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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT MECHANIC, Position Description Number D1201000/D1202000 and is part of the WY Combined Support Maintenance Shop, National Guard.

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    Responsibilities

    This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. At the WG-11 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of WG-12. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, performance rating of "fully successful" or higher, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.

    The primary purpose of this position is to perform calibration, diagnostics repair, and certification of electronic, mechanical, and radiation Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).

    WG-11 Duties: Expected to (within one year be able to) independently plan work sequences, select tools and repair parts, and otherwise carry assignments through to completion, referring to only unusual or difficult problems to supervisors. Work is performed in accordance with manufacturers' specifications, schematics, technical manuals, and bulletins. Often develops and implement techniques for use on specific equipment, which normally involves developing diagrams and sketches. Review of work is made through in progress and final inspections. Work is evaluated by ability to meet production control schedules, and quality assurance of service rendered to equipment repaired and certified.

    WG-12 Duties: This position oversees one or more employees who perform work as Electronic Measurement Equipment Mechanic, WG-2602. Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop, which is then completed by the individual and lower graded worker(s); possesses the knowledge and skills found at the journeyman level as well as those required for planning, accomplishing, and maintaining a functional shop maintenance program; independently determines appropriate maintenance procedures such as how and when the work should be accomplished; and devises and maintains program plans and records, is skilled in surveillance and troubleshooting techniques, and is able to determine maintenance/repair procedures needed without benefit of technical supervisory guidance.

    ** 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

    12

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    KEY REQUIREMENTS:
    Open to US Army, Army Reserves, and Army Nat'l Guard military mbrs only
    Must be assessed into WY ARNG before appt. May take up to 120 days.
    Must become a member of the Wyoming Army Nat'l Guard before appt.
    Must submit ERB or DA Fm 2-1 with application
    Refer to Required Documents section for additional details and links.
    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, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position over 180 days will result in suspension or termination these military incentives. It is the applicant's responsibility to contact the Wyoming Army National Guard Education Services Officer, (307) 772-5126 for more information regarding military enlistment, retention and student loan repayment incentives.
    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).
    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

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION
    Primary consideration will be made from Areas 2 and 4. If referrals are not made from the target category, subsequent referrals may be made from Area 6 (if eligible).

    Area 2: All permanent and indefinite Wyoming National Guard (NG) Title 5 and T32 Dual Status technicians employed within the Wyoming Army National Guard.

    Area 4: All current AGR, M-Day and Temporary technicians of the Wyoming Army National Guard.

    Area 6: Current military members of the US Army, Army Reserves, and other states' National Guard components. Must be willing/eligible to join the Wyoming Army National Guard as a military member prior to appointment to position.

    MILITARY GRADE
    Min: E4 / SPC
    Max: E6 / SSG

    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 (E6/SSG for out-of-state applicants) if selected for this position. A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at: https://go.usa.gov/xEeWG

    Applicants' under-grade or 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.

    WG-11 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    Must possess experience or training which demonstrates a working knowledge of electronic principles involved in the generation and measurement of such elements as voltage, current, impedance, capacitance, frequency, and inductance. Experience in the use of various precision measurement instruments and standards; and acquisition and application of comprehensive trade knowledge to calibrate equipment that includes self-contained and functionally independent units as well as those combined and interrelated with other devices and/or composed of multi-component assemblies.

    WG-12 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
    Must possess at least 18 months experience or training with basic application of operating principles such as the production and utilization of oscillations over a broad range of frequencies; signal and waveform behavior, distortion, and amplification; pulse, trigger, and synchronization techniques; digital/analog processing and data conversion techniques; and a variety of display and indication methods. Experience in tracing signals and voltage paths, and skilled in the analysis of waveform characteristics such as timing, duration, frequency, and phasing. Originates test set-ups to isolate malfunctions and check performance characteristics of special or unique test panels or mockups. Experience in interpreting and applying a variety of technical electronic information such as schematic symbols, mathematical expressions and formulas, calibration procedures, and other reference materials. Experience in applying established techniques and methods of repair, testing, alignment, and calibration of equipment, which serves as test equipment or precision measurement standards. Experience in utilizing electronic circuits to measure electronic or electrical quantities to determine the performance characteristics and accuracy of other instruments and equipment.

    NOTE: 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 driver's license.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    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.

    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):

    Ability to Provide Production Services
    Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
    Theory of Electronics
    Troubleshooting (Electronic Equipment)
    Use of Test Equipment (Electronics)

    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 that clearly show how you meet the specialized experience requirements listed above. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.

    2. Records Review
    * US Army, US Army Reserves, and Army National Guard members must submit an Enlisted Records Brief (ERB) or DA Form 2-1 with application.

    3. Appraisals/Evaluation Reports
    a. Technicians: Include 3 previous performance appraisals with application. If less than 3, include a Letter of Recommendation from last Supervisor with application.
    b. Drill Status Member: Last 3 EER/NCOERs: If three EER/NCOERs are not available, Soldier must include at least one Letter of Recommendation from the military command.

    Note: Do not submit a Letter of Recommendation from anyone that may be involved in the hiring decisions for this position.

    4. Cover Letter - 0Optional

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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/11133053

    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

    Derik Wambach

    Address

    WY Combined Support Maintenance Shop
    PO Box 399
    Guernsey, WY 82214
    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 who are not currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

    AREA 6: NATIONWIDE JOB OPPORTUNITY DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN - MERIT PROMOTION: Open to current military members of the US Army, Army Reserves or Army National Guard and eligible to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard.

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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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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/603815000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.