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Job Title:Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-10 (MILITARY MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NJ 13-195 (1001578)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$28.22 to $28.22 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, December 12, 2013 to Monday, January 13, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-8852-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - McGuire AFB, NJ View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

THE NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD

FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

  NJ 13-195 VIN# 1001578

Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-10, PD# D1366000

108th Wing, McGuire AFB, New Jersey

Starting Salary: $28.22 PH

   OPENING DATE:                     CLOSING DATE:

12 December 2013                    13 January 2014

                                                           

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

AREA I:  All Excepted Technicians of the 108th Wing (WG)

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

AREA III:  All members of the New Jersey National Guard (NJNG) 

 

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:  ( X ) EXCEPTED    (  ) COMPETITIVE   

                                             (  ) OFFICER    (  ) WARRANT OFFICER   ( X ) ENLISTED

 

MINIMUM RANK:   A1C/E-3                                                MAXIMUM RANK:  TSgt/E-6

 

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

 

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.  

 

MILITARY POSITION:  108th Wing (WG).

 

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:

MUST HAVE AFSC:  2A5X1, 2A5X4   (AFSC 2A5X1 is converted to 2A5X4)

  

LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION:  MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE.

 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS:  To obtain the required AFSC, acceptance of this position requires a minimum ASVAB Score of 47 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:  3, 3, 3, 1, 3, 2 

 SELECTING OFFICIAL:  MSgt Anthonty Steele, Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel maybe required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to 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.

 

MAJOR DUTIES:  Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, post-flight, calendar, thru-flight, and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling.  Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment.  May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment, including inspection, repair, modification, and corrosion prevention.  Provides data for aircraft maintenance historical records, complete maintenance data collection, man-hour accounting, and other forms as required.  Instructs, directs, and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guard members.  Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations.  Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility 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 or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications.  Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment.

 

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 or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification.

KNOWLEDGE of the makeup, operation, and installation of a variety of systems, assemblies, and surfaces is required.

KNOWLEDGE to determine when new surfaces, assemblies, and systems should be installed, or repaired through replacement of new parts and components.

KNOWLEDGE of types and extent of adjustments and alignments required.

SKILL in the removal, replacement and adjustment of various systems assemblies, and surfaces or any of their components and parts.

SKILL in connecting, meshing and adjusting surfaces, assemblies, and systems with one another.

KNOWLEDGE and SKILL to use precision test equipment, technical data, schematics, wiring diagrams, mathematical formulas, common hand tools, jigs, templates, and various gauges.

 


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 current driver's license).

Current valid driver's License.

ANG/AIR FORCE: Current Report of Individual Personnel (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.

 

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure their RIP/PQRR are 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 doesn't understand, isn't sure what is applicable to them, or has any questions at all, please contact SGT Nicole Clay at (609) 562-0892.

 

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: 


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 2108 & 5CFR 211, Veteran's 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, January 13, 2014

·         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: 1001578. 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/pdf_fill/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, you simply need to 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

 

View Occupational Questionnaire    CLICK LINK TO VIEW 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 miltary service.  This include anyone who is no longer in the miltary .

 

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 609-562-0892.

 

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.

 

Nicole M. Clay

(609)562-0892

NICOLE.M.CLAY2.MIL@MAIL.MIL

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nicole M. Clay
Phone: (609)562-0892
Email: NICOLE.M.CLAY2.MIL@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 review 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.

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Job Announcement Number:

NJ 13-195 (1001578)

Control Number:

357287000