Supervisory Engagements Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Closes
Nov 26, 2020
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
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Responsibilities

This position is being filled under DoD Modified Direct Hire Authority, Section 1109; PL, 116-92, dated 12/20/2019

As a Supervisory Engagements Officer at the GS-0301-14/15 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Identifies mutual technology interests, and then establishes the necessary agreements, project arrangements, information exchange, and joint development efforts.
  • Drafts external engagement policy and strategy for RD. Develops plans and rationale for interaction with supported CCMDs and partners. Proposes, negotiates, manages and defends the RDT&E partnership plans.
  • Serves as an expert in developing and implementing the policy for international R&D collaborations which involves a broad field of science and engineering, international cooperation, program management, and acquisitions.
  • Represents DTRA at the DoD level in developing, coordinating and implementing DoD-wide international RDT&E cooperation policy and strategy.
  • Responsible within the R&D Directorate for managing external engagement activities, overseeing and centrally coordinating RD external engagement at the Directorate-level.
  • Oversees preparation of official justification and agreement documentation including the Summary Statement of Intent, Information Exchange Annexes, and Project Agreements.
  • Supervises a professional staff of military and civilian personnel. Provides leadership consistent with the DTRA values, the DoD performance appraisal system, merit systems principles, EEO, and Affirmative Action policies, ensuring compliance with applicable government policies, standards, and practices.
  • Plans, organizes, supports and coordinates the work of team members.
  • Works with team members in developing performance plans and major performance objectives and provides advice and assistance on performance.
  • Develops and/or supports career plans, and identifies/make provisions for training and professional development needs of subordinates.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Occasional Travel
  • Work Schedule: Full-time
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Incumbent is required to file a financial disclosure statement.
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
  • PCS: Not Authorized


Qualifications

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

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
  • Leading and managing DoD international cooperative RDT&E agreements and RD's relationships with DoD Combatant Commands (CCMDs), Services, and other federal agencies.
  • Leading a team whose mission is to support RD's leveraging of key stakeholder science and technology advancements to increase U.S. DoD and partner capabilities to maintain U.S. superiority in countering weapons of mass destruction & asymmetric threats, and increase partner interoperability to respond to the warfighter's Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Threat Network technical requirements
  • Building and leading multidisciplinary teams in both a supervisory capacity and a collaborative, non-authoritative capacity.
  • Strategic and tactical communications, both verbal and in writing, with subordinates, peers, management and senior leadership at the SES/GO/FO level across Agencies and with strategic partners.
  • Leveraging strategic planning, critical thinking and problem solving skills to ensure engagements with strategic partners, including international, interagency and CCMD partners, are effective and aligned to guidance and requirements.
You may qualify at the GS 15 , if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
  • Leading and managing DoD international cooperative RDT&E agreements and RD's relationships with DoD Combatant Commands (CCMDs), Services, and other federal agencies.
  • Leading a team whose mission is to support RD's leveraging of key stakeholder science and technology advancements to increase U.S. DoD and partner capabilities to maintain U.S. superiority in countering weapons of mass destruction & asymmetric threats, and increase partner interoperability to respond to the warfighter's Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Threat Network technical requirements
  • Building and leading multidisciplinary teams in both a supervisory capacity and a collaborative, non-authoritative capacity.
  • Strategic and tactical communications, both verbal and in writing, with subordinates, peers, management and senior leadership at the SES/GO/FO level across Agencies and with strategic partners.
  • Leveraging strategic planning, critical thinking and problem solving skills to ensure engagements with strategic partners, including international, interagency and CCMD partners, are effective and aligned to guidance and 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.

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Additional information

Other Notes:

This is an Acquisition Workforce Position in the Program Management career field. The incumbent will be required to become certified, Level II in the applicable career field within 24 months, unless a position requirements waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. The incumbent must obtain a minimum of 80 continuous learning points (CLPs) for every 2 year CLP period, with a goal of at least 40 annually. The incumbent of this position must also complete all training required for Level II International Acquisition Career Path (IACP) within 24 months.

Flex and compensatory time: Occasional adjustment of work week to include performance during non-standard hours and weekends may be required to support coordination activities and meetings with DTRA overseas representatives, CCMD Staff, and foreign partners.


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/

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

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.

Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.

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.

For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

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 in 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" 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 FOR 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 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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