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Job Title:IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-047-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,408.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, February 28, 2013 to Thursday, March 28, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Mansfield, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open to Military 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:

179th Airlift Wing


1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903
USA

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at http://ong.ohio.gov/human_resources/ong_job_postings.html

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

POSITION DESCRIPTION # D1849000

 

This position is located in the Plans and Resources Flight of a Base Communications Squadron.  The purpose of this position is to serve as the Base Information Assurance Manager who is the wing commander’s authority and focal point for Information Assurance.   Manages the communication-computer security (COMPUSEC) program, Air Force Electronic Key Management System (AFEKMS), Emission Security, and Information Assurance Awareness Programs.

DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW

Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This job is open to all members of the Ohio ANG.
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximimum Military Rank/Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible AFSC:

DUTIES:

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(1) Serves as the Wing Information Assurance Manager.   Applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of information system resources and information processed throughout the system’s life cycle.  Establishes and publishes base-wide policy to manage the INFOSEC (also known as COMPUSEC) program and provides advice and guidance in its implementation and in procedures used in the development and operation of systems.  Assists all base organizations in the development of their individual INFOSEC program.  Disseminates information and ensures computer security practices are adhered to by all functional areas.  Reviews, analyzes, and validates certification and accreditation (C&A) packages.  Continuously identifies and analyzes threats and vulnerabilities to the information systems to maintain an appropriate level of protection.  Ensures computer software designs address information system security requirements.  Accomplishes risk analysis, security testing, and certification due to modifications or changes to computer systems.  Evaluates, assesses, or locally tests and approves all hardware, software, and firmware products that provide security features prior to use on any accredited information system or network.  Certifies all software prior to installation and use on communications and computer systems.  Executes computer security plans and enforces mandatory access control techniques such as trusted routers, bastion hosts, gateways, firewalls, or other methods of information systems protection.

(2) Manages the Network Security Program.  Implements and advises on IT security policies and procedures to ensure protection of information transmitted to the installation, among organizations on the installation, and from the installation using Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), the World Wide Web, or other communications modes.  Utilizes current and future multi-level security products collectively to provide data integrity, confidentiality, authentication, non-repudiation, and access control of the LAN.  Reports to MAJCOM, Air Force Communications Agency, National Security Agency, and Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team all incidents involving viruses, tampering, or unauthorized system entry.  Controls access to prevent unauthorized persons from using network facilities.  Limits access to privileged programs (i.e., operating system, system parameter and configuration files, and databases), utilities, and security-relevant programs/data files to authorized personnel.  Implements methods to prevent or minimize direct access, electronic or other forms of eavesdropping, interpreting electro-mechanical emanations, electronic intercept, telemetry interpretation, and other techniques designed to gain unauthorized access to IT information, equipment, or processes.  Evaluates unusual circumstances to recognize and define potential vulnerabilities and selects and oversees the installation of physical and technical security barriers to prevent others from improperly obtaining such information.  Conducts the Information Assurance Awareness Program which uses computer-based training for both initial and recurring information protection training..  Maintains required course records.

(3) Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Manager for all cryptographic activities including managing the Cryptographic Access Program (CAP).  Formulates and develops communications security criteria and requirements for inclusion in mobility, contingency, and exercise plans.  Maintains accountability for sensitive cryptographic materials and related COMSEC information.  Oversees issuance of COMSEC materials.  Maintains COMSEC inventory on the Computerized Management of COMSEC Material (CM2) database.  Prepares and evaluates written plans for emergency actions and ensures personnel are fully qualified in the execution of plans.  Investigates COMSEC security incidents to determine the possibility of compromise to COMSEC materials and ensures documentation and reporting to appropriate channels.  Performs destruction, receiving, issuing transferring and inspecting COMSEC material within the most stringent timelines.  Furnishes written guidance to user accounts concurring effective dates, accounting procedures, destruction requirements, and physical security of COMSEC materials including key.  Performs semi-annual functional reviews of all COMSEC user accounts, physically inspecting the user’s COMSEC facilities, reviewing procedures, and audit of all cryptographic holdings.  Manages the Certification Authority Workstation.  Manages the CAP by conducting briefings prior to granting access to cryptographic information.  Documents cryptographic access certificates and acts as liaison for scheduling polygraph examinations of personnel enrolled in the program.

(4) Implements and manages the Air Force Electronic Key Management System (AFEKMS) program.  This includes system configuration and operation of the Local Management Device, Data Transfer Device, and Key Processor.  Initializes the system, performs system backups, determines operator access, and control functions (privilege management), reloads and configures the operating system’s parameters.  Installs or oversees installation of local COMSEC account hardware and software, including training alternates in the AFEKMS operations.  Serves as secure telephone units/elements (STU-III) user Representative and Emissions Security Program Manager.  Develops, implements, and monitors security systems for the protection of controlled cryptographic cards, documents, ciphers, devices, communications centers, and equipment.

(5) 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

  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible Military Assignment:3D0X3
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.

 

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

 

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:(GS-2210-11) Must have at least 36 months experience:

1. Experience, education, or training that approaches 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. 

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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. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

 

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 and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Thursday, March 28, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into 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:  You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done.  Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached - until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

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 846681.  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 response 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 include dates 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)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

JOHNNY C. WILLIS
Phone: (419)520-6122
Email: JOHN.WILLIS@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH
44903
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 13-047-C

Control Number:

338277200