Coast Guard Seeks Deputy Assistant Commandant for Capability



Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.For over two centuries the USCG has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.This position is located in the Deputy Commandant for Operations, Assistant Commandant for Capabilities in Washington, D.C.Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.


The USCG is announcing a challenging Senior Executive Service career opportunity to serve as the Deputy Assistant Commandant for Capability. The Deputy is responsible for establishing goals and developing and implementing strategies to achieve U.S. Coast Guard objectives to identify and source new and extended capabilities, competencies, and capacities. This includes assets, equipment, services, information technology, and software, as well as establishing service wide capability policy for U.S. Coast Guard operational missions executed worldwide. This position will initiate and provide agency direction, strategy, guidance and assistance on the U.S. Coast Guard initiatives required to carry out Presidential and Congressional intent to affect a successful requirements management and capability acquisition program. The Deputy provides direct executive level leadership and directs the activities of both civilian and military personnel.




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