Program Manager (Operations)

Department of Defense Rock Island, IL
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position:

First Army mobilizes, trains, validates, and deploys Reserve Component (RC) units in accordance with Combatant Commander, Department of the Army, and FORSCOM directives. As directed, provides training to Joint, Combined, and Active Army Forces.

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* As a Program Manager (Operations), you will be responsible for the following:

* Serve as a senior authority on overall First Army operations, to include; stationing, requirements, mission, and resourcing of the Reserve Components and assigned personnel throughout First Army?s area of operations

* Maintain broad continuing subject matter knowledge for application to situations, issues, and overarching matters, programs, and policies that impact First Army Headquarters

* Coordinate and meet with senior leadership in execution of the National Command Strategy and the mobilization and demobilization of ground forces

* Perform overall strategic planning, enterprise management, and coordination for the organization

* Serve as the chief advisor and consultant to the Commanding General (CG) for all issues and matters relating to mobilization and readiness of the Army's Reserve Component

* Exercise a full range of supervisory and personnel management responsibilities

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position approximately 25% of duty time.

Supervisory status


* Job family (Series)

0340 Program Management

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Requires a Top Secret Security Clearance

* Subject to the Department of the Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program which requires testing prior to employment and periodically thereafter

* This is a Key Mission Essential position that cannot be vacated during a National Emergency

* Requires completion/submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450 upon entering the position and annually, IAW DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 17-Nov-2011


Who 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.

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

* 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 be qualified for the GS-0340-15 position you will need:

To be qualified based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled such as Analyzing contingency operations in accordance with policies and objectives to maintain continuity of operations and effective mobilization; Developing plans involving training, mobilization, deployment or de-mobilization of reserve component forces; Experience preparing and delivering military briefings to high level officials; Developing mission essential task lists to ensure operational requirements are met; Supervising personnel in an operations center.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Managing Human Resources

* Oral Communication

* Organizational Awareness

* Organizational Performance Analysis

* Strategic Thinking

* Written Communication

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-14).

If you are a current, Federal employee, you must include your pay plan, series and grade in your work experience(s) on your resume submission and/or upload supporting documentation (within-grade increase SF50) to show that you meet the time-in-grade requirement. In addition, if your step reflects '00', you must include your current salary for each position.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.