The selectee for this position will serve as a Physical Science Technician in the Radiological Control Office of PSNS and IMF.
This position will require 22-26 weeks of 'off-yard training' in Norfolk, VA.
A 'Continued Service Agreement' for the off-yard training is required to be signed.
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You will oversee the performance of work on reactor plant systems.
You will perform measurements with instruments that detect radiation.
You will check work sites within ships and facilities to ensure proper care of radioactive materials.
You will advise workers regarding controls for handling radioactive materials.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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1311 Physical Science Technician
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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Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
See Other Information section for additional requirements.
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.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final 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.
You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
Work is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present (e.g. fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals). You will be required to participate in medical surveillance programs.
This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE ANNOUNCEMENT. Section 1125 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 authorizes the Secretary of Defense to recruit and appoint qualified candidates directly to positions in the competitive service at any domestic Defense Industrial Base Facility or Major Range and Test Facilities Base. Competitive rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process.
This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer.
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.
Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade, level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.
Minimum qualification requirements are as follows:
For the GS-4 position:
Your resume must demonstrate at least 6 months general experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-03) level or pay band, and 6 months specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-03) level or pay band in the Federal, private or public sector: performing basic standardization checks and utilizing manual or automated systems to ensure results of analysis and document procedures applied are correctly recorded in accordance with standardized procedures and operations.
Successful completion of 2 years of education above the high school level that included at least 12 semester hours in any combination of courses such as physical science, engineering, or any branch of mathematics, except financial and commercial mathematics.
For the GS-5 position:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-04), level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector: conducting radiation control surveillance of activities, personnel and materials to ensure "radiological control inspection requirements" are appropriately recorded, maintained and met.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study above the high school level leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with a major study in an appropriate field of physical science, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as physical science, engineering, or any branch of mathematics, except financial and commercial mathematics.
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.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
See the Office of Personnel Management's General Policies for information on crediting education.
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