Protocol Specialist


Vacancy ID: 1913137   Announcement Number: SWH817PH8835361913137   USAJOBS Control Number: 465625400

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This is the Vacancy Identification Number: 1913137
1. Title of Job

Protocol Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


12

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date


18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

Please be advised that your answer to this question is NOT part of your official application for employment.  Your answer to this question is considered confidential information that will not be available to hiring officials, and will NOT be used in any hiring decision.  The data collected will only be used to assist us in developing an effective recruitment strategy. 

 

Please indicate how you first became aware of employment opportunities at the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) by selecting only one response: (Where prompted for additional information, please list the number of your response and then explain your answer in the comment block below)    
01 DCMA’s Recruitment Page (www.DCMACareers.com)
02 DCMA’s Home Page (www.DCMA.mil)
03 www.USAJobs.gov
04 Job Search or Job Board website (Specify website, i.e. Monster, InDeed, etc.)
05 Social media (Specify social media, i.e. LinkedIN, Twitter, etc.)
06 Internet Banner Ad, or other hyperlink (Specify website)
07 Other website (Specify website)
08 Career Fair or Career Expo (Please list sponsoring organization and/or date)
09 Professional Organization or Affinity Group (Specify organization)
10 Conference exposition booth (Please list conference)
11 Conference information session/presentation (Please list conference)
12 Speech or other non-recruitment related presentation by DCMA representative
13 Campus visit by DCMA Recruiter (Please identify the school)
14 Campus Presentation and/or Information Session (Please identify the school)
15 Campus Employment Assistance/Placement Office, or Career Counselor (Please identify the school)
16 Student Organization (Please identify organization/school)
17 Print advertisement (Please list magazine, newspaper, etc.)
18 DCMA printed literature, promotional item, or other hand-out
19 Federal, state, or local Job Information Center or Employment Office
20 Military Transition Assistance Program (TAP) and/or Military Family and Readiness Office (Specify military installation)
21 Veteran employment assistance program or vocational rehabilitation program (Specify program)
22 DCMA Recruiter contact
23 Friend or family member working for DCMA
24 Other DCMA employee
25 Exposure to DCMA through previous employment in defense industry
26 Source not listed, or Other (Please explain)

20. Occupational Specialties


001 Protocol Specialist

21. Geographic Availability


511006149 Fort Lee, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment in the Federal Government or Status for referral consideration. Please respond yes or no to the following questions. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THESE QUESTIONS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBILE RATING. NOTE: You must submit the required documentation to verify your eligibility as indicated below. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for consideration. See instructions under the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1.

Current Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee - I am a current DCMA employee with competitive status (includes DCMA employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment). This also includes current DCMA employees with excepted service status on a VRA appointment. (SF-50 block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"; or "2" for employees on a VRA appointment). (NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your latest SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package).

2.

Reinstatement - I am a former Federal service employee who attained career status on a permanent, competitive status appointment OR had obtained career-conditional status and is within three years of the date of separation.
(NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a copy of your latest SF-50 that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package).

3.

30% Disabled Veteran - I am a disabled veteran rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as having a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more or a disabled veteran who retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30% or more; AND my discharge was under conditions other than dishonorable. (NOTE: If you respond "yes" to this statement, you MUST submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA), or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that you have a service-connected disability of 30% or more along with your application/resume package.)

4.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) - I am a current or former Federal employee displaced from a position in a Non-DoD Federal agency (e.g. IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) in the same local commuting area of this vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under ICTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and if they are found to be well-qualified for this vacancy. (NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this statement, you MUST submit a copy of the appropriate documentation such as a reduction-in-force (RIF) separation notice, a SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. Also, you must submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record along with your application/resume package.)

5.

PPP Military Spouse - I am registered in the DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.

Thank you for your interest in a Protocol Specialist, GS-0301-12 position with the Defense Contract Management Agency.

We will evaluate your resume and your response to this Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates the ability to perform the work of a Protocol Specialist at the GS-12 level or equivalent pay system in the federal service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal service which includes experience coordinating reservations (hotel, flights, car rental, etc) and planning, coordinating and executing social functions and special events for distinguished visitors such as high ranking domestic and foreign military and civilian visitors which may include Senators, Congressmen, Generals, etc.
B. I do not possess the experience listed above.

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment. Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

A- Yes.
B- No.

2. This position requires travel to other duty locations approximately 5% of the time. Are you able and willing to travel to other duty locations 5% of the time?

3. This position requires a Non-Critical Sensitive secret security clearance. Are you willing and able to complete the requirements to occupy a Non-Critical sensitive secret security clearance?

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume.

A- I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Collaborate with all organizations of the agency to plan ceremonies, meetings, conferences and social functions to include foreign and domestic VIP's.

5. Analyze needs of conference /meeting groups in order to make arrangements for social events and/or needed policy change recommendations.

6. Perform cost/economic analyses and site research in order to make recommendations to senior leaders.

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

7. Ensure proper recognition and treatment of visitors including general/flag officers, Senior Executive Service and legislative employees from many branches of the U.S. Government, private sector, and foreign dignitaries.

8. Ensure arrangements and details are tailored to each particular event while working with a wide range of people and organizations.

9. Analyze and originate ways of hosting people in accordance with protocol etiquette, governing rules and regulations, correspondence formats, and /or security requirements.

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

10. Coordinate visits by VIP's organizing logistics such as parking, security notifications, seating diagrams, etc.

11. Coordinate with facilities to ensure adequate space is available to meet the customer's requirements.

12. Apply complex fact finding, analytical and problem solving methods and techniques to ensure the highest level of conference planning and execution.

For each task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

13. Advise senior staff on protocol to ensure command objectives are fulfilled.

14.

Plan, script and orchestrate ceremonies to host government civilian retirement ceremonies, military and civilian award presentations, and related functions.

 


15. Articulate specific facts and gain approval of proposed plans and projects.

16. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rater lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and I no longer wish to be considered for this position.