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.
This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS.
This position is in the Excepted Service.
DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.
If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.
All new DCIPS employees are required to complete a two-year DCIPS trial period.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
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Your resume must reflect the quality level of specialized journeyman level or higher experience as an Acquisition Program or Project Manager that includes ALL of the following tasks?
Assessing and managing the cost, schedule, and technical performance progress of assigned projects or programs through the required phases of the acquisition cycle, AND; Developing and implementing program controls, AND; Planning, organizing, and coordinating activities related to contracting, engineering, testing, and logistics, AND; Reviewing and directing the progress of applicable contracts in meeting program objectives, AND; Preparing briefings, studies, and other analyses for presentation to management officials and stakeholders.
Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency.
AND Click on the following link to view specialized experience for this position: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of the policies, practices, regulations, and laws concerning the acquisition management process and initiatives.
Knowledge of business, industrial management, contracting procedures, technical concepts, and production practices to evaluate contractor proposals and activities.
2. Knowledge of the mission, roles, functions, organizational structures, and operation of the DoD, Air Force, and organizations that govern, interface with, and/or influence the systems acquisition process and integrated life cycle management.
3. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff in critical aspects of development and production, support of systems, subsystems, or equipment and to coordinate various aspects of systems acquisition such as engineering, contracting, financial management, configuration, test, and manufacturing.
4. Skill in persuading others to accept recommendations, working towards an agreements, and negotiating mutually acceptable solutions; developing and maintaining effective relationships and communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.
5. Ability to deal with widely diverse individuals and groups, establish and maintain good relationships within the office as well as outside the immediate work unit.
Also the ability to integrate, analyze, and manage a variety of acquisition functions and personnel in support of the process.
6. Knowledge of applicable safety practices for the work environment of this position, and knowledge of security policies and practices in order to protect classified and sensitive information PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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