The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened based on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: for OPM qualification standards, competencies and

specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIESandQUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by Monday, March 14, 2016.

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume.

Qualifying experience required for this position is:

· Possess a comprehensive, practical knowledge of space operations, capabilities, and operations across both ground and space systems.
· Understand space system architectures, command and control, defensive space control and the space community.
· Lead in a group environment and generate teambuilding relations with civilians, military members, and contractors.
· Work cooperatively with junior employees, peers, and leadership in multiple agencies and departments.
· Communicate complex issues both in writing and orally sufficient to prepare and present findings and recommendations, carry out actions regarding controversial decisions and implement leadership direction.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Space operations expertise.
2. Relevant space operations experience.
3. Communication skills.
4. Work relationships.

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

OVERTIME: Occasionally
TOUR OF DUTY: 12 hour shifts
PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is not telework eligible

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:

Other Notes:
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.


How You Will Be Evaluated:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.