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COMMUNITY PLANNER – Cannon AFB, New Mexico
U.S. Air Force – Agency Wide, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 132722Start Date: 08/06/2019End Date: 08/19/2019
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, Professional and Scientific Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-0020 Community Planning Series. Basic Requirement for GS-0020-12 Community Planner: A Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) in community planning; or related field such as urban affairs, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, sociology, geography, economics, political science, or public administration that included at least 12 semester hours in the planning process, socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, urban and regional economic analysis, and development finance.
Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major in one of the disciplines, as shown above, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the disciplines, as shown above, of which at least 12 semester hours were in the planning process, and socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Click here to view occupational requirements for this position. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience for GS-0020-12 which includes utilizes policies, standards, and principles to produce an IDP to guide development of built and natural resources, facilities, and services required by the community. Employs planning instructions and the Unified Facilities Criteria for efficient installation development, and incorporate land development goals and policies into the IDP. Develops a regional and local vicinity perspective of conditions off the installation which affect or could affect installation operations. Prepares short and long-range fiscal budgets for program activities based on the relative priorities and available funds. Identifies requirements and assists in development of contract Statements of Work (SOWs). Collects data from federal agencies, state and county departments, local government agencies, and other local agencies on socioeconomic conditions, population projections, demographic patterns, community land use or other data helpful to the planning process. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower GS-11 grade/level or equivalent in the federal service. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts. 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-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 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: 1. Professional knowledge of community planning concepts, principles, theories, regulations, and methods to identify community needs and develop and maintain an Installation Development plan and supporting programs.
2. Knowledge to gather, assemble, and analyze facts; draw conclusions; devise solutions to complex planning problems that require interpretation or extension of policy guides and substantial modification of techniques and procedures.
3. Knowledge of automated systems and programs such as CADD, GIS, project tracking, and other software programs.
4. Skill in communicating orally and in writing with clarity, conciseness, and persuasiveness and the ability to relate the effect of community planning decisions on the mission and goals of an installation
5. Ability to organize, divide, and distribute portions of work to other professional and expert personnel in order to complete large and complex planning projects and resolve complex planning issues.
6. Ability to plan, budget, and execute required projects in support of program activities based on relative priorities and available funds. 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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