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Bureau of Naval Personnel PHYSICIST in Naval Post Graduate School, California

Summary You will serve as a PHYSICIST in the PHYSICS DEPARTMENT of NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL. Responsibilities You will support Electro-Optics, Optics, and electronics course sequence laboratories. You will serve as laser custodian for the use of lasers in departmental teaching. You will maintain fabrication facility electronic test and fabrication equipment. You will test and calibrate proto-type electronic assemblies using standard electronic test equipment following routine testing procedures Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Oversee optical microscopy and SEM laboratories. 2) Independently design, fabricate, and test proto-type special purpose experimental apparatus used in research and general laboratory instrumentation. 3) Process all accountable property receipts, transfers, and excess accountable property and e-waste material. 4) Utilize electronic fabrication techniques, electronic theory, electronic testing techniques, and computers related to electronic design and testing. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: Education Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess Degree: physics; or related degree that included at least 24 semester hours in physics or Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in physics totaling at least 24 semester hours, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Additional Information COVID VACCINATION INFORMATION: To comply with the recent preliminary nationwide injunction on Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees, the Department of the Navy is not taking any action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. New hires will need to provide their vaccination status as well as comply with workplace safety protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. A 40 hour work week is typical for this position. This position is being recruited at the full performance level. Physical Demands:Physical activity includes walking, stooping, bending, climbing, and lifting. The ability to perform unassisted lifting to 40 lbs. is required. Work Environment: Work is primarily conducted in a lab and involves risks associated with exposure to hazardous chemicals and high voltages in electronic equipment. The work also requires exposure to potential laser and high noise hazards. This exposure may require the use of personal protective equipment such as chemical safety goggles, protective clothing, and/or rubber gloves. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.