CYBER PROGRAM SPECIALIST

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Meade, Maryland
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Training Strategy Formulation. Develops training strategy in support of COCOM and Department of Defense (DoD) operations and exercises.
  • Training Policy Development and Alignment. Develops training strategy in support of COCOM and Department of Defense (DoD) operations and exercises.
  • Training Assessment. Evaluates training operations, advises leaders on options for improvements to training programs of critical importance to achieve better alignment with strategic plans and policy directives, and provides alternatives with predicted outcomes.


  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • U.S. Citizenship Required
    • All new CES employees are required to complete a three-year CES trial period
    • The employee must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET SCI clearance as a condition of employment and must complete a counter intelligence scope polygraph exam.
    • PCS expenses will be paid
    • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
    • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide
    • This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program.
    • The employee may be recalled to duty, may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays, and may be required to work overtime.
    • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military and/or commercial aircraft
    • Employee must maintain current certifications
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments
    • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
    • The incumbent must meet NSA personnel security requirements outlined in NSA/CSS Policy 5-1.
    • Recruitment and Relocation will be authorized for this position
    • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
    • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit


    Qualifications

    In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

    This is a GG-13 position in the Cyber Excepted Service (CES). The GG-13 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-13 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: Ability to collaborate with strategic planners to assess, identify, and integrate training objectives and standards into military organizations' strategic plans. knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices relevant to the definition and continuing refinement of training strategy and policy in support of operational military functions and programs, and skill in applying this knowledge base to difficult and complex work assignments

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

    1. Ability to collaborate with strategic planners to assess, identify, and integrate training objectives and standards into military organizations' strategic plans.
    2. Ability to interpret and apply federal regulations and DoD/Service-level policy governing training to develop enterprise-level guidance materials and support their interpretation/application.
    3. Knowledge of missions, roles, functions, organizational structures, relationships, and operational planning objectives as they apply to training in DoD organizations.
    4. Knowledge of and skill in selecting and applying a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to evaluate enterprise-level training strategies, policies, and programs.
    5. Ability to plan and independently manage short- and long-term projects and to cultivate and sustain positive working relationships to project completion.
    6. Skill in communicating effectively with tact and diplomacy, orally and in writing, to advocate agency positions; to recommend response to criticism of the agency's function or performance; to logically and effectively explain programs, functions, and activities and gain understanding of the organization's efforts by concerned publics

    PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    Additional information

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

    Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in Executive Order 14043. Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as "fully vaccinated" prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement. More information on COVID requirements may be found here . Additionally, please do not disclose your vaccination status on your resume.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here .

    When job announcements indicate PCS costs are authorized, overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and any applicable Federal Overseas Regulations.

    Selectees physically residing permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA), Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval). Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S. and possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information.

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