Air Force Real Property Agency(AFRPA)
$75,741.00 to $98,464.00
Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
$75,741 to $98,464 per year
Pay scale & grade
Few vacancies in the following location:
Luke AFB, AZ
Luke AFB, AZ
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Federal employees - Excepted service
Current excepted service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
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NOTE: This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled and classified to the series represented by a candidate that meets the qualifications of one of the listed series.
NATURAL RESOURCES PLANNER - GS-0401
PHYSICAL SCIENTIST, GS-1301
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER - 0819
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the first-level supervisor and manager for the 56th Range Management Office Environmental Science Management Flight.
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Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Environmental Science Management Flight.
Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
Represents the Environmental element with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.
Communicates and coordinates base Environmental matters with higher headquarters, regulatory agencies, and community officials as needed.
Directs the development and execution of the Environmental budget.
Occasional travel - Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
Job family (Series)
0401 General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences
0819 Environmental Engineering
1301 General Physical Science
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required.
May be required to serve as a member of the Emergency Response Force during exercises or in the event of an actual emergency.
Professional registration or license in one of the 50 states or territories is desired but not required.
Field work requires driving Government vehicles, walking, and hiking in remote field locations in extreme weather conditions during a long duty day, and with possible exposure to unexploded military ordnance and hazardous plants and animals.
Duties include occasional maintenance of field equipment.
Some travel is required, typically 3-5 days per month spent performing field work (quarters are available). Other travel may include attendance at multi-day meetings elsewhere in the CONUS, typically about twice annually.
Office work is sedentary in a typical office environment, with occasional requirement to lift boxes or equipment weighing up to 50 lb.
Some illegal activities occur on BMGR East, including drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and perhaps other activities. Security escort is typically not provided.
Basic Requirement for GS-0819 SUPERVISORY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER:
A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in Engineering. To be acceptable, the program must: (1) lead to a bachelor's degree in a school of engineering with at least one program accredited by ABET; or (2) include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.
Combination of Education and Experience: College-level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. Click here to view occupational requirements for this position.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-0819-12 which includes knowledge of professional scientific principles, practices, techniques, regulations, and procedures to effectively perform supervisory functions associated with environmental compliance and environmental project development, execution, training, and advisory services. Knowledge of the principles of planning and program management; common business and economic principles, theories, concepts, and procedures; financial management principles and standards; and of the Department of Defense (DoD) planning, programming and budgeting system (PPBS). Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, and EEO regulations, practices, and procedures. . 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.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-0401-12 and GS-0193-12 which includes knowledge of professional scientific principles, practices, techniques, regulations, and procedures to effectively perform supervisory functions associated with environmental compliance and environmental project development, execution, training, and advisory services. Knowledge of the principles of planning and program management; common business and economic principles, theories, concepts, and procedures; financial management principles and standards; and of the Department of Defense (DoD) planning, programming and budgeting system (PPBS). Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, and EEO regulations, practices, and procedures. . 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.
Basic Requirement for GS-1301 Positions: A Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
Combination of education and experience - education equivalent to one of the majors shown above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-1301-12 which includes knowledge of professional scientific principles, practices, techniques, regulations, and procedures to effectively perform supervisory functions associated with environmental compliance and environmental project development, execution, training, and advisory services. Knowledge of the principles of planning and program management; common business and economic principles, theories, concepts, and procedures; financial management principles and standards; and of the Department of Defense (DoD) planning, programming and budgeting system (PPBS). Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, and EEO regulations, practices, and procedures. 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 position 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 professional scientific principles, practices, techniques, regulations, and procedures to effectively perform supervisory functions associated with environmental compliance and environmental project development, execution, training, and advisory services.
2. Knowledge of the principles of planning and program management; common business and economic principles, theories, concepts, and procedures; financial management principles and standards; and of the Department of Defense (DoD) planning, programming and budgeting system (PPBS).
3. Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, and EEO regulations, practices, and procedures.
4. Broad knowledge of tactical aviation training ranges, to include special use airspace, weapons safety footprints, training aids such as threat and scoring systems, range maintenance, munitions clearance, residue removal, and comprehensive planning for range operations.
5. Skill in evaluating state-of-the-art scientific technologies and incorporating into environmental compliance and restoration.
6. Ability to analyze, plan, organize, and direct the work operations to meet program requirements and objectives with available resources; and to mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization.
7. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior officials from a broad array of activities, including federal, tribal and local government, and industry.
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.
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.
You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities (click Learn more about this agency button above) to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement or equivalent 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.
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
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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
Q - Nonsensitive
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.
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. Learn more about federal benefits
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How to Apply
How to Apply
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 03/26/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10160931
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.
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. The Vacancy ID is 10160931
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Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center Total Force Service Center
7383 N Litchfield Road
Luke AFB, AZ
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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.
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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.
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Air Force Real Property Agency(AFRPA)
Website : http://www.safie.hq.af.mil
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.