Director, Quality and Technical Directorate

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Dec 01, 2020
Closes
Dec 04, 2020
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

See below for important information regarding this job.

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Responsibilities

  • Please note, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Agency is operating in a maximum telework posture for all telework ready employees occupying a telework eligible position.
  • Serves as the Director, Quality and Technical Directorate, in support of DLA Energy
  • Provides input for development of the DLA Energy Strategic Plan on energy development with new and existing legislation and environmental regulations
  • Subject matter expert to the Commander and Deputy Commander, DLA Energy, in system functionality and business capabilities pertaining to petroleum, energy commodities, quality, operational Research and Development, renewable and alternative energy.
  • Recommends comments in response to Congress on draft policy rulings that may impact availability, interoperability, standardization, or procurement of petroleum products
  • Responsible for assuring development and maintenance of procurement specification clauses/provisions and assures quality for all assigned commodity items except for electricity and natural gas
  • Assesses accuracy of technical and quality contract clauses for use in worldwide solicitations for technical, engineering, test methods, measurement, and quality assurance procedures, for all fuels and related products procured by DLA Energy
  • Develops new energy initiatives and provides strategic energy initiative process improvement recommendations to senior level agency management.
  • Advises other Federal, state, and local governments pertaining to energy legislation and future energy developments
  • Represents the Agency on technical issues related to strategies, policy and initiatives to Capitol Hill, Office of Secretary of Defense, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Naval Research and Defense Logistics Agency
  • Leads and develops studies regarding strategic energy initiatives and utilizes a comprehensive Program Management Plan to record project concept development and track R/D programs, budget allocation/expenditures and program status


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
  • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive with Secret Access
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Bargaining Unit Status: No
  • Financial Disclosure Requirement: Required
  • This position requires an Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Level III certification in the Production Quality/Manufacturing-Quality Assurance Career Field within 24 months, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend.
  • Supervisory Probation: Required
  • Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Required


Qualifications

To qualify for Director, Quality and Technical Directorate GS-0301-15 your resume and supporting documentation must support:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-15 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
- Coordinating, managing, and implementing policies, programs, and systems with multiple levels of government and agencies
- Insuring disposition instructions for nonconforming petroleum products are provided in coordination with the customer and other DLA Energy elements, while meeting operational equipment requirements.
- Participating in or presiding as senior Agency representative at R&D events, alternative and renewable energy forums, energy quality meetings, and industrial/military standardization meetings.
- Experience in providing leadership to direct reporting personnel and, providing technical consultation to senior leaders of the agency and its partners

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

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.

For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

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

INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx . As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

The assessments for this job will measure the following Competencies:

- Petroleum Quality Procedures
- Policy Development
- Policy Coordination
- Quality and Technical Automation Processes and Procedures
- Legislation, Policy and Procedure Research
- Communication

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire and USA Hire assessments. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If your resume and/or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include:
  • Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible. IMPORTANT NOTE: Ensure that your resume does not contain any specialized characters, fonts, typefaces or formatting (e.g. tables, macros, etc.). It is also recommended that you convert/save your resume as a PDF prior to attaching to your application.
  • Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents .
  • If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found here .
  • If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency 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. NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: 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).

    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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