The selectee in this position will serve as a Supervisory
General Engineer/Architect at Camp Lemonnier of NAVAL FACILITIES
ENG COMMAND ATLANTIC.
This is a full-time temporary assignment not-to-exceed 1 year.
This position is a 100% TDY position at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti,
The above salary does not include locality. Locality adjustment
will be determined by duty location once a selection has been
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The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
- Enforce all technical and administrative provisions involving
multiple engineering disciplines related to the management of
assigned construction and design contracts.
- Review and approve the PWD position concerning contractor
entitlement for change through interpretation of formal clauses and
the technical requirements of plans and specifications.
- Serve as mediator and arbitrator on difficult issues in order
to field questions, de-conflict the issues, and defend policy on
- Ensure projects are tracked using appropriate NAVFAC software
tools such as the ieFACMAN suit (eProjects/eContract).
Assign work to subordinates based on priorities taking into
consideration the difficulties and requirements of assignments,
type of existing workload, and the capabilities of the
76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this
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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/.
- Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must
serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This
requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements
must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
- 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.
- Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective
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.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: This position requires registration as a
professional engineer/architect. It is strongly recommended that
you provide a copy of your registration with your application.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of experience
equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service by performing
the following duties: 1) Managing or assisting in the management of
a diverse team of architects and engineers professionals and
technicians engaged in the execution of facilities projects,
adhering to cost, quality, and schedule requirements; 2) Providing
technical consultant-level support for planning, design,
construction, and environmental programs associated with complex
industrial and operational facilities and equipment; 3) Identifying
resource requirements for projects (manpower and dollars) and
recommends appropriate changes to solve complicated technical,
budget or resource issues; 4) Preparing and presenting high level
reports/briefs on project status, including recommendations for
solutions to problems involving project scope, funding, etc. NOTE:
THIS INFORMATION MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED
FOR THE POSITION.
Additional qualification information can be found from the
following Office of Personnel Management website:
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.
Must be a US Citizen.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial
Who May Apply: Current, permanent career or career-conditional
civilian employees of Naval Facilities Engineering Command
(NAVFAC). Note: Your most recent Notification of Personnel Action,
SF-50, must show NV25 in block 47 (Agency Code) to support your
Work Environment: Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa is located in
a harsh environmental setting with adverse weather conditions for
many months of the year (excessive heat, humidity, and rain) and
working in areas populated by poisonous snakes, plants, and/or
insects, and contagious diseases and poor air quality, chemical
handling areas, and damp and unheated spaces. The work may require
extensive work shifts of 12-16 hours a day and more than a 5 day
workweek. Generally, indoor work location has power, water, heating
and air conditioning, although outages should be expected. The
incumbent will be required to live on the camp, where living
quarters are a container living unit (CLU), which may be very
cramped with the requirement to share bathroom facilities. Initial
living quarters may be a tent. Fatigue may occur from long work
hours and uncomfortable living conditions.
The position may be required to provide immediate contingency
support requiring a physical and immunizations deemed necessary for
the environment in which this support is provided.
Incumbent is entitled to 25% Post Differential pay.
Potential benefits for working in Djibouti: Ability to gain
international work experience
Professional development by working in an area at the forefront
of construction and community growth
High potential for overtime pay
Local Market Supplement (based on parent command location)
Imminent Danger Pay - $225/month (first 42 days)
Post Differential Allowance - currently 25% of base pay
(beginning day 43+)
This job does not have an education qualification