The selectee for this position serves as a Supervisory General
Engineer in the Public Works Department (PWD) at Camp Lemonnier of
NAVAL FACILITIES ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC located in Djibouti,
This is a full-time, temporary assignment Not To Exceed (NTE) 1
year. This position is a 100% TDY position at Camp Lemonnier,
Above salary does not include locality. Locality adjustment will
be determined by duty station location once a selection has been
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The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
- Formulates long-range plans and goals for the Production
Division, Facilities Management Division, Facilities Engineer and
Acquisition Division, Environmental Division, and Administrative
- Directs supervisors to allocate manpower and other resources
amongst subordinate branches to make optimal use of manpower,
equipment, and facilities.
- Ensures employee position descriptions and performance
standards are accurate, current, and consistent with policy in
order to evaluate of employee performance.
- Develops annual budget within Navy Working Capital Fund and
General Fund systems that includes projections of workload,
manpower, overhead costs, and revenues.
76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this
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Conditions of Employment
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to
successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must
serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This
requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements
must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of
retired military members within 180 days immediately following
retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions
of 5 United States Code 3326.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide
sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which
you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for
evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to
this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific
when describing your experience.
Applicants must meet the following basic education requirements
of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: This position requires registration as a
Professional Engineer or Architect. Applicants must meet the
following positive education qualifications requirements of the
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards
In Addition, 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 is defined as
experience that is typically in or related to the work of the
position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular
knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the
duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the
following: 1) Technical Expert who oversees facility planning,
design, acquisition, construction, maintenance, and demolition in
the field of engineering; 2) Ensures funding, budgeting, and
administration for the Public Works Department including General
Fund and Navy Working Capital Funds are within compliance and
regulation; 3) Responsible for fiscal planning including budget
support for the Assistant Regional Engineer and the Business
Line/Product Line Coordinators; 4) Provides leadership and
direction for division directors, branch managers, junior officers,
host national managers and second/third level supervision. NOTE:
This information must be supported in your resume to be considered
for the position.
Additional qualification information can be found from the
following Office of Personnel Management website:
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.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce
Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional training,
experience and possibly education. Applicants should meet the DAWIA
Certification requirements for the Facilities Engineering Career
Field and be certified at Level III at the time of application. If
you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Career Field
and Certification Level 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/
A Secret security clearance is a requirement of this position.
Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may
result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you
possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and
termination date in your resume.
Positions that are supervisory/managerial require that first
time supervisors/managers complete a one-year trial/probationary
period if not previously completed in a competitive or other
excepted service position.
Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made
permanent without further competition.
Physical Demands: The work is principally sedentary and requires
observance of minor safety precautions to avoid risks typical of an
office setting (such as carpal tunnel, repetitive stress injury, or
eye strain). Job site visits require walking, crouching, and
Work Environment: The incumbent works in an adequately lighted
ventilated office environment. Work involves occasional to frequent
air travel on both civilian and military aircraft. Job site visits
include exposure to risks associated with these types of work such
as adverse weather, high noise, dust, confide spaces, work aloft.
Typical construction hazards and area specific disease such as
malaria. The use of personal protective equipment is required.
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+)