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Army Installation Management Command Plans and Operations Officer in Fort Bliss, Texas

Summary About the Position: Serve as Chief, Plans and Operations Division, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at a large garrison. Providing execution of operational, emergency and disaster plans and policies for garrison and units to include: anti-terrorism/force protection planning; mobilization; contingency plans; military support to civil authority; Organizational Inspection Program; taskings; stationing and force development; ceremonies; and installation operations center. Responsibilities Develops emergency plans and procedures for the effective use of Army resources during no-plan situations. Coordinates with other activities the relocation of existing units, activation and stationing of new units, and absorption of newly created units into the Army structure. Facilitates for the garrison executive agency responsibilities in the areas of combating terrorism/force protection and domestic emergencies. Provides overall continuity for operational, emergency and disaster preparedness planning and execution functions, unit mobilization actions, contingency planning, support to civil authority, and ceremonies. Plans, oversees, assigns, and evaluates work of subordinates in the unit and assures reasonable equity among subordinates of performance standards and rating techniques developed. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes experience providing support for effective execution of operational, emergency, contingency and disaster readiness. Coordinating operational and emergency contingency plans for preparedness of crisis situations. Developing emergency plans and procedures in the areas of terrorism/force protection and domestic emergencies. Providing resolution for problems that occur as operations, deployments, mobilization, contingency exercises and readiness training are conducted.. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-13). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Decision MakingManaging Human ResourcesOral CommunicationOrganizational AwarenessPlanning and Evaluating 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-13). Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy. Position is eligible for Situational Telework only, including emergency OPM prescribed "Unscheduled Telework". Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit