Pentagon, Virginia
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Executive, Chief
Full Time

As a CHIEF JOINT STAFF SUPPORT SERVICES OFFICE at the GS-0301-15 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Serves as an authoritative adviser and consultant to the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff and key decision makers within the Department of Defense and Joint Staff on a variety of administrative issues, programs, and operations.
  • Creates a strategic plan for the office, including multi-year milestones and major goals/objectives, and develops monitors the plan for success in achieving desired results - his includes the creation of performance metrics that ensure programs/operations function in an effective manner.
  • Makes recommendations that involve broad and complex issues related to mission requirements, legislative mandates, regulatory authority decisions, and policy-related issues or other rulings that require the development of tradeoffs, compromises, and alternate courses of action to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Routinely prepares position papers and briefs senior managers on issues/problems with significant resource impact on JS operations
  • Plans, manages, and executes various services in support of the entire Joint Staff, including facility and space management, logistics management, printing/graphics, mail distribution, and Defense travel administration.
  • Incumbent serves as the Working Resource Member Council (WRMC) leader for the Directorate of Management (DOM) and this includes making high-level recommendations and decisions regarding funding and annual Program Objective Memorandum (POM) planning through the Joint Staff Comptroller.
  • Responsible for the full range of Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process for the entire Directorate of Management via the Joint Staff Comptroller.
  • Manages the property accountability program for the Joint Staff and acts as the Component Program Lead reporting to Office of the Secretary of Defense.
  • Oversees a robust Government Purchase Card program.
  • Serves as an authoritative policy adviser to managers and leadership and develops and implements new policies and procedures.
  • Leads a wide range of complex analytical studies that ensure the effective and efficient functioning of highly complicated Joint Staff programs and operations.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: May be Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • Security: Employee must obtain/maintain a Special Sensitive (Top Secret/SCI) security clearance
  • Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized.
  • IAW (DoD) Instruction 1300.26, "Operation of the DoD Financial Management Certification Program (DFMCP)," this position requires a Level 3 Certification. Required to obtain and maintain certification within 24 months of entrance on duty.


You may qualify at the GS-15, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Determining program goals and objectives, developing strategic plans for achieving annual and multi-year objectives; and establishing performance metrics to ensure programs function in an effective manner.
  • Planning, leading, and executing a broad range of customer service support functions (e.g., facilities, space, logistics, procurement, printing/graphics and travel);
  • Executing the full range of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process for a variety of program types;
  • Serving as a policy adviser to managers and leadership and developing and implementing new policies and procedures;
  • Leading complex analytical studies that ensure the effective and efficient functioning of highly complicated programs.

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.

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: .

COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 60 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.

Selective Service Requirement: Please visit for more information.

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Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

All documents must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

The incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, upon entering the position and annually, thereafter.