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This is a Centrally Managed Position in the International Affairs Career Field.
Military Spouse Preference: Go to http://www.cpms.osd.mil/Content/Documents/PPP-Program%20S.pdf for specific program requirements. To request MSP hiring preference, you must submit the following documents:
· Statement requesting MSP; and
· Copy of military sponsor's PCS orders
The primary purpose of this position is to manage the Electronic Combat International Security Assistance Program (ECISAP) for international partners.The individual performs a wide range of duties associated with the acquisition and oversight of Electronic Combat program elements associated with sales of a range of weapons systems by the USAF under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, consistent with U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives.
Occasional travel - Work occasionally requires travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft
Conditions of Employment
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Degree: major or equivalent, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; or 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes includes knowledge of the working of foreign governments, the nature of their military and civilian governmental structures, and the culture and political dynamics influencing them; knowledge of organizational policies, goals, objectives and directives as applicable to foreign assistance laws and statutory requirement associated with Security Cooperation goals; familiarity with Electronic Combat principles and techniques. (NOTE: This same experience must be well-described in the application/resume that you complete and submit in addition to answering this questionnaire.). Note: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: course work is equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND YOUR RESUME MUST SUPPORT THIS STATEMENT.
EXPERIENCE: four years of appropriate experience in one or more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs.
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-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 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:
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.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
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