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The selectee for this position will serve as a Operations Research Analyst in the Capabilities Analysis Branch (CAB) of MARINE CORPS COMBAT DEVELOPMENT CMD.
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The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
Utilize fundamental concepts and techniques of operations research and applied mathematics to solve problems identify trends or improve programs/operations.
Collect and analyze data using database spreadsheet and statistics applications to achieve the goals of the organization.
Use computer-based analytic applications to conduct modeling simulation and analysis analysis.
Provide recommendations or conclusions based on the analysis conducted.
Assist senior staff to identify problem areas within agency programs that may require further study investigation or analysis.
Assist conducting analysis of key operational and support issues affecting agency resource allocation decisions.
Use analysis techniques such as decision analysis modeling and simulation or design of experiments to provide findings and recommendations for senior leaders in the organization.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to…
Current Permanent Competitive Service Federal Employees Former Federal Employees Individuals with Disabilities VEOA or ICTAP eligibles
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
#### Job family (Series)
1515 Operations Research
### Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.
Generally current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD) the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g. confidential/secret/top secret etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. Must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
Selectee will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report OGE-450 within 30 days of appointment.
In order to qualify for this position your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education knowledge skills and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills knowledge and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess
Degree: in operations research; or at least 24 semester hours in a combination of operations research mathematics probability statistics mathematical logic science or subject-matter courses requiring substantial competence in college-level mathematics or statistics. At least 3 of the 24 semester hours must have been in calculus.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Conducting studies and analysis using operations research techniques such as modeling and simulation data analysis decision analysis applied mathematics and programming.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Assisting studies and analysis using operations research techniques such as modeling and simulation data analysis decision analysis applied mathematics and programming and or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degreeorLL.M. if related.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
See the Office of Personnel Managements General Policies for information on crediting education.
### Additional information
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify including your rights and responsibilities visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process please contact the Department of Navys Employment Information Center.
Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.
This position has promotion potential to the GS-12 grade. If selected below the full performance level incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the next higher grade level after meeting all regulatory requirements and upon the recommendation of management. Promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed.
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
When the application process is complete we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:
RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
If selected you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
All eligibility qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. professional philanthropic religious spiritual community student social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies knowledge and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
## Required Documents
A COMPLETE RESUME IS REQUIRED. Your resume must show relevant experience (cover letter optional) where you worked job title duties and accomplishments employers name and address supervisors name and phone number starting and end dates (Mo/Yr) hours per week and salary. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee provide your pay plan series and grade level i.e. GS-0201-09. Note: Only the last resume received will be reviewed.
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are strongly encouraged to upload the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and qualifications but are not required at the time of application. If you do not upload the suggested documents then you must document in your resume the information needed to determine your eligibility. If you are selected these documents will be requested at the time of tentative job offer to verify eligibility and qualifications. You will have 2 business days to submit these documents before a job offer is rescinded.
DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE? You are strongly encouraged to provide a copy of your license or certificate in your application package. It is also acceptable to document your license number and the name of the licensing authority in your resume.
ARE YOU QUALIFYING BASED ON EDUCATION or A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE? You must provide sufficient documentation of your education in your resume. You are strongly encouraged to provide a copy of transcripts or degrees in your application package. It is also acceptable to document your applicable course listing in your resume (course number credits earned etc...). 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. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.
#### 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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
## How to Apply
Click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Complete resume with relevant experience where you worked job title duties and accomplishments employers name and address supervisors name and phone number starting and end dates (Mo/Yr) hours per week and salary. If you are a current or previous federal employee provide your pay plan series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09).
2. Complete assessment questionnaire. For a quick preview of the assessment questionnaire click here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10079803
3. Supporting documentation
Failure to submit a complete application package will result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.
Your complete application (resume assessment questionnaire and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 11/20/2017. Applications received after 11/20/2017 may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately.
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents contact Department of Navy EIC at or 800-378-4559.
Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.
It is the applicants responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents are legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.
### Agency contact information
### Department of Navy EIC
MARINE CORPS COMBAT DEVELOPMENT CMD
3300 Russell Road
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### Next steps
When the application process is complete your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge skill and ability related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made you will receive a notification of the decision.
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Fair and Transparent
## Fair and Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race color religion sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) national origin political affiliation sexual orientation marital status disability genetic information age membership in an employee organization retaliation parental status military service or other non-merit factor.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees and job applicants
### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job the work environment or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits such as details training and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484309400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open and closing dates: 11/13/2017 to 11/20/2017
Salary: $66510 to $103639 per year
Pay scale and grade: GS 11 - 12
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent
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