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Job Title:IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NJ13-098 (903995)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$64,729.00 to $84,146.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, June 27, 2013 to Tuesday, July 23, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Lawrenceville, NJ United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

THE NEW JERSEY ARMY GUARD

FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCMENT

THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

NJ 13-098, VIN# 903995

Information Technology Specialist (SYS ADMIN), GS-2210-11, PD# D161800

JFHQ-G-6,Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Starting Salary: $64,729 PA

Salary Range: $64,729  - $84,146 PA

 

 OPENING DATE      CLOSING DATE

27 June 2013           31 July 2013

 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatibility 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.

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

AREA I:  All New Jersey National Guard (NJNG) Technicians

AREA II:  All Members of the NJNG

AREA III:  All personnel eligible for membership in the NJARNG

 

If a New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG) member is selected, the person must transfer to the NJARNG, and may be required to attend U.S. Army Basic Training.  Applicant may contact an Army National Guard Recruiter.

 

If the individual selected is currently on a title 10 tour no action can be taken until he/she is released from tour.

 

APPOINTMENT STATUS:    ( X  ) EXCEPTED                                 

This is a Dual Status Excepted Technician position in the New Jersey Army National Guard.

 

                               (  ) OFFICER        ( X ) WARRANT OFFICER      ( X ) ENLISTED

 

MINIMUM RANK:  WARRANT:  WO1/W-1                                       MAXIMUM RANK: CW2/W-2

MINIMUM RANK: ENLISTED: SGT/E-5                                           MAXIMUM RANK: SGM/E-9

 

APPLICANTS ABOVE THE MAXIMUM RANK:

Applicants with an enlisted rank that exceeds the maximum advertised rank for the position may be considered.   Applicant must provide a statement with their resume/application which indicates their willingness to accept a reduction in military rank.   If selected, reduction in military rank is required to prevent grade inversion.   Air/Army Officers and Army Warrant Officers may be allowed to reduce their Officer/Warrant Officer rank to Enlisted only.   Military recruiters can provide Air/Army Officers and Army Warrant Officers with specifics applicable to the applicant.

 

MILITARY POSITION: Any unit in the New Jersey Army National Guard  

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP STATUS:  Employment in this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the New Jersey National Guard in one of the following military specialty codes:

 

WARRANT OFFICER MOS: 255A/N/S

ENLISTED MOS:  25B/U/Z

 

NOTE:  THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED HAS ONE YEAR TO OBTAIN ADVERTISED AFSC/MOS

 

LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION:  MUST POSSESS A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE

 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORSN/A

 

PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  N/A

 

SELECTING OFFICIAL:  MAJ Dwayne G. Hodges, Info Systems Officer

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to become a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.
  • Must provide a copy of current valid driver's license.
  • Must provide Record Review Report (RIP) or Personnel Qualifications Report.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

DUTIES:

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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position:  A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resource Office.

 

DUTIES: Develops, modifies and tests overall system backup and recovery strategies for assigned systems.  Serves as a technical focal point for the installation and configuration of hardware and software on personal computers and for personal data assistants associated with assigned systems.  Serves as a systems administrator responsible for planning, coordinating, modifying, implementing, and troubleshooting in order to meet customer needs.  Serves as a technical focal point on multiple operating systems and computer platforms.  Analyzes, evaluates, and recommends hardware/software changes to various computer systems.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF A CURRENT VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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.

 

Please address the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) in your resume:  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Must have 36 months of experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.

KNOWLEDGE of a variety of operating systems (ex. Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Unix etc.)  on desktop and server.

KNOWLEDGE of the principles and methods used for planning and managing the implementation, update, and integration of information system components.

SKILL in troubleshooting problems and implementing changes on multifaceted and interdependent computer platforms.

ABILITY to lead team members assigned to one or more locations in the state.

KNOWLEDGE of project management techniques and tools sufficient to provide technical guidance on the implementation of emerging technologies.

 


SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: A PHD or equivalent, or 3 years of progressigely higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.  Major study computer science, information research, information systems management mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.

 

If using education to qualify for this position OR education is a MANDATORY requirement to meet qualifications, you MUST submit copies of college transcripts along with your application/resume prior to the closing date of the vacancy.  If selected for the position, prior to your appointment, you will be required to request certified official transcripts be sent directly from the college or university that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned and grade.

 

APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS WITH THEIR RESUME

Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

Current valid driver's License

ANG/AIR FORCE:  Current Records Review Record (RIP)

ARNG/Army:  Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR)

DD214 for applicants who are separated from military service.  This includes anyone who is no longer in the military.

Army Applicant must provide a copy of printout from JPAS.  Applicant can obtain this from their Unit JPAS Manager  (If Applicable

Other branches of military service equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level etc.

Applicant must provide documentation of possession of a Secret Clearance.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

EVALUATION METHODS:  Applications will be reviewed to determine basic eligibility.  Applicants must meet the basic qualifications for the position, including any selective placement factors, in order to be considered basically qualified.  Selection for this position will be made without consideration of race, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, lawful political or other affiliation, membership or non membership in an employee organization, physical handicap which does not prevent normal performance of duties, or other non-merit factor.  Complete and accurate information must be provided on your resume or application.  Attach additional sheets if necessary.

 

 


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.

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 addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional 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 addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/ltc

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 addtional 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 addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

Social Security Number


Vacancy Identification Number

903995
1. Title of Job

IT SPECIALIST (SYSADMIN)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

IF you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.
5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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

7. Background Information

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

8. Other Information

9. Languages

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

10. Lowest Grade


11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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

12. Special Knowledge

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

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

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

19. Job Preference

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

20. Occupational Specialties


001 Information Technology Spec (SYSADMIN)

21. Geographic Availability


341650021 Lawrenceville, NJ

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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

23. Job Related Experience

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

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 a Current Full-Time Technician of the New Jersey National Guard (NJNG)?  (Temporary Technicians Excluded)

A. Yes I am a Current Full-Time Technician of the New Jersey Army National Guard (NJARNG)
B. Yes, I am a Current Full-Time Technician of the New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG).
C. No, I am a Current Full-Time Technician of the Air or Army National Guard in another state.
D. No, I am a Current Full-Time Technician of another Federal Agency.
E. No, I am a Temporary Technician of the NJNG.
F. No, I am not and have never been a Federal Technician.

2. Are you a Current Member of the New Jersey National Guard?  (Temporary Technician Included)

A. Yes, I am a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.
B. Yes, I am a member of the New Jersey Air National Guard.
C. No, I am not a memeber of the New Jersey National Guard.

3. Are you will to become a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.  (NOTE:  Military Membership is required for this position.)

A. I am currently a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.
B. Yes, I am willing to become a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.
C. No, I am not willing to become a member of the New Jersey Army National GUard.

4. This position requires a minimum rank of SSG/E-6 and a maximum rank of CW2/W-2.  Please indicate your rank.

A. SSG/E-6 - SFC/E-7
B. MSG/E-8 - SGM/E-9
C. WO1/W-1 - W2/W-2
D. My current rank does not meet the minimum rank requirement.
E. I am prior service and I have held one of the ranks above.
F. I am a Civilian.

5. Employment into this position requires concurrent military assignement to a comptaible military position in the New Jersey National Guard.  Are your currently assigned to a complatible military position in one of the following:

WARRANT OFFICER MOS:  255A/N/S

ENLISTED MOS 25B/U/Z?

A. I am enlisted who does not have the listed MOS(s), but I am willing to obtain the listed MOS(s) within one year of placement.
B. I am a Warrant Officer who does not the listed MOS(s) and I have a pre-determination packet to change to one of the listed MOS(s). I have provided a copy of the predetermaination packet with my resume.
C. No, I am not willing to obtain one of the listed MOS(s) within one year of placement.

6. This position requires a Secret Clearance.  Do you have a Secret Clearance?  APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF HAVING A SECRET CLEARANCE.

A. Yes
B. No

7. Do you have experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data process 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 require the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.

A. Yes
B. No

8. Do you have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer speciality area in an organization.

A. Yes.
B. No.

9. Do you have a Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted for experience.   Major study computer science, information science, information systems management mathematics, statistics, operation research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.  (Applicants must provide a copy of a college transcript in order to receive this credit

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

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

10. KNOWLEDGE of a variety of operating systems (ex. WIndows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Unix etc) on desktop or server.

11. KNOWLEDGE of project management techniques and tools sufficient to provide technical guidance on the implementation of emerging technologies.

12. ABILITY to lead team members assigned to one or more locations in the state.

13. KNOWLEDGE of the principles and methods used for planning and managing the implementation, update, and integration of information systems components.

14. SKILL introublshooting problems and implementing changes on multifaceted and interdependent computer platforms.

15. Did you provide the required documents listed below with your application?

Current Resume addressing the KSA's

Upload under OTHER the following:

RIP

PQR

Driver's License

DD214 for applicants who separated from military service.

Transcripts

Other Branches of Service must provide documents that provide the following information:  Current Military Rank, Career Code, ASVAB Scores, Security Clearance

 

NOTE:  APPLICATIONS DETERMINED TO BE INCOMPLETTE, INCORRECT OR INSUFFICIENT UPON INITAL REVIEW WILL NOT RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

A. Yes
B. No.



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire ,
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, 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.

To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1.      Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

                         

Use the Online Occupational Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 ALL RESUMES MUST BE SUBMTTED BY 11:59 PM EST ON THE CLOSING DATE.

Option A:  Online Occupational Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Occupational Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Occupational 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 Occupational Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Wednesday, July 31, 2013

·         To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.      Go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 903995. 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.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Occupational 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 Occupational 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 Occupational Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Occupational Questionnaire, you may complete your application process by faxing the OPM Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents.   Application must be received by vacancy closing date.   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/pdfimage/OPM1203FX.PDF or/pdf_fill/OPM1203FX.PDF or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.     When faxing the OF Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents, 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 US Government Application 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. 

 

EXCEPTION TO POLICY:  NJANG & ARNG military members DEPLOYED may submit their applications by email or fax. OPM Form 1203FX, resume, and other documents (application must be accompanied with Title 10 orders) must be submitted by the vacancy closing date to the following:

   E-mail: NJJOBSUBMISSION@ng.army.mil or Fax# 609-562-0855, ATTN: J1-HRO-TB-S  

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this vacancy announcement the following documents are required:

Current Resume

Current valid driver's License

ANG/AIR FORCE:  Current Records Review Record (RIP); ARNG/Army:  Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR); other branches of military service equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level etc.

DD214:  For applicants who are separated from military service.  This includes anyone who is no longer in military service.

It is  the applicant's responsibility to ensure the RIP/PQR is current.  If the applicant has been promoted and the RIP/PQR does not reflect the new rank then the applicant must provide an order or other military documentation with their resume reflecting the new rank and date of rank.

 

If the applicant has any questions, does not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call 609-562-0889.

 

NOTE:  If any document required in this vacancy announcement is missing from your packet, please provide a brief explanation of the reason which will be taken into consideration during the qualification process. 

 

APPLICATIONS DETERMINED TO BE INCOMPLETE, INCORRECT OR INSUFFICIENT UPON INITIAL REVIEW WILL NOT RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

HELPFUL HINTS:

DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS, about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for.

 

Be sure to include all work history, both military and civilian, that is relevant to position applying for,

 

Provide the month and year of the dates of experience.

 

Unique A. Wilson

(609)562-0889

UNIQUE.AKILAH.WILSON@US.ARMY.MIL

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Unique A. Wilson
Phone: (609)562-0889
Email: UNIQUE.AKILAH.WILSON@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
New Jersey National Guard
Human Resources Office
3650 Saylors Pond Road
Fort Dix, NJ
08015-7600
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.

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