U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management
Duties 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 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. The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 18-1010-SE-BK-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT. This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard, National Maritime Center, Mariner Training and Assessment Division, Examination Branch, in Martinsburg, WV. 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. Responsibilities The selectee will serve as a subject matter expert in all manner of knowledge, skills and abilities related to shipboard engineering in the U.S. Merchant Marine. They will serve as a technical expert in providing advisory services and administration of the regulatory provisions and controls for the administration of examinations in support of the merchant mariner credentialing program. Typical work assignments include: Planning and conducting job analysis of engineering personnel activities, duties and responsibilitiesAssigning, directing and reviewing the work of examination specialists and staff membersServing as expert on the examination processes for all applications for professional credentialsReconciling all inconsistencies and ensureing examinations are properly created, assigned, administered and recorded Travel Required Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 13 Who May Apply This job is open to\u2026 This vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures. For definitions of common terms found in this announcement Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required. This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Qualifications At the GS-13 Level : Applicants should have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience include: Providing direction on all aspects of mariner credentialing program examinations; providing regulatory provisions and controls for the administration of examinations; developing specific subject matter questions pertaining to practical skills of the marine engineering profession. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. Selective placement factor(s) must be met in order to receive further consideration. You will be given the opportunity to address these when you apply on-line. Applicant must hold or have held a U.S. Merchant Mariner credential in the grade of 1st Assistant Engineer, Unlimited or higher or the equivalent military experience as Assistant Engineer Officer\/Chief Engineer or higher and as a qualified Engineer of the Watch (EOW) on vessels of greater than 4000HP. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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
U.S. Department Of The Interior Bureau of Land Management
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), created in 1946 through a merger of the General Land Office (GLO) and the U.S. Grazing Service, has roots going back to the creation of the GLO in 1812. In celebration of 200 years of land management, the BLM presents this website -- a collection of the stories, traditions and heritage that make up our unique history. BLM employees, current and retired, have contributed to this labor of love and many more will continue to add their unique histories over time.