Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is part of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The incumbent will assigned to the Interagency Operations Branch within the Joint Exercise Division (JExD); Responsible for planning, executing and scheduling of worldwide joint and coalition training for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Combatant Commanders (SOCOM, INDOPACOM, CENTCOM, SOUTHCOM, NORTHCOM, AFRICOM and EUCOM) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (DOD).<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As an INTERAGENCY JOINT EXERCISE PLANNER at the GS-0301-12/13 some of your typical work assignments may include: <ul> <li>Plan, develop, coordinate, execute and evaluate all components of interagency interaction/replication in assigned exercises throughout the Joint Event Life Cycle (JELC).</li> <li>Analyze the training objectives of the training audience to develop the appropriate level of interagency interaction/replication in exercises.</li> <li>Provide appropriate area of expertise to the exercise design phase to support achievement of training and exercise objectives by analysis and incorporation of applicable portions of the current National Military Strategy, Presidential and Secretary of Defense Directives, treaty obligations, the current Unified Command Plan, Security Cooperation Plans, Department of Defense Directives, as well as CCDR existing Operational Plans and Contingency Plans. This will require attending doctrinal and subject area conferences to ensure the material presented reflects current and emerging interagency concepts and processes.</li> <li>Provide subject matter expertise with respect to Joint Doctrine as it applies to interagency policy and practice as well as the Public Diplomacy aspect of Strategic Communications.</li> <li>Maintain basic familiarity with the various model and simulation systems used in an exercise environment in order to insure the humanitarian functional data base, if used to support an exercise, is realistic.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You will be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service</li> <li>Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)</li> <li>Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation</li> <li>May be required to successfully complete a probationary period</li> <li>Work Schedule: Fulltime</li> <li>Overtime: Occasionally</li> <li>Tour of Duty: Flexible</li> <li>Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized</li> <li>Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt</li> <li>Financial Disclosure: Not Required</li> <li>Telework Eligibility: This position is not telework eligible</li> <li>Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:<br /><br />A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service: <ul> <li>Plan, develop, coordinate, execute, and evaluate all operational components of interagency interaction/replication in exercises.</li> <li>Analyze the training objectives of the training audience to develop the appropriate level of interagency interaction/replication in exercises.</li> <li>Define issues and problems to be addressed during exercise planning and provide support during event execution<br /> </li> </ul> B. You may qualify at the GS-12, if you fulfill the following qualifications: <ul> <li>Plan, develop, coordinate, execute, and evaluate all operational components of interagency interaction/replication in exercises</li> <li>Analyze the training objectives of the training audience to develop the appropriate level of interagency interaction/replication in exercises.</li> </ul> <br /> 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.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Education may not be substituted for experience.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): </strong>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.<br /><br /><strong>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs</strong>: 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 with a score of 85 or above; 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/ <br /><br /><strong>Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https: www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx </strong><br /><br /><strong>The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.<br /> 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.<br /><br />Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http: www.sss.gov for more information.<br /><br />For more information, please visit http: www.dla.mil/Careers/SearchApply/Downloads.aspx .</strong> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />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):<br /><br />Competencies:<br /> <ul><li>Critical Thinking</li><li>Decision Making</li><li>Planning and Evaluating</li></ul><br /><br /><strong>Military Spouse Preference: </strong>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. If 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 consideration. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />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. <strong>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.<br /><br />The following documents are REQUIRED</strong><br /> <b><strong>1. Your resume:</strong></b> <ul> <li>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.</li> <li>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").</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume </li> </ul> <br /><strong>3. Veteran's Documents</strong> <ul> <li>If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:</li> <li>DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.</li> </ul> <strong>PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: </strong> http: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753 <br /><br /><strong>If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference,</strong> 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. <strong>Documentation required:</strong> 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). <strong>Additional documentation required if previously held a federal position: </strong>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)


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