MISSION SUPPORT TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 21, 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
Executes Air Force efforts to identify and secure task critical assets.

DUTY 2
In a Career Broadening capacity, serves as technical subject matter expert consultant and represents the Chief, Mission Assurance Integration and Synchronization Branch in matters relating to civil engineering and installation support.

DUTY 3
Performs Career Broadening assignments involving integrated planning and organizing and participates in the Pre-site Survey/visits for mission assurance assessments to validate asset data, determine criticality, and obtain information as necessary to help integrate and synchronize the MARPAs.

DUTY 4
As a Career Broadener, exercises independent judgement to apply technical expertise performing a broad range of highly complex and controversial qualitative and quantitative analyses of programs and policies which have major impact on the AF and DoD Mission Assurance Process.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Mobility agreement must be signed
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • PCS cost will be paid IAW Career Broadening Policy under this agreement.
  • 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
  • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random drug testing for drug use.
  • Position may require frequent travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • The employee may be required to work non-standard duty shifts.
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • The employee may be recalled to duty.
  • This position meets the administrative exemption criteria for the Fair Labor Standards Act (5 CFR 551.206).


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-13 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. Comprehensive understanding of the Civil Engineering and Installation Support processes and programs and a working knowledge of the Air Force DoD Mission Assurance construct along with the ability to analyze, articulate and advocated for oversight initiatives in support of integration and synchronization mission objectives.
2. In-depth ability to apply a wide range of Installation Management specialties, concepts, principles, criteria, requirements, technology, and practices to independently manage assigned program areas.
3. Comprehensive understanding of organizational structure, roles and relationships that exist between the Joint Staff, the Air Staff, the Combatant command, the component commanders, the AF MAJCOMs, AFIMSC, and installations in conducting Joint and AF planning.
4. Knowledge of military service program goals and objectives, the planning and execution of military operations and exercises, sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of assessing/evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions as related to actual events.
5. 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.
6. Possesses highly effective oral and written communication skills in order to conduct briefings, analyze, prepare and review correspondence and training documents, and present sensitive and sometimes controversial material and recommendations to higher authority and other Government agencies.

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 other than normal duty hours to provide direct support to leadership, conferences, or special initiatives.

Employee must obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SPECIAL COMPARTMENTED INFORMATION (TS/SCI) security clearance as a condition of employment.

Employee may be required to travel TDY to perform assigned duties on commercial or military aircraft.

Mobility is a condition of employment. Employee must sign AF-wide mobility agreement.

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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
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

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

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

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".


  • 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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