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Job Title:Support Services Specialist

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AF13-394 3433262

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

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$42,960.00 to $55,894.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, May 07, 2013 to Tuesday, May 28, 2013




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Warrenton, OR United StatesView Map


All groups of qualified individuals



Support Services Specialist
116 ACN SQ in Warrenton, Oregon

Appointment Type: Excepted Service Permanent
PD #: D0155

Salary Range: $42,960.00 - $55,894.00

*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*Candidates must have a valid state driver's license*

*PCS is not Authorized*


MEMBERSHIP IN THE NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Oregon National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.


1st Area: Current permanent full time support personnel of the Oregon Air National Guard.
2nd Area: Current members of the Oregon Air National Guard.

Application materials must be received in our office by Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the qualification requirements, and How To Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.


  • Military Requirement: Enlisted Only
  • AFSC: 3D0X1 & 3S3X1


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This position is located in a non-collocated Tactical Control Flight employing various types of complex communication and radar sets. Position performs or supervises the personnel, training and administrative functions of the flight.


(1) Insures that all required unit training is scheduled, accomplished and documented. Determines training requirements for each individual. Submits requests for special schools. Reviews training plans for unit training assemblies. Makes follow-up to assure that all guardsmen are keeping up with their training. Documents that training has been completed. Schedules all ancillary training and frequently gives it.


(2) Directs and controls the military personnel activities through the application of personnel procedures. Is responsible for the procurement, classification, assignment and utilization of personnel to maintain programmed manning standards in unit. Conducts the annual screening of personnel and the records review pro- gram. Performs or directs work associated with preparation of appointment, enlistment and separation forms and related data and the preparation and maintenance of GSO personnel folders. Is responsible for all personnel actions. Tests recruits and other personnel for upgrading, reclassification, etc.


(3) Insures that the unit has an efficient and on-going retention program. Makes sure that individuals are scheduled for their required interviews with supervisors, commander or incumbent. Develops a retention program that involves not only a member but his/her family and civilian employees through correspondence and awards.


(4) Monitors and reviews unit copies of mechanized output products furnished by CBPO to insure accuracy of information and proper utilization of the product. Insures that output products are properly annotated and returned to CBPO in a timely manner. Supervises the submission of source documents for Personnel Data System, Point Credit Accounting and Reporting System and Centralized Pay System. Conducts as appropriate the in/out processing of appointees, enlistments, school applications and discharges.


(5) Maintains control and provides technical assistance to insure timely submission of office effectiveness reports. Controls and administers various Air Force tests.


(6) Drafts correspondence pertinent to personnel matters. Insures maintenance of correspondence files, regulations, directives, letters and other publications pertaining to personnel administration. Drafts policies and procedures for the effective operation of the personnel program. Closely monitors discharge appointment of officers and board proceedings of subordinate activities and maintains an adequate suspense control system.


(7) Gives directions to a subordinate who will perform the services functions such as (a) a mail function involved with the processing of incoming and outgoing classified and unclassified documents, (b) a centralized master file and subordinate file systems used to provide a reference and record keeping for a variety of operational and policy material, (c) a system of reference libraries containing technical and general publications and directives, duplicating services, (e) a control of correspondence and all required actions, (f) forms control, (g) reports control, (h) a records system concerned with the development and arrangement of files, files maintenance and the periodic inspection of decentralized unit files, (i) typing services, (j) the operation of a centralized order and trust section required for the extensive military and civilian technician travel of the unit, (k) procurement of office equipment repair services, (1) the control of accountable property assigned to the section, and (m) the routine procurement, storage and issuing of office supplies and equipment through well established channels.


(8) Performs other related duties as required.


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General Experience:
Work involves planning, directing, coordinating, or supervising general support service functions that are essential to the accomplishment of the work of an organization. Experience, education or training in administrative, professional, technical, or other work that provided knowledge of support services. Knowledge of administrative methods and procedures used in planning, organizing work, and skill in dealing with others in person-to-person work relationships. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Education Requirements:
None to list for this position.


Specialized Experience:

Within their resume applicants must explain how they have gained the Specialized Experience required for this position. Applicants at the GS-08 level must have 18 months of experience which provided an overall knowledge of management principles and supervisory responsibility for support service functions of the kind required by type of position to be filled and functions of the organization involved. Experience planning and directing a variety of substantive clerical operations. Experience using methods and procedural steps, and working under general instructions to meet the objectives of support services programs.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

None to list for this position.



Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment (CCCC)


Oregon National Guard will provide the citizens of the State of Oregon and the United States with the ready force of citizen soldiers and airman, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency natural or manmade.

Unit of military assignment is any supporting unit of 116 ACS. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position with the Oregon National Guard will cause termination from any Guard Recruitment Bonus or Guard paid student loan. A law enforcement background check may be required prior to appointment to this position. By submitting a resume or application for this position, you authorize this agency to accomplish the check. This is a dual-status position and membership in the Oregon National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the following parts:

  1. Your resume
  2. Explanation of Specialized Experience
  3. Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed.
The complete Application Package must be received in our office no later than 1630 hrs (4:30 pm PST) on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

We are not currently accepting on-line applications. Please use the following information to submit your application.
    By Mail:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • JFHQ-HRO/Staffing
  • PO Box 14350
  • Salem, OR 97309
    Hand deliver to:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • 1776 Militia Way SE Room 150
  • Salem, Oregon.
    *E-mailing is reserved for certain circumstances such as deployment, military schooling and extended TDY’s. Prior approval is required before an application is submitted via email.
    Important information regarding completion and Submission of your Application Package:
  • Applications must be typed or printed in legible dark ink. Please sign and date each application.
  • Be sure to include the announcement number and position title on your application.
  • You may staple your application. Do not bind, tab, or use document protectors.
  • Submit only single sided copies of all application documents.
  • Applications submitted using government resources will not be accepted.
  • When mailing your application it is recommended that you obtain a delivery confirmation receipt showing the date your application was mailed. Please allow several business days for mail delivery prior to Tuesday, May 28, 2013.


    Failure to provide complete information, may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for this position.
  • Current Resume
  • Explanation of Specialized Experience
  • Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)
  • Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only


    Phone: (503)584-3841
    Agency Information:
    Oregon National Guard
    PO Box 14350
    ATTN Staffing
    Salem, OR


    After the announcement closing date, your application will be reviewed in full. If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

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    AF13-394 3433262

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