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Job Title:MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-257-C

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


Friday, November 01, 2013 to Wednesday, January 15, 2014




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Toledo, OH View Map


Open to Military Members Nationwide


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:

180th Fighter Wing

2660 South Eber Road
Swanton, OH 43558

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at





This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard Wing.  The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Senior Medical Officer for the entire installation, including tenant unit(s) and Geographically Separated Units (GSU) with responsibility for directing and managing all medical administrative functions including medical support, medical operations, force health management, force health protection, healthcare management, and related health applications.  Serves as a fulltime partner with the Wing Commander, Squadron Commanders, Senior Management Staff, tenant unit(s) and GSU Commander(s) in planning, implementing, and executing medical programs directly associated with the objectives of the Wing(s), State Headquarters, and Air National Guard / Surgeon General (ANG/SG).  The incumbent may function as the Medical Group Commander.     


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

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This job is open to all military member.
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: 2nd Lt (O-1)
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: Lt Col (O-5)
  • Compatible AFSC: 41A3


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(1)  Directs the overall management of medical support for the Air National Guard installation to include tenant unit(s) and GSU(s).  Determines the impact and implements courses of action regarding projected Department of Defense (DoD), National Guard Bureau (NGB), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA) that affect Air National Guard plans, directives and missions.  Ensures medical capabilities support the federal mission of expeditionary medical operations worldwide and state mission of medical response for homeland security and other state medical missions as directed by the Governor.  Problem resolution extends beyond medical management and requires internal synchronization, the coordination of external offices at all base command levels, and the involvement of medical entities outside the base including both civilian and military agencies.  Performs duties in accordance with established and evolving polices and procedures. 

(2)  Provides medical management and advisory services that contribute substantially to the plans, policies, decisions, and objectives of senior management.  Directs Information Management activities within the Medical Group, formulating and interpreting medical policy based on regulatory requirements.  Provides policy guidance and interpretation to senior management officials to ensure compliance with medical aspects for the worldwide deployability of Wing/Group personnel, geographically separated units (GSUs), and tenant unit(s).   Comprehends the unique medical requirements of organizations subordinate to the Wing Commander, GSUs, and tenant unit(s) in order to guarantee the medical readiness of personnel for worldwide deployment.  Represents the Medical Group at nationwide meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops to determine the impact of higher headquarters decisions on local programs.

(3)  Directs work to be accomplished by the base medical and bioenvironmental programs, ensuring each is developed and implemented according to applicable regulations.  Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work.  Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work.  Ensures compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements, medical readiness requirements, and the overall integrity of medical information and technology, force health management programs, and initiatives which operate to maintain and ensure a fit and ready force.   Provides oversight for the implementation of a variety of federal, state, and local programs to ensure mission effectiveness, i.e. Resource Conservation and Reuse Act; Clean Air Act; Noise Abatement (FAA 150), and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). 

(4)  Ensures implementation and compliance with Occupational Health for dual and non-dual status personnel, the Occupational Health Program to include the Hearing Conservation Program, Immunization Program, and Fetal Protection Program and provides oversight for base environmental pollution monitoring, Respiratory Protection Program,  Radiological Protection Program, Ionizing Radiation Program, Potable Water Quality Program, Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Program, and Quantitative Fit Testing Program.  Enforces diversity, equal employment opportunity, and the labor-management relations program.


(5)  Analyzes, evaluates, monitors and reports Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) for Wing, tenant unit(s) and GSU personnel.  Ensures the installation maintains a strong viable human weapons system force fit for worldwide deployability.  Collaborates with the Wing Commander and other senior management officials in the planning and development of short-term and long-term strategies for implementation of the Wing Strategic Plan.  Ensures compliance with and preparation for readiness of unit compliance inspections, evaluations, audits, and staff assistance visits including Operational Readiness Inspection (ORI), Health Services Inspection (HSI), Unit Compliance Inspection (UCI), and Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program (ESOHCAMP).  Attends staff meetings, formal briefings, and spontaneous informal sessions chaired or called by operations, unit deployments, exercises, and readiness or compliance inspections levied by USAF MAJCOM Inspector General’s offices and other auditing agencies.  Directs the preparation of reports, directives, correspondence and memoranda pertaining to health services programs.   Directs, plans, develops, publishes, and implements policies and procedures within the established controls of higher command echelons.



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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: 2nd Lt (O-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: Lt Col (0-5)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 41A3
  • Must have a valid State driver's license for the State in which he or she lives or is principally employed.


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 provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration.  Experience using computer and automation systems.


Specialized Experience:(GS-301-12) -Must have at least 36 months experience

1. 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.


2. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations.


3. 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.


4.Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations

Eligibility Criteria for Application to the MSC Education:  The following qualifying degrees are acceptable for application into the Medical Service Corps (MSC). Applicants wishing to apply for a MSC commission must have one of the qualifying degrees listed below. 

1. Graduate degrees: Health Administration, Healthcare Administration (or equivalent), Healthcare Management, Health Management and Policy, Health Services Administration (or equivalent), Hospital Administration (or equivalent), Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Statistics, Information Systems Management,or other closely-related equivalent as specified below.  

2. Undergraduate degrees: Health Administration, Healthcare Administration (or equivalent), Healthcare Management, Health Management and Policy, Health Services Administration (or equivalent), Hospital Administration (or equivalent), Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Statistics, Information Systems Management, Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Engineering and Health Management/Health Systems Engineering, Architecture, Operations Research or other closely-related degree as specified below.

3. Closely-related degrees: Applicants may apply to the board with either a business-related degree appropriate to a healthcare environment or closely related to a healthcare/medical administration degree; however, in order for the degree to qualify, the applicant must have successfully completed 6 of the following 11 courses within that degree: accounting, business management, economics, emergency management, finance, healthcare administration, information management, leadership, marketing, research and

analysis, or statistical analysis.

Note: Certificates are non-qualifying and cannot be substituted for a degree.

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)/Graduate Record Examination (GRE): GMAT/GRE scores from an examination taken within the last five years as of 1 Jan 2013 are required for all applicants. The minimum score for GRE, if exam was taken 1 Aug 2011 or after, is 286; if exam was taken before 1 Aug 2011, is 800 (verbal and quantitative). GMAT minimum score is 400. Historically, GRE and GMAT scores of individuals selected for commissioning have been an average of 1073 (291 new) and 553 respectively. The question of why an individual with a master's degree needs these test scores often arises. The selection board evaluates and compares the quality of the applicants' degree to the respective GRE or GMAT score.


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.


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

Main site for new federal employees -

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The FEHB 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 FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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:

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:


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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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire


The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Friday, January 31, 2014.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

NOTE:  You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done.  Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached - until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 986965.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

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

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.


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)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; 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


Phone: (419)868-4044
Agency Information:
180th Fighter Wing
2660 South Eber Road
Swanton, 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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