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Air Force Civilian Service Eglin Afb, FL

Job Description


MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE (MSP):  Click here for specific program requirements.  To request MSP hiring preference, you must submit the following documents:

-Statement requesting MSP; and

-Copy of military sponsors Permanent Change in Station (PCS) Orders

MAJOR DUTIES (may include):

Directs and reviews activities for directorate-level strategic communications, strategic engagements, workflow/tasker/suspense management, public affairs, and protocol.

Annually develops, recommends, and maintains directorates overall technology investment portfolio.

Directs a multi-disciplinary scientist and engineer team to anticipate future Air Force warfighting gaps and develop novel technology concepts to fill them.

Directs units response to all proposed changes to directorates portfolio. Maintains close liaison with industry, academia, and other government agencies on new technologies and their application to Air Force problems.

Interfaces with networking organizations to transfer technology. Participates in regional, state, and local programs to facilitate and stimulate technology transfer.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must have at least one (1) year or 52 weeks of specialized PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING experience equivalent to the DR-03 band level or GS-14 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent in an alternate pay system.  Specialized PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING experience must include experience conducting and managing science and technology systems engineering and/or program management; AND experience in performing and/or managing at least 6 of the following areas: 1) strategic planning and strategic investment planning, 2) requirements analysis, 3) operational analysis / war gaming, 4) strategic corporate communications, 5) small business innovations research, 6) technology transition/transfer, 7) cooperative agreements and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) outreach,  AND/OR 8) executing / managing programs within a technology investment portfolio. 

To view the OPM qualification standard

In addition, applicants must meet the Basic Qualification requirements for professional engineering positions. To view the OPM Qualification Standards click on the following link:


To view general information on qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

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. 

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY OR MEET BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS? All candidates MUST provide college or university transcripts to support educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 


FOREIGN EDUCATION SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:   Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements.  However, you must show proof of the education credentials have been deemed to be equivalent at least to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For more information click here.


·   This may/may not be a Testing Designated Position.  The incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.

·   This position may require a three-year probationary period.

·     A one year supervisory probationary period will be required if one has not already been completed.

·   The incumbent of this position must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary and required Top Secret security clearance.

·   In accordance with the provisions of the Joint Ethics Regulation, the incumbent of this position must file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450, initially, and thereafter, on an annual basis.

·   This is an APDP position requiring Level 3 Critical Certification in Engineering (S).

·    This is a Critical Acquisition Position. Unless specifically waived by the appropriate Component Official, (i.e, the Director of Acquisition Career Management for the Component, the service Acquisition Executive, or the Service Secretary) or if the employee is "grandfathered" under 10 U.S.C. 1736(c)(1), the following are statutorily mandated requirements  (Reference: 10 U.S.C. 1733 and 1737):

- Selectee must be a member of an Acquisition Corps at the time of appointment.

- Selectee must execute, as a condition of appointment, a written agreement to remain in Federal service in this position for at least three years. In signing such agreement, the employee does not forfeit any employment rights, nor does such agreement alter any other terms or conditions of employment.


Federal Employees Health Benefits Programs

Fact Sheet on Leave Program

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  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 employment must be rated at 90 or 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.

Incentives: Relocation, Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.


90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual.  Information about an individuals employment experience will be used only to determine the persons qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Although an individuals personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

EEO Statement: THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Selection will be made without regard to non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, politics, disability, or sexual orientation, which do not relate to successful performance of the duties of the position except where specifically authorized by law.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. 

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 466261200
Located In Eglin afb, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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