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Supervisory Chemist

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Department Of Defense Aberdeen Proving Ground , MD 21005

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position:

The mission of the Army Public Health Center is to promote health and prevent diseases, injuries, and the disability of Soldiers and military retirees, their Families, and Department of the Army Civilian employees; and assure effective execution of full spectrum veterinary service for Army and Department of Defense Veterinary missions.

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Serves as Chief, Client Services Division (CSD). Responsible for planning, directing, and supervising the accomplishment of the following major functions: expert consultation on environmental and occupational laboratory analysis, and development of novel sampling and analysis techniques. Plans work to be accomplished by setting priorities and preparing schedules and approving plans of action. Assigns broad work responsibilities to subordinates, evaluates all employee performance, prepares and implements training plans, gives advice, counsel, coaching and training. Develops plans for meeting rapidly changing mission needs and takes action to align resources with the demands. Ensures compliance with quality system and laboratory accreditation requirements. Utilizes Laboratory Information Management Systems to manage workload and review management reports. Determines and justifies requirements for budget, personnel, space, and equipment for senior management. Continuously reviews operations to insure that functions are accomplished expeditiously, economically, efficiently, and in accordance with established quality and customer requirements. Reviews work for quality and accomplishment of objectives. Remains abreast of technology developments that will enhance mission accomplishment and maintain the Center's status as a leader In Public Health laboratory analysis. Leads efforts to market directorate services to potential users. Helps develop promotional strategies and material; makes presentations on directorate capabilities to high level visitors to the Center and to high-level officials at installations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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    1320 Chemistry

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Secret security clearance required.
  • 10% duty travel required.


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

  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • People with Disabilities, Schedule A

  • 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 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.

Education Requirement:

Successfully completed a degree in physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering that included 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics.


possess a combination of education and experience -- course work equivalent to a major as shown in above, including at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics, plus appropriate experience or additional education.


One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service which includes work that involves 1) providing analytical support and advice to internal staff and external customers for environmental and/or occupational health samples, 2) managing a team of laboratory personnel, 3) developing a professional relationship with laboratory customers, and 4) managing diverse technical projects.

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

  • Chemistry

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Managing Human Resources

  • 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-13).


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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Supervisory Chemist

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Department Of Defense