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Job Title:IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN/CUSTSPT) (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 12-449-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$39,497.00 to $75,987.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, February 08, 2013 to Tuesday, May 7, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-07/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

4 vacancies in the following location:
Springfield, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This job is open to all members of the Ohio Air National Guard

JOB SUMMARY:

The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

178th OSS FT
801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH 45501
USA

***This announcement is for 4 positions: 3 Permanent and 1 Infefinite.

The Indefinite position is for a period NTE 4 years or may become permanent; or could be terminated any time with a 30 day notice.  Please indincate on the questionaire if you would be willing to accept an Indefinite appointment.***

 

 

****This position is a developmental IT Specialist position GS-2210-07/09/11. Promotion
to the next higher grade is dependent of fulfilling the requirements set forth
in the Individual Developmental Plan for this position.****

 

 

This position is located at the 178th Air National Guard intelligence unit.  The purpose of the position is to provide information technology system support to the assigned unit.  The incumbent provides systems administration support on workstations and servers using multiple operating systems.  The incumbent is responsible for installing and testing the system security configuration and monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining workstation and server hardware and software.  The incumbent is the primary customer support specialist for the classified systems used throughout the unit. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This job is open to all military members of the Ohio ANG
  • Min Rank: AB (E-1)
  • Max Rank: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3D1, 3D0

DUTIES:

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(1) Serves as a technical expert and focal point for the installation and configuration of hardware and software on personal computers and for personal data assistants associated with assigned systems.  Develops, modifies, and tests overall system backup and recovery strategies for assigned systems. 

(2) Serves as a systems administrator responsible for planning, coordinating, modifying, implementing, and troubleshooting in order to meet customer needs.  Work pertains to the administration of all systems, including a myriad of associated hardware platforms, software applications and numerous interfaces included in the Local Area Network (LAN).

(3) Serves as a technical expert on multiple operating systems and computer platforms.  Determines equipment and communications requirements and interfaces with other systems.  Evaluates machine usage and develops plans for the necessary acquisition to support future automation (hardware and software) requirements.

(4) Analyzes, evaluates, and recommends hardware/software changes to various computer systems.  Considers factors such as compatibility with standard systems, conversion or implementation costs, and impact on existing equipment.  Installs, configures and tests products and equipment being reviewed.

(5) Develops guidelines, standard operating procedures (SOPs), bulletins and flyers regarding the operation/use of assigned C4 systems, services, and activities.  Analyzes policies, regulations, and system provisions governing standard operating systems and provides assistance and advisory services to users.

(6) Implements systems software changes, operating system releases and maintains the operational status of systems.  Coordinates with system developers resolving hardware and/or software malfunctions.

(7) Performs security management in accordance with National Guard Bureau (NGB) and Air National Guard (ANG) regulations and policies.  Reviews and implements local policies regarding system access, network rights, and physical access to systems and equipment.

(8) Implements ANG policy relating to systems storage requirements.  Analyzes system operations to identify inefficiencies and takes action to resolve problems and ensure optimal performance and consistency. 

(9) Provides input to the ANG Continuity of Operation Plan (COOP) procedures for system disaster recovery.  COOP recovery includes reestablishment of systems at multiple sites and locations.

(10) Installs and configures workstation or network operating systems, and applications software on a wide range of configurable information systems devices.  Configures a wide variety of devices requiring diverse interfaces and device drivers in multiple operating system environments using a wide variety of hardware platforms.  Enforces command standards for hardware and software configurations.  Configures workstation security parameters.  Troubleshoots and corrects software problems to include resolving conflicts between applications, hardware and/or device conflicts, and operating system faults.  Detects and removes computer viruses.  Restores critical data files.  Updates hardware and software architecture databases to reflect installations, turn-ins, and changes in reportable software.

(11) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

 

  • Must be a Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard
  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: MSgt (E-7)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 3D1, 3D0

 

If you apply for this position and are over the Maximum Military Grade you may be required to take an Administrative Reduction in Military Grade in order to be appointed.

 

****This position is a developmental IT Specialist position GS-2210-07/09/11. Promotion
to the next higher grade is dependent of fulfilling the requirements set forth
in the Individual Developmental Plan for this position.****

 

 

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply. It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.

 

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW. THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED.

 

General Experience:

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. 

 

Specialized Experience:

 

At the GS-07 level: 12 months experience, education, or training in the following:

1. Training in translating detailed logical steps developed by others into language codes that computers accept where this required understanding of procedures and limitations appropriate to use of a programming language. 

2. Experience interviewing subject-matter personnel to get facts regarding work processes, and synthesizing the resulting data into charts showing information flow. 

 

At the GS-09 level24 months experience, education, or training in the following:

1. Training in analysis of the interrelationship of pertinent components of the system. 

2. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment. 

3. Experience scheduling the sequence of programs to be processed by computers where alternatives had to be weighed with a view to production efficiency.  

 

 

At the GS-11 level36 months experience, education, or training in the following:

1.  Knowledge of techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. 

2. 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. 

3. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. 

4. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION:

For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the experience requirements.  At the GS-7 level, on full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.  At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted.  At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.   

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. 

**A copy of the transcript must be submitted with the Job Application if substituting education for experience**

Requirements

This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position.

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 

 

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

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. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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, 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

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



OTHER INFORMATION:


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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

 

1. Your Resume

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

 

The complete Application package mush be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, March 08, 2013.

 

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create and account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

 

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 837873.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

 

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

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

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



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and provide the time periods the work was performed)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume,  the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

MATTHEW GEORGE
Phone: (937)327-2059
Email: MATTHEW.GEORGE@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
178th ISRW
801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH
45501
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status 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.

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Job Announcement Number:

JA 12-449-C

Control Number:

337250400