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International Relations Specialist – Poznan, Poland
Immediate Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Army, Department of the Army
Job ID: 338708Start Date: 10/09/2020End Date: 10/23/2020
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. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS PositionsCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas EmploymentInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas EmploymentNon-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferReinstatement In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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. Basic Requirement for International Relations Series (0131)
A. Degree: Bachelor’s degree (or higher degree) with a major or equivalent, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; or 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods. OR B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in one or more of the social sciences, or in the humanities, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. OR C. Experience: Four years of appropriate experience in one or more of the fields, as shown in A above, in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs. To qualify for positions at grades GS-12 and above on the basis of experience, this experience must have included either (a) responsibility for the direction and coordination of research, analysis, or other professional work in one or more of the fields listed in A above, or (b) specialized professional work involving a high level of difficulty and responsibility in one or more of these fields. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1) Processing policy matters that impact political-military affairs between the Unites States (US) and Poland entities; 2) Function as a personal representative of the US Forces to the Host Nation federal government; AND 3) Present information increasing understanding and acceptance of US Forces programs and policies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal service (GS-11). Selective Placement Factor: In addition to the specialized experience requirement, this position requires applicants to have a limited working proficiency (level 3+) in the Polish language, to include the ability to read, speak, write, and understand Polish. Level 3+ proficiency is defined as able to use the language to satisfy professional needs in a wide range of sophisticated and demanding tasks; able to comprehend most of the content and intent of a variety of forms and styles of speech pertinent to professional needs; can comprehend a variety of styles and forms pertinent to professional needs. Rarely misinterprets such texts or rarely experiences difficulty relating ideas or making inferences; able to write the language in a few prose styles pertinent to professional/educational needs. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
CommunicationsExternal AwarenessInternational Engagement Action PlanningPolitcal Savvy 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-11).
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