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U.S. Army Sustainment Command EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Rock Island, Illinois

Summary

About the Position: This position is with the Army Sustainment Command located at Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL. This position has promotion potential to the GS 12.

Responsibilities

Manage various Emergency Management Programs for the command.

Provide liaison services between Army Sustainment Command and federal, state and local entities during emergency situations.

Determine budget requirements for Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans.

Coordinate the use of Army Sustainment Command facilities/assets with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for use as Federal Operating Staging Areas (FOSA) or Base Support Installations (BSI).

Identify communications requirements (i.e. secure and/or non-secure voice, fax, computers, etc.) needed to meet command mission requirements during emergency situations.

Determine Operational Security (OPSEC) requirements during the acquisition of new classified/unclassified voice, data, fax, computer systems.

Prepare Emergency Operations Center (EOC) daily status/update briefings for senior leaders and staff.

Maintain Emergency Operations Center (EOC) maps and charts to display current situation.

Prepare Operations and Fragmentary Orders (OPORD/FRAGO) to support Army Sustainment Command Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Operational Security (OPSEC) programs.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

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 EmployeesDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the Education and/or Specialized 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. Specialized experience GS-12: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled such as: providing update briefings to Emergency Operations Center (EOC) personnel; participating in emergency planning conferences with federal, state and local officials; documenting exercise/emergency operations in after action reports/lessons learned. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal service (GS-11). Specialized experience GS-11: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled such as: assisting in the preparation of briefings to update Emergency Operations Center (EOC) personnel; assisting in planning/conducting emergency preparedness education, training, exercises and drills; preparing secure/non secure EOC voice and/or data equipment for use during exercise/emergency conditions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal service (GS-09). Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-11: Successful completion of at least a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related, from an accredited college or university. (Note: Transcripts are required with your application). Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-11: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 36 hours (total semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at 100% to qualify. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

Manages and Organizes InformationPlanning and EvaluatingProject Management Time in Grade Requirement: 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. If you are a current, Federal employee, you must include your pay plan, series and grade in your work experience(s) on your resume submission and/or upload supporting documentation (within-grade increase SF50) to show that you meet the time-in-grade Requirement. In addition, if your step reflects '00', you must include your current salary for each position.

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Additional Information

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. Direct deposit of pay is required. 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) 12 - Safety and Occupational Health Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more 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. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.

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