Pentagon, Virginia
Nov 27, 2021
Dec 01, 2021
Executive, Chief
Full Time

As the 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 CJCS and key decision makers within the DoD and JS 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 JS Comptroller.
  • Responsible for the full range of Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process for the entire DOM via the Joint Staff Comptroller.


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 to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, upon entering the position and annually, thereafter.
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see additional information.
  • This is a drug testing position. Subject to pre employment drug testing and random drug testing, thereafter.
  • Required to obtain/maintain Top Secret/SCI Security clearance
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized


You may qualify at the GS-15 grade level, 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 schedules and 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, 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.

Additional information

In accordance with the Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 1300.26, "Operation of the DoD Financial Management Certification Program (DFMCP)," this position requires a Level 3 Certification under the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. The incumbent is required to obtain and maintain certification within 24 months of entrance on duty.

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.

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:

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

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: