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Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Hiring Organization:Surface Maintenance Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics

Job Announcement Number:14-053

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$47,923.00 to $62,297.00 / Per Year


Thursday, January 30, 2014 to Tuesday, March 04, 2014




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Cheyenne, WY View Map


Only current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.






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Only current members of the Wyoming Army National Guard
will be considered for this vacancy


WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army 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. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Army National Guard in order to be considered for employment.


Open Area of Consideration:

Area 2: Job Opportunity (Technician) - Merit Promotion: All current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard may apply.


Technician Info

Position Title:  Management Analyst

Position Series/Grade:  GS-0343-09

Position Description #:  D1256000

Paragraph #:  5020

Line #: 130

Position Location:  Surface Maintenance Manager Office, Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics, Cheyenne, WY


Military Grade

Enlisted:  Min:  E4       Max: E7

Warrant: Min: WO1     Max: CW4

Officer:    Min: O1        Max:  O3


Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military grade promotion.


  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed


  • No


  • Must be a current member of the Wyoming Army National Guard.
  • Must submit ERB/ORB with application.
  • Refer to “Required Documents” section for additional details.
  • Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
  • Relocation costs are not authorized with this vacancy.


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This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4/G-4), State Surface Maintenance Management Office. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of maintenance tasks involved in developing, analyzing, evaluating, advising on and/or improving maintenance management operations and procedures.




(1) Analyzes maintenance capabilities, production effectiveness, equipment reliability, areas of deficiency, and trends of various small maintenance shops. Projects involve surveys, comparisons, and studies of current and past operations. Defines requirements and extent of study, methods, sources used, and manner of presentation. Determines significance of computed statistics, interprets results, and states conclusions developed. Determines deficiencies, high failures, and man-hour consumption areas. Makes constructive recommendations for improving maintenance methods and procedures. Compares maintenance requirements with actual performance and determines effectiveness of operations. Performs field surveys for the purpose of developing job standards on maintenance actions.


(2) Reviews, extracts, analyzes, and collates maintenance data and prepares maintenance summaries from reports submitted by subordinate maintenance activities. Summarizes and interprets significant data collected and relates this data to maintenance plans, standards, and actions. Identifies and analyzes deficiencies in resource consumption, training, workload, and scheduling; evaluates deviations from standards and plans; and determines causes and impact on maintenance mission. Assists work center supervisory personnel in interpreting and utilizing reports and information provided. Develops charts, graphs, tables, and visual media to present trends, performance status, capabilities, and related management information. Aids functional areas in identifying areas of record documentation and procedures, which can be streamlined, combined, or improved, and initiates methods to operate under the new or revised system.


(3) Advises when manpower authorization appears unbalanced, based on analytical and statistical studies, as directed. Identifies and validates manning required to support the organizational mission by use of various forecasting and statistical techniques. Evaluates changes in the operational plan for the program that will affect the maintenance capability forecast. Serves as a management information systems manager for the branch. Analyzes automation needs and recommends systems architecture for all maintenance operations. Develops, collects, and maintains various data used to evaluate and improve the maintenance effort. Monitors data input and output products between the maintenance function and data automation. Evaluates data from any source, which is significant to the maintenance operation.


(4) The incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORI/UCI/MEI/OCI/IG, etc.), mobility exercise participation, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws.


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Work involves developing, analyzing, evaluating, advising, or improving the effectiveness of work methods and procedures, organizations, manpower utilization, distribution of work assignments, management controls, and similar functions of management.



Must posses experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other responsible work which demonstrates analytical ability and a practical and theoretical knowledge of the functions, processes and principles of management; and experience using computer and automation systems.



Must possess at least 24 months experience which has provided a working knowledge of the National Guard organizational structures, functions, procedures, and techniques; and experience analyzing, interpreting and developing policies and procedures of local management.


NOTE: Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (MM/YYYY) and to (MM/YYYY) dates with description of your specialized experience.


MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.


Enlisted applicant’s military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position. A Statement of Understanding is located here.



Enlisted:         Min: E4            Max: E7

Warrant:         Min: WO1        Max: CW4

Officer:            Min: O1           Max: O3


Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military grade promotion.



Enlisted:   88, 91, 92, 94

Warrant:   91, 92, 94, 882A,

Officer:      88A, 90A, 91A, 92A


Must possess or be eligible to retrain into MOS.


A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study (Bachelor’s degree or higher) in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of the work of the position.


Transcripts only needed if substituting education for experience.



-    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

-    The Selected applicant must complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment: prior to the appointment date.

-    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

-    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

-    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

-    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

-    Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).


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.  Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.


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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 Wyoming 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 can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 


3. The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 1 June 2013 is available HERE.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:


1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other
supporting documents:


·         College transcript(s), only if qualifying based on education

·         Enlisted Records Brief (ERB) / Officer Records Brief (ORB)


To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note: To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link 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. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.


To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account 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.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 1040890. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and
3. Fax 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.


For this job announcement the following documents are required: 

*** Records Review

Wyoming Army National Guard members must submit Enlisted/Officer Records Brief (ERB/ORB) with application. 


*** Personal Resume

Include the following information:

* Announcement # and title of the position for which you are applying

* Your full name, mailing address, and phone numbers where you can be reached (must be on the resume)

* Your Social Security Number and birth date (must be on the resume)

* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy

* Show actual begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) format for all work experience submitted

* List all pertinent military experiences

* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.


*** College transcripts MUST be submitted only when substituting education for experience.  Unofficial copies will be accepted. Definitions for Qualifying Education for each GS Grade are located HERE.


NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the applicant to contact William E. Pacheco prior to Tuesday, March 04, 2014 to verify all documents have been received. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Complete and accurate data is essential to ensure fair evaluation of candidates. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the data provided is accurate and complete. Only the experience, qualifications, and education shown on resume can be used to evaluate a candidate's qualifications for this position.


To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.



William E. Pacheco
Phone: (307)772-5289
Agency Information:
Wyoming National Guard
Human Resources Office
ATTN 1LT Melissa Smith
5410 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY


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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