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    Summary

    This National Guard position is for an INSPECTION COORDINATOR, Position Description Number D2245000 and is part of the 189th AW, National Guard.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQURED

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    Responsibilities

    1. Serves as Wing Self-Assessment Program Manager (SAPM) and Management Internal Control Toolset Lead. Independently assesses wing programs and capabilities as reported in MICT in order to support the wing CCIP and exercise and evaluation program, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and ensuring the prioritized interest of the Air Force (e.g. SII, CII, etc) and Airmen needs are met. Validates and verifies wing, group, and squadron self-assessment (SA) program results to enable the Wing IG to plan, organize, and execute a wide range of activities for the CCIP under AFIS. Manages the SA by ensuring that the MICT is accurate and up to date. Coordinates with wing leadership, Major Command (MAJCOM) IG, MAJCOM Functional Area Managers (FAM), NGB FAMs and ANG/IG to provide feedback on Self-Assessment Communicators (SACs) quality, Staff Assistance Visit (SAV) effectiveness and trends identified. Ensures all wing SACs for locally developed instructions are IAW Air Force Instructions, are current and updated. Handles all MICT administrative permissions within the Wing to include assigning points of contact and reviewers for each SAC. Schedules unit SA, MICT, Inspector General Evaluation Management System (IGEMS) Training. Serves as the wing's focal point for assimilating pertinent data and information for the Wing IG, MAJCOM/IG, ANG/IG and to higher headquarters FAMs as required. (30%)

    2. Performs analysis of unit self-assessed capabilities versus inspection requirements to build inspection sampling strategies. Establishes and utilizes metrics and analysis systems to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with regulatory procedures to enable Wing IG to determine the most efficient exercise and inspection scenarios to minimize costs and maximize unit readiness. Interprets data within MICT to allow Wing IG to focus inspection efforts appropriately. Aids in developing inspection criteria for exercises based on analyzed MICT data. Analyzes data from multiple sources (MICT, IGEMS, Status of Resources & Training System (SORTS), Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS), Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) Reporting Tool (ART), etc) to detect excellence and deficiencies, and to report trend information. Uses analyzed data to formulate and execute exercise scenarios relevant to the Wing's primary mission and the surrounding environment. Assists in the scheduling, planning and execution of inspections/exercises including short-notice and no-notice inspections/exercises at all organizational levels of the wing to include GSUs. Oversees and validates self-assessed unit compliance and capability to execute combatant command missions. Assists and trains the Wing Inspection Team (WIT) to accurately perform inspection duties utilizing MICT. Develops and coordinates data for Wing IG to brief monthly (or quarterly) Commander's Inspection Management Board (CIMB) results to the Wing Commander. Analyzes MICT and SA feedback and develops strategies to validate identified observations. Runs reports, collects data, results, and MICT status for the Wing Commander's Inspection Report (CCIR). Gathers and analyzes unit reporting data to ensure compliance with federally mandated programs which include, but are not limited to, IO; WII; and VAP. If applicable, compiles data to report nuclear, conventional and expeditionary readiness and to evaluate corrective actions for identified deficiencies. (25%)

    3. As the Wing SAPM and MICT technical expert, trains IG personnel, WIT, and group, squadron, and flight SAPMs on the proper use of MICT. Trains WIT members on how to derive data and validate MICT inputs during inspections. Identifies, troubleshoots and corrects MICT and IGEMS malfunctions and assists in correcting MICT and IGEMS operator errors. Accurately interprets MICT answers, observations and timelines and helps the appropriate Point of Contact (POC) to implement proper countermeasures. Runs IGEMS and MICT reports to gather data for trend analysis of the wing's SA program. Compares and validates proposed corrective actions in MICT and IGEMS so Wing IG can assess effectiveness. Follows-up with all unit's progress on correcting MICT observations and IGEMS deficiencies. Utilizes MICT and IGEMS to facilitate the CCIP. Identifies CCIP trends and employs Root Cause Analysis (RCA), such as AFSO21 processes for deficiency and observation resolution. Ensures corrective action officers are answering self-assessment observations in MICT and post-inspection results in IGEMS in an accurate and timely manner IAW with AFI 90-201 timelines. Compiles information from MICT and IGEMS to ensure inspectors have all information for CCIP inspections/exercises, validation and verification. (25%)

    DUTIES CONTINUED UNDER EDUCATION

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:
    Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    Military Grades: Enlisted

    • Minimum Military Grade: NLT E-6/TSgt
    • Maximum Military Grade: NTE E-7/MSgt

    Compatible Military Assignments: Selectee must be a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard and be assigned to the 189th AW in a compatible military position. Must become compatible in the AFSC within 12 months of appointment.

    IMPORTANT NOTES (AS APPLICABLE): Upon selection for this position, individual must possess or initiate a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) background investigation. A favorable determination based upon investigative results is mandatory for this position. Failure to meet these requirements will result in termination of employment. A pre-placement physical is required if not already current. Upon selection, must complete mandatory Full-Time Support (FTS) Training at the Professional Education Center (PEC) within six months of assignment (if applicable, training will be coordinated by the supervisor). Individual must meet all military requirements of the position without creating a grade inversion, as determined by the Human Resources Office (HRO). Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (Grade Inversion). Enlisted members currently at a higher grade than allowed by the position (see Military Grade Requirement above) may apply; however, they must administratively reduce prior to appointment and provide confirmation of the reduction to HRO.

    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.

    Qualifications

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    Experienced in working within the definitions of laws, regulations, and policies. Experienced in working the military inspection programs and basic understanding of military missions, service structures, capabilities, and organizational functions. Experienced in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to analyze the self-assessment program plans. Experienced in developing training materials and instructing others in the basic inspector general program elements, activities and procedures. Capable and experienced in conducting interviews, reading reviews, and evaluating situations or conditions. Have a working knowledge of various office automation software programs, to include specific inspector general forms, tools, and techniques to support office operations to produce a variety of documents such as, letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs. Have a working knowledge of inspector general investigations, understands how to conduct interviews, fact finding projects, and/or complete data analysis. Experiences may have included activities such as, approaching individuals who may be fearful, skeptical, or uncooperative during the questioning process of the investigation; establishing rapport with different personality types in order to glean appropriate information pertaining to complaints and allegations, and resolving complex problems. Experienced in applying conventional methods to gather, analyze, and evaluate information and data, draw conclusions, and recommend appropriate action. Skilled in comprehending procedures outlined in inspector general regulations and directives and experienced in applying them to complete conventional inquiries, complaints, Congressionals, etc. Experienced and confident in communication skills, both written and oral, to prepare comprehensive reports of investigation, responses to congressional staffers, and make presentations to high level management officials. Experienced in completing work assignments and handling problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training or established practices. Experienced in interpreting and executing policies using general guidelines and precedents. Experienced using learned judgments, initiatives, and resourcefulness in order to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex or intricate issues and problems, research trends and patterns, develop new methods and criteria, or recommended changes to complete the required planning and programming requirements. Experienced in comprehending compliance or noncompliance activities. Experienced in compiling, reconciling, correlating, or analyzing data from various sources. Experienced in working with assignments that required developing recommendations for overall detailed plans, goals, and objectives for implementation and continued evaluation. Experienced in deciding a course of action based on an analysis of the subject and issues involved. Experienced in exercising versatility, judgment, and perceptions to understand interrelationships among different strategies, activities, and laws or requirements. Experienced in making recommendations for work refinement methods and techniques for resolution of deficiencies or issues. Experienced in the assessment of productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of program operations and efforts to analyze a variety of conventional problems. Experienced and skilled in applying a broad knowledge of service operations to affect the adequacy of complex systems, programs, and strategic planning efforts and in identifying criteria to measure and/or predict the execution of organizational goals or program objectives. Experienced in identifying and developing ways to resolve problems, implementing corrective actions and providing realistic data for leadership to improve operational mission plans. Experienced in meeting with senior military and civilian leadership, high-ranking managers.

    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY POSITION:
    Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of the AFIS program and related support resources for the wing; and of the mission, capabilities, organizations and operations of the Inspector General. Knowledge of the missions and functions of Air Force wing level organizations. Knowledge of analytical and evaluative techniques to analyze the self-assessment (SA) program plan for and develop training materials for users; evaluate wing CCIP effectiveness, and evaluate proposed corrective action plans. Knowledge of various office automation software programs, to include MICT and IGEMS tools, and techniques to support AFIS operations and produce a variety of documents such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs. Working knowledge of IG investigations, interviewing, fact finding, and data analysis; approaching individuals who may be fearful, skeptical, or uncooperative during the questioning process of the investigation; establishing rapport with different personality types in order to glean appropriate information pertaining to complaints and allegations, and to resolve complex problems. Skill in applying conventional methods to gather, analyze, and evaluate information and data, draw conclusions, and recommend appropriate action. Skill in comprehending procedures outlined in IG regulations and directives and apply them to the handling of conventional inquiries, complaints, Congressionals, etc. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to prepare comprehensive reports of investigation, responses to congressional staffers, and make presentations to high level management officials.

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    DUTIES CONTINUED:

    4. Represents the Wing IG with a variety of wing, functional area, local community, state and federal organizations. Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with ANG/IG, NGB staffs, MAJCOM staffs, State IGs, and wing leadership at all levels on matters concerning Air Force inspections. Represents the Wing IG and the Inspections Directorate at conferences, meetings, seminars, briefings, and other official functions. Advises the Wing IG, IGI and IGI Superintendent on self-assessment trend data. Meets with key customers (e.g. wing leadership, local law enforcement/first responders, federal agencies such as FAA, and inspectors) and coordinating officials to assess customer satisfaction, explain organization policy and procedures, and resolve problems that arise. Determines appropriate recommendations for unresolved or questionable problems and performs follow-up. Researches and determines or recommends appropriate actions or interpretation of issues that impact organization, wing, command, or agency. Identifies and participates in special projects, and initiates milestones and goals. (10%)

    5. Provides advisory services to individuals, other staff offices, managers, supervisors and employees concerning the IG program and processes. Explains and interprets AFIS and CCIP inspection program and AFI 90-201 requirements to all Wing personnel. Explains and refers complaint procedures, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) inquiry procedures, and Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA); etc, and responds to a variety of inquiries concerning redress available to military and civilian members. Coordinates with the Civilian Personnel Office to ensure that complaints and inquiries from civilian employees are processed properly under the appropriate appeal or grievance procedure. Comprehends procedures outlined in IG regulations and directives and applies them to the handling of conventional inquiries, complaints, Congressionals, etc. If directed, processes FOIA and Official Use Requests (OURs) from complainants, Congressional offices, third parties, commanders, IGs, judge advocates, and the Department of Justice. Ensures the integrity and confidentiality of the IG Program, including FWA disclosures, are maintained to help prevent unwarranted invasions of privacy. Performs IG duties IAW the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency's (CIGIE) Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation. (10%)

    6. Performs other duties as required.

    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.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the Specialized Experience/basic job requirements. In order for your qualifications to be reviewed, you MUST include all required documents as listed in this announcement. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    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. Resume: Describing prior/current work experience (MONTH and YEAR of experience is required) which reflects the Specialized experience requirements of the advertised position.

    2. Current AF Form 422 (Physical Profile Serial Report) dated within 18 months or Current Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) dated within 6 months: (Go to https://imr.afms.mil/imr/MyIMR.aspx. Click on the printer icon, select the Adobe PDF printer and click print. Save the document and submit it with your application. The date will populate on the bottom of the page when you print to PDF.)

    DO NOT COPY THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS WORD FOR WORD AND PLACE INTO YOUR RESUME; YOU MUST DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AS IT PERTAINS TO EACH STATEMENT.

    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 and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    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

    AR HRO Customer Services

    Address

    AR ANG 189 ALF WG
    Bldg 7300-Camp Robinson
    North Little Rock, AR 72199-9600
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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.

    Checking the status of your application:

    To better serve our members, the Technician Recruitment and Placement (R&P) section at AR HRO has implemented a new process for checking the status of an application. Applicants must send an email to ng.ar.ararng.mbx.hro-customer-services@mail.mil. In your email request, please provide us with the Announcement Number of the position you applied for.

    This change requires some forethought on the part of the applicant. With this new process in place, applicants can expect to have a response from the AR HRO R&P section within 2 duty days. That being said, applicants checking their application status the day before a job closes stand the chance of not receiving a review.

    Our goal is not to refrain from hearing from our customers, but rather to make the process more efficient for us all. Our members are our number one priority and we want to deliver high quality customer service.

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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.

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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 to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • 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.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/602552000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.