US Department of the Army - Saint Augustine, FL

Full-time | Part-time

This National Guard position is for a INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP SPECIALIST (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D2089000 and is part of the FL JFHQ, National Guard.

AS a, INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP SPECIALIST, GS-0301-12, you wil research, develop, write, plan and present the campaign plan between the state and partner country based on guidance from the Chief of Mission (CoM), Geographic Combatant Command Commander (COCOM CDR), National Guard Bureau (NGB), and The Adjutant General (TAG). Ensure all actions taken are within the framework, support of, and in concert with international agreements on a distinctive partnership. Coordinate and obtain approval through The TAG, to NGB, COCOM, and where warranted to the Interagency Working Group at Secretary of Defense/Secretary of State level. Develops, coordinates, and obtains approval for the SPP plan based on requests from United States (U.S.) Ambassador to partner country, partner country's Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, and COCOM Commander. Research, analyze, develop and write the budget for every fiscal year of administration that directly support year one of the campaign plan, which allows NGB to fiscally plan for years two through five of the plan.

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


Conditions of Employment
Security Clearance requirements are determined by position and/or MOS/AFSC compatibility.
Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
National Guard Membership is required.
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this position is to plan, coordinate, and execute the State Partnership Program (SPP) activity initiative between the National Guard of a state and the partner nation or country.

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is open to Category 1: All permanent/indefinite (T32 and T5) technicians employed by the agency Category 3: All current military members of the Florida National Guard; and Category 4: All individuals who qualify for membership in the Florida National Guard and are willing to become T32 Dual Status technicians. First consideration will be given to Category 1.

PCS: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs, Recruitment or Relocation Incentive MAY be authorized. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses, Recruitment or Relocation Incentive will be granted ONLY after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Florida National Guard.

TEMPORARY PROMOTION - For Title 32 selectees only : This is an indefinite position dependent upon funding. T32 employees will be placed on a temporary promotion and will retain their permanent status . This position may be converted to permanent without further competition if funding is available.

INDEFINITE APPOINTMENT -Current Title 5 selectees and State National Guard Members (Not Current Onboard T32 Technician) This is an indefinite position dependent on funding, selectee will receive an indefinite appointment (Tenure 3). The incumbent may be terminated at any time within this period upon a 30-day notice and will have no reemployment rights to any other position and may be separated . This position may be converted to permanent, without further competition if funding becomes available.

Military Grades: Officer- O1 thru O5

Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 11x3,12x3,13x3,14n3,16x3,17x3,18x3,21a3,21m3,21r3

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-12- Must have at least 36 months of experience, education or training in program or managerial experience in State or International partnerships, strategic operations, training and readiness missions-or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out such specialized programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

If you are using Education to qualify for this position,

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( ).

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 .

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

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

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

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: Transcripts and SF 50 if applicable

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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