ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Jan 07, 2021
Closes
Jan 19, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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The primary purpose of this position is to broaden the skills, enhance and develop the executive career broadener's leadership competencies, technical occupational competencies, and business skills while contributing support to the mission and function of the organization and processes of the AF Civil Engineering Civilian Career Enhancement Program
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Responsibilities

DUTY 1
In a Career Broadening capacity, manages the integration of Civil Engineer functional data and information from authoritative data sources for Headquarters A4C, Civil Engineer, OSD, SAF, and other Civil Engineer organizations for the purpose of responding to formal inquiries from within and outside of the organization.

DUTY 2
In a Career Broadening capacity, serves as functional consultant and represents the Integration Division and its sister divisions in matters relating to civil engineering and installation support functional areas.

DUTY 3
Performs Career Broadening assignments involving data and information management and integration, planning, and organization and participates in the Business Process Reengineering and other process improvement efforts.

DUTY 4
As a Career Broadener, exercises independent judgement to apply functional knowledge of a broad range of qualitative and quantitative analyses of Civil Engineer programs and policies.

DUTY 5
As a Career Broadener, serves on teams and working groups composed of various functional disciplines engaged in developing and recommending proposals and implementation plans associated with weapon system bed downs, mission realignment and change.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • A working knowledge and practical experience using Civil Engineer authoritative data sources, such as CE Cash, as well as a thorough grasp of theory to identify and define the nature and scope of obscure problems is required.
  • This position meets the professional exemption criteria for the Fair Labor Standards Act (5 CFR 551.207).
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Mobility is a condition of employment. Employee must sign AF-wide mobility agreement.
  • The work requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.
  • Career Broadening positions are managed by AFPC/DP2Z and are centrally funded.
  • Positions are established specifically to provide developmental experience designed to broaden the skills and/or enhance the leadership perspective of a high-potential, mid-level manager.
  • Career Broadening also provides training and developmental opportunities at various organizational levels.
  • These assignments offer the qualified candidate a unique assignment in that the candidates brings certain experience to the assignment while gaining new experiences in a different work environment
  • TEMPORARY PROMOTION: If the position is filled as a temporary promotion, upon completion of the career broadening assignment, the temporary promotion may lead to permanent promotion without further competition
  • Travel by regularly scheduled commercial or military conveyances IAW Joint Travel Regulations may be required in performance of TDY
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • The individual may be required to work remotely (telework) as directed by local authorities.


Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-12) or equivalent in other pay systems.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. 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. In-depth ability to apply a working knowledge of Civil Engineer and Installation Management organizational concepts, principles, requirements, technology, and programs to independently manage assigned program areas.
2. Knowledge of a broad range of problem solving methods, practices, and techniques used to determine viable approaches and solutions in communicating new concepts, goals, and objectives, including Air Force Service Development and Delivery Process and Business Process Re-engineering.
3. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective relationships, building consensus and coalitions, negotiating, and resolving conflicts with a variety of individuals and organizations.
4. Ability to research and interpret congressional language and DoD and federal agency regulations, policies and public laws, to incorporate into Air Force policy and guidance.
5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and maintain good working relationships to gain support for program goals both in person and virtually (teleworking).
6. Ability to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended solutions, plan, organize and package the entire process in briefings, papers, or reports suitable for top management use and decision-making.

Education

Not Applicable

Additional information

PCS restrictions: An employee selected to make a PCS to a Career Broadening assignment is restricted from making a second PCS for 12 months

Defense National Relocation Program is Authorized

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Employee may be required to work extended or other than normal duty hours to include evenings and weekends and may be subject to recall.

Employee must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security level required based on the position's sensitivity.

Mobility is a condition of employment. Employee must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement

Work may require extensive travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft

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Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

How You Will Be Evaluated

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.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The 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 meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
  • Online Application: Questionnaire
  • Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn ), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
  • Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action . The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement , block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
  • Promotion Consideration: If you wish to be considered as a promotion candidate and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one-year time-in-grade requirements. You will need to provide additional SF-50s which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-Grade, Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).


  • 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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