Defense Threat Reduction Agency SUPERVISORY CWMD COORDINATION SPECIALIST in Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Summary This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) The incumbent will be responsible for serving as the agency's subject-matter expert in the interagency and international coordination of programs, policies, and doctrine related to CWMD. Responsibilities As a SUPERVISORY CWMD COORDINATION SPECIALIST at the GS-0301-14 some of your typical work assignments may include: As an expert and subject matter specialist in CWMD, provides responsive, interdisciplinary, cogent analysis involving a broad range of complex issues. Plans, prepares, coordinates, staffs, and presents Agency positions on CWMD related issues. Develops and presents formal briefings on assigned projects to senior officials within the Agency, DoD, and the Interagency. Directs, manages, and conducts special projects and assignments for the Department Chief. Provides expert CWMD advice to senior leaders based on comprehensive knowledge of national defense policy and doctrine with respect to WMD-related national security threats. Evaluates complex issues and concepts through application of review, analysis, and evaluation techniques, problem solving, and standardized practices and procedures. Presents alternative courses of action, implications, recommendations, and convincing arguments on behalf of Agency positions at interagency meetings/conferences. Ensures programs, including but not limited to the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Security Cooperation Engagement Program (CSCEP), International Counter-proliferation Program (ICP), and the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI), remain relevant, effective, and efficient. Supervises employees who are experts in all aspects of DoD and USG policy generation and operational mission requirements related to CWMD. Assigns work to subordinates based on position descriptions and work priority. Assures that workload and project responsibilities are specifically delegated and assigned to subordinates. Assures timely performance of a satisfactory amount and quality of work. Oversees Department program and initiative contract management, budgets, and acquisition activities. Provides Department leadership with expert advice regarding Federal, Department of Defense, and Agency acquisition laws, regulations, policies, and procedures to include the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), and the Agency's procurement policies, procedures, and guidelines. Trains, mentors, and provides direct guidance to assigned Program Managers (PMs), Project Managers, Contracting Officers' Representatives (COR), travel reviewers and authorizers, and program analysists. The incumbent ensures long-term acquisition planning, maintains awareness for all task orders across the Department, future contracting requirements, and guides PMs and CORs in preparations for follow-on contract vehicles. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications You may qualify at the GS-14, if you fulfill the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service: Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD), Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI), International Counterproliferation Program (ICP), or Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Security Cooperation Engagement Program (CSCEP) formerly Chemical Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Partner Preparedness (CP2) or other applicable building partner capacity, capability and cooperative programs is preferred. Prior military or civil service supervisory experience preferred but not required 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. Education 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. Additional Information 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 Disabilities - Schedule 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. For more information, please visit https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf Other Notes: This is an Acquisition Workforce Position in the Program Management career field. The incumbent is required to become certified, Level II in the applicable career field within 24 months, unless a position requirements waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. The incumbent must meet requirements for membership in the DoD Acquisition Corps immediately upon assuming the position unless a position requirements waiver is approved. The incumbent is required to sign a written agreement to remain in this CAP for a minimum of 3 years. The incumbent must obtain a minimum of 80 continuous learning points (CLPs) for every 2 year CLP period, with a goal of at least 40 annually. 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: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).