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Job Title:12-195-ARNG, Program Analyst (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:12-195-ARNG

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$50,628.00 to $65,812.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, December 03, 2012 to Tuesday, December 18, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Camp Murray, WA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Washington Army National Guard

Bargaining Unit Technician Vacancy Announcement

12-195-ARNG, Program Analyst (NATIONAL GUARD REQUIREMENT)

Location:  USPFO, Camp Murray, WA

Appointment Type:  Permanent

PD Number:  D1905000

Series/Grade:  GS-0343-09

Salary Range:  $50,628.00-$65,812.00

Secret Clearance:  None required

PCS Expenses:  *Not Authorized*

Advertise As:  ENLISTED/WARRANT

 

Membership in the National Guard is Required:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Washington National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. 

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizen soldiers have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join the National Guard and serve your nation, your state and your community!

 

Application will be accepted until 11:59 EST pm on: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Please refer to How to Apply section for required documents.

Bargaining Areas of Consideration: 

This position is in the Federal Service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709

 

Area 1In-Service Excepted - All permanent Washington Army National Guard Excepted bargaining unit civil service employees, and members with excepted technician re-employment rights to the Washington Army National Guard.

Area 3In-State Excepted - All participating members of the Washington Army National Guard, including in-service technicians that are not covered by the bargaining unit, and indefinite employees.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military Rank Requirement: E-6 to E-9 or WO1 to CW3
  • CMF: 91 MOS: 36B, 51C, 74B, 88M/N, 89A/B, 92A/F/G/Y
  • WMOS: 011A, 882A, 89A, 913A, 914A, 915E, 920A/B, 922A. 923A
  • Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment.

DUTIES:

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Major Duties:

This position is located in the USPFO. The primary purpose of the position is to provide management with objectively based information to effectively assess the full range of logistical asset accountability of all units/activities within the state. The purpose is to monitor and ensure effectiveness of operations regarding logistics accountability. Identifies process, system, and equipment on hand deficiencies by applying defect prevention principles and root cause problem resolution techniques and recommends corrective action for each. Serves as advisor to the USPFO and his staff members regarding compliance, readiness posturing as relates to accountability, and mission limiting issues. Develops sampling plans and procedures for validating unit/activity accountability and inventory certifications. Evaluates unit and organizational effectiveness. Collectively evaluates management effectiveness of property management functions and informing management of their programs. Applies statistical analysis techniques to measure progress, efficiency, and trends impacting the effectiveness of the organization to meet the organizational goals and objectives. Interprets a variety of requirements making independent judgments to determine organizational compliance with applicable regulations, procedures and practices. Advises the USPFO, DCSLOG/G4, Command Staff, unit/activity commanders, activity managers on the evaluation of basic program policies, regulatory requirements, and follow-up procedures regarding applicable completed evaluation.  Develops processes, management, administrative, and technical evaluation plans for implementation by supervisors/managers. Recommends internal reporting and status tracking procedures to ensure adequate control in terms of deadlines, progress reports, and follow-up reports. During the assessment, the examiner reviews and ensures ground safety, fire prevention and security standards are being followed. Responsible for on the spot corrective assistance and guidance to unit/activity personnel during the conduct of the evaluation/review. Coordinates with other logistics sections within the USPFO and Joint Force Headquarters to resolve technical problems concerning supply and equipment authorizations and accountability. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:

Experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other responsible work which demonstrates analytical ability and a practical and theoretical knowledge of the functions, processes and principles of management. Experience using computer and automation systems.


Education Requirements:

High School diploma or GED

Specialized Experience: 

GS-09 level must have at least 24 months experience which has provided a working knowledge of the National Guard organizational structures, functions, procedures, and techniques. Experience analyzing, interpreting and developing policies and procedures of local management.

 

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics). NOTE:  You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.

 

  • Knowledge and skill in applying statistical analysis and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature.  Using statistical trend analysis and evaluative methods and techniques ensuring that all cost center analysis are effective and efficient.

  • Knowledge of administrative logistics and physical security regulations and operating procedures and  possesses skills in applying fact-finding and investigative techniques (e.g., supply personnel and unit commander interviews, review of work procedures, command supply discipline and financial liability of loss reports, instructions, records, and files) to gather clear-cut factual evidence of compliance with logistics and physical security regulations, directives and local standing operating procedures (SOP).

  • Knowledge of logistics and supply operations in order to validate status of on hand property and equipment regarding excess property postures, turn-in procedures, equipment/supply receipt procedures, processing statement of charges, posting adjustments to property records, accountability procedures, and review of durable/expendable document registers.  

  • Knowledge in conducting interviews and evaluations, analyzing findings and developing recommendations for corrections or improvements in the evaluated program.  Providing evaluation criteria for studies and evaluations ensuring there are standards to measure effectiveness of individuals and programs.

  • Knowledge of administrative regulations and operating procedures to identify, analyze, and provide recommendations for improving management, administrative, operations and maintenance methods and procedures.  Interpreting technical requirements allows the incumbent to make independent judgments and provide recommended changes to improve efficiencies.

  • Knowledge of Department of the Army (DA), Army National Guard (ARNG), policies, procedures, regulations and precedents; enabling the incumbent to correlate and implement change to program goals and objectives directly associated with accountability requirements and goals of the USPFO and Chief, NGB.

  • Skill in applying statistical analysis, sampling methods and techniques to determine compliance with applicable standards.  Ability to review, analyzes, and resolves conflicts between local and higher headquarters regulations.

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

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

(Proof of education must be submitted with application packet) 

 


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.

 

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, step parents, 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

 

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

 

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

1.    Technicians are paid through direct deposit/electronic funds transfer.

2.    Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.

3.    Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses.  Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.

4.    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

5.    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).

6.    All new technicians are subject to a one year trial/probationary period IAW 32 USC 709.

 

All soldiers, civilian employees and contractor employees who drive Army-owned or leased vehicles must complete the Army Avoidance Course (AAC) training when they start working for the Army. Must have a valid Washington state and military driver's license. Must be able to obtain a Government Travel Card (GTC) and be able to attend all schools deemed necessary by the supervisor.

 

Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS to apply or be considered for selection.  Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain MOS within 1 year of appointment action.

*Baseline physical*

 

An employment physical may be required within 90 days of employment per OSHA regulation and NGB* *this physical will be used to determine fitness and eligibility for continued employment.

 

For access to Required Documents please refer to: http://mil.wa.gov/jobs/federal_military_technician.shtml



HOW TO APPLY:

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Please upload all required documents into your USA Jobs online application.

 

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips): http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc

 

Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

 

If the applicant is not able to use a computer, the Form 1203-FX can be printed off and completed to include the biographical information plus answers to the assessment questionnaire.  Both documents, the OF 306 and Mil Form 174 can be directly faxed to USA Staffing at 1-478-757-3144.

 

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



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·OF-306
   ·Other (MIL FORM 174)
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Transcript

 

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 Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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

1.   Go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.   Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 798731. 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.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx 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.

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Steven Whitehill
Phone: (253)512-8728
Email: STEVEN.M.WHITEHILL.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Washington National Guard
Human Resources Office
Bldg 33 ATTN PSS
CAMP MURRAY
Tacoma, WA
98430
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based on your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible 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 (generally 4-6 weeks).


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Job Announcement Number:

12-195-ARNG

Control Number:

332698200