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Company: Department of Defense
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Duties As a SECURITY ASSISTANCE ANALYST at the GS-0301-11/12/13 some of your typical work assignments may include:--- Reviews, coordinates, and recommends revisions to legislative proposals and higher Executive Branch policies regarding assigned cooperation/security security assistance programs within established DoD (Department of Defense) policy.--- Serves as subject matter expert in the role of Security Cooperation Analyst with responsibilities for developing, promulgating monitoring of policies, procedures, and special projects required to insure security cooperation/security assistance programs operates in an effective and responsible manner throughout the DoD.--- Develops and coordinates Foreign Military Sales forecasts for use of policy decisions and congressional budget presentations, reviewing and analyzing the projected Foreign Military Sales activity to ensure conformity with policy restrictions imposed on the programRequirements Conditions of Employment--- Must be a U.Scitizen--- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)--- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation--- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period--- Work Schedule: Fulltime--- Overtime: Occasionally--- Tour of Duty: Flexible--- Recruitment Incentives: May be Authorized--- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt--- Financial Disclosure: Not Required--- Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible--- Must be able to obtain and maintain Noncritical-Sensitive/Secret security clearance.--- The employee may be required to work other than normal hours, which may include evening, weekends, and/or holidays and/or overtime.--- Work may require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraftQualifications You may qualify at the GS-11, if you fulfill the following qualifications: AOne year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service:--- Assisting and coordinating in security cooperation or security assistance programs related to foreign military sales; OR BPossess a Ph.Dor equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M;; OR CYou have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and you have more than one year but less than two years of education as described in BYou have computed the percentage of the requirements that you meet, and the total is at least 100%(To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the first year by 18Add the two percentagesThe total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.) You may qualify at the GS-12 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service:--- Assisting in the implementation of guidance and policies related to security cooperation or security assistance programs--- Assisting senior leaders on executing foreign military sales programs You may qualify at the GS-13 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:--- Participating in developing and coordinating security assistance and or foreign military sales programs with foreign partners--- Developing and monitoring policies and procedures required to ensure security assistance and or foreign military sales programs operate effectivelyExperience 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 employmentYou will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experienceEducation Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for the GS-12 and GS-13 grade levelARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY AT THE GS-11? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claimsUnofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of applicationAll materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcementGRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time studySuch study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basisIf you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate studyFOREIGN EDUCATION may be qualifying if a private organization specializing in interpreting foreign education programs has deemed the foreign education equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.Seducation program or a U.Saccredited college or university has given full credit for the foreign coursesUnofficial transcripts from U.SDepartment of Education accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions listing your name, the name of the school, the date and degree awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned are acceptable for the application processIf selected, official transcripts are required before a firm job offer is madeA photocopy of your degree/diploma is not acceptableWhen relying on foreign education, submit transcripts and a copy of the equivalency evaluation results letter with a course-by-course listingDocuments must be in English or include an English translationThe hiring employer for this position does not evaluate degrees from foreign colleges or universitiesFor further information, visit: Foreign Education Additional information This position is not part of the bargaining unitIncumbent must attain DoD Security Cooperation Workforce (SCW) Certification and complete related continuous learning requirements in accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2017, Title 10 United States Code, Section 384, and Security Cooperation Certification Program 2.0 requirementsRequirements for Proficiency Level 2 - At least 1 year of successful SC work experience with a performance appraisal rating of 3 or betterIncumbent must complete DoD SCW Practitioner level certification requirements within two years of entering the SC positionIn addition, 60 hours of continuing education (CUE) every two yearsRe-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitantThe DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcementInteragency Career Transition Assistance Programs ( ICTAP eligibility ) : This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer neededTo receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualificationsand 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibilityFor more information: Military Spouse Preference : If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse PreferenceYour preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agencyIf you are claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment considerationTo claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist , save the document and attach it to your application packagePriority Placement Program (PPP) DoD Retained Grade Preference (RGP): In order to receive this preference, you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference (RGP)" eligibilityIf you are claiming RGP and are determined to be Well Qualified (score of 85 or above) for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicantInformation and required documentation for claiming MSP may be found at the General Applicant Information and Definitions link belowTo be eligible as a RGP, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: a signed Retained Grade PPP Self-Certification Checklist ( DD3145-1 ( ); a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) effecting the placement in retained grade status; or a copy of the notification letter you received regarding the RIF or classification downgrade.--- Benefits Help A career with the U.Sgovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits dep

Keywords: Department of Defense, Arlington , SECURITY ASSISTANCE ANALYST with Security Clearance, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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