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  • Salary Range $34,663.00 to $71,901.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0610-04/10 Promotion Potential 10 ou can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 121 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices. Duties Provides direct patient care services in accordance with legal, ethical and institution standards. Provides nursing care of a general nature to inmates in the institution hospital/clinic, and may be provided to patients in specific areas, e.g., psychiatric, operating room, orthopedics, geriatrics, etc. Develops a nursing assessment for each patient, to include planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. May assess and identify high risk symptoms/behaviors in patients, to include suicidal risk, homicidal risk and risk for verbal and/or physical abuse. Completes nutritional screening as part of the assessment and refers patient to a dietitian for a nutritional assessment if necessary. Incumbent monitors, evaluates and revises the plan of care as needed. May also assess and document the discharge planning needs of a patient. Delegates and coordinates care based on assessments.Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Syracuse,

  • Salary Range $50,000.00 to $63,717.00 / Per Year Series & Grade CG-0570-07/07 Promotion Potential 12 The FDIC Pathways Recent Graduates Program is a program that targets individuals who have graduated within the last two years, or will graduate by December 31, 2016, from qualifying educational institutions or programs. All candidates must meet the eligibility requirement at the time of application. However, veterans who were unable to apply within 2 years of receiving their degree, due to a military service obligation, have a full 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. The eligibility period for veterans may not extend beyond 6 years of degree completion. Successful applicants will be placed in a two-year developmental program beginning August, or September 2016, or March 2017. Throughout the program, you will participate in formal training, developmental job assignments and mentoring by an assigned coach to develop competencies applicable to the FDIC’s mission and needs.Candidates selected for the Financial Institution Specialist (FIS) position in the FDIC Corporate Employee Program will be assigned to an FDIC Field Office and participate in an intensive training program incorporating formal classroom training, self-study, and work assignments located at and outside of the employee's official duty station. Financial Institution Specialists must complete all training benchmarks and obtain a commission as a Financial Institution Examiner in Risk Management, Compliance or Resolutions and Receivership in order to be promoted to the CG-11 level. Specialists who do not complete these requirements within 4 years will be separated from employment.The salary range shown is the CG-7 (FIS) base salary range without the locality pay adjustment. To view the locality pay adjustments for the advertised duty locations, click here. The starting base salary for candidates selected under this announcement is generally set at $50,000, plus the locality rates for their assigned locations. The CG-7 FIS is considered an entry-level trainee position and the intention is for candidates to receive starting base salaries. In rare circumstances, the FDIC may offer a higher base salary to candidates who supply documented proof that they have earned a higher salary in a related position; however, determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Approved pay exceptions virtually never exceed 10% of the basic pay rate. Current FDIC employees will have their pay set in accordance with the FDIC’s internal pay setting policy. Duties Financial Institution Specialists perform developmental assignments and receive on-the-job and formal classroom training designed to provide practical experience in the risk management, consumer protection/compliance, resolutions and receiverships, and deposit insurance functions of the FDIC. Financial Institution Specialists assigned to the supervision function participate in the assessment of financial institutions to determine the existence of unsafe and unsound practices; violations of law and regulation; the adequacy of internal controls/procedures; the general character of management; and compliance with consumer protection, fair lending and civil rights laws and regulations, and the Community Reinvestment Act. These Financial Institution Specialists write comments and analyses for inclusion in examination reports and meet with insured depository institution officials to discuss the findings of an examination and, if necessary, any corrective programs.Financial Institution Specialists assigned to the resolutions and receivership management function participate in planning and marketing for the sale of failed financial institutions and their assets; preparation of information packages and pro-forma statements; closing of failed institutions and determination of associated deposit insurance claims; oversight and management of failed institutions assets; investigation of potential receivership claims; and management of receiverships through termination.

    Sacramento,

  • Salary Range $55,723.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0802-10/11 Promotion Potential 11 You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 121 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution. If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37. Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility. Duties Incumbent plots results of all field surveys and prepares them for tracing and reproduction; works up sketches, drawings of existing structures, and rough drafts of proposed projects as a basis for production of finished drawings.Drawings may have to be drawn by hand or with computer-aided design work. Completes plans for proposed projects, such as new structures, building alterations, and shop work to be performed at the local level with institution funds. Completes drawings to be submitted to the Regional Office for approval and funding. Prepares such working drawings as required to enable personnel engaged in construction projects to proceed with their work; furnishes additional instructions as requested by employees and inmates about work steps and assists journeyman mechanics in the interpretation of blueprints when necessary. Collects construction data and samples for testing and analysis. Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Chicago,

  • Salary Range $92,632.00 to $120,427.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0801-13/13 Promotion Potential 13 As a General Engineer (Cost Estimator), you will operate as a technical engineer in a dual capacity as a national expert in the cost estimating area as well as serving as the regional authority of highly technical cost estimates for large office buildings and large office complexes.This position is located in the Design and Construction Division, Project Programs, Expert Technical Resources Branch. This division is responsible for implementation of national and regional design and construction policy in all production offices. Headed by the director-level Regional Chief Architect, D&C-PPD staff provide subject matter expertise and program leadership in Historic Preservation, Fine Arts, Design Excellence, Estimating, Quality Management, Good Neighbor and other design & construction program areas.At this time we are only filling one vacancy, however additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed.GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including: Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans) Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan) Flexible work schedules and telework Transit and child care subsidies Training and development This vacancy is also being announced as Vacancy Announcement Number 1605028LBMP under Merit Promotion regulations. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion Procedures. Note: You must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both procedures.   Duties The selected candidate will perform assignments pertaining to project planning, design, construction and repair of buildings. Examples of duties include: Participating in the review and/or development of cost estimates for the most demanding, highest-dollar values projects nationwide or those of historic or political significance or outstanding importance. Providing expertise to GSA personnel and reviewing and/or assessing problematic or potentially controversial situations which are either out of the ordinary, unique or otherwise unusual in nature in the cost estimating area. Planning and conducting the ongoing analysis of cost estimating efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy Agencywide. Providing engineering and cost estimating expertise nationally. Reviewing and commenting on all significant national policy issues in the area of cost estimating and management. Preparing the most complex cost estimates and coordinating detailed cost estimates for other highly complex and involved interdisciplinary projects during design and construction phases of projects for new construction, conversion, and alteration of Federal Office Buildings, Courthouses, and leases. Analyzing and developing cost estimates for all design and construction projects for the region. Preparing budget estimates for projects involving some or all of the following: major electrical, mechanical and/or elevator systems; life safety and handicap accessibility; hazardous material removal and disposal requirements. Reviewing and/or verifying A-E Cost Consultant estimates of major systems for large buildings and provides consultation services for A-E estimators. Reviewing, analyzing and critiquing estimating work of other division architects and engineers. Participating in negotiations with A/E and construction management firms.

    Chicago,

  • Salary Range $40,033.00 to $152,593.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0854-7/15 Promotion Potential 15 The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.  To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power.  That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations.  Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions and Health Care Occupations.  The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority by the Office Of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint individuals to select defense acquisition workforce positions, or 'EHA Acquisition,' pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and certain health care occupations, or 'EHA Medical.'  Positions are located Air Force-Wide.  Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule.  Pay will vary by geographic location. This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration. Duties   Uses engineering manuals, standard publications and technical material to obtain information and pertinent data.  Manages assigned tasks, projects, and areas of responsibility. Conducts engineering review of operational requirements for IT systems. Develops computer and/or communications IT systems products used by Air Force personnel.

    El Cajon,

  • Salary Range $59,246.00 to $101,269.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0810-11/12 Promotion Potential 12 Looking for a great place to work?  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America!  In the last three years alone, USACE has moved up 68 spots in the annual Best Places to Work in government rankings; ranking #111 of 320 agency subcomponents.  Also, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" of 2015 list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field. Follow this link for more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is an innovative, transformative organization providing engineering solutions to customers worldwide. Working at the Corps as a civilian employee means making a direct contribution to war fighters and their families; supporting overseas contingency operations; developing technology and systems that save the lives of soldiers and civilians; providing disaster relief; and protecting and enhancing the environment and the national economy.     About the Position:The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively soliciting applications from U.S. Citizens who are seeking employment with the Federal Government.The initial cut-off for referral consideration is March 14, 2016; applications received by this date will have the first opportunity for review. Applications received after this date will be given consideration on an as needed basis.   Conducts and directs design studies and computations of features concerning principles of geotechnical engineering. Utilizes computer software and applications necessary for the completion of the project and properly integrates other mathematical and graphical methods. Designs and directs installation of instrumentation to determine the magnitude of consolidation, lateral movement, and pore pressures within structural foundations, earth embankments, and native materials. Creates, maintains, and modifies instrumentation data management systems for various projects and coordinates efforts with technicians and engineers. Manage as the lead engineer or provide geotechnical engineering expertise to the design team through various phases of a design projects. Prepares government estimates, scopes of work,requests for proposals and manages and tracks the progress and adequacy of work assigned to Architectural Engineer contractors. Acts as the technical liaison between project managers, contracting officers, and contractors. Assist in executing Division wide programs including the Dam Safety Program, Levee Safety program, Workload Sharing, and Agency Technical Review. Inspect geotechnical features of completed dams, levees, floodwalls and navigation structures.

    Chicago,

  • Salary Range $52,505.00 to $68,252.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0560-09/09 Promotion Potential 09 The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, California and your community! This position is located in the JFHQs directorate or division level office. The purpose of this position is to serve as the analyst and consultant for the management and administration of budget programs within the directorate/division. Serves as key coordination point for all budget requirements. This work requires knowledge and skill in the application of financial management, related laws, regulations, policies, acquisition, precedents, methods, and techniques of budget analysis and funds management.

    California,

  • Salary Range $90,543.00 to $117,711.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0505-13/13 Promotion Potential 13 The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, California and your community! This position is located at an Air National Guard Wing/Base. Its purpose is to serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the installation and dissimilar geographically separated units, with responsibility for managing all funds through fiscal reporting and financial advisory services, to include budget formulation and execution, travel and commercial accounting, military and civilian payrolls, and financial systems applications. The incumbent serves as the Assistant United States Property and Fiscal Officer for Air (Fiscal), the installation funds Certification Officer, the organizing and directing member of the Financial Management Board, and the Wing Commander's focal point for highly sensitive military and civilian entitlement issues. Operates as a full partner with the Wing Commander, the Senior Management Staff, and GSU Commanders in planning, implementing, and executing the financial programs directly associated with the objectives of the Adjutant General's Department and accomplishment of federal military and state support missions. Functions include the receipt, accounting, collection, safeguarding, and disbursement of government appropriated funds, and the likewise oversight authority and management of non-appropriated funds. As an agent for the U.S. Treasury, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements; the overall integrity of accounting data; full disclosure of accounting information; sound reporting methods; analytical interpretation of the organization's financial posture and solvency; and implementation, operation, and maintenance of the budget, accounting, payroll, and other financial systems.

    Carlsbad,

  • Salary Range $87,263.00 to $113,444.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0501-14/14 Promotion Potential 14 GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.)As a Supervisory Financial Management Analyst, you will serve as the Branch supervisor, responsible for providing day-to-day supervision, management and direction for financial management teams focused on specific aspects of PBS accounting for financial statement purposes.This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Financial Services Division. This office is responsible coordinating the financial audits of the Public Building Services (PBS) and provides expert advice on accounting procedures and policies that impact financial operations of the Federal Buildings Fund. BGP is also responsible for centrally performing mitigating controls on high risk populations and balances to ensure financial information is timely, accurate, and consistent throughout PBS.GSA offers its employees a wide range of benefits including: Federal health insurance plans (choose from a wide range of plans); Life insurance coverage with several options to choose from; Leave policies to help you take care of your personal, recreational, and health care needs; Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan); Flexible work schedules and telework; Transit and child care subsidies; and Training and development.At this time we are only filling one vacancy; additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed. Duties Oversees, manages and directs staff regarding reviews and analyses of systems and procedures related to PBS financial management activities to assure the accuracy, utility, and validity of the systems, procedures and reports.Oversee and respond to a variety of inquiries concerning PBS financial management issues and related policy and procedures.Oversee, review and coordinate the issuance of various PBS financial management reports. Oversee and coordinate responses and follow-up of the annual audit of the financial statements.Reviews independent audit opinion and OIG/GAO audits for deficiencies noted in financial management procedures, and other reports. Oversee the development, implementation, and reporting of corrective actions. Oversee and provide support and assistance to regional staff and operational elements in the design, conduct, and/or review of internal controls required for accurate financial reporting.Oversee and develop requirements for contractual support of selected divisional activities and administer resulting contracts to assure that products are responsive, complete, and timely. Oversee and ensure the conduct of evaluations of programs and/or, in conjunction with program managers, conduct program evaluations to assess the performance of programs. Oversee and conduct risk analysis.Develop and present recommendations to senior management. Conduct extensive research, analysis, and evaluation in order to properly formulate problem statements and solutions to be implemented.

    Syracuse,

  • OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment,Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”). America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.   TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job. You may be required to serve a probationary period. Pre-employment physical required. Background investigation may be required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 DUTIES: Back to top   These positions are located at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Pittsburg, PA.   As a Housekeeping Aid, you will perform a full range of light and heavy cleaning duties and routine housekeeping duties.  Duties include cleaning wards, patient rooms, storerooms, offices, corridors, restrooms, shower rooms, and other areas.  Housekeeping Aids sweep, mop, scrub (machine) floors, vacuum carpets and upholstered furniture, empty waste baskets, clean light globes and Venetian blinds, wash walls, windows and ceilings by climbing small ladders, refill toilet tissue and tower dispensers and move furniture.  Housekeeping Aids carry out assignments with minimal supervision. Work Schedule: Various Shifts and tours needed   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C (www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c).  For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1).  Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements.   While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following job elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:   RELIABILITY AND DEPENDABILITY – (Screen Out WG-2) WORK PRACTICES (Includes Keeping Things Neat, Clean and in Order) - SPECIAL APTITUDE IN HOUSEKEEPING POSITIONS ABILITY TO USE AND MAINTAIN HOUSEKEEPING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT – SPECIAL APTITUDE ABILITY TO HANDLE WEIGHTS AND LOADS ABILITY TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS ABILITY TO OPERATE WITH DEXTERITY AND SAFETY PHYSICAL EFFORT: The position requires performance of work which involves light physical effort, such as that involved in using vacuum cleaners and dry mops; continually standing, bending, stooping and reaching; frequently lifting and emptying waste baskets; frequently pushing carts loaded with waste; and lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 pounds.  Also performs work which involves moderate to heavy physical effort, such as required to move heavy equipment and furniture, i.e., heavy industrial vacuum cleaners, heavy duty floor scrubbers and buffers, couches, beds, etc., and lifting, carrying and/or moving items weighing up to 40-50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Usually works indoors in areas which normally have adequate heat, light, and ventilation.  Will be exposed to vibration from heavy equipment and to skin irritations from strong cleaning solutions used in stripping floors, etc., as well as subject to cuts and bruises.  Continually exposed to dust, dirt and disagreeable odors, and is frequently exposed to organic material which may be contaminated and/or infectious and require special handling. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. IMPORTANT NOTICE: By law, Housekeeping Aid positions are open to applicants with Veterans' Preference. Non-preference eligible applicants may be considered only if there are an insufficient number of preference eligibles to fill the vacant position(s).  In order to receive proper consideration as a Veteran you must submit appropriate documentation with your application.   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.   Veterans' Preference:  When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability.  If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference ," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.   HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Applicants will be ranked based on three quality groups, as follows: Best qualified - applicants possessing knowledge, skills and abilities that substantially exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position. Well qualified - applicants possessing knowledge, skills and abilities that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job. Qualified - applicants possessing the knowledge, skills and abilities that meet the minimum qualifications of the position. After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group.  Qualified Veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group.  Qualified Veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group.  The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview.  Preference eligible applicants in the remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.   BENEFITS: Back to top VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp. The Federal Government has special excepted appointing authorities for persons with qualifying disabilities, such as Schedule A. Specific information can be found athttp://www.opm.gov/disability/peoplewithdisabilities.asp. IMPORTANT: If you would like to receive consideration as a Schedule A applicant, you must contact the Human Resources office at the facility where this position is located at (412)822-3502. OTHER INFORMATION: Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website athttp://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. HOW TO APPLY: Back to top All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 to receive consideration. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package. NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.  (Emailed applications will not be accepted.) REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required: Resume Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire Other documents - use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information. Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1616471. NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

    Dallas,

  • Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1581408OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?   VA Eastern Colorado HealthCare System (ECHCS) is complexity level 1a and provides a full range of state-of-the-art patient care services. ECHCS provides tertiary care and services to over 72,000 patients and is a major referral center for veterans living in Wyoming, Montana, Kansas, and New Mexico. ECHCS serves as an educational and research center, it is highly affiliated with medical and educational institutions. Health Care Services are provided at 15 different geographically dispersed locations incorporating nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics, two Primary Care Telehealth Outpatient Clinics, one local and one remote Community Living Center, Homeless Veteran's Domiciliary, a Community Referral and Resource Center, a Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center and VA presence on two DOD bases; Fort Carson and U.S. Air Force Academy covering a geographical area of over 10,000 square miles. ECHCS employs over 2,500 personnel in 150 occupations.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.   IMPORTANT NOTICE: IAW 5 CFR 330.401, custodian positions are restricted to preference eligibles only.  Non-preference eligibles may be considered only if there is an insufficient number of preference eligibles.  In order to receive consideration, a copy of your DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (showing the characterization of service),must be submitted.   For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.     TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job. Subject to a background/suitability investigation. Designated and/or random drug testing may be required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. MUST HAVE VETERANS PREFERENCE DUTIES: Back to top   Cleans offices, storerooms, corridors, stairways, dormitories, hospital rooms and wards, and other areas. Sweeps dry mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors, using brooms, mops, industrial vacuum cleaners, and heavy-duty floor scrubbers and buffers. Dusts, waxes, and polishes furniture. Empties ashtrays and wastebaskets. Polishes doorknobs and other metal fixtures. Washes walls, windows and blinds that can be reached using ladders or scaffolds. Keep restrooms in clean, orderly and sanitary condition. Sweeps, scrubs, and waxes floors. Cleans, disinfects and deodorizes lavatories, urinals, and toilet bowls. Cleans mirrors, sinks and water fountains. Dusts ledges and woodwork. Replaces deodorizers, toilet tissue, hand towels and soap. Notes condition of restroom and reports to supervisor broken windows, water leaks, clogged drains and other conditions requiring maintenance. Keeps stock of cleaning materials and equipment needed to do the work. Tells supervisor when more materials are needed and when equipment is in need of repair or replacement. Collects soiled linen and places it at pickup points. Receives clean linen and delivers it where directed, using a hand truck or cart. Incumbent will perform bed-cleaning duties as needed.   Work Schedule: Various Shifts Position Description Title/PD#: 07034-0       QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   Your background must demonstrate experience in a variety of cleaning duties, such as sweeping, mopping, and waxing floors; cleaning surfaces such as light fixtures, venetian blinds, and counter-tops; and cleaning restroom facilities including toilets, baths, and sinks. EXPERIENCE:  A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume or OF-612. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C ( www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c ). 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; religions; 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. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT:  Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire.  Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated.  The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the questions.  The screen-out element for this position is Ability to do the job of a Housekeeping Aid without more than normal supervision. JOB ELEMENTS:  Those who meet the minimum level of experience and training for the screen-out element will then be evaluated in each of the following job elements: 1. Work practices (including keeping things neat clean and in order). 2. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (other than blueprints). 3. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment. 4. Dexterity and safety.       PHYSICAL EFFORT: Incumbent is required to perform work which involves light physical effort, such as that involved in using vacuum cleaners and dry mops, continually standing, bending, stooping and reaching, frequently lifting and emptying waste baskets, frequently pushing carts loaded with waste, and lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 pounds. Incumbent is required to perform work which involves moderate to heavy physical effort, such as that involved in using heavy industrial vacuum cleaners, heavy duty floor scrubbers and buffers, frequently pushing and/or pulling carts weighing up to 600 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or carrying items weighing up to 40-50 pounds. PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL WILL BE REQUIRED. WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbent usually works indoors in areas, which normally have adequate heat, light and ventilation. He/she is exposed to vibration from heavy equipment and to skin irritations from strong cleaning solutions used in stripping floors, etc. He/she is continually exposed to dust, dirt, and disagreeable odors. He/she is frequently exposed to organic material, which may be contaminated and/or infectious and require special handling.           HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE CANNOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.  Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.   BENEFITS: Back to top VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered:http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.  OTHER INFORMATION: The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.   Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave :  Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.  VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service.  This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. HOW TO APPLY: Back to top All applicants are encouraged to apply online.   To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational QuestionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, September 30, 2016 to receive consideration.   1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. 2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.   NOTE:  It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):   ·DD-214   ·Resume   Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:   ·Cover Letter   ·OF-306   ·Other   ·Other Veterans Document   ·SF-15   ·SF-50   Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).  You will not be contacted for additional information.   Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation.  Documentation is required for eligibility verification.   Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options.  The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1581408.NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

    Akron,

  • Serving Those Who Serve"   The Hale Koa Hotel's mission is to operate a first class hotel and recreation facility at affordable prices for military members and their families. Serves as a Shift Manager in the Housekeeping Department of the Hale Koa Hotel. MUST RESIDE IN LOCAL COMMUTING AREA TO BE CONSIDERED.   Salary Range: $33436.00 to $37000.00 PLUS 12.05% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA). This position will remain open until filled with cutoff dates being the 15th and the last day of the month for employment consideration.     HOW TO APPLY:   You must submit a complete application by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement. A complete application contains a Resume (or DA Form 3433), any required documentation to support any preference/priority claims, certification, licensure or education requirements as well as a completed Occupational Questionnaire. All these documents must be uploaded or faxed based on the application method.  If faxing, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration; no other document will be accepted instead of the OPM Form 1203-FX.  You may apply for this position using one of the two methods identified below.   1. ONLINE (preferred):  Apply electronically via https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application and provide faster status updates. You can download the USAJOBS.gov app  to your smart phone for easy access and convenience.   2. FAX: Fax your application package to (478) 757-3144.  For Fax Applications, an OPM Fax Coversheet must be submitted for all documents.   Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.  You may contact the servicing CPAC NAF DIVISION identified on the vacancy announcement for additional assistance.   *Application Forms and URL links provided below in the HOW TO APPLY section.*   TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS Direct Deposit is required Social Security card is required Baseline Hearing test is required DUTIES: Back to top   Serves as manager in charge of a specific shift operation and coordinates laundry and housekeeping functions to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department. Plans and schedules work according to priorities and deadlines. Prepares and maintains daily operational records and reports as directed. Ensures that lost and found policies and procedures are followed. Assist in the supervision and conduct of inventories, including the preparation of inventory records. Conducts inspections of rooms and surrounding areas to determine maintenance or repair work required, cleanliness and condition and inventory of furnishings in accordance with established standards on a daily basis. Completes inspection checklist, and monitors proper care and use of equipment and supplies. Assists in the training and observance of proper grooming, conduct and cleanliness standards of room staff.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   Two years demonstrated work experience that provided a working knowledge of housekeeping in a hotel or related field. Must be able to apply inspection procedures and be able to meet and deal with all levels of personnel, and apply a high degree of tact and diplomacy. Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing.               Conditions of Employment: 1. A one-year probationary period may be required.  2. Meet all qualification/eligibility requirements.  3. Satisfactorily complete an employment verification check.  4. Successfully complete all required background checks.   5. A completed and signed copy DA Form 3433-1 is required prior to entrance on duty. 6. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment. 7. Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays. 8. Must be able to work various hours of the day and week when required.   9. Must be able to obtain a NACI security clearance.   NOTE: Applicants have the ability to perform an E-Verify Self Check to confirm employment eligibility athttp://www.uscis.gov/mye-verify/self-check. Although a Self Check is not mandatory, it can be a useful tool for applicants to find out if there is a problem with their employment eligibility records and resolve any issues before taking a job.       HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:  knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria, and other credentials.       BENEFITS: Back to top Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include employee benefits.  For additional benefits information go to http://www.armymwr.com/naf-benefits.aspx.     OTHER INFORMATION: Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor. The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.     HOW TO APPLY: Back to top For instructions on How To Apply for NAF positions, see above.   Application Forms and URL links:  DA Form 3433 (if using instead of Resume): http://cpol.army.mil/library/naf/jobkit/app-01.htmlDA Form 3433-1 (For all positions) http://cpol.army.mil/library/naf/jobkit/app-01.html Fax Coversheet: https://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following vacancy ID:1460491 To View and Print Full Questionnaire:View Occupational Questionnaire  OPM Form 1203-FX: http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf Application help -http://www.chra.army.mil/a_char/tools/gps/files/Application%20Manager%20Help%20for%20Applicant~466.pdfApplicant checklist - http://www.chra.army.mil/a_char/tools/gps/files/Applicant%20Checklist%20-%20May%202014~466.docApplicant brochure - http://www.chra.army.mil/a_char/tools/gps/files/USAS%20Applicant%20Brochure~466.pdf   REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Before you can start working, the following documents will be needed:   All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):   ·Resume   Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:   ·DD-214   ·Other (Spouses PCS Orders, Marriage Certificate, DA Form 3434)       Other supporting documentation that may be needed are listed below:   -   Permanent Change of Station Orders, along with proof of marriage if applicant's name does not appear on sponsor's orders, or equivalent for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference -   Involuntarily Separated Military Preference and Veterans' Priority Consideration documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) -   DOD NAF BBA documentation (DA form 3434 or equivalent plus issued BBA notice) -   Current and Former NAF employees (to include current APF employees) (DA form 3434 or equivalent, ex: SF50)  

    Akron,

  • Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.    Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. This position is the Custodial Worker Leader located at the San Xavier Health Center, Sells Service Unit, Housekeeping department in Tucson, AZ.  The Custodial Worker Leader serves as the lead for three or more employees in accomplishing and performing the housekeeping/janitorial functions throughout the San Xavier Health Center in duties such as dusting, washing walls, windows, cleaning patient rooms, rest rooms, vacuuming carpets, cleaning offices, storage areas or performing preventive maintenance.  The position reports to the Administrative Officer.The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.     TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment fingerprint check. Selectee will be subject to a background investigation. Selectee will be subject to a probationary/trial period. ESEP appointees typically serve two year trial period. U.S. Citizenship is required Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 DUTIES: Back to top   Performs housekeeping duties and responsibilities associated with maintaining and supporting the work of the housekeeping department.   Instructs employees in specific tasks and job techniques and makes available written instruction, reference materials and supplies. Checks on work while in progress and when completed to see whether the supervisor's instruction on work assignment sequence, procedures, methods and deadlines have been met. Amends or rejects work not meeting established standards, refers to supervisor questions or matters not covered by standards and problems in meeting performance standards. Assist other custodial workers with the workload, communicates with co-workers and works the with the supervisor to ensure that the housekeeping staff accomplishes tasks timely.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; social).  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Per 5 U.S.C., appointment to this position is restricted to Veterans who are preference eligible as long as such applicants are available. Custodial Worker Leader applicants must meet both of the screen-out elements listed below: Ability to do the Work of the Position Without More than Normal Supervision:  This is an overall evaluation of the applicant's qualifications for this position; it considers knowledge, skills, and abilities, and personal characteristics in relations to the duties and responsibilities of the custodial worker leader. Possess a valid state driver's license. In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following types of tasks:Service, clean, supply restrooms, gather and empty trash, clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming, and strip, seal, finish and polish floors..Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).     You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: Friday, February 19, 2016 HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the knowledges, skills, and abilities associated with this position.  To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against the qualifications as defined in the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement and your responses to the assessment questions. You will be further evaluated/rated based on the information provided in your resume (your resume must state specific duties that relate to this position) and your responses to the assessment questions to determine your competency in the following: Work Practices. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. Dexterity and Safety. Attention to Detail. Ability, or potential to develop, skill as a leader. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the assessment questionnaires. If after reviewing your resume and responses to the assessment questions, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration. The following links below provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities. If you are a Veteran, qualified CTAP and ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links below for additional guidance: Veterans , i.e. (VEOA, VRA, and 30% or more disabled) Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP ) Interagency Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Schedule A Appointments for the Disabled Click here to view vacancy questions: View Assessment Questions. All documents above MUST be received by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date of, Friday, February 19, 2016, to be considered.   BENEFITS: Back to top You can review our benefits at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits OTHER INFORMATION: This position is covered by a  Bargaining Unit. Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which annual leave is earned.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities. Possess a valid state driver's license. IHS - Operated Properties are tobacco free   HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package. See required documents below. Click ‘Apply Online' to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire and upload required documents. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application. Applications must be received by the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration. Check application status by logging into your USAJOBS account, clicking Application Status, then More Information for this position. Return to an incomplete application by clicking Apply Online in the vacancy announcement and re-selecting your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account. To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover pagehttp://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 1617046. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. You are highly encouraged to submit your application package and complete your assessment questionnaire on-line. If you cannot complete your application package online: Click to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnairehttp://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf You are limited to selecting 10 locations. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. PLEASE NOTE: When completing the 1203-FX, be sure to select only one response for each question. Selecting more than one response for a question may result in your application package being rated ineligible. In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. Submission of a resume' or a 1203FX form alone IS NOT a complete application. This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under Required Documents section. The IHS provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office (Evelyn Nez, (520)295-2434, and/or EVELYN.NEZ@IHS.GOV.) The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. For additional questions please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) found here:http://www.ihs.gov/jobs/index.cfm?module=search&option=faq REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Required Documentation for Eligibility and Preference: Resume - You are highly encouraged to use USAJOBS Resume Builder to ensure all required information is included in your Resume. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that includes beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed, annual salary, and description of job duties. Include name and address of employer; supervisor name and telephone number. Indian Preference Applicants - If claiming Indian preference, applicants must provide a completed copy of the Form BIA-4432, "Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the BIA and IHS Only." Indian preference will not be given unless a properly signed and dated form is submitted with your application, including any verification by an authorized Tribal Representative or BIA Official of tribal enrollment records. For detailed instructions, see form BIA-4432. Refer to BIA-4432 link: http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/xois/documents/document/idc1-029504.pdf.  When an Indian Preference candidate possesses Veteran's preference the rules regarding Veterans' preference apply under ESEP and the applicant must provide documentation in order to receive preference. Veteran's Preference – If claiming Veteran's Preference provide a copy of your DD214 Form (Member 4 copy). To claim 10-Point Veteran's Preference, submit a SF-15 Application (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) along with the appropriate supporting documentation. For additional information regarding Veteran's Preference visit: www.fedshirevets.gov Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) – If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP, follow the instructions below: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctap_guideline.pdf. Current or former Federal employee: Include your most recent SF50 or if Reinstatement eligible include your Career SF-50. Noncompetitive eligibles – submit additional documents to prove your eligibility to apply to this vacancy. Childcare Addendum form must be included for this position and is available for downloading  Your application package MUST be complete by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, February 19, 2016, the closing of this announcement.   

    Akron,

  • The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!     This position is located in the Business Directorate, Business Analysis Department, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic (NAVFAC LANT), Norfolk, Virginia. The incumbent of this position conducts a variety of engineering analyses and management advisory functions which include: the management improvement program, studies of systems and procedures; manpower and equipment utilization, performance of feasibility studies; analysis of projects; development and analysis of command performance indicators, implementation of directives, systems and procedures issued by higher authority, coordination of recommended and required remedial actions, and provides support and assistance in various staffing and organizational studies.   This position will be filled at the GS-07 with non-competitive promotion potential to the GS-12.  Promotion potential is neither implied nor guaranteed. GS-07 salary range: $45,512 - $56,015   TRAVEL REQUIRED   Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED   Yes Relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable command policy and available command funding. KEY REQUIREMENTS   You must be a US Citizen. Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment. Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program. See special requirements section for additional requirements. DUTIES:Back to top Conducting systems engineering analyses on business management processes. Analyzing management processes to identify problems. Preparing justifications for production and operational activities. Adapting industrial or system engineering theories, practices, and precedents to develop solutions to business management problems. Conducting studies to identify productivity incentives. Conducting feasibility studies to determine the potential effectiveness of alternate organizational processes. Briefing management regarding the progress and conclusions of organizational studies. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.         BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must meet one of the following basic requirements from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards found here:   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/industrial-engineering-series-0896/   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF       APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  You have a bachelor's degree that meets the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement through one of the following methods (described in A-D); or you have successfully completed a 5-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a Bachelor of Engineering or higher degree in an accredited college or university (described in E).   A. 2.95 GPA overall or last 2 years (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail) B. 3.45 GPA overall or last 2 years in major (= or less than 10% Pass/Fail) C. Upper 1/3 ranking in graduating class (you must submit proof with your application) D. National Scholastic Honor Society. Membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision. (You must submit proof with your application) E. Successfully completed a 5-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a Bachelor of Engineering or higher degree in an accredited college or university.     OR YOU CAN MINIMALLY QUALIFY WITH: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the public or private sector performing the following: 1) Gathering data to support business management processes; 2) Presenting reports on findings of business management studies; and 3) Providing guidance to management on existing industrial systems and procedures. NOTE: This experience must be reflected in your resume to be considered for this position.   OR YOU CAN MINIMALLY QUALIFY WITH: You have at least one year of graduate education (18 semester hours) in a field that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work of an Engineer.     OR YOU CAN MINIMALLY QUALIFY WITH: You have a combination of the required professional experience and graduate level of education which when combined are 100% of the requirement for this position. (Only graduate education and only professional experience equivalent to the GS-5 or higher is creditable).     DAWIA REQUIREMENT: This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional training, experience and possibly education.   Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for the Facilities Engineering Career Field and be certified at Level II at the time of application. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Career Field and Certification Level information in your resume. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/         You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.   Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.   As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions   Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.       For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.   Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html   SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.  If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:   1. SKILL IN ANALYZING ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES   2. KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING CONCEPTS   3. SKILL IN CONDUCTING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT STUDIES     You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.   If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:   Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.   Well Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.   Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.   If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.   Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.   BENEFITS:Back to top Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx   OTHER INFORMATION:   This Position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.   Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.   A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.   A 40 hour work week is typical of this position.   Recruitment or relocation incentives may or may not be authorized.   The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.   Military Spouse Preference (MSP): http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf    Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf   Veteran's Preference Information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf   ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAP_Statement.pdf       HOW TO APPLY:Back to top To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.   To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:   - Complete Resume.   - Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.   - Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.   Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, February 08, 2016. Applications received after Monday, February 08, 2016 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.   Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login  select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. You'll be directed to the Details page in Application Manager that will display the status of your application, documentation received and processed, and any correspondence related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately.   ***You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.***   If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Application_Info_How_to_Apply_via_Fax.pdf   Note: Faxing an application package (eg. 1203-FX) will not allow you to review and track the status of your application unless you have completed the application process in USAJOBS.   This Vacancy ID is 1613773   Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.   **It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **     REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:   The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:

    Buffalo,

  • WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENTDUAL STATUS TECHNICIANNATIONWIDE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT     The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!   WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants who are not current members of the Wyoming Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.   Open Area of Consideration:  Area 7:  Nationwide Dual Status Technician:  Anyone eligible to join or transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard may apply.   Technician Info: Position Title: Environmental Engineer  Position Series/Grade: GS-0819-12 PD #:  D2115000 PAS #:  FTQ2 FAC #:  44EV00 Position #:  0077997134 Military Rank Min:  O1/2d Lt           Max:  O5/Lt Col   This is a commissioning opportunity.   In order to be considered for a commissioning opportunity, the following is required:   a. Applicants must complete after selection or have been administered the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) and qualifying scores received. (Provide proof with application)   ** Contact the Education Center at the nearest Air Force Base to your location and inquire about taking the AFOQT (if necessary).  Results will take at least two weeks to return so plan accordingly.   b. Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in one of the specialties listed under Qualifications and provide copy of official college transcripts with application. Undergraduate academic specialization in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental/environmental health engineering, industrial hygiene, or a related area is desirable.   TRAVEL REQUIRED Occasional Travel As needed. RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS Military members: Submit vMPF rip, ORB, DVR, ERS, PDR, or MBS. Prior service members: Submit a DD Form 214 current within one year. Refer to “Required Documents” section for additional details. Must become a member of the Wyoming Air National Guard before appt. Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt. Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance. Relocation costs are not authorized with this vacancy. If selected, a waiver may be required prior to incumbent starting. DUTIES: Back to top   a. INTRODUCTION:   This position is located in the Base Environmental Management Office and serves as the installation Environmental Program Manager for the 153rd Air National Guard (ANG). Serves as the single point of contact for the initiation, development, and execution of all environmental activities and development of regulatory guidance for an installation and its immediate geographic region, with a collaborative influence extending to a broader area. Regional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: aircraft mishap response, off site release assessments, air emission estimates, storm water discharge monitoring, and hazardous material shipments. Broader geographic impacts include, but are not limited to: exporting project solutions, staff assistance visits, compliance assessments, and partnering with other units and intra-agency contacts to address challenges that affect multiple ANG units within or beyond state boundaries. Accomplishes long range environmental planning, budgeting, and programming activities that impacts the installation and the region. Reviews engineering planning and construction documents for environmental considerations as required. Oversees the operations of the Environmental Management Office to include providing limited supervision over any subordinate positions. Supervisory responsibilities will constitute less than 25% of the average work time, thus are not classification impacting.   b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   (1) Manages a complex, highly technical environmental management and protection program and serves as the 153rd Airlift Wing's single most knowledgeable expert on DoD, AF, ANG, EPA state specific environmental laws and regulations. Environmental Management duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) Hazardous Waste Management; (2) Storm Water Management and Control; (3) Air Quality; (4) Water Quality; (5) Pollution Prevention; (6) Green Procurement; (7) Environmental Restoration Program (ERP); (8) Cultural and Natural Resources Management; (9) Spill Prevention and Response; (10) Environmental Management System; (11) Environmental Impact Analysis Program (EIAP) Management; and (12) Qualified Recycling Program Management.   (2) Manages the entire Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPB&E) for the installation’s environmental quality (EQ) program area. Additional budgetary responsibilities may include working with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy and Environment for recurring environmental costs related to DLA owned fuel systems. Provides financial analysis and planning for Environmental resource requirements, to include planning, programming and execution. Plans, budgets, and reports environmental financial information regarding the environmental programs through directed financial databases.   (3) Manages Environmental Planning aspects of the program.   (a) Prepares and guides implementation of environmental program plans. Environmental program plans include, but are not limited to (1) Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan; (2) Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP); (3) Hazardous Waste Management Plan (HWMP); (4) Air Emissions Inventory (AEI); (5) Green Procurement Plan (GPP); (6) Integrated Pest Management Plan; (7) Refrigerant Management Plan; (8) Cultural or Natural Resources Management Plans; (9) Environmental Management System (EMS) Plans; and (10) Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan.   (b) Serves as an active member of the installation Design Working Group (DWG) and/or Facilities Utilization Board (FUB) accomplishing short term and long range planning in conjunction with Civil Engineering for future military construction and renovation projects. Responsible for ensuring all necessary environmental permits for related construction projects are obtained and necessary plans developed and implemented.   (c) In accordance with the Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) statutory requirements, the incumbent is responsible for evaluating the environmental impact of construction and renovation projects. Facilitates the decision making process ensuring due consideration is given to the natural environment, social, political, economic, and governance factors and provides a holistic frame work designed for the achievement of sustainable outcomes.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   DESCRIPTION OF WORK:   The duties and responsibilities of these positions are to perform professional engineering work to protect or improve air, land, and water resources in order to provide a clean and healthful environment.   MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:   A. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. (Transcripts must be provided with application)   OR   B. Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.   The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:   ·         Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.  (Include proof of registration)   ·         Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. (Include proof of successfully passing the EIT examination or written test)   Applicants who have passed the EIT examination and have completed all the requirements for either (a) a bachelor's degree in engineering technology (BET) from an accredited college of university that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences, or (b) a BET from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) may be rated eligible for certain engineering positions at GS-5. Eligibility is limited to positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of the engineering technology program. Applicants for positions that involve highly technical research, development, or similar functions requiring an advanced level of competence in basic science must meet the basic requirements in paragraph A.   Because of the diversity in kind and quality of BET programs, graduates of other BET programs are required to complete at least 1 year of additional education or highly technical work experience of such nature as to provide reasonable assurance of the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for professional engineering competence. The adequacy of this background must be demonstrated by passing the EIT examination.   ·         Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A.(Include transcripts with application)   ·         Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.)(Include transcripts with application)   SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must possess at least one year of experience equivalent to at least a GS-11.   NOTE: Minimum Experience Requirements and Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your specialized experience.   ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must not be flagged, barred to reenlist or coded with any administrative information indicating legal investigation is underway.   MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.   COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS: Officer:  32EXJ, 43EXD     EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS for COMPATIBLE MILITARY POSITION   A. To be assigned militarily with the 153rd Civil Engineering Squadron, incumbent must possess at least a baccalaureate degree in one of the following specialties of professional engineering.   Architecture or Architectural Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering Mechanical Engineering Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Construction Engineering Industrial Engineering   B. To be assigned military with the 153rd Medical Group, incumbent must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher in engineering from an institution with that curricular program area accredited at the engineering level by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) OR,   Possess a baccalaureate in engineering, biology, chemistry, or physics from the United States Air Force Academy OR,   Possess a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in biology, chemistry, physics, health physics, industrial hygiene, or other degree approved by the 43E associate chief granted from an ABET or non-ABET accredited program, and satisfy one of the following options prior to being accessed into the Biomedical Sciences Corps:   Prior qualification in and possession of AFSC 4B071 Bioenvironmental Engineering (BEE) Craftsman and have a minimum of 7 years active duty in the BEE career field OR   Hold a certification from the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) or the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), or pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, OR   Possess a Master of Science (MS) degree in medical physics granted from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP), OR   Possess MS degree in medical physics granted from a non-CAMPEP accredited institution, and hold a certification from the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in one of the following three specialties: diagnostic radiologic physics, therapeutic radiologic physics, or medical nuclear physics.   DRIVER’S LICENSE: Must possess a valid state’s driver’s license for the state in which the applicant lives or is principally employed.     SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: None     EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:   -    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT). -    The Selected applicant must complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment" prior to the appointment date. -    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives. -    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS). -    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement. -    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician. -    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).   HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.   BENEFITS: Back to top The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.   Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp OTHER INFORMATION: 1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.   2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.   3. The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 1 June 2015, is available at: https://goo.gl/lfVvnh   4. Wyoming Air National Guard Vacancies. (Reference: ANGI 36-2002, Enlistment and Reenlistment in ANG)   a. Non-Prior Service (NPS) Applicants.   Applicant must be a least 17 years old, but not have reached age 35 on date of enlistment.  Parental consent is required for those persons who are 17, but less than 18 years of age, unless married. WAIVERS OF THIS PROVISION WILL NOT BE GRANTED.   b. Prior Service (PS) Applicants.   Applicants will not be enlisted unless they have sufficient, documented, creditable PS for retirement purposes to enable them to accrue 20 years of creditable service for retirement upon reaching age of 60 in accordance with Title 10, U.S.C. 12731. WAIVERS OF THIS PROVISION WILL NOT BE GRANTED.     FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE  WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD   CALL (800) 742-9993 OR VISIT <span style="box-sizing: border-box; color: b

    Buffalo,

  • NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF) LATHAM, NY 12110-2224 SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE IAW DMNA 690-4, CHAPTER 6     *THIS IS A 15 DAY ANNOUNCEMENT*   POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER: T16-161A, INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE TECNICIAN, D1720000, GS-0640-08   LOCATION: 105TH AW, NEWBURGH, NY 12550   DAFSC: 4B0X1   ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     Friday, January 29, 2016  CLOSES:  Friday, February 12, 2016   NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the New York Air National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.      This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard Wing.     OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  STATEWIDE STATEWIDE:  ALL MILITARY TECHNICIANS IN THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD (INCLUDES AGR).  ENLISTED ONLY       TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS Must already be a member of the NY Air National Guard. Must be a U.S. Citizen. DUTIES: Back to top   The purpose of the position is to plan, schedule, execute, manage, and administer the installation-wide Industrial Hygiene/Bioenvironmental Engineering Program (IH/BEE), which includes occupational health/industrial hygiene, radiation safety, and environmental monitoring to maintain and promote the health and well-being of military and technician personnel.    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE TECNICIAN position, you must meet the following criteria.   GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience, education, or training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related to the health care delivery system.   SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 18 months experience, education, or training which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems. Experience analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems. Experience developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs. Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity.   SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  One full year of graduate education meets the requirements for GS-7. Two full years of graduate education or a master's degree meets the requirements for GS-9. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.     KSA's: Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below.   Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application.   Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.     1.  Knowledge encompassing a basic foundation in the physical or life sciences and mathematics. A through and detailed knowledge of OSHA, AFOSH, EPA, and other federal laws and related programs, and of DoD, USAF, and ANG regulations, policies and procedures related to bioenvironmental engineering and occupational/industrial health.2.  Knowledge of a broad range of methods, techniques, and principles of occupational health and industrial hygiene sufficient to independently manage a local ANG Industrial Hygiene/Bioenvironmental Engineering program.3.  Knowledge of bioenvironmental engineering and environmental protection concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the performance of industrial hygiene/occupational health investigations.4.  Knowledge required to detect, identify and evaluate existing or potential hazardous conditions through a wide range of sampling and testing techniques.5.  Knowledge of methods for performing data and requirements analysis.6.  Knowledge required to recommend or direct applicable controls, approaches, and/or protective devices relative to the prevention or correction of harmful exposures and/or hazards findings.7.  Knowledge of technical installation work processes/operations and equipment relative to their effect on the health and efficiency of employees working in machine shops, warehouses, on aircraft parking areas, and in adjacent office areas, etc.8.  Knowledge of USAF/ATSDR activities and requirements in order to act as the local point of contact and program coordinator.   MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:  Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.   Military Grades:  ENLISTED ONLY   Compatible Military Assignments:   4B0X1       YOU MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.    PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following documents:   1.     RESUME   (-Resume must have a “from and to” date for each position worked in. The date must be month and year format. Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013.   -      Must indicate your salary for each experience worked in.   -      Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status.   *If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.*)   2.    OF 306 (can be retrieved from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf)         HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility.    All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants.  In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral.  A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors.  Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position.  Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal.    Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence:    1.  Category I:  All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard  for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.   2.  Category II:  All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard.    3.  Category III:  Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard.    * If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.     BENEFITS: Back to top Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees athttp://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/interactive/Benefits#icc. OTHER INFORMATION: Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the New York National Guard, please visit our website athttp://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php?id=tech.  HOW TO APPLY: Back to top The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, February 12, 2016.  To begin the process. click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  Note:  To return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.  REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:    1.  Your Resume (Your resume MUST detail your length of general and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for. YouMUST indicate your salary for each experience worked in. You MUST state whether or not your previous experience was Full or Part-time.) 2. OF 306 (can be retrieved from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf) 3.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address) 4.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable.  5.  Other supporting documents may include: (not required) Flight Records Qualification Certificates DD 214 Seperate document supporting KSA's.  Military Biography SF 50 Letters of Recommendation Awards (military and/or technician) 6.  Submission of Photography and Medical Documentation (ex: VA Disability paperwork) are prohibited and will not be sent forward to the Selection Official.

    New York,

  • OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans. The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment,Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE"). America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.   TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job. You may be required to serve a probationary period. Background investigation may be required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 DUTIES: Back to top   NOTE: This is a TERM appointment (not-to-exceed One Year plus One Day). Term appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration. Term employees are eligible to earn leave and generally have the same benefits as permanent employees including health and life insurance, within-grade increases and Federal Employees Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan coverage. Term appointments may be extended up to 4 years without further competition. Employee will serve as an Industrial Engineer within the Veterans Engineering Resource Center (VERC) located within several locations in the Veterans Administration New England Healthcare System. Locations are as follows: Bedford, MA; Northampton, MA; Jamaica Plain/Boston, MA; and Manchester, NH. Duties include, but may not be limited to the following: This position leads transformative quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency improvement efforts in the VHA Veterans Engineering Resource Center (VERC). · Participate in (mid-level) or lead and organize (full performance level) national, regional, and health care system quality, performance and informatics improvement efforts. · Participate in (mid-level) or plan and conduct (full performance level) studies directed at reducing errors. · Participate in (entry to mid-level) or conduct (full performance level) studies to address complex problems in healthcare quality, safety, effectiveness and efficiency. · Participate in (mid-level) or plan and conduct (full performance level) analytical studies of management functions in support of improvements in organizational structure and staffing level efficiency. · Participate in (mid-level) or lead (full performance level) efforts to use information to improve quality, safety, effectiveness and efficiency. · Provide instruction to others on industrial engineering principles and tools through formal classroom instruction, small group mentoring, and/or leading improvement workshops. · Partner with academic researchers in multiple research/improvement projects, including but not limited to, preparing research results for publication, compiling and disseminating research findings and supervising graduate students and fellows. · Perform other industrial engineering related duties as assigned. WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   TRANSCRIPTS AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED BASIC REQUIREMENTS Requires a Bachelor's degree in professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR Combination of education and experience -- college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must include one of the following: · Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico. Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by means other than written test (e.g., State grandfather or eminence provisions) are eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration. For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions. · Written Test-- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. · Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A. · Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance. Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions. (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.) AND This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to - and essential for - satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. The Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Experience and expertise of industrial engineering theories and methodologies. (Examples include: error-reduction/failure mode analysis, structured problem solving, human factors, advanced data analysis, optimization modeling, simulation, operations management, financial management or cost accounting, capacity planning) In addition, applicants must possess the following: GS-9: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-7) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is participating in transformative quality, safety, effectiveness or efficiency improvement efforts; designing and conducting studies and significant projects for improvement; preparing project papers and staff reports; and organizing and delivering briefings. OR Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or a master's or equivalent graduate degree directly related to the position. OR Equivalent combinations of experience and education meets the total requirements of the position. OR Combination of superior academic achievement and 1 year of appropriate professional experience. OR Completion of a 5-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering and 1 year of appropriate professional experience. GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-9) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is leading transformative quality, safety, effectiveness or efficiency improvement efforts; preparing project papers, staff reports and briefings; devising solutions and actions to resolve issues, conditions and problems; providing significant and innovative recommendations for advancing programs; organizing, planning, meeting deadlines, and maintaining records; and determining efficient, effective and feasible solutions to meet project or situation requirements and constraints. OR Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PH.D. or a PH.D. or equivalent doctoral degree directly related to the work of the position. OR Equivalent combination of experience and education meets the total requirements of the position. GS-12: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience in a healthcare environment leading transformative quality, safety, effectiveness or efficiency improvement efforts, performing and demonstrating mastery of professional engineering with an emphasis in industrial engineering, human factors, informatics, quantitative patient safety/quality improvement; applying quantitative and qualitative analytical and evaluative methods to assess program development and execution; designing, conducting and monitoring process improvement studies; instructing others on industrial engineering principles; and providing significant and innovative recommendations for advancing programs. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work is primarily sedentary. May require periods of walking, standing, bending, climbing, driving a motor vehicle in activities such as inspections of installed equipment and visits to construction sites and industrial, commercial, agricultural, and other business establishments. The work does not require any special physical effort. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.     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.   APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: 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.  Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.     Veteran's Preference:  When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability.  If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference ," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.     HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics as part of the assessment questionnaire: (Narrative Responses Not Required) ·  Knowledge of and skill in applying a wide range of quantitative and qualitative analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess program development, execution and improvement. ·  Knowledge in monitoring project work, designing and conducting studies, analyzing findings, and making recommendations. ·  Skill and mastery of professional engineering with an emphasis in industrial engineering, human factors, informatics, quantitative patient safety, or quality improvement. ·  Ability to effectively instruct others in the use of industrial engineering tools and principles for improvements in quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency. ·  Ability to analyze problems and present findings and recommendations with clarity in written reports and in-person presentations. ·  Ability to organize, plan, meet deadlines, maintain excellent records, and follow through on details. ·  Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. ·  Knowledge of management and organizational principles, practices, methods, techniques and skills to improve management, productivity, management controls, and long-range planning. Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows: Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position; Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job; Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors. After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group.  Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group.  The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview.  The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.   BENEFITS: Back to top VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp. VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. The Federal Government has special excepted appointing authorities for persons with qualifying disabilities, such as Schedule A. Specific information can be found athttp://www.opm.gov/disability/peoplewithdisabilities.asp. IMPORTANT: If you would like to receive consideration as a Schedule A applicant, you must contact the Human Resources office at the facility where this position is located at (774)826-1106. OTHER INFORMATION: Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website athttp://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. HOW TO APPLY: Back to top All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 to receive consideration. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package. NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. (Emailed applications will not be accepted.) REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required: Resume Responses to the Occupational Questionnaire Other documents - use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information. Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1607367.

    South Bend,

  • Position is being advertised concurrently under vacancy announcement BR-GP-WY-16-22, for current Federal employees serving under competitive service career or career-conditional appointments, former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility, VEOA eligible veterans or persons eligible for non-competitive appointment under special appointing authorities (such as 30% disabled veterans). If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Supervisory Civil Engineer (Hydraulic), Supervisory Mechanical Engineer, or Supervisory Electrical Engineer. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.Here is a great opportunity to join an organization with excellent growth potential!LOCATION: Great Plains Region, Wyoming Area Office, Facilities Management Division, Engineering Branch, Mills, Wyoming (near Casper, WY).For living conditions, go to: www.usbr.gov/gp/employment/living_conditions.pdfThis is an interdisciplinary position. Position may be filled by a Supervisory Civil Engineer (Hydraulic), GS-0810; Supervisory Mechanical Engineer, GS-0830; or Supervisory Electrical Engineer, GS-0850.A Recruitment or Relocation Incentive may be authorized. For information on Recruitment or Relocation Incentives, visit:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/recruitment-relocation-retention-incentives/fact-sheets/recruitment-incentives/https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/recruitment-relocation-retention-incentives/fact-sheets/relocation-incentives/Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement. TRAVEL REQUIRED Occasional Travel Occasional Travel may be required for this position. RELOCATION AUTHORIZED Yes First-Post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointments and reinstatement eligibles. KEY REQUIREMENTS U.S. Citizenship or National. You must submit a resume and supporting documentation (See How to Apply). For veterans consideration, submit document(s) under Required Documents. May require supervisory probationary period. This position requires a higher-level MBI investigation. Submit transcript(s) to verify the education requirements. DUTIES: Back to top -As a technical expert in the field of electrical, mechanical, and/or civil/hydraulic engineering, attends conferences furnishing advice and recommendations for improving the interconnected power program.-Directs the development and execution of engineering programs for power generation, utilization studies of potential power developments, and system additions and extensions.-Directs the preparation of basic data and justification for engineering projects directly related to the Operations and Maintenance budget.-Coordinates the preparation and review of engineering plans and specifications to insure conformity to design data.-Responsible for compliance with established safety requirements and practices by all personnel and in all activities under their jurisdiction. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must first meet the Basic Education Qualification Requirements listed below:QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS-0810, SUPERVISORY CIVIL ENGINEER (HYDRAULIC); GS-0830, SUPERVISORY MECHANICAL ENGINEER; or GS-0850, SUPERVISORY ELECTRICAL ENGINEERA. (1) Professional engineering degree from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus AND courses (advanced beyond first year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.-OR-B. Combination of education AND experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished: 1) a thorough knowledge of physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: 1) Professional registration; 2) Written test--Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) exam or the written test required for professional registration; 3) Specified academic courses--Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A; or 4) Related curriculum--Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or appropriate professional field provided applicant has 1 year professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the Basic Education Qualification Requirements, applicants must have additional education and/or specialized experience as defined below:GS-13: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service.DEFINITION OF SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To meet specialized experience, your resume must describe experience that demonstrates the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as follows:GS-13: Experience with engineering theories, principles, practices, and techniques associated with the design, facility operation, and maintenance of hydroelectric generation and water control, storage, and conveyance equipment and facilities. Experience with solving highly technical civil, electrical, and mechanical design, construction, operation and maintenance problems. This position has a mandatory education requirement; you must furnish a copy of your transcript of college work completed (unofficial copy is acceptable). Transcripts must include the name of the college or university and date the degree was conferred. Non-submission will result in you being rated not qualified for the position.Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, applicants must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs. For further information visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html You must meet all qualification requirements and any selective placement factors by the closing date of this announcement. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Category rating and selection procedures will be used for evaluating this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your on-line responses to the vacancy assessment questionnaire will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories: 1) Highly Qualified, and 2) Qualified. Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of the quality categories and Veterans with preference will be placed at the top of their respective category. The assessment questionnaire will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete.Applicants will be further evaluated on the following "Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)" through your resume and responses to the online questions.1. Knowledge of professional mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering concepts required to direct the operation and maintenance of complex hydroelectric facilities and large water storage and conveyance systems.2. Ability to supervise a diverse staff of professional, technical, and craft personnel that are engaged in activities of, or similar to the operation and maintenance activities of complex hydroelectric facilities and large water storage and conveyance systems.3. Ability to plan, organize, schedule, and direct engineering activities/projects related to the safe operation and maintenance activities of complex hydroelectric facilities and large water storage and conveyance systems.4. Skill in interpreting and applying instructions, specifications, and other technical reference materials related to engineering aspects associated with the operation and maintenance activities of complex hydroelectric facilities and large water storage and conveyance systems (e.g., Standing Operating Procedures, Maintenance and Testing Policies, Manufacturer’s Technical Manuals).Applicants' answers to questions will be verified against information provided in their online resumes. Be sure that the resume clearly supports the responses to all the questions by addressing experience, education and/or training relevant to this position. Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered. To preview questions please click here. BENEFITS: Back to top You can review our benefits at: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/bor/vacancy/preview!benefits.hms?orgId=2&jnum=70426 OTHER INFORMATION: -Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.-Operation of a Government vehicle is required; therefore, a valid State driver's license is required. Driving record will be verified prior to final selection.-This position has been designated as a Public Trust (Moderate Risk) position. This requires a higher-level MBI investigation. This investigation will include a background search of your employment, law enforcement, and credit/financial records. You must successfully obtain and maintain this investigation level as a condition of employment. You will be required to undergo and successfully pass a reinvestigation of your background every 5 years.-This is a supervisory position. Employees who are initially appointed to supervisory positions must serve a supervisory probationary period of one year.-Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For more information visit: www.sss.gov-Equal Employment Opportunity: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. HOW TO APPLY: Back to top Applications (resume, assessment questionnaire, and supporting documents) for this vacancy MUST be received online BEFORE midnight Eastern Time (Washington D.C. time) on the closing date of this announcement. When you're ready to apply, click the blue APPLY ONLINE button on the right side of any page. This vacancy is being announced through Bureau of Reclamation's Hiring System--HireMe. For more information about the HireMe system and the registration process, visit: http://www.usbr.gov/hr/hireme.htmlAs part of the on-line application process, applicants may be required to submit supporting documents. Failure to submit the requested supporting documents may result in your not being considered for this position. Options for submitting supporting documentation include Auto Requested Fax or uploading from your USAJOBS profile - instructions provided during the online application process. In addition, you may E-mail your supporting documentation to gphireme@usbr.gov; fax directly to the HR Office at 406-247-7875; mail to P.O. Box 36900, Billings, MT 59107-6900; OR hand-deliver to 2021 4th Avenue North, Room 109, Billings, MT. Include your name and the vacancy number on the supporting document(s). This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at the phone number shown at the bottom of this page. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a resume (with dates of employment, i.e. years and months), an on-line assessment questionnaire, and the following supporting documents, as appropriate:-TRANSCRIPT(S): All applicants MUST furnish a copy of your college transcript(s). If you have foreign education you must also submit evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution is equivalent to U.S. educational standards. If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts to verify your educational qualifications prior to reporting for work.-DD-214, CERTIFICATE OF RELEASE FROM ACTIVE DUTY: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you must provide a copy of your DD-214, and 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.-For 5-point veterans' preference, submit a copy of your DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), or an official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. -For 10-point veterans' preference, please submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, DD-214, and the required documentation requested by this form.-For information on veteran's eligibility visit: www.opm.gov/staffingPortal/Vetguide.asp-CTAP/ICTAP: Provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, documentation of eligibility and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified, i.e. meet the minimum qualification requirements, including selective placement factors, education and experience requirements and score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire as established, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP/ICTAP, 

    South Bend,

  • Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.     About the Position: TRAVEL CONDITIONS:  The positions will be at Lower Granite Project for approximately 3-months and then the incumbent will be traveling for the next 1 1/2 years while completing the CP-18 training rotations. Click here for more information on Pathways program participants. As an advanced trainee in the Army Civilian Career Program for Engineers and Scientists, utilizes the basic principles of the applicable engineering discipline to perform the less complex electrical engineering phases of planning, design, and construction of water resource projects. The position is located at Lower Granite Project with the Walla Walla Corps of Engineer District, WA. Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program. The Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government.After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position. To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must: •Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program. •Demonstrate successful job performance. •Meet the Office of Personnel Management’s qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.To learn more, please visit: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/graduates/. Note: Students may apply if they are within 5 months of meeting their educational requirements. Department of the Army Recent Graduates Program EligiblesPositions are open to:•Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. •Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.   TRAVEL REQUIRED 25% or Greater see announcement RELOCATION AUTHORIZED Yes Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is authorized IAW JTR VOL 2 KEY REQUIREMENTS Recent Graduates must sign a Participant Agreement with the Agency Must currently reside within 200 mile radius of Pomeroy, WA Current transcript must be submitted as part of application packet Must sign a Mobility Agreement DUTIES: Back to top   At the full performance level of this position, you will serve as an Electrical Engineer with the responsibility of applying standard engineering methods and techniques in the performance of various phases of electrical engineering, together with all necessary calculations pertaining thereto in connection with designing the electrical features assigned to the section generally appurtenant works such as navigation locks, fish facilities, powerhouses, warehouse, pumping plants, housing and appurtenant structures and recreational facilities. You will prepare preliminary cost estimates to justify decisions in design and selection of equipment. You will also prepare and /or reviews operating manuals covering the technical operation and testing procedures for electrical equipment in the projects assigned to the district. Your responsibilities will additionally include writing and reviewing contract specifications for electrical features of design and for materials and equipment entering into the design. You will check shop drawings submitted by contractors for adequacy and to assure compliance with contract specifications and you will review plans and specifications prepared by architect-engineers for electrical features of district projects to insure adequacy of design and conformance to established standards.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   Specialized experience: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-5).  Specialized experience includes skill in applying theories, concepts, principles, and methodologies of Electrical Engineering. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas: •Knowledge of Design •Knowledge of Electrical Engineering •Skill in Technical Competencies You may also qualify for this position by substituting educations for experience or using a combination of educations and experience as described below:A) Have one year of graduate-level education related to this position.  -or-B) Have superior academic achievement at the baccalaureate level in a professional engineering curriculum is qualifying for GS- 7. Superior Academic Achievement is defined 1) a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher for all completed undergraduate coursework or for all courses completed in the last two full years of undergraduate work; 2) a GPA of 3.5 or higher for all courses in the major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two full years of undergraduate work; 3) ranking in the upper one third of your college, university, or major subdivision; or 4) membership in a national honor society other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies.  In order to be creditable under this provision, superior academic achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled.      -or-C) Have a combination of specialized experience and some of the education described in A. When combining education and experience, first take the number of graduate-level semester credits (or equivalent) earned divided by 60 semester credits (or equivalent); then take the number of months of experience divided by 12 months; finally add the two percentages together. The total must equal at least at least 100% to qualify.  -or-D) Have successfully completed a five-year program of study of at least 160 semester hours leading to a bachelor's degree in Engineering. This position has basic education requirements. To meet this requirement, you must must meet:  View Assessment Questions     Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications  andhttp://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.      Other Requirements: Click here for more 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.One year trial/probationary period may be required.Direct Deposit of pay is required.Recent Graduates must sign a Participate Agreement with Agency.Conditions of Employment: Must sign a Mobility AgreementDirectly-related degree program: Electrical Engineering   HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered. Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.       BENEFITS: Back to top The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center. OTHER INFORMATION: ABOUT THE HYDROPOWER PROGRAM:The Hydropower Program is located at Lower Granite Project situated on the Snake River, 32-river miles downstream from Clarkston, Washington. Lower Granite Project lies in close proximity to the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley; Pullman, Washington; Moscow, Idaho; and Colfax, Washington. The program is sponsored by the Northwestern Division Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army. The program includes both on-the-job and formal training.•If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.•Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.•Permanent Change of Station expenses will be authorized.•Pay includes Special Salary rate for Electrical Engineers.•Non-competitive promotion potential to the full performance (GS-11).   HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in theRequired Documents section below. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):   ·Resume   Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:   ·Cover Letter   ·DD-214   ·Other   ·Other Veterans Document   ·SF-15   ·SF-50   ·Transcript   The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to receive consideration.   To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement. The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required: Resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. 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). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position. Applicants MUST include a copy of their unofficial transcripts and enrollment verification for college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate with their application. If the position has an education requirement or you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you must submit your college transcripts with your application. If you are claiming Veterans Preference or Military Spouse preference (MSP), to verify your preference claim you MUST submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to:   for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate; for verification of Veteran Preference, DD214 (which indicates character of service) SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders. If you are currently serving on active duty: You MUST submit a certification from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. If you supply a certification at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.   For more information about Veteran's Preference, please follow this link to OPM's Veteran's Guide.  Please upload veteran's documents under the appropriate category. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents. The Vacancy ID is 1612314. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application. PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for other than the applicant.These documents may be sanitized to remove such personal information before submission with the application. Applicants may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents upon selection to confirm eligibility.

    Miami,

  • Vacancy announcement # NGA-16-22B is being issued at the same time for this position and is open to federal competitive status candidates and those candidates eligible under special appointing authorities (e.g., 30% or more compensable service-connected disabled veterans, VEOA, and individuals with disabilities). Candidates who wish to apply under both vacancy announcements MUST apply separately for each announcement.  TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS U.S. citizenship required This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. This employer participates in the e-Verify program. Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements All required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM EST on closing date. DUTIES: Back to top The incumbent will serve as an Electrical Engineer with the Office of Administrative Facilities Management. The incumbent works for the Senior Mechanical and Physical Plant Engineer under the Deputy Chief of Engineering. The incumbent participates in electrical engineering evaluation and design for the Gallery’s power generation and distribution systems. Provides professional electrical engineering expertise and recommendations to the Senior Mechanical and Physical Plant Engineer. The incumbent’s electrical engineering expertise provides important and critical program information included in the Gallery’s annual Maintenance & Repair Budget request to Congress. Incumbent may be required to design or have designed electrical systems to replace in kind, improve upon, or add energy conservation measures to the existing systems present in Gallery facilities.As an Electrical Engineer for the Gallery, the incumbent works in concert with members of both the Facilities Management (AFM) and Architect & Engineering (A&E) divisions, performing engineering reviews of drawings, specifications for construction projects and reviews of the Gallery’s major electrical systems for code compliance and adherence to Gallery standards.Additionally, the incumbent serves as a project engineer managing select electrical related projects under the Gallery's Maintenance and Repair budget. Projects may range in size from several thousand dollars to over 1 million dollars. Experience in construction project management dealing with budgets, schedules and construction documents are essential to this position.Incumbent independently plans and advises on projects of an electrical nature with a minimum of direction and exercises a high degree of professional independence in developing and carrying out assignments and responsibilities. Studies and evaluations are performed independently and with little supervision.Incumbent works independently and in concert with other Gallery staff to design, plan and execute facility renovation projects related to the maintenance and repair of the facility electrical infrastructure. Project work includes, but is not limited to, investigation of existing conditions, engineering design, calculations, drawing and specifications development of bid documents. Incumbent has Project Manager oversight responsibility for the post-award construction management of design projects. Incumbent is consulted for technical electrical engineering assistance and to make decisive determinations on electrical equipment or systems that will have both immediate and long-term ramifications. The guidance that the incumbent provides may include expert knowledge of complex electrical systems, electric motor controls, Building Automation Systems, HVAC modifications, utilities operations and energy conservation measures.Incumbent independently plans and advises on projects of an electrical nature with a minimum of direction and exercises a high degree of professional independence in developing and carrying out assignments and responsibilities. Studies and evaluations are performed independently and with little supervision.Incumbent works independently and in concert with other Gallery staff to design, plan and execute facility renovation projects related to the maintenance and repair of the facility electrical infrastructure. Project work includes, but is not limited to, investigation of existing conditions, engineering design, calculations, drawing and specifications development of bid documents. Incumbent has Project Manager oversight responsibility for the post-award construction management of design projects. Incumbent is consulted for technical electrical engineering assistance and to make decisive determinations on electrical equipment or systems that will have both immediate and long-term ramifications. The guidance that the incumbent provides may include expert knowledge of complex electrical systems, electric motor controls, Building Automation Systems, HVAC modifications, utilities operations and energy conservation measures.     QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for the GS-0850-13. This requires at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service, for this position examples of qualifying experience include performing the following types of tasks: identifying problem areas in building and utility distribution systems and preparing conceptual scopes of work for resolution of system problems and equipment/system updates; determining long-term facility needs and developing them into achievable projects; reviewing and recommending approval of pre-construction activities, project schedules, operation and maintenance, electrical control/relay, closeout documents and as-built drawings; developing complete engineering cost estimates for a wide range of complex multi-contract projects involving complex technical issues; providing advice to designers and construction managers during the design and construction of projects, review and evaluate shop drawings, samples and material certifications, review contract modification documents for award of service work orders.Candidates must reflect in their submitted USAJOBS résumés the possession of this specialized experience. If their résumés do not include such specialized experience, they will be ineligible for this position.Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates. Candidates should ensure their résumé and submitted materials clearly demonstrate possession of these factors to receive maximum employment consideration. Skill in Project Management to direct complex operations. Knowledge of electrical engineering,resource management and personnel management Skill in designing modifications for facilities or major electrical equipment. Skill in oral and written communication to provide technical guidance for electrical operations and energy consevation measures.     A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the field of electrical engineering is required; a masters degree in electrical engineering is highly desirable. In addition, a professional registration or certification in electrical engineering is highly desirable. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.The work is often sedentary; however some physical activity is required, including walking, carrying small articles such as tools and drawings, climbing and bending. The work may be performed in cramped, isolated locations that are difficult to access, as well as hot, humid and dusty spaces such as attics and steam rooms. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection procedures. The quality categories are defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified", and "Qualified".Based on your responses to the job-specific self-assessment questions, eligible candidates are placed for selection consideration into one of three pre-defined quality categories as described below:Best Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications for the position, candidates must fully demonstrate proficiency in all major aspects of the position.Well Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in some, but not all of the major aspects of the position.Qualified Category - In addition to meeting minimum qualifications, applicants must demonstrate a basic level of knowledge, skill and ability of the position.If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.Application of Veterans Preference: The Category Rating Method does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each pre-defined quality category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent (i.e., CPS and CP) must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly. To preview questions please click here. BENEFITS: Back to top You can review our benefits at: https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/hment/nga/vacancy/preview!benefits.hms?orgId=23&jnum=43890 OTHER INFORMATION: The National Gallery of Art fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.• More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.• Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.• AN EXTERNAL SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST BE FINGERPRINTED AND RECEIVE A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, RESULTING IN A SATISFACTORY SUITABILITY DETERMINATION BEFORE BEING HIRED FOR THIS POSITION.• All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.EEO Policy: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/EEO_Policy_StatementReasonable Accommodation Policy:https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Reasonable_Accommodation_Policy_StatementVeterans Information: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Veterans_InformationSelective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/ HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, including all required supporting documentation (see "Required Documentation" section) no later than 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Time on the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to submit a complete application prior to the closing time (regardless of when you started) the application system will not allow you to finish! Requests for extensions will not be granted, so please begin the application process allowing yourself enough time to finish and submit your application before the deadline. Our application system displays a countdown timer in the top-left corner of the screen for your reference.Steps to submit a complete application: You must have an active USAJOBS account and be logged in. You must have a completed resume associated with your USAJOBS account. Once you are logged in and all of your application materials are ready, click on the 'Apply Online' button to get started. You will be given the option to include your resume, documents, and demographic information from your USAJOBS profile. You will then be transferred to the National Gallery of Art's application tracking system. If you select documents from your USAJOBS account, you MUST complete the download process in a later step or your USAJOBS documentation WILL NOT be transferred! See Step 6. You must respond to all applicant assessment questions, carefully following all instructions provided. You will then be asked to upload additional supporting documentation. If you selected documents from USAJOBS prior to being transferred to our application system (Step 4), you will need to click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer process. These documents ARE NOT automatically transferred! It is ultimately your responsibility to make sure that all required documents are either faxed, uploaded, or transferred from USAJOBS successfully. If you are unsure whether your documents went through, please contact the Agency Contact listed on the announcement BEFORE the vacancy closes. IMPORTANT: In the final step of the application process you will be shown a copy of your resume and all the information you entered during the application process. You must click the 'Finish' button at the bottom of this final page and receive confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not click 'Finish', your application will not be received! If your resume does not support the responses in your applicationquestionnaire, or if you fail to submit required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your evaluation rating may be adjusted accordingly.Steps to modify or withdraw your application:  Return to USAJOBS and log in to your account. In the "My Account" screen, click "Application Status" in the left-hand column. You will see a table list of all the jobs you've applied to, click on the title of the application you want to modify. If the announcement is still open the button which normally says "Apply Online" will instead say "Edit Application", click that button. (If you wish to withdraw your application from consideration after the closing date, contact the HR Specialist listed on the announcement.) You will be directed back to NGA's application tracking system where you can make changes, or you can click "Withdraw Application" to remove your application from being considered. NEED HELP? If you experience any difficulties with the application process (anything after you have clicked the 'Apply Online' button), please contact the Agency Contact listed on this announcement during normal business hours. If you are receiving any kind of error message, please be ready to provide a screenshot or at a minimum, the error message text and number. If you are having trouble with USAJOBS (searching for jobs, account password/profile issues, or Resume Builder help, please visit the USAJOBS Resource Center or e-mail USAJOBS3.0@opm.gov. Regretfully, NGA cannot resolve issues with your USAJOBS account. We regret that we are unable to support any issue with USAJOBS, as this service is maintained by the Office of Personnel Management exclusively. If you are experiencing a significant hardship which hinders your ability to apply online please contact the Agency Contact listed on this announcement during normal business hours to discuss your situation. Resumes and/or supporting documentation alone will not be considered without the inclusion of a hard copy application packet. The complete package is due no later than 5:30 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time on the closing date of this announcement. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit.Some documents may not apply to all applicants. If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire. Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you should list the full name and address of the each employer. Your experience listing should show the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked. Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date). For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube. It is important that your resume is complete and thorough. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience. If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information.Current and former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action).To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility! Full position title; appointment type; occupational series; pay plan, grade, and step; tenure code; and service computation date (SCD). Displaced Federal employees: To be considered CTAP/ICTAP eligible, you must submit documentation verifying your involuntary separation and CTAP/ICTAP status. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information.Veterans: Veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency which will allow you to apply under the (Veterans Opportunity to Work) VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits is required.

    Miami,

  • Business Component: Southwest Region, AVS, Aircraft Certification Branch, Rotorcraft Directorate, Certification Branch, ASW-142.   RELOCATION AUTHORIZED Yes Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - In accordance with applicable FAA Travel regulations, full relocation benefits will be paid (actual expenses). KEY REQUIREMENTS US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Bargaining Unit: Yes DUTIES: Back to top   Serves as a (Flight Controls / Electrical Systems) Aerospace Engineer with regulatory oversight responsibility for assigned programs/projects related to the certification of aeronautical products and parts (continuing operational safety, type certification, design approval, production approval, and airworthiness certification). Provides guidance and procedural assistance to applicants. Participates in/leads team reviews and evaluations of projects for regulatory compliance and initial safety determinations. Provides oversight to certain Designated Representatives of the Administrator. Applies Flight Controls/Electrical Systems engineering knowledge, safety management principles, and risk management techniques to make recommendations and manage assignments. Title 14 CFR parts 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 33, 45, and 183 and related FAA policies and procedures are utilized to perform responsibilities. Responsible for evaluating conventional & advanced flight controls and electrical/electronic systems by use of rules, policy, the safety assessment process and the associated standards for aircraft applications. Provides oversight to Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) and Organization Designation Authorizations (ODAs). As a Flight Controls / Electrical Systems engineer in the Rotorcraft Directorate, reviews certification applications, determines the substantiation required to show compliance with FARs, including designs that employ advanced architectures, technologies and methods which require substantial departures from previous certification methodologies. Evaluates application of the safety assessment process and resulting design assurance levels (DALs) for equipment and systems. Prepares and presents Issue Papers for design features and concepts not addressed in policy and procedural guidance. Plans, organizes, and conducts the Flight Control / Electrical Systems activities for aircraft certification projects. Appraises applicants’ design data submitted for showing of compliance with FARs. Negotiates with applicants to obtain additional, modified, or corrected documentation. Evaluates applicants' test proposals; witnesses those tests considered necessary and reviews and approves the acceptability of tests results. Acts as team leader for small certification projects. Makes recommendations regarding appointment of DERs, advises DERs, reviews DERs’ performance and holds them accountable for both their engineering performance and their adherence to FAA regulations and policies. Reviews projects proposed by ODAs to determine their capability for handling the project and the degree of FAA involvement required. Participates in audits of ODAs as required. May serve as member of FAA Organization Management Teams that oversee ODAs. Assists FAA Manufacturing Inspection in performing audits of production facilities. Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding proposed rule and policy changes. Makes recommendations for proposed rule and policy changes based on the expertise and knowledge gained during certification programs. Develop mutually rewarding relationships with fellow employees, industry, and stakeholders. All corporate activities are conducted to the highest ethical standards by communicating effectively, remaining flexible, respecting differing opinions, and exercising patience in challenging situations. Performs other duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   Candidates must have One Year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level (FV-H, FG/GS-12) that is typically in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in this position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to: experience establishing engineering criteria, designing, analyzing, testing/evaluating to the criteria, correcting deficiencies and reporting/recording results; pertaining to aircraft flight control systems. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each (KSA), in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.   EDUCATION: Successful completion of a full 4-year professional engineering curriculum leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in engineering in an accredited college/university. To be acceptable, the curriculum must (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses in 5 of the following 7 areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statistics, dynamics (b) strength of materials (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics (d) thermodynamics (e) electrical fields and circuits (f) nature and properties of materials or (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics, OR A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. To qualify based on education, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration. If selected, official transcripts will be required.   We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses. Your answers and associated application package/resume will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate. Answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.To preview the application questionnaire, click the following link: View Application Questionnaire BENEFITS: Back to top You can review our benefits at: http://www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/benefits/ OTHER INFORMATION: We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.Travel may be required.Position may be subject to a background investigation.A one-year probationary period may be required.The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. Form(s) may be uploaded to your on-line application or submitted by mail or fax. If you choose to submit the form via fax, we cannot guarantee timely receipt or assume responsibility for the quality or legibility of the form. Illegible forms will result in loss of consideration. Mailed or faxed forms should be addressed to the agency point of contact listed in this vacancy announcement.Incomplete Applications: Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Your application/resume MUST have your official title, grade and series on your work history. Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements. For Moderate Risk (Level 5), this position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained. Core Compensation Position: This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: https://employees.faa.gov/employee_services/pay_perf/pay/core_comp_plan/ REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Mailed or faxed forms should be addressed to the Agency's point of contact listed in this vacancy announcement and include the Vacancy Announcement Number on each page. This is a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay, COLA, Citizenship HOW TO APPLY: Back to top You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION. We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes. Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:  Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job) Duties (be specific in describing your duties) Employer's name and address Supervisor name and phone number Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008) Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week) Salary Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible. You may  upload completed documents  to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide,  Document Upload Guide , for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 817- 222-5852 on or before the closing date of this announcement. All faxed documents should reference the announcement number.Unofficial (copy) transcripts must be submitted with initial application.Submit a copy of your Veterans Administration (VA) Letter for Compensable Rating, if applicable.All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

    Corona,

  • The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!       This position serves as the technical mechanical expert for the Facilities Management Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, and, as such, coordinates technical and complex requirements associated with engineering, planning, design, writing job scopes, testing, troubleshooting and certification.  Includes the following: medical gas systems, reverse osmosis/de-ionized water systems, infectious isolation rooms, operating rooms, clean rooms and fire/smoke rated doors.     TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED Yes Relocation expenses may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and available command funding. KEY REQUIREMENTS You must be a US Citizen. Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment. Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program. See special requirements section for additional requirements. DUTIES: Back to top       ·         Schedule outages, construction plans, safety plans and implements interim life safety measures.   ·         Determine statement of work necessary to initiate the design, reviews data and finalize design.   ·         Oversee certifications of main operating rooms and infectious isolation rooms.   ·         Consult with Manager/Engineer in charge of military construction (MILCON) and (BUMED) special projects, and other contracts concerning mechanical systems.   ·         Advise the Facilities Engineer concerning contract matters.   ·         Monitor all work in progress to assure that work is performed according to best work procedures and within budget.     QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top       SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In order to qualify for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform successfully the duties of the position such as:   Utilizing technical expertise to investigate, troubleshoot and determine components of malfunctions. Planning, designing and building of complex mechanical systems. Utilizing schematic drawings, maintenance manuals, agency guidelines and requirements, and piping diagrams as required. Reviewing, analyzing and calculating incoming work requests, communicating with customers, for the purpose of estimating degree of necessity, priority and cost.       Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/engineering-technical-series-0802/   You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.     A Secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.   A pre-employment physical is required.   A favorable ANACI (Access National Agency Check and Inquiries) background investigation is required for noncritical sensitive positions with access to network systems.   HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans’ preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Well Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.   BENEFITS: Back to top Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx OTHER INFORMATION: This Position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.  A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visitwww.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Military Spouse Preference (MSP):http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf  Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf Veteran’s Preference Information:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAP_Statement.pdf   HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: - Complete Resume. - Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire. - Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, February 09, 2016. Applications received after Tuesday, February 09, 2016 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed. Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login  select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. You'll be directed to the Details page in Application Manager that will display the status of your application, documentation received and processed, and any correspondence related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately. ***You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.*** If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Application_Info_How_to_Apply_via_Fax.pdf Note: Faxing an application package (eg. 1203-FX) will not allow you to review and track the status of your application unless you have completed the application process in USAJOBS. This Vacancy ID is 1618933 Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. **It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. ** REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:

    Corona,

  • The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!   This position is located in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Mid-Atlantic (MIDLANT), Operations Office, Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Division.  This position is part of a regionalized command. Salary range for Mechanicsburg: $71,087 - $92,413 Salary range for Philadelphia: $75,900 - $98,669   TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS You must be a US Citizen. Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment. Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program. See special requirements section for additional requirements. DUTIES: Back to top   Defines technical controls that govern mechanical engineering work by private Architect-Engineer firms. Reviews mechanical designs to ensure compliance with applicable codes and sound engineering practices. Designs complex mechanical systems for a variety of facilities (e.g. multi-story offices, steam plants, industrial waste treatment plants, ship piers, etc.) Analyzes requested design changes that occur after the contract is awarded. Prepares construction estimates for work to be performed under Architect-Engineer contracts. Prepares detailed labor and material cost estimates for use in obtaining project funding.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.   BASIC REQUIREMENTS:   Applicants must meet one of the following basic requirements from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards found here: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/mechanical-engineering-series-0830/ https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800/     SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Applying mechanical concepts, principles and practices in the development of design plans, specifications and cost estimates for various types of renovation and new construction of real property facilities.  Note: This information must be supported in your resume. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF     DAWIA REQUIREMENT:   This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional training, experience and possibly education.   Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for the Facilities Engineering Career Field and be certified at Level II at the time of application. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Career Field and Certification Level information in your resume. Certification requirements may be viewed athttp://icatalog.dau.mil/     You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.     For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.   See OPM'sGeneral Policies for information on crediting education.   Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html     SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: - A secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.  If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume. - Must maintain a valid state driver's license.   HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies: 1. Mechanical Engineering 2. Design 3. Project Management   You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Well Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.   BENEFITS: Back to top Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, a 401K-type retirement plan, and an Employee Assistance Program. More information can be found at:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx OTHER INFORMATION: This Position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.  A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. A 40 hour work week is typical of this position. The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visitwww.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Military Spouse Preference (MSP):http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf  Federal Annuitant Information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf Veteran’s Preference Information:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ICTAP_Statement.pdf   HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: - Complete Resume. - Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire. - Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, February 09, 2016. Applications received after Tuesday, February 09, 2016 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed. Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login  select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. You'll be directed to the Details page in Application Manager that will display the status of your application, documentation received and processed, and any correspondence related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately. ***You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.*** If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/Application_Info_How_to_Apply_via_Fax.pdf Note: Faxing an application package (eg. 1203-FX) will not allow you to review and track the status of your application unless you have completed the application process in USAJOBS. This Vacancy ID is 1614319 Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. **It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. ** REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc). Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide:

    Corona,

  • Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.   This is a developmental position.  Position may be filled at any of the grade levels: GS-07, 09 or 11.  If selected at the GS-07 or GS-09 level, the target level for this assignment is the GS-11.  Assignments at the GS-07 and GS-09 level will become progressively more difficult and will be under closer than normal supervision until the full-performance level is reached.     About the position: Red River Army Depot (RRAD) is located in northeast Texas, 19 miles west of Texarkana and approximately 170 miles northeast of Dallas. RRAD is near the corners of 4 states - Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The depots enormous maintenance mission includes the repair, rebuild, overhaul and conversion of tactical wheeled vehicles. For more information on Red River Army Depot, go to the following web site: www.redriver.army.mil.   Who May Apply: All U.S. Citizens     TRAVEL REQUIRED Not Required RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS Financial Disclosure Statement (OGE 450) at entry and annually thereafter Moving expenses are NOT authorized. This position requires you to obtain and maintain IA/Nework access. This position requires a personnel security investigation (NACI). DUTIES: Back to top   Red River Army Depot is recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer, GS-0830-7/11 to serve in the Directorate for Public Works, Contract Management Branch, Engineering Plans & Services. This is a developmental Mechanical Engineer position with progressively more responsibilities until the full performance-level is reached. Duties and responsibilities at the full performance includes, but may not be limited to the following: Review the design of mechanical devices for quality assurance. Prepare estimates for a wide variety of supplies and equipment. Provide engineering analysis of items to determine the materials, labor and manufacturing cost and processes. Write reports on repair parts/assemblies reliability, maintainability, availability, failure analysis, value engineering and other engineering/technical studies. Review comments for engineering adequacy of proposals. Gather and evaluate survey data for planning, design, and construction   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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. Experience 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: GS-07 - Specialized experience: Professional Mechanical Engineering experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-05 level work in the Federal service.  I have at least one year of Professional Mechanical Engineering experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-05 level work in the Federal service. One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-05 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing routine and recurring mechanical engineering duties; uses typical engineering calculations; selects appropriate approach to solve routine problems and recommends course of action; analyze, interpret and apply mechanical engineering rules and procedures; and familiarity with other engineering disciplines. GS-09 - Specialized experience:  Professional Mechanical Engineering experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-7 level work in the Federal service. Experience that demonstrates knowledge applying engineering principles and theories in I have at least one year of Professional Mechanical Engineering experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-7 level work in the Federal service. One year of specialized experience to at least the GS-07 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing routine and recurring mechanical engineering duties; uses typical engineering calculations; selects appropriate approach to solve routine problems and recommends course of action; analyze, interpret and apply mechanical engineering rules and procedures; and familiarity with other engineering disciplines; assisting in the design and construction of geotechnical engineering structures or systems using established criteria or specifications; or, monitoring geotechnical engineering projects and resources; or, identifying geotechnical engineering problems and recommending corrective action. GS-11 - Specialized experience: Professional Mechanical Engineering experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-09 level work in the Federal service. Experience is defined as one year of specialized experience to at least the GS-09 grade level under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes independently performing operational and maintenance engineering duties involving design, construction, maintenance, repair, acquisition, or disposal of facility/real property; operation of utility systems; or environmental planning.   You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas: Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering Methods, Practices and Processes Ability to Analyze and Study engineering and technical performance Skill in Written Communication and /Technical Competence BASIC EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS for all grade levels:  In addition to meeting the above specialized experience; to qualify, you must meet specific requirements which apply to this position in the Federal Government.  You must possess one of the following:  (NOTE: Transcripts must be included with application to support educational claims.) Engineering Series: 1. A degree in professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; OR (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. OR 2.  Combination of education and experience--college-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:  Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.   Written Test --Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.  Combination of at least four years of college level education, training, and/or technical experience that included successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum.   Related curriculum--Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field (e.g. physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology); AND have at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.     Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below: Education Substitution at the GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to do the work of the position. OR Combination of experience (if less than one year) and education (if more than two years of graduate-level, but less than three years of graduate-level) must total at least 100%: Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be substituted for this position.  (NOTE:  You must include a copy of your transcripts, and if applicable, the results of evaluation of U.S. equivalency for Foreign education.)Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information , please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications(http://www.opm.gov/qualifications) and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html(http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html)   Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions. 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. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. This position has specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age on a recurring basis. This position requires a Financial Disclosure Statement signed annually. Must obtain/maintain IA/Network Access.     HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category. Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position. Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position. Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.   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. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.   BENEFITS: Back to top The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center. OTHER INFORMATION: Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Proceduresinformation sheet.   HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, February 19, 2016 to receive consideration.   To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement. The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External). As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. 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. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format. If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application. 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. 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. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you wish to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualifications determination and you may be found "not qualified. See: Transcripts and Licenses. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents. The Vacancy ID is 1614782. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application 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.  

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  • Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.   About the Position: This position is located in the Weapons and Software Engineering Center Directorate. TheArmament Research, Development and Engineering Center is the Army's "Center of Lethality," a designation that reflects its importance as a provider of more than 90 percent of the Army's lethality to soldiers. ARDEC's overall missions are: to improve already fielded items, develop new items, maintain a strong armament technology base in government, industry and academia and provide technical support to soldiers in the field. Picatinny's location is ideal for a variety of leisure activities, including summer and winter sports. The site itself offers excellent recreational facilities, including an employees club, tennis courts, softball diamonds, soccer fields, 18-hole golf course, water park, and fitness center. Nearby NYC offers museums, theatre, etc. Atlantic City is within driving distance, and professional sports fans will find the Giants, Jets, Devils, Rangers, Knicks, Nets, Mets, and Yankees   Who May Apply:  U.S. Citizens       TRAVEL REQUIRED Occasional Travel Business Travel is up to 10%. RELOCATION AUTHORIZED No KEY REQUIREMENTS Moving expenses are not authorized Mandatory participation in drug testing program Secret Security Clearance Required. Must submit Lautenberg fire arms agreements upon onboarding. Financial Disclosure Statement Required. DUTIES: Back to top   Test and evaluation of small and medium caliber ammunition, weapons and associated ancillary items. Ammunition handling, loading, assembly and disassembly. Instrumentation setup and breakdown and data analysis. Weapon maintenance and gauging. Design, modify, fabricate and assemble special test equipment, fixtures, etc., using specially designed fixtures and equipment.   QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top   In order to qualify for the GS-10, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. Experience 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Qualified Candidates for this position must identify in their resume that they possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level/pay band (GS-09) in the federal service that demonstrates the following: Experience with maintenance, operation and testing of small and medium caliber weapon systems. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas: Knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, methods and technologies Knowledge of small and medium caliber ammo designs and weapon systems Ability to conduct test and evaluation processes Ability to communicate           Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. There is no substitution of education for experience for this position            Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions. 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. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. Must obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. Must participate in drug testing program. Must submit Lautenberg fire arms agreement upon on-boarding. Financial Disclosure Statement Required. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Secret Security Clearance Required. Noncompetitive promotion potential to target grade.   HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:   Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category. Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position. Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position. Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.   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. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.   BENEFITS: Back to top The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center. OTHER INFORMATION: Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Procedures information sheet.   HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, February 12, 2016 to receive consideration.   To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement. The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External). As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. 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. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format. If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application. 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. 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. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you wish to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualifications determination and you may be found "not qualified. See: Transcripts and Licenses. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents. The Vacancy ID is 1612491. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application 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.  

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