Program Analyst, GS-0343-13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 22, 2021
Closes
Jan 25, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Acquisition Directorate, Polar Security Cutter Project Office (CG-9326), in Washington, D.C.

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Responsibilities

This position serves as the Secuirty Manager for the Polar Security Cutter (PSC), a major ship construction Program within CG-9 at Coast Guard (USCG) Headquarters in Washington, DC. The Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

- Developing and executing the program's Program Protection Plan (PPP) and Security Classification Guide (SCG)

- Coordinating and managing Program Protection Integrated Project Team (IPT) meetings

- Coordinating support across various agencies and with the shipyard in order to implement the PPP and other security measures

- Liaison with various DHS, USCG and US Navy organizations , and the shipyard on matters related to program protection, security, and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).,

- Providing expert technical guidance and advise top management on major issues.

- Providing informational and decisional presentations and papers to program leadership.

- Responsible for maintaining acquisition documents and reviewing security related CDRLs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Requires occasional travel to production and program review sites.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to undergo random drug testing.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

To be considered at the GS-13 level, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. For this position, specialized experience includes experience in a major USCG/USN Level I shipbuilding acquisition working within the Program Management Office, Project Resident Office/Supervisor of Shipbuilding, or in a commercial shipyard. Additionally demonstrate prior experience in Program Protection and the skills associated with leading a team to conduct in-depth analysis.

Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans , Peace Corps / VISTA volunteers , and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the required documentation, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6272. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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 résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

*Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems.

* Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to public programs.

* Knowledge of agency program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the worth of program accomplishments.

* Skill to plan, organize and direct team study work and to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial agency resources, require extensive changes in established procedures, or may be in conflict with the desires of the activity studied.

*Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

*Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems.

* Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to public programs.

* Knowledge of agency program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the worth of program accomplishments.

* Skill to plan, organize and direct team study work and to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial agency resources, require extensive changes in established procedures, or may be in conflict with the desires of the activity studied.

*Knowledge of the Program Protection process, and experience with the development of Program Protection Plans (PPP)

*Knowledge of Security Classification Guides (SCG), their development and their application

*Knowledge of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA)

*Comprehensive understanding of Operations Security (OPSEC), Personnel Security (PERSEC), Physical Security (PHYSEC), Information Security (INFOSEC), and Industrial Security

*Skill to plan, organize and direct a team of technical Subject Matter Experts (SME) in order to conduct multi-step analysis processes

*Ability to work across various agencies/directorates in order to achieve strategic goals.

*Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process
Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

Required Documents

1. Your resume
2. If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see ICTAP eligibility.
3. OPM must authorize employment offers for former or current Political Appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information. Submit proof of your former or current status, such as your SF-50. Please see here.

All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you are unable to submit your documents electronically, you may fax or mail the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system, with fax number and instructions to transmit the requested documents. The required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-123HQ), ATTN OFFICE OF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (JOBS), US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912.

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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