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Salary: $155 700 - 183 500 per year
Published at: Jul 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD). CWMD's mission is to develop strategies to protect the country from threats. This position serves as the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) of the Systems Support Directorate of CWMD. Incumbent provides management and oversight of the workforce within acquisition, test & evaluation, and research & development. Non-BU: This is a non-bargaining unit position.


As a PROGRAM MANAGER, GS-0340-15, your typical work assignments may include: Oversee the management of research and development, test and evaluation, and acquisition efforts. Provide oversight and guidance of the development and acquisition of program plans, contracting activities, and budget planning and execution to include the full multiyear planning cycle. Provide leadership and advice to program office and directorate leadership for the management of multiple and/or complex research and development, test and evaluation, and acquisition programs, to include contract administration, financial management and budget preparation. Execute the full range of supervisory duties typically associated with first- and second-level supervision to include, but not limited to, time and attendance, leave management, performance evaluations, training management, resolving conflicts and grievances, staffing and recruitment, and furthering the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO). All DHS announcements have a 5 business day open period due to the number of applications received. View common definitions of terms found in this announcement: Common Definitions.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • You must submit to a pre-employment drug test.
  • You must meet time-in-grade requirements.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
  • Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
  • This position has been designated as SPECIAL SENSITIVE and requires you to obtain and maintain security clearance at the TOP SECRET level with access to sensitive compartmentalized information (SCI) to perform the assigned duties.
  • You will be required to file an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment and will be required to file annually.


Specialized Experience: You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal government, performing duties such as: Performing oversight or review of very broad extensive acquisition programs and associated activities. Providing technical and administrative direction of employees. Performing oversight or review of test and evaluation OR research and development activities. Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level. All qualifications and eligibility requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Time-in-grade: Current General Schedule (GS) federal employees, and those that have served in GS positions within the last 52 weeks, must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade, or a combination of the next lower grade level and an equivalent band in the federal service by the closing of this announcement. Note: Current or former Federal employees MUST submit a copy of their SF-50 Form which shows competitive service appointment ("position occupied" block 34 on the SF-50 should show a "1"), tenure group (block 24 should show a 1 or 2), grade, and salary. If you are applying for a higher grade, please provide the SF-50 Form which shows the length of time you have been in your current/highest grade (examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, With-in Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s dated a year apart within the same grade/job). If you have promotion potential in your current position, please provide proof. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT ALL OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION AS A STATUS CANDIDATE. National Service Experience: 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. Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address Department of Homeland Security Headquarters OCHCO/HRMS/MS #0170 6595 Springfield Center Drive Springfield, VA 20598-0170 US
  • Name: Ryan Weisbrod
  • Phone: 202-964-4829
  • Email: [email protected]


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