Supervisory Program Manager, GS-0340-14

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 22, 2019
Closes
Oct 26, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Acquisitions, Project Management Division (CG-9311) located in Washington, DC.

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Responsibilities

You will serve as the Long Range Surveillance (LRS) Program Manager for acquisition, conversion, and sustainment efforts for C-130J aircraft. You will also provide direction and oversight of program budget requirements, acquisitions, manpower, materials, initial logistics, and services that provide the Coast Guard operating forces with the best means to accomplish their missions. The LRS program includes acquisition of new baseline C-130Js as well as conversion to the Coast Guard-unique HC-130J configuration which includes a mission system suite of sensors and communications and operator stations to perform the DHS mission set. The position requires a Charter for cost/ schedule/ performance responsibilities and accountabilities delegated by the Coast Guard's Component Acquisition Executive (CAE). As such, applicants should possess or be able to obtain a Senior Level (Level III) certification in Program Management within 18 months of onboarding.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.

Typical work assignments include:
  • Supervising employees performing work at the GS-14 level and military staff performing acquisition, administrative, and technical tasks.
  • Managing a multi-million dollar portfolio of C-130 LRS Acquisition Project.
  • Directing the development and documentation of long and short-range planning efforts, and ensuring their subsequent implementation as appropriate.
  • Coordinating the work efforts of technical personnel in conducting conceptual business systems analyses and investigations of highly unstructured and interconnected problem involving both difficult technology and complex human relations or programmatic issues.
  • Provides leadership and administrative and/or technical guidance necessary for accomplishing the work of the C-130 LRS Acquisition Project.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - This position may require occasional travel.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Selective Service registration required.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

To qualify for the GS-14: Applicants must possess specialized experience equivalent to 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level (GS-13) that is similar to experience gained in the Federal sector. Examples of specialized experience include:
  • Establishing guidelines for performance expectations and evaluating performance of staff members
  • Coordinating LRS budget submissions, obligation and expenditure plans, and implementation strategies
  • Preparing reports and other presentations on LRS project planning, evaluation, and execution
  • Originating and establishing unique methods and applications that provide innovative solutions to complex business issues.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

Selectee may be required to obtain a Top Secret due to facility requirements for HC-130J sensor integration efforts.

This is a supervisory position, under provisions of the Civil Service Reform Act, first time supervisors and/or managers will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6272. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be referred for consideration. The following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform this job:

  • Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for assessing and improving program effectiveness and complex management processes and systems.
  • Knowledge of program management and organizational analysis principles, methods, practices and techniques; analytical methods; and interpersonal relations practices to develop new methods and approaches in planning, integrating and evaluation programs.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with senior management and study teams to accept recommendations, where studies and proposals involve substantial resources, require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures and may be in conflict with past precedence.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to supervise.


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    1. Your resume
    2. If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see ICTAP eligibility.
    3. OPM must authorize employment offers for former or current Political Appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information. Submit proof of your former or current status, such as your SF-50. Please see here.

    All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you are unable to submit your documents electronically, you may fax or mail the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with fax number and instructions to transmit the requested documents. The required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-123HQ), ATTN OFFICE OF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (JOBS), US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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