Salary $77,488 - $100,739 a year job type full-time
Full job description
A successful candidate in this position will lead a team of highly specialized protective force, which is responsible for the safe and secure transportation of classified and or hazardous nuclear material.
As a lead nuclear materials courier (mbf), you will:
Responsible for leading all courier personnel assigned to work under the employee`s command on specific transportation missions (convoys).
Leads all courier personnel on specific transportation missions (convoys) engaging in the safe and secure transportation of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapon components, and/or special nuclear material.
Identifies and obtains resources needed to accomplish individual mission requirements; develop and execute operational, security, and tactical plans for assigned convoys.
Directs and coordinates the work of all agents while on mission operations, assess employee competencies, and recommend training as necessary to ensure that staff capabilities are consistent with mission requirements.
50% or less - you may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (series)
0084 nuclear materials courier
Conditions of employment
Subject to random drug testing
Must pass a pre-employment drug test.
Favorable suitability determination required.
Must be able to obtain/maintain a q level security clearance.
You must be a united states citizen.
This employer participates in the e-verify program.
Males must abide by selective service registration requirements.
Compliance with homeland security presidential directive (hspd-12) governing personal identity which will require that you provide two forms of identification.
Human reliability program (hrp) position and is subject to annual physical, psychological testing and evaluation.
Must possess or acquire a valid state motor vehicle operator`s license; have a satisfactory driving record; be able to obtain/maintain a commercial driver?s license (cdl).
Occasional exposure to potential dangers from explosives and radioactive and toxic materials.
The department of energy requires that persons employed in courier positions meet on continuing basis its physical requirements, weapons qualifications, and first aid training requirements.
Required to carry a firearm and maintain qualifications on assigned weapons.
This position is designated as a primary position and is covered by the retirement provisions of 5 usc 8336 (c).
The ost mission is performed on a 24-hour, 7 days a week basisAll employees are subject to participation in both scheduled and unscheduled emergency response exercises and events.
Specialized experience requirements
A qualified candidate`s online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower national nuclear security administration (nnsa) demonstration project pay band or gs grade level in the federal service, i.e., nv-02 or gs-11Specialized experience for this position is defined as: systems level technical expertise on the functional requirements, capabilities, and operations of multiple security, safety, emergency management, and communications systems employed in the safe and secure transportation of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons components, and special nuclear materials.
Examples of specialized experience:
Assignments that required inspection, testing, and operation of complex mechanical, electrical, and electronic devices
Inspection of shipment vehicles and cargo configuration and tie-downs
Develop and lead tactical responses to specific threats
`experience` refers to paid and unpaid experienceExamples 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 organizationsVolunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employmentYou will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Ctap/ictap candidates: to be considered `well qualified` you must meet all of the requirements as described in this sectionIf you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ictap or ctap, you must meet the definition of `well qualified` which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
The u.sDepartment of energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to applyFor more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the fedshirevets website.
If you believe that you are eligible for the interagency career transition assistance program (ictap), please visit the opm ictap/ctap website for more informationIn order to be considered under the ictap program, your application must score within the pre-established `well qualified` category as stated in the qualifications section.
More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.
Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.
All males born after december 31,1959 must abide by laws regarding selective service registrationTo learn more about this law, visit the selective service web page, who must registerIf you are not registered and don`t have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the federal government.
Eeo policy: click here.
Reasonable accommodation policy: click here.
Veterans information: click here.
Telework: click here.
Selective service registration: click here.
Information about the nnsa demonstration project can be found by clicking here.
How you will be evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The department of energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this positionThen, the hr office and/or subject matter expert (sme) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.
Merit promotion procedures: if you are minimally qualified for this job, your responses to the self-assessment questions (true/false, yes/ no, multiple choice questions) will be evaluated to determine if you are a best qualified candidateIf you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this jobDue weight will also be given to federal employees, when applicable, for performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 cfr § 335.103(b)(3)Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements and current employees must have at least a fully successful or equivalent performance rating to receive consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):
Public safety and security
Non-competitive procedures: if you are applying under a non-competitive or special hiring authority, you will still be required to answer the assessment questionsHowever, you will not be evaluated against the rating and ranking criteriaYour resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you are minimally qualified for this jobVeterans` preference will be applied when required by the hiring authority (e.g., vra, schedule a).
All qualified non-competitive applicants and the best qualified merit promotion and veoa applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.
Career transition assistance programs: to receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet the eligibility criteria; and 2) be rated `well-qualified`, which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date ( 10/04/2021) of this announcement.
If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated `ineligible`, `not qualified`, or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
Background checks and security clearance
Q access authorization
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Critical-sensitive (cs)/high risk
Trust determination process
Credentialing, suitability/fitness, national security
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
All applicants: you must submit a resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.
Your resume shall list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of each employer.
For all types of work experience, you shall indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.
For paid work experience, you shall indicate your starting salary for each position and the highest salary you earned (if different).
Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).
You may list all incentive awards on your resume.
For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this usajobs resume tutorial video on youtube.
Nnsa will accept a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a usajobs resume builder format)You will be notified at the time you click `apply online` which type of resume is acceptableIt is important that you are complete and thorough in your resumeIf any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.
Cover letter, optional, expressing additional information not covered in your resume.
Transcripts, if specific educational requirements are indicated in this job announcementUnofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned (semester or quarter hour) and final grade is acceptableIt is your responsibility to provide adequate proof that you meet the educational requirements.
Submit one or more of the following to support your eligibility(s) to announcement:
Sf-50, `notification of personnel action` (current/former federal employees):
To properly verify status eligibility, your sf-50 must show the followingIf you do not submit an appropriate sf-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility! full position title; appointment type; occupational series; pay plan, grade, and step; tenure code; and service computation date (scd).
If your current position sf50 does not indicate you have competitive service status or does not reflect the pay plan and grade of the highest position you have held in the competitive service, in addition to your current sf50, you must provide your previous sf-50s that provide the proof of competitive status and highest grade held on a permanent basis.
Veterans: dd-214 member copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service; current active duty members- certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions dated within 120 days; sf-15 form and related documentation; va letterFor more information visit the usajobs help center & opm chcoc website for vow information.
Individuals with disabilities: schedule a letter from a physician, local, state or federal rehabilitation office citing your eligibility under 5 cfr 213.3102 (u)For more information visit the usajobs help center.
Certain military spouses: permanent change of station (pcs) orders authorizing you to accompany the military member to the new duty permanent station; or verification of the member`s 100% disability (va letter); and/or verification of the member`s death while on active duty (dd-1300 and death certificate) and verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage)For more information visit the usajobs help center.
Other non-competitive or special appointing authorities: provide documentation which supports your eligibility.
Career transition assistance program/interagency career transition assistance program documentation, if applicable(e.g., certification of expected separation, reduction-in-force separation notice, or notice of proposed removal; sf-50 that documents the rif separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.) for more information see the opm guide to career transition.
Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application packageIt is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the u.sDepartment of education in order for it to be credited towards qualificationsTherefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the u.sDepartment of education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the u.sGovernment provides employees with a comprehensive benefits packageAs a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewardingOpens in a new windowlearn more about federal benefits.
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This job is open to
Career transition (ctap, ictap, rpl)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a `surplus` or `displaced` employee.
Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.
Clarification from the agency
Current nnsa federal employees with competitive status onlyNnsa employees with ctap or rpl eligibility.