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Offer: Marine Transportation Specialist:Gov

Job description:


Vacancy No.: 18-1786-HQ-RB-M
Department: U.S. Coast Guard

income: $96,970.00 to $126,062.00
Grade: 13 to 13

Perm/Temp: Permanent
FT/PT: Full-time

Open Date: 6/14/2018
Close Date: 7/16/2018

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Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

   » Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates 06/14/2018 to 07/16/2018
   » income
$96,970 to $126,062 per year
   » Pay scale & grade
GS 13
   » Work schedule
Full-Time - This is a full-time position.
   » Appointment type
Permanent - This is a permanent appointment.

Location

1 vacancy in the following Job location:
   » Washington DC, DC
Washington DC, DC 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
No
Telework eligible
No

This job is open to

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Federal employees - Competitive service

Current or former competitive service federal employees.
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Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
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Veterans

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Individuals with disabilities

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Military spouses

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Family of overseas employees

Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
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Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista

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Announcement number
18-1786-HQ-RB-M
Control number
502339400
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tasks

Summary

Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the USCG has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

This position is located with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Deputy Commandant for Operations (CG-DCO), adjunct Commandant for avoidance Policy (CG-5P), Director of Inspections and Compliance, Office of Port and Facility Compliance, Cargo and Facilities Division (CG-FAC-2), in Washington, DC.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. Lgain more about this agency

Responsibilities

As a Marine Transportation Specialist in the Office of Port and Facility Compliance, Cargo and Facilities Division, this position serves as a maritime facility subject matter expert. This position is responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of policies, regulatory initiatives, procedures, standards, training, and methods for identifying and protecting personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from accident, terrorist attack, assault, espionage, sabotage, or loss, and in preventing and mitigating consequences of incidents and accidents on maritime facilities.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
   » Developing internal and external policy guidance for respecting facilities, ports, and multimodal shipping containers that pose a high risk to the Marine Transportation System;
   » Assisting in efforts to update regulations in 33 CFR and other regulatory activities of the Division.
   » Serving as subject matter expert, exercising independence and political judgment in developing and maintaining relations with relative entities.
   » Responding, in oral and written format, to requests for complex information requiring coordination with a variety of Coast Guard and other agency offices;
   » Generating input for press releases, blog posts, public statements, informational memos, and other informational correspondence as required.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
managery status
No
Promotion Potential
13

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Merit Promotion, Status Candidates, Current Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, Overseas Employees, Former Overseas Employees, CTAP, ICTAP, VEOA, 30% Disabled, Schedule A, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, Peace Corps, Americorps, Vista

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Questions? This job is open to 7 groups.
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Job family (Series)

2101 Transportation Specialist
   » Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

   » U.S. Citizenship is required.
   » Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. This includes Time-In-Grade requirements for current status employees applying through merit promotion procedures. Status candidates applying for a promotion must have 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade.

Qualifications

To qualify for the GS-13 level, candidates should possess at least one year of specialized practice at or equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Specialized practice is practice that has equipped you with the particular capability, skill, and expertise to prosperously perform the tasks of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.

Specialized practice includes:
   » Developing policy guidance for facilities, ports, and multimodal shipping containers;
   » Providing technical guidance on environmental hazards and maritime safety.
   » Working with the US Marine Transportation System, including terminal, port and vessel operations.
   » Contributing to press releases, blog posts, public statements, informational memos, and other informational correspondence, and drafting speeches, talking points, statements, and other related documents;
   » Advising management on port facility security and safety issues.National Service practice (i.e., volunteer practice): practice refers to paid and unpaid practice, 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, expertise, and expertise and can provide valuable training and practice that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying practice, including volunteer practice.

The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN suitable education Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. Information technology is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

Additional information

candidates will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitcapability for employment determinations.

If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to a determination of your suitcapability for Federal employment. All selectees are subject to an appropriate investigation as a condition of placement into this position. Certain investigation levels may automatically require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been met. For those positions that do not automatically require a credit check, Information technology may later be required if the initial investigation surfaces a potential issue. Visit: OPM Mythbuster

DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-located system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Lgain more about your rights and responsibilities at click here

Moving expenses will not be paid.

All Federal employees are required to have Federal income payments made by direct deposit.

For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, practices, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

More than one (1) selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 90 days from the date the certificate was issued.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, Contact Us by 202-795-6351. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job located on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your practice, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are located on the following competencies or expertise, expertise, and abilities needed to execute this job:
   » expertise of the Coast Guard port security and safety program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the worth of program accomplishments.
   » capability to plan, organize and direct team and task force efforts across organizational lines, including the capability to monitor progress to ensure that realistic objectives and milestones are established, to clearly assign responsibilities, and to get mission requirements accomplished in a timely manner.
   » capability to create and deliver both formal and informal reports and presentations.
   » expertise of the application of security and safety specific laws, national policy and regulations, such as POD 63, the Magnuson Act, the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, and the Maritime Transportation Security Act.
   » expertise of multi-model shipping container requirements and regulations, both domestic and international, as they pertain hazardous materials, structural servicecapability, and Coast Guard program requirements.Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present practice in your resume.

If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

Consideration will be given to executeance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior practice; no points will be assigned.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret
Drug test required
No
   » Required Documents

Required Documents

1. Your resume
2. Your responses to the online questionnaire
3. Current or former federal employees, submit a copy of your most recent SF-50, Notice of Personnel Action, that demonstrates your eligibility for consideration, e.g., length of time you have been in your current/highest grade. Examples of appropriate SF-50s include promotions, with-in grade increases. Performance award are not acceptable.
4. If you are qualifying located on education, submit a legible copy of your unofficial college transcript from an accredited college/university. The transcript must reflect the college/university name and/or logo. candidates are highly encouraged to proactively order a copy of their official transcripts to be delivered to their home address so transcripts will be readily available if selected. If selected, official transcripts are required prior to establishing your start date. Foreign education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet education requirements if you can show that Information technology is comparable to education received in U.S. accredited institutions. Provide proof with your application. Please see click here.
5. If you are claiming special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must submit a copy of your agency notice, most recent performance rating and most recent SF-50, noting your current position, grade level and duty location. If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not ICTAP eligible. To be considered eligible, you must be placed in the well-qualified category for this position. Please see ICTAP eligibility.
6. If you are claiming veterans' preference, submit the following documents. Please see Feds Hire Vets for detail.
a. Veterans claiming 5 point veterans' preference must submit legible Member 4 Copy DD214(s) indicating Character of Service. 5-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted.
b. 30% Disabled Veterans must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and VA Discapability Letter with percentage of discapability OR documentation of discapability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected discapability of 30% or more.
c. Other 10 point Preference Eligibles must submit applicable Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and provide documentation of your other 10 point preference. If claiming 10 point preference, you must provide required documentation described on the back of the SF-15. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
d. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.
7. If you are requesting consideration under Executive Order 13473, you must submit proof of eligibility. At a minimum to confirm eligibility for purposes of appointment located on relocation under these provisions a spouse of a service member must provide a copy of the marriage certificate or other documentation verifying marriage and a copy of the military PCS orders assigning the service member to a certain post. The PCS orders must state the member's spouse was authorized on the military orders. Proof of eligibility located on discapability and deaths resulting from active duty service is outlined here.
8. OPM must authorize employment offers for former or current Political Appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information. Submit proof of your former or current status, such as your SF-50. Please see here.

All documentation as outlined above must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you are unable to submit your documents electronically, you may fax or mail the documents. A fax cover sheet will be provided to you from the system with fax number and instructions. Required documents will also be accepted by mail and must be received by the closing date of the announcement. The mailing address is COMMANDANT (CG-1211HQ), ATTN OFFICE OF CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES (JOBS), US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7912, WASHINGTON, DC 20593-7912.

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 Information technology 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.
   » Benefits

Benefits

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 compensateing. Lgain more about federal benefits.

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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 submit the application:

Complete applications for this vacancy must be received on-line by 11:59 p.m ET on the closing date of the announcement. To begin your online application, click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register or sign in to USAJOBS, take the online questionnaire and submit the required documents to provide proof of eligibility and qualifications. See Required Documents section for more detail regarding a complete application package.

High self assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume and/or supporting documents may impact you or eliminate you from consideration.

If applying on-line poses a hardship to you, the Help Desk listed on the announcement will provide assistance to ensure that applications are submitted on-line by the closing date. You must contact the Help Desk prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET, excluding Federal holidays.

Agency contact information

USCG Applicant Support USCG Applicant Support

Phone
866-656-6830 Fax
000-000-0000 Email
E-Mail: mgshelp@monster.com
Address
United States Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
STOP 7912
Washington, District of Columbia
United States

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Next steps

Once the announcement is closed, we will conduct an evaluation of your application and qualifications to determine your ranking. The most qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. To check the status of your application, log on to your USAJOBS account, click on "Application Status," and then click "More Information." You may also opt to receive email notifications of application status changes by logging into your USAJOBS account and enabling notification alerts.

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Fair & 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, discapability, 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 & job candidates

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to candidates with disabilities where appropriate. candidates requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, candidates 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 discapability to apply for a job, perform job tasks or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
   » An applicant with a discapability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
   » An employee with a discapability needs an accommodation to execute the essential job tasks or to gain access to the workplace.
   » An employee with a discapability 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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Legal and regulatory guidance

   » Financial suitcapability
   » Social security number request
   » Privacy Act
   » Signature and false statements
   » Selective Service
   » New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Job Location: WASHINGTON, Connecticut
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Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 20 times
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Contact Email: mgshelp@monster.com


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