Operations Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Dec 07, 2021
Closes
Dec 11, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Serves as the Chief of Current Operations for a battalion with responsibility for the operational and staff management of a specialized program.
  • Participates in the planning, coordination, and supervision for all exercises and operational deployments.
  • Develops long range plans for current and emerging operations and oversees individual and collective training to achieve the commander's intent.
  • Leads the military decision making process (MDMP) for current and future operational planning.
  • Reviews higher headquarters guidance and directives, and then promulgates formal guidance to the organization as appropriate.
  • Coordinates and , where appropriate, leads collective interagency processes and produces planning products.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • May be required to work overtime or irregular hours.
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • In accordance with Change 3 to AR 600-85, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program, individual must successfully pass a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with access to sensitive compartmented information and special access programs.
  • Must pass the organization's Personnel Reliability Program which includes credit check, drug screening, polygraph and psychological evaluation.
  • Must be willing to deploy to hazardous duty areas in support of operations and training for periods of up to 120 days.


Qualifications

Who May Apply:
Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • 10-Point Other Veterans? Rating
  • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
  • 5-Point Veterans' Preference
  • Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Disabled Veteran w/ a Service-Connected Disability, More than 10%, Less than 30%
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A
  • Prior Federal Service Employee
  • United States Citizen Applying to a DCIPS Position
  • United States Citizen Applying to a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Position


Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe specialized experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in operational planning, interagency coordination, intelligence collection and military training; Experience in HUMINT or SIGINT/Cyber operations, such as collection analyses or collection management, and non-conventional US military capabilities and limitations.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Knowledge of and expertise in operational planning, interagency coordination, and military training.
  • Skilled in processing of staff actions, innovative thinking, organizing and planning, and timely decision making.
  • Strong ability to engage in professional, interpersonal interaction, create liaison relationships, establish and maintain effective working relationships, and cope with stressful situations and time sensitive critical activities.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively through oral and written correspondence.


Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with access to sensitive compartmented information and special access program
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 35- Operations Officer position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .


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