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Job opening: Program Manager

Salary: $132 368 - 183 500 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate, Office of Innovation and Collaboration. The primary purpose of this position is to develop multi-disciplinary, customer-driven, homeland security science and technology solutions and help train the next generation of homeland security experts. Non-BU: This is a non-bargaining unit position.

Duties

As a Program Manager, GS-0340-14/15, your typical work assignments may include: Providing technical leadership and direction in intelligence collection, operation research, data analytics, human and behavioral sciences, sensors and sensor systems, and modeling. Leading, managing, directing and coordinating annual and long-range strategic plans and required funding to implement research programs for assigned academic research centers. Directing scientists in the preparation of technical and administrative guides. Planning, coordinating and evaluating solicitations for grants and contracts for research projects to be conducted by university Centers of Excellence in support of the S&T mission. Coordinating with Compliance, Privacy, Legal, Security, and other appropriate offices to ensure all COE research is conducted in adherence with Federal and DHS regulations. This announcement will be open for 5 business days OR until the first 100 applications have been received, whichever happens first. View common definitions of terms found in this announcement: Common Definitions.

Requirements

  • 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.
  • Current federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
  • You must be able to obtain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • All DHS-HQ announcements have a 5 business days open period due to the number of applications received.

Qualifications

Specialized Experience: You qualify for the GS-14 grade level (starting salary $132,368) if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level in the Federal government, or equivalent public or private sector experience, performing duties such as: - Providing technical leadership and direction in specific research areas of intelligence collection, operations research, data analytics, human and behavioral sciences, sensor and sensor systems, and modeling. - Planning, coordinating and evaluating solicitations for grants and contracts for research projects in support of the mission. - Developing and implementing plans consistent with financial resources and requirements for procurement. You qualify for the GS-15 grade level (starting salary $155,700) if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 grade level in the Federal government, or equivalent public or private sector experience, performing duties such as: - Providing technical leadership and direction in specific research areas of intelligence collection, operations research, data analytics, human and behavioral sciences, sensor and sensor systems, and modeling - Planning, coordinating and evaluating solicitations for grants and contracts for research projects in support of the mission. - Developing and implementing plans consistent with financial resources and requirements for procurement. 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. Employees applying with an interchange agreement must provide proof of their permanent appointment. IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT ALL OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION AS A STATUS CANDIDATE. 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.

Education

Not Applicable


Contacts

  • Address Department of Homeland Security Headquarters OCHCO/HRMS/MS #0170 6595 Springfield Center Drive Springfield, VA 20598-0170 US
  • Name: Erica Wilson
  • Email: [email protected]

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