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Company: Department of the Air Force
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:


DUTY 1: Serves as the Program Manager, Washington Office section for the DAF RCO-FSU, responsible for supporting threat assessment requirements, technology applications, operational evaluations, risk assessment, and risk mitigations.

DUTY 2: Coordinates development of and directs policies, principles, and concepts regarding planning and control of resources and protection/security of special technology and threat assessments in support of Combatant Commands and Intelligence Community assessment requirements.

DUTY 3: Plans, advises, reviews, and assess significant and complex threat systems vulnerabilities in support of activities for DoD, Combatant Commands, the Intelligence Community, and Special Operations Forces.

DUTY 4: Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.

DUTY 5: Manages a multidisciplinary staff, establishes operational, and technical guidelines.

Requirements Conditions of EmploymentU.S. Citizenship RequiredAll new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.Position is designated special-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).Travel and relocation expenses WILL BE PAID in accordance with the JTR AND AFMAN 36-606This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement ProgramMust be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory GuideThis position has been designated as a Testing Designated Position. Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission.Frequent travel by commercial and/or military aircraft is required for the purpose of performing temporary duty.The incumbent will be subject to a counterintelligence scope polygraph and urinalysis test.Employee must maintain current certificationsDisclosure of Political AppointmentsAdvance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resumeLeave accrual may be authorized upon requestThe incumbent must file an OGE-450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.Overtime may be required as workload demands and in some cases with no-notice due to urgency of time- sensitive matters.This position meets all requirements as a category 4 designation, and shall not be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization. This position must be removed from the Ready Reserve and CAN NOT become a member of the Ready Reserve. 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-15 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-15 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-15 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.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 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: 1) Applying knowledge of DoD and IC organizations, policies, legislation, and directives to plan and develop relationships and guidance for application of complex procedures and techniques to diverse situations and varying degrees of management control. 2) Providing a working knowledge and experience working with government and civilian personnel, DoD and non-DoD agencies to ensure organizational and the DoD positions are accurately reflected and defended. 3) Managing, planning, budgeting and executing intelligence and operations utilizing diverse intelligence support structures and inter-agency cooperation on advanced concepts, principles and practices. 4) Conducting relevant, intelligence and operational-related technical research and development, preparing concise written reports and presenting innovative, imaginative, and cohesive briefings. 5) Communicating to present sensitive information and/or recommendations on complex matters to higher authorities; skilled in written communications sufficient to develop guidance, regulations and directives dealing with complex issues. 6) Planning, organizing, and directing the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization. 7) Establishing and maintaining highly productive working relationships with team members, clients, industry experts, and others including interpersonal effectiveness with executive management, peers, employees, and contractors as well as in building relationships and maintaining close coordination with a range of customers.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. Comprehensive knowledge and experience in supervising and directing complex programs composed of multidisciplinary and multi-service (Joint) staffs supporting Combatant Command, Special Operations Forces, and Intelligence Community threat assessment requirements.

2. Extensive experience in positions of leadership including establishing objectives, making decisions, identifying requirements, gaining senior management support, initiating actions, and evaluating results.

3. Demonstrated decision making experience and the ability to apply this skill to assess risk and develop risk mitigation strategies. Skilled at communicating orally and in writing clear and concise reports. Able to prepare and communicate technical and non-technical presentations to a wide variety of audiences. Experience meeting with high-level management officials within DoD and OGA.

4. Expert ability and experience in providing operational and programmatic guidance and recommendations including planning, coordinating, and presenting threat concepts of operations and analytical products.

5. Extensive management and leadership skills to plan, organize, direct, and deliver diverse Air Force and DoD- sponsored initiatives. Experience working in and with Special Operations Forces (SOF) desired as well as operational planning at the Combatant Command and/or Component Command levels.

6. Superior ability to foster collaborative working relationships across organizations and disciplines; adept ability to represent an organization and defend the organization's position at the senior executive level as well as in action officer level working groups.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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional informationEmployed 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.Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11721586.

Selectees who physically reside 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) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval)

Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the 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.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and restriction from the workplace.If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.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. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information. Help

A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.BASIS OF RATING:

Your application will be rated under the Cut Point procedures based on the extent to which the quality, depth, and complexity of your experience and education relate to the qualifications requirement. Additional points are not added for Veteran's Preference; however, Veteran Preference is still applied.Category 3, Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements.Category 2, Fully Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements.Category 1, Basically Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The numeric rating you received is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully.

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