OPERATIONS/SECURITY/TRAINING OFFICER

Descrizione : OPERATIONS/SECURITY/TRAINING OFFICER. Azienda : US Department of the Army. Posizione : Vicenza, Veneto

Duties Summary

About the Position:
VICENZA, ITALY
This position is located in Vicenza, Italy. Vicenza is situated midway between Venice and Verona, 45 minutes driving in either direction. It is less than 3 hours drive from Florence, Milan, and to the borders of Austria and Germany.


Responsibilities
  • As an Operations, Security and Training Officer for 414th CSB, you will:
  • Serve as an Operations Officer responsible for coordinating the daily operational mission functions involving use of all available resources.
  • Interface with subordinate Contracting Offices (and staffs) on matters concerning ongoing operations, plans, and contingencies.
  • Serve as the appointed Security Manager in performing a variety of duties related to the unit?s Security program in coordination with higher headquarters? Security Manager.
  • Manage the personnel security program in coordination with headquarters and Installation Security Managers (ISMs) where the command and subordinate offices reside
  • Provide senior level assistance covering the full spectrum of Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) support and ensures compliance with government AT/FP standards.
  • Develop force protection plans and procedures, resource generation and management practices, and holistic and comprehensive program reviews and assessments.
  • Serve as the focal point for implementation and operation of policies and procedures governing the OPSEC program.
  • Prepare recommended course(s) of action designed to improve non-contractual training and operations for the command.
  • Review various training circulars, master training schedules and other publications to determine what organization and individual training is necessary or required (in both broad and specific individual terms).
  • Identify mandatory Army training requirements by regulation, reviews submissions for regulatory compliance, and processes paperwork.
  • Monitors and directs the daily activities associated with assuring the accomplishment of the command training and mission objectives.
  • Be responsible for the development and distribution of Operations Orders; development, writing, developing and managing the Continuity of Operation Plan (COOP) and the Manager?s Internal Control Plan (MICP).
Travel Required

Occasional travel - 10% Business travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

  • Job family (Series)

    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • Italian Immigration and Documentation requirements.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
    • Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.
    • This position requires a Secret security clearance.
    • Requires the incumbent to work overtime on short notice, and temporarily work extended and irregular tours of duty to include days, nights, shifts and weekends during exercises, crises, or contingencies.
    Qualifications May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans
    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS Positions
    • Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce
    • Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
    • Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998


    In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: work involving development, coordination and implementation of various plans, training and readiness requirements and documentation and implementation of guidance on security, operations, training and readiness; in-depth planning and analysis in broad areas of Army and Joint operational processes involving the synchronization of a vast variety of systems and policies; and, identification, assessment and recommended resolution of issues immediately impacting accomplishment of directed operational missions.

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Administration and Management
    • Planning and Evaluating
    • Technical Competence


    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). Education

    For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Additional information
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
    • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
    • If an employee brings a child to an overseas location and that child is entitled to attend a DoD school on a space-required basis in accordance with DoDEA Regulation 1342.13, the DoDEA and the Military Department responsible for providing related services will ensure that the child, if eligible for special education, receives a free appropriate public education, including related services pursuant to DoDI 1342.12 and DoDM 1342.12.
    • If an employee brings an infant or toddler (up to 3 years of age) to an overseas location, and that infant or toddler, but for the child's age, is entitled to attend the DoDEA on a space-required basis in accordance with DoDEA Regulation 1342.13, then the Military Department responsible for EIS will provide the infant or toddler with the required EIS in accordance with the eligibility criteria consistent with DoDI 1342.12 and DoDM 1342.12.
    • Employees (and family members) who require medical or dental care in the overseas location will be responsible for obtaining and paying for such care. Access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical services for civilian employees (and dependents) in Vicenza are provided by Italian clinics, medical specialists, and hospitals and is on a cash basis for most cases.
    • Pay retention may be offered to selected applicants for positions at overseas locations. Pay retention will not be offered as an incentive for employees moving between overseas positions.
    • Selectees may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. Selectees will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250.
    • For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information and direct questions concerning a specific country (Foreign Duty Location) to the appropriate Army Human Resources point of contact prior to the acceptance of employment and your entrance on duty.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 51 - General Administration and Management position.
    • The initial length of this overseas tour is 36 months.
    • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information.
    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    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.

    Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist (Outside the Continental United States) and Proof of Eligibility.

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
    • Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility. 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.

  • Benefits

    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.


Help This job is open to
  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

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

  • Federal employees - Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

  • Land & base management

    Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.

  • Military spouses
Clarification from the agency

See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.