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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Arlington


Overview Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates05/15/2020 to 05/21/2020 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 14 Salary $121,316 to $157,709 per year Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-Time Location1 vacancy in the following location:Arlington, VA Arlington, VA 1 vacancy Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible Yes as determined by agency policy Duties SummaryThe position is located in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), Construction, Facility and Security Management Directorate (CFSM), Office of Facility Management (OFM). FAC provides global support in operating and maintaining Department of State facilities and related equipment at overseas posts.ResponsibilitiesPlans or directs planning and support on committees, boards, or conferences.Plans and accomplishes special projects and complex management studies and reviews. particularly those with wide or significant effects on the Department's organizational structures, policies, processes, operations, fiscal controls, and economy.Prepares and monitors contracts in support of programming, operational, analysis, and other types of services in support of highly complex construction projects at overseas diplomatic posts.Provides statistical analysis services and computer applications assistance.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Occasional travel may be required. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 14 Requirements Conditions of EmploymentIncumbent will be subject to random drug testing.U.S. Citizenship is required.One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.Verification of employment eligibility in the United States is required.Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.Must be able to obtain and maintain a COR level III certification. QualificationsApplicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:-Experience in project and program management; planning, organizing, and conducting/directing individual and team study projects.-Experience executing and monitoring yearly operating plans, progress, and deviations.-Experience in ensuring designated contracts are properly monitored, administered, and executed.There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-14 position.EducationSee the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements, if applicable.Additional informationEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-Verify) – U.S. law requires organizations to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States - either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. This agency utilizes E-Verify to compare information from the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm employment eligibility. If the employee’s information does not match DHS and/or SSA records, the employee is given an opportunity to resolve the problem. If eligibility cannot be verified, employment will be terminated.For reasonable accommodation at the U.S. Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) 663-3474 or How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection procedures. 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:Highly-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.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:-Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, objectives, and precedents applicable to the administration and management of the office and its projects.-Skills in the Microsoft Office Suite applications.-Knowledge of management with emphasis in personnel management/administration, budgeting and financial management, and project/program goals.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 should include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week. For assistance with creating a resume, please click here.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.Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) candidates must be rated "Well Qualified" for the position to receive consideration for selection priority. Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this announcement.Your application package must contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.To preview questions please click here.Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Top Secret Drug test required Yes This job is open to The public U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

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