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									                                          Job Title: Architect
                                Department: Department Of The Army
                                  Agency: Army Corps of Engineers
                         Job Announcement Number: SCBK11998884ENGD

             SALARY RANGE:                            $83,156.00 - $108,102.00 /year
              OPEN PERIOD:                Saturday, April 09, 2011 to Wednesday, June 08, 2011
            SERIES & GRADE:                                    GS-0808-13/13
       POSITION INFORMATION:                     - This is a Permanent position. -- Full Time
            DUTY LOCATIONS:                              1 vacancy - AL - Huntsville
      WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:                                     US Citizens

                                           JOB SUMMARY:
                          Challenge Yourself - Be an Army Civilian - Go Army!

 Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are
not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the
              talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

                                    First Cut off Date:04/21/2011
                                    2nd Cut Off Date: 05/16/2011

    US Army Engineering & Support Center; Directorate of Chemical Demilitarization;International
                             Program Branch, Huntsville, AL 35816

 About the Position: Execution of this project requires close collaboration and effective coordination
of consensus between the US Government participants and the Azerbaijan Government and numerous
      other Azerbaijan Technical Institutes involved in the design and construction of the facility.

This is an Interdisciplinary Engineer/Architecture position. This vacancy may be filled using any of the
     named job titles/series, depending on the qualifications of the incumbent filling the position.

                            Assignment requires official passport and VISA.

                              Recruitment/relocation bonus MAY be paid.

    Temporary Duty Travel will be to Baku, Azerbaijan or other similarly remote geographic sites.

                          Who May Apply: Click    here   for more information.

                  All U. S. citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
                    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.
                                       KEY REQUIREMENTS:

                                                  U.S. Citizen

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                                 Additional Duty Location Info:

                                      1 vacancy - AL - Huntsville

As a technical expert for oversight responsibilities to plan and manage the design and construction of
  a Central Research Laboratory (CRL), a complex facility and part of the International Cooperative
 Threat Reduction Program. Determines the scope, requirements and restrictions of tasks supporting
the CRL. Organizes, schedules, coordinates, and technically directs the design work and engineering
  activities associated with criteria development, construction field problems, contract changes and
    modifications, and acquisition. Directs revision of long range planning in response to changing
program requirements. Identifies program adjustments necessitated by changes in priorities, funding
    allocations and project requirements. Develops, coordinates, obtains approval and maintains
management plans, support agreements, and understandings between the participants of the CRL to
         define roles, responsibilities and procedures to ensure successful program execution.

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                                Qualifications and Evaluations
                                 QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
                           Click on link below to view qualification standard.
                                        General Schedule
            ENGINEER: Bachelor's Degree in professional engineering OR a combination of
      Education/Experience - college level education/experience that furnished (1) knowledge of
       physical/mathematical science underlying professional engineering & (2) understanding
 (theoretical/practical) of engineering sciences/techniques & applications to a branch of engineering.
This must be demonstrated by (1) Professional Engineer Registration or (2) Written test or (3) Specific
Academic Courses-60 semester hours in physical, mathematical, & engineering sciences or (4) Related
  Curriculum-Completion of bachelor's degree in engineering technology/professional field provided
      applicant has 1 year of professional engineering experience under professional engineering
      supervision/guidance. For more information visit:

ARCHITECT: Degree in architecture or related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in
architecture or related disciplines of which at least (1) 30 semester hours were in architectural design,
& (2) 6 semester hours were in each of the following: structural technology, properties of materials &
      methods of construction, & environmental control systems OR a combination of education &
            experience. For more information visit

     In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have one year of specialized
   experience equivalent to the GS-12 or equivalent in another pay system in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is defined as 1) Serving as a technical authority in the development of concept
   designs and working drawings for the design and long-term construction of large and complex
   Cooperative Threat Reduction mission laboratories in partnership with countries worldwide; 2)
    Independently conceptualizing and developing new approaches to problems in the design and
   construction of biological laboratory facilities; 3) Evaluating and reviewing concept designs and
     working drawings prepared by contract Architecture/Engineering firms; 4) Providing advisory,
 consulting, and reviewing services on construction techniques, methods and technology, laboratory
  functions and requirements and their effect on design and cost of facilities; 5) Knowledge, through
    demonstrated work performance, of special-use facilities, laboratory architectural principles and
  related engineering disciplines including civil, structural, electrical, fire protection, mechanical, and
   communications; and 6) Skill, through demonstrated work performance, in communicating with a
variety of highly skilled professionals, US and Foreign Government officials, military officers, corporate
 executives, Congressional Delegations, public actions groups and/or professional organizations and

   One year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or
       level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled.
   Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education
 are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For
 additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department
                    of Education websites at - and
     On your resume, please include college/university, dates attended, degree achieved, semester
  hours earned, GPA, major field of study, 24 semester hours of specific courses and course hours in
  your major. Failure to provide this education information on your resume may result in an ineligible
 Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position.
                               Please include this information in your resume.
  The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel
   Management's basic qualification requirements, and the skills needed to perform the duties of this
     position as described in this vacancy announcement. Resumes are rated using Category Rating
  procedures. If you meet the minimum qualification requirements, based on your possession of job-
related skills, your resume will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or
   Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection
                                          priority over non-veterans.
    GS-12 and above: Bachelor's degree directly related to this occupation and 1 year of experience
                directly related to this occupation equivalent to the next lower grade level.

                                         Other Requirements:
                                     Click here for more information.
                    Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
                                    A medical examination is required.
                 Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field Position.
   This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet
position requirements for certification at Level 2 in Acquisition Career Field Facilities Engineering within
                                      24 months of entrance on duty.
    Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification
                              Statement for Selective Service Registration.
                                     Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
   Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 180 days beyond the closing
                                         date of this announcement.
 Applicants claiming veteran's preference must clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the
                                  resume/supplemental data submitted.
 Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result
                          in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
                          One year trial/probationary period may be required.

                                 HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

  Resumes will be evaluated for basic qualifications requirements and for the skills needed to perform
 the duties of the position, as described in this vacancy announcement and identified by the Selecting
                                         Official for the position.
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                                   Benefits and Other Info

     The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
                             Comprehensive health and life insurance
                                       Competitive salaries
                                  Generous retirement programs
                           Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
                     Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
                         Paid employment related training and education
                                 Possible student loan repayment
              Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
                   Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

                                     OTHER INFORMATION:
                                     Click here for more information.
 To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your
     entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this
                       announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.
 The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining
                        eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available on
                   Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the
  Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be
  eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or
redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e.,
 retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the
 Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as
                      appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at
                     Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
 Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the
Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government interest.

Other Advantages: The city of Huntsville is nestled between the edge of the Appalachian Mountains
in North Alabama and the Tennessee River. The Huntsville area has one of the largest research parks
in the U.S. It is also home to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, championship golf courses, museums,
     professional theater, symphony, and sport franchises. Additional information is available at

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                                          How To Apply

                                         HOW TO APPLY:
                              Click here for more information.
               Resumes must be received by the closing date of this announcement.
    Self-nomination must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants wishing to withdraw from
      consideration may contact the Central Resume Processing Center at (410) 306- 0137 or
                       Resume must be on file in our centralized database.
                    Announcements close at 12:00am (midnight) Eastern Time.
 You must have an ACTIVE resume with the Army Centralized Resumix database before you submit
  your Self-nomination. If you do not have an ACTIVE resume on file, please click here to use the
                    Army Resume Builder            to create or update your resume.

                                     REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
                       You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
                If selected, official college or university transcript must be submitted.

                                     AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
             Central Resume Processing Center                  Agency Information:
                    Phone: 410-306-0137                 Central Resume Processing Center
            Email:                314 Johnson Street
                                                       Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-

                                     WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
 Once this announcement closes, candidates will be evaluated using an automated system, (Resumix)
 which compares your skills and experience as described in your resume with the requirements of the
    position. If you are found to be a highly qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting
   official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration
 must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an
interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official. You can
   view the status of announcements that you applied for through our automated response system,
                    ANSWER, accessed through our Civilian Personnel On-Line web page.
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