US Department of Defense – Alexandria, VA


The Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service is the DOD enterprise leader in the development and delivery of civilian personnel policies and HR solutions that strengthen mission readiness. Please review the NAF Application Information Kit for eligibility descriptions and instructions It is the applicant s responsibility to read all sections and associated links in this vacancy announcement.


Incumbent is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and processing Full Scale, Wage Change, and special wage surveys for Nonappropriated Fund wage setting. Travels to host activity for orientation briefing of Local Wage Survey Committee/Board (LWSC/B) and Installation Commanders; trains local wage survey data collectors; reviews wage data collected. Advises LWSC/B on the review of wage data forms for job matches, company acceptability, and internal alignment of jobs, and resolves any procedural questions or problems. Analyzes wage data, proposes wage lines and prepares exhibits for the review of supervisor. May conduct complex and sensitive surveys requiring expertise and sound judgment to resolve conflicts or problems with installation commands, unions, and private industry firms. Plans and carries out studies to develop or improve the wage setting practices and programs of the DCPAS-Wage and Salary Division. Makes telephone contacts with establishments to explain the survey process, procure participation, and set up appointments. May conduct on-site, in-depth interviews with private industry officials to obtain detailed information and wage data for Full Scale, Wage Change, and special wage surveys.

Travel Required

50% or less - You will be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0201 Human Resources Management

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  • Requirements

    RequirementsConditions of Employment
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required upon appointment
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactory completion of employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • One year probationary period may be required
  • A valid driver s license is required
  • Inability to meet travel requirements of the position may result in separation from employment.
  • QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS MUST BE CLEARLY VERIFIABLE IN YOUR RESUME. GOVERNMENT POSITIONS MUST INCLUDE PAY PLAN, SERIES, GRADE, TO AND FROM DATES, AND GOVERNMENT AGENCY/DEPARTMENT. All qualification requirements must include experience performing duties equivalent in scope and complexity to the next lower grade level.Four-year college degree or related work experience equivalent in skill and complexity to at least the next lower grade level including: 1. Demonstrated experience coordinating, monitoring, and processing/manipulating statistical data. 2. Demonstrated experience making public contact which involves direct interviewing of executive personnel. or 3. Previous experience as a project officer. All qualified candidates will have demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills. In addition to the above, highly-qualified candidates will possess the following: 1. Applied knowledge of laws and OPM guidance used in conducting wage surveys. 2. Demonstrated skill in delivering persuasive presentations to executive leaders. 3. Demonstrated skill in analyzing wage data. 4. Demonstrated skill in conducting research related to compensation policy and procedures. 5. Demonstrated experience in training data collectors. Only highly-qualified candidates will be initially referred. If management does not wish to select a highly-qualified candidate, they may request a referral including all qualified applicants.Education

    Candidates using education to meet qualification requirements must include transcripts with their application package (online transcripts are accepted). Failure to do so may result in an ineligible rating. Only education from accredited and pre-accredited institutions will be accepted. Foreign education must be evaluated for equivalency in the United States. For more information, please click here .

    Additional information

  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized based upon a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
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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.

    Your experience is subject to evaluation and verification against the information in your resume. The numeric rating you receive is a self-assessment only and is based on your responses to the questionnaire. Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability. If a determination is made that you rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, or if your resume lacks sufficient information, you will be rated accordingly or you may be considered ineligible.

    Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The following documents must be submitted with your application:

  • Resume
  • Optional: Our job application ( DA Form 3433 ) will be accepted in place of a resume. Please note that if you upload multiple resumes, only the most recently uploaded version will be used to determine your qualifications for this position. Additional documentation not required or identified in this vacancy may not be utilized in determining your qualifications. It is the applicant s responsibility to verify all of the information in their resume and documents; HR will not modify documents, responses, or information submitted by an applicant. All application requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and qualifying experience clearly documented in the resume. Please ensure your resume adequately describes your experience as it relates to this vacancy. The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or claimed priority/preference
  • Cover Letter
  • DA Form 3434
  • Resume
  • SF-50
  • Transcript
  • Including any of the following on your resume may result in an ineligible rating:Classified or government sensitive information Social Security Number (SSN) Photos of yourself Personal information, such as specifically mentioning your age, gender, race/national origin, etc Encrypted and digitally signed documents Illegible documents or files that cannot be opened

    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


    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 .

    Review our benefits

    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.

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