U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Range Operations Specialist in Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Summary About the Position: This position is located with the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground, Staff Support Directorate, Operations Division at Fort Huachuca, AZ. Please see Agency Marketing for additional information about the position and the area. Responsibilities Manages and coordinates the central development, planning, integration, and coordination of comprehensive Command Range operations, Communication Towers, Geospatial Information System (GIS), and Land Mobile Radio (LMR). Conducts technical comprehensive functional and operational analyses of all test projects. Serves as a GIS Analyst responsible for analyzing and tailoring geospatial data from imagery and Federal Emergency Management Agency databases. Plans, organizes, schedules, and negotiates proponent issues when making Range Land and Air assignments. Determines impact on current Range, LMR, Communication Towers, and GIS operations; prepares implementing policies and procedures for mitigation. Plans, develops, and conducts certified tower climbing safety and rescue instructional training. Develops GIS and Survey standard operating procedures and policies to evaluate GIS requirements and visualization support services. 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 Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) EmployeeCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the 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 is defined as one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/GG-11 grade level in the Federal service which includes experience managing and coordinating range operations such as plans, organizes, schedules, and negotiate operational and scheduling issues. Demonstrated experience includes operations, plans, and test management concept, principles, and practices relating to at least two of the following areas: Communication Towers, Geospatial Information System (GIS), Land Mobile Radio (LMR), and/or Surveys. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: CommunicationsOperations SupportOrganizational AwarenessPlanning and Evaluating 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 (GS-11). Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. 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) 51 - General Administration and Support 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. 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. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized. Retention incentive is not authorized. The nature of position requires unannounced duty schedule changes as well as lengthened duty days, to include possible weekend work to accommodate mission changes. This position requires a Certified Tower Instructor and Rescuer and/or be able to obtain a Tower Instructor and Rescuer Certification within one year of entrance into the position.