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Job Title:IT Specialist (CUSTSPT)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AF13-439 385922

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$60,520.00 to $78,674.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, November 25, 2013 to Monday, December 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Portland, OR View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

OREGON AIR NATIONAL GUARD
NATIONWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

IT Specialist (CUSTSPT)


Location: 142 Fighter Wing in Portland, Oregon

Appointment Type: Excepted Service Permanent
PD #: D2182
Series/Grade:
GS-2210-11/11
Salary Range: $60,520.00 - $78,674.00
*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*
*Candidates must have a valid state driver's license*
*This position is designated as a IAT Level II position. Selectee will operate in accordance with DoD 8570.1-m and must possess or obtain Security+ certification within six months from the effective date of hire.*

*Position re-advertised until 16th December 2013*

*PCS is not Authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Oregon National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
1st Area: Current permanent full time support personnel of the Oregon Air National Guard.
2nd Area: Current members of the Oregon Air National Guard.

3rd Area: Individuals eligible to becomes members of the Oregon Air National Guard.
Application materials must be received in our office by Monday, December 16, 2013. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the qualification requirements, and How To Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military Requirement: Enlisted Only
  • AFSC: 3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, & 3D1X4

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:
This position is located in the Operations Flight of a Base Communications Squadron, Mission Support Group, in an Air National Guard Wing. This position is responsible for providing voice, data, wireless, Communications Focal Point (CFP) and information security services provided to the Wing, supported Geographically Separated Units, and Tenants.The incumbent specializes in one or more of the major information technology (IT) and/or communications systems/functions managed and maintained by the Squadron - network infrastructure, wireless systems, voice systems, and CFP operations. The purpose of this position is to serve as a customer support specialist performing work involving analytical and evaluative duties related to classified and unclassified information technology networks and/or cyber system with primary knowledge requirements of information processing methodology, information technology, telecommunications systems, computer capabilities, processing techniques, IT trouble ticket management, and data communications. The network infrastructure systems include: local/wide/virtual area networks (LAN/WAN/VLAN), intrusion detection systems, closed circuit television, network switches, routers, information transfer nodes (ITN), and platform IT systems.
1. Manages the assigned IT/communications environment with privileged access at the network level for the Wing, Geographically Separated Units (GSU), and Tenants. Plans, coordinates, installs, and continuously analyzes system design, hardware and software. Develops, recommends, and installs solutions and upgrades to ensure availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of all components of the assigned system. Provides Information Assurance systems support for all disciplines, ensuring the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services. Performs system audits to assess security parameters and performance of lA controls within the network environment.
2. Serves as a focal point for ensuring functionality and operability of the assigned IT/data systems/functions, voice and wireless systems to support mission requirements of Wing, Geographically Separated Units (GSU), and Tenants. Optimizes the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems and ensures availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of system/functional resources while managing the communications focal point coordination and workload distribution duties. Analyzes, manages, and directs installation of any new hardware or software introduced into the environment to ensure its compatibility with existing architecture, its reliability, and functionality in relation to the organization's business requirements. Runs tests to verify operability and functionality; analyzes hardware and software malfunctions to resolve physical and logical processing problems; and recommends acquisition of programs, process or equipment which will resolve operational problems. Provides on-going optimization and problem solving support; continually surveys system operation to identify potential systems problems which could lead to loss or serious interruption of service.
3. Provides customer technical assistance and support for all users. Provides ongoing technical support to customers to ensure proper functional use of equipment and programs and to preclude undue interruptions to IT and communications services. Works with customers to ensure efficient operations which support each units' requirements. Assists in solving problems associated with delivery of hardware and software orders. Provides management with information necessary to address difficult and complex problems in automating work processes. Tracks life of system equipment, prepares and provides analyses to determine future maintenance and replacement costs to help justify budget submissions.
4. Determines customer requirements and assists customers by recognizing and analyzing trends and providing instruction and orientation services. Identifies and documents system requirements for specific needs of customers. Conducts in-depth analyses of system usage, user complaints, traffic interruptions, hardware and software capabilities, and other relevant factors. Recommends methods and procedures and coordinates corrective action to optimize utilization of present equipment. Ensures upgrades to the base IT and communications infrastructure are identified and assists customers in developing and submitting recommendations for additional equipment and funds.
5. Performs all other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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METHOD OF EVALUATING QUALIFICATIONS:
General Experience:

This series covers two-grade interval administers that manage, supervise, lead, administer, develop, deliver, and support information technology (IT) systems and services. This series covers only those positions for which the paramount requirement is knowledge of IT principles, concepts, and methods; e.g., data storage, software applications, networking. 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.


Education Requirements:
None to list for this position.


 

Specialized Experience:
Within their resume applicants must explain how they have gained the Specialized Experience required for this position. Applicants at the GS-11 level 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. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
None to list for this position. 

OREGON NATIONAL GUARD CORE VALUES:
Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment (CCCC)

OREGON NATIONAL GUARD VISION:
Oregon National Guard will provide the citizens of the State of Oregon and the United States with the ready force of citizen soldiers and airman, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency natural or manmade.

Unit of military assignment is any supporting unit of 142 FW. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position with the Oregon National Guard will cause termination from any Guard Recruitment Bonus or Guard paid student loan. A law enforcement background check may be required prior to appointment to this position. By submitting a resume or application for this position, you authorize this agency to accomplish the check. This is a dual-status position and membership in the Oregon National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.


BENEFITS:

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BENEFITS
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. www.opm.gov

 Flexible Spending Accounts, Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program.



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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THE APPLICATION PROCESS
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes all of the following parts:

  1. Your resume
  2. Explanation of Specialized Experience
  3. Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed.
The complete Application Package must be received in our office no later than 1630 hrs (4:30 pm PST) on Monday, December 16, 2013.
We are not currently accepting on-line applications. Please use the following information to submit your application.
    By Mail:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • JFHQ-HRO/Staffing
  • PO Box 14350
  • Salem, OR 97309
    Hand deliver to:
  • Oregon Military Department
  • 1776 Militia Way SE Room 150
  • Salem, Oregon.

*E-mailing is reserved for certain circumstances such as deployment, military schooling and extended TDY’s.
(Prior approval is required before an application is submitted via email.)

    Important information regarding completion and Submission of your Application Package:
  • Applications must be typed or printed in legible dark ink. Please sign and date each application.
  • Be sure to include the announcement number and position title on your application.
  • You may staple your application. Do not bind, tab, or use document protectors.
  • Submit only single sided copies of all application documents.
  • Applications submitted using government resources will not be accepted.
  • When mailing your application it is recommended that you obtain a delivery confirmation receipt showing the date your application was mailed. Please allow several business days for mail delivery prior to Monday, December 16, 2013.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Failure to provide complete information, may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for this position.
  • Current Resume
  • Explanation of Specialized Experience
  • Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)
  • Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only
  •  

    Current AGR members intending to remain AGR must submit the following:

  • NGB Form 34-1, Application for Active Guard/Reserve (AGR) - Position Announcement number and position title must be annotated on this form.
  • Current Report of Individual Personnel (RIP) - In lieu of a RIP, applicant may provide a printout from the Virtual MPF (VMPF). Documents must show your ASVAB scores.
  • Copy of current physical fitness assessment.
  • Explanation of Specialized Experience.     
  • AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    EDWARD D. CHITWOOD
    Phone: (503)584-3841
    Email: EDWARD.D.CHITWOOD.MIL@MAIL.MIL
    Agency Information:
    Oregon National Guard
    JFHQ-HRO
    PO Box 14350
    ATTN Staffing
    Salem, OR
    97309-5047
    USA

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    After the announcement closing date, your application will be reviewed in full. If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. 


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    Job Announcement Number:

    AF13-439 385922

    Control Number:

    353902200