INTERDISCIPLINARY

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Naval Research Laboratory, D.C
Posted
Nov 21, 2021
Closes
Nov 28, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will possess knowledge of advanced research and technologies in space sciences, space and ground based sensor technology, environmental remote sensing and modeling, sensor data analysis, and interpretation/exploitation for Naval systems.
  • You will demonstrate ability to manage and coordinate the technical and administrative aspects of research and development efforts in the Division.
  • You will demonstrate ability to organize technical, programmatic and financial aspects of research proposals and projects.
  • You will possess ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • You will demonstrate ability to conduct basic and applied research in space science, and/or related areas.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.


Qualifications

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band (NP-03) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: (1) Gaining experience with the conception, planning, evaluation, and development of the scientific and technical programs encompassed in space sciences; (2) Organizing technical management of programs, including recommendations regarding projects, funding and commitment of personnel; (3) Establishing and maintaining collaborations inside the organizations and provide coordination with other Navy and Defense Laboratories necessary to fulfill joint program goals; (4) Remaining informed on research topics related to the Space Science Division mission including techniques and application to Naval and wider DoD operations, providing advice which may involve new concepts or application involving originality or ingenuity; and (5) Contributing to the establishment, monitoring and correction of Division administrative policies and procedures for security, information systems, safety and program acceptance, legal agreements, export control and review.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual.

Applicants must possess for the 1301 Series:

Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
OR
Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Applicants must possess for the 1310 Series:

Degree in physics; or related degree that included at least 24 semester hours in physics

OR

Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in physics totaling at least 24 semester hours, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Applicants must possess for the 1330 Series:
Degree: in one or a combination of astronomy, physics, mathematics, space science, or electronics. The course work must have included differential and integral calculus and 12 semester hours in astronomy and/or physics.

OR

Combination of education and experience -- at least 30 semester hours of courses equivalent to a major in any combination of astronomy, space science, physics, mathematics, and electronics, with required course work as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Applicants must possess for the 1520 Series:

Degree: mathematics; or the equivalent of a major that included at least 24 semester hours in mathematics.

OR

Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in mathematics (including at least 24 semester hours in mathematics), as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
The total course work in the 1520 series above must have included differential and integral calculus and, in addition, four advanced mathematics courses requiring calculus or equivalent mathematics courses as a prerequisite.

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

Several vacancies may be filled.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

Veteran's preference does not apply when selecting individuals under this specific hiring authority. However, if you claim veteran's preference, you will be required to submit supporting documentation with your application as described in the Required Documents section below.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.

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