Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Responsibilities Please note, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Agency is operating in a maximum telework posture for all telework ready employees occupying a telework eligible position. If selected at the GS-11 level, duties will be performed in a developmental capacity Serves as a DLA Energy-Middle East planning advisor and consultant to forward/deployed element of the Directorate of Operations and Logistics, CENTCOM (CCJ4), advising on bulk petroleum in support of war planning and contingency operation efforts. Participates in CENTCOM Time Phased Force and Deployment Data (TPFDD) conferences when required. Resolves operations plan shortfalls, limitation and other conditions that impact DLA Energy-Middle East (ME)'s ability to perform its wartime bulk petroleum logistics support mission. Continually monitors DLA Energy-ME planning and new business initiatives to provide information for CENTCOM, DLA senior managers, support staff, Military Services, Federal Civilian Agencies, Foreign Allies, the Joint Staff, and top DoD officials. Adjudicates interpretive differences among DLA Energy-ME subordinate elements regarding DoD, DLA and DLA Energy-ME policy and guidance as they affect operational, contingency, exercise, and support planning. Ensures DLA Energy-ME's forward support capability is articulated, resolves operation plan shortfalls, limitations and other conditions that impact on DLA Energy-ME's ability to perform its wartime bulk petroleum logistics support mission. Evaluates CENTCOM operations plans and determines DLA Energy- ME's supporting tasks and missions through day-to-day analysis and periodic testing during JCS and Combatant Command sponsored exercises. Prepares After Action Reports (AAR) and maintain data base to use as a basis for improving and revising DLA Energy-ME doctrine, directives, instructions, or Support Plans, Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To qualify for a Logistics Management Specialist GS-0346-11/12 your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: - GS-11: With assistance, utilizes analytical and statistical methods and techniques to conduct detailed analysis of bulk petroleum wartime requirements, formulate feasibility and sustainability assessments, identify problems, recommends solutions and direct complex studies to support bulk petroleum management concepts and policies. - GS-12: Interpedently utilizes analytical and statistical methods and techniques to conduct detailed analysis of bulk petroleum wartime requirements, formulate feasibility and sustainability assessments, identify problems, recommends solutions and direct complex studies to support bulk petroleum management concepts and policies. B. Education Substitution: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess: - GS-11: 3 full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. - GS-12: Education cannot be used in lieu of specialized experience. C. Combination: Combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements for grade levels GS-11 and may be computed by first determining the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grade GS-11. 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). 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. This is an Expeditionary Civilian (EC) position and the incumbent will be designated as (EE, NCE, etc.). In the event of a crisis situation, the incumbent may be required to deploy via temporary reassignment or be required to stay in place to support contingency operations. The incumbent may be required to take part in readiness exercises. This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively; therefore, the position requires the incumbent to be screened from military recall. Military Reservists selected for an EC position must arrange for a military deployment waiver from the Secretary Service level or transfer to the IRR Standby Reserve prior to appointment to an EC position. The waiver or transfer will remain in effect while assigned to the EC position. This requirement must be met prior to placement in an EC position. Positions identified as EE are subject to deployment to combat support situations. Deployment will be via Temporary Duty (TDY) orders. Deployment may entitle the employee to additional monetary compensation dependent upon the deployment location. Additional allocations are based on the Department of State's determination of a combat zone. Education Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application. GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study. FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Additional Information For an explanation of the overseas entitlements, please review the information in the following link:http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/overseas.aspx U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement. Ordinarily Resident is defined as a U.S. citizen who is locally resident; and, has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and, is subject to host country employment and tax laws. Pay Retention will be extended to an eligible employee who applies through a formal recruitment program and is selected for a position at an overseas location. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V536.pdf For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx. As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.