<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>About the Position:</strong><br /><br />This position is assigned to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (DASD (MC&FP), Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness (USD (P&R)).<br /><br />The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense and is located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Apply policies, procedures and legislation to develop program goals, objectives, and performance measures in support of service members and their families.</li> <li>Review assigned programs for potential efficiencies based on joint service initiatives and/or federal partnership opportunities.</li> <li>Develop methodologies and formats to track program execution.</li> <li>Create databases, reporting procedures, and data displays depicting the needs of service members and their families.</li> <li>Apply knowledge of laws, executive orders, directives, regulations, and DoD policies, principles, initiatives, goals and objectives to develop budgets for defense-wide service member and family support programs and services.</li> <li>Develop program and budget alternatives, defines necessity for change, documents mission accomplishments and effective use of resources.</li> <li>Develop, monitor, and evaluate contracts for DoD-wide service member and family support programs and services.</li> <li>Identify processes for resource management and contract management.</li> <li>Deal with significant and complex issues to respond to the needs of service members and their families by increasing connections with America?s communities, Military OneSource, and other programs.</li> <li>Establish and nurture relationships with Comptroller and other resource stakeholders with vested interests in improving quality of life for service members and their families.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Up to 5% Business Travel required.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Requirement.</li> <li>Proof of U.S. Citizenship required.</li> <li>Direct deposit of pay is required.</li> <li>Two year trial or probationary period may be required.</li> <li>Appointment subject to a suitability/fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation.</li> <li>You may be required to sign a transportation agreement.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Who May Apply: </strong>Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.<br /><br /><ul><li>Current Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Civilian Employee</li><li>Current Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Employee</li><li>Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce</li><li>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan</li><li>Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act</li><li>Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer</li><li>Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible</li><li>Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible</li><li>Reinstatement</li><li>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998</li></ul><br /><br />In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized Experience GS 14:</strong> One year of specialized experience which includes evaluating programs addressing the needs of service members and their families; interpreting legislation to plan new approaches and/or programs; and overseeing the execution of contracted services addressing the needs of service members or family programs This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13).<br /><br />Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted.<br /><br />Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) certification is preferred.<br /><br />You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:<br /> <ul><li>Budget Administration</li><li>Contract Performance Management</li><li>Influencing/Negotiating</li><li>Manages and Organizes Information</li><li>Planning and Evaluating</li></ul><br /><br />Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-13). <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.</li> <li>Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.</li> <li>Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.</li> <li>If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .</li> <li>Be advised that effective Jan. 1 2018, under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, most civilian employee relocation allowances became taxable. The Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) reimburses eligible employees for the additional Federal, State, and local income taxes incurred as a result of receiving taxable travel income. RITA does not apply to new government employees or employees returning from an overseas assignment for the purpose of separation from Government service. For more information, visit https: www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction.html .</li> </ul> <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 announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.<br /><br />Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website . <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <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 (e.g. applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement). Please review the following link to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Proof of Eligibility .<br /><br />As described above, your complete application includes your 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.</strong><br /><br /><strong>1. Your resume:</strong> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.</li> <li>You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume. </li> </ul> <strong>2. Other supporting documents:</strong> <ul> <li>Cover Letter, optional</li> <li>Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable</li> <li><strong>Proof of Eligibility to Apply: </strong>Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.</li> <li><strong>Time-in-grade documentation: </strong>If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).</li> </ul> NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.