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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Production Controller (AIRCRAFT), GS-1152-09

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:149-12-45

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, November 2, 2012 to Monday, December 03, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1152-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Kelly AFB, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

National Guard Membership is Required (See Announcement)

JOB SUMMARY:

Texas Military Forces

LONE STAR VALUES

Loyalty Bear true faith and allegiance to the State and Nation, Mission and Family
Opportunity
Cultivate an environment for ALL to excel
Networked
Connect to communities, families, interagency partners and components
Ethics
Honor the public trust, exceed standards and expectations

Selfless Service Place the welfare of the Texas Military Forces, State and Nation first
Texas Spirit
Embrace the courageous spirit of our people, history and culture
Adaptability
Act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility & urgency
Ready Prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad

 

TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD

 

EXCEPTED TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

This position is located in the 149th FW, Kelly AFB, TX.  The purpose of this position is to provide planning, scheduling and control of aircraft maintenance through a variety of support maintenance shops.

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:   This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Texas Air National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please visit http://www.nationalguard.com/guard-basics/eligibility-requirements?icid=meganav_guard-basics-eligibility-requirements_20110720 or contact a Texas Air National Guard recruiter at 210-925-5826 before applying for this position.

 

Open Areas of Consideration: Nationwide Excepted. This includes:

    • All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Texas Air National Guard.
    • All current members of the Army/Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Texas Air National Guard.

 

Appointment Factors: This is a Permanent Excepted Position open to Enlisted members ranks Not To Exceed E-7.  This is a Bargaining Unit position.
 
Remarks:  THIS IS A NIGHT SHIFT POSITION

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE AND MUST BE OBTAINED WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT

THIS POSITION IS ADVERTISED CONCURRENTLY FOR AGR AND TECHNICIAN FILL.  TYPE FILL IS CONTINGENT UPON WHICH RESOURCE IS AVAILABLE AT THE TIME THE APPLICANT ENTERS ON DUTY. REFERENCE AGR ANNOUNCEMENT 149-AGR-13-05.  CLICK PROVIDED LINK TO REVIEW THE AGR ANNOUNCEMENT.
http://www.texasnationalguard.us/jobs/default.asp

ALL TXANG UNITS WILL GIVE FIRST CONSIDERATION FOR VACANT POSITIONS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FROM THE 217th TRS. 


PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: PCS expenses are not authorized.

 

THE TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


PLEASE NOTE: ACCEPTANCE OF A MILITARY FEDERAL TECHNICIAN POSITION MAY RESULT IN TERMINATION AND / OR REPAYMENT OF MILITARY INCENTIVES. PLEASE CHECK YOUR CONTRACT AND CONTACT YOUR SERVICING EDUCATION SERVICES (INCENTIVES) OFFICE OR THE RECRUITING/RETENTION OFFICE.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • United States Citizenship is required.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Veteran's preference is not applicable in this agency.
  • Baseline physical is not required.
  • PCS expenses are not authorized.
  • Must be willing to become a member of the Texas Air National Guard.

DUTIES:

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As a Production Controller (AIRCRAFT) with the Texas Air National Guard (ANG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

    • Implements preliminary (advance) maintenance plans for assigned weapon systems and schedules immediate maintenance for transient aircraft. Designates, maintains and monitors current maintenance repair priorities of aircraft to ensure actuality and compliance with flying schedules. Authorizes and assigns aircraft maintenance jobs, job control numbers either manually or through a computerized maintenance system, work priorities, and start and completion times for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of aircraft. Conducts the control and dispatch of shop assignments. Monitors progress of job completion by dispatched personnel. Controls maintenance on assigned aircraft and related support and training equipment. Takes prompt and decisive action to make on-the-spot adjustments to maintenance repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements, and incorporates all unscheduled maintenance into a daily plan.
    • Maintains visual aids depicting status of maintenance actions in progress, specialist availability and status of aerospace vehicles, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), training equipment, transportation and tow vehicles, munitions loads, arming of guns and munitions, and location of aircraft and dispatched AGE. Maintains a visual schedule of daily flying, noting deviations and cancellations.
    • Coordinates with Materiel Control on mission capable (MICAP) and non-mission capable status (NMCS) of parts, adjustments to in-shop work priorities, and verification of urgency of need designators. Determines the source of supply for cannibalization actions.
    • Coordinates with Quality Assurance on functional check flight (FCF) requirements, Air Operations on flying schedule, other maintenance shops for coordination of repair work and with other functional areas as required.
    • Requests necessary support services such as fire fighting activity standby, fuel and defuel and civil engineer support. Directs physical movement of aircraft and aerospace ground equipment.
    • Controls the maintenance communications and transportation systems to provide for the effective transmission of information and movement of material and maintenance personnel.
    • Develops and maintains current procedural check sheets for use during actions such as mass loads, combat turnaround, broken arrow (nuclear emergency), emergency war orders (EWO) notification, aircraft crash, flightline fire, severe weather warning or evacuation. Monitors and revises the sequence of preselected aircraft required for contingency commitments.
    • Makes required inputs to the automated data systems and retrieves data and/or computer generated products as required.
    • Conducts training of assigned military personnel.
    • Performs duties to facilitate the control and coordination of the maintenance flight line activity. Monitors aircraft maintenance in progress and provides estimated completion time follow-up on all flight line activity to provide continuing surveillance of progress and requirements. Anticipates problems and provides alternatives and recommendations to meet mission schedules.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience Required

Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.


Specialized Experience Required
In addition to the General Experience required, to qualify at the GS-09 grade level you must:

  • Possess have at least 24 months experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes.  Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

A maximum of 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 related to Production Control. 

 

Are you using education to qualify? You MUST submit legible transcripts to support your educational claims.  All coursework must have been taken from an accredited institution.
Foreign education: Your transcripts must have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in evaluating foreign credentials in order to be acceptable. 
Only education/experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:
AIR:       2RXXX, 2AXXX, 2WXXX

 
Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the AFSC to apply or be considered for selection. Selected Excepted applicant (if applicable) must complete the AFSC qualifications and requirements within 1 year of appointment.

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 New Employee Website -
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



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 USA-Jobs Resume):
https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Resume_Builder

 
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 -- Friday, November 30, 2012
  • To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:
      1. Go to https://www.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: 756771. 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://www.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 or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
  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:

  • JFTX-J1-HR Form 5 with ink signature ( Digital Signature wil NOT be accepted - Fillable form will not retain information when saved)
  • Resume (Uploaded Resume or USA-Jobs Resume)

 

To download the JFTX-J1-HR Form 5:
http://www.texasnationalguard.us/jobs/hro/downloads/Application_Packet_form5.pdf

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, 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 at least your last four digits of your social security number.

For help building your resume in USA-Jobs Resume Builder:

http://www.usajobs.gov/Content/pdfs/Tutorials-Resume.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HRO Customer Service
Phone: (512)782-6725
TDD: (512)782-6725
Email: HRO-APPLICATIONS@TX.NGB.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
149th Fighter Wing
2200 W 35th Street
Austin, TX
78703

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

The Vacancy ID Number for this announcement is: 756771
1. Title of Job

Production Controller (AIRCRAFT), GS-1152-09
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

Are you a citizen of the United States?
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


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 Production Controller (AIRCRAFT)

21. Geographic Availability


483595029 Kelly AFB, TX

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. What is your current status pertaining to a Secret Clearance?

A. Yes, I currently have a Secret Clearance.
B. No, I do not have a Secret Clearance, but I am eligible to get a Secret Clearance.
C. No, I do not have a Secret Clearance and I am NOT eligible to get a Secret Clearance.

2. What is your current membership pertaining to Texas National Guard membership?

A. I am currently a Permanent or Indefinite Federal Technician with the Texas National Guard.
B. I am currently a Temporary Federal Technician with the Texas National Guard.
C. I am currently a Traditional (Drill, ADSW, ect.) member of the Texas National Guard.
D. No, I am not an active member of the Texas National Guard but I AM WILLING AND ELIGIBLE to immediately become an active Military Member of the Texas National Guard. (If you are not sure you are eligible, please contact a Texas National Guard recruiter at 512-218-1593 before applying for this position.).
E. No, I am not an active member of the Texas National Guard and I AM NOT WILLING to become an active member of the Texas National Guard.

3. Select your current rank, or the rank you are eligible for appointment in the TXARNG.

A. E-1 or E-2.
B. E-3 or E-4.
C. E-5 or E-6.
D. E-7.
E. No, I am not currently one of the above ranks, but I have conferred with a Texas National Guard Recruiter and verified that I am eligible to enlist within the ranks of E-1 (Airman Basic) Not To Exceed E-7 (Master Sergeant).
F. No, I am not enlisted as one of the above listed ranks, nor am I eligible to enlist as any of the above listed ranks.

4. Do you currently possess one of the following primary or secondary Compatible Military Assignments?

AFSC: 2RXXX, 2AXXX, 2WXXX

A. Yes, I possess the Compatible Military Assignment as AFSC 6C0X1.
B. No, but I am eligible and able to complete the MOS/AFSC qualifications and requirements to fall within the above listed Compatible Military Assignment within 1 year of appointment.
C. No, and I will not be completing the MOS/AFSC qualifications and requirements within 1 year of appointment required to be considered for this announcement.

5. Do you have experience, education or training which indicates your ability to reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity?

A. Yes.
B. No.

6. Do you have at least 24 months experience, education or training preparing job or work orders; scheduling various phases of projects into the production facility; following up to see if work is progressing as planned and arranging for adjustments in materials, machine processes, and work sequencing allowing for changes. Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.?

A. Yes, I meet the experience requirement listed above.
B. No, I do not meet the experience listed above.

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 know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

7. Skill to implement preliminary (advance) maintenance plans for assigned weapon systems and schedule immediate maintenance for transient aircraft.

8. Ability to designate, maintain and monitor current maintenance repair priorities of aircraft to ensure actuality and compliance with flying schedules.

9. Knowledge and ability to authorize and assign aircraft maintenance jobs, job control numbers either manually or through a computerized maintenance system, work priorities, and start and completion times for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of aircraft.

10. Skill to conduct the control and dispatch of shop assignments.

11. Ability to monitor progress of job completion by dispatched personnel.

12. Ability to control maintenance on assigned aircraft and related support and training equipment.

13. Skill to take prompt and decisive action to make on-the-spot adjustments to maintenance repair priorities necessitated by unscheduled maintenance requirements, and incorporate all unscheduled maintenance into a daily plan.

14. Ability to maintain visual aids depicting status of maintenance actions in progress, specialist availability and status of aerospace vehicles, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), training equipment, transportation and tow vehicles, munitions loads, arming of guns and munitions, and location of aircraft and dispatched AGE.

15. Skill to maintain a visual schedule of daily flying, noting deviations and cancellations.

16. Ability to coordinate with Materiel Control on mission capable (MICAP) and non-mission capable status (NMCS) of parts, adjustments to in-shop work priorities, and verification of urgency of need designators.

17. Skill to determine the source of supply for cannibalization actions.

18. Ability to coordinate with Quality Assurance on functional check flight (FCF) requirements, Air Operations on flying schedule, other maintenance shops for coordination of repair work and with other functional areas as required.

19. Skill to request necessary support services such as fire fighting activity standby, fuel and defuel and civil engineer support.

20. Skill to direct physical movement of aircraft and aerospace ground equipment.

21. Ability to control the maintenance communications and transportation systems to provide for the effective transmission of information and movement of material and maintenance personnel.

22. Skill to develop and maintain current procedural check sheets for use during actions such as mass loads, combat turnaround, broken arrow (nuclear emergency), emergency war orders (EWO) notification, aircraft crash, flightline fire, severe weather warning or evacuation.

23. Ability to monitor and revise the sequence of preselected aircraft required for contingency commitments.

24. Skill to make required inputs to the automated data systems and retrieve data and/or computer generated products as required.

25. Ability to conduct training of assigned military personnel.

26. Skill to perform duties to facilitate the control and coordination of the maintenance flight line activity.

27. Skill and ability to monitor aircraft maintenance in progress and provide estimated completion time follow-up on all flight line activity to provide continuing surveillance of progress and requirements.

28. Skill and ability to anticipate problems and provide alternatives and recommendations to meet mission schedules.

29. Do you possess a valid Texas state driver's license?

A. Yes, I currently possess a valid Texas state driver's license.
B. No, I do not currently possess a valid Texas state driver's license, but will possess a valid Texas state driver's license by the date of hire, if selected.
C. No, I do not currently possess a valid Texas state driver's license, nor am I able to possess a valid Texas state driver's license.

30. Have you included the required JFTX-J1-HR-Form 5 (filled out completely and signed)?

http://www.texasnationalguard.us/jobs/hro/downloads/Application_Packet_form5.pdf

A. Yes, I have.
B. No.

31. Your ratings in this questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency, if selected. Review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you 1) understand this warning, 2) have reviewed your responses for accuracy, and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.


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Job Announcement Number:

149-12-45

Control Number:

327642800