Science and Technology Transition Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Oct 28, 2020
Closes
Nov 05, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

As a Science and Technology Transition Manager at the GS-0301-14/15 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • The S & T Transition Manager provides continuous support for the Director, DTRA with the Science Advisors for each CCMD.
  • In support of the Director's policy initiatives, reviews pertinent U.S. government, DoD, CJCS, and DTRA policies, directives, regulations, and procedures, many of which are broadly stated, generally non-specific, and require considerable interpretation in carrying out assigned responsibilities. Results of efforts significantly influence Agency science and technology programs and processes and modify important Agency relations with DoD, major military commands, and the Interagency.
  • Exercises a high degree of discretion and judgment in evaluating interrelated S&T and resource analyses as well as in considering the impact of other Agency programs in order to maximize effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of U.S. government efforts to counter the threat of WMD.
  • Assists in the development and approval of the CCMD requirements letters and Science and Technology Integrated Priority List (STIPL) and associated plans, and will develop a monitoring program to measure Science and Technology Transition performance of tasks.
  • Ensures the coordination and tracking of S & T related visits to all CCMD's Area of Responsibility (AOR) by key DTRA personnel and coordinates the integration of DTRA support to CCMD S & T efforts through the appropriate Area Desk Officers and DTRA Liaison Officer.
  • Speaks at events at CCMD S&T venues with audiences often including hundreds of attendees from government, industry and international partner nations.
  • Assists in the development of strategies for the full lifecycle of potential projects and advocating the allocation of funding to those projects.
  • Makes decisions on undefined technical and programmatic issues based on extensive analyses to determine the nature and scope of complex problems and their potential solutions.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Full time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • PCS: Not Authorized
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
  • Subject to pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic drug testing thereafter.
  • May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to conduct frequent travel both domestically and internationally.


Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-14 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Assessing warfighter Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) technology requirements.
  • Providing assessments and analysis of capability requirements to CWMD.
  • Assisting in developing plans, strategy, and doctrine, as well as programs, policies, procedures and systems determinations related to CWMD military missions and national security strategies.
You may qualify at the GS-15 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:
  • Assessing warfighter Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) technology requirements and matching them against current and anticipated research and development areas;
  • Providing assessments and analysis of capability requirements to CWMD;
  • Developing plans, strategy, and doctrine, as well as programs, policies, procedures and systems determinations related to CWMD military missions and national security strategies;
  • Translating Combatant Command Integrated Priority Lists, submitted to support the Capability Gap Assessment, into objectives for near- and long-term research & development requirements.

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 .

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

Incumbent is required to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form, OGE 450, within 30 days of entering the position, annually and upon termination of employment in accordance with DoD Directive 5500.7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, August 30, 1993.

Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs:
This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

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 resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified below, required for this position.

Competencies:
  • Communication (Written and Verbal)
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management
  • Team Building
  • Technical Credibility


Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best Qualified:
This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/competitive-hiring/#url=Category-Rating

Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Veterans Preference:
If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job.
For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .

Military Spouse Preference: If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist , save the document and attach it to your application package.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).
Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

The following documents are REQUIRED:
1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted on any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., "HRS per week and month/year to month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume
2. Veteran's Documents:

If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents
  • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK OR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:
https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation%205-4-2020.pdf?ver=2020-05-07-140551-783

If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable). Additional documentation required if previously held a federal position: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months)

For More Information: https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf

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