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Job Title:Supervisory IT Specialist (PLCYPLN)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-748A (1014017)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$96,867.00 to $125,926.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, January 10, 2014 to Friday, January 31, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Mountain View, CA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current military members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

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, California and your community!

 

The California National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the California National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

Military Members ONLY: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period).

 

Area of Consideration: Current military members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force (Applicants who are NOT currently a member of the California National Guard (CNG) must become a member of a compatible unit of assignment within the CNG commensurate with the military grade listed in this announcement prior to federal assignment)

 

Military grade of O-3 through O-4

 

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive IS authorized, subject to National Guard Bureau approval.

Relocation Costs IS NOT authorized, based on determination that Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is not in the Government best interest.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 25% or Greater
  • Infrequent/Rare

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC 17DXX
  • Applicants must complete OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment and
  • provide at least 3 references
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret SBI/SCI clearance

DUTIES:

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THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITIOn

This position is located in the Communication Squadron, Mission Support Group of an Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing. As the commander, the incumbent coordinates with DOD, AF, MAJCOMS, National Guard Bureau (NGB), other activities, and Wing Flying Units to procure, distribute, maintain, and replace requirements for all information technology (IT) and telecommunications infrastructure. Ensures compliance with applicable ANG, USAF, and MAJCOM directives, policies, and tasking for both wartime and peacetime requirements. Identifies funding and other additional requirements to NGB to ensure they are programmed in the next funding cycle. Accountable for directing the information and data integrity of all base and tenant organizations, as well as geographically separated units (GSUs) and all communications and informed functions. Provides guidance and directions to the Communications Squadron through planning, coordinating, and directing a variety of functions including; maintenance, logistics plans, supply, multimedia, quality control, production control, ground radio, telecommunications, software test analysis, all data centers, technical service centers, help desk, communication networks (voice and data), network control centers, plans and programs, local computer program development and computer systems operations. Responsible for maintaining the integrity of all electronic and optical books and records of the Wing including review of computerized and manual systems, information processing equipment and software, and definition of the strategic direction of all information processing and communication systems and operations. Through subordinate supervisors in the Plans and Resources Flight and the Operations Flight, directs and supervises staff and production functions affecting very complex high performance equipment with a wide variety of high cost, sophisticated systems. Responsible for all technical support and maintenance activities to include computer and telephone technical support, radio maintenance, secure communications maintenance, and support equipment maintenance. Maintains contact with civilian and Military research and development agencies to achieve reliability, maintainability, supportability and technologically current equipment or systems.

This position provides supervision, subordinate guidance, and team leadership to dual status and non-dual status incumbents. Incumbent performs long-term planning and organizational development necessary to accomplish IT and telecommunications functions for programs essential ANG daily operations, training, and readiness mission.

 

Subject to Night and/or Rotating Shifts

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL: 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.

Supervisory IT Specialist, GS-2210-13: Must have at least 36 months experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel. 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledge's, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made:

1. Ability to research and analyze data.

2. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

3. Skill in organizing work in a logical sequence.

4. Knowledge of computer programming techniques.

5. Skill in evaluating and making recommendations for automated data processing programs and equipment.


*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

 

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this 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 documents.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score 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 Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 

BENEFITS: 

Flexible Spending Accounts -  https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

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

Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance -: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - 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:

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  California National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 listed on this announcement with the prescribed cover letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3.   NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 60 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, January 31, 2014

NG.CA.CAARNG.LIST.HR-JOBSTECH@MAIL.MIL

Vacancy ID 1014017

Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

1014017
Title of Job

Supervisory IT Specialist (PLCYPLN)
Biographic Data

E-Mail Address

Other Information

Lowest Grade

13

Occupational Specialties

001 Supervisor IT Specialist (PLCYPLN)

Geographic Availability

062311085 Mountain View, CA

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a current military member of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Do you currently possess the military grade O-3 through O-4? 

A. Yes
B. No

3. Do you possess 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.  

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you have at least 36 months experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel; 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?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Manages, plans, organizes, controls, and directs the communications activities of the Wing and Base to ensure mission accomplishment and optimum use of resources.

6. Coordinates communications activities and projects with other concerned agencies and organizations.

7. Assesses the impact of changes in the local area network and coordinates with operations to ensure these changes do not exceed maintenance or unit capabilities.

8. Identifies the need for facility and equipment modernization, improvements and replacements.

9. Develops coordinated policy and procedures to utilize architectural guidance and architecture management concepts which support the Wing strategic planning, programming, budgeting, system acquisition, and system operations and maintenance processes.

 

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 (1203FX) 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):

      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

1014017

 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 Friday, January 31, 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:

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

View Occupational Questionnaire

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

   3.      Fax all six pages of 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

• Current Resume
• Transcripts (if applicable)

. Any other documents that are required (if applicable)

 

The following documents are NOT acceptable as attachments to applications:  Photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings (civilian or military), award certificates or letters of appreciation.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

For More Information
Phone: (000)000-0000
Email: NG.CA.CAARNG.LIST.HR-JOBSTECH@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
129 RQW
Moffett FAF
Moffett Field, CA
94035
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgment 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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application is process is complete, a review of your 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.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. 

In describing your experience, please be clear and specific.  We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.  If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). 


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Job Announcement Number:

13-748A (1014017)

Control Number:

359099400