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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Army
United States Citizens Permanent Full Time Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position: This position is with the USAG-HI, Directorate of Public Works, Planning Division, Master Planning Branch, Schofield Barracks, HI. It is located on Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii. Position requires some field work to collect data points for layers on our CADD/GIS informationsystem. Periodic visits will also be required to the Island of Hawaii to assistand coordinate mapping requirements with personnel at Pohakuloa Training Area.
Eligible for 12.25% Cost of Living Allowance Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
Oahu is the third largest island in the Hawaiian chain. It is home to about three-fourths of the state''s population. Honolulu is the state capitol and the 11th largest U.S. metropolitan city. Waikiki, the most world-renowned
site in Oahu, is the top visitor destination of the state. The island is very geographically diverse with mountains, rainforests, volcanic craters, tropics, beaches and much more. For more information about Hawaii and the
island of Oahu, / /
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
This is a Career Program (CP) 18 position.
Serve as the Division coordinator, Geographical Information System (GIS) Engineer, and technical expert in design applications for the Geographical Information Management/Automated Mapping and Facility Management (GIS/AM/FM) system. Primary responsibilities will be focused on developing GIS data layers to assist the Master Planning and Real Estate Branches of Planning Division. Manage the integration of GIS/AM/FM into other engineering applications for geotechnical engineering, subsurface data collection, surface data collection, analysis, and evaluation. Plan and provide direct technical support to other Division/ Branches of DPW, Architect-Engineer (AE) firms, and other organizations on post to ensure a timely and accurate inclusion of data layers into designs, design submittals, and as-built drawings during and after construction completion.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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 isin this document.
Basic Requirements - In order to be considered for an interview and selection, applicants must meet the Basic Requirement for your job series as well as Minimum Qualifications(via the specialized experience below). NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS AS THEY AREREQUIRED AT THE TIME APPLICATION.
Engineering Series GS-0801:
Education: Bachelors or higher degree in professional engineering. To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; 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. -OR-
Combination: 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 of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
> > 1. Professional registration -- Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.
2. Written Test -- Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the
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>> written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering
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>> Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
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>> 3. Specified academic courses -- Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical,
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>> mathematical, and engineering sciences and in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic
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>> requirements. The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional
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>> engineering curriculum as described above.
4. Related curriculum -- Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor''s degree in engineering
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>> technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science,
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>> mathematics,hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided that you have
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>> had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering
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>> supervision and guidance. -AND-
> > _Minimum Qualifications_ Specialized Experience: One full-time year (12-months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service assist in managing theintegration of Geographical Information Management/AutomatedMapping and Facility Management (GIS/AM/FM)to other engineering applications for geotechnical engineering, subsurface datacollection, surface data collection, analysis, and evaluation. Provide assistance and support to ensure a timely and accurate inclusion of data layersinto designs, design submittals, and as-built drawings during and afterconstruction completion .This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
KNOWLEDGE OF THE GEOGRAPHICALINFORMATION MANAGEMENT/AUTOMATED MAPPING ANDFACILITY MANAGEMENT (GIS/AM/FM)SYSTEM.
KNOWLEDGE OF, AND SKILL IN APPLYING,A WIDE RANGE OF ENGINEERING OR ARCHITECTURALTHEORIES, CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES,STANDARDS, AND METHODS.
KNOWLEDGE AND USAGE OF SOFTWAREAPPLICATIONS.
Some federal jobs allow you to substituteyour education for the required experience in order to qualify . For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement usingexperience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Please refer to the assessment questionnaire under Basic Education Requirements OR Minimum Qualifications for the entire list of education and combination of education/experience reequirements.View Assessment Questions
NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS AS THEY ARE REQUIRED AT THE TIMEAPPLICATION.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - and
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
Other Requirements: Clickhere for expanded definitions.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized.
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.
Basis for Rating : Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM''s Career Transition Resources website.
To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log intoyour USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log intoyour USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete .
It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in theApplicant Checklist (External).
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
Your resume :
Your resume may be submitted in any format.
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent 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, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements : You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified." See:Transcripts and Licenses
If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is1117558. You will need the questionnaire,View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person''s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.
If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
The 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 "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described inthe USAJOBS Resource Center.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
You may claim military spouse preference, see the information in the Military Spouse Preference Under Delegated Examining Proceduresinformation sheet.

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