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Job Title:AIR CARGO SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T13-077A

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$24.69 to $28.86 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 to Thursday, December 27, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5201-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Niagara Falls, NY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

New York Air National Guard membership required (See Announcement)

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD

DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF)

LATHAM, NY 12110-2224

SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE IAW DMNA 690-4, CHAPTER 6

POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER:

T13-077A, AIR CARGO SPECIALIST, D1965000, WG-5201-10

 

LOCATION:

107TH-AERIAL PORT OPS, NIAGARA FALLS, NY 14304

 

DAFSC:

2T2XX

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     27 NOV 2012  CLOSES:  27 DEC 2012 

 

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

 

 

This position is located in the Small Air Terminal Section of the Deployment and Distribution Flight, Logistics Readiness Squadron, Mission Support Group, at an ANG Aviation Wing.  

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  STATEWIDE

STATEWIDE:  ALL MILITARY TECHNICIANS IN THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD (INCLUDES AGR). 

ENLISTED ONLY 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must already be a member of the NY Air National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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The primary purpose of this position is to perform a full variety of Air Transportation functions necessary to manage the day-to-day Air Transportation and small air terminal operations including but not limited to, airdrop and airdrop inspections, rigging responsibilities, wing deployment training, passenger and cargo manifesting, Joint Inspection, load planning, determining cargo/passenger eligibility, establishing and maintaining air terminal security, directly responsible for safe and efficient loading/offloading of all DOD-owned and controlled aircraft and ensuring In-transit Visibility (ITV).  


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this AIR CARGO SPECIALIST position, you must meet the following criteria.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 

Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of equipment and practices associated with the type of work to be done.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Experience in installing a variety of complex rigging and items that are difficult to plan and lay out due to critical fit, tension, and operational requirements.  Experience in rigging a full variety of items that may be dropped although many loads rigged are standard for practice drops.  Even the rigging of these standard practice loads requires a comprehensive knowledge of proper rigging techniques and accountability for proper rigging of the load.  Rigging duties are properly recognized at the WG-10 level in this position.  

  

KSA's:

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below.   Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application.   Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.

 

1.  Knowledge of Air Terminal Operations Center (ATOC) functions and operation sufficient to plan, coordinate, facilitate, and expedite on-time movement of air cargo in accordance with applicable rules and regulations.  Must maintain load planning qualification currency to plan and compute load distribution using automated programs, manual methods, and/or other weight and balance computation methods. JAI and JI qualifications/currency to identify through prescribed inspection processes problems to eliminate malfunctions that may affect the safety of aircraft/crew, to ensure a safe and proper drop of load from aircraft, and to insure items offered/accepted for transport by air meet proper specifications. School qualifications/currency as a rigger/parachute packer knowledgeable of proper rigging procedures and ability to rig loads for airdrop to include preparation/packing, and repair of parachutes utilized for these drops. Special handling currency qualifications and competency to handle, process, and ensure compatibility of hazardous materials being transported on aircraft.

 

2.  Skill and ability to train traditional guard personnel in all aerial port functions.

 

3.  Skill and ability to analyze and determine causes in malfunctions relating to aerial

drops.

 

4.  Knowledge of drop zone control operations to direct and control drop zone

operations.

 

5.  Knowledge of and ability to receive, warehouse, process, and categorize cargo

and to process related paperwork.

 

6.  Ability to select and assemble aircraft loads, and to load and offload aircraft.

 

7.  Ability to operate a variety of materials handling equipment (MHE) utilized in

moving cargo within the air terminal and to transport cargo to and from the

aircraft (i.e., 4-10K forklifts, 25-60K aircraft loaders, etc.).

 

8.  Must have knowledge of and ability to perform fleet service responsibilities.

  

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: 

ENLISTED ONLY

 

Compatible Military Assignments:  

DAFSC:

2T2XX



YOU MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following documents:

·         RESUME

·         DMNA FORM 108     (http://www.dmna.state.ny.us./forms/dmna108.doc) Click this link for a copy of the form

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 numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.  The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  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 instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility. 

 

All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants.  In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral.  A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors.  Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position.  Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal. 

 

Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence: 

 

1.  Category I:  All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard  for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.

 

2.  Category II:  All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard. 

 

3.  Category III:  Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard. 

 

* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.  


BENEFITS:

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Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/interactive/Benefits#icc.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the New York National Guard, please visit our website at http://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php?id=tech



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, December 27, 2012. 

To begin the process. click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  Note:  To return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov/.  To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID:  792249.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. 

 

If you cannot apply online: 

1.  Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire and

2.  Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf and

3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documentation to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203 FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. 

Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or supporting documentation to the New York 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 Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 

 

1.  Your Resume (Your resume MUST detail your length of general and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)

2.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)

3.  DMNA FORM 108 (http://www.dmna.state.ny.us./forms/dmna108.doc*Click link for a copy of this required form*

4.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable. 

5.  Other supporting documents may include: (not required)

  • Flight Records
  • Qualification Certificates
  • DD 214
  • Seperate document supporting KSA's. 
  • Military Biography
  • SF 50
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Awards (military and/or technician)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avis Sanchez
Phone: (518)786-4659
Email: AVIS.SANCHEZ@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
New York National Guard
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
ATTN SANNING PINGITORE
LATHAM, NY
12110
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your category and score, you may be referred to the selecting official.  If your name is referred to the selecting official, you will be contacted directly by that office for an interview.  You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed.

 

You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement: 

 

1.  Immediately after your application has been submitted.

2.  After the announcement has closed and qualifications are reviewed.  (This will inform you whether or not you were referred to the selecting official.)

3.  Once selection has been made. 

 

If at anytime you have questions concerning this Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email.  Your email should contain the following information:  T13-077A, AIR CARGO SPECIALIST, 792249. 

The email can be sent directly to avis.sanchez@us.army.mil 


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Job Announcement Number:

T13-077A

Control Number:

331801000