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Job Title:Aerial Delivery Specialist, WG-5201-10, D2130000

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:MT-13-150-1022671

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$23.11 to $27.00 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 09, 2014 to Monday, February 10, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5201-10

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

10

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

Areas 1, 2, & 3

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

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: ARMY NATIONAL GUARD INQUIRIES – http://www.wv.ngb.army.mil/join/recruiter/recruiters.aspx

WEST VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GURD

 

Parachute Maintenance Facility, Kingwood, WV

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

MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-4         MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE:  E-7

 (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: MAJ Robert Allen, Kingwood, 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 National Guard 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.

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 in the Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics (DCSLOG) G4, Distribution Management Division, Supply and Services Branch, Aerial Delivery Logistics Facility (ADLF), Army National Guard (ARNG). The primary purpose of this position is to perform a multi faceted broad spectrum of aerial delivery functions, necessary for management of day-to-day aerial delivery operations.  This includes, but is not limited to, airdrop and airdrop inspections of equipment and personnel, rigging responsibilities, unit deployment training, personnel and cargo manifesting, Joint Inspection, load planning, determining cargo/personnel eligibility, directly responsible for safe and efficient loading/offloading of DOD-owned and controlled aircraft.  Support sometimes includes aerial delivery support of non-DoD agencies. Inspects a variety of airdrop equipment such as parachutes, multi loop lines, extraction force transfer couplings, latch assembly couplings, cable assembly couplings, actuator assembly, release cargo parachute M-1, lanyard arming wire, connector parachute, timer delay assembly, link lower suspension, link assembly single suspension type IV, link assembly heavy duty, link 4 point, parachute release single knife, bracket suspension, and tie down cargo quick release.  Performs visual, dimensional, hands on, and operational inspection of the above listed equipment at the prescribed times. Prepares and conducts inspections of sling load equipment and sling load operations.  Performs duties as inspector testers, pack-in-process inspector and final inspector.  Performs initial inspection on all parachutes, textile and non-textile components, and airdrop containers.  Conducts regular testing of parachute and newly issued airdrop equipment.  Assists supervisory personnel in receiving, maintaining, and issuing supplies, as well planning work requirements and yearly forecasting.  Performs prioritized airdrop inspections, sequential work is determined, and pertinent ARs, TMs, FMs and DA PAMs have been reviewed.  Independently performs assignments at the Aerial Delivery Logistics Facility (ADLF) when the supervisor is not present.  Rigs and prepares unilateral airdrop training loads to include type V or other airdrop platforms for airdrops.  Fabricates container delivery systems loads, skid boards, and other associated airdrop items.  Receives, unpacks, and inspects unit parachutes.  Cleans, dries, inspects, and packs cargo and personnel parachutes after use.  Maintains and repairs a variety of fabric, rubber, and metallic equipment.  Serves as unit representative on the Aerial Delivery Review Panel and as a Joint Airdrop Inspector.  Performs drop zone control operations as Drop Zone Safety Officer.  Conducts weather observations, wind speed, direction determination, marking drop zone with navigation aids and timing points, establishing and maintaining air to ground and point to point radio communications, relaying information to aircraft and to the Range Control Officer.  Directs and controls all airdrop zone operations to ensure the safe operation and protection of aircraft, vehicles, personnel, and equipment Formulates, implements, and documents programs to train Airborne unit commanders in support of Aerial delivery deployment functions to ensure effective and efficient operations of unit deployment processes.  Provides subject matter and technical expertise on air transportation and aerial delivery operations to the Division, Brigade, Group, Battalion, and Company CDRs.  Ensures airborne personnel and cargo for transport by air meet proper specifications to maximize safety of aircraft, aircrew, cargo, and passengers.  Serves as the Commander’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) for orchestrating daily and long-range utilization of the aerial delivery systems to ensure accomplishment of assigned missions as well as support for future missions and deployment operations.  Inspects cargo for airlift to verify eligibility and ensures proper documentation, packaging, and marking in accordance with applicable DOD directives.  Performs other additional duties as assigned.


 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE: E-4  MAXIMUM MILITARY GRADE:  E-7

(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:  ENLISTED: 92R  

(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 or training which demonstrates the knowledge of equipment and practices associated with the type of work to be done.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 18 months experience in airdrop and airdrop inspections of equipment and personnel, rigging responsibilities, unit deployment training, personnel and cargo manifesting, load planning, determining cargo/personnel eligibility, and loading/offloading of aircraft.

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

 

- Current 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.

- 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).

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

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

ROBERT N. ALLEN
Phone: (304)201-3040
Email: ROBERT.N.ALLEN.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
SMO Camp Dawson
1001 Armory Rd
Kingwood, WV
26537

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-13-150-1022671

Control Number:

358438000