POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION:
Citation 1: DOD CIVILIAN PERSONNEL MANUAL 1400.25-M, SUBCHAPTER 1920
Supervisory Certification: I certify that this is an accurate statement of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and its organizational relationships, and that the position is necessary to carry out Government functions for which I am responsible. This certification is made with the knowledge that this information is to be used for statutory purposes relating to appointment and payment of public funds, and that false or misleading statements may constitute violations of such statutes or their implementing regulations.
Classification Review: This position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.
Reviewed By: HQDA
Reviewed Date: 10/28/2008
Primary Work Role: VARIES
Additional Work Role 1: VARIES
Additional Work Role 2: VARIES
FLSA Appeal: NO
Bus Code: VARIES
DCIPS PD: NO
Mission Category: VARIES
Work Category: VARIES
Work Level: VARIES
Acquisition Position: NO
Supervisor Status: VARIES
PD Status: ARCHIVED
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Drug Test Required:
Financial Management Certification:
Position Designation: VARIES
Position Sensitivity: VARIES
Security Access: VARIES
Requires Access to Firearms: VARIES
Personnel Reliability Position: VARIES
Information Assurance: VARIES
Influenza Vaccination: NO
Financial Disclosure: VARIES
Enterprise Position: VARIES
Competitive Area: VARIES
Competitive Level: VARIES
Career Program: VARIES
Career Ladder PD: NO
Target Grade/FPL: 02
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Serves as the Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA) continuity facility site liaison. Coordinates HQDA Emergency Relocation Group (ERG) support at the direction of the HQDA Continuity of Operations (COOP) office. Serves as a technical expert on Army COOP procedures.
Serves as the Army source of authority in developing/managing continuity sites to support the alternate performance of Army wartime or emergency mission essential tasks. Assist HQDA COOP office at the continuity sites in executing Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration (RSOI) procedures. Develops site¬specific standard operating procedures to support RSOI. Researches and reviews COOP programs for best practices to ensure proper implementation, operation, and maintenance of Army-wide COOP programs based on knowledge of DOD and DA regulations, technical bulletins, field manuals and DA pamphlets. 30%
Coordinates emergency relocation requirements and procedures with Army staff to ensure conformity to organizational goals, achieving operational objectives and effectiveness. Evaluates findings of COOP management surveys performed in Army MACOMs and advises as appropriate on revisions required to improve the integrity and performance of Army COOP policy. Directs continuing attention to the COOP program throughout the Army. Prepares and presents briefings on program changes or legislative impacts to staff principals, commanders, and other program managers. Facilitates COOP actions between the Alternate Army Operations center (AAOC), host installation staff and the HQDA COOP office. 20%
Develops, edits, and instructs training materials, including computer-based, hands¬on, briefings, exercises and on-site training materials; develops centralized databases and records official training. 20%
Attends HQDA Continuity Working Group and emergency preparedness meetings; addresses HQDA-DoD-NCR facilities and equipment by planning, controlling and evaluating large scale emergency and all-hazards exercises. 5%
Manages transportation requirements for relocation of personnel to alternate work sites in National Capitol Region. 5%
Develops and delivers course of action recommendations to senior staff and execute the COOP operations orders as directed. 10%
Serves as alternate Alert and Notification system administrator responsible for conducting alert and notification exercises for ERG members on a routine basis. 5%
This position is classified in accordance with DoD Civilian Personnel Manual 1400.25¬M, Subchapter 1920.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance based on S6I and eligibility for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and have past experiences with performing similar duties with the DOD COOP community.
2. Duty location: Primary duty location is the Pentagon, Washington, DC; alternate duty location is the RRMC or Site Zulu. Incumbent will be required to work at alternate duty location in support of surge mission requirements. Additional TDY travel up to 10% may be required.
3. Other Significant Facts.
- Incumbent may be subject to other than normal duty hours and may be required to travel away from normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
- Position requires on-call duty status; mans 24/7 action desk when activated.
- Will be expected to mobilize within and outside the NCR during crisis.
FACTOR 1 - KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
- Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methodology of COOP and emergency preparedness. Broad knowledge of a variety of program and safety/security administration areas, including combating terrorism, physical security, law enforcement, information operations, disaster relief operations, logistics management, and other program components necessary to ensure a successful COOP, Alternate Army Operations Center (AAOC), and emergency preparedness operations.
- General Knowledge in advanced management and organizational principles; the application of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative techniques; strategic planning and program goals; objectives and requirements to integrate logistical and administrative support requirements with key mission strategic objectives and activities. Knowledge of both Army and DOD program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the worth of program accomplishments. Ability to design and conduct on¬site evaluations; develop, direct and evaluate Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration (RSOI) procedures during the execution of JCS, DA, and DOD COOP and emergency preparedness exercises and other federal agency readiness exercises; and propose solutions to problems characterized by their breadth, importance, and severity, often for which previous studies and established techniques have proved inadequate.
- General knowledge of Army program goals, objectives and initiatives relating to DODD Continuity Strategies, Federal Continuity Planning Directives, and the Army Regulation 500-3.
- Extensive knowledge of the HQDA COOP, Army Force Development, Joint and Army systems, concepts, principles, and practices.
- An exceptional ability to interface with all levels and communicate effectively in interpersonal, oral, and written communications.
FACTOR 2. SUPERVISORY CONTROLS
Reports to the Chief, HQDA Continuity Branch. Works under the general administration of the Branch Chief, HQDA Continuity of Operations (COOP), Operations Directorate of Force Protection (ODF), who delegates commensurate authority and responsibility to the incumbent for program direction of ODF. Exercises wide latitude for independent workload development and judgment in planning and conducting long range, short range, and day-to-day operations. Receives administrative and policy direction concerning overall objectives, areas of interest, urgent concerns, and assigned special projects. The employee is delegated responsibility and authority to plan, schedule, and carry out major projects. Exercises discretion and judgment by independently planning, designing, and carrying out projects and special assignments, and in developing, evaluatin,g, advising, and recommending solutions for the effective implementation of policy and plans. Work is evaluated in terms of accomplishment of demanding, dynamic objectives.
FACTOR 3. GUIDELINES
Guidelines consist of broad policy statements, related legislative history, federal statutes, DA and DOD regulations. Incumbent is required to interpret, adapt, refine and develop existing policy and regulatory guidance for use by others within or outside the organization. The guidelines are broadly stated and require interpretation and judgment in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position. The incumbent is recognized as an expert in the development and/or interpretation of gUidance in program planning, evaluation and administration.
FACTOR 4. COMPLEXITY
Assignment requires analysis of interrelated issues of effectiveness and efficiency in developing detailed administrative plans, goals, and objectives for the long-range operational requirements of the program. Projects are often complicated by the need to consider and evaluate the impact of changes in legislative and regulatory requirements, discern the intent of policy statements, and determine how to translate their intent into requirements.
FACTOR 5. SCOPE AND EFFECT
The purpose of the work is to plan, program, and administer projects related to COOP and Emergency Preparedness and identifies issues, initiate actions, and provide the branch chief with solutions. Makes authoritative determinations and advises on technical problems. The work involves identifying and developing ways to resolve problems or cope with issues which directly effect the accomplishment of principal program goals and objectives. Study reports that contain findings and recommendations of major significance to top management of the division, and serve as the basis for new regulations or programs.
FACTOR 6&7. PERSONAL CONTACTS AND PURPOSE OF CONTACTS
Person-to-person work relationships are for the purpose of discussing policy matters and major changes in program emphasis in order to provide advice on their effect and feasibility, and to gain necessary cooperation and support. Contacts are generally with officials both within and outside the Division. Coordinates independently with counterparts at DA as well as at DoD, Army Commands, other site personnel, and other user agencies. Works on a daily basis with senior personnel of the Directorates/Divisions within the Army G-3 to coordinate activities, negotiate COOP, Reception, Staging, Onward Movement, and Integration (RSOI) procedures to Raven Rock Mountain Complex (RRMC) and work preparedness issues. Daily contact is required with other HQDA staff elements and with security managers at other commands. Employee must possess tact and forcefulness to ensure COOP, and emergency preparedness programs are understood and that personnel from other agencies involved with policy and direction that affect COOP, Emergency Preparedness Program (EPP) within HQDA and RRMC comprehend problems unique to the Army staff.
FACTOR 8 - PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The work is sedentary. Physical demands include ordinary amounts of walking, standing, and carrying light articles.
FACTOR 9 - WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is usually performed in an office setting. Performs worldwide travel and temporary duty assignments on short notice, as required.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Determination
1. Availability Pay Exemption - (e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
3. Executive Exemption:
a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND
b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND
c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
4. Professional Exemption:
a. Professional work (primary duty)
b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or
c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or
d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
5. Administrative Exemption:
a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.
FLSA Conclusion: Exempt Non Exempt
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:
FLSA Evaluation Outline:
____ Availability Pay Exemption (e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).
____ Foreign Exemption (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not quality for this exemption – see 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)
____ Executive Exemption ____ Exercises appropriate management responsibility(primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND ____ Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND ____ Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.
Note: Shared supervision or “matrix management” responsibility for a project team does not meet the above criteria. Limited “assistant manager” functions or “acting in the absence” of the manager does not meet the above criteria.
____ Professional Exemption ____ Professional work (primary duty)
____ Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208)(Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals) Or
____ Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR 551.209), or ____ Computer Employee (See 5 CFR 551.210; must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).
__X__ Administrative Exemption __X__ Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.
Comments/Explanations: (State which major duties/job functions are Exempt; it is possible to combine exempt work from more than one category to arrive at an overall determination that the employee is Exempt): Exempt because of studies, recommendations, designs, and solutions developed in performing services.