SUPERVISORY PHYSICAL SCIENTIST Job in Colorado Springs, Colorado – Department of the Air Force



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U.S. Air Force – Agency Wide, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 327824
Start Date: 09/18/2020
End Date: 10/01/2020

Qualification Summary
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.
***Salary Ranges includes local market supplement*** This is a GG-14 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-14 duties for the “Professional” work category are at the “Full Performance” work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-14 level. The selectee’s salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee’s qualifications in relation to the job.
BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR
Combination of education and experience — education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. For Department of the Interior Positions With Pilot Duties Applicants must: Possess a current FAA Commercial Airman Certificate with ratings appropriate for the duties performed; Possess an instrument rating; Have completed a minimum of 500 hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command and 25 hours of flight time as Pilot-in-Command at night; and Possess a current Class II Medical Certificate. In addition to meeting the basic requirements, the applicant must possess the specialized experience below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience include: knowledge Mastery of knowledge of analytical, mathematical or statistical theories, principles, concepts, methods or other scientific methods and techniques used in low background nuclear measurements, and ability to apply this knowledge to develop and communicate the organization’s vision, and to effectively direct the utilization of organizational resources and personnel towards goal achievement. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experienced gained in another government agency. 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. Knowledge of analytical, mathematical or statistical theories, principles, concepts, methods or other scientific methods and techniques used in low background nuclear measurements.
2. Extensive knowledge of the AFTAC laboratory network to include commercial and national laboratory partners.
3. Knowledge of security procedures to protect classified material through oversight of unit’s security program.
4. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective internal and external relationship, directing scientific research activities, negotiating complex issues and resolving conflicts based on mature judgment, experience and recognized professional standing.
5. Ability to lead and participate in longitudinal scientific research studies; originate new ideas, projects and methodologies; and direct multi-year research projects to meet scientific goals within established financial and time constraints.
6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to produce highly technical reports and other documents, and to present high-level briefings of a technical nature to audiences of varying backgrounds to inform and persuade.
7. Ability to direct, supervise, and evaluate, military and civilian personnel direct reports and first line supervisors to accomplish mission goals. General knowledge of management principles and processes, and techniques for assessing operations and developing strategies for operational improvements and efficiencies. 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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