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Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:4V-DCIPS-883886-878365-LRM

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$50,287.00 to $65,371.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, April 30, 2013 to Monday, May 06, 2013




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent




Few vacancies in the following location:
Fort Huachuca, AZ United StatesView Map


Permanent Air Force Employees


The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.  To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.


IF APPLICABLE:  Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).


This is a GG-11 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-11 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-11 level.  The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.


***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***


The organizational location of this position is:  AF LIFE CYCLE MGT CTR, Ft Huachua, AZ






  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Must obtain and maintain a top secret security clearance with SCI
  • This is a pre-employment and random drug testing designated position


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·   Apply a wide range of supply principles, concepts and methodologies in analyzing and reviewing Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) COMSEC reports and evaluating trends in COMSEC accountability inventories error transactions  Perform audits of COMSEC records, resolving discrepancies relating to the movement of serviceable equipment to installation organizations and initiating appropriate corrective actions

·   Resolve procedural problems associated with timely deliveries and lead times to meet customer needs.  Resolve non-routine supply shipments to meet emergency operational or new installation requirements and appropriately approves loans or issues or critical equipment and key material

·   Review and analyze reported usage, post program reported users and other applicable material to accurately determine and projected requirements and demand quantities.  Monitor and evaluate usage transactions and fluctuations, track the timing of reorder actions, verify cost changes for equipment and accessories, promptly adjust lead times as necessary or take other appropriate actions to ensure items are available when required.

·   Analyze and resolve difficult issues and problems involving processes, work methods, data management and operational procedures or problems resulting in timely delivery of services to meet the needs of the customers and the government.  Distribute required key material in support of managed equipment in the form of paper tape key, firefly key and electronically transmitted key material

·   Analyze changing situations affecting quantitative requirements such as technological or engineering changes, component parts interchangeability, changes in agency programs or projects and changes in issue or asset trends.  Initiate timely and proper acquisition actions for assigned items for both initial and follow-on requirements involving various contractual procedures, documents and agencies insuring adequate item data and justification


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS.  This position is in the Excepted Service.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at the next lower qualifying pay band or equivalent grade under the General Schedule (GS/GG) pay system or other pay systems.  To be creditable, your resume must further reflect specialized experience, demonstrating quality in the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to meet the requirements of the position being filled.  Specialized experience is experience gained while managing, regulating, coordinating, or otherwise exercising control over supplies, equipment, or other material.




EDUCATION:  Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education in a field related to the position being filled.




Combining Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience are also qualifying.  If education is used to meet specialized experience requirements, then such education must include courses directly related to the work of the position being filled.  


To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education click on the following link:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 


1. Knowledge of established supply system, Dept of Defense COMSEC accounting principles and EKMS; a broad range of supply program relationships and interrelated processes; commonly applied inventory management principles, procedures, techniques and practices; specialized analytical methods and techniques to resolve difficult inventory management issues and problems; and the skill to interpret, adapt and apply inventory management guidelines. 


2. Knowledge of acquisition processes; automated records; control systems and storage, issue and disposal processes; budgeting, procurement and funding processes related to inventory management functions and the specialized needs of the programs or operational areas supported.


3. Knowledge of Electronic Key Management System, LMD/KP platform hardware, software, SCO Unix operating system, Local COMSEC Management Software (LCMS) and Key Management Infrastructure Management Client.


4. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. 


PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 


FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


·        Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a top secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).  A non-disclosure agreement must be signed. 

·        Position is designated as Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing Program.  Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing.  Illegal drug use by employees in sensitive positions presents a clear threat to the mission of the Air force, national security and public safety.  Appointee must sign a statement acknowledging the position occupied is a TDP.

·        Travel on military or commercial aircraft may be required in the performance of temporary duty.

·        Must successfully complete required 3-week EKMS/COMSEC Manager training course and/or posses the equivalent on-the-job COMSEC experience IAW Air Force, Army, Navy or NSA regulations.

·        May be required to work short-/no-notice other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.


Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.



To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.  Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.


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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.


Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information.


Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.


90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.


Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.


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

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, May 06, 2013

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to 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.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 883886.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.


PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.


Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.


The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.


·        Online Application (Questionnaire)

·        Resume - If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.


If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print.  The fax number is 478-757-3144.


Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.


Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Davis Monthan AFB
Davis Monthan AFB, AZ


Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent. 

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