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Job Title:Logistics Management Specialist

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NH12-T012-609638

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$42,406.00 to $67,427.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, February 16, 2012 to Thursday, March 8, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0346-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Newington, NH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW HAMPSHIRE NATIONAL GUARD

MILITARY INDEFINITE TECHNICIAN ANNOUNCEMENT

Current technicians selected will retain the appointment status they are currently in. (i.e., Permanent or Indefinite).  Individuals from Area II or Area III will be appointed Indefinite status.  Conversion to permanent status may be accomplished without further competition.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. 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!

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

This position is located in the Operations Compliance Function, Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), Mission Support Group, at an ANG Aviation Wing.  Its purpose is to be the point of contact for the Logistics Readiness Squadron deployment and training activities.  Manages customer training and provides the Logistics Readiness Squadron forces with training and resources for deployed operations.

 

Open Areas of Consideration: Areas 1, 2, and 3

 

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1 = permanent or indefinite technicians currently employed with the New Hampshire National Guard. (this area includes NH National Guard AGR’s who have USERRA rights back to a technician position). 

Area 2 = AGRs, temporary technicians, or traditional/M-Day soldiers and airmen currently serving in the New Hampshire National Guard.

Area 3 = all individuals eligible for membership in the New Hampshire National Guard as a military member. (NOTE:  Please call MSG Galen Garretson at 603-225-1214 to ensure you are eligible to enlist in the NH Army National Guard as a military member BEFORE applying for this position)

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a member or become a member of the NH National Guard.
  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment

DUTIES:

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(1)  Reviews and evaluates all operations, deployment, contingency and exercise plans to ensure mission readiness for the Logistics Readiness Squadron.  Analyzes exercise and contingency plans to determine required Logistics Readiness Squadron actions in support of mission requirements.  Incumbent evaluates all equipment, manning and training requirements to meet deployment and pre-planned tasking.  The position is responsible for coordination with other base organizations on applicable plans.  This position manages the development of plans for deployments, contingency response, expeditionary support planning, sustainment, and redeployment.  Prepares updates and reviews the Logistics Readiness Squadron contingency/ deployment, base support, and related plans.  Coordinates plans and annexes with Logistics Readiness Squadron managers.  Incumbent initiates all changes, modifications, additions and/or deletions to personnel and equipment tasking and assignments through the Logistics Readiness Squadron Commander.

 

(2)  Develops, manages and controls Logistics Readiness Squadron training and career development programs.  Incumbent is responsible for Automated Training Systems, products, and a multimedia library and for developing training policies and procedures.  This position provides training guidance and/or assistance to work center supervisors.  Chairs and conducts meetings with management to resolve critical or controversial training issues.  Develops training, conducts and or coordinates formal classroom training, to include readiness deployment training for all Squadron personnel.  The incumbent makes arrangements for all formal schools to include technical schools for all squadron career fields, supervisory/management training and computer training.  Plans and initiates cross-training and familiarization training to effect better personnel utilization.

 

(3)  Compiles and updates status of Logistics Readiness Squadron, to include tracking and reporting of personnel, training, equipment and supplies.  The position is responsible for generation of reports and for the assignment of proper security, classification and storage of classified documents.  Compiles and prepares Status of Resources and Training System, Defense Readiness Reporting System, and Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) Readiness Tool reports and provides status and readiness briefings to Squadron and Wing commanders.  Identifies shortfalls and recommends corrective actions.  The incumbent monitors personnel deployability.  The incumbent implements local directives for the establishment and management of Personnel Readiness folders.  This position includes responsibility for development, management and control of the deployment/redeployment of squadron personnel and equipment.  Identifies requirements, develops procedures, and conducts training of assigned personnel.

 

(4)  Coordinates, develops, and administers management training programs for supervisory personnel.  Incumbent instructs management personnel and trainers on the concepts, scope and objectives of training programs.  This position monitors the training necessary to ensure understanding of the Air Force management system.  The incumbent develops programs to ensure core task proficiencies.  This job involves providing guidance to section supervisors in the selection of Enlisted Specialty Training (EST) trainers and task certifiers.  The incumbent coordinates Air Force Training Course (AFTC) for personnel.  EST program includes management, qualification, upgrade, job knowledge, proficiency, professional development and general military training.  Coordinates and manages exportable courses and Career Development Course Programs.  The incumbent advises commander on training deficiencies and problem areas and recommends solutions.  In coordination with supervisors, prepares long-range career development programs for enlisted personnel.  The job involves determining training requirements by reviewing and correlating documentation and balancing training needs against available resources.  Performs curriculum development functions for supply customers and EST and conducts formal classroom training.  The incumbent ensures development of Master Training Plan for each Flight in the Logistics Readiness Squadron.

 

(5)  Develops local training programs to accommodate supply procedural changes, and coordinates changes to other career field areas as directed, to improve operational effectiveness when management indicators reflect potential trouble areas.  Prepares, schedules, coordinates or conducts Supply Customer related Block Training.  Manages and conducts inspections of all squadron training areas to ensure that records are maintained in accordance with established directives.

 

(6)  Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field.  Experience using computer and automation systems. 

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-07: Must have at least 12 months experience, education, or training

involving knowledge of organizations and their functions in logistical support.  Experience integrating actions of support activities to meet program goals.  Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks and comply with regulations, laws or practices.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for GS-09: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training

involving detailed knowledge of organizations and their functions in logistical support (i.e., supply, maintenance, quality assurance, facilities).  Experience integrating actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to meet program goals.  Experience interpreting and applying regulations, laws or practices.  Experience planning and organizing work assignments.

 

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience A maximum or 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.  The education must have been in fields directly (i.e., business administration, logistics management, traffic management etc.) 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (KSA's): 

  • Experience integrating actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to meet program goals. 
  • Experience interpreting and applying regulations, laws or practices. 
  • Experience planning and organizing work assignments.
  • Knowledgde of the work being performed in the various branches of supply.
  • Skill in defining problem areas and in application of conventional mobility management principles and concepts.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures to develop training and of the methods used to evaluate training effectiveness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of program related issues and problems.

 

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

Military Grades:  Minimum: SSgt/E5 - Maximum: MSgt/E7

Compatible Military Assignments: 2S0XX

(Note:  Applicants without the compatible AFSC must have an ASVAB score of at least 41 in Administration and at least a 44 in General in order to qualify for retraining)


OTHER PERTINENT DATA This vacancy will be processed in accordance with NHNG TPR 335 & Article 16 of the Labor Management Agreement.  Military compatibility and grade inversion rules will be strictly adhered to. In order to comply with the NGB compatibility criteria, selected individual will be immediately assigned to compatible military assignment.

 

THE FILLING OF THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABILITY OF MANPOWER SPACE.

 

Reimbursement for PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) expenses IS not authorized

 

Selected individual must enroll in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.  The Federal Financial Management Act of 1994, SEC 402, Electronics Payments, requires direct deposit to a financial institution for all Federal wage or salary payments.

 

If you are a male born after 31 December 1959, and you desire employment with the Federal Government, you must be registered with Selective Service.

 

The Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus, Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, and Selected Reserve Recruitment Health Care Professionals incentive will be terminated upon start date for a military technician position or AGR Title 10 or Title 32 tour.  Recoupment may be required depending on the specific incentive contract recoupment procedures.

 

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.

 

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 

Main Website for New Employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

 

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) - Will match up to 5% of salary.  For additional information visit: http://www.tsp.gov

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

 

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc

(Ten Tips for Letting Federal Employers Know Your Work):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/TenTips#icc

 

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Thursday, March 08, 2012

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to https://applicationmanager.gov/ and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 609638. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to https://applicationmanager.gov/ and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

 

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

·         If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

 

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf .

3.      You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

·         By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

  • Current Resume

For this job announcement the following documents are suggested (these are only suggestions and not required for your application to be complete):

  • Military documentation (i.e., DD Form 214, NGB 22, etc)
  • Proof of prior federal service if applicable (SF50s)
  • To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and your e-mail address.

     

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Joanne Desruisseaux
    Phone: (603)227-1507
    Email: JOANNE.DESRUISSEAUX@US.ARMY.MIL
    Agency Information:
    New Hampshire National Guard
    Human Resource Office
    1 Minuteman Way ATTN HRO
    Concord, NH
    03301
    USA

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

    Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

    If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

    Social Security Number

    Vacancy Identification Number

    609638


    1. Title of Job

    Logistics Management Specialist
    2. Biographic Data

    3. E-Mail Address

    4. Work Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    5. Employment Availability

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    6. Citizenship

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    7. Background Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    8. Other Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    9. Languages

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    10. Lowest Grade

    07
    09

    11. Miscellaneous Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    12. Special Knowledge

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    13. Test Location

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    14. Veteran Preference Claim

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    16. Availability Date

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    17. Service Computation Date

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    18. Other Date Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    19. Job Preference

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    20. Occupational Specialties

    001 Logistics Management Specialist

    21. Geographic Availability

    5782 Newington, NH

    22. Transition Assistance Plan

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    23. Job Related Experience

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    24. Personal Background Information

    If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

    25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

    1. Are you currently a technician with the New Hampshire National Guard in a permanent or indefinite position? (this includes AGR's with USERRA rights to a technician position)?


    A. Yes
    B. No



    2. Are you currently a member of the New Hampshire National Guard in a military position (ie. AGR, Traditional), OR are you a Temporary Technician in the NH National Guard?


    A. Yes.
    B. No.



    3. If you answered no to questions 1 and 2, are you both eligible AND WILLING to join the New Hampshire Air National Guard and eligible for the rank and grade listed in this announcement (E5 to E7)?



    Please call (603) 430-3508 to determine enlistment eligibility.

    NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO JOIN THE MILITARY YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION.


    A. Yes.
    B. No.




    4. Do you currently have a 2S0XX AFSC?



    A. Yes.
    B. No.



    If you answered no to question 4, please list your ASVAB Score for the Administrative and General areas (i.e., A55, G40etc).

    Note: Scores lower than 41 in Administrative and 44 in General will require you to re-take the ASVAB prior to entrance into this position if selected.



    5. Do you currently hold the military rank/grade as indicated on this vacancy announcement?


    A. Yes.
    B. No.



    NARRATIVE: What is your current military grade? If not currently in the military, enter the grade you separated at or N/A if you have never held a military grade/rank.


    6. Do you possess experience, education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field. Experience using computer and automation systems?


    A. Yes.
    B. No.



    7. Do you possess at least 24 months experience, education, or training involving detailed knowledge of organizations and their functions in logistical support (i.e., supply, maintenance, quality assurance, facilities). Experience integrating actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to meet program goals. Experience interpreting and applying regulations, laws or practices. Experience planning and organizing work assignments?


    A. Yes.
    B. No.




    8. If you do not have the 24 months experience listed in question 7, do you have at least 12 months experience, education, or training involving knowledge of organizations and their functions in logistical support. Experience integrating actions of support activities to meet program goals. Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks and comply with regulations, laws or practices?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.


    9. If you do not have the 24 months listed in question 8, are you using some education to partially qualify?

    A. Yes.
    B. No.


    NOTE: If using education to qualify for some of the experience, you can only substitute a maximum of 12 months of the required experience. You must have successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of the experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to this position (i.e., business administration, logistics management, traffic management, etc.)


    NOTE: If using some education to partially qualify, you are required to submit a transcript.


    For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.


    A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
    B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
    C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
    D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
    E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.



    10. Experience integrating actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to meet program goals.

    11. Experience interpreting and applying regulations, laws or practices.

    12. Experience planning and organizing work assignments.

    13. Knowledgde of the work being performed in the various branches of supply.

    14. Skill in defining problem areas and in application of conventional mobility management principles and concepts.

    15. Knowledge of methods and procedures to develop training and of the methods used to evaluate training effectiveness.

    16. Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both verbally and in writing.

    17. Skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of program related issues and problems.


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