QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST


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    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.
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    Responsibilities

    As a Quality Assurance Specialist, your duties may include, but not limited to:
    • Plan and conduct quality program audits of various systems, programs, and processes;
    • Utilize a variety of administrative, analytical, and technical methods and techniques to insure the quality and reliability of products;
    • Plans and conducts scheduled procedure evaluations for compliance and program operation adequacy;
    • Initiates appropriate level of corrective action requests and action letters for deficiencies identified;
    • Prepare written reports, memoranda and correspondence detailing results of audits;
    • Analyzes and develops budget exhibits and budget justifications, including developing reclaims/issue papers to program budget marks;
    • Reviewing contractor's production activities and capability in light of contract quality requirements;
    • Insuring contractor understands the contractual requirements;
    • Analyzing quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends;
    • You will ensure compliance to instructions, procedures, processes and quality programs fully comply with all requirements necessary to support different certifications;


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

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    3

  • Job family (Series)
    1910 Quality Assurance

  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Must be a US Citizen.
    • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
    • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
    • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
    • 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.
    • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field H (Production, Quality and Manufacturing), Level I or II. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
    • 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 position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.
    • These positions require Security Clearance depending on the position that you are being selected for you may be required to obtain and maintain a Secret, Top Secret Security Clearance, or Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.

    Qualifications
    Your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the NH-02 (GS-11 equivalent) or NH-03 (GS-13 equivalent) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Performing work involved in planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products required by Federal agencies.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
    Administrative and Management Positions: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN

    Individual Occupational Requirements for Quality Assurance Series, 1910: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1900/quality-assurance-series-1910/

    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
    Education
    Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical sciences, textiles, or other fields related to the position.


    Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows for GS-05: Applicants may substitute the following education for the required experience, provided it demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position: 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with major study in quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical science, textiles, or other fields related to the position OR a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

    Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows for GS-07: Applicants may substitute the following education for the required experience, provided it demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position: 1 full year of graduate level education which includes major study in quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical science, textiles, or other fields related to the position or a bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement that includes major study in quality assurance or related field OR a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

    Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows for GS-09: Applicants may substitute the following education for the required experience, provided it demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position: master's or equivalent graduate degree which includes or is supplemented by major study major study in quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical science, textiles, or other fields related to the position or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which includes major study in quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical science, textiles, or other fields related to the position or LL.B. or J.D., if directly related to the position OR a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

    Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows for GS-11: Applicants may substitute the following education for the required experience, provided it demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of the position: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree which includes or is supplemented by major study in quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical science, textiles, or other fields related to the position or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which includes major study in quality assurance, statistics, mathematics, production management, industrial management, computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physical science, textiles, or other fields related to the position or LL.M., if directly related to the position OR a combination of experience and education as described above that equates to one year of experience.

    Additional information

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Several vacancies may be filled.

    You may be required to obtain and maintain certain certifications that are required for the performance of the job- You will be notified of any certifications required during the interview process.

    Positions may or may not have a control point within bands

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

    A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized.

    Positions may be filled at the NH-II or NH-III, or GS-5 thru GS-13 level.

    Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.

    This is a Flyer/standing register used to fill potential positions at various locations within NAVSEA as vacancies occur. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this flyer. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on location of position.

    The pay band equivalencies are as follow:
    NH-II is equivalent to GS-5 - GS-11 / Basic Pay Range NH-II: $ 28,945 - 68,983
    NH-III is equivalent to GS-12 - GS-13 / Basic Pay Range NH-III: $63,600 - $98,317

    General Schedule Basic Pay Range are as follows:
    GS-5 Basic Pay Range: $28,945 - $37,630
    GS-6 Basic Pay Range: $32,264 - $41,939
    GS-7 Basic Pay Range: $35,854 - $46,609
    GS-9 Basic Pay Range: $43,857 - 57,015
    GS-11 Basic Pay Range: $53,062 - $68,983
    GS-12 Basic Pay Range: $63,600 - $82,680
    GS-13 Basic Pay Range: $75,628 - $98,317

    Pay will vary by General Schedule/Pay Band and geographic location.

    Vacancies in the following locations:
    Groton, CT
    Washington Navy Yard, DC
    Panama City, FL
    Indian Head, MD
    Bath, ME
    Pascagoula, MS
    Portsmouth, NH
    Morristown, NJ
    Philadelphia, PA
    Dahlgren, VA
    Newport News, VA
    Wallops Island, VA
    Norfolk, VA
    Arlington, VA
    Hampton, VA
    San Diego, CA
    Mobile, AL
    Lockport, LA
    New Orleans, LA


    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf .

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    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.

    As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.

    If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All qualification requirements must be met before being considered for any vacancies.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this flyer will result in loss of consideration.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    No

  • Required Documents
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    A COMPLETE RESUME IS REQUIRED. Your resume must show relevant experience (cover letter optional) where you worked, job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week & salary. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade level i.e. GS-0201-09. Note: Only the last resume received will be reviewed.

    YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are required to include the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the human resources office in determining your eligibility and qualifications.

    DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE?
    You must submit a copy of your license or certificate in your application package.

    ARE YOU QUALIFYING BASED ON EDUCATION or A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE?
    You must submit a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate course listing. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html . All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.

    ARE YOU AN ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBER? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

    Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Help Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    Help How to Apply

    INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT RESUME AND UNOFFICIAL OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT THROUGH EMAIL TO:

    NAVSEA1910FLY@navy.mil

    Facsimile applications will not be considered.

    NOTE: You will need to identify on your resume the location(s) and grade(s) that you would be interested in.

    To receive consideration, you must include the following information in your resume
    • Email address and day and evening telephone numbers on your resume.
    • Desired Location(s) from location list above.
    All resumes/applications must be received no later than the close date of this flyer.

    It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, are received, legible, and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.

    Failure to submit a complete application package will result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

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    Agency contact information NAVSEA19 Headquarters

    Phone
    (202) 781-4479
    Email
    NAVSEA1910FLY@navy.mil

    Address

    NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND
    1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE
    Washington, DC 20376
    US

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    Next steps

    Qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

    Our evaluation will be based on the information you provide. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability, and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers.

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    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.


    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov . For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510433100 . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Company
Naval Sea Systems Command
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Mobile, AL, US