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Job Title:Financial Management Specialist

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:HI-FY13-065

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$58,589.00 to $76,164.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, April 02, 2013 to Wednesday, May 01, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0501-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Hickam AFB, HI United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Excepted Service – Officer and Enlisted

JOB SUMMARY:

Hawaii Air National Guard

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

LOCATION: 154th Comptroller Flight, Hawaii Air National Guard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.            

RECRUITMENT AREA: Present commissioned officers (O4 and below) or enlisted members of the Hawaii Air National Guard.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Submit all documents/application NLT midnight Eastern Standard Time.
  • Military membership in the Hawaii National Guard is mandatory.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

DUTIES:

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 

The purpose of the position is to function as the focal point for the Wing’s Financial Improvement Plan (FIP) and prepare the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) Plan, as well as, advise the Comptroller and Wing Commander in all matters relating to FIP/FIAR. 
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with established FIAR Methodology which provides a step-by-step approach to achieve improved financial information and audit readiness.
• Ensures management defines and prioritizes processes into assessable units, assesses risks and tests controls, evaluates supporting documentation, and identifies weaknesses and deficiencies.
• Assembles and/or develops background data, information and documentation to support required FIAR analysis.
• Develops coordinates, and issues technical FIAR guidelines and instructions for the inspection of operational and support programs and systems at the installation level.
• Analyzes FIAR requirements and identifies any data variances to validate internal controls. 
Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description (PDCN D2184000) located in the Human Resources Office.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experiences, you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed on the Application Manager.

GENERAL Experience: Experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, financial or other responsible work requiring analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.  Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED Experience: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training which includes a comprehensive knowledge of planning, programming, budgeting, and executing regulations, guidelines, and processes.  Experience in applying analytical reasoning in the identification, analysis, and evaluation of budgetary problems and developing alternative solutions.

MILITARY TECHNICIAN COMPATIBILITY: Prior to placement in this position, the selected candidate must be assigned to a valid position in the unit of employment, and be assigned militarily to DAFSC 6F0X1, Financial Management and Comptroller or 65FX, Financial Management.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e., 36 weeks of substantially full-time study, or 30 semester hours or the equivalent) for 12 months of experience.  Each 30 semester hours credited must have included at least six semester hours in courses which are directly related to the type of work of the position.  To be creditable, applicants must submit transcripts, diplomas or other forms of completion certificates to provide verification of related courses.

NOTES TO APPLICANTS:

a.  The purpose of this announcement is to establish a list of eligible.  Eligibles on this list will be given automatic consideration for position vacancies occurring during the six months period following the close of this announcement.

b.  Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted, i.e., a military technician may not be militarily senior to his or her full-time supervisor.
c.  Permanent change of station (PCS) expenses may not be authorized for this position.  Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted only after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Hawaii National Guard.

d.  In addition to your application, documents of last performance appraisal must be submitted.  If the performance appraisals are not available, documents of past civilian performance, letter of recommendations, and or military performance may be submitted.  These documents will be evaluated as part of the selection process. 

e.  Applicants may be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required to be assigned into, such as, but not limited to, military bearing, leadership, or ability to work with others (teamwork) in a military environment.
f.  Final selection will be based upon qualifications, suitability, and available manpower resources.

g.  Cost of living allowances (COLA) vary from island to island and is authorized only for those general schedule employees entitled to such allowances.  COLA is subject to change without notice.  
h. This temporary limited appointment may be converted to a non-temporary appointment without further competition.
i. If you are selected for this position, you will be eligible for health and life insurance and you will be covered under a retirement system.
j. This type of appointment is expected to extend beyond one year.  Separation will be preceded by a 30-day notice when services are no longer needed.  Permanent technicians will remain on permanent status if selected.

k.  This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization

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. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing 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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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 site for new federal employees - 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:

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. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, May 01, 2013 to receive consideration.

- To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
- Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
- It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
- To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
- To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 870015.
2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, May 01, 2013. to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
3. Fax all six pages of 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:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone 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: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Jack Wadolowski
Phone: (808)672-1230
Email: JACK.WADOLOWSKI@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Hawaii National Guard
Human Resources Office
3949 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI
96816-4495
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 rating 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.

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

870015
1. Title of Job

Financial Management Specialist
2. Biographic Data

Current military rank/grade: (SSG, E6, etc.)
Current military branchy of service: (Army, Air Force, Navy, Army-NG, etc.)
Current unit of assignment: (12th Personnel Service Detachment PSD, etc.)
Military MOS, AFSC, etc: (42A3O, 3D1X1, etc.)
3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

6. Citizenship

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

11

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 Financial Management Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

151885003 Hickam AFB, HI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you currently/actively a commissioned officer or an enlisted member of the Hawaii Air National Guard?

A. Yes, I am currently/actively a commissioned officer or an enlisted member of the Hawaii Air National Guard.
B. No, I am not currently/actively a commissioned officer or an enlisted member of the Hawaii Air National Guard.

2. Is your current military grade an O4 and below or an enlisted?

A. Yes, my current military grade is an O4 and below or an enlisted.
B. No, my current military grade is not an O4 and below or an enlisted.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, financial or other responsible work requiring analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. 

4. Experience using computer and automation systems.

5. Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training which includes a comprehensive knowledge of planning, programming, budgeting, and executing regulations, guidelines, and processes. 

6.  Experience in applying analytical reasoning in the identification, analysis, and evaluation of budgetary problems and developing alternative solutions.

7. Your ratings in this questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references your submit.  Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings.  Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting your for dismissing you from the position/agency, if selected.  Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy.  Be agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: 1) understand this warning; 2) have reviewed tour responses to this questionnaire for accuracy; 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.


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Job Announcement Number:

HI-FY13-065

Control Number:

341027100