You will serve as a Foreign Affairs Specialist in the International Programs Office of MARCORSYSCOM.
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You will brief superiors on guidance regarding development, execution, and closure of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) within the International Programs Office.
You will serve as an authoritative source of information to the organization at converences and meetings.
You will aid in the lifecycle support of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases (e.g., development, reconciliation and closing) using automated systems (e.g., Defense Security Assistance Management System [DSAMS]).
You will develop Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases in Defense Security Assistance Managment System (DSAMS).
You will develop detailed plans, goals and objectives for short and long-range implementation of FMS cases.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0130 Foreign Affairs
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
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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.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final SECRET security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
This position may require occasional travel (4-5 days per month) from normal duty station.
You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
You must be able to obtain an International Affiars Certification Level III.
You must be able to obtain Security Assistance Workforce Development Level IV.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the (GS-11) grade level or (NH-02) pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs; developing objectives for short and long-range implementation of FMS cases; AND providing subject matter expertise regarding the development, execution and closure of FMS cases.
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.
Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess a degree with a major or equivalent, or a combination of courses totaling at least 24 semester hours, in international law and international relations, political science, economics, history, sociology, geography, social or cultural anthropology, law, statistics, or in the humanities; or 12 semester hours in one of the above disciplines and 12 semester hours in statistics/quantitative methods; OR possess a combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, or a combination of related course totaling at least 24 semester hours, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education; OR have four years of appropriate experience in one or more of the fields listed above in work associated with international organizations, problems, or other aspects of foreign affairs.
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