Patuxent River, Maryland
Dec 07, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Full Time

  • You will develop and review program technical and mission documentation such as: Operational Requirements Documents, Missions Element Needs Statement, Decision Coordinating Paper, Program Master Plan, Program Management Plan.
  • You will participate in the design and development of new systems by assessing the supportability and maintainability of proposed systems and technology applications.
  • You will develop and implement the support and maintenance concepts and develop the maintainability requirements for assigned systems.
  • You will perform cost analysis and life cycle costing studies for assigned systems.
  • You will review and approve changes to logistics documentation including Maintenance Plans.
  • You will track all ECPs from the date of approval to final installation of the change on each end item.
  • You will plan the phasing of end item logistics support responsibilities to the field.
  • You will implement all aspects of the ILS plan. Modify the logistics or maintenance plans, and Master Index of Repairables, as planning factors and/or requirements change.


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
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • 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 exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training, and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field L-Life Cycle, Level 3.
  • If you possess DAWIA certification, please indicate your certification Level and Career Field information in your resume. If not certified you may still apply and be selected but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
  • Certification requirements may be viewed at: http://www.icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.
  • Must obtain/maintain Secret clearance level.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: (1) Applying advanced theories, principles, and techniques of logistics management to function as a technical authority in aircraft weapon system product support management; (2) Demonstrated job experience and understanding of system equipment life-cycle phases and documentation, planning, analysis and reviews associated with those phases; (3) Formulating support and maintenance concepts and maintainability requirements for an aircraft weapon system; (4) Utilizing in-depth working knowledge of DoD budget processes to exercise resource responsibility over support budgets and funding for assigned program; (5) Developing contracts and contract modification required for the acquisition of logistics supportability products; and (6) Assisting integrated team members in the accomplishment of work to resolve problems and deliver cost-effective logistics products.

This position focuses on providing Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for integration of Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) systems on the EA-18G aircraft in support of the fielded aircraft systems through their life cycle. Direct Interfacing with PMA-234, PMA-265, PMA-205, PMA-260, NAVSUP WSS, DOD, OPNAV, JPO, other services/agencies, the Fleet, field activities, and contractors.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: 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.

Additional information

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

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

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.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

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

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score of 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all the following documentation at the time application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate.
For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possess knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.

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