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LEGISLATIVE POLICY ANALYST – Offutt AFB, Nebraska
Air Force Elements, U.S. Strategic Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 73480Start Date: 03/26/2019End Date: 04/09/2019
QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of level plans and programs for conducting major operations; knowledge of Congressional procedures and associated committee structure for authorizing and appropriating the Defense Budget; and knowledge and understanding of each step in the legislative process. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. 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: Expert knowledge of legislative process and associated Congressional practices, procedures, rules, protocol, and methodologies Advanced communication skills to effectively present information, both orally and in writing. Ability to gain cooperation and support using tact, courtesy, persuasion, and diplomacy In-depth understanding of OSD, JCS, and/or Command (or similar echelon) staff processes related to policy and legislative matters Advanced skill in analyzing legislation and draft legislative proposals on complex USSTRATCOM issues Ability to effectively lead and operate in a dynamic and fluid organization setting Ability to deal effectively and successfully in confrontational environments where individuals or groups are hostile or uncooperative Ability to analyze, evaluate, and extrapolate pertinent data gathered from a variety of sources to develop Command Ability to plan, organize, direct, and lead the functions and staff of a branch and/or study team tasked to originate new ideas, projects, and methodologies Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; negotiate complex and/or sensitive issues; and maintain good working relations 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.
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