U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines.

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 is a permanent position with Headquarters (HQs), US Army Corps of Engineers, Chief Information Officer/G-6 (CIO/G-6), Washington, D.C. 20314. This position is obligated. An obligated position is one to which an employee has statutory restoration rights. The selected employee is required to sign an agreement acknowledging that (s)he is aware of the obligation and accepts the fact that (s)he may be displaced under reduction in force procedures at a later time. Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant
  • Reinstatement
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
Duties

Serves as the Administrator responsible for providing administrative management services essential to the direction and operation of the Headquarters United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) CIO/G-6, a Tier 2 SES Directorate, including all policy matters involving administrative support, manpower, training, and personnel activities. Provides administrative management support to a staff of approximately 50 employees. Coordinates the administrative support operations of the Directorate. Manages response requirements for compliance with due dates and proper coordination between the CIO/G-6 Staff and other senior civilians in USACE. Participates in the planning and management studies necessitated by program and organization changes. Studies administrative support functions to improve efficiency and effectiveness by examining methods, policies, organization structures and reporting requirements. Assures adequate funding for office supplies, temporary duty travel, conferences and training. Represents the Directorate in meetings. Evaluates the impact of new or revised policies, or specific legal, budget, supply or other requirements on the administrative management functions of the Directorate. Advises Directorate employees and supervisors on a variety of procedural and policy matters pertaining to human resources policies and procedures. Coordinates with USACE Human Resources staff as appropriate on all CIO/G-6 personnel actions including recruitments, resignations, performance appraisals, classification standards, pay status and awards. Maintains position authorization control records for the organization. Serves as the Training Officer responsible for all Directorate staff training. Oversees the Staff Action Summary function for the Directorate. Ensures documents are prepared properly and routing is appropriate. Provides guidance and training regarding the preparation of staff action documents.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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. 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 for the GS-11 Grade level: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 Grade Level. Specialized experience is defined as: Provides support in administrative management services essential to the Directorate; including all policy matters involving administrative support, manpower, training, and personnel activities. Assists with evaluating the impact of new or revised policies, procedures, or specific legal, budget, supply or other requirements on the administrative management functions of the Directorate. OR Education: Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. Experience required for GS-12 Grade level: To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 Grade Level. Specialized experience is defined as: Provides administrative management services essential to the Directorate; including all policy matters involving administrative support, manpower, training, and personnel activities. Evaluates the impact of new or revised policies, procedures, or specific legal, budget, supply or other requirements on the administrative management functions of the Directorate. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Human Capital Management
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Workforce Planning

Time in Grade Requirement: For the GS-11 Grade Level; Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).

Time in Grade Requirement: For the GS-12 Grade Level; Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).

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 and http://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 submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.

Other Requirements: Click herefor 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.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Position is designated non-critical sensitive as defined in DoD 5200.2-R. This requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated on a pre-appointment basis which may take up to 90 days or longer to process. The selectee may be allowed to start work prior to adjudication if management approved. Obtaining and maintaining a secret security clearance is a condition of employment. If the security clearance is denied or revoked, the individual may be denied or removed from the position, accordingly.
Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

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Other Information
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • 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.
  • This is a Career Program (CP 51) position
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472324400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $66,510.00 to $103,639.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0301-11/12

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Status Candidates and VEOA Eligibles

Control Number: 472324400

Job Announcement Number: NCFL171256859013