Job Overview

Summary

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

Nebraska National Guard 

 

THIS POSITION CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME. 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted service 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.

 

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE MILITARY (NEBRASKA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD) PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 1-402-309-7151.

 

NOTE: MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN THE LEVEL OF SECURITY CLEARANCE/BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED. 

 

This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters (State), Personnel Directorate (G1). The purpose of the position is to plan, develop, and direct the Family Program for National Guard and Reserve members and their families, including any family of deployed military personnel regardless of service or component (Army, Marines, Air Force, etc.), who live in the vicinity, at all levels of contingency and mobilization with operations throughout the state.

 

CONCURRENT NON DUAL STATUS ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: NEAR-13-102

 

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION OF POSITION: G1, Lincoln, NE

 

PD# D1740000

 

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Permanent and/or Indefinite Dual Status (Excepted Service) Officer position only.

NOTE: Selected bargaining unit technician must take their current status (i.e. Permanent or Indefinite) with them.

 

FOR ARMY ONLY 

In order to comply with United States Department of Defense (DoD) requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the Nebraska Military Department and Nebraska National Guard, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance assigned to their respective work.

 

Failure to obtain and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background check required for the respective work, may result in a job offer being rescinded, separation of employment, and/or other actions as may be deemed in the best interest of the agency.

 

Prior to appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms - SF 86, PSIP Initiation Form, Birth Certificate (or other proof of citizenship), Fingerprints, OF 306 and Application/Resume.

 

Nebraska National Guard Personnel Security Manager - dennis.j.hartman.mil@mail.mil; 402-309-8145.

 

Open Area of Consideration: 1

  
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: 

Area 1- Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit Technicians of the Nebraska Army National Guard

 

Referral of Applicants: Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:

1.  Fully qualified Area 1 applicants.

 

Duties

(1) Serves as the Joint Force Headquarters (State) advisor to the Adjutant General (TAG) on family readiness, quality of life and other Family Program matters and as the policy advisor in the development and implementation of work/life services and activities. Develops, directs, manages, implements, coordinates, and evaluates the human service delivery system to ensure the family program element and support services are provided to military and family members, including any family of deployed military personnel regardless of service or component who life in the vicinity. Programs provide assistance, guidance, and support that enhance the quality of life for members during peacetime and upon mobilization. This includes family readiness, resource management, mobilization and deployment coordination, crisis intervention, outreach, volunteer recruitment, training, and management, Guard Family Action Plan and Guard Family Team Building, information, referral and follow-up, life skills education, review and analysis of program effectiveness, and youth development. Provides strategic planning, inter-service coordination and liaison with higher headquarters, other military services, state and Federal government, and non-government (profit and non-profit) agencies and organizations.

 

(2) Initiates, develops, prepares and implements policy and guidance on assigned programs. Interprets and adapts guidance, regulations, policies, and laws from higher headquarters and a wide variety of outside sources, tailoring it to the specific and unique needs of the diverse units.

 

(3) Identifies, plans, and directs family readiness, mobilization, and deployment priorities based on mission requirements. Provides or coordinates pre-deployment preparation to include financial readiness, medical, legal and family care plan awareness, Family Readiness Groups (FRGs), and other benefits and entitlements. Ensures family assistance and support is provided throughout the deployment process. Develops and provides reunion and reintegration programs and services.

 

(4) Oversees all budget aspects for the Family Program. Forecasts, procures and executes Army appropriated/non-appropriated and Air Force appropriate/non-appropriate funds for the family program, youth program, volunteer reimbursement, and contracting. Provides guidance on locally generate funds and corporate sponsorship. Ensures full utilization of funds and compliance with all regulatory guidelines.

 

(5) Oversees the activities, services, and the establishment of the Family Assistance Centers (FACs) during all levels of contingency and mobilization for military families. FACs are located at various locations within the state to provide program support, family readiness information, assistance, guidance and referral to community resources for follow up on needs for assistance and support.