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Job Title:NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTER

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NJ 13-167 (980140)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$28.56 to $28.56 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, October 31, 2013 to Monday, December 02, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-3705-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Egg Harbor Township, NJ View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

THE NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD

 FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCMENT

  THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

NJ13-167   VIN#980140

Non-Destructive Tester, WG-3705-11, D1349000

177th Fighter Wing, Egg Harbor Twp., New Jersey

Starting Salary:$28.56 PH

OPENING DATE      CLOSING DATE

31 October 2013      2 December 2013

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

AREA I:  All Excepted Technicians of the 177th Fighter Wing (FW)

AREA II:  All Excepted Technicians of the New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG)

AREA III:  All members of the NJANG or those eligible for membership

 

If a New Jersey Army National Guard (NJARNG) member is selected, the person must transfer to the NJANG

 

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:    EXCEPTED        

 

This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician in the New Jersey Air National Guard

 

                               (  ) OFFICER                      ( X) ENLISTED

 

MINIMUM RANK:   SSgt/E-5                      MAXIMUM RANK: MSgt/E-7

 

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:  177th Fighter Wing

 

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:

AFSC: 2A7X2

 

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

 

LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION:  MUST HAVE A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE.

 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORSTo obtain the required AFSC, acceptance of this position requires a minimum ASVAB Score of  42 in the Mechanical area.  ASVAB scores will not be required to apply for the position, however applicants must obtain required ASVAB scores prior to acceptance of the position.  The applicant must verify their scores with their Military Personnel Flight/Military Personnel Office.

 

PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Requires a physical profile:3, 3, 3, 1, 3, 3

 

SELECTING OFFICIAL:  SMSgt Thomas Allewelt, Fabrication Supervisor

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must become a member of the New Jersey Air National Guard.

DUTIES:

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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position:  A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resource Office.

 

DUTIES: Plans and lays out work to be accomplished in the shop which is them completed by the technician and lower graded tester (s).  Performs a full range of shop work.  Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluation, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which demonstrates the ability to set up and operate test equipment, use test apparatus to apply tests to material or products, record readings, observe and record established reactions, and classify according to defined categories.

 

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 18 months of experience in using ultrasonic and/or eddy current inspection techniques to observe, measure , and detect discontinuities and flaws.

ABILITY to plan and accomplish a functional shop maintenance program.

SKILL in surveillance and troubleshooting techniques.

ABILITY to classify test results, identify material deficiencies and recommending courses of action for items of equipment.

ABILITY to recommend engine components to be inspected and forward results to the appropriate authority.

ABILITY to perform schedule inspections of testing equipment ensuring compliance with established technical regulations and procedures.

 


SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

 

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.

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APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS WITH THEIR RESUME

Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

Current valid driver's License

ANG/AIR FORCE:  Current Records Review Record (RIP)

ARNG/Army:  Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR)

DD214 for applicants who are separated from military service.  This includes anyone who is no longer in the military.

Other branches of military service equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level etc.

Documentation of Secret Clearance.

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.

 

METHOD OF SELECTION: And Current Negotiated Union Contract


BENEFITS:

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The following WEB addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for federal employees: - http://www.opm/insure/new_emplo/index.asp.

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.  For additional information visit:  https://www/fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp.

Health Insurance:  The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans.  For additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/insure.gov/insure/health/index.asp.

LEAVE - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave.  For additional information visit: http://ww.opm.gov.oca/leave/index,asp.

Life Insurance -The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp.

Long Term Care Insurance:  The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children.  for additional information visit:  http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program -Almost all new employee 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:  http://www/opm.gov/retire/index/asp.

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

PARTICIPATION IN DIRECT DEPOSIT IS MANDATORY

UNDER 5 USA 2108 & 5CFR 211, VETERANS PREFERENCE CRITERIA DOES NOT APPLY

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATIONS (PCS) NOT AUTHORIZED



HOW TO APPLY:

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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: 980140. 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:  TAG: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/pdfimage/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, 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);

Other branches of military service equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level etc.

DD214: For applicants who are separated from military service.  This includes anyone who is no longer in the military.

 

This position requires a Secret Clearance, if applicant is not a member of the Air Force, ANG or Air Force Reserve, must provide military documentation to prove they hold at least a secret clearance.

 

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, doe not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call 609-562-0873.

 

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.

 

Colleen Joseph

(609)562-0871

COLLEEN.L.JOSEPH.CIV@MAIL.MIL

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Colleen Joseph
Phone: (609)562-0871
Email: COLLEEN.L.JOSEPH.CIV@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.

TAG:Questionnaire

 


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Job Announcement Number:

NJ 13-167 (980140)

Control Number:

354309400