This position is located in the Office of Ship Operations, Office of the Deputy Associate Administrator for Federal Sealift, Office of the Associate Administrator for Strategic Sealift, Maritime Administration (MARAD).
The mission of the Division Offices (Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific) is to ensure that all of the Region's ship operations and maintenance programs (including commercial ship repair and alteration, maintenance, vessel operations, vessel layup, vessel reactivation, vessel husbanding, vessel mooring, vessel construction, logistics support, voyage repairs, subsidized repairs, ship sale requirements, mission readiness, operational reliability, ship manager oversight, contractor oversight, quality assurance, and customer satisfaction for all vessels assigned to the Region and the Reserve Fleet activities) are properly surveyed, planned, monitored, staffed, supervised, and executed.
This custody operation includes security; preservation; maintenance; readiness assessment; and accountability of Government property, management of the budget, and procurement activities.This position is established to serve as a primary managing field official for all ship operations, repair, conversion, and other industrial projects for assigned ships and/or projects.The ideal candidate is a senior level individual with experience in the management of ship operations, repair, conversion, and industrial projects for assigned ships and/or projects.PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy may be used to fill similar positions within 60 days for this location.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the education or specialized experience requirements.For the GS-13, to qualify on Experience, you must have one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, it must include: Experience in Commercial Port Engineer or Marine Surveyor with a Steamship Company; Shipboard Licensed Engineering Officer in Merchant Marine; USCG or Classification Society Vessel Inspections; Commercial Shipyard Repair/Ship Construction Project Management; Ship Superintendent of a Steamship Company.
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.For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of closing date of the announcement.
Graduation transcript must be received before start date.Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.