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Foreign Affairs Specialist

Company name
Air Force Real Property Agency(AFRPA)

Salary
$75,741.00 to $98,464.00

Location
Luke Afb, AZ

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Open & closing dates

01/12/2018

to

01/26/2018

Salary

$75,741 to $98,464 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 12

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

Few vacancies in the following location:

Luke AFB, AZ

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Transfer

Veterans

Individuals with a disability

Military Spouses

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Announcement number

7I-AFPC-10116226-111043-KCF

Control number

488510700

Duties

Duties

Summary

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

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to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide:

Internal Employees (Air Force Employee - Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)

DoD Transfer - Army, Navy, DFAS, etc. (Excluding Air Force)

Former Federal Employees (Reinstatement)

Schedule A - Individual with Disabilities - click here

for additional information

ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program)

Non-DoD Transfer (OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.)

VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunity Act)

You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50 and the SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if not reflected on most current/separation SF-50. *Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list.

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Responsibilities

The primary purpose of this position is: To serve as the Base-level Foreign Disclosure Policy Specialist providing service to all assigned and tenant organizations at Luke AFB. Disclosure guidelines specify what information should be transferred or restricted in the interest of US national security.

Serves as Foreign Disclosure Security Specialist: Works with the planning, development, and implementation of foreign disclosure procedures and provides direction and guidance on assigned programs and projects.

Performs a variety of duties supporting matters involving the recommendation of release of classified and controlled unclassified weapons systems, technologies and information to foreign governments and international organizations to AETC, Foreign Disclosure Office.

Participates in the review, interpretation and documentation of USAF disclosure guidance, identification of shortfalls in the guidance, and creation of recommended modifications when necessary.

Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with US Government agencies and contractors involved in foreign disclosure to acquire and exchange specialized of foreign disclosure information, develop, and coordinate multiple organization initiatives, discuss and assess the impact of significant program developments, and communicate disclosure decisions and positions.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Federal Employees, VEOA, VRA, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses. See Job Summary for further information on Who May Apply.

Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

Job family (Series)

0130 Foreign Affairs

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

U.S. Citizenship Required

Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.

A Top Secret security clearance required

This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

Disclosure of Political Appointments

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

1. The employee must obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET SBI security clearance as a condition of employment.

2. Employee must be comfortable in dealing with high-ranking US and foreign representatives and able to utilize tact and diplomacy on all occasions.

3. A Master's Degree in International Affairs of Strategic Studies is highly desired.

4. Employee must meet mandatory standards of experience and training, and desired standards of education an International Affairs Level II certification.

5. Employee must be able to demonstrate an understanding of strategic issues; and in residence graduate of Air Command and Staff College (or equivalent) is highly desired; a graduate of the OPM's Federal Executive Institute is highly desired.

6. May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of TDY assignments.

7. Must be able to obtain and maintain an official passport.

8. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.

9. The employee must have comprehensive mastery of fighter aircraft avionics and weapons systems, to include a thorough understanding of fighter aircraft avionics and weapons capabilities, symbology and interpretation, and expert understanding of nomenclature and terminology associated with fighter aircraft operations, training, tactics, and weapons employment is highly desirable.

Qualifications

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-0130-12 which includes expert level knowledge of the working of foreign governments, the nature of their governmental structures, and the culture and political dynamics influencing them. Knowledge of Department of Defense policies, goal, objectives and directives as applicable to foreign assistance laws and statutory requirements associated with Security Cooperation goals and objectives as they apply to planning, obtaining, and executing international student training contracts; knowledge with instructional principle and techniques required to make effective training program recommendation. Note: You must submit a copy of official transcripts. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-11 grade/level or equivalent in the federal service. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-11 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of National Disclosure Policy (NDP-1) principles and how they are applied to issues relating to Foreign Military Sales and commercial exports of defense equipment, technology, information and assistance.

2. Knowledge of a wide range of international affairs and security concepts, principles and practices, including foreign disclosure, technology transfer, industrial security and information security.

3. Knowledge of general Air Force and specific foreign disclosure operations, politico-military affairs, technologies used in military Command and Control systems, information and industrial security processes for classified material handling and general management practices.

4. Ability and experience to plan and implement an Air Force Disclosure program, and to understand and work effectively with an industry export compliance program.

5. Ability to review complex technical material and analyze the impact of disclosure or export to foreign entities.

6. Ability to effectively write and orally communicate foreign disclosure and export information to various audiences, and to perform work requiring a professional knowledge of the formulation and direction of foreign affairs of the government or in the study and disposition of information bearing on international relations.

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.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information

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 employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

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.

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.

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

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of not qualified or insufficient information and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)

If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is most recent. It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.

If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.

For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours 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 insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.

2. A complete Application Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Top Secret/SCI

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here

to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming. Online Application - Questionnaire

Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor

Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series (can be a copy)

Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position

Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a certification of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of veteran under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The certification must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The certification must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid certification of service with their initial application will be found not eligible. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

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

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 rewarding.

Benefits for federal employees

Healthcare insurance

Pay and leave

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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 Apply

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/26/2018

To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10116226

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application

. The Vacancy ID is 10116226

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here

. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

Agency contact information

Total Force Service Center

Phone

1-800-525-0102

Email

DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY

Address

Luke AFB

7383 N Litchfield Road

Luke AFB, AZ

US

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Next steps

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

Fair & Transparent

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, disability, 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 applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process 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 disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability 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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

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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Company info

Air Force Real Property Agency(AFRPA)
Website : http://www.safie.hq.af.mil

Company Profile
The agency traces its roots to Nov. 15, 1991, and the creation of the Air Force Base Disposal Agency (AFBDA), a field operating agency, reporting to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics. The agency is located in Arlington, Va., approximately two miles from the Pentagon.

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