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    Previously Advertised on Vacancy Announcement 16-033 VIN 1647788

    Environmental Engineer, GS-0819-12, PD# D2115000

    108th WG, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey

    Starting Salary: $80,234 PA

    Salary Range: $80,234 -  $104,304 PA

    OPENING DATE:      CLOSING DATE:

      21 April 2016         Open Until Filled

    INDEFINITE MAY BECOME PERMANENT 

      

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

    AREA I:  All Excepted Technicians in the 108th Wing (WG).

    AREA II: All Excepted Technicians in the New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG).

    AREA III: All members of the New Jersey National Guard (NJNG).

    AREA IV: Any person eligible for membership in the New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG).

     

    If a

    New Jersey Army National Guard (NJARNG) member is selected, the person must transfer to the NJANG.

      

    If the individual selected is currently on a title 10 tour no action can be taken until he/she is released from tour.

    APPOINTMENT STATUS:   EXCEPTED         

    This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the New Jersey Army National Guard.                          

                                

                               ( X ) OFFICER                                (    ) ENLISTED

                  MINIMUM RANK:   2Lt/O-1 or those eligible for commission                MAXIMUM RANK: Cpt/O-3

    This Vacancy Announcement is open to those individuals who are eligible to attend and complete the Academy of Military Science to become a commission officer.  Applicants must provide a copy of their AFOQT scores with their resume.

      

    MILITARY POSITION: 108th Wing

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP STATUS:  Employment in this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the New Jersey National Guard in one of the following military specialty codes:

    AFSC: 32EXG

     

    NOTE:   THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED HAS ONE YEAR TO OBTAIN ADVERTISED AFSC/MOS

    NOTE: ANy applicant who is selected for this position need to prepare to attend Military training to obtain AFSC 32EXJ in the near future.

    LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION:  MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN  A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE WITHIN ONE YEAR OF PLACEMENT.

     

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: N/A

    PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:    N/A

    SELECTING OFFICIAL:  Maj Eric A. Balint, Architect/Engineering Officer

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    Responsibilities

    The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position:  A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resource Office.

    DUTIES: Manages a complex, highly technical environmental management and protection program and serves as the installation's single most knowledgeable expert on DoD, AF, ANG, EPA state specific environmental laws and regulations.  Manages the entire Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPB&E) for the installation's environmental quality (EQ) program area.  Manages Environmental Planning aspects of the program.  Prepares and guides implementation of environmental program plans.  Serves as an active member of the installation Design Working Group (DWG) and/or Facilities Utilization Board (FUB) accomplishing short term and long range planning in conjunction with Civil Engineering for future military construction and renovation projects. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel May Be Required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a member of the New Jersey Air National Guard

    APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS WITH THEIR RESUME:

    Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

    Current state, valid, unexpired state driver's License

    Transcripts and copy of Degree

    Copy of Licenses and Registrations

    ANG/AIR FORCE:  Current Records Review Record (RIP)

    Copy of AFOQT Scores

    It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the RIP/PQR is current.  If the applicant has been promoted and the RIP/PQR does not reflect the new rank then the applicant must provide an order or other military documentation with their resume reflecting the new rank and date of rank.

    If the applicant has any questions, does not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call TSgt Unique A. Wilson, 609-562-0889.

    NOTE:   If any document required in this vacancy announcement is missing from your packet, please provide a brief explanation of the reason which will be taken into consideration during the qualification process.  

    APPLICATIONS DETERMINED TO BE INCOMPLETE, INCORRECT OR INSUFFICIENT UPON INITIAL REVIEW WILL NOT RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    Qualifications

    BONUS/INCENTIVERECIPIENTS: If you are currently receiving any type of incentive such as,bonus, student loan repayment, or GI Bill kicker, these incentives will stop effective on the first day of full time employment with the National Guard.Contact your Education Services Office with any questions and to determine if you will incur a debt.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF A CURRENT VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE.

    APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING.  THE CURRICULUM MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

    Degree: professional engineering.  To be acceptable, the curriculum must: (1) be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; or (2) include the differential and integral calculus and course (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven area of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics.

                                  

                                                                                               OR

    Combination of education and experience -college level education, training, and/or technical experience that furnished a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:

                  

    Professional registration: Current registration as a professional engineer by any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico.  Absent other means of qualifying under this standard, those applicants who achieved such registration by eligible only for positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of their registration.  For example, an applicant who attains registration through a State Board's eminence provision as a manufacturing engineer typically would be rated eligible only for manufacturing engineering positions.

    Written Test: Evidence of having successfully passed the Engineer-in-Training (EIT) examination, or the written test required for professional registration, which is administered by the Boards of Engineering Examiners in the various States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

                                       

    Applicants who have passed the EIT examination and have completed all the requirements for either (a) a bachelor's degree in engineering technology (BET) from accredited college of university that included 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, engineering sciences, or (b) a BET from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) may be rated eligible for certain engineering positions at GS-5.  Eligibility is limited to positions that are within or closely related to the specialty field of engineering technology program.  Applicants for positions that involve highly technical research, development, or similar functions requiring an advanced level of competence in basic science must meet the basic requirements in paragraph A.

    Because of the diversity in kind and quality of BET programs, graduates, of other BET programs are required to complete at least 1 year of additional education or highly technical work experience of such nature as to provide reasonable assurance of the possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for professional engineering competence.  The adequacy of this background must be demonstrated by passing the EIT examination.

         

    Specified academic courses: Successful completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences an in engineering that included the courses specified in the basic requirements.  The courses must be fully acceptable toward meeting the requirements of a professional engineering curriculum as described in paragraph A.

    Related curriculum: Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field, e.g., physics, chemistry, architecture, computer science, mathematics, hydrology, or geology, may be accepted in lieu of a degree in engineering, provided the applicant has had at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.  Ordinarily there should be either an established plan of intensive training to develop professional engineering competence, or several years of prior professional engineering-type experience, e.g., in interdisciplinary positions.  (The above examples of related curricula are not all-inclusive.)

    Please address the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) in your resume:  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Must have at least 1 year of experience equivalent to at least a GS-11.

    SKILL to modify standard practices and adapt equipment or techniques to solve a variety of problems.

    ABILITY to apply standard practices or related engineering disciplines.

    KNOWLEDGE of Environmental Protection Programs that involve federal/state compliance procedures and standards associated with pollution prevention, hazardous waste management/minimization, recycling and environmental impact.

    KNOWLEDGE of contract administration to negotiate and provide technical oversight, monitor vendor performance, and ensure compliance with terms of contract.

    SKILL in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, operating, and evaluating Installation Environmental programs.

    SKILL in oral and written communications to prepare and present briefings/project papers, and staff reports.

    Education

    SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  N/A

    Additional information

    Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

    Under 5 USC 2108& 5CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.

    Permanent Change of Stations (PCS) not authorized.

    Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have a risen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills,and abilities.   Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    EVALUATION METHODS:   Applications will be reviewed to determine basic eligibility.   Applicants must meet the basic qualifications for the position, including any selective placement factors, in order to be considered basically qualified.   Selection for this position will be made without consideration of race, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, lawful political or other affiliation, membership or non membership in an employee organization, physical handicap which does not prevent normal performance of duties, or other non-merit factor.   Complete and accurate information must be provided on your resume or application.   Attach additional sheets if necessary.

     

    METHOD OF SELECTION:  NJDMDVA TPR 335.A - MERIT PLACEMENT PLAN.

     

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Applicable

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    Required Documents

    APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS WITH THEIR RESUME:

    Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

    Current state, valid, unexpired state driver's License

    Transcripts and copy of Degree

    Copy of Licenses and Registrations

    ANG/AIR FORCE:  Current Records Review Record (RIP)

    Copy of AFOQT Scores

    It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the RIP/PQR is current.  If the applicant has been promoted and the RIP/PQR does not reflect the new rank then the applicant must provide an order or other military documentation with their resume reflecting the new rank and date of rank.

    If the applicant has any questions, does not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call Unique A. Wilson, (609)562-0889

     

    NOTE:   If any document required in this vacancy announcement is missing from your packet, please provide a brief explanation of the reason which will be taken into consideration during the qualification process.  

     

    APPLICATIONS DETERMINED TO BE INCOMPLETE, INCORRECT OR INSUFFICIENT UPON INITIAL REVIEW WILL NOT RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    HELPFUL HINTS:

    DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS, about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for.

    Be sure to include all work history, both military and civilian, that is relevant to position applying for,

    Provide the month and year of the dates of experience.

     Unique A. Wilson

     (609)562-0889

     UNIQUE.A.WILSON.MIL@MAIL.MIL

    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.

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    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.

    The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

    Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

    Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

    Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

    Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

    Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

    Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

    Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


    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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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

    1. Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and

    2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

    TO APPLY ONLINE

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59PM (EST) on Tuesday, November 01, 2016 to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

    Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

    It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date. Tuesday, November 01, 2016

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The 'Details' page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

    NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

    TO FAX DOCUMENTS

    If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

    1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdfand provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1684973

    2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, November 01, 2016 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

    TO APPLY BY FAX

    To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

    Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

    Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

    Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

    EXCEPTION TO POLICY : NJANG & ARNG military members DEPLOYED may submit their applications by email or fax. OPM Form 1203FX, resume, and other documents (application must be accompanied with Title 10 orders) must be submitted by the vacancy closing date to the following: E-mail: ng.nj.njarng.mbx.nj-job-submission@mail.mil or Fax# 609-562-0855, ATTN: J1-HRO-TB-S.

    View Occupational Questionnaire CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW QUESTIONNAIRE

    Agency contact information

    Unique A. Wilson

    Address

    New Jersey National Guard
    Human Resources Office
    3650 Saylors Pond Road
    Joint Base MDL, NJ 08640-7600
    USA
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     THE NEW JERSEY AIR GUARD

    FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

    NJ 16-062 VIN# 1684973

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

     

    Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

     

    If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

     

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/436531000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.