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Job Title:Electronics Worker

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Reserve Command

Job Announcement Number:NCDE13420671846869D

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$20.44 to $23.85 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, February 25, 2013 to Friday, March 08, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-2604-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Indiantown Gap, PA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

You could experience the best of two worlds by taking advantage of the opportunity to become a Citizen Soldier in the United States Army Reserve Military Technician Program.  As a Citizen Soldier, you are employed by the Department of Army as a civilian working a normal full-time workweek with all the benefits available to a Federal service employee to include health and life insurance, retirement and Thrift Savings Plan, and accrual of leave (annual, sick and military).  When duty calls, you can proudly put on the uniform as a military service member of the United States Army Reserve and receive the pay and benefits associated with the military assignment.  As a member of the United States Army Reserve, you are required to perform military duty one weekend a month and at least fourteen days a year of annual training. In your civilian position, you perform work in direct support of the US Army Reserve in an administrative, professional or maintenance related position.  As a US Army Reserve Military Technician, you are a vital link in the chain of command of the United States Army Reserve and civil service, working with professionals like yourself at locations around the world or as close as next door.  As a civilian Military Technician you are one of the most important keys to combat readiness; as an Army Reservist you have the opportunity to perform military duty to defend and to serve your country by performing military duty when needed.

 

About the Position:

This position is located at the 99th Regional Support Command, Equipment Concentration Site 24, in Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. 

 

Fort Indiantown Gap is located in Annville, Lebanon County. Several towns are located within five miles of FTIG along with chain shopping centers & restaurants. It is home of the Pennsylvania Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, which oversees the Army, Air National Guard, & the state’s programs for serving the needs of Pennsylvania's veterans.


Who May Apply: US Citizens

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • THIS POSITION REQUIRES MEMBERSHIP IN THE U.S. ARMY RESERVES (USAR).
  • Moving expenses may be authorized (see Other Requirements).
  • This position may offer a $3000 recruitment bonus (see Other Requirements).

DUTIES:

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Duties of this position include:

  • Performing maintenance on various types of electronic and communications equipment.
  • Using test equipment to diagnose malfunctions
  • Test, clean and adjust equipment
  • Repair and replace defective parts


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Screen Out Element:

 Ability to do the work of an Electronics Worker without more than normal supervision. Applicants must meet the screen out elements to be considered further. To meet the screen out elements, applicants should document the following: performing maintenance duties on various types of electronic and communications equipment such as radio receivers, radio telephone equipment as well as radar, sonar and testing equipment. I use test equipment to diagnose malfunctions and inspect, test, clean, adjust and disassemble equipment. I repair or replace defective wire, connections, vacuum tubes, transistors and basic functional circuits.  

 

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

  • Skill in Maintaining Electronic Devices
  • Ability to Troubleshoot
  • Ability to Communicate

 

Physical effort:Work assignments involve bench work, standing, climbing, bending and occasionally working in cramped and awkward positions. Usually handles objects weighing from 10 to 40 pounds and occasionally objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds.

 

Working Conditions: Work is usually done inside well-lighted and ventilated areas. Sometimes may be required to work outside in usually good weather. Is exposed to burns from soldering irons; electrical shock and the possibility of outs, bruises and broken bones.

 


 

Other Requirements:
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·         Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

·         You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

·         One year probationary period may be required.

·         Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

·         A personnel security investigation is required.

·         Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.

·         Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) will not be authorized.

·          This position requires membership in the US Army Reserve (USAR).    

·         This position requires a SECRET security clearance.

·          This position requires you to pass an annual medical examination

 

 

This position offers a $3000 recruitment bonus to individuals who are newly appointed as civilians in the Federal Government.  You are considered newly appointed if this is your first appointment as a civilian employee in the Federal Government or if you have a minimum of a 90-day break in service from a previous Federal civilian position.   You may qualify with a break in service of less than 90 days only if your previous Federal civilian appointment was a time-limited, or not permanent, appointment.  Your recruitment bonus will be made in two payments.  You receive the first payment when you enter on duty, and you receive the second payment on your first anniversary.  To accept this recruitment bonus, you are required to make a two year service obligation to the Army Reserve Military Technician

Program.

 

Moving expenses may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR).

 

New Army Reserve Military Technicians may be authorized moving expenses to their first official duty station.  To be eligible to receive moving expenses, you must be a newly appointed Federal civilian employee or have a minimum of a 3 day break in service from previous Federal civilian employment.

 

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. 

Applicants claiming veteran's preference should clearly show an entitlement to such preference on the resume/supplemental data submitted.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility, qualification, and quality ranking for this position. If your responses to the eligibility and qualification questions result in a determination that you are not eligible or not qualified, you will receive no further consideration. If your responses result in a tentative determination that you are eligible and qualified, your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.

Basis for RatingQualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

OTHER INFORMATION:

Other Requirements:
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• Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

 

• The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants.  Annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They are not eligible for retirement contributions or to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan, nor to a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)

 

This is a Career Program Position (CP17).

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you should provide a complete Application Package.
Your complete application packages should include:

1. Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.

2. Your responses to the online questionnaire
3. Documents to support your eligibility category(ies) (see Required Documents section below)

The Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, March 08, 2013.

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

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents. If you are unable to upload your documents, you may submit them by fax.  Download and complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 846869.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online, you will need to provide the same information obtained in the online process.  You will need three documents to complete this process:  the Occupational Questionnaire, the scan response form, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Occupational Questionnaire (OPM Form 1203-FX), and a separate document described in item #3. below. 

 

1. Download the scan response form, OPM Form 1203-FX, from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.

 

2. View Occupational Questionnaire.  Use this information to guide you in completing the OPM Form 1203-FX.  Note that you may be instructed to leave some responses blank on the scan response form.

 

3.  On a separate document, please identify which position(s) on your resume (include title, organization, and employment dates) support any response of “E” ("I am considered an expert in performing this task...."). 

 

4. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with your required and supporting documents, to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one.  When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. 

It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which support your eligibility category or categories. If your eligibility category is listed below, you should provide the documents described for that category. If your eligibility category is NOT listed below, contact the Central Resume Processing Center for assistance. If you fail to provide these documents, you may be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Applicants Relying on Education to Qualify: You should submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified”.

Eligibility Categories

Veterans:

·    Veterans' Readjustment Appointment (VRA) eligible or Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) of 1998 eligible: You should submit DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).

·    Disabled Veterans: You should submit DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4), a completed SF-15, Claim for 10-Point Veteran Preference, AND a letter from the Department of Veteran's Affairs certifying an OVERALL SERVICE- CONNECTED DISABILITY of 30%or more. The OVERALL rating must be identified on your certification letter.

·    Future Military Retirees*: You should submit a copy of your retirement DD Form 214 OR a copy of your retirement letter AND a copy of your terminal leave letter OR certification document**.

·    Future Military Separatees*: You should submit a copy of your most recent DD Form 214 OR certification document** OR a copy of your most recent active duty orders AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable).

* Active duty military members who are selected may not be appointed unless on terminal leave before the effective date of employment.
** The “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.

More information about Veteran's Preference is available at http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.

Current Permanent Federal Employee: You should submit a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing your current Pay Plan/Pay Schedule, Series/Occupational Code, and Grade/Pay Band. If you are a current temporary/term employee who previously held a permanent Federal position see below.
Former Permanent Federal Employee: You should submit a copy of the most recent SF-50, which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your tenure in Block #24 of the SF-50 will be 1 if you attained career status OR Block #24 will be 2 if you were a career-conditional employee.
Applicant with Disability(ies): You should submit proof of disability in the form of written certification from a licensed medical professional, OR a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, OR any Federal agency, State agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits.
ICTAP Eligible: You should submit a copy of your reduction-in-force notice and a copy of your most recent SF-50 showing your current pay plan/pay schedule, series/occupational code, grade/pay band, and duty location.
Military Spouse Preference: You should submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 and a copy of your Military sponsor's PCS orders.
Interchange Agreement: You should submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (or equivalent) providing information pertinent to your appointment eligibility for the position to which you are applying.
Overseas Family Member Appointment: You should submit a copy of your sponsor's PCS orders.
Former Overseas Family Members Eligible for Career-Conditional Appointment under E.O.12721: You should submit a copy of your SF-50(s) and sponsors PCS orders.

PLEASE NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents like military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than yourself. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected, to confirm your eligibility.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.CRPCALERT@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
W6KHAA 99th Regional Support Command
Pls contact by phone or email
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD
21005

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you provided an email address, you will receive email notification as soon as you submit your application.  Your responses to the online questionnaire will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  Based on your responses, if you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, you application will receive no further consideration.

Your responses may be compared to the documents you submit.  The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

For questions regarding the status of your application, eligibility or qualifications determination contact the Central Resume Processing Center at usarmy.apg.chra-ne.mbx.applicanthelp@mail.mil


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Job Announcement Number:

NCDE13420671846869D

Control Number:

338300900