Job Overview

Summary

CONNECTICUT AIR NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

This is an indefinite position that may convert to permanent without further competition.

DUTY LOCATION:  103d Airlift Wing (AW), East Granby, CT

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located in the Military Personnel Flight (MPF), Mission Support Group at an Air National Guard (ANG) flying wing.  It’s primary purpose is to plan, organize, administer, and troubleshoot the operation and data base integrity of the Military Personnel Data System in support of military human resources management functions.  Serves as the primary point of contact to ensure the effective operation of satellite human resources interface with United States Air Force (USAF) servers and related human resources computers both hardware and software.  Provides training on utilization of the different components of the Military Personnel Data System (MILPDS).  Provides technical guidance regarding the overall scope of the MILPDS and interfacing systems to identify and solve personnel system related problems, which could inhibit or prevent a high state of readiness.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Air National Guard recruiter at (860) 292-2509 before applying for this position.

AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

  • Area 1:  All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Air National Guard.
  • Area 2:  All current members of the Connecticut Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Air National Guard.

Duties

The major duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Analyzes and resolves operational problems and ensures compliance with military human resources policies, regulations, objectives and management procedures.
  • Plans, directs and performs system management, quality assurance, system inquiry, trend analysis, small computer operations/management and system research. 
  • Provides staff advisory guidance to the MPF, Units, Commanders and other base or Geographically Separated Unit (GSU) functional activities on solutions and feasible approaches to the utilization of the Military Personnel Data System in specific, and the human resources military program in general. 
  • Coordinates with AF, Air Reserve Personnel Center, The National Guard Bureau, Air National Guard State Headquarters and base functional areas on new data human resources programs and system procedures. 
  • Administers Military Personnel Data System training programs for the MPF and other users of the system.