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March 22, 2013

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Military Commissions Personnel Announcement

Source:  Department of Defense

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has designated Honorable Paul L. Oostburg Sanz to serve as the convening authority for military commissions.  Mr. Oostburg Sanz is currently the general counsel of the Department of the Navy and will serve as convening authority on an interim basis until Secretary Hagel designates a replacement for retired Vice Adm. Bruce MacDonald.  Vice Adm. MacDonald’s three-year term has concluded.

Prior to his appointment as general counsel of the Navy, Mr. Oostburg Sanz served as the general counsel of the Committee on Armed Services in the United States House ofDepartment of DefenseThe Honorable Paul L. Oostburg Sanz Representatives.  As the senior legal advisor to the chairman of the committee and its 61 other members, he provided legal counsel on an expansive range of national defense issues, including the final drafting and passage of the annual National Defense Authorization Act.

In this role, Mr. Oostburg Sanz was also instrumental in the drafting and the passage of the Military Commissions Act of 2009.  Mr. Oostburg Sanz will continue to serve as the Department of the Navy’s chief legal officer while serving as convening authority.

The Military Commissions Act authorizes the secretary of defense to designate an officer or official of the United States to convene military commissions.  The secretary’s designee — known as the convening authority — is responsible for overseeing many aspects of the military commission process, including the referral of sworn charges to a military commission, the appointment of members of the military commissions, and the review of military commissions’ verdicts and sentences.

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Contract Specialist GS-1102-9

Job Announcement Number:
MG-2013-02001-WLW-846687-D
Location Name:
Chicago, Illinois
Department:
Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Occupation Code:
Contracting
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Closing Date:
Friday, April 05, 2013
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$51,995.00 to $67,589.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
09 to 09
Who May Apply:
United States Citizens
Job Summary:
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Who May Apply All U.S. Citizens For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here This position opportunity is also being advertised under Merit Promotion Procedures and at the GS-11/12 grade levels. Please see vacancy announcement numbers MG-2013-02001-WLW-846596-M for additional information. This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), Region V, Mission Support Division, and is responsible for soliciting evaluating, negotiating, administering, and advising on contracts for the procurement of supplies and services for the Agency. PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: For all non-bargaining unit positions, the following applies: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Contract Specialist GS-1102-11/12

Job Announcement Number:
MG-2013-02001-WLW-846656-D
Location Name:
Chicago, Illinois
Department:
Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Occupation Code:
Contracting
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Closing Date:
Friday, April 05, 2013
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$62,909.00 to $98,022.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
11 to 12
Who May Apply:
United States Citizens
Job Summary:
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Who May Apply All U.S. Citizens For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here This position opportunity is also being advertised under Merit Promotion Procedures and at the GS-11/12 grade levels. Please see vacancy announcement numbers MG-2013-02001-WLW-846596-M for additional information. This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), Region V, Mission Support Division, and is responsible for soliciting evaluating, negotiating, administering, and advising on contracts for the procurement of supplies and services for the Agency. PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Human Resources Assistant, GS-203-7/8

Job Announcement Number:
MG-2013-021688-KJD-849366DE
Location Name:
Winchester, Virginia
Department:
Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Occupation Code:
Human Resources Assistance
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Closing Date:
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$42,209.00 to $60,765.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
07 to 08
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Status Candidates
Job Summary:
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Who May Apply All U.S. Citizens For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here This position opportunity is also being advertised under Merit Promotion Procedures and at the GS-07 & GS-08 grade levels. Please see vacancy announcement numbers MG-2013-02168-KJD-849215MP for additional information. This position is ideal for an individual looking to perform work in support of Human Resources Specialists engaged in recruitment and placement, classification and benefits activities. This position starts at a salary of $42,209 (GS-07) with promotion potential to $60,765 (GS-08). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer. PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval. EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

CORE Attorney Advisor, GS-905-13/14

Job Announcement Number:
MG-2013-9107-MJH-860262COR
Location Name:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana;New Orleans, Louisiana
Department:
Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Occupation Code:
Attorney
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Term
Opening Date:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Closing Date:
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$81,823.00 to $125,695.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
13 to 14
Who May Apply:
United States Citizens
Job Summary:
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Who May Apply All U.S. Citizens For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here You will serve in the Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) at either the New Orleans Louisana Recovery Officer or the Baton Rouge, LA field office, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). OCC is responsible for all legal activities within FEMA. This position is being announced under FEMA’s CORE Program (Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery employees). These positions are authorized under P.L. 93-288 to perform temporary disaster work and are funded from the Disaster Relief Fund. Appointments are excepted service, temporary appointments. This is a 2 year temporary appointment in the Excepted Service. EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

CORE Trial Attorney, GS-905-13

Job Announcement Number:
MG-2013-9932-MJH-860218COR
Location Name:
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Department:
Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Occupation Code:
Attorney
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Term
Opening Date:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Closing Date:
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
13 to 13
Who May Apply:
United States Citizens
Job Summary:
When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Who May Apply All U.S. Citizens For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here You will serve in the Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) in Washington D.C., Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). OCC is responsible for all legal activities within FEMA. This position is being announced under FEMA’s CORE Program (Cadre of On-call Response/Recovery employees). These positions are authorized under P.L. 93-288 to perform temporary disaster work and are funded from the Disaster Relief Fund. Appointments are excepted service, temporary appointments. This is a 2 year temporary appointment in the Excepted Service. EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: For all nonbargaining unit positions, the following applies: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee’s official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

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