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Job Title:Management Analyst (Military Personnel)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:FS-850211-ET13

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$58,715.00 to $76,327.00 / Per Year


Friday, March 15, 2013 to Thursday, March 21, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Phoenix, AZ United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


Arizona Air National Guard

This position is located in the Human Resources Office of the National Guard.


The primary purpose is to manage all full-time manpower requirements; provide manpower advisory services to all levels of command up to the Adjutant General; perform position management for Technician and Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) manpower requirements; and assist in management of Army National Guard AGR payroll appropriations and disbursements. Work may be accomplished through the use of an automated personnel system.

The employee will be in a Compressed Work Schedule:  Four 10-hour days per week.


Veterans preference is not applicable to National Guard non-dual status positions and will not be applied to this position.


Currently only one vacancy exists; however, more than one vacancy may be filled through this announcement should the need arise.


Full Performance Level:  GS-11


  • U. S. Citizenship is required.
  • Successful completion of a background check is required.
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


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Duties include, but are not limited to:

Reviews determinations of manpower requirements for the Army National Guard (ARNG) and ensures requirements are proper in accordance with: workload factors, mission requirements, force structure requirements contained in various staffing standards; equipment allocations authorized by Modified Table of Organizational Equipment (MTOE) and Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) for surface maintenance requirements; projected flying hour program and flight status/pilot personnel for aviation requirements; or other methodologies used in justifications of manpower requirements.

Participates in long range planning with organizational managers to organize structures for both Army and Air NG, enhance mission accomplishments, ensure classification accuracy, ensure military compatibility, and allow for upward mobility both full-time and militarily.

Provides recommendations to the Adjutant General, managers and supervisors on ways to reduce turnover, prevent job dilution, facilitate career development, achieve upward mobility, and restructure jobs to facilitate recruiting.

Determines appropriate technician allocations for the active Guard Reserve side, based on National Guard Bureau guidance.


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To qualify at the GS-11 level, you must possess one of the following:

A. One year of full-time specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include activities such as: 1) Applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of personnel management/staffing program operations; 2) Participating in long range planning of manpower requirements based on organizational structure changes, funds availability and mission requirements; 3) Assisting or managing payroll appropriations and disbursements; and 4) Conducting studies on human resources functions and analyzing findings to identify problems related to turnover, career development, recruitment, and retirements/separations. This experience must be documented in your resume. OR

B. Successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree (L.L.M, if related), that provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this work. Such fields include business administration, organization and management, human resources, or finance, or other directly field. OR

C. Combination of education and specialized experience - A combination of the graduate level education and specialized experience as described in 'A' and 'B' above which can be combined to meet 100 percent of the requirement. If your education is currently described in quarter hours, convert the quarter hours into semester hours by multiplying the quarter hours by the fraction 2/3rds. To calculate the percentage of qualifying graduate education, first take the number of semester hours or equivalent earned towards a graduate degree, in excess of 36 semester hours (above the Master's level), and divide by 18 semester hours or equivalent. Then take number the number of months experience and divide by 12 months. Add the percentages together. The total must equal at least 100 percent to qualify using this option. NOTE: The contents of your resume must support this response and you must include a copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial) to verify this education. Otherwise, you will be found ineligible.

Education: For any college courses, graduate work, research, thesis or other non-descript courses listed on your transcript (such as "Independent Research"), please indicate through your resume or attachment memorandum from an academic professor how each course fulfills the specific education requirement, i.e., state number of semester hours credited, topic of study, grade earned.


NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. Applicants can verify accreditation HERE.  


Special Instructions For Foreign Education:  If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, click HERE.



The selectee will work a compressed work schedule consisting of four 10-hour days per week.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The categories are defined as follows:


  • Highly Qualified – Demonstrates better overall or key knowledge, skills, or abilities for a specific position.
  • Well Qualified – Possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position, but does not necessarily meet the definition of best qualified.
  • Qualified – Meets the minimum qualifications standards, including any selective placement factors, for a specific position.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):


  • Knowledge of the principles and theories of management and organizational techniques, systems and procedures.
  • Knowledge of analytical and statistical methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge and skill in interpreting and utilizing applicable laws, directives, regulations, procedures, and policies governing manpower management.
  • Skill in oral communication.


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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees by clicking HERE.


Veterans Preference:  Veterans Preference is not applicable to National Guard Non-Dual Status positions and will not be applied to this position.

Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


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


  1. Your Résumé and other supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section below.
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire


A complete Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of Thursday, March 21, 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 assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link:

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 850211. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and
  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.


The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:


  1. Your Résumé
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
  3. Other Supporting Documents (No Photos Please):  
      • Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable.
      • College transcripts, if qualifying based on education.
      • Documentation that you meet any selective factors or screen outs, if applicable.


If you are a displaced Federal employee within in the local commute area of this announcement, you must include ALL the following documents to receive Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan consideration for this vacancy: 

  1. Proof you are a displaced Federal employee under 5 CFR 330.702, e.g., one of the following: RIF Separation Notice; Notice of Proposed Removal for Declining a Transfer of Function; Agency certification of inability to place after termination of work-related disability compensation; OPM Notice of Termination of Disability Annuity; or certification of a Military Reserve Technician or National Guard Technician special disability retirement annuity.
  2. SF-50s (Notification of Personnel Action) sufficient to show all of the following: 1) that you held career/career-conditional competitive status in your position of record; 2) the promotional potential of your position of record; and 3) the duty location of your position of record. NOTE: You may need to submit more than one SF-50.
  3. Most Recent Performance Appraisal. This requirement does not apply if you qualify for ICTAP due to injury compensation or disability annuity.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced or surplus Federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above under merit promotion procedures on the rating criteria for this position. For further information about the ICTAP programs, click HERE.


Ester Torrevillas
Phone: (415)281-7079
Agency Information:
USOPM San Francisco Services Branch
San Francisco Federal Building
90 Seventh Street Suite 13-300
San Francisco, CA


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or mail when this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

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