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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:SMALL ARMS REPAIRER

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-149

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$18.82 to $21.98 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to Friday, February 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6610-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

08

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Eastover, SC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

THIS POSITION IS RESTRICTED TO ON-BOARD SCARNG TECHNICIANS ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the Nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our SC National Guard Team and serve your nation, SC and your community! 

SOUTH CAROLINA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD 

THIS POSITION IS RESTRICTED TO ON-BOARD SCARNG TECHNICIANS ONLY

 

Location: TAG-DOL, Columbia , SC

Compatibility: Enlisted 

National Guard Membership is Required : This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the South Carolina Army 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.

Application materials must be received by the closing date. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. If you are applying with a resume created outside of USA Jobs Resume Builder, follow this link to access the Online QuestionNaire. Otherwise apply using the APPLY ONLINE button at the right of this page to use the RESUME BUILDER resume. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Compatibility: Enlisted
  • Meet minimum physical and screening requirements
  • Meet minimum aptitude requirements for the compatible MOS
  • Attain/Maintain the Security Clearance and NACLC
  • Participate in the Direct Deposit Program

DUTIES:

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DUTIES:

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters- State, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.  The purpose of this position is to peform maintenance, repair, and inspection on a full range of small arms and related devices.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirement: Experience or training which demonstrates a working knowledge to read and interpret instructions, repair manual, specifications and drawings; must have a knowledge of shop mathematics sufficient to use testing devices and measuring instruments, and be proficient in the use and maintenance of hand tools and equipment.

Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification. Quality, type, and scope of experience, training or education must be demonstrated to show that the applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced. 

Specialized Experience: You MUST have 18 months experience in EACH of the following KSAs: 

1. Experience or training which demonstrates ability to work effectively and efficiently on weapons and mechanical systems in dissasembly for repair, inspection to diagnose mechanical malfunctioning, wear and/or damage is required.

 

2. Experience in adjustment of levers, gear linkages and synchronization of interrelated mechanical systems.

 

3.  Experience in applying technical manual, regulations, specifications and drawings to to determine operation, assembly and a tolerance of the variety of weapons cleaned, repaired and modified, is required.  Tools include drills, files, saws, hammers, vises and precision gages and measuring instruments such as micrometers, optical comparators, ultrasonic checkers, magnafluxing machines and/or borescopes to determinewhen parts are worn or damaged beyond acceptable tolerances.


 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 

Employees selected for full-time positions that require mandatory training at the National Guard Professional Education Center (NGPEC) will have 12 months from the date of hire to complete the required course(s). Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at NGPEC for new personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination. 

Enlisted Cash Bonuses: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Your bonus may be terminated and repayment may be required. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) cost is not authorized,  based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the interest of the Government. 

For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. 

Employees selected for positions that require Information Assurance (IA) Training and Certification will have 6 months from the date of hire to satisfactorily complete the appropriate training and obtain the required certification/recertification for the position as outlined in DoD Publication 8570.01-M Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, dated 19 December 2005 (incorporating Change 1, 15 May 2008). Failure to complete the training and certification may be cause for reassignment or termination. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

EVALUATION PROCESS:

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 Online Questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire, resume and supporting documents.

If, after reviewing your responses to the questionnaire, 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 all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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BENEFITS:

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.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

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

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

2. The South Carolina National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-qualifying handicap. Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to military nature of the position. 29 CFR Part 1614. Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women. 

3. Veteran Preference: Under PL 90-486, Veteran Preference is not applicable to the National Guard.



HOW TO APPLY:

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The Application Process 

To Apply for this position, you MUST provide BOTH of the following parts:

   1.  Your responses to the Online Questionnaire, and

   2.  Your Resume and any other supporting documents.

The Application Manager is used for convenience and quickest processing. Track your progress to a Complete Application Package using the MY Application Packages checklist and status displays in Application Manager. Your application package status must be complete by the closing date.

Here is a link for aiding you in building your resume and some application tips: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc 

 

Application Manager 

To BEGIN, choose one of the following options:

OPTION A:

If your resume 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 resume will be attached only to the Online  Questionnaire you Complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

 OPTION B:

If your resume is going to be one your prepared outside of USAJOBS Resume Builder, click this link to begin the process:

Tips for using the Online Questionnaire: 

You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Questionnaire is not processed and your resume is not attached until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

You can upload supporting documents after you Submit the Online Questionnaire.

You must complete the entire process by the closing date.

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

1. Go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov/ and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 13-149 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 the Application Manager link and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

If you Submit more than one Online 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. 

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 Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS. 

 

 

 

 

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

1. Current Resume (Be sure to list your duties and responsibilities as they relate to the qualifying experience as listed on the announcement).

2. The Online Questionaire.

3. Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you MUST submit a transcript).

4. Military Resume (Optional) Be sure to explain duties of MOS held.

5. Miscellaneous (Optional).

PLEASE ENSURE YOUR RESUME CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING:

1. Your full name, address, phone, birthdate, email address, and at least your last four digits of your SSN.

2. Details about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for.

3. Be sure to include your applicable military experience.

4. Provide the Month and Year for the Dates of your experience. 

Note: Here is a link for aiding you in building your resume and some application tips: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Steven B. Holliday
Phone: (803)299-4807
Email: STEVEN.HOLLIDAYIII@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
South Carolina National Guard
The Adjutant General - SC
HRO Staffing
1 National Guard Road
Columbia, SC
29201-4766
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the Online Questionnaire and Resume is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified electronically of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If you are referred, you will be contacted by the hiring official for an interview.

Note: You may track your progress to a Complete Application Package using MY Application Packages checklist and status displays in Application Manager.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

13-149

Control Number:

337736100