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Job Title:QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-476-T

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$48,313.00 to $62,802.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, November 18, 2013 to Wednesday, December 18, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1910-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

All qualified individuals who are current On-Board Permanent Excepted Technicians of the Ohio Army National Guard.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

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:

AASF 1
6000 W Airport Dr
North Canton, OH 44720
USA

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

 

This position is located in the Quality Assurance function in an Army National Guard (ARNG) Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF).  The AASF provides flight, and flight training operations, Aviation Unit Maintenance (AVUM), Aviation Intermediate Maintenance (AVIM), and aviation maintenance training for supported units.  The purpose of this position is to establish, develop, and implement the AASF quality assurance and reliability programs.  Serves as the Quality Assurance Representative for the AASF.

 

DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW

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

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Army Warrant, Army Enlisted
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: PVT/E-1
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: CW2/W-2
  • This position requires an ANACI investigation

DUTIES:

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Develops the AASF Quality Management Plan (QMP) that documents the management and operational policies and procedures to ensure work processes, production, or services satisfy expectations and quality standards.  Reviews Army materiel maintenance policies and operational procedures.  Prepares quality assurance operating instructions, local forms, checklists, and other material.  Serves as quality assurance authority in the AASF.  Acts as a consultant to higher ranking personnel on quality assurance/verification matters.  Performs command directed quality inspections and special inspections for all aspects of aircraft and associated equipment.  

 

Serves as the primary point of contact (POC) to, and provides liaison services between, the AASF and external organizations regarding QA matters.  Attends conferences, briefings, and meetings to represent AASF on quality assurance matters.  Serves as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for a life cycle contractor support aircraft maintenance contract to ensure contract compliance with written procedures as required.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

****  A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description "D1065000" in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office  ****


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position 

This position requires an ANACI investigation

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade:  PVT/E-1
  • Maximum Military Grade:  CW2/W-2
  • Compatible Military Assignment: WOBR  15  ECMF 15   EMOS 94E, 94R 

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 ExperienceExperience, education, or training involving planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs (i.e., supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products concerned with the systematic prevention of defects and non conformance, the identification of unsatisfactory trends and conditions, and the correction of factors which may contribute to defective items).  Experience using computer and automation systems. 

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW. THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED.

 

Specialized Experience: (GS- 09) - 24 months experience in which the applicant demonstrates:

1.  Experience involving principles, techniques and accepted practices of quality assurance work (i.e., the application of statistical sampling techniques sufficient to perform assignments or preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problems).

2.  Experience in the application and theory of specialization using applicable publications.

3.  Experience in the preparation of technical reports on quality levels to identify specific problem areas and to recommend corrective action.


Education

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: NOTE: College Transcripts are required if you wish to use Education as a substitution for experience or if a degree is a requirement for the position.  A copy of the transcript must be submitted with the Job Application. Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience.  Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.  Maximum credit is 6 months of specialized experience.

Requirements

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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.


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 new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/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/health/index.asp 

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.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 employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System



OTHER INFORMATION:


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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 Wednesday, December 18, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers link to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

NOTE:  To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login  , select the Application Status link and then click on 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, long 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.

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 993915.  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 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Gary S. Adkins
Phone: (614)336-6122
Email: GARY.S.ADKINS6.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
AASF 1
6000 W Airport Dr
North Canton, OH
44720
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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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Job Announcement Number:

JA 13-476-T

Control Number:

355191600