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Job Title:Lead Telecommunications Equipment Operator (Radio), GS-0390-6

Department:Department Of The Interior

Agency:Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Job Announcement Number:CD-12-PQ756146 (DEU)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$34,907.00 to $45,376.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 28, 2012 to Friday, October 19, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0390-06

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

06

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Yates, ND United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indians, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

VACANCY AMENDED:  THE CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012.

 

The Office of Justice Services is announcing an opportunity in its Division of Law Enforcement Services, District I, Standing Rock Agency for a position as a Lead Telecommunications Equipment Operator (Radio).   Do you have experience performing as a radio net controller in transmitting and receiving law enforcement communications traffic?  If so, please consider this rewarding opportunity.

The position is located in the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, Division of Law Enforcement Services, District I at the Standing Rock Agency in Fort Yates, ND.

This position is being advertised concurrently with CD-12-PQ756144 (MP) using Merit Promotion procedures.  Status applicants who wish to be considered under both merit promotion and competitive examining procedures must apply directly to each announcement. __________________________________________________________________________________

Whom May Apply

  • U.S. Citizens

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment background investigation
  • Relocation expenses maybe authorized
  • Travel one to five nights per month may be required

DUTIES:

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The major duties of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

·        Serves as a work leader on a regular basis and leads three or more operators on daily law enforcement and police communication services. 

·        Serves as a central receiving and dispatching officer for the Police Department.

·        Instructs employees on specific tasks and work techniques.

·        Provides on-the-job training to new operators.

·        Operates the Law Enforcement Crime Reporting Information System (CRIS) and the NCIC Criminal Justice     computer system.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-6:

Specialized Experience - To qualify at the GS-06 level, you must have one year experience assisting or giving guidance to trainee’s operating a radio network control at a dispatch center that transmits or receives law enforcement communications traffic; operating the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) computer terminal to retrieve criminal records; and maintaining records and files on radio transactions, police actions, complaints and reports.

 

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.



Category Rating will be used in the ranking and selection process for this position.  The categories are Best Qualified, Well Qualified, and Qualified.  Veterans’ preference rules for category rating will be applied.

 

Qualified applicants will be rated based on their possession of the knowledge and experience requirements below:

 

  • Knowledge of transmitting and receiving law enforcement communications traffic
  • Ability to lead, instruct and give guidance
  • Skill in operating crime reporting and information systems
  • skill in oral and written communication

 

Selective Service:  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.


 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your résumé.  Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.

  • For 5-point veterans’ preference, please provide your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g., copy of military orders, campaign documents as: or expeditionary award citation, etc.) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
  • For 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference and the documentation required by that form.


INDIAN PREFERENCE:  This position is subject to the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (25 U.S.C. 472).  Priority in selection will be given to Indian candidates who present proof of eligibility for Indian preference.  BIA Form 4432 must be provided with the application of a candidate who claims Indian preference.


BENEFITS:

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This agency participates in the standard Federal benefits program described here:  http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc

In addition to the Federal benefits offered to all employees, we also offer:

·         Additional fitness subsidy to reimburse 50% of membership fees up to $275 per year

·         Variety of available work schedules 

·         Transportation subsidy program which reimburses up to $125 per month for mass transportation expenses



OTHER INFORMATION:

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CTAP) and INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP)

CTAP:  Current Department of the Interior employees who have not yet been separated but are identified as surplus or displaced due to reduction-in-force, transfer of function, or directed reassignment to a new commuting area, may be eligible for priority selection for this vacancy under CTAP.

ICTAP:  Competitive service employees from a Federal agency (either within or outside of Interior) who have already been involuntarily separated due to one of the reasons identified here may be eligible for priority consideration under ICTAP. 

In order to receive priority consideration, you must submit proof of eligibility (Certificate of expected separation, proposed removal for failure to relocate, RIF Notice, SF-50 documenting your RIF or removal for failure to relocate, notice of disability annuity determination, etc.) with your application package.  In addition, you must be rated at 85 or above or placed into at least the "well qualified" category under category rating procedures.  For complete information about CTAP and ICTAP, click here.



HOW TO APPLY:

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  1. Click "Apply Online" to the right.
  2. Log-in to USAJOBS and follow the instructions to submit your resume.  Note:  If you have not already created a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one.  This will also involve creating a resume in the USAJOBS system.
  3. After submitting your resume, enter your Application Manager username and password when prompted.  If you do not have an Application Manager username, you will need to create one.
  4. Complete the questionnaire in Application Manager.  To preview the questions, click here:  View Assessment Questions
  5. Upload all other documents listed in the "Required Documents" section below.  If you do not have certain documents electronically, you may fax them using the instructions below.
  6. Submit your application.  You will receive confirmation if your application has been properly submitted.

 

FAXING INSTRUCTIONS & VERIFICATION OF RECEIPT

  1. Complete the fax coversheet provided here: http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf  The vacancy identification number for this position is:  756146
  2. Fax your documents to 478-757-3144.  Please note, if you do not use the coversheet provided above,  your documents will not be properly processed.
  3. After two business days, verify receipt of your faxed documents by logging into your Application Manager account at https://applicationmanager.gov/


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are REQUIRED for this position:
  1. Resume showing relevant experience
  2. On-line Assessment Questionnaire
  3. Transcripts (if applicable)
  4. Veterans Preference Documentation (if applicable)
  5. BIA Form 4432 (if claiming Indian preference), link:  http://www.bia.gov/DocumentLibrary/index.htm
  6. OF-306 (link provided in the assessment questions)

REMINDER:  ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MIDNIGHT Eastern Time (Washington, DC time) ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT (Friday, October 19, 2012).  If your application package is incomplete in any way, you will not be considered for this position, and requests for extensions will not be granted.  Please double check your application package BEFORE you submit it.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Human Resources
Phone: (703)390-6420
Email: BIA_HR_RESTON@BIA.GOV
Agency Information:
AS IA Human Resources
DO NOT SEND MAIL
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE
Reston, VA
20191

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you have properly submitted your online questionnaire, you will receive a confirmation message.  You may want to check the spam folder for your email provider to ensure you receive our messages.

A review of your application package will be made after the vacancy announcement closes.  You will be notified by letter or email of your status.  Please allow approximately 2 to 4 weeks for us to complete our review and notify you.


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Job Announcement Number:

CD-12-PQ756146 (DEU)

Control Number:

327603900