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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:RI-13-056 Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:RI-13-056

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$26.56 to $31.02 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 to Tuesday, June 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WS-8852-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
North Kingstown, RI United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current members of the Rhode Island Air National Guard or individuals eligible to become a member of the Rhode Island Air National Guard. This vacancy is also advertised as an AGR Position Vacancy 61-13

JOB SUMMARY:

Rhode Island National Guard

The Rhode Island National Guard traces its history from the first colonial defensive force established in the town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1638. Today, the Rhode Island National Guard consists of dedicated men and women, prepared to serve our State and Nation in a variety of military specialties.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 143 AMXS, Rhode Island Air 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 Rhode Island Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Rhode Island Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Persons appointed with indefinite status may be separated when their services are no longer needed. If a permanent status employee at the same grade level as this announcement is selected, Nature of Action will be Reassignment; tenure will not change. If a permanent excepted status employee is selected at a higher grade, Nature of Action MAY be Temporary Promotion. Should the need for the indefinite time limitations placed on this position no longer exist, the Temporary Promotion and/or the Indefinite Appointment COULD be converted to permanent action without further competition.

 

Veteran's Preference does not apply to the National Guard Excepted Service.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation allowance NOT authorized.

 

The purpose of this position is to supervise workers, either directly or through one or more subordinate leaders and/or supervisors, in accomplishing the operations of a distinct organizational unit and to perform associated nonsupervisory work.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Assignment to the RI National Guard in AFSC 2A3XX 2A5XX, 2A6XX or 2WXXX
  • Appointment is contingent upon results of Protocol B Physical Exam.
  • Background Criminal Investigation required prior to appointment.
  • Must have a valid state driver's license.

DUTIES:

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Brief Description of Duties:

Planning: Plans weekly or monthly work schedules and sequence of operations. Establishes deadlines and priorities based on established general schedules, methods and policies. Determines skills, materials and equipment required to do the work. Participates in the initial planning of current and future work schedules and development of budget requests. Provides workload data, estimates, information on staffing needs, and recommendations as the scheduling of projected work.

Work Direction: Assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods, and procedures. Instructs subordinates on new procedures or methods and provides assistance on difficult or new problem areas. Reviews work in progress or on completion. Makes adjustments as necessary to effectively and economically accomplish the work. Notes and investigates work related problems and independently implements corrective actions which can be taken without affecting work operations controlled by other supervisors. Assures that equipment and materiel is available when needed. Coordinates work with other units.

Administration: Recommends and participates in the selection of personnel to fill vacancies. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Sets performance requirements and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Determines training needs of subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees on problems. Adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and union representatives. Takes informal corrective action on conduct or performance problems. Initiates proposals for disciplinary action where needed. Works to achieve the objectives of Government-wide programs and policies, e.g., equal employment opportunity and labor management relations. Promotes the participation of subordinates in programs such as the suggestion program, cost reduction program, etc. Ensures that regulations governing safety and housekeeping are observed with appropriate protective clothing and equipment being utilized. Maintains production reports and records. Periodically reviews position descriptions of subordinates for currency and accuracy. Initiates the detailing of subordinates to positions other than their own. Initiates or participates in review and improvement of work methods, organizational features, and the structuring of positions to eliminate unnecessary positions and achieve optimum content in those remaining.

Performs the nonsupervisory work of the function as needed. Implements regulatory safety requirements and ensures that subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training that demonstrates that the candidate has the ability to provide technical assistance and organize assignments for subordinates; estimate materials and manpower needed for specific jobs; read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and technical publications; and maintain records and reports.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 36 months experience which demonstrates the ability to plan and organize work assignments for the function; experience which required the applicant to review work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines; experience that provided a knowledge of the various lines of work performed by the function and associated support organizations; experience which demonstrates the ability to deal effectively with other people and gain their cooperation in achieving common goals; experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise through subordinate supervisors, or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate, skill at applying human relations techniques, a knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and a knowledge of shop procedures;  experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Employment in this position requires membership in the 143rd AMXS within the Rhode Island Air National Guard. Selected candidate(s) will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment within 60 days of the effective date of placement. Should be AFSC qualified within one year of placement action.

Military Grades: E-8/SMSgt

Compatible Military Assignments: 2A6XX, 2A5XX, 2A3XX or 2WXXX


Substitution of education for specialized experience: NONE

**Note to Incentive Recipients: Service members who accept a temporary or full-time federal technician position and are currently in receipt of an incentive such as a bonus, student loan repayment, or Select Reserve GI Bill may be subject to suspension of the incentive or termination with recoupment of the incentive.  Applicants in receipt of a military education/recruitment incentives are strongly encouraged to contact their unit representative or the Education and Incentives Office for Specific details regarding incentive termination or recoupment action.  The Education Office can be contacted at 401-275-4109 /4039 or the ANG Retention Office Manager can be contacted at 401-267-3269.

Requirements:

Incumbent must maintain membership in the Rhode Island National Guard.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Valid state driver’s license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

For positions requiring a security clearance the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

Background Criminal Investigations (BCI) are required for federal employment.

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 Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

3.      OF-306

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips): http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc

 

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé View Occupational Questionnaireis not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·         You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Tuesday, May 07, 2013

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 871168. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

 

To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

·         If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.      Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.      You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents, i.e. NGB 300-1,  Merit Placement Program, Evaluation of Performance, http://states.ng.mil/sites/RI/employment/Shared%20Documents/NGB300_1.doc by fax.

·         By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

  • Resume
  • OF-306

  • To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume 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.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Abel E. Coronel
Phone: (401)275-4141
Email: ABEL.CORONEL@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Rhode Island National Guard
Human Resources Office
ATTN TAGRI-J1/HRO/PSS
645 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI
02920-3097
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw 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

871168
1. Title of Job

RI-12-002 Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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

8. Other Information

9. Languages

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

10. Lowest Grade

10

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

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

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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 Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor

21. Geographic Availability

440155009 North Kingstown, RI

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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

23. Job Related Experience

Duty MOS / AFSC
24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. This is an excepted position which requires membership in a compatible military assignment and military unit within the Rhode Island Air National Guard.  Are you currently a member of the 143 MXG, Rhode Island Air National Guard?

A. Yes.
B. No.

2. Are you currently a member of the 143 MXG Rhode Island Air National Guard and a permanent/Indef technician?

A. Yes
B. No

3.

Do you possess experience, education, or training which demonstrates that you have the ability to provide technical assistance and organize assignments for subordinates; estimate materials and manpower needed for specific jobs; read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and technical publications; and maintain records and reports?

A. Yes.
B. No.

4.

Do you possess 36 months experience which demonstrates the ability to plan and organize work assignments for the function; experience which required the applicant to review work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines; experience that provided a knowledge of the various lines of work performed by the function and associated support organizations; experience which demonstrates the ability to deal effectively with other people and gain their cooperation in achieving common goals; experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise through subordinate supervisors, or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate, skill at applying human relations techniques, a knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and a knowledge of shop procedures;  experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations?

A. Yes.
B. No.

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 know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

5.

Ability to plan and organize the work of the assigned organization. 

6.

Ability to meet deadlines. 

7. Knowledge of aircraft repair functions. 

8. Ability to oversee and train subordinate supervisors, to deal objectively with workers and render sound supervisory decisions.  

9. Ability to devise new methods.

10.

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 further consideration.

A. YES
B. NO


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Job Announcement Number:

RI-13-056

Control Number:

341486900