As a Program Manager you will:Serve as a Supervisor/Group Head, providing both technical and administrative supervision including planning/assigning work, planning/setting priorities, developing performance elements, evaluating performance, and providing advice, counsel, or instruction on other work and administrative matters.Serve as a program manager for the research, development, design, acquisition, specification, construction, inspection, installation, certification, testing, overhaul, refueling, operating practices and procedures, maintenance, supply support, service life extension, and ultimate disposition of naval nuclear propulsion plants or other related Program fluid systems.Provide advice, guidance and assistance to program offices or site managers on the interpretation and application of technical requirements and policies, evaluation of modifications and/or alternative approaches, and corrective actions as required.Serve as recognized expert, and develop internal policy guidance and other documents which may lead to changes in policy or program direction.Participate in an advisory capacity and represent the interests and position of the office in meetings, panels, conferences, etc.Direct Program Management functions to include funding and staffing analysis to maintain compliance with applicable regulations.Lead intensive compliance reviews of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program facilities and operational reactors to ensure regulation compliance and ensure the protection of the environment, workforce, and public.Provide technical and management oversight.Develop and mentor junior personnel on Headquarters staff and in field offices.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 level (or equivalent) in the Federal service. Experience should include:Program management functions including: developing and approving policies and requirements; leading regulatory compliance inspections; training personnel; serving in a leadership position which provides program oversight to executive management; and experience developing high performing individuals.Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). You are NOT required to provide a separate narrative response. Rather, your resume must describe how your past experience demonstrates the following KSAs.1. Expert knowledge of leadership and management skills and techniques to successfully manage and lead a team of diverse professionals toward a common goal.2. Extensive knowledge of NNPP regulations, policy, practices, and procedures to effectively develop and promulgate policy and guidance pertaining to NNPP requirements.3. Comprehensive knowledge of technical and administrative requirements for reactor plant operations sufficient to oversee program operations and implement strategies to ensure continued success.4. Expert ability to conduct and lead reviews and inspections at NNPP facilities, and negotiate with management officials to accept and implement recommendations.5. In addition to knowledge of Naval Reactors requirements, comprehensive knowledge of DOE, DON, and other Federal policies in order to represent the NNPP in high-level meetings and discussions.6. Knowledge of safety and radiological safety requirements as they pertain to NNPP laboratories, Shipyards, and Maintenance facilities."Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Time-In-Grade/Band: Current federal employees must meet time-in-grade/time-in-band requirements to be eligible for consideration.CTAP/ICTAP Candidates: To be considered "well qualified", you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement. There is no education requirement for this position. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENTDrug TestingThe position is covered under the DOE Drug-Free Workplace Order 343.1. The tentative selectee must test negative prior to final selection for this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Security ClearanceThis position requires you to obtain and maintain a DOE 'Q' level security clearance/access authorization.Financial DisclosureSubject to Financial Disclosure OGE Form 450.
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•The US Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.•Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.•Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links below or visit the FedsHireVets website.•If you are currently a military member on Active Duty, please refer to the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to see what documentation should be submitted to be considered for appointment under a special Veterans hiring authority.•More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.•Some positions may require completion of a probationary period.•If you believe you are eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM CTAP/ICTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the CTAP or ICTAP programs, your application score must achieve a numerical score of 85 points (not including veterans preference points) on the job specific questions portion of the online questionnaire. You must also submit a copy of the agency notice of separation or intended separation, a copy of your most recent Performance Rating and a copy of your most recent SF-50.•Male applicants born after 12/31/1959, who are required to register with the Selective Service under section 3 of the Military Selective Service Act, must be registered (or must have registered at the time they were required to do so) in order to be eligible for appointment.