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Job Title:Budget Officer, GS-0560-12, D1678000

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:MT-13-145-1018333

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, December 26, 2013 to Tuesday, March 04, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0560-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Martinsburg, WV View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Areas 1, 2, and 3

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State, and your community!

YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE WV NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VACANCY.

RECRUITER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE:

AIR NATIONAL GUARD INQUIRIES – 1-800-2GOANG

 WEST VIRGINIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD

167 AW, Martinsburg, WV

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: EXCEPTED (DUAL STATUS) - PERMANENT - OFFICER

MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE:  O-1     MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE:  O-3

(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME) 

All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position.   The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.

 

SELECTING SUPERVISOR & DUTY LOCATION: Capt Brad Runkles, 167 AW, Martinsburg, WV

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: 1, 2, & 3

Area 1 - Current on-board full-time support personnel in the WVNG

Area 2 - All members of the WVNG

Area 3 – All members of the NationalGuard nationwide and others when eligible for membership in the WVNG 

This position is a bargaining position.

Permanent Change of Station: PCS funds are not available for this position.

Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment Incentives are not available for this position.

All WVNG positions are pending availability of resources.

The WVNG is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Selection of this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, non-disqualifying disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization or any other non-merit factor.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the WVNG for continued employment
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position if selected
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment
  • You must sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer if selected
  • Males born after 31 Dec 59 must be registered with the Selective Service
  • Required to possess or be eligible to obtain a security clearance

DUTIES:

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This position is located within the Financial Management Division at a base-level Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing with responsibility for all budgetary operations necessary to support the plans, programs, missions, and activities of the wing and its geographically separated units (GSUs).  The primary purpose of this position is to provide management oversight and guidance for both budget formulation and budget execution according to the Resource Management System (RMS).  The incumbent is recognized as the top technical authority regarding fiscal and budgetary policy, law, and regulatory guidelines for all organizations serviced by the Wing Budget Office. This incumbent accomplishes budget functions in support of state and federal Air National Guard operations, training, and readiness missions, and the contingency operations of its total force and joint service partners. Operates the Resource Management System, a network of commanders, resource advisors, cost center managers, and technical advisors aligned to the Wing/GSU organizational structure and oriented towards the management of appropriated funds and workdays for the accomplishment of unit missions  Serves as the principal author for local resource management policy development and publication.  Interprets guidelines issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Congress, the Department of Defense (DoD), the United States Air Forces and Joint Services, the National Guard Bureau (NGB), and NGB/FMA and issues supplementary authoritative budget guidance Serves as the principal budgetary advisor to senior leadership and top management personnel in maintaining balance, efficiency, and economy of operations to accomplish programmed objectives. Oversees budget formulation, validation, compilation, and submission, requiring the frequent contact with commanders, resource advisors, higher headquarters (ANG/FMA), and field counterparts.  Reviews initial funding (programmed or received) and devises and carries out apportionment to base organizations ensuring financial continuity between fiscal years.  Issues “call” for annual spend plans to commanders and resource advisors, ensuring timely notifications, clear and concise instructions, and “suspenses” for all required actions.  Reviews, validates, approves, and/or adjusts unit spend plans ensuring provision for “baseline” organizational expenses.  Reviews and apportions initial programmed or received funding for “model-driven” programs and other commodities and ensures unit program managers, resource advisors, and commanders are notified of related distributions.  Promptly reviews, validates, adjusts, and finalizes unit rephasing and reprogramming requests.  Ensures notification to the originator after such actions thereby preventing interruption or delay to primary mission operations.  Reviews, analyzes, and projects quarterly requirements for all programs and takes action as necessary to ensure the adequacy of all quarterly allotments as defined on the current funding document issued by ANG/FMA.  Reviews 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarter spend plans and allocates residual funding ensuring financial continuity between fiscal quarters.  Reviews and allocates incremental funding or workday amounts according to line items on related ANG/FMA funding documents ensuring timely notification to affected unit commanders and resource advisors and preventing delay to related mission operations.  Follows up on approved distributions by ensuring the prompt and accurate loading of fund targets to the accounting and supply systems, and by notifying the affected unit’s resource advisor.  Monitors the execution of the overall annual operating budget.  Issues “Call” for unfunded requirements that meet ANG/FMA Budget Execution Review (BER) criteria ensuring timely notification, clear and concise instructions, and achievable “suspenses” for all required financial actions Performs special studies and selective reviews of budgetary programs and procedures (e.g., conversions or mission changes/additions).  Performs other duties as assigned.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: O-1         MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE: O-3

(YOUR RANK MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE WITHIN YOUR RESUME)

 All personnel applying for this position who do not meet the minimum military grade requirement MUST provide the proper signed memorandum from your respective Military Personnel Office (MILPO for ARNG, FSS for ANG) to prove eligibility to obtain the required grade upon accepting the position.   The memorandum MUST be submitted WITH your application to be considered.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:     OFFICER: 65XX

(ASSIGNMENT TO A COMPATIBLE MILITARY POSITION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION BUT WILL BE REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE IF SELECTED.)


YOU MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE IN YOUR OWN WORDS THAT YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED BELOW.  WHEN EXPLAINING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE YOU MUST GIVE EXAMPLES.  DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.  EXPLAIN IT IN YOUR OWN WORDS AND GIVE EXAMPLES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Experience in administrative, professional, technical, or other responsible work that utilizes knowledge of management principles and practices.  Experience analyzing problems, drawing logical conclusions, and communicating effectively with others.   Experience using computer and automation systems. 

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience,education, or training involving complex knowledge and understanding of governing budgetary policies, precedent setting decisions, procedures and regulations.   Experience in identifying, analyzing and resolving budgetary problems.  Experience interpreting comptroller decisions and providing regulatory information.  Experience in briefing senior level management on budget related issues.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all of the minimum job requirements.  To determine if you are qualified for the job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documentation.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documents, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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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. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. 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. 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. 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. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

-Security Clearance: Required to possess or be eligible to obtain the appropriate security clearance.

-Employment in an excepted service position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the West Virginia National Guard in one of the listed occupational specialty (MOS) codes or Air Force specialty codes (AFSC). Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment. If a mandatory course is required for this position, the incumbent will attend the course(s) within one year from the date of hire.

-Individual selected for this position will be required to sign up for direct deposit/electronic fund transfer upon appointment.

-Males born after December 31 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.

-Military membership in the appropriate service, wearing of the uniform appropriate to the service, and federally recognized grade are requirements for appointment in the excepted service. As a condition of employment, all National Guard Military Technicians are appointed in the excepted service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709, and are required to serve a one (1) year trial period.

-Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 U.S.C. 709 (f).

-Military technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses, accepting a technician position may terminate these military incentives. Contact Incentive Specialist for current policy.

-The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301 – 4335) prohibits discrimination because of past, current, or future military obligations in hiring, promotion, reemployment, termination and benefits.

-Applicant must possess the appropriate ASVAB scores and must meet all medical requirements to be eligible for this position.

-Must be able to report to work within 60 days, unless deployed or unless prior arrangements have been coordinated and approved by management.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Select the Apply Online (blue link on the top right of the announcement within USA Jobs) and follow the instructions to apply for this vacancy.

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THESELECTING OFFICIAL:

1. A Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300, is REQUIRED for consideration for this vacancy and other supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this announcement (submitted via www.usajobs.gov).

(Resumes are OPTIONAL not required.)  

Obtain a copy of the Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 at the WVHRO website, http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/staffing/Vacancy%20Announcements/default.html.

2. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov).

3. A completed and signed Standard Form 144, Statement of Prior Federal Service, which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf (submitted via www.usajobs.com).

ALL applications and supporting documents MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date.  Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will NOT be accepted or considered.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

THE FORMS BELOW ARE REQUIRED.  IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMSYOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND YOUR NAME WILL NOT BE REFERRED TO THESELECTING OFFICIAL:

 - Current Technician Application, WV HRO Form 300 (submitted via http://www.usajobs.gov/ ) (Obtain this form here: http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/jobs/staffing/Vacancy%20Announcements/default.html.)

 - Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov)

 - A completed and signed Standard Form 144, Statement of Prior Federal Service which may be obtained at http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/sf144.pdf   (submitted via www.usajobs.com)

A resume is OPTIONAL, not required.

ALL applications MUST be submitted through http://www.usajobs.gov/
electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date.  Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will not be accepted.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

BRAD E. RUNKLES
Phone: (304)616-5245
Email: BRAD.RUNKLES@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
167th AW
222 Sabre Jet BLVD
Martinsburg, WV
25405
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail stating 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 an interview is required, you will be contacted by the Selecting Official.

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Job Announcement Number:

MT-13-145-1018333

Control Number:

357926200