Sunday, September 17, 2017

Job Opportunity. Exercise Planner. DoD. Fort Belvior, Virginia

Exercise Planner (CWMD)
Department of Defense - Fort Belvoir, VA
$94,796 - $123,234 a year
Mission Statement

At the Defense Threat Reduction Agency we work as One Team in support of our mission: Safeguarding the United States and its allies from global weapons of mass destruction threats by integrating, synchronizing, and providing expertise, technologies, and capabilities. We have an inclusive work environment that promotes a highly-qualified and diverse workforce capable of meeting the demands of such a critical mission. Whether your career is in an administrative support staff position or in a professional/technical area such as science, engineering, accounting or program management, DTRA offers a unique opportunity to join an innovative team of professionals dedicated to making the world safer. If you're ready to be entrusted with helping to safeguard the United States and its allies, DTRA offers a rewarding career with competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and many professional development opportunities.

Responsibilities As a Exercise Planner (CWMD) at the GS-0301-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:
Participate in the planning, coordinating and participating in OSD-directed, Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) and theater sponsored Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) contingency and crisis response exercises and training events.
Prepare and advise in the scenario planning, Master Scenario Event List Injects, Intel build-up and logistical preparations for the operational and tactical portions of exercises, testing, studies, or evaluations.
Analyze and compile results of After Actions Reviews (AAR) and incorporates into lessons learned for future exercises, studies, and testing.
Serve as a Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction- Terrorism (CWMD-T) exercise and training expert in accomplishing a broad range of activities impacting DTRA development of plans, strategy, doctrine, programs, policies, procedures, and capabilities related to CWMD-T military missions and national security strategies.
Conduct and or lead the research of suspected problem areas; identify key variables or factors; develop practical and innovative solutions based upon knowledge of the Agency's, Directorate's, and Department's long and short term goals; and implement the appropriate course-of-action.

Travel Required 25% or less - May be required up to 33% of duty time

Supervisory status No

Who May Apply This job is open to… This announcement is open to: All U.S. Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series) 0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
  • Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Must be a U.S. citizen
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period

    Work Schedule: Fulltime
    Overtime: Occasionally
    Tour of Duty: Flexible
    Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
    Financial Disclosure: Not Required
    Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
    Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http://www.sss.gov for more information.

    For more information, please visit General Application Information and Definitions .
    Other Notes:
    Must be willing to work overtime during exercises, training events, and real-world crisis.
    Overtime/compensatory time may be required to accommodate operational needs of the organization.
    Travel in the performance of temporary assignments may be required up to 33% of duty time.
    Must be willing to spend up to (but not limited to) 120 days annually in temporary duty travel, sometimes on short notice, in the United States and foreign countries. 


    Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

    All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

    Qualifications You may qualify at the GS-13 if you fulfill the following qualifications:

    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:

    Lead Exercise Planner experience with or in support of U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF), Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN), and / or Explosive Ordnance Disposal units.

    Preparing Strategic, Operational, and Tactical scenario planning for Combatant Command-level exercises in order to direct a highly complex program involving exercise support and to carry out the operational and tactical portions of exercises, testing, studies and / or evaluations.

    • 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.

    You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application, or (2)
    If you are serviced by the office filling this position and your transcripts are on file in your official personnel folder, you are not required to submit. However, it is your responsibility to ensure transcripts are on file.

    All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

    GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of
    credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time
    study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain
    your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter
    hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet
    the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by
    a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such
    education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or
    full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further
    information, visit: Foreign Education

    Additional information Other Information 

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Individuals who have special priority selection rights under ICTAP must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position's minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency separation notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap http

    : //www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    How You Will Be Evaluated: We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified below, required for this position.

    Competencies: 
    • CBRNE
    • CWMD-T
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Planning/Research
    • Test and Evaluation

    Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

    Best Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
    Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis.
    Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
    http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/HiringReformRequirements/CategoryRating/index.aspx.

    Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

    Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (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.

    Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Top Secret/SCI
  • Required Documents Help Required Documents To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional- College transcript(s. We accept unofficial transcripts, as long as they contain the applicant's name, the name of the school, the date and degree that was awarded, and the list of classes and credits earned. Transcripts must be received in this office by 11:59 P.M. EST on 09/28/2017 in order to be considered.
    • Most recent SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service and not serviced by DLA).
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities
    • Non-competitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)

    PLEASE REVIEW the following LINK for additional documents you need to provide: Supporting Documents

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
  • Benefits Help Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
    • Benefits for federal employees
    • Healthcare insurance
    • Pay and leave

    https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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