Management Support Specialist

US Government, Department of the Army

About the Position: Responsible for a wide variety of personnel and administrative management support and advisory functions and services as the point of contact for assigned areas of responsibility. Provides training and technical guidance to staff pertaining to the DoD Performance Management Appraisal Program (DPMAP) and Honorary Incentive Awards. Tracks and coordinates personnel actions. Knowledge of hiring strategies and processes.


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Job Grade: 9
Total Openings: 1


Serves as a the Management Support Specialist for the Admin Chief/Executive Officer of the Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Lab, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Serves as reports management assistant responsible for the preparation of a wide range of division management reports in DCPDS such as: CSU, Business Objects Reporting and Admin Tool.

Serves as DTS and DMLSS point of contact approver.

Serves as the program manager/coordinator for the Performance Management and Incentive Award program.

Advises on the development of internal policies, and Standard Operating Procedures for the Commander, while ensuring full compliance with DOD, Army and OPM processes, regulations, and guidelines.

Maintains internal suspense for the submission of required employee actions, and follows through with responsible supervisors and individuals to assure that deadlines are met.


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 EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes tracking personnel actions. Utilize automated systems to perform data collection. Resolve problems in a personnel/administrative environment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Data Systems and ManagementManagement SupportPersonnel and Human ResourcesProgram Management 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-07). Separated Military Members: Resumes will be accepted from members of the Armed Forces who indicate in their applications that they are available for appointment within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. Military members may be appointed while on terminal/transitional leave, before the effective date of their military retirement/separation. Military Retirees: Within the DoD (Department of Defense), including non-appropriated fund positions, the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following the retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326 or 5 U.S.C. 5305.

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