U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Threat Response Coordinator, GS-0301-13 in Washington, District Of Columbia
Summary This position is located in Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Operations, Global Maritime Operational Threat Response Coordination Center, located in Washington D.C. Responsibilities This position serves as a Maritime Threat Response Coordinator, ensuring coordination among the various U.S. departments, agencies, or international partner nations when a response to maritime threats or incidents is warranted. Maritime threats can include, but are not limited to, terrorism, piracy, cyber, counterdrug, irregular migration, and international fisheries operations. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include: Facilitating the interagency coordination of the Department’s preferred course of action and desired national outcome for all Maritime Operational Threat Response activities involving the Department of Homeland Security. Utilizing the Coast Guard's Windows-based Computer System, and various tracking and database applications to accomplish Coast Guard/DHS/national-level goals related to maritime threats and incidents. Assisting with the development of time-sensitive interagency responses to threats in the maritime environment involving or impacting the United States or citizens of the United States. Ensuring that all Requests for Information (RFI) are rapidly and effectively acted upon and coordinated. Interacting with various U.S and foreign officials before, during and after a maritime threat, to produce a rapid and coordinated result. Notifying Coast Guard, DHS and/or other agency leadership of significant maritime threat information or incidents. Develops and conducts training, and presentations, to interagency colleagues, partner nations, and in other venues. Requirements Conditions of Employment Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service. U.S. Citizenship is required. This is a testing designated position - DHS Drug Free Workplace Program. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by closing date. A one year probationary period maybe required. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status applicants applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade. Qualifications To qualify for the GS-13: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lowest grade level (GS-12 level) in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Specialized experience includes experience that involved extensive operational experience in Maritime Threat Response Coordinator; AND Organizes and facilitates coordination activities, consistent with national policy, between federal interagency departments and agencies for the successful resolution of issues, events, and threats; AND Utilizes Windows based Computer Systems and various tracking and database applications. There is no educational substitution at this grade level. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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. The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Education There is no educational substitution at this grade level. Additional Information Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here Recruitment incentives may be authorized. All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit. The Department of Homeland Security encourages persons with disabilities to apply, to include persons with intellectual, severe physical or psychiatric disabilities, as defined by 5 CFR § 213.3102(u), and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more as defined by 5 CFR § 315.707. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, we encouraged you to apply. This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Administrative Assistant (Office Automation), GS-0303-8 positions with the Coast Guard in the same geographic location within the same qualifications and specialized experience. Reasonable Accommodation: Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. The points of contacts for reasonable accommodations are Civil Rights Service Providers (CRSP’s). Below is the link to the list of CRSP’s, which are assigned by area: https://www.uscg.mil/Resources/Civil-Rights/Service-Providers/ If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact - 1(888)992-7387.