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This National Guard position is for a GS-0301-07/09 INFORMATION RESOURCE SPECIALIST (TITLE 5), Position Description Number T5706000 in FAC 10S100 and is part of the MO 239th Combat Communications Squadron.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Title 5 Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.
- This position is responsible for the training, resource management and leadership of all Wing/Base Information Management (IM) personnel.
- Managesg, evaluates, tracks and assists IM personnel assigned Client Support Administrator (CSA) responsibilities.
- Manages and provides guidance to Wing/Base on Enterprise Information Management (EIM).
- Encompasses a combination of functions and business processes for leveraging information management techniques, accountability, and policies.
- Manages the Wing/Base Electronic Records Management (ERM) and Records Life Cycle Program for supported organizations according to Air Force directives using automated management systems, instructions, and general guidance from higher headquarters.
- Serves as Wing/Base Webmaster for all internet and intranet pages, including SharePoint, the AF Portal and Communities of Practice (CoPs).
- Performs information systems/technology support (Client Support Administration) tasks and functions to include installation, configuration, management, and initial diagnostics of client information systems.
- Develop and maintain the Wing/Base Content Management Program.
- Central point of contact (POC) for all matters concerning official correspondence to include developing, implementing, organizing and directing policies, programs, and procedures for appropriate correspondence preparation, routing, and transmission.
- Facilitates IM orientation training for personnel, such as basic personal computer and network training, records management, content management, document security, official mail management, C and I awards program, and IM functional management.
- Coordinates with Wing managers regarding wartime training and tasking of IM personnel, ensure that requirements are met.
- Manages Wing/Base Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) Programs.
- Manages and provides guidance to the Wing/Base and tenant units on reproduction options, such as local resources, outside vendors, such as the Defense Agency Printing Service (DAPS).
- Provides software application assistance to Wing/Base customers for commonly used office automation and telecommunications applications.
- Ensures deployment readiness of section personnel, equipment, and supplies.
- Plans for deployment/contingency support.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- United States Citizenship is required.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Appointments of retired members of the Armed Forces as National Guard employees within 180 days of retirement requires a waiver approved by the Adjutant General of Missouri before an effective date can be established.
- Advanced in hire rate may be granted to set pay above the minimum rate of the grade for a new employee if he/she possesses superior qualifications relevant to the positions' requirements and is essential to accomplish the agency's mission.
- May be required to successful complete a probationary period.
QualificationsGS-07 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that demonstrates your ability to compile reports, letter, memorandums, etc. and required person-to-person contacts to convey information; perform progressively responsible experience that demonstrates your ability to provide technical guidance and assistance in Information Resource Management programs; and interpret regulations, policies or law and provide guidance.
GS-09 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that demonstrates your ability to implement and administer an Information Resource Management Program within a network and manual operating environment; manage, evaluate, track and assist information management personnel; comprehensive knowledge of Enterprise Information Management (EIM), Information Resource Management (IRM) concepts, Electronic Resource Management (ERM) and Content Life Cycle Management Program methods to plan, manage, protect and control information resources and supporting information technologies; and knowledge of principles of information assurance, network security and techniques to ensure serviceability, safe operation, proper configuration, accountability and sustainability of systems.
This position will be filled at the GS-07 trainee grade or the target grade of GS-09. An applicant who is selected at the trainee grade will have potential for promotion to the target grade of GS-09 without further competition. Promotion to full operating/journeyman level will be made after qualifications and eligibility requirements have been met and the incumbent is performing at the higher level in a satisfactory manner.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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).
Veterans' Preference: A copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
Veterans Information: Veterans' preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation may be:
1. A copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
2. A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
3. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, an agency will require the service member to provide a copy of the DD-214.
If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference."
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.
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.
Category Rating: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:
a. Highly-Qualified: The numeric value rating normally ranges from 90-100 points. This higher numeric value group is applied for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate numeric ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis and crediting plan. To be Highly-Qualified, the candidates are considered, by the Human Resources Specialist (Staffing), as highly proficient and fully competent to effectively perform all the job requirements and can successfully perform in the position almost immediately, or with a minimum amount of training and/or orientation.
b. Well-Qualified: The numeric value group normally ranges from 80-89 points. This next lower numeric value group is used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in most, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require some training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
c. Qualified: The numeric value group normally ranges from 70-79 points. This lowest group is for those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates will require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Resume or any other written format
Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
Helpful Hints for Applying:
- Ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
- Be specific and include details about the experience and duties performed that relates to the position you are applying for.
2. If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable.
3. If you have been or currently are a Federal Civil Service employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, Form SF-50. If you have never been a Federal Civil Service employee, this is not a requirement. This is also not a requirement for current National Guard employees of the Missouri National Guard.
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.
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.
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.
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/10557397
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.
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Agency contact information
AddressMO 239th Combat Communications Squadron
10800 Lambert International Boulevard
Bridgeton, MO 63044-2371
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