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Job Title:Supervisory IT Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T-13-172 (913340)

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

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$71,901.00 to $93,470.00 / Per Year


Friday, June 21, 2013 to Thursday, July 11, 2013




Full Time - Indefinite




1 vacancy in the following location:
Marietta, GA United StatesView Map


Open only to current, on-board, (Permanent/Indefinite), full-time Georgia Army or Air National Guard members E-7 or above assigned to JFHQ-J6.



Area of Consideration: Open only to current, on-board, (Permanent/Indefinite),  full-time Georgia Army or Air National Guard members E-7 or above assigned to JFHQ-J6.

Position Location: JFHQ-NEC-ISSB, CNGC, Marietta, GA. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS is not authorized.

Relocation Incentive: Relocation Incentive is not authorized.

Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP): Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

Type of Appointment: This is a full-time, Excepted Indefinite (Position NTE five Years, or when incumbent RTD), dual-status position which requires Georgia Army or Air National Guard Membership.

Job Summary: This position serves as the chief of an information management division/branch.  The organization provides support for the assigned portion of the command, control, communications and computers (C4) program.

Background Check:  Selectee may, at the option of the agency, be required to submit to criminal, credit history, and general background checks which will be evaluated by the agency prior to a final offer of employment and access into the Georgia National Guard Federal Technician or Active Guard/Reserve program.

National Guard Membership: This position requires military membership. It is designated for Georgia Army or Air National Guard Officer/Warrant Officer/Enlisted incumbent(s) only. In accordance with ARNG or ANG regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military Supervisory IT Specialist functions in support of programs essential to state Army National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

As a member of a Georgia Army or Air National Guard unit, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Georgia Army and Air National Guard units and its members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.


  • Must be a current U.S. Citizen.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Direct Deposit Banking is Mandatory.
  • Military Requirement: Compatibility; OBR: 25, 53; WMOS: 255A/N/S;
  • EMOS: 25B; AFSC: 17DXB, 3D0X1, 3D1X1/2/3


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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the organization, ensuring that the advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs. 
  • Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of the organization’s C4 mission.   
  • Assigns work to subordinate employees based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs.
  • Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives.
  • Explains performance expectations to employees and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses.
  • Identifies employee developmental needs and provides or arranges for training (formal and on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance. 
  • Applies EEO principles and requirements to all personnel management actions and decisions, and ensures all personnel are treated in a manner free of discrimination. 
  • Evaluates reports by analyzing facts and performing appropriate research and prepares detailed responses.
  • Researches and determines or recommends appropriate actions or interpretation of issues that impact organization, installation, command, or agency.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.





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General Experience: Applicant must have experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process.  Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems. 

Specialized Experience: Applicant must have at least 36 months specialized experience that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.  Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls.  Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment.   Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where it involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.  Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure, Systems, Equipment, and Networks.
  • Knowledge or skill pertaining to the development of Information Technology architecture.
  • Ability to work with and collaborate at all levels of the National Guard Enterprise; to include National Guard Bureau (NGB), Georgia National Guard leadership and management, and end users of the Georgia network.
  • Ability to develop, document and resource present and future plans and operations.
  • Knowledge or skill pertaining to Information Technology Systems, Network Management, Design implementation and maintenance.
  • Ability to supervise technical employees in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


Other Requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must posses or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. 

National Guard Compatibility: Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Supervisory IT Specialist position, the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Georgia Army or Air National Guard as an Officer, Warrant Officer or Enlisted in OBR: 25, 53; WMOS: 255A/N/S; EMOS: 25B; AFSC: 17DXB, 3D0X1, 3D1X1/2/3.  Rank inversion is strictly prohibited. 

Wear of the Army or Air uniform as prescribed by AR/AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.

The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.

Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).


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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at


Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see


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

  1. Your résumé;
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire.

Note: Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to use the USA JOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position. Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted. If you chose to use your personal resume, ensure that your resume includes the mandatory information as outlined in the Resume' example on'%20Format%2022Jun12.docx, "The Application-to-Hire Process-"Have I Completed All the Steps to Best Sell Myself"? If the required information is not reflected, consideration will not be given in the qualification process.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, July 11, 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 assessment 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, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 913340. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire,, and 
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


The following documents are required and must be received by Thursday, July 11, 2013: 

  1. Your résumé;
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire.



Phone: (678)569-5715
Agency Information:
Georgia National Guard
Do Not Mail or Fax Applications Here
Follow How to Apply Instructions
Marietta, GA


Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official.  If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

Thank you for your interest in the Georgia National Guard.  Good Luck!

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