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Job Title:IT Specialist (NETWORK)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:14-124 996933

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$59,339.00 to $77,138.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, November 15, 2013 to Friday, November 22, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Boise, ID View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

JOB SUMMARY:

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

STATEWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: G6

 

IT Specialist (NETWORK)

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Indefinite

MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

CURRENT ON BOARD G6 TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION, IF SELECTED

PD #: D0262000

 

Series/Grade: GS-2210-11/11

Salary Range: $59,339.00-$77,138.00

 

*Candidates may have to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

 

*PCS is not authorized*

 

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army 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.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard.

  

Application materials must be received by Friday, November 22, 2013Failure 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 requirements. 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military requirement: Officer, Warrant Officer, Enlisted
  • MOS: OFF-25; W/O-255A, 255N, 255S: ENL: 25B, 25U, 25Z

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:

The purpose of this position is to function as a technical specialist on issues relating to the wide area network (WAN) and local area network (LAN) systems and their integration in the network.  The work involves network administration, optimization and performance in support of the supports the state’s wide area command and control integrated network.

 

b.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

--Performs a variety of network device configuration and connectivity tasks.

 

--Executes procedures and coordinates corrective action to optimize network performance.  Installs, configures and monitors tested and evaluated software packages that provide performance measurements of the WAN/LAN.

 

--Implements the standard configuration software loads for all network devices.  Utilizes benchmarks and performance measurement and evaluation data to manage network servers and data communication devices to support normal and surge workload.  Works with technical support personnel in resolving critical problems.

 

--Uses remote management software tools to maintain and update configuration, protocol and user/system files.

 

--Documents and tracks change to configuration, protocol and user/system files.

 

--Executes appropriate action to ensure backup processes are completed.

 

--Evaluates the performance of network devices such as servers, workstations, and peripheral devices, and remote access systems.

 

--Coordinates the development and implementation of configuration management plans for complex LANs and WANs with supported elements to include headquarters staff elements, tenant activities, state government, regional operating activities and national agencies.

 

--Implements plans and procedures for remote installation of applications and upgrades using state of the art software distribution methods.

 

--Monitors distribution of applications and upgrades ensuring compliance with regulations and copyright laws.

 

--Implements procedures to ensure accurate records of authorized users of distributed software are maintained.

 

--Implements the standard operating procedures for all devices on the network.

 

--Reviews and evaluates proposed software.  Provides input to briefings and presentations on the complexities of the installation networks.  These briefings provide the basis for long-range decision planning relating to C4 network project management.

 

--Analyzes equipment and software reliability and utilization reports to identify and define problem areas and to establish end-to-end systems performance levels.

 

--Performs other duties as assigned.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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:

 

3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education, relating to this career field. Major study-computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field. 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

 

Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position.  Applicants applying at the GS 11 level must have 36 months 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:

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

 

Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.

 

Unit of assignment is G6 Info Systems

 

Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program. 

 

This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Army National Guard is required.  By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

 

All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment.  This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility.  Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment.  Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus.  Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.

 

Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.

 

The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.



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. 

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 additional information, visit:  https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) offers over one hundred 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 Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) 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 Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, 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 (FERS).  FERS is a three tiered retirement plan.   

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

If hired at the GS-11 level, member will be required to complete an Indevidual Development Plan (IDP) in order for promotion to the target grade.

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 signed Resume or OF 612

2.  ALL DD214s

3.  Explanation of Specialized experience

4.  Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed

 

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MST) on Friday, November 22, 2013.

 

We are currently not accepting on-line applications.  Please use the following information to submit your application:

 

- By Mail or Hand Deliver to:

  Idaho National Guard

  Human Resource Office/Staffing

  4794 Farman St,  Bldg 442

  Boise, Idaho   83705-8112

 

- Email or Fax requires prior approval from the HR Staffing Specialist for each application submitted.

 

Important information regarding completion and submission of your Application Package:

- Applicants must type or print in legible dark ink, sign and date each application package.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Failure to provide complete information will result in your not receiving consideration for this position.

 

- Current signed Resume or OF 612

 

- DD Form 214s

 

- Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)

 

- Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

YVONNE M. HOWARD
Phone: (208)422-3343
Email: YVONNE.HOWARD@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Idaho National Guard
JFHQ-ID/J1HR
ATTN Staffing Specialist
4794 Farman St Bldg 442
Boise, ID
83705-8112
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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

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Job Announcement Number:

14-124 996933

Control Number:

355532900