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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Program Analyst

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T-14-126 (1075086)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$50,077.00 to $65,097.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 17, 2014 to Monday, April 07, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open only to current Georgia Army National Guard Officers, Warrant Officers or Enlisted members.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

WELCOME TO THE PEACH STATE!

Area of Consideration: Open only to current Georgia Army National Guard Officers, Warrant Officers or Enlisted members.

Position Location: USPFO, Clay National Guard Center, Marietta, GA.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS is not authorized.

Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP): Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

Type of Appointment: This is a full-time, Excepted Indefinite, dual-status position which requires Georgia Army National Guard Membership. Position is indefinite; however, may convert to permanent without further competition. If a tenured applicant is selected, tenure will not change.

Job Summary: This position is located in the USPFO.  The primary purpose of the position is to provide management with objectively based information to effectively assess the full range of logistical asset accountability of all units/activities within the state.  The purpose is to monitor and ensure effectiveness of operations regarding logistics accountability.   Identifies process, system, and equipment on hand deficiencies by applying defect prevention principles and root cause problem resolution techniques and recommends corrective action for each.   Serves as advisor to the USPFO and his staff members regarding compliance, readiness posturing as relates to accountability, and mission limiting issues.

Background Check:  Selectee may, at the option of the agency, be required to submit to criminal, credit history, and general background checks which will be evaluated by the agency prior to a final offer of employment and access into the Georgia National Guard Federal Technician or Active Guard/Reserve program.

National Guard Membership: This position requires military membership. It is designated for Georgia Army National Guard Officer/ Warrant Officer/Enlisted incumbent(s) only. In accordance with ARNG regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military program analyst functions in support of programs essential to state Army National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

As a member of a Georgia Army National Guard unit, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Georgia Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a current U.S. Citizen.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Direct Deposit Banking is Mandatory.
  • Military Requirement: OBR: 01A, 88A, 90A, 91A, 92A; WMOS: 011A, 882A, 890A,
  • 913A, 914A, 915E, 920A/B, 922A, 923A; ECMF: 91; EMOS: 25B, 36B, 51C, 88M/N,
  • 89A/B; 92A/F/G/Y.

DUTIES:

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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of the position for which you are applying:

  • Develops sampling plans and procedures for validating unit/activity accountability and inventory certifications.
  • Evaluates unit and organizational effectiveness.
  • Collectively evaluates management effectiveness of property management functions and informing management of their programs.
  • Applies statistical analysis techniques to measure progress, efficiency, and trends impacting the effectiveness of the organization to meet the organizational goals and objectives.
  • Interprets a variety of requirements making independent judgments to determine organizational compliance with applicable regulations, procedures and practices.
  • Advises the USPFO, DCSLOG/G4, Command Staff, unit/activity commanders, activity managers on the evaluation of basic program policies, regulatory requirements, and follow-up procedures regarding applicable completed evaluation.
  • Develops processes, management, administrative, and technical evaluation plans for implementation by supervisors/managers.
  • Recommends internal reporting and status tracking procedures to ensure adequate control in terms of deadlines, progress reports, and follow-up reports.
  • Manages the evaluation program to ensure required actions are tracked and completed.
  • Reviews and ensures ground safety, fire prevention and security standards are being followed.
  • Responsible for on the spot corrective assistance and guidance to unit/activity personnel during the conduct of the evaluation/review.
  • Coordinates with other logistics sections within the USPFO and Joint Force Headquarters to resolve technical problems concerning supply and equipment authorizations and accountability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience:  Applicant must possess experience 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.

Specialized Experience: Applicant must have at least 24 months specialized 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Knowledge of administrative logistics and physical security regulations and operating procedures and  possesses skills in applying fact-finding and investigative techniques (e.g., supply personnel and unit commander interviews, review of work procedures, command supply discipline and financial liability of loss reports, instructions, records, and files) to gather clear-cut factual evidence of compliance with logistics and physical security regulations, directives and local standing operating procedures (SOP).
  • Knowledge of logistics and supply operations in order to validate status of on hand property and equipment regarding excess property postures, turn-in procedures, equipment/supply receipt procedures, processing statement of charges, posting adjustments to property records, accountability procedures, and review of durable/expendable document registers.  
  • Knowledge and skill of analytical techniques performed through interviews with supervisors, employees, and organizational workforce, including commanders and supply personnel to establish recommended solutions or follow-on actions.
  • Knowledge in conducting interviews and evaluations, analyzing findings and developing recommendations for corrections or improvements in the evaluated program.  Providing evaluation criteria for studies and evaluations ensuring there are standards to measure effectiveness of individuals and programs

 


Other Requirements: Applicant must possess a current Secret security clearance or be able to obtain a Secret clearance within one year of appointment to position.

National Guard Compatibility:  Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician position, the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Georgia Army National Guard as an Officer in OBR: 01A, 88A, 90A, 91A, 92A; Warrant Officer in WMOS: 011A, 882A, 890A, 913A, 914A, 915E, 920A/B, 922A, 923A; or Enlisted in ECMF: 91; EMOS: 25B, 36B, 51C, 88M/N, 89A/B, or 92A/F/G/Y.  Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Army uniform as prescribed by AR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application 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.  The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire.

The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.  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 rating.  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information 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. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).



HOW TO APPLY:

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

  1. Your  résumé; **BE ADVISED** (IF ANY PART OF YOUR RESUME IS COPIED FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT, MOS/AFSC DESCRIPTION, OR POSITION DESCRIPTION, YOUR RESUME WILL BE DISQUALIFIED).
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire.

Note: Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to use the USA JOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position. Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted. If you chose to use your personal resume, ensure that your resume includes the mandatory information as outlined in the Resume' example on http://www.gahro.com/Staffing/Resume'%20Format%2022Jun12.docx, "The Application-to-Hire Process-"Have I Completed All the Steps to Best Sell Myself"? If the required information is not reflected, consideration will not be given in the qualification process.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, April 07, 2014.

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.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 1075086. 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 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf, 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.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

  1. Your résumé;  **BE ADVISED** (IF ANY PART OF YOUR RESUME IS COPIED FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT, MOS/AFSC DESCRIPTION, OR POSITION DESCRIPTION, YOUR RESUME WILL BE DISQUALIFIED).
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire.

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

SAMUEL H. CHERRY
Phone: (678)569-5715
Email: SAMUEL.H.CHERRY.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Georgia National Guard
HRO-STAFFING
Do Not Mail or Fax Applications Here
Follow How to Apply Instructions
Marietta, GA
30060-5099
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official.  If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

Thank you for your interest in the Georgia National Guard.  Good Luck!


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Job Announcement Number:

T-14-126 (1075086)

Control Number:

364518300