Program Manager

Department of the Navy Norfolk, VA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

You will serve as a Program Manager in the Department of the Navy (DON), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Program Management Office (PMS 340) of NAVSEA HQ FIELD SUPPORT. In this position, you will serve as the Assistant Program Manager (APM) and technical expert for Naval Special Warfare diving programs and projects.

"This position is in the Acquisition Demonstration project, salary range shown is equivalent to the GS-14 and GS-15. However the salary range for this position is capped at GS-15 step 5, currently equivalent to $137,451."

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* You will be interpreting and executing Navy diving policy, directives, and procedures.

* You will be exercising management and operational control and strategic planning over assigned diving programs.

* You will be providing overall continuity in program operations ensuring program execution is achieved.

* You will be administering the lifecycle management of projects, including the development and implementation of overall product management policies, plans, requirements, and directives.

* You will be conducting program review and analysis briefings to compare progress with established milestones.

* You will be developing short and long-range goals and acquisition objectives for programs/projects.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0340 Program Management

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US Citizen.

* Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

* New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit

* Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

* You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.

* Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.

* You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.

* This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.

* This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Program Management (A) Level 3. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the NH-03 (GS-12/13 equivalency) grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: developing long and short range program plans to evaluate the effectiveness of program acquisition lifecycle for dive programs.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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