QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be qualifying, experience must have been progressively responsible with increasingly difficult and complex duties. Experience must have been at the next lower or second lower grade or its non-federal equivalent.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education and/or training which provided you with the ability to search for and compile information/data, prepare and verify the validity of documentation, maintain records and provide information about regulations, procedures, and programs demonstrating an accuracy for and attention to detail in the line of work from the job summary.
a. A bachelor's degree from an accredited education institution authorized to grand baccalaureate degrees WITH
b. At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance law, contracts, purchasing economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to this degree.) AND
c. The Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) dictates specific education, training requirements, knowledge and experience factors for Acquisition Corps Officers and individuals holding Contracting Officer positions above the simplified acquisition threshold must meet certain criteria. Groupings of education, training and experience standards provide the framework for progression in a career field and are used for the purpose of characterizing an acquisition officer's qualifications within a given career field. If applicants have not completed all the training required for their current position, they may be considered as candidates to fill the vacant position on a promotion basis. If prevented from completing the courses, their certification must be met within 24 months of selection.
Level II: Intermediate or "Journeyman" level positions, GS-9 to GS-12
GS-11 must have at least 12 months of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-9 or 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate of Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Additionally, all applicants must have completed 2 years of experience in contracting positions, which must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and must have completed mandatory contracting courses for a GS-11 position.
Level 1: Basic or Entry level positions at GS-5 to GS-9.
GS-9 must have at least 12 months of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-7 or 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education, or master's or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B or J.D; Additionally, all applicants must have completed two years of specialized experience in contracting positions, which must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and must have completed mandatory contracting courses for a GS-9 position.
NOTE: REGARDING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience is also based on the certification requirements that an individual must meet for the mandatory training, education, and experience standards established for the acquisition career level in an acquisition career field. Individual should meet the DAWIA Level II and III certification standards before being assigned to positions at that respective level.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Effective October 1, 2000 the Department of Defense implemented Title 10, United States Code, Sections 1723 through 1733, that put a positive educational requirements on this series, however, if an individual occupied a GS-1102 position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in DoD on or before September 30, 2000, are exempt from the education requirement.
College transcripts MUST be submitted for professional (or positive education requirement) positions or when substituting education for experience. NOTE: If you are using education as a substitution of experience OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualification, YOU MUST SUBMIT copies of college transcripts when required. Failure to provide college transcripts when required will result in an ineligible rating. NOTE: The Nebraska National Guard HRO has a document entitled "Secrets to Getting a Technician Job"; you are encouraged to follow the link provided if you are interested. http://ne.ng.mil/ArmyGuard/Tech%20Branch%20Documents/SecretstoGettingaTechnicianJob1.pdf
REMEMBER: Military training directly related to the type of work of the position may be substituted on a day for day basis.
To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), 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.
Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of612.pdf
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
MILITARY GRADES: Maximum Military Grade E7; Minimum Military Grade E5; Military grade inversion within the full time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.
Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted - CMF 42, MOS 36B, 51C, 92A, 92Y, 92Z
Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields to be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position.
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.
FOR ARMY ONLY:
In order to comply with US DOD requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the NE Military Department and NE NG, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance assigned to their respective work.
Failure to obtain and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background check required for the respective work, may result in a job offer being rescinded, separation of employment, and/or other actions as may be deemed in the best interest of the agency.
Prior to the appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the NE NG, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms, SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Birth Certificate (or other proof of citizenship), Fingerprints, OF306 and Application/Resume.
NE NG Personnel Security Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org; 402-309-8145.