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Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-144-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$98,452.00 to $127,985.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, April 02, 2013 to Friday, April 12, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


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


Open to military members within the 178th Fighter Wing


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:

178th Intelligence Group

801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH 45501

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


****Must be able to obtain the 14N3 AFSC and must have a current top secret clearance and be able to obtain sensittive compartmented information access****





 This position is located in an intelligence unit.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and overall management of the facility and unit assigned; to manage and direct the planning, organizing and supervising all unit-based, near-real-time intelligence gathering, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination involving raw intelligence data derived from Intelligence Operations directed by DOD, National Security Agency (NSA), Air Intelligence Agency (AIA), United States Air Force, Theater Combatant Commanders, Major Commands, and Air National Guard (ANG) regulations.  Work performed includes supervision of missions in support of intelligence information derived from various intelligence reconnaissance surveillance (ISR) platforms. 



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

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open to military members within the 178th Fighter Wing
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: Lt Col. (O-5)
  • Maximimum Military Rank/Grade: Lt Col. (O-5)
  • Compatible AFSC: 14N3


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(1) Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the intelligence unit.  Establishes, revises, or reviews policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organization design for the staff, as necessary to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment, promotes team building, implements quality improvements, or in response to concerns with regulatory compliance and/or customer requirements.  Plans work for accomplishment by subordinate units, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules based on consideration of difficulty of requirements and assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of the staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs.  Provides subordinate supervisors and staff with direction and advice regarding policies, procedures, and guidelines.  Reviews and structures organization to optimize use of resources and maximize efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.  Balances workload and provides overall direction and vision to the subordinate unit chiefs on a wide range of intelligence, information management and administrative issues.  Establishes metric and analysis systems for units managed to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with regulatory procedures.  Evaluates requirements for additional resources submitted by subordinate supervisors, and balances organization needs with overall mission requirements and resource interests.  Identifies need for change in organization priorities and takes action to implement such changes.  Plans and schedules work in such a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution and ensures effective use of organization resources to achieve organization goals and objectives.  Establishes review systems for the organization that make certain intelligence mission needs are met and validated, and that economy and quality of operations are maintained or improved.  Accepts, amends, or rejects work of subordinate supervisors.  Reviews work and management techniques of subordinate supervisors and is held accountable for actions taken and advice provided by staff of subordinate units.  Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors.  Directs self-assessment activities of subordinate supervisors.  Reviews training recommended by subordinate supervisors to assure it is proper and promotes effective operation of the organization as a whole.


(2) Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.  Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through subordinate supervisors.  Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of higher-level management or headquarters.  Selects candidates for subordinate non-supervisory and supervisory positions taking into consideration skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and diversity objectives.  Ensures reasonable equity among units of performance standards developed, modified, and/or interpreted and rating techniques developed by subordinate supervisors.  Explains performance expectations to subordinate supervisors and employees directly supervised and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses.  Appraises performance of subordinate supervisors and other employees directly supervised and serves as reviewing official on evaluation of non-supervisory employees rated by subordinate supervisors.  Approves expenses comparable to within-grade increases, extensive overtime, and employee travel.  Recommends awards for non-supervisory personnel and changes in position classification to higher-level managers.  Hears and resolves group grievances and employee complaints referred by subordinate supervisors and employees.  Initiates action to correct performance or conduct problems of employees directly supervised and reviews and/or approves serious disciplinary actions (e.g. suspensions, removals) involving non-supervisory subordinates.  Ensures documentation prepared to support actions is proper and complete.  Reviews developmental needs of subordinate supervisors and non-supervisory employees and makes decisions on non-routine, costly or controversial training needs and/or requests for unit employees.  Encourages self-development.  Approves leave for subordinate supervisors and ensures adequate coverage in organization through peak workloads and traditional holiday vacation time.  Demonstrates sensitivity to ideas of subordinates.  Ensures actions taken directly as well as those by subordinate supervisors promote an environment in which employees are empowered to participate in and contribute to effective mission accomplishment.  Discharges security responsibilities by ensuring education and compliance with security directives for employees with access to classified or sensitive material.  Recognizes and takes appropriate action to correct situations posing a threat to the health or safety of subordinates.  Applies EEO/affirmative employment principles and requirements to all personnel management actions and decisions, and ensures all personnel are treated in a manner free of discrimination.  Explains classification determinations to subordinate employees.


(3) Exercises responsibility for oversight of various unit activities and operations, including any or all of the intelligence unit functional areas of training, standardization and evaluation, development of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP), simulation exercises, scheduling, plans, intelligence collection and production, analysis and reporting, mission management, and mission computer systems.  Accountable for all facets of unit missions.  Monitors work of subordinates and reviews written reports.  Formulates unit policy and gives guidance to subordinates to ensure that applicable DoD and Federal policies, procedures, and instructions are properly implemented to achieve unit operational readiness.



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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required


  • Minimum Military Grade: Lt Col. (O-5)
  • Maximum Military Grade: Lt Col. (O-5)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 14N3
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.


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.




General Experience: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates  administrative, professional, investigative, or technical work requiring the ability to deal effectively with others, to collect, evaluate and organize pertinent facts.  Experience preparing clear and concise written reports.


Specialized Experience: (GS-132-14) Must have at least 36 months experience,

1. Experience education or training developing and recommending policy, organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of intelligence operations. 


2. Experience in administrative, investigative, or technical work which required the applicant to deal effectively with others. 


3. Experience collecting, evaluating and organizing pertinent facts and to analyze and prepare clear and concise reports.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.  The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position.


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.


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.


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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:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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:

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:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


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.


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

1. Your Resume

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (See Required Documents Section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Friday, April 12, 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: 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 using the following Vacancy ID 865874.  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

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.


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)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume,  the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Phone: (937)525-2059
Agency Information:
178th ISRW
801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH


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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JA 13-144-C

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