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Job Title:SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T14-102-03

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$106,759.00 to $138,781.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Saturday, February 01, 2014 to Monday, March 03, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Otis ANG Base, MA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

National Guard Membership Is Required

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN) position supporting the 253rd Cyberspace Engineering and Installations Grp.  This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.  The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is:  Colonel James Lefavor (508) 968-4667

MASSACHUSETTS AIR NATIONAL GUARD

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION :  As allowed by OPM guidelines, the Massachusetts Air National Guard follows a three tier advertisement process.  The three tier process will be as follows:

 

Tier I: All current MA ANG tenure 1 and 2 technicians and MA ANG permanent AGRs

Tier II: All current MA ANG members, to include tenure 3 and tenure 0 technicians, traditional guardsmen, and temporary AGRs

Tier III: All individuals eligible for immediate enlistment into the MA ANG

 

**If selected from Tier I, position will be permanent.  If selected from Tier II and III, position will be indefinite with the possibility of conversion to permanent with 102 IW Commander review**

 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.   This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Air National Guard recruiter at (339) 202-3034 before applying for this position.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be willing to be a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • You must submit the required OF 306, or you will be disqualified

DUTIES:

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This position is located at the Headquarters, Cyberspace Engineering and Installations Group (CEIG) of the Air National Guard. This position provides leadership and management to the 102nd IW, and multiple Engineering Installations Squadrons.  Group commanders will be responsible for squadrons whose missions include Engineering Installation (EI).  One squadron is collocated with the Group and the other squadrons are geographically separated and may be a combination on in-state and out of state units. The mission of the Group and Squadrons is to provide peacetime manpower, equipment, facilities, and training in order to prepare units for assigned wartime missions and homeland security/natural disaster response support mission. The Headquarters wartime tasking is battle management; deploying to support an Air Force Forces (AFFOR) Commander or Air Operations Center (AOC). An Engineering Installation Squadron establishes, extends and supports base cyberspace enterprise infrastructure by providing, establishing, reconstituting, expanding, and/or replacing communications and information (C&I) systems. EI provides the capability to transition from a temporary infrastructure created by Combat Communications forces to a permanent or enduring infrastructure and provide engineering expertise not resident in expeditionary communications units. EI units have the expertise to design, engineer, and install the full range of C&I equipment and components typically found at a fixed site as well as other specialty systems unique to expeditionary and strategic communications forces. This position plans, organizes, directs, and controls organizational military personnel, both full time and part time, and full time civilian personnel under differing federal and state personnel systems to include General Schedule, Federal Wage System, Federal Military, State Military, and State Civil Service. Incumbent must possess a sound knowledge and understanding of the assigned diverse mission roles and requirements which may consist of Combat Communications and Engineering Installation mission areas.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 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.


Military grade range: LtCol

 

All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/AFSC.

 

Compatible Military Assignment:

OFF:  17C0, 17DXX

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 Office of Personnel Management  New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office.  You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.  The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives.  In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.

For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies:

 

IncentiveTermination without Recoupment:

If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.



HOW TO APPLY:

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HOW TO APPLY:  To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, March 03, 2014.

 

1. Your responses to the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire, and

2. Your resume, OF 306 and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

The following link provides some application tips and may be used for aiding you in building your Resume: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeandApplicationTips#icc

Option A: Applying Online

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire:

 

You must click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire is not processed – and your resume is not attached – until you click the Submit My Answers button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

 

You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire.

 

To receive consideration, you must complete the entire process and submit the complete application package by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date -- Monday, March 03, 2014

 

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

 

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received and to verify your application is complete, follow these steps:  Log into your USAJOBS account using the following link: https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login.  Click on “Application Status” and then select 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.  Please Note:  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.  Verify that all of your documents appear on the Details page with a status of Processed.

 

You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and select Application Status.  Choose the vacancy, 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.

 

If you submit more than one Qualifications Assessment 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 Qualifications Questionnaire:  Click the Apply Online button to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account.  Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Assessment Questionnaire. 

 

Option B: Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.  NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (OPM Form 1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), please follow steps 1 and 2 below:

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page:   http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf,  and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 1013681.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, March 03, 2014  to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax, please follow steps 1, 2, and 3 below:

 

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print the OPM Form 1203-FX; follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items:    http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf . 

 

3. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.  Note:  Do not include a fax cover sheet with the OPM Form 1203-FX.  This will cause your application to not process.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Resume showing relevant experience

OF306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

****If you do not submit this required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire

Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Donna King
Phone: (339)202-3115
Email: DONNA.J.KING36.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Massachusetts National Guard
JFHQs
Human Resources Office
2 Randolph Road Bldg 1505
Bedford, MA
01731
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 may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.


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Job Announcement Number:

T14-102-03

Control Number:

357501900