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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the primary action officer providing holistic Portfolio Management (PFM) support, leadership, and project management across the Logistics Information Systems owned by the Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS), Air Force Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection (AFA4) organization.
As a primary action officer, provide holistic Portfolio Management (PfM) support, leadership, and project management within and across the core A4IS business areas: Compliance, Security, Data Management, Architecture, Strategy, EMA and FIAR.
Provide Portfolio Management support within and across the Compliance business area to ensure IT investments align
Provide Portfolio Management support within and across the Security to include Information Assurance (IA) and System Security Certification and Accreditation business area.
Provide Portfolio Management support within and across the Data Management business area and ensure data governance, accuracy, management, and transparency are implemented across the Portfolio.
Provide Enterprise Architecture and Portfolio Management support within and across the Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection Enterprise Architecture business area (CONT)
(CONT) and ensure the AF?s Logistics /Materiel Readiness and Installations and Environment maintain alignment with the DoD and AF Business Enterprise Architecture
Provide Portfolio Management support within and across the IT Strategy business area to ensure AFA4 strategic planning, development of policies and procedures for corporate AFA4 objectives, (CONT)
(CONT) guidance, and policy for implementing information systems modernization and integration efforts is accomplished and within Portfolio priorities.
Provide Portfolio Management support within and across the FIAR/EMA business area to ensure short and long term efforts to obtain reliably consistent, timely, and accurate data for CFO reporting (CONT)
(CONT) from all appropriate AF logistics financial and financial feeder information systems in support of FIAR mandates is accomplished. This includes metrics tracking of progression to audit readiness.
Advocate for and provide functional and technical input to support monitoring and guidance for migration of core AFA4 systems for full integration onto the GCSS-AF, DISA, Common Computing Environment, or other fully accredited environments.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0346 Logistics Management
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
This position is centrally managed in the LOGISTICS Career Field. PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Employee must maintain current certifications
Disclosure of Political Appointments
May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty assignments
May be required to work additional duty hours at non-standard times.
This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Demand Reduction Program. (CONT)
(CONT) Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing. Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air Force, national security, and public safety
Employee must meet, or be capable of meeting defense Acquisition Information Assurance Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement Per DoD 8570.01-M,(CONT)
(CONT) must achieve the appropriate IA certification within 6 months of assignment A waiver of this 6 month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C22.214.171.124 or C126.96.36.199. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal
QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Standards for General Schedule Administrative and Management Positions, Logistics Management Series, 0346
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes mastery knowledge of policies, concepts, staff and operating functions and procedures affecting combat support functions at various levels of command, throughout the Air Force and DoD. Thorough knowledge of Air Force and command organizational structures and functions. A thorough knowledge of relationship procurement, distribution, maintenance, transportation, services, engineering, supply, and other combat support functional areas, as well as budgeting, funding programming is required. Expert knowledge of analytical skills, to include strong initiative, diplomacy, and decision-making abilities is necessary. Mastery of advanced analytical techniques I necessary in the determination, programming and defense of current and long-range requirements in order to maintain consistency between AF and the Department's goals and objectives for information infrastructure. Ability to plan, programing, and coordinate with personnel in diverse combat support functions is needed. Ability to handle complex recommendations and to work with others in planning for Logistics & Material Readiness information systems is required. Exceptional oral and written communication skills are need to prepare the required staff work.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
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:
Broad knowledge base of policies, concepts, staff and operating functions, and procedures affecting combat support functions, modeling & simulation, and/or automated information systems management at various levels of command throughout the Air Force and DoD, Familiarity of the interrelationships among logistics, other combat support functions as well as other functional areas both within the AF and within DoD..
Use of analytical techniques necessary in the determination, programming and defense of current and long-range requirements. Ability to plan, program, and coordinate with personnel in diverse combat support functions is mandatory.
Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of DoD, Joint, and Air Force combat support and operational doctrine, policy statements, principles, and/or directives.
Thorough knowledge of technical aspects of modeling & simulation and/or automated information system innovations and developments. Must be able to identify and recommend new and/or proven technology to resolve existing combat support information system problems.
Competent use of staff procedures to include a thorough understanding of the administrative requirements to develop a fully coordinated staff package. Mastery of the complete repertoire of action officer skills including staff procedures, coordination procedures, and the ability to negotiate concurrence with non-coordinating agencies. Must be adept at translating official policy position into clearly written guidance for all Air Force units.
Thorough knowledge of HQ USAF organization and function. Working knowledge of the relationship between HQ USAF, SAF, and the headquarters of all services, DoD agencies, the OSD staff, and the Joint Staff.
Competent use of organizational and administrative skills related to meeting and conference planning and execution. Thorough working knowledge of protocol procedures, administrative and securing requirements, time and financial management, and other essential elements of meeting and conference execution.
Competence in the use of written and oral communications. Must be able to consistently communicate and relate complex combat support and M&S and/or information system management concepts to audiences with widely varying degrees of familiarity with the subject matter. Must be able to articulate a policy position to senior Air Force officials. Must be able to effectively develop and deliver and informational or persuasive briefing or speech
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please click here.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/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 "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
For additional information on what to include in your resume, click here.
Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
Online Application: Questionnaire
Resume: For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week (if part-time) and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Current Federal Civilian Employees should list any relevant performance related rating (given within the last three years) and/or incentive awards in your resume. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
Transcripts/Registration/License: If qualifying on education/position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts and if required for the position, submit an active, current registration/license.
Veterans: If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - Submit VOW certification memo or copy of the official DD-Form 214, which must include the character of service/type under honorable conditions (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge). This will be annotated in block 24 on member copy 2, 4, or 7 of the DD-Form 214. If you are also claiming 10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable).
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (includes current Air Force employees): You must submit a legible copy of a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. The SF-50, block 24 must contain "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a "1". Employees eligible under an OPM approved interchange agreement, block 34 may contain a "1" or "2".
Promotion Consideration: If you wish to be considered as a promotion candidate and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one-year time-in-grade requirements. You will need to provide additional SF-50s which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-Grade, Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires federal agencies to treat an eligible active duty service member as a veteran, disabled veteran, and preference eligible (as applicable) when applying for civil service positions before the effective release or discharge date. Appointment of military members before the release or discharge date is permissible if the member is on terminal leave. At the time the active duty member applies for a civil position, he or she must submit a "certification" memo in lieu of a DD-Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty. Active duty members applying for a civil service position without submitting a valid certification memo or DD-Form 214 with their application will render the member ineligible for the position. The certification memo must originate from the member's military service branch on official letterhead and contain the following:
Name/Rank/Grade of Service Member
Branch of Armed Forces
Dates of Active Service (Start and End Date(s)
Expected Date of Discharge/Release from Active Duty
Terminal leave start date (if applicable)
Expected character of service/discharge and type of separation (i.e. separation or retirement)
Must be certified within 120 days of anticipated discharge
Signature by, or by direction of the adjutant, personnel office, unit commander, or higher headquarters commander.
Note: The VOW Act provides tentative preference. If appointed, a DD Form-214 must be submitted upon receipt.
Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable.
Awards for Current Federal Civilian employees - List any awards received within the last 3 years on the resume.
Note: Applicant must not submit award SF50s-Notification of Personnel Actions (SF50s).
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This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Federal employees - Excepted service
Current excepted service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Clarification from the agency
Eligible NAF employees are considered under Hiring Path - "Federal employees-Excepted service"