US Department of Defense Vacancies 2021 - US Department of Defense is looking for the best people to fill REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT ANALYST that will be placed in Fort Belvoir.
This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
As a REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT ANALYST at the GS-0301-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:
Working in support of the U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) or U.S. African Command (USAFRICOM) Building Capacity Divisions, Building Partner Capacity Department (OB-BP), On-Site Inspection and Building Capacity Directorate (OB), DTRA.
Serves as an expert analyst in USG and DoD Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) policy, programs and doctrine with emphasis on management and execution of DoD activities including but not limited to the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) and the International Counterproliferation Program (ICP).
Manages the prioritization and detailed coordination of concurrent projects in support of senior officials within DTRA, Combatant Commands (CCMD), other U.S. government departments/agencies, and partner countries.
Plans, organizes, and leads U.S. interagency teams and support contractor teams in the execution of PSI and ICP activities.
Provides expert advice to senior representatives of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff (JS), CCMD, Services, and U.S. interagency to implement and sustain activities associated with, but not limited to the PSI and ICP.
Presents USG and DoD positions at international conferences and meetings; ascertains potential implications for USG policy resulting from decisions made at international conferences and meetings.
Fosters cooperation between DoD, USG, and partner nation representatives.
Communicates both orally and in writing in order to formulate and present authoritative CWMD policy, strategies, plans, operations, and mission briefs to senior level USG and partner nation representatives.
Works with individuals from differing international cultures and political backgrounds.
Occasional travelTemporary Duty travel required (up to 30% of the time overseas).
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. citizen
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: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Recruitment Incentives: Not 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 a Top Secret/Special Compartmentalized Information security clearance.
Subject to pre-employment drug test and periodic random testing thereafter.
Must be able to attain Security Cooperation Workforce ?Basic? Certification within one year of employment as prescribed by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).
May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include overtime.
Must obtain and maintain a valid official passport
Medical evaluation and vaccinations required for overseas travel.
You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:
A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
Leadership of diverse teams/organizations.
Managing people, money, and schedules to meet work-product deadlines.
Negotiating with interagency and international organizations.
Developing strategic policy, plans, or execution of strategic operations
Knowledge of National and DoD Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) policy and doctrine and the USG interagency process.
Knowledge of Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Staff (JS), Combatant Commands (CCMD) and Interagency roles in relation to the CWMD mission
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.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: 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 needed. To 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 qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with DisabilitiesSchedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx
The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.
Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.
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Must be able to attain Security Cooperation Workforce "Basic" Certification within one year of employment as prescribed by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)
Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Oversee establishment of plans, processes and procedures that define strategic project goals, objectives, priorities, and milestones.
Oversee planning, organization, and implementation of international projects to build partner capacity.
Overseeing and guiding the timely and effective completion of staff products and activities associated with Department of Defense and United States government national level policy matters.
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 Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist, save the document and attach it to your application package.
Background checks and security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk
Trust determination process
The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc...). Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
The following documents are REQUIRED
1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Veteran's Documents
If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:
DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:
If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable). Additional documentation required if previously held a federal position: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months)
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Federal employeesCompetitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees in the Competitive Service, Displaced Employees in the Local Commuting Area, Military Spouses, Schedule A eligible, VEOA and DVAAP eligible applicants.
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