Acquisition Program Manager Job in SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, IL

Vacancy No. USTC-20-OC-EH-10782076 Department Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command
Salary $77,845.00 to $167,275.00 Grade 3 to 4
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/1/2020 Close Date 10/1/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, IL


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 04/01/2020 to 10/01/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    NH 3 - 4

  • Salary

    $77,845 to $167,275 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Scott AFB, IL
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

All U.S. Citizens

Announcement number

USTC-20-OC-EH-10782076

Control number

564427300

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    The position(s) covered by this vacancy announcement is in the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo). For more information please see: AcqDemo

    This position is being filled under an Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA).

    This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection.

    Thank you for applying with USTRANCOM.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Acquisition Program Manager at the NH-1101-3/4 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Assessing progress in assigned Information Technology projects/programs including cost estimates, schedules and performance supportability baseline requirements by applying known methods and procedures.
    • Planning, organizing and coordinating activities of functional specialists including contracting, engineering, program control, configuration/data management, test and logistics.
    • Reviewing and directing the progress of contractors in meeting program objectives.
    • Planning, organizing, and overseeing program management activities of the command.
    • Interpreting DoD and Service unique acquisition, logistics, and program management directives.
    • Making periodic and comprehensive assessment and evaluation of program goals and objectives to provide a basis for long range planning.
    • Representing the Command Acquisition Office on program related matters at higher levels within the organization, DoD and with contractor organizations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Occasional Travel
    • Work Schedule: Full-time
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
    • Overtime: Occasionally
    • Tour of Duty: Flexible
    • Recruitment Incentives: May be Authorized
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
    • Financial Disclosure: May be required
    • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
    • This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.
    • PCS expenses may be authorized. PCS expenses, if authorized, will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations.
    • Position may be subject to random drug testing.
    • A security clearance may be required from Secret to Top Secret.
    • Employee must maintain current certifications.
    • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
    Qualifications
    You may qualify at the NH-III , if you fulfill the following qualifications:

    A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-II (GS-11) grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
    • Planning, organizing, and coordinating activities of functional specialists to contracting, engineering, program control, configuration/data management, test, and logistics
    • Providing input into source selection and contractors monitoring of acquisition phases from development through production and development

    You may qualify at the NH-IV , if you fulfill the following qualifications:

    A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-III (GS-13) grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
    • Developing complete strategic and tactical plans to support assigned acquisition programs
    • Implementing and controlling contractual, financial, and technical aspects of a project though designated phases of the acquisition cycle
    • Providing guidance, advisory support and assistance on a wide range of management issues
    • Planning, organizing, and directing the organization with responsibility for the development of major aspects of key Air Force programs of national significant and/or essential operating programs
    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
    Education

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    Other Notes:

    May be a CRITICAL ACQUISITION POSITION (CAP). Selectee for this position will be required to sign a written agreement to remain, for a minimum of three years, in the federal service in this critical acquisition position.

    ACQUISITION POSITION: This position requires Acquisition Workforce Level III Certification, but not essential prior to hiring, must be accomplished within 24 months after entry into this position.

    This is a Expedited Hire Public Notice, under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.

    Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year FY 2017, Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (USC) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require 180 day waiver package.

    Re-employed Annuitant: This position DOES NOT meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
    http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

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

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.

    Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.

    For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

    Military Spouse Preference: If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist, save the document and attach it to your application package.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    Suitability/Fitness

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).

    Your complete application includes your COMPLETE 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.

    The following documents are REQUIRED
    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Veteran's Documents
    • If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:
    • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
    PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:

    https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/USTRANSCOMRequiredSupportingDocumentation-06-2019.pdf?ver=2019-07-22-131612-663


    If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. Documentation required: Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable). Additional documentation required if previously held a federal position: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months)

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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

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

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account.

    You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application.

    You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement.

    To verify the status of your application, 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 Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    To preview the questionnaire, please go to https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10782076.

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    Agency contact information USTRANSCOM Servicing Team USTRANSCOM Servicing Team
    Address

    TRANSCOM
    508 Scott Drive
    Bldg 1900 E
    Scott AFB, IL 62225-5357
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    USTRANSCOM conducts globally integrated mobility operations, leads the broader Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise, and provides enabling capabilities in order to project and sustain the Joint Force in support of national objectives.

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    Learn more about what it's like to work at Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command, what the agency does, and about the types of careers this agency offers.

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    Next steps

    A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official. All applicants reviewed and/or referred will receive a notification letter.

    The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

    REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.

    NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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