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Job Title:Plans, Training and Mobilization Manager

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-175

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$68,809.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year


Monday, September 16, 2013 to Monday, October 21, 2013




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Guernsey, WY United StatesView Map


Only current members of the United States Army, Army Reserves or Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.


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Applicants must be current members of the US Army, US Army Reserves, or Army National Guard as of the closing date to be considered for this vacancy and able to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard if selected


WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army 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.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Wyoming Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.


Open Area of Consideration: 

Area 7:  Nationwide Job Opportunity (Technician) - Merit Promotion: Open to current members of the US Army, US Army Reserves, or Army National Guard and eligible to transfer to the Wyoming Army National Guard.


Technician Info:

Position Title: Plans, Training and Mobilization Officer

Position Series/Grade:  GS-0301-12

Position Description #: D1129000

Paragraph #: 1910

Line #: 060

Position Location: Training Site Command, Guernsey, WY


Military Grade:

Min:  O4                 Max:  O5



  • Must become a member of the Wyoming Army National Guard before appt.
  • Must submit ORB with application.
  • Refer to “Required Documents” section for additional details.
  • Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
  • Relocation costs are not authorized with this vacancy.


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This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters—State, Operations Directorate (J-3), Army National Guard (ARNG) Training Center, Maneuver Training Center-Heavy/Power Support Platform (MTC-H/PSP) or Maneuver Training Center-Heavy (MTC-H). Serves as the Director of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTOM-S) responsible for all live fire training facilities and impact areas located on the training center. Serves as advisor on all matters pertaining to the use of training center range facilities and is responsible for conduct and safe firing of live ordnance. Manages technicians, AGR, state, contract, and M-Day soldiers. Develops state and Federal financial budgets to include the range and training land program, Integrated Training Area Management Program, and state budgets. Coordinates all installation administrative and logistical support necessary to provide using units with installation facilities, subsistence, security, and training requirements. Plans and coordinates specialized training events involving Active and Reserve Component Special Operations Forces of a classified nature. May support JCS level exercises for Commanders in Chief of Combatant Commands such as U. S. Central Command.




(1) Responsible for the overall management of timing, coordination, and safety of combined arms firing exercises which involves armed aircraft, maneuvering, mounted and dismounted types of indirect and direct fire. Supports commanders and staff officers from all active and reserve military units (and nonmilitary organizations) in tactical training requirements within the training center. Manages an extensive maneuver complex and multiple live-fire ranges at the training center. Advises organizational personnel on all matters pertaining to safety in the firing of live ordnance. Maintains overall responsibility for developing and enforcing the installation range safety program and directs preparation and staffing of all installation range safety publications. Oversees the development and updating of the training center Five-Year Range Development Plan in coordination with divisions.


(2) Maintains overall responsibility for the planning, directing, and management of range operations and range maintenance activities. Develops, prepares, and approves training center range regulations as required. Receives and replies to requests for use of the training center maneuver complex, ranges, and all other installation-training facilities. Plans for mission accomplishment considering resource constraints. Manages personnel to ensure timely and adequate maintenance of range facilities in coordination with engineering and housing related work. Monitors the allocation of range areas to ensure compliance with all policies and procedures and in accordance with needs and priorities to ensure maximum safe utilization. Assists units in solving problems that arise during training. Resolves conflicts from using units wishing to utilize the same facilities and maneuver areas at the same time.


(3) Directs the installation security and force protection programs. Insures compliance with appropriate regulations and directives. Issues force protection guidelines and force protection conditions levels as directed by higher headquarters. Insures security guards, military police, and force protection security personnel receive rules of engagement briefings commensurate with the existing force protection conditions. Assists in developing force protection measures and acquiring resources to implement these measures. Develops budgets and resources to meet Joint Service Vulnerability Assessment identified shortfalls to include hardening of installation command and control centers.


(4) Assists with providing facilities in direct support of state or Federally directed mobilizations. Mobilizations may occur because of state or Federally declared emergencies during peacetime and wartime. Directs the operations of the installation Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as required. Supervises and trains EOC personnel in order to provide an immediate and operationally capable EOC on short notice.  


(5) Directs, coordinates, and oversees the work of subordinate supervisors (Air Field Manager, Range Control Manager, Target Systems Repairer Supervisor) and employees. Plans and schedules work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities. Assigns work in consideration of employee skills and mission requirements. Exercises significant responsibilities dealing with command headquarters’ personnel, senior commanders, and staff officers of other units, organizations, and commands. Advises the Garrison Commander, who is of higher rank, regarding functions, activities and services provided.


(6) Performs the duties of the Garrison Commander in their absence.


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Work involves supervising or performing work requiring knowledge of (a) the basic processes of administration, (b) the principles and standard practices of management, and (c) the techniques of organization, direction, coordination, and control.



Must possess experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration; and experience using computer and automation systems.



Must possess at least 36 months experience, education or training program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions; experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations; experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures; and experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.


NOTE: Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your specialized experience.


MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.



Officer             Min:  O4          Max: O5   (Dependent upon unit availability)


Over-graded applicants' will not be considered. 


Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military grade promotion.  If you are selected, the position is conditional on your successful accession in to the Wyoming Army National Guard.



Officer:  O1A (Branch Immaterial)


Must possess or be eligible to retrain into MOS.


The successful completion of a full 4 year course in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s degree is qualifying at the GS-05 level.


Completion of courses such as the Officer Advanced Course, Squadron Officer School, Command and Staff College, Air and Army War College, National Security Management Course and others of comparable level will be credited at the rate of 1 month of education for two months of specialized experience.



-    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

-    The Selected applicant must complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment: prior to the appointment date.

-    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

-    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

-    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

-    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

-    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).


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. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.


Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.  Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


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1. 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.


2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


3. The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 1 June 2013 is available HERE.





CALL (307) 251-1234 OR E-MAIL



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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
3. Other
supporting documents:


·         College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education

·         Officer Records Brief (ORB)


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.


Note: To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 960338. 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.


For this job announcement the following documents are required: 

*** Records Review

US Army, US Army Reserves, and Army National Guard members must submit Officer Records Brief (ORB) with application.


*** Personal Resume

Include the following information:

* Announcement # and title of the position for which you are applying

* Your full name, mailing address, and phone numbers where you can be reached (must be on the resume)

* Your Social Security Number and birth date (must be on the resume)

* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy

* Show actual begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) format for all work experience submitted

* List all pertinent military experiences

* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.


*** College transcripts MUST be submitted when substituting education for experience.  Unofficial copies will be accepted. Definitions for Qualifying Education for each GS Grade are located HERE.


NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact William E. Pacheco prior to Monday, October 21, 2013 to verify all documents have been received. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Complete and accurate data is essential to ensure fair evaluation of candidates. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the data provided is accurate and complete. Only the experience, qualifications, and education shown on resume can be used to evaluate a candidate's qualifications for this position.


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


William E. Pacheco
Phone: (307)772-5289
Agency Information:
Wyoming National Guard
Human Resources Office
ATTN 1LT Melissa Smith
5410 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY


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 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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