US Department of Defense - Arlington, VA4.3

The incumbent serves as the Chief of the Joint Staff Support Services Office. This position is part of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,Directorate of Management. The incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership and technical advice regarding the services provided by their division that support that Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Staff personnel, and combatant commands, as well as senior personnel assigned to various liaison offices and other federal agencies.

As a CHIEF JS SUPPORT SERVICES OFFICE at the GS-0301-15 some of your typical work assignments may include:

Serves as an authoritative adviser and consultant to the CJCS and key decision makers within the DoD and JS on a variety of administrative issues, programs, and operations.
Creates a strategic plan for the office, including milestones and major goals/objectives, and monitors the plan for success in achieving desired results - his includes the creation of performance metrics that ensure programs/operations function in an effective manner.
Determines and establish program goals and objectives and develops plans for achieving annual and multi-year goals and objectives.
Overseeing the management of a $100M dollar annual operating budget; budget-related duties include military interdepartmental purchase request approval, and tracking and programming funds.
Plans, manages, and executes various administrative functional areas, including Facility and Space management, Logistics management, Printing/Graphics/Mail Distribution, and Defense Travel Administration.
Incumbent should have vast knowledge in managing and operating major programs such as the Government Purchase Card program and the Government Travel Credit Card Program as JSSSO is the component level program manager.
Incumbent serves as the Working Resource Member Council (WRMC) leader for the Directorate of Management (DOM) and this includes making high-level recommendations and decisions regarding funding and annual Program Objective Memorandum (POM) planning through the JS Comptroller.
Understanding facility management from conception to maintenance, i.e. programming budgets, creating maintenance action plans for all of the JS space, leases, utilities, and design/construction.
Creating multi-year phasing plan for the replacement of office furniture for the entire JS and ensuring that the JS has the design/layout/furniture to complete their mission.
Works with service provider in regards to space allocation, requesting additional space, temporary space and alteration of current space.
Creating a vast array of printing and graphic materials for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other high-level JS members to include: trip books, posters, brochures, signs, high volume printing and binding.
Manages the property accountability program for the JS and acts as the Component Program Lead reporting to OSD.
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential

Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. citizen
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
Work Schedule: Fulltime
Overtime: Occasionally
Tour of Duty: Flexible
Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
Financial Disclosure: Required
Telework Eligibility: This position is not telework eligible
This position requires a TS/SCI security clearance.
This is a drug testing designated position.
You may qualify at the GS -15 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service:Determining and establishing program goals and objectives and developing strategic and other plans for achieving annual and multi-year schedules and objectives;
Creating performance metrics to ensure programs/operations function in an effective manner;
Planning, managing, and executing various administrative functional areas including manpower, equipment, facilities, space and logistics management;
Planning, programming, formulating, presenting, executing, reviewing, and analyzing the budgetary needs of a Services Support Office

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
Additional information
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Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified below, required for this position.

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Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.
Highly Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans' preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job.
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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Top Secret/SCI

Drug test required

Required Documents

Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume listing name, work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.

2. Other supporting documents:
DD-214 Member 4 copy, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)

PLEASE REVIEW the following LINK for additional documents you need to provide: .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.


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