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Staff Action Specialist

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Department Of Defense Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position: Serve as the senior Staff Action Specialist for the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC), established to lead the Army's future force modernization enterprise. Providing expert staff support in the review, coordination, tasking, and monitoring of key AFC programs, initiatives, and projects requiring Command Group attention.

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You will serve as the integral AFC advisor and expert consultant regarding the execution of the Command's internal and external operational and individual augmentation requirement tasking program and suspense control system. Manages, develops, integrates, and plans projects, actions, and activities, which; by the nature of the AFC force modernization mission, are highly complex and often unprecedented. Conducts comprehensive functional and operational analysis of tasking projects; whereby, the diversity, breadth, and intensity of initiatives often require considerable research and input from other analysts and subject matter experts. Provides authoritative Command guidance and instructions, as well as policy interpretation regarding final task execution. Proactively influences the quality of products presented for final review and final signature. Reviews subject matter content submitted, in response to novel and complex tasks, and resolves controversial and/or highly sensitive matters that potentially impact Command final decisions.

Travel Required
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

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

  • Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08). Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 17-Nov-2011.

  • Top Secret Clearance (SCI)

  • Drug testing


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-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

  • 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.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: 1) Overseeing, reviewing, coordinating, tasking and monitoring an organizations programs, initiatives and projects; 2) experience in oral and written communications sufficient to develop policies, directives, and procedures; 3) to prepare correspondence addressing complex and controversial issues; and 4) to prepare and present briefings for various levels of management.

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

  • Administration and Management

  • Oral Communication

  • Project Management

  • Written Communication

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-13).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

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Staff Action Specialist

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