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

Job Title:Management and Program Assistant

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:TN 13-113 VIN 883802

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $50,431.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, May 02, 2013 to Tuesday, June 04, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0344-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Knoxville, TN United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Members of or applicants eligible for membership in the TN Air National Guard

JOB 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 Tennessee National Guard team and serve your nation, Tennessee and your community!

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.

 

POSITION TITLE: Management and Program Assistant

POSITION LOCATION: 134th ARW, Knoxville, TN

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: 

FIRST: Permanently employed Air Technicians in Knoxville, TN.
SECOND: Permanently employed Air Technicians Statewide.
THIRD: Qualified members of the Tennessee Air National Guard.
FOURTH: Applicants eligible for membership in the TN Air National Guard.
 

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Enlisted

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: 3M0X1

CLEARANCE: Secret

PD NUMBER: D1811000-393520

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION:        NOT AUTHORIZED
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. 

INTRODUCTION:  This position is located in an ANG Aviation Wing, Mission Support Group, Services Flight.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative and services support and serves as the focal point for administrative and logistics activities within the Services Flight.
 
 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • This position is located at 134TH ARW, Knoxville, TN

DUTIES:

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: (1)   Coordinates and administers the Food Service Program for the unit, ensuring maximum accountability and appropriate use of food service resources, in part by adopting the role of Quality Assurance Evaluator (QAE). (2)  Manages the administration of lodging support for eligible members performing in an official military capacity (i.e Unit Training Assembly (UTA) and Split Unit Training Assemblies (SUTA), deployments, home station training, incoming deployment or evaluation teams, staff assistance teams, visiting VIP’s and transit crews). (3)  Coordinates the necessary unit level Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) activities. (4)  Manages the maintenance of office files, reports, correspondence, directives, and regulations. (5)  Oversees the verification of contract requirements, invoicing, and validation of contract completion requirements. (6)  Administers the Funeral Honors and Survivor Assistance Programs. (7)  Oversees the development, management and implementation of a variety of safety programs to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by federal, state, and local agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  (8) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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REQUIRED SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Must have 12 months experience, education  or training evaluating and determining regulatory compliance. Experience using guidelines, methods, precedents and techniques applicable to the specific programs or phases relative to the position.  Experience conducting studies, preparing reports, and making changes to eliminate ineffective operations.

Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification.  Quality, type, and scope of experience or education must be demonstrated to show that applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced.

 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONResume must reflect applicable experience.

1. Knowledge of guidelines, methods, precedents to the specific programs or phases relative to the position.
2. Ability to gather facts on routine reports, extract data, note errors and compile results in prescribed form.
3. Ability to conduct studies, prepare reports, and make suggested changes to eliminate ineffective operations.
4. Knowledge of functions of the organization.
 

 


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: NONE

You MUST submit required documents for your application to be considered.

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 will be made to determine if it shows the minimum Required Specialized Experience. If a rating and ranking is required, your resume will be used to compare your responses against the Supplemental Information which is the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's). The categories used to assess all applicants that are rated is Highly-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified.


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 New Employee Website - 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. SELECTIVE SERVICE STATEMENT: 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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Tennessee National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-disqualifying handicap.  Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to the military nature of the position. 29 CFR PART 1614.  Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you MUST provide the following:

1.  Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire
2.  Your resume
3.  If job allows substitution of education for experience you must submit  
            REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/TRANSCRIPT

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 is 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 -- Wednesday, May 22, 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: 883802. 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 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:

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.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Elishia Lannom
Phone: (615)313-3037
Email: ELISHIA.S.LANNOM.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Tennessee National Guard
3041 Sidco Drive
ATTN NGTN HRO RP
Nashville, TN
37204
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

883802


1. Title of Job

Management and Program Assistant
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

8. Other Information

9. Languages

10. Lowest Grade

07

11. Miscellaneous Information

12. Special Knowledge

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

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

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

19. Job Preference

20. Occupational Specialties

001 MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ASSISTANT

21. Geographic Availability

471300093 Knoxville, TN

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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

23. Job Related Experience

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 an Area 1 consideration? Area 1 consideration is a permanent employed Air technician located at the facility announcing the position and a member of the Tennessee Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

2. Are you currently an Area 2 consideration? Area 2 consideration is a permanent employed Air technician located statewide and a member of the Tennessee Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

3. If you answered yes to number 1 or 2, and therefore are considered an Area 1 or 2 applicant (permanently employed Air technician), do you wish to be also be considered for a lateral transfer? In order to qualify for a lateral transfer you must you must meet the qualification requirements for the position and be assigned to a current federal position with the same salary range.

A. Yes
B. No

4. Are you currently an Area 3 consideration? Area 3 consideration is a member of the Tennessee Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

5. Are you currently an Area 4 consideration? Area 4 consideration is an applicant eligible for immediate membershipment for the Tennessee Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

Read the options below carefully and choose the one that best applies.

6. This position requires military membership, Which answer applies to you?

A. I am a current member of the Tennessee Air National Guard and a Permanent Excepted Federal Technician with the Tennessee Air National Guard.
B. I am currently an active Traditional (Drill, ADSW, etc.) member of the Tennessee Air National Guard.
C. No, I am not an active member of the Tennessee Air National Guard but I AM WILLING AND ELIGIBLE to immediately become an active Military Member.
D. No, I am not an active member of the Tennessee Air National Guard and I AM NOT WILLING to become an active member.

7. This position is open to Enlisted members of the Tennessee Air National Guard. Are you currently (or immediately eligible to become) an Enlisted member in the Tennessee Air National Guard?

A. Yes
B. No

8. Are you currently receiving Federal Military retirement pay? If you are retired military or planning on retirement within the next year, you will not be eligible to join the Tennessee Air National Guard.

A. Yes
B. No

Read the options below carefully and choose the one that best applies.

9. Have you completed basic officer training in at least one branch of the military that would enable you to commission in the Tennessee Air National Guard by the closing date of this announcement?

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

10. Do you have experience, education or training involving administrative or clerical experience (i.e., applying guidelines, rules and regulations to assignments, composing correspondence, researching and compiling information and data, and records administration). Experience using computer and automation systems.

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

11. Do you have at least 12 months experience, education or training evaluating and determining regulatory compliance. Experience using guidelines, methods, precedents and techniques applicable to the specific programs or phases relative to the position. Experience conducting studies, preparing reports, and making changes to eliminate ineffective operations.

A. Yes
B. No

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.

B- I have had education or training in performing this 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.

12. Knowledge of guidelines, methods, precedents to the specific programs or phases relative to the position.

13. Ability to gather facts on routine reports, extract data, note errors and compile results in prescribed form.

14. Ability to conduct studies, prepare reports, and make suggested changes to eliminate ineffective operations.

15. Knowledge of functions of the organization.


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Job Announcement Number:

TN 13-113 VIN 883802

Control Number:

342600400