TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Oct 27, 2021
Closes
Nov 03, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Maintains cognizance over and liaison with the entire DISA DRRS Readiness enterprise (100+ personnel) as well as knowledge and awareness of the specific areas assigned.
  • Provides staff direction and guidance for program management, and provides technical advice and guidance concerning the overall direction of the operational readiness mission for DISA.
  • Conducts staff reviews of DISA Field Commands/Field Offices to coordinate issues across all aspects of area of responsibility, provide advice and assistance in problem areas, and evaluate the effectiveness of their readiness programs.
  • Reviews new readiness assessment programs developed by other government agencies, industry, and other institutions for possible application to DISA readiness assessment activities.
  • Maintains close liaison with Combatant Command and Joint Staff subject matter experts in activities associated with readiness programs.
  • Represents DISA at readiness meetings with the Joint Staff (JS) and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Pursuant to the Executive Order on Requiring COVID 19 Vaccination for Federal Employees, new DoD civilian employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 prior to entry on duty, subject to such exceptions as required by law
  • More details regarding vaccine requirements can be found at https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/. Selected candidates will receive further information during the job offer process.
  • This is an obligated position with DISA to which an employee has statutory restoration rights based on active military service, compensable injury or disability when fully recovered, or return rights based on having served an overseas tour(s).
  • Drug testing required.
  • Individuals tentatively selected for drug testing designated positions at the Defense Information Systems Agency will be required to submit to urinalysis for illegal drugs prior to appointment or placement.


Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the requirements described below.

Qualifying Experience:
To qualify at the GG-13, your resume must describe at least one year of experience that demonstrates the competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Experience refers to any paid or unpaid experience, including volunteer work and Military service, that would be considered equivalent to work normally performed at the next lower grade level in the federal service.

For this position, qualifying experience is defined as: Experience in in Joint Readiness, Readiness planning and Readiness reporting systems such as Defense Readiness Reporting Systems (DRRS), planning process, resources and capability gaps, and gathering, analyze, synthesize and assess data to develop effective training solutions and assess military and strategic risk and knowledge of all levels of war (strategic national, theater, operational and tactical).

Candidates must describe how they meet the qualifying experience and/or selective placement factor(s) within the body of their resume. All qualifications must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no substitution of education for the qualifying experienceat the GG-13 grade level

Additional information

  • This position is in the Excepted Service and does NOT convey eligibility to be converted to the Competitive Service. It is being recruited under 10 U.S.C. 1599f into the Cyber Excepted Service (CES) personnel system.
  • If you are a current Federal Career/Career-Conditional employee, you will be placed on an Excepted appointment.
  • This appointment does not confer eligibility to be non-competitively converted to an appointment in the competitive service.
  • Position may become permanent.
  • A three year trial period may be required if you have not previously completed a trial or probationary period in the excepted or competitive service.
  • Term Appointment NTE 3 yrs; this position would become permanent if the employee does not return (ie overseas return rights).
  • Telework maybe authorized.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Moving costs MAY be paid.
  • The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here .
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.
  • This is an obligated position with DISA to which an employee has statutory restoration rights based on active military service, compensable injury or disability when fully recovered, or return rights based on having served an overseas tour(s). When a position is obligated to an employee it means that he/she has an entitlement to that position. During the obligation period, the position may be filled on a temporary or permanent basis. When an obligated position is filled, the selected employee is required to sign an agreement acknowledging that (s)he is aware of the obligation and accepts the fact that (s)he may be displaced under reduction in force procedures at a later time.
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It applies to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. Please see this policy here .
  • Because this position is in the Cyber Excepted Service, Veterans' Preference will be applied to preference eligible candidates, as defined by Section 2108 of the Title 5 U.S.C. in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 3005, "CES Employment and Placement." If you are a veteran claiming veteran's preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.
  • For more information on the Cyber Excepted Service Personnel System, click here .
  • For more information on veterans' preference, click here .
  • For more information regarding qualifications requirements, click here .
  • If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .


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