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Program Support Specialist

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Department Of Defense Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position: This position is in downtown Baltimore at the Baltimore District, Corps of Engineers and is located near Baltimore's Inner Harbor and famous Lexington Market. It is close to Orioles Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens. Paid parking is nearby and Mass Transit subsidy is also available. The Baltimore area is home to Johns Hopkins, University of Baltimore, Towson University, Loyola, and Goucher College; and numerous cultural attractions.

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  • Provide and secure substantive personnel management and administrative services required to support the Division mission.

  • Plan, coordinate, and perform work involving personnel management functions and a variety of other administrative functions including property management, security matters, and logistical support.

  • Independently respond to inquiries and administrative concerns/problems for the Division and Field personnel.

  • Oversee and coordinate the employee performance management program, providing advice and guidance to managers regarding the establishment and propriety of employee performance plans and ratings.

  • Review all personnel actions, recruitment strategies, selection criteria and selections submitted by management within Operations Division for procedural and regulatory compliance.

  • Mentor other project specialist/assistants in the District on processes and automated systems supporting personnel actions.

  • Assist personnel with pay problems through coordination with supervisors, Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) in the Resources Management Office (RMO) and Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) staff.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.


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 Employees

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans 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.

GS-09 Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) supporting senior level management by providing administrative, clerical and/or program support at the Branch or Division level; (2) using automated systems to compile technical data; and (3) preparing recruitment packages and managing tracking systems of various staffing actions, such as recruitments, selections, details, and/or promotions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).


Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. [remove LL.B or J.D., if unrelated] in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as: [insert applicable field(s) of study].


Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Personnel and Human Resources

  • Self Management

  • Technical Competence

  • Writing

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).


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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. For further information, visit:

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Program Support Specialist

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