THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT.
The Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) FY 2009 provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate acquisition positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions.
This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for the acquisition of systems, equipment and facilities.
This is a public notice announcement; under this recruitment procedure, each location/installation identified in this public notice will make selections for vacancies as they occur.
There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application.
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants who apply to this announcement.
Multiple Positions may be filled through this announcement throughout the open period.
Vacancies from this announcement may be filled at any of the following grade levels: GS-09, GS-11, GS-12.
This announcement may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems such as Acquisition Demo (i.e., NH, NJ, NK) or Science, Technology, Reinvention Laboratories (Warfare Centers) Demo (i.e., ND, NT, NG).
Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule.
Pay will vary by geographic location.
Individuals selected for a career-conditional position will be removed from the inventory for positions in the same grade, series and promotion potential from which they were selected.
**Applicants rated ineligible need to reapply for further consideration.**
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.
GS-09: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector maintaining the quality of products or services in one of the following areas: quality assurance, procurement, inspection, production or other related areas.
OR Education: 2 full years of progressively higher level education leading to a Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or a Master's or equivalent graduate degree in one of the following fields of study: quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical sciences, textiles, or other fields related to the position; OR have a LL.B. or J.D. if related.
GS-11: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector monitoring quality assurance services (i.e., quality assurance, procurement, inspection, production or other related areas) through statistical analysis, control and sampling.
OR Education: 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in one of the following fields of study: quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical sciences, textiles, or other fields related to the position; OR have a LL.M. that is related to the position being filled.
GS-12: Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector developing and implementing quality assurance methods, procedures, and systems in support of activity programs.
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/1900/quality-assurance-series-1910/ 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.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience.
Applicants should meet the DAWIA Certification requirements for this Career Field and be certified at Level II or Level III at the time of application.
If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.
Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil. A displaced employee of a non-Department of Defense Federal agency seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704.
Submitting a copy of the following documents with a completed application is required: (1) A copy of your agency notice; AND, (2) A copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal; AND, (3) A copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
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.
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