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Job Title:SUPERVISORY ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:8X-DCIPS-886582-879867-LRM

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$60,274.00 to $78,355.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, May 07, 2013 to Thursday, May 09, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GG-0856-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Lackland AFB, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

OPEN TO PERMANENT AIR FORCE EMPLOYEES ONLY

JOB SUMMARY:

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-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-12 duties for the "Supervision/Management" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 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:  Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, JBSA Lackland, AFB

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance with SCI
  • Incumbent is subject to initial and periodic drug testing

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES for SUPERVISORY ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN, GG-0856-12

·        The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a first level supervisor, providing planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over nonsupervisory employees

·        Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the work centers, ensuring the center complies with legal and regulatory requirements and guidelines to meet and satisfy customer needs. Manages, directs, supports, and guides work center performance to successful integrate organization goals to work center sustainment/repair objectives

·        Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management

·        Represents AFLCMC/HNCM with a variety of installation and functional area organizations. Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with their respective internal (Product Branch) and external (other DoD services, Civil Agencies, and Foreign Military sales) customers

·        Provides management advisory services in hardware production functions. Conducts maintenance support evaluation, repair, and condemnation recommendation relative to the sustainment of existing systems and the development of new and/or modifications of existing equipment/systems

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.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-11) or equivalent that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GG-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service.  Examples of creditable specialized experience include: Work as a technician, instructor, inspector, or mechanic (civilian or military) that showed progression in theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic theory, and of the characteristics, function, operation, and capabilities of a variety of types of electronic equipment. This experience must have included the use of schematic diagrams, a variety of test equipment, and the application of appropriate electronic formulas involved in such duties as testing, troubleshooting, modifying, designing, calibrating, installing, maintaining, repairing, constructing, developing, and instructing on electronic equipment, or similar functions.  Experience in developing policies, standards, and procedures for maintenance, installation, or similar functions, provided the work clearly shows that the applicant applied a specialized knowledge of the theories and principles of a variety of electronic systems or equipment.

OR

 

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

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-TECH

 

AND

 

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0800/electronics-technical-series-0856/

 

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, a wide range of specialized methods, techniques, and principles of electronics and equipment to work with complex systems and/or subsystems composed of combinations of components assembled into a configuration designed to accomplish a specific function (e.g., communication security system, signal intelligence communications system).

 

2.    Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies, principles, methods, procedures, and other guidance related to various functions of life-cycle sustainment/maintenance support; in depth understanding of the interrelationships of various disciplines required to manage systems/projects/programs.

 

3.    Knowledge of technical specifications/data to develop, collect, analyze, evaluate, and interpret specifications, schematics, engineering drawing, test reports, original equipment manufacturer technical specifications/technical data when developing/establishing depot level maintenance capabilities.

 

4.    Knowledge of electronic/electro-mechanical systems/equipment which includes extremely old, out of production systems/equipment and components with very limited/inadequate, or non-existent data.

 

5.    Ability to coordinate effectively with equipment specialists, system managers, and program offices to identify specific maintenance requirements, and to develop and adjust plans and schedules to meet requirements. Ability to communicate effectively with subordinates, peers, and upper management, both orally and in writing, and to work effectively with groups and individuals in planning efforts and in working out solutions to problems or questions.

 

6.      Ability to apply qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques to analyze current and/or projected program workloads, to evaluate effectiveness of maintenance support, and resolve maintenance management issues.

 

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.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

1.    Position is designated critical-sensitive and incumbent must be able to obtain and retain a TOP SECRET (TS) security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). A non-disclosure agreement must be signed.

2.    Drug Testing: This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian 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.

3.    This is a key position. Incumbents must be removed from any military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available.

4.    Position requires temporary duty travel (TDY) utilizing military and/or commercial transportation.

5.    Requires flexibility to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.


BENEFITS:

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



OTHER INFORMATION:

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.

 

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

 

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

 

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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 Thursday, May 09, 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 886582.  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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

AFPC RSC
Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
AFISRA
AFISRA/A1KK
248 KIRKNEWTON STE 310
SAN ANTONIO, TX
78243-7129
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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


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Job Announcement Number:

8X-DCIPS-886582-879867-LRM

Control Number:

342927400