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Job Title:Supervisory IT Specialist (SYSADMIN/CUSTSPT)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:12-654A (779152)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$76,644.00 to $99,636.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 15, 2012 to Friday, December 14, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
March AFB, CA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

(ALL SOURCES): Current military members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force.

JOB SUMMARY:

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, California and your community!

The California National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the California 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.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period).

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  (ALL SOURCES): Current military members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force.

 

Military grade of E7 Through E8 

 

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive IS NOT authorized.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is NOT authorized, based on determination that PCS move is not in the Government best interest. 

     

Position Requires TravelInfrequent/Rare 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Security Clearance Required: Top Secret SBI/SCI
  • Compatible Military Assignments: 3D0X3,3D0X1,3D0XX,3D1XX

DUTIES:

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THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION

This position serves as a first level supervisor over a group of Information Technology Specialists performing a variety of systems administration and customer support work for an intelligence unit.  The highest level of work supervised is at the GS-11 level.  The work of the organization impacts the ability of unit personnel to retrieve and send mission critical intelligence data.

 

Subject to Night and/or Rotating Shifts


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL:  Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process.  Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems. 

 

Supervisory IT Specialist (SYSADMIN/CUSTSPT), GS-2210-12: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.  Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls.  Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment.   Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.  Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.  

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledge's, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made: 

 

1.  Ability to research and analyze data.

2.  Ability to communicate in verbal and written formats.

3.  Ability to organize work in a logical sequence.

4.  In depth knowledge of computer systems and programming techniques.

5.  Skills in maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing  network systems, equipment and circuits utilizing diagnostic software, technical data and block diagrams


Major study-computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field. 

 

COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED FOR EDUCATION TO BE CREDITABLE

 

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

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.

 

 For information regarding Federal benefits, please see: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts -  https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. : http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance -: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.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  California National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 listed on this announcement with the prescribed cover letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3.   NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 60 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Please DO NOT send fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the California National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line OR fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 listed on the announcement with the prescribed cover letter.   

How To Apply:

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.
 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 --

         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 right hand side of the page.

2.  Click the radio button for this Vacancy Announcement:  Click Select a Vacancy.

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

•         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 off line.

 

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.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS CLOSE AT 12:00 A.M. (MIDNIGHT) EASTERN STANDARD TIME Friday, December 14, 2012
12-654A (779152)

NGCAHRJOBSTECH@NG.ARMY.MIL

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

779152
Title of Job

Supervisory IT Specialist (SYSADMIN/CUSTSPT)
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address

Lowest Grade

12

Occupational Specialties

001 Supervisory IT Specialist

Geographic Availability

062075065 March AFB, CA

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a current military member of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you currently possess the military grade of E-7 through E-8?

A. Yes
B. No

3. Do you have experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process; Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization;   Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls; Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment; Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion; Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed; Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel?

A. Yes
B. No

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.

5. Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the assigned technicians, ensuring that the advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs.

6. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management.

7. Coordinates with a variety of information technology counterparts and higher-level officials in the local unit as well as the gaining command and other Federal and DoD intelligence organizations.

8. Serves as a technical expert and focal point for the installation, configuration and administration of hardware and software on personal computers and servers located in the unit.

If your resume DOES NOT includes all the items requested on this vacancy announcement, along with a narrative description of how you meet the general and specialized experience requirements, you may lose consideration for the position. 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, transcripts 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

• Current Resume
• Transcripts (if applicable)

·   Air Force: Copy of Records Review Report on Individual Person (RIP) within last 30 days;

       **For applicants submitting a RIP - Please only include the pages that specify your current Rank/AFSC**

·  Army: Copy of Personnel Qualification Record within last 30 days

The following documents are NOT acceptable as attachments to applications:  Photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings (civilian or military), award certificates or letters of appreciation.  

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

For More Information
Phone: (000)000-0000
Email: NGCAHRJOBSTECH@NG.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
163 ARW
March ARB
March ARB, CA
92518
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgment email that your submission was successful.  After a review 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.  


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Job Announcement Number:

12-654A (779152)

Control Number:

331393300