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This Position Is No Longer Available

Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  JA 13-361-T

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$31.13 to $36.38 / Per Hour
Friday, September 06, 2013 to Monday, October 07, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Lima, OH United StatesView Map
All qualified individuals who are current members of the Ohio Army National Guard.


The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

FMS 15
855 South Collett ST
Lima, OH 45804

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (G-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.  The purpose of this position is to supervise workers directly or through subordinate leaders and/or supervisors in accomplishing work of the function.  Plans work operations of great scope, complexity, and administrative authority.  Determines the sequence, priority, and time for performance of operations within the limits of broad work schedules and time limits.  The occupation and non-supervisory grade level which best reflects the nature of the overall work operations supervised is Surface Maintenance Mechanic, WG-5801-10.



Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Army Officer, Army Warrant, Army Enlisted
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: MSG/E-8
  • Maximimum Military Rank/Grade: 1LT/O-2
  • This position requires an ANACI investigation


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(1) Planning:  Plans use of subordinate workers, equipment, facilities, and materials on a week-to-week or month-to-month basis.  Establishes deadlines, priorities, and work sequences, and plans work assignments based on general work schedules, methods, and policies set by the supervisor.  Coordinates work with supporting or related work functions controlled by other supervisors.  Determines the number and types of workers needed to accomplish specific
Determines skills, materials, and equipment required to do the work.  Redirects individual workers and resources to accomplish unanticipated work.  Informs the supervisor of the need to revise work schedules and re-estimate labor and other resources.  Participates in the initial planning of current and future work schedules, staffing needs, estimates, and recommendations as to scheduling projected work.  Assists the supervisor with quarterly funding distribution and decisions, based on operational needs for units supported by customer activities.  Reviews funding requirements, prioritizes request and allocates funding based on readiness, training, and mobilization requirements.  Provides management with workload data, estimates, and recommendations to facilitate more effective management decisions for staffing and funding requirements to support customer units.


(2) Work Direction:  Assigns tasks to be performed based on readiness and explains work requirements, methods, and procedures.  Investigates work related problems such as excessive costs or low productivity and determines causes.  Implements corrective actions within their authority to resolve work problems.  Recommends solutions to staffing problems, engineering requirements, and work operations directed by other supervisors.  Ensures work in progress and completed work meets established standards by implementation of a Quality Control and Assurance program within the organization. Ensures equipment repairs do not exceed maintenance expenditure limits in accordance as established by regulation and or policies.  Effectively, efficiently, and economically makes adjustments as necessary to maximize production, accomplish specified tasks, and manage resources.  Notes work related problems and independently implements corrective actions, which can be taken without affecting work operations controlled by other supervisors.  Assures tools, special tools, test measurement and diagnostic equipment, personal protective equipment, repair parts, petroleum, oils and lubricants, and other materiel are available when needed.  Manages maintenance backlog through coordination with other maintenance activities.  Evacuates and accepts equipment, repairs, and services to and from other maintenance facilities. 


(3) Administration:  Plans and establishes overall leave schedules.  Determines training needs of subordinates and arranges for accomplishment.  Sets performance standards, and makes formal appraisals of subordinate work performance.  Initiates recommendations for promotion or reassignment of subordinates.  Ensures that regulations governing safety and housekeeping are observed with appropriate protective clothing and equipment being utilized. 


(4) Performs non-supervisory work, such as, transporting equipment, performing maintenance tasks, etc. 


(5) Develops, publishes, and ensures employee compliance with standing operating procedures for the activity supervised.  Implements and complies with agency, state, and federal regulatory Occupational Safety and Health, and environmental requirements.  Ensures use of quality conformant products through compliance with established materials shelf life programs.  Ensures all aspects of Force Protection to include physical security, facility and vehicle key control, property accountability, access control and employee protection in accordance with established policies and regulations.  Implements procedures to account for all real property, installation property, MTO&E (Modified Tables of Organization and Equipment) property, TDA (Tables of Distribution and Allowances) property, and installed equipment located at or assigned to the facility in accordance with state and federal regulations and policies.  Ensures subordinates are trained, qualified, and equipped with proper personnel protective equipment, environmental mediation equipment and materials.  Ensure the employees wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. 


(6) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.


(7) Performs other duties as assigned.


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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

This position requires an ANACI investigation

  • Minimum Military Grade: MSG/E-8
  • Maximum Military Grade: 1LT/O-2
  • Compatible Military Assignment: OBR  88A, 90A, 91A, 92A  WOBR 25, 91, 92, 94  WMOS 882A  ECMF 25, 88, 91, 92, 94  
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply. It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.

General Experience: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates that the candidate has the ability to organize assignments for subordinates, estimate material and manpower needed for specific jobs; able to explain manuals and work procedures; and to prepare production records, work records and reports. 



Specialized Experience: (WS-10) - 24 months experience in which the applicant demonstrates:

1.  Experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel.

2.  Experience which required the review of work requirements and establishing priorities to meet deadlines.

3.  Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function.

4.  Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise of the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes.

5.  Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: NOTE: College Transcripts are required if you wish to use Education as a substitution for experience or if a degree is a requirement for the position.  A copy of the transcript must be submitted with the Job Application. Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience.  Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.  Maximum credit is 6 months of specialized experience.


This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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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 additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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 additional information visit:

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 additional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


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Applying for this position requires you to take two steps:

1) Complete the occupational questionnaire and 2) submit a resume and, if applicable, any supporting documentation. See the Required Documents

You are encouraged you to complete the Occupational Questionnaire and submit your documentation using the Online method since it is the most efficient way to process your application. If you are unable to submit your responses Online, several applications "Options" are explained below. Follow these instructions carefully.

Note: You can Save an incomplete online questionnaire and return to it at a later time to complete the process. Instructions are under, How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire at the bottom of this page.

Option 1
To start a New occupational questionnaire click this link: Online Questionnaire

When you have completed the occupational questionnaire select the “Finish” button. At the next screen select the “Submit” button.
After the occupational questionnaire is submitted you can upload your resume and any supporting documents. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen after you receive an acknowledgement that the occupational questionnaire is successfully submitted. Step-by-step document upload instructions are provided below. If you do not have all the requested documents in electronic format you can upload part and fax the remaining documents that you do not have in electronic format, such as transcript documentation. See Option 2 for Fax instructions.

1 . Complete the Online Questionnaire and Press "Submit" to complete the Online Questionnaire or return to a "Saved" application outlined above under the How to Apply section.

2. After the Questionnaire is submitted you will receive a Notice that indicates the submission was successful. Press the "To upload a resume for this position click here" button to upload documents to this job announcement.

3. At the Document Upload screen, select the type of document you are attaching for upload from the drop down menu on the left side of the screen.

4. Select the "Browse" button and attach the file you want to submit.

5. Press the "Upload" button to submit the document file. You will receive an "Upload Successful" acknowledgement when the file has been received.

You may also start an occupational questionnaire by entering the following URL into your browser:

1. Enter> to start a " New " Online Occupational Questionnaire

2. To start a " New " Occupational Questionnaire scroll down the Online application screen until the "Vacancy Identification Number" box appears under the "Create a New Application for This Job" section on the left hand side. Insert the "Vacancy Identification Number - 953329 or "Control Number" and click the "Submit" button.

Note: When you have completed the Online Occupational Questionnaire, click the "Finish" button. The Online Occupational Questionnaire must be completed and submitted by 12:00 midnight EDT on Monday, October 07, 2013.

Option 2
Complete the occupational questionnaire Online, as outlined above, and fax all or part of your documentation.
If you choose to fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 953329, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. This cover page is used to match your documents with the record you established when you submitted the occupational questionnaire. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link or click or insert this URL into your browser The Fax number to submit your documents is:

Option 3
Submitting you occupational questionnaire, resume and supporting documents in hard copy via fax.
To complete the occupational questionnaire in hard copy form, click this link to print a copy of the OPM Form1203-FX or insert or type this URL into your browser

You can also obtain a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703)724-1850. After the introduction Press 1 and follow the instructions.

Print a copy of this job announcement and use the Form 1203-FX as a response sheet when answering the occupational questionnaire portion of this announcement. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

If you fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 953329, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete it will delay the processing of your application or you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link. The Fax number to submit your documents is: 1-478-757-3144

How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire:

3. If you want to " Save " an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire and return later, select the "Save" button at the top or bottom of each of the application pages and click the "Logout" button.

4. If you have "Saved" an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire you may finish it by clicking on or inserting this link into your internet browser . Insert your SSN and Last Name into the right hand side section " Work On An Application I Have Already Started ." and click the " Login " button.

Once you are logged in, the top of the screen will display the vacancy ID for all incomplete questionnaires and, if applicable, the bottom portion of the screen will display any Vacancy IDs that require a resume or supporting documentation to complete the application process. To finish an incomplete application processes select the adjacent button and click OK.

Option 4
The USAJOBS Web site provides a "Create a Resume" feature that you may use to develop and submit a resume for this position. The completed resume can be attached to this vacancy announcement and submitted electronically. To do so, scroll down to the end of the vacancy announcement. Click on the "Apply Online" icon. Then follow the USAJOBS web site instructions.

After you complete and submit the online resume, you will receive a "Confirmation of Submission" message stating that your online resume has been successfully submitted. If you do not receive this message, please submit again as this indicates that your resume has not been received.

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your not being considered for employment. 


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and include dates the work was performed)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume,  the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Martin L. Crowe
Phone: (614)336-7204
Agency Information:
FMS 15
2825 W Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus, OH


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status 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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