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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This position is for an Administrative Assistant, Position Description #D1526P00 and is part of the ID Joint Force Headquarters, Air National Guard.

    INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE. IF SELECTED, CURRENT TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION.

    OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD INDEFINITE AND PERMANENT TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Air Assistant Adjutant General's (ATAG) Office. The purpose of the position is to provide technical and administrative assistance for programs within the Air ATAG area of responsibility. This support is provided to the Air ATAG, the State Command Chief, and the ATAG's Administrative Officer.

    Assists in the development of policy letters which may require researching applicable directives from higher authority, to ensure conflict will not result from issuance of new policy. Coordinates draft policy with other staff directorates prior to submission for final review and approval.

    When assigned by the ATAG, supports unit personnel in their computer needs by answering routine questions and bringing issues and problems to the attention of Information Management personnel. Documents problems and records trends. Obtains assistance from Workgroup Manager (WGM) to explain complex network concepts. Installs or requests assistance to install and configure application software to run on stand-alone computers or networked systems. Maintains automated configuration control files and registers software to the installation. Requests installation and maintenance of microcomputers, printers and peripheral equipment. Performs limited maintenance and trouble shooting or obtains assistance of WGM to resolve hardware problems. Briefs new personnel on computer operations and performs demonstrations as required.

    Maintains and administers multiple support budgets for the ATAG's Office. Maintains all files and records. Receives, inputs, monitors, and records all
    expenditures. Receives, obligates and disperses funds for accounts. Reconciles and audits accounts. Prepares and submits required reports. Resolves problems, issues, and conflicts within the budgets. Sets up controls to monitor expenses during the year and recommends budget adjustments.

    Processes orders for the section, to include preparation, publication, distribution and tracking of civilian and military travel orders; annual training, special training, and other orders, to include special authorizations. Reconciles the orders process with the workday accounting program to ensure validation of orders requirements to include workday management. All transactions are tracked and recorded for reconciliation and audit. Prepares and submits required budget reports.

    Maintains personal contact with functional managers to discuss administrative practices and services, provide technical advice, and guidance, and recommend methods and procedures where necessary. Advises other administrative personnel of latest directives regarding administrative procedures. Provides information, explains the application of regulations, and resolves problems with contacts as they relate to administrative functions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
    • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
    • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
    • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
    • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
    • Must be able to obtain/maintain Secret Security Clearance within one year of employment.

    Qualifications

    Military Grades: E-6 THROUGH E-7

    Compatible Military Assignments: 3D1X1, 3F5X1, 3F0X1 AFSC ONLY

    INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE. IF SELECTED, CURRENT TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION.

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD INDEFINITE AND PERMANENT TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD.


    CONCURRENT WITH AGR ANNOUNCEMENT #19-44.

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
    Work involving supervising or performing clerical, assistant, or technical work which requires knowledge of the procedures, established guidelines, and techniques involved in carrying out the work of the organization.

    Minimum Requirements: Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform the duties of the position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    Must have at least 12 months experience in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws. Experience that provided a working knowledge of administrative functions. Experience demonstrating the ability to advise lower graded employees. Experience working independently and setting priorities with very little supervisory control.

    Education

    Substitution of Education for specialized experience - Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for 3 months of specialized experience. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience.

    If you are using Education to qualify for this position, you must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: Air Personnel RIP- Located on vMPF.

    3. Educational Transcripts- if you are using education to substitute for specialized experience.

    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.

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    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 complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10524279

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.


    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information

    Jennifer Davis

    Address

    ID Joint Force Headquarters Air
    3882 W ELLSWORTH ST BLDG 440
    Boise, ID 83705
    US
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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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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/536214000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.