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    Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a Surface Maintenance Mechanic, Position Description Number D1194000 and is part of the WY Field Maintenance Shop 1, National Guard.

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    Responsibilities

    The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment.

    (1) Troubleshoots, performs maintenance and major repairs on heavy-duty mobile equipment, combat, tactical and automotive vehicles.
    (2) Troubleshoots equipment and diagnoses the cause of mechanical failures by means of visual and auditory checks and/or uses test equipment such as engine analyzers, compression testers, voltmeters, ohmmeters, pressure gauges, and computer diagnostic tools.
    (3) Removes and disassembles engines and major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and fuel, hydraulic, and oil pressure systems.
    (4) Independently performs repairs and maintenance functions in remote locations that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective parts of components and systems such as injectors, leaking wheel cylinders, corroded mufflers, fuel tanks, brake cylinders and worn brake shoes, voltage regulators, generators, injector pumps, and fuel pumps.
    (5) Conducts readiness and repair inspections on vehicles and associated equipment supported by the activity.

    ** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    KEY REQUIREMENTS:
    Must be a current military member of WY Army Nat'l Guard
    Must submit ERB/ORB with application.
    Refer to Required Documents section for additional details and links.
    Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain a T3/SECRET security clearance.
    May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation

    EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:
    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, student loan repayment bonuses, and other education incentives. Acceptance of a Technician position over 180 days will result in suspension or termination these military incentives. Contact unit representative or Wyoming Army National Guard Education Services Officer at (307) 772-5126 for more information.
    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, if eligible. Subject to funding and TAG approval.
    PCS is not authorized in lieu of incentives.
    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a
    Technician.
    Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
    2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
    3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
    4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
    5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

    Qualifications

    MILITARY GRADE
    Min: E-1/PVT
    Max: WO1

    This is not a commissioning opportunity.

    Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position. A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at: https://go.usa.gov/xEeWG

    Applicants' under or those over-grade, without a written demotion statement of understanding, will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.

    DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
    Work involves the repair, adjustment and maintenance of self propelled transportation and other mobile equipment (except aircraft).

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    Must possess experience or training which demonstrates knowledge of equipment to be able to do routine jobs, simple preventative maintenance tasks, and is able to use common tools and equipment in the line of work.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    WG-08
    Must possess at least 12 months experience or training using common hand and power tools and a small variety of test and measurement devices to make mechanical repairs. Experience removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing a variety of parts, components, and accessories. Experience which demonstrates a basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to vehicles; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience demonstrating an understanding of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.

    WG-10
    Must possess at least 18 months experience or training diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and modifying more complex vehicles, equipment, and more complicated systems. Experience which has provided a thorough knowledge of diagnostic equipment. Experience applying independent judgment in determining methods and techniques required to solve unusually complex maintenance and repair problems. Experienced in testing, inspecting, and evaluating the work performed on vehicles, equipment and systems.

    NOTE: Minimum Requirements and Specialized Experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar 2017) dates and hours worked per week with description of your specialized experience on the resume.

    MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

    DRIVER'S LICENSE:
    Must possess a valid state's driver's license.

    Education

    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 (www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx)


    The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 15 February 2018, is available at:
    https://wyomilitary.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/WYMD335MPP15Feb18.pdf

    Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line via www.USAJOBS.gov. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, student loan repayment bonuses, and other education incentives. Acceptance of a Technician position over 180 days will result in suspension or termination these military incentives. Contact unit representative or Wyoming Army National Guard Education Services Officer at (307) 772-5126 for more information.

    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.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

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    Required Documents

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

    1. Resume

    * Full name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers where you can be reached
    * A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy
    * Show actual begin and end dates (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar 2017) format and hours worked per week for all work experience submitted.
    * List all pertinent civilian and military experiences.
    * Describe duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.

    2. Records Review
    Wyoming Army National Guard members must submit Enlisted/Officer Record Brief (ERB/ORB) with application.

    5. Cover Letter - Optional

    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.

    https://www.abc.army.mil/

    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/11104242

    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

    Tzui Huang

    Address

    WY Field Maintenance Shop 1
    PO Box 338
    Lovell, WY 82431
    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!

    WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Army National Guard in order to be considered for employment.

    OPEN AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
    Area 4: Job Opportunity Dual Status Technician - Merit Promotion: Only current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will receive consideration for this vacancy.

    TECHNICIAN INFO
    PDCN: D1194000
    Para/ Line #: 5121/069

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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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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/602979300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.