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The selectee for this position will be located in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa of NAVAL FACILITIES ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC.
This position is a 100% TDY position at Camp , Djibouti, Africa.
** Above salary does not include locality. Locality adjustment will be determined by duty station location once a selection has been made. **
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Providing planning recommendations for construction, demolition, energy, maintenance and facilities development projects; 2) Reviewing engineering/architectural drawings or specifications for construction, demolition, energy, maintenance, facilities development projects to identify inconsistencies; 3) Using planning systems and automated databases to capture spatial or geographic data to support facility planning.
- Evaluate engineering and architectural items (e.g., designs, drawings, specifications, supporting documents) to determine effectiveness in meeting requirements of shore establishment projects.
- Incumbent participates and/or leads planning teams to develop long, mid, and short range land use/infrastructure planning.
- Processes space management requests and site approval processes for the Installation.
- Serves as a facilities planning criteria expert for the Dept of the Navy, providing criteria guidance to users throughout the Navy, Marine Corps in interpreting and applying UFC-2-000-05N criteria to facilities planning actions and Basic Facility Requirement generation.
- Must be able to explain and defend specific planning criteria to users and to other technical experts and auditors and serve as a technical expert in facilities planning criteria.
- Responsible for providing the client with clear and concise policy and guidance for the orderly and cost effective development of shore facilities.
- Develops and reviews MILCON and special project documents, which requires knowledge of the MILCON and Special Project processes and detailed cost estimating.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF AND https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/files/all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field - Facilities Engineering - at Level III. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume. Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx
This position is 100% TDY and requires travel, up to 75% of the time from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. Must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
Selectee will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
Selectee must obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver's license.
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
Referral Lists will be issued on an as needed basis as vacancies occur.
All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the referral cut-off date.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.
Physical Demands: The position is mostly office-related and sedentary; however, site and tenant visits may include working around and drinking water treatment plants and industrialized facilities where there are high noise levels, open tanks, controlled production processes, the work may require some physical exertion, such as walking over rough, uneven, sandy, or rocky surfaces during site visits and inspections of outdoor facilities and at construction locations. During the course of site visits, audits, and inspections at locations, such as wastewater treatment plants, the incumbent could happen upon areas with the presence of infectious bacteria, or emission of hydrogen sulfide or other noxious odors or toxic gases. Furthermore, work may require climbing heights, such as climbing to tops of storage tanks. Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, safety glasses and boots, hard hats, gloves and ear defenders may be required when performing site inspections or field work.
Work Environment: Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa is located in a harsh environmental setting with adverse weather conditions for many months of the year (excessive heat, humidity, and rain) and working in areas populated by poisonous snakes, plants, and/or insects, and contagious diseases and poor air quality, chemical handling areas, and damp and unheated spaces. The work may require extensive work shifts of 12-16 hours a day and more than a 5 day workweek. Generally, indoor work location has power, water, heating and air conditioning, although outages should be expected. The incumbent will be required to live on the camp, where living quarters are a container living unit (CLU), which may be very cramped with the requirement to share bathroom facilities. Initial living quarters may be a tent. Fatigue may occur from long work hours and uncomfortable living conditions.
The position may be required to provide immediate contingency support requiring a physical and immunizations deemed necessary for the environment in which this support is provided.
Incumbent is entitled to 25% Post Differential pay.
Potential benefits for working in Djibouti: Ability to gain international work experience
Professional development by working in an area at the forefront of construction and community growth
High potential for overtime pay
Local Market Supplement (based on parent command location)
Imminent Danger Pay - $225/month (first 42 days)
Post Differential Allowance - currently 25% of base pay (beginning day 43+)