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Job Title:SMALL ARMS REPAIRER

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NJ 13-147 (959668)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$23.43 to $27.34 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 to Monday, December 02, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-6610-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Lakehurst, NJ View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

THE NEW JERSEY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCMENT

THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION 

NJ 13-147, VIN 959668

Small Arms Repairer, WG-6610-08, PD D1226000

CSMS-1, Lakehurst, New Jersey

Starting Salary: $23.43 PH

Salary Range: $23.43 PH- $27.34 PH

 

OPENING DATE:               CLOSING DATE:

15 October 2013                2 December 2013

    

 

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                                    

                               (  ) OFFICER        (  ) WARRANT OFFICER      ( X ) ENLISTED

 

MINIMUM RANK: SPC/E-4                                  MAXIMUM RANK: SSG/E-6

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

 

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:

MOS: 91F 

 

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

 

LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION:  NON CRITICAL/ NON SENSITIVE

 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: N/A

 

PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a physical profile: 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

A pre-placement physical will be required for anyone selected for this position.  Placement into the position will not be made until results are received.

 

SELECTING OFFICIAL:   MSG James L. Prus, Electronics Mechanic Supervisor

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to become a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to read and interpret instructions, repair manuals, specifications and drawings; must have knowledge of mathematics sufficient to use testing devices and measuring instruments; and be proficient in the use of common hand tools and equipment.

 

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 12 months experience in methods of hardening, tempering, and machining metals, ballistics and other factors affecting the accuracy and durability of weapons?

 

SKILL in making repairs to a variety of small arms that have parts and adjustments that are numerous and complicated.

KNOWLEDGE of interrelated mechanical systems to check, repair, adjust weapons, and perform necessary work to repair or rebuild small arm is required.

KNOWLEDGE of weapons operation to apply technical manuals, regulations, specifications and drawings in order to determine operation, assembly, tolerances and locate causes of improper functions for a variety of weapons.

SKILL in using precision gages and measuring instruments such as micrometers, optical comparators, ultrasonic checkers, magnafluxing machines, or borescopes to determine when parts are worn or damaged past acceptable specifications.

SKILL in using and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools and gages that include, drills, files, saws, hammers, vises and precision gages and measuring instruments such as micrometers, optical comparators, ultrasonic checkers, magnaflux machines and /or borescopes to determine when parts are worn or damaged beyond acceptable tolerance.


SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  N/A

 

 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 current driver's license).

Current valid driver's License.

ANG/AIR FORCE: Current Report of Individual Personnel (RIP).

ARNG/Army: Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR).

 

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure their 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 does not understand, is not sure what is applicable to them, or has any questions at all, please contact SSgt Unique A. Wilson at (609) 562-0889.

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 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/life/index.asp

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

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

 

Social Security Number


Vacancy Identification Number

959668
1. Title of Job

Small Arms Repairer, WG-6610-08 (MILITARY MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT)
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


08

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 6610

21. Geographic Availability


341580029 Lakehurst, 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. I am a former Technician. (Applicant must provide SF50 with application packet).
G. 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 member of the New Jersey National Guard.

3. This position requires a minimum rank of SPC/E-4 and a maximum rank of SSG/E-6. Please indicate your rank.

A. SPC/E-4
B. SGT/E-5
C. SSG/E-6
D. My current rank exceeds the maximum rank; however, I am willing to reduce rank if selected for the position.
E. My current rank exceeds the maximum rank and I am not willing to reduce rank.
F. My current rank does not meet the minimum rank requirement.
G. I am a Civilian, meaning I have never served in the United States Military.

4.

Employment into this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the New Jersey National Guard. Are your currently assigned to a compatible military position in one of the following: 91F

 

A. Yes.
B. No, but I am willing to obtain the listed CMF/MOS within one year of placement.
C. No, and I am not willing to obtain the listed CMF/MOS within one year of placement.

5.

Do you have experience or training which demonstrates the ability to read and interpret instructions, repair manuals, specifications and drawings; must have knowledge of mathematics sufficient to use testing devices and measuring instruments; and be proficient in the use of common hand tools and equipment?

A. Yes.
B. No.

6.

Do you have 12 months experience in methods of hardening, tempering, and machining metals, ballistics and other factors affecting the accuracy and durability of weapons?

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 know little or nothing about this.
B- I have had study or training in this.
C- I have used my knowledge or ability, but I have been closely supervised.
D- I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
E- I am consulted by other journeypersons in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.

7.

Do you have the SKILL in making repairs to a variety of small arms that have parts and adjustments that are numerous and complicated?

8. Do you have KNOWLEDGE of interrelated mechanical systems to check, repair, adjust weapons, and perform necessary work to repair or rebuild small arm is required?

9.

Do you have KNOWLEDGE of weapons operation to apply technical manuals, regulations, specifications and drawings in order to determine operation, assembly, tolerances and locate causes of improper functions for a variety of weapons?

10.

Do you have the SKILL in using precision gages and measuring instruments such as micrometers, optical comparators, ultrasonic checkers, magnafluxing machines, or borescopes to determine when parts are worn or damaged past acceptable specifications?

11.

Do you have the SKILL in using and maintaining a variety of hand and power tools and gages that include, drills, files, saws, hammers, vises and precision gages and measuring instruments such as micrometers, optical comparators, ultrasonic checkers, magnaflux machines and /or borescopes to determine when parts are worn or damaged beyond acceptable tolerance?

12. Did you provide the REQUIRED documents listed below with your application?

  • Current Resume addressing the Specialized Experience

(Scan all required documents listed below under "Other")

  • Current valid driver's license
  • ANG/Air Force: Current Report on Individual Personnel (RIP)
  • ARNG/Army: Personnel Qualifications (PQR)

 

 

(NOTE: Your application will be determined ineligible if you do not submit the required documents with your resume.)

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 -- Monday, December 02, 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: 959668. 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/pdf_fill/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 simply need to make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing and 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: ng.nj.njarng.mbx.nj-job-submission@mail.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)

 

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.

 

Nicole M. Clay

(609)562-0892

NICOLE.M.CLAY2.MIL@MAIL.MIL

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nicole M. Clay
Phone: (609)562-0892
Email: NICOLE.M.CLAY2.MIL@MAIL.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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Job Announcement Number:

NJ 13-147 (959668)

Control Number:

353316300