Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your responses to the qualifications questionnaire and the documentation you submitted in your resume and on the AGMO Form 335-1-R to support your responses. The selecting official will contact you for an interview if your name is referred for this position.
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.
Social Security Number
Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who have may have the same name. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we cannot process your application without it.Vacancy Identification NumberThe Vacancy Identification Number is
8413321. Title of Job
READINESS PROGRAM SPECIALIST2. Biographic Data3. E-Mail Address4. Work Information5. Employment Availability
QUESTION 1: Are you a permanent technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Army National Guard?
If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 2.
QUESTION 2: Are you an indefinite or temporary technician who is currently employed by the Missouri Air National Guard OR a Missouri traditional guard member OR interested in guard membership in the Missouri Air National Guard?
If you answered Yes to this question, please respond No to Question 1.6. Citizenship
Are you a citizen of the United States?7. Background Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.8. Other Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.9. Languages
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.10. Lowest GradeEnter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. Valid grades for this position are:
1111. Miscellaneous Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.12. Special Knowledge
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.13. Test Location
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.14. Veteran Preference Claim
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service16. Availability Date
You may leave this section blank if you can begin work in the near future. If you will not be able to begin work in the near future, please provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use the MM/DD/YYYY format.17. Service Computation Date
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.18. Other Date Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.19. Job Preference
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.20. Occupational SpecialtiesEnter the appropriate occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
001 Readiness Program Specialist21. Geographic Availability
Select the location(s) in which you will accept employment. Valid location for this position is:
294039189 Jefferson Barracks, MO22. Transition Assistance Plan
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.23. Job Related Experience
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.24. Personal Background Information
If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:
Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.
1. Do you possess experience, education or training which provided you with a general knowledge of the principles of organization, management and administration?
2. Do you possess 36 months of specialized experience managing a Full Spectrum Threat Response (FSTR) Program which encompasses Disaster Preparedness (DP), Air Base Operability (ABO), Chemical Warfare Defense (CWD), Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) emergency response programs and Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Explosive (C-CBRNE) plans and programs? The specialized experience must also demonstrate your ability to provide planning, program management, and managing training for integrated wing readiness to include Homeland Security (HLS) and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) response missions.
3. Do you possess 24 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in applying rules, procedures and technical methods associated with a Full Spectrum Threat Response (FSTR) Program sufficient to carry out a full range of support assignments; ability to use a wide range of program concepts and practices sufficient to answer questions and promote the programs with factual and up-to-date information; and thorough knowledge of overall readiness management, SORTS, HAZMAT, logistics, and associated programs?
4. Do you possess 12 months of specialized experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in applying rules, procedures and technical methods associated with a Full Spectrum Threat Response (FSTR) Program sufficient to carry out a full range of support assignments; ability to use a wide range of program concepts and practices sufficient to answer questions and promote the programs with factual and up-to-date information; and skill in oral and written communications to prepare and present briefings/project papers, and staff reports?
5. Are you currently a member OR eligible to immediately become an active military member of the Missouri National Guard?
MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION.
For each of the following tasks, chose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement. 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 this 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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
6. Managed and executed a Full Spectrum Threat Response (FSTR) program which included First Responder capability.
7. Worked under high stress when involved in emergency operations.
8. Planned, scheduled, and conducted projects and studies to analyze, evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of a FSTR program.
9. Developed and coordinated plans within broad based guidelines.
10. Researched, analyzed the threat assessment, and formulated and coordinated new or modified work methods/written policies to implement readiness programs to meet specific requirements of the organization.
11. Developed supporting annexes and local supplements to higher headquarters plans and directives.
12. Planned, developed, and coordinated policies and procedures for disaster relief and humanitarian response efforts.
13. Managed, controlled, developed, and coordinated an automated contingency management system.
14. Maintained active liaison with appropriate wing/unit, major command, and state and local emergency management agencies.
15. Interpreted, determined applicability, and ensured compliance with higher headquarters directives.
16. Promulgated operating instructions, checklists, and procedures for specialized teams and contingency operations.
17. Monitored and reviewed plans to ensure disaster preparedness and readiness programs requirements were met wing/unit wide and analyzed the effectiveness of these plans.
18. Prepared and maintained wartime and contingency response and mobility plans and continually evaluated the plans to improve them.
19. Received and evaluated notification of contingencies or disasters and responded accordingly.
20. When directed, assembled personnel and activated specialized teams.
21. Oversaw equipment preparation.
22. Established a command and control center.
23. Used automated contingency management system to locate and predict the hazard.
24. Established contamination control station.
25. Monitored and coordinated recovery actions.
26. Served as technical advisor to the commander regarding nuclear, biological, chemical, and conventional (NBCC) defense operations, disaster relief operations, and major accident response and recovery.
27. Served as Survival Recovery Center (SRC)
28. Advised and directed the activities of a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Control Center.
29. Accomplished NBCC warning and reporting in accordance with applicable directives.
30. Ensured NBCC hazard plotting and prediction was accomplished as necessary.
31. Acted as the program manager for the integration of support elements to ensure the units continued ability to survive and operate.
32. Supported the on-scene commander at the scene of an emergency response operation.
33. Directed record of actions during emergency operations for required reports.
34. Managed, monitored, analyzed, and evaluated the Readiness and Ability to Survive to Operate (ATSO), NBCC, and DRF training programs.
35. Established and monitored requirements and procedures for contamination control.
36. Detected, identified, measured, and reported contamination and worked with the bioenvironmental engineer in interpreting hazards to personnel.
37. Coordinated and monitored exposure control procedures.
38. Plotted contamination levels and coordinated with medical personnel to identify contamination areas and establish safety procedures.
39. Conducted assessments to ensure unsafe areas were marked according to procedures.
40. Documented findings and reports to proper authority.
41. Evaluated the survivability and emergency preparedness of wing/unit personnel to include tenant units or other organizations.
42. Provided direction in the development of training plans and ensured they were developed and implemented for all FSTR programs for units within the units serviced.
43. Managed automated systems (Logistics Module (LOGMOD)) for all phases of the deployment process to include personnel and equipment.
44. Provided financial analysis and planning for readiness resource requirements.
45. Identified contingency and operability needs for manning, facilities, and equipment at home station and deployed locations.
46. Advised units on the quantity and type of NBCC detection and protection equipment required to support disaster operations.
47. Managed equipment assigned by ensuring it is inspected and maintained in operational status IAW applicable technical data.
48. Monitored Allowance Standards (AS) and Logistics Detail (LOGDET) for current equipment requirements.
49. Inspected and evaluated palletizing, packaging, and transportation procedures, and recommended improvements to supervisors.
50. Managed weapons and ammunition programs.
51. Managed and conducted wing/unit readiness assessment visits.
52. Managed and conducted readiness program self-assessments.
53. Reviewed requirements; identified deficiencies; performed trend analysis; developed recommendations; prepared reports; conducted briefings; and performed follow-up actions.
54. Served as the technical advisor to the wing/unit Exercise Evaluation Team Chief and members.
55. Coordinated exercise plans.
56. Acted as observer and evaluator for exercises.
57. Identified deficiencies and conducted analysis.
58. Recommended corrective actions.
59. Managed the Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS).
60. Compiled and updated status of personnel, training, and equipment.
61. Ensured timely and accurate submission of Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) SORTS reports.
62. Provided SORTS briefings to commanders and identified shortfalls and recommended corrective actions.
63. Managed the Aerospace Expeditionary Forces (AEF) Unit Type Code (UTC) Status Reporting Tool (ART).
64. Complied and updated status of personnel, training, equipment and supplies.
65. Served as the advisor to the Readiness Working Group.
66. Conducts meetings and served as advisor in the development of guidance to ensure an integrated readiness program.
67. Coordinated with unit organizations to develop plans and procedures to enhance the wing ability to survive and operate in a wartime environment.
68. Coordinated with the Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Program Manager in emergency planning and response actions required to comply with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 and Executive Order 12856.
69. Integrated HAZMAT actions into existing plans and the automated contingency management system.
70. Managed, and was solely responsible for, the program to train the base populace to survive and operate in a NBCC environment.
71. Developed, trained, and equipped specialized teams for NBCC response.
72. Reviewed, analyzed, and interpreted data received from specialized teams and systems that indicate hazard areas.
73. Advised the commander of recommended protective measures.
74. Ensured requirements and safety precautions were met during specialized team operations.