LESSONS LEARNED PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Posted
Dec 08, 2021
Closes
Dec 15, 2021
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a LESSONS LEARNED PROGRAM SPECIALIST at the GS-0301-11/12 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Manage and coordinate JECC Joint Lessons Learned Program (JLLP).
  • Serve as the point of contact for completion and collection of lessons learned observation reports and after action items from the JECC staff and subordinate elements subsequent to all exercises, operations, or at designated points during exercises and operations.
  • Evaluate and confirm JECC staff and subordinate elements' ability to provide and deploy mission packages that are ready to support global requirements.
  • Serve as expert advisor for activities associated with planning and execution of exercises.
  • Provide supervisors/management and Combatant Commanders with details on how planned training aligns with the JECC Commander's training guidance and requirements.
  • Prepare and present high-level briefings and reports, responses to queries, justifications, and background papers on technical aspects in areas of expertise and assignment.


Requirements

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: Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible at management discretion
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • The employee will be required to obtain and maintain a TS-SCI security clearance as a condition of employment
  • This position is designated by the Air Force as a Test Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program
  • This position is designated as a key position IA W AFI 36-507, employee will have to sign a statement of understanding
  • Travel and relocation expenses, if approved, will be paid IAW JTR and AFMAN 36-606


Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-11 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Assisting with the analysis of lessons learned using statistical and trend analysis techniques and working with management to advise leadership of emergent issues, identified lessons, and best practices.
  • Documenting observations, issues, lessons, and best practices during all operations, exercises, and day-to-day activities.
  • Participating in an agency's exercise planning, conducting mission analysis, and tailoring force packages to meet specific exercise requirements.
OR

B. You possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.

OR

C. You have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and you have more than one year but less than two years of education as described in B. You have computed the percentage of the requirements that you meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the first year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.)

You may qualify at the GS-12 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Analyzing lessons learned using statistical and trend analysis techniques and advising leadership of emergent issues, identified lessons, and best practices.
  • Ensuring observations, issues, lessons, and best practices are documented during all operations, exercises, and day-to-day activities.
  • Participating in an agency's exercise planning, conducting mission analysis, and tailoring force packages to meet specific exercise requirements.

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.

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience at the GS-12 level.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims.

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Foreign Education

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: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

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: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/
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Due to COVID-19, our organization is currently in a diverse telework posture. If selected, you are required to communicate with your supervisor to discuss established work schedules and the current telework posture of your work center. As reentry into the office progresses, you may be eligible to participate in a continued telework arrangement based on the terms of the work center'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 https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

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 http://www.sss.gov for more information.

For more information, please visit

https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo%2012-1-2020.pdf?ver=ECNbdsHtGilTd3OENN4A0Q%3d%3d

Other Notes:

The position has been identified as "Key". Duties of this position are essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available."


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:
http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

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


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