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Job Title:Auditor

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-192 (995796)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$64,729.00 to $84,146.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 to Tuesday, December 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary Promotion NTE 30 Jul 2014

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Lawrenceville, NJ View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

THE NEW JERSEY ARMY GUARD

FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCMENT

THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

NJ 13-192, VIN# 995796

Auditor, GS-0511-11, D1149P01

USPO, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Starting Salary: $64,729 PA

Salary Range: $64,729 - $84,146 PA

OPENING DATE   CLOSING DATE

19 November 2013     3 December 2013

 

TEMPORARY PROMOTION NTE 30 JULY 2014

 

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

RESTRICTED TO CURRENT EXCEPTED FEDERAL TECHNICIANS IN THE USPFO

  

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:    ( X )EXCEPTED                                     (  ) COMPETITIVE

                               ( ) OFFICER        (  ) WARRANT OFFICER      ( X) ENLISTED

 

MINIMUM RANK: SSG/E-6                              MAXIMUM RANK: SSG/E-6

 

 

MILITARY POSITION:  Any unit in the New Jersey Army National Guard 

 

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:  Individual selected will remain in their current military position location.

 

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

 

LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION:  Non-critical/Sensitive (NACI)

 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORSN/A

 

PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  N/A

 

SELECTING OFFICIAL:  LTC Robert O. McGehee, Acting Supervisory Auditor

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to become a member of the New Jersey Army 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:Utilizing professional accounting and auditing knowledge, provides recommendation in the solution of accounting and operational problems and implementation of new or changed regulations, procedures and anlyses of automated systems.  Reviews automated accounting and financial systems and identifies the need for changes to enhance system capability to track and report financial reports and operational data used by local management.  Performs a variety of internal review assignments of medium complexity that require ingenuity in applying conventional and advances techniques in gathering and evaluating pertinent appropriate laws, directives, and regulation on internal control programs and procedures.  In direct coordination with responsible management officials, evaluates the validity of findings and recommendations identified by external audit agencies.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

A.   Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")

OR

B.   Combination of education and experience -- at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:

 

1.    Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;

 

2.    A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or

 

3.    Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

 

 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  1 year  equivalent to at least a GS-9 in the normal line of progression for the organization. 

KNOWLEDGE of accounting and auditing theories, practices, techniques, and standards.

KNOWLEDGE of fiscal law

KNOWLEDGE of the organization's programs, functions and policies to accomplish managerial accounting and operational assignments.

KNOWLEDGE in the workings of accounting systems and the requirements to review and advise on business enterprises architectural problems or enhancements need.

ABILITY to examine output products to ensure the management tools are providing the necessary feedback for management to make sound decisions. 

 


SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: N/A

 

 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.

 

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.

Army Applicant must provide a copy of printout from JPAS.  Applicant can obtain this from their Unit JPAS Manager  (If Applicable

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

APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE COPY OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS WITH THEIR APPLICATION.

 

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:  NJDMDVA TPR 335.A - MERIT PLACEMENT PLAN.

 


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 (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 USC 21-8 &5CFR 211, VETERAN'S PREFERENCE CITERIA DOES NOT APPLY

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATIONS (PCS) NOT AUTHORIZED

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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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, and
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.

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 -- Tuesday, December 03, 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: 995796. 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:  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 all any 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  

Online Questionnaire

 



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 military service.

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, does 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:

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:

13-192 (995796)

Control Number:

355664300