on the propriety of preparations, and issue command guidance meant to enhance the protocol program. Knowledge of the functions of support organizations to plan and coordinate quarters, transportation, publicity, and mess support for visits by all levels of dignitaries and Distinguished Visitors.

    OR
    EDUCATION:
    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

    OR
    LL.M., if related. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

    OR
    COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
    A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts

    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-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 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. Ability to effectively organize and coordinate itineraries for senior officers, government officials and local, state and federal elected officials, to include members of Congress and their senior staff. Applies strong leadership skills and ability to define issues, solve problems, formulate alternatives, present cogent, logical solutions to senior managers of diverse backgrounds and interests.
    2. Knowledge and understanding of DoD Security policies, programs and systems, to include Sensitive Compartmented Information.
    3. Knowledge and ability to use and troubleshoot common software applications, such as Leaveweb and Microsoft Office, and information or Audiovisual systems problems and provide user support.
    4. Aggressive in identifying problem areas and solution paths; capable of exercising considered judgments about protocol, security/facility management, and information systems.
    5. Knowledge and ability to apply basic processes of administration, principles and standard practices of management, and techniques of organization, direction, coordination, and control for people and financial resources within established financial and/or time constraints.
    6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing sufficient to advise senior leaders, provide training and support to senior personnel, work as part of a team, and produce guidance and procedures in a clear, concise, factual manner.

    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.

    IF USING 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.

    ********************************ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS********************************
    ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS:
    The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

    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.

    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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    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 disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    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.

    BASIS OF RATING: The assessments for this job will measure

    • General competencies such as: Decision Making, Reasoning, Reading
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) as listed under Qualifications
    In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.

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    Drug test required Yes


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