Supervisory Interdisciplinary Planning Section Chief

Department of Defense Sacramento, CA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

About the Position: Responsible for programming, coordinating and reviewing the technical and administrative activities of the Flood Storm and Risk Reduction Section, Water Resources Branch for planning and development of projects for water and associated land resources, throughout the California Central Valley, Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta and Great Basin Regions of Nevada and Utah.

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Responsibilities

* Activities include investigation, planning and formulation of flood risk management, environmental restoration, navigation and multi-purpose water resource development projects.

* coordination of water resource activities with other Federal, state and local agencies and the review of flood control and ecosystem restoration aspects of reports prepared.

* As the section chief, evaluates overall performance of subordinates.

* Hears group grievances and complaints.

* Develops and implements long range staffing needs through hiring and developing new employees and retraining existing staff for future needs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Business Travel (TDY) is approximately 20% of the time.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

13

* Job family (Series)

0101 Social Science

0110 Economist

0401 General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences

0408 Ecology

0801 General Engineering

0807 Landscape Architecture

0810 Civil Engineering

1301 General Physical Science

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

Qualifications

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 education AND 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.

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Social Sciences Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Economist Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Biological Sciences Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Ecologist Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Engineering Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Landscape Architect Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Please refer to the General Schedule Qualification Standards Basic Requirements for Physical Science Series for education requirements. (NOTE: Applicants MUST submit/upload a copy of the transcripts with the application package. For application purposes, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes leading and/or managing an organization providing civil works planning aspects of plan formulation, data gathering, analysis, and compliance for water resources studies and projects. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

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

* Leadership

* Manages and Organizes Information

* Public Planning

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-12).

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html