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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Knowledge Management Specialist in Kuwait, Kuwait

Summary About the Position: Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. This announcement is for Temporary deployment tours which vary in length depending on location. Tour lengths may be 6 months, 9 months or 1 year being the most often used. Responsibilities Functions as the resident expert in Knowledge Management incumbent works with other subject matter experts across the region to enhance the sharing of knowledge and information. Responsible for the effective implementation of the District’s Knowledge Management Program, which includes the development, implementation and compliance Knowledge Management principles and standards. Leads a multidisciplinary team that identifies and develops standard processes and procedures for knowledge management and ensures compliance upon implementation. Develops and recommends actions to improve overall District use of Knowledge Management and acts as a proponent for the sharing and distribution of knowledge. Researches new methods and procedures for knowledge management and recommends modifications to the Knowledge Management program to senior staff. Advises and consults with all elements of the District as they transition towards a knowledge based organization and or objectives. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications NOTE: All deployment tours are limited to a maximum length of 2 years total unless Mission changes require an extension; approval is required *If you are current Army employee, this will be temporary reassignment, promotion or change to lower grade. *If you are an Army employee who does NOT have current competitive status, return placement to your permanent position cannot be guaranteed upon the end of your deployment tour. USACE will not be responsible for placement once your deployment tour ends. *If you are a 30% Disabled Veteran or Schedule A eligible, you will be placed on an appointment not to exceed 1 year, with possible extension up to an additional year. *If you are applying with ICTAP eligibility this will be a Temporary/Term appointment not to exceed 12 months/13 months with possible extensions up to two years maximum tour. This appointment would not have the ability to become permanent. Who May Apply: 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. 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan People with Disabilities, Schedule A 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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. To qualify for the position based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work of this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that consists of projects/studies which require analysis of highly complex interrelated issues of productivity; assignments deal with knowledge management and the transfer of information into knowledge and immediate application of this knowledge to civilian and military leaders at all levels; identifying new ways to utilize knowledge management concepts to accomplish program goals. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Knowledge Management Manages and Organizes Information Organizational Performance Analysis Written Communication 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-12). All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Education 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. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Position may require employee to wear uniform and/or protective clothing. This is a Career Program (CP) 51 - General Administration and Management position. Overseas unaccompanied tour. Family members (spouse, children) will not be allowed to accompany the selectee to the duty location of this position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. 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. TDY Contingency Operations deployment benefits: http://www.tad.usace.army.mil/Careers/Deployments/OIR/Deployment-Benefits TDY Contingency Operations deployment locations and entitlements: http://www.tad.usace.army.mil/Portals/53/docs/USACE%20Overseas%20Contingency%20Operations%20TDY%20Locations%20and%20Entitlements.pdf

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