Job opening: PROGRAM SPECIALIST
Salary: $103 409 - 134 435 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an Air Force Civil Engineer Center Facility Related Control System program administrator for AF wide control system programs of varying size frequently requiring modification of a wide range of variables. Plans, develops, and establishes program guidance, assessments, requirements, and advisory services.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- Selectee is expected to be granted with and/or maintain the appropriate security clearance required for the position.
- If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
- Relocation costs or other incentives may be available and considered by the organization.
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- This position may require drug testing and the candidate may be subject to passing a drug test upon selection.
- The incumbent may be required to work extended hours, night, weekends, or emergency overtime.
- Incumbent is required to file an OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, upon appointment and
will require to file annually
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
- Selectee may be required to serve a probationary or trial period.
- This is a Centrally Managed position under the Civil Engineer Career Field
- May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties.
- Part 1; The incumbent may be required to acquire and maintain certification(s), such as Project Management
Professional, Certified Information System Security Professional
- Part 2: Advanced Security Practitioner Certification, Global Information Assurance Security Leadership Certification, and/or other specialized training authorized by supervisor.
Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Adminstration and Management Positions. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant has or will have within 120 days of closing this announcement at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-12 grade level or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes, but is not limited to providing strategic planning and technical guidance as well as seasoned consultative advisory services to the organization; overseeing and administering various program(s) across the organization developing the tools, templates, and guidance for program operation; resolving problems and issues guidance to prevent recurrence of problems; designing and managing comprehensive studies and/or projects; preparing and delivering briefings, training sessions/workshops, consultations, conferences, and orientations; and planning, reviewing and evaluating performance of contracts.
NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
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. Knowledge of federal contracting laws, executive orders, regulations, policies, directives, principles, and practices governing the administration of an Air Force wide control systems(s) program.
2. Knowledge at an expert level of analytical and evaluative methods, including a wide range of qualitative and quantitative techniques, plus a thorough understanding of how regulatory control system programs are administered. to measure compliance, assess effectiveness, identify deficiencies, analyze trends, and make recommendations for enhancements and improvements of programs and the resolution of problems.
3. Knowledge of AF Civil Engineer policies, procedures, methods, and publicity techniques of business operations to develop, revise, and advise on programs to meet goals and objectives within available resources.
4. Knowledge of organizational structures, missions, objectives, operating programs, key positions, and administrative policies and procedures across a the Air Force to conduct studies, which are frequently ad hoc team efforts, to identify, consider, and recommend options for the resolution of substantive organizational and program issues or complex problems not susceptible to treatment by standard methods.
5. Skill in justifying, defending, and recommending decisions on an end-to-end program within the Air Force's CE organization.
6. Skill in communicating, both orally and in writing, to provide seasoned consulting to operating managers and other specialists; lead team studies, negotiate complex, controversial issues; provide informational briefings to include options and recommendations to high level management; and establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships.
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.
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
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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.
- Address AF Installation and Mission Support Center
2000 Allbrook Drive
Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]