Logistics Management Specialist (ACQ EHA)

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Department of Defense
For consideration, you MUST reside in the commuting area of the position identified in the job announcement. Generally, this is identified as the area within which employees can be reasonably expected to commute daily between their residence and the duty station. Permanent Full Time
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, each location/installation, identified in this Public Notice will make selectionsfor vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this PublicNotice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
These positions are being filled under Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for acquisition positions located at Air Force installations identified in this public notice. Positions may be filled as permanent with a full-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.
_NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants under this authority._
The PALACE Acquire Program offers you a permanent position upon completion of your formal training plan. As a Palace Acquire Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. The program offers a 3-year formal training plan with yearly salary increases. Promotions and salary increases are based upon your successful performance and supervisory approval. This is your opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with the United States Air Force.
U.S. Citizenship Security Clearance Mobility Agreement Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) -Performs a variety of specific duties designed to develop knowledge and skill in applying logistics management principles, methods and techniques
Knowledge of the nature of mission, programs and activities common of large organizations to include program planning, funding, and management information systems
knowledge of basic program analysis policies, methods, and processes, to include planning, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of line or operating programs
Carries out special assignments
Knowledge of basic logistics management policies, procedures and practices
Ability to identify requirements for money, manpower, material, facilities, and services
Ability to analyze and evaluate methods and techniques to assess program operations and develop solutions
Attends and or participates in courses, conferences, briefings and meetings
Skill in oral and written communications
You may qualify if you meet one of the following:
A. I have completed a 4 year course of study leading to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution _AND have documented Superior Academic Achievement (SAA) at the undergraduate level as follows: 1) Class standing-upper third of the graduating class based on completed courses in the college, university, or major subdivision; 2) Grade Point Average- 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded on my official transcript or as computed based on 4 years of education or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of my curriculum; OR 3.45 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in my major field or the required courses in my major field completed during the final 2 years of my curriculum; 3) Election to membership in a national scholastic honor society (Note: freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this position). Submit a copy of your transcript and documented proof of GPA, class standing or honor society membership._
B. I have one full year (18 semester hours or equivalent) of graduate level study, or possess a master's or higher degree, e.g., LL.B, J.D., LL.M., Ph.D., in a field that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Such fields include logistics, business administration and public administration. (SUBMIT COPY OF TRANSCRIPT)
C. I have at least one year (12 months) specialized work experience that involves planning, coordinating, or evaluating the logistical actions required to support a specified mission or program for initial acquisition. Elements of this duty include identifying the specific requirements for money, manpower, materiel, facilities, and services needed to support the program throughout system life cycle and correlating those requirements with program plans to assure that the needed support is provided at the right time and place. This experience is equivalent to at least the GS-05 level in the Federal service, which could have been obtained in the private or public sectors.
D. I have less than the full amount of graduate education described in "B" and less than the amount of experience described in "C," but I have a combination of the type of education described in "B" and the type of experience described in "C." To compute, first determine your graduate education as a percentage of the education required in "B"; then determine your total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required in "C". Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal to at least 100%. (SUBMIT COPY OF TRANSCRIPT)

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.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience, click on the following link:
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG)Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions: Applicants must have served atleast 52 weeks at the GS-07 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate paysystem) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions incompetitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

1. Mobility - you may be required to relocate during or after completion of your training.
2. Successful completion of all training and regulatory requirements as identified in the applicable training plan.
3. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
4. May be required to travel by military and/or civilian aircraft in the performance of official duties.
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility, submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 or other copy showing type of discharge). If you are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, attach an SF-15 ( utilize SF 15 with revision date of Oct 2013) , "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.(Approved VA Letter from the VA that shows percentage of disability, I.E. 10, 20. 30 etc.)
For more specifics on all veterans employment issues such as Veterans preference or special appointing authorities see the Veteran's Guide:
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the responses you provide to the applicable Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Administrative Careers With America (ACWA) assessment required for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veteran's preference; however, preference is still applied.
_Category 1_ , Qualified (Score 70-79): Candidates who complete the applicable ACWA assessment and obtain a score between 70-79.
_Category 2_ , Highly Qualified (Score 80-89): Candidates who complete the applicable ACWA assessment and obtain a score between 80-89.
_Category 3_ , Best Qualified (Score 90 or higher): Candidates who complete the applicable ACWA assessment and obtain a score between 90-100. This is considered the highest category.
Once the application and selection process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the applicable OPM qualification requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made. Applicants who fail to provide the necessary documentation to support their educational grade point average/masters degree requirements, qualifying experience or veterans' preference claim will be determined incomplete, ineligible or not identified as claiming veterans' preference. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration in the referral and selection process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your R sum
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire as part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete application package, including supporting documentation, must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this announcement Wednesday, August 13, 2014
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process Online Questionnaire
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following 1072237 to fax your documents: .
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire , and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
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The following documents are REQUIRED and MUST BE submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Current Resume - For qualifications determination, your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable; however, if selected, official transcripts are required).
Veteran's Preference documentation: DD 214, VA letter, SF 15 if claiming 10 point preference, if applicable and Online Application (Questionnaire), Statement of Service (Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).
To be considered, you must submit all required supporting documentation mentioned in this vacancy announcement, and all vacancy applications submitted electronically or via fax must be submitted and received by 11:59 pm ET on the closing date of this announcement. You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are acceptable.
Electronic submission is the quickest and easiest option. Please ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
Applicants will be notified by USAJOBS when their application has been received. This notification does not imply that you have submitted all the necessary documentation for this announcement, so read the announcement carefully. (2) After the announcement closes, your application will be evaluated.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program . In addition to your take-home pay, clickhere for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Positions filled under General Schedule (GS) at entry level. Early promotion or re-promotions will not be granted. During the three-year training program, there will be annual promotion opportunities based upon meeting time-in-grade requirements, successful performance, and supervisory approval at each grade level. You will be eligible for noncompetitive promotion to the intervening and target grades dependent on satisfactory performance, successful completion of a full year of training at each lower grade level, and supervisory approval.
reCRUITMENT incentive may OR may not be authorized.
Direct Deposit : All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
This position will be filled on a full-time permanent basis. Upon competing any required probationary period, the position will be permanent.
This position requires completion of a one year probationary period.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, who are 18 but not yet 26 years old, must be registered with the Selective Service System (or have an exemption) to be eligible for federal employment. For additional information, click here.
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 at 90or above on the rating criteria for this position.
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.
You can apply for a non-competitive appointment if you meet the basic eligibility requirements and you are eligible for special appointment such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam era and disabled veterans; returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. Please indicate the type of special appointment you are seeking, if any, on your application and follow all other instructions for applying shown in this announcement.
Appointment of Certain Military Spouses- I am the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who has been issued orders for a permanent change of station (PCS) and I am indicated on the PCS orders; and I have been married to the military member on, or prior to the date of my spouse's PCS orders; and I am relocating with my spouse to the new duty location; and I have not been appointment using this authority under these orders. -OR- I am the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who retired with a disability rating at the time of retirement of 100 percent; or retired or separated from the Armed Forces and has a disability rating of 100 percent from the Dept of Veterans Affairs. -OR- I am the un-remarried widow or widower of a member of the Armed Forces killed while in active duty status. (NOTE 1: Spouses are eligible for a noncompetitive appointment under this authority for a maximum of 2 years from the date of: 1) the service member's permanent change of station orders; 2) Documentation verifying the member of the armed forces is 100 percent disabled; or 3) Documentation verifying the member of the armed forces was killed while on active duty. NOTE 2: For current military spouse's this appointment authority is limited to the geographical area of the PCS orders. For spouses of 100 percent disabled veterans or widows/widowers this authority is not limited to a geographical area and there is not a limit to the number of appointments under this authority. NOTE 3: You must include a copy of your spouse's PCS orders, or VA disability rating, or Death Certificate, as applicable.)
You must upload/submit all required documents in order to be considered, i.e., Resume, All transcripts (we will accept unofficial), (DD 214, Veterans Award Letter and SF 15 if applicable).

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