This Position Is No Longer Available
  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply


Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AR13-215 306277

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$60,520.00 to $94,300.00 / Per Year


Monday, December 17, 2012 to Monday, January 07, 2013




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Salem, OR United StatesView Map


All groups of qualified individuals


Oregon Army National Guard
Statewide Technician Vacancy Announcement

Joint Force Headquarters-Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel G1, Salem Oregon

Appointment Type: Excepted Service Permanent
PD #: D2051

Series/Grade: GS-0341-11/12
Salary Range: $60,520.00- $94,300.00

*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*Candidates must have a valid state driver's license*

*PCS is not Authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Oregon 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.

1st Area: Current permanent full time technicians of the Oregon Army National Guard.
2nd Area: Current members of the Oregon Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received in our office by Monday, January 07, 2013. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the qualification requirements, and How To Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.


  • Military Requirement: Officer only.
  • Military Membership: Must be a member of the Oregon Army National Guard.
  • Military Rank: Minimum of 1LT/ O-2 (P)
  • Officer Branch: 01A *Officer Generalist*


Back to top


This position is located in an Army National Guard brigade level headquarters, with no subordinate units assigned.

Individuals MUST HAVE experience in the fields of Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Program

The purpose of this position is to serve as the Administrative Officer and Program Manager for the Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Program (R3/SPP) to accomplish the Army National Guard 's goal to help Soldiers, families and units develop the resiliency to overcome and respond positively to adversity, while simultaneously to minimize risky behaviors and suicides.  These efforts will be implemented through guidance, advice, and decision support to the ARNG.  Position is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and guidance in the performance of such functions as: (a) developing, monitoring, revising, coordinating, and implementing a resilience/risk reduction/suicide prevention program that reduces incidents of high risk behaviors. (b) developing, monitoring, revising, coordinating, and implementing resilience training, risk reduction and suicide prevention policies and programs. (c) providing in-depth research resulting in new doctrine, training, and mitigation of risks (d) providing continuity and coordination expertise for issues affecting soldiers and civilians; (e) serving as a quick reaction capability to gather relevant data and information for the Army National Guard (ARNG), and then advise on courses of action; and (f) coordinating and implementing components of resilience training to help shape positive behaviors and successful reactions to traumatic experiences.

Serves as the staff consultant on all aspects of the Resilience, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Program and training and is the focal point for analysis on a full spectrum of issues affecting Soldier accession and recruitment.  Plans and develops approaches, methodologies, policies, and procedures for attacking major problems frequently characterized by a lack of precedent studies to expand knowledge in the area.  Assesses feasibility of new institutional training and performs research in support of findings from assessment visits.  Develops partnerships with state, local and community agencies to support the R3/SPP.  Participates in the State Community Health Promotion Council (CHPC).

Conducts and/or participates in inspections, staff assistance visits, special advisory teams; provides papers and presents briefings.

Serves as the Resilience and Risk Reduction Program Coordinator with the responsibility for the overall planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, standardization and promoting of a comprehensive and effective program aimed at the reduction of Soldier and civilian high-risk behaviors (e.g., domestic violence, drug and alcohol, suicide, etc.). Recommends policy, procedures and methodologies to commanders to assist them in reducing both the probability and severity of high-risk behaviors. Provides program guidance to technical specialists involved in readiness, resiliency and retention throughout the ARNG as well as, high-risk operational activities in order to reduce high-risk behaviors. Identifies new resilience, prevention and intervention behavioral risk management programs needed to foster coping skills and reduce high-risk behaviors. Analyzes reports and statistical data, and coordinates with subject matter experts for pertinent information on behavioral and environmental factors; the assessment or prediction of their interaction under varying conditions; and the effectiveness of current or proposed risk reduction measures/programs. Establishes program accountability and program effectiveness measures to ensure continuity and quality of program services through staff assistance visits, process reviews, studies, surveys, and inspections. Participates with military and other government agencies in the definition of research requirements, the planning for research utilization, and the establishment of objectives and policies pertaining to resilience and risk reduction. Plans and coordinates efforts of committees tasked with R3/SPP oversight. Delivers oral presentations to include briefings, speeches, and training sessions, in areas of technical expertise.

(1) Ensures goals are in consonance with higher headquarters direction and local limitations. Oversees the development and execution of long and short range plans and programs. Provides a focus for all unit functions and activities.

(2) Makes assignments based on priorities, degree of difficulty, and requirements of the assignment.

(3) Promotes acceptance and adherence of programs.

(4) Provides oversight for readiness reports. Evaluates organizational readiness reports and develops recommendations for improvement/modification to the organizational priorities based on ever-changing needs of the organization. Analyzes proposed changes and determines effects on organizational readiness and the ability of organization to accomplish assigned missions.

(5) Conducts reviews and recommends changes to command policies, activities, programs, and ensures the organization is progressing toward the desired readiness goals.


Back to top


General Experience:

Work includes positions in which the employees are responsible for providing or obtaining a variety of management services essential to the direction and operation of an organization. The paramount qualifications required are extensive knowledge and understanding of management principles, practices, methods and techniques, and skill in integrating management services with the general management of an organization. Experience, education or training in managing or directing, one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations. Supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work experience and/or training which has provided knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Education Requirements:

Individual selected for this position must be a Commissioned Officer with the Oregon Army National Guard.

Specialized Experience:
Within your resume or OF-612, applicants must explain how they have gained the Specialized Experience required for this position. Applicants applying at the GS-11 level must have 36 months experience, education or training analyzing problems, identifying significant factors, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions. Experience preparing reports, plans, policies and various correspondence. Experience evaluating objectives and develop plans to facilitate the availability and effective utilization of various resources. Experience utilizing the organization, its mission and the organizational staff procedures. Experience using quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of administrative and technical programs. Experience developing the mission and work processes of programs throughout the military organization and multi level agencies. Experience in analytical and investigative techniques. 


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

None to list for this position.


Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment (CCCC)


Oregon National Guard will provide the citizens of the State of Oregon and the United States with the ready force of citizen soldiers and airman, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency natural or manmade. Unit of military assignment is Office of the State Surgeon. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position with the Oregon National Guard will cause termination from any Guard Recruitment Bonus or Guard paid student loan. A law enforcement background check may be required prior to appointment to this position. By submitting a resume or application for this position, you authorize this agency to accomplish the check. This is a dual-status position and membership in the Oregon National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.


Back to top
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:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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:

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:



Back to top

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

  1. Your resume or OF-612
  2. Explanation of Specialized Experience
  3. Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed.
The complete Application Package must be received in our office no later than 1630 hrs (4:30 pm PST) on Monday, January 07, 2013.

We are not currently accepting on-line applications. Please use the following information to submit your application.
    By Mail:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • JFHQ-HRO/Staffing
  • PO Box 14350
  • Salem, OR 97309
    Hand deliver to:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • 1776 Militia Way SE Room 150
  • Salem, Oregon.
*E-mailing is reserved for certain circumstances such as deployment, military schooling and extended TDY’s. Prior approval is required before an application is submitted via email.
    Important information regarding completion and Submission of your Application Package:
  • Applications must be typed or printed in legible dark ink. Please sign and date each application.
  • Be sure to include the announcement number and position title on your application.
  • You may staple your application. Do not bind, tab, or use document protectors.
  • Submit only single sided copies of all application documents.
  • Applications submitted using government resources will not be accepted.
  • When mailing your application it is recommended that you obtain a delivery confirmation receipt showing the date your application was mailed. Please allow several business days for mail delivery prior to Monday, January 07, 2013.


    Failure to provide complete information, may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for this position.
  • Current Resume or OF-612
  • Explanation of Specialized Experience
  • Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)
  • Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only


Pedro Velasquez
Phone: (503)584-3926
Agency Information:
Oregon National Guard
PO Box 14350
ATTN Staffing
Salem, OR


After the announcement closing date, your application will be reviewed in full. If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Back to top
Print Preview

Job Announcement Number:

AR13-215 306277

Control Number: