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Job Title:CHAPLAIN

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T14-242

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$57,982.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, March 20, 2014 to Monday, April 21, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0060-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite NTE 3 YEARS

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Latham, NY View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

New York Army National Guard membership required (See Announcement)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF)

LATHAM, NY 12110-2224

SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE IAW DMNA 690-4, CHAPTER 6

 *THIS IS A TEMPORARY INDEFINITE POSITION NTE 3 YEARS*

 

POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER:

T14-242,   CHAPLAIN, D1197000, GS-0060-11/12

 

LOCATION:

MNAG, LATHAM, NY 12110

 

DMOS:

OBR:  56

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     20 MAR 2014  CLOSES:  21 APR 2014

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the New York 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. 

 

 

This position is located in the Office of The Adjutant General, (TAG) Joint Force Headquarters-State, (JFHQ-ST), Special Staff of the Adjutant General, Office of the Chaplain.  

 

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  NATIONWIDE

NATIONWIDE:  ALL ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS ONLY.  

OFFICER ONLY

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 50% or Greater
  • Travel in support of religious events, premobilizations, etc.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be in the Army National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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This position is the highest full-time level authorized with oversight over the entire full-time JFHQ state chaplain program.  This position is the senior level position within a state and exhibits full professional maturity for the various religious programs the employee is responsible for.  This position is responsible for the supervision of a full-time Chaplain Assistant.  The mission of the National Guard Chaplain Service is to provide unsurpassed spiritual leadership and care to National Guard personnel and their families at home and abroad.  The primary purpose of this position is to manage the state National Guard Chaplain Service religious program, and to ensure the free exercise of religion for National Guard personnel and their families.  This position is characterized by the high degree of integration into a complete and total program of religious ministries, including workshops, spiritual leadership and care, religious education, and other activities for National Guard personnel and their families.  The Chaplain Service ministry is performed cooperatively, and executed in a pluralistic environment.  This ministry, when directed by The Adjutant General, may be extended to active duty and reserve component military personnel and their families within the State.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this  CHAPLAIN position, you must meet the following criteria.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 

  • Candidates must have a baccalaureate degree (not less than 120 semester hours) and must have successfully completed three years of resident graduate study in theology or related subjects (Master of Divinity), or 72 semester hours (leading to an ecclesiastical certification as a member of the clergy) from an approved seminary or graduate school.

 

  • Candidates must complete the (Army) Chaplain Officer Basic Course or the (Air Force) Chaplain Orientation Course.

 

  • Candidates must be ordained by a religious faith group or denomination that is recognized by the Department of Defense Armed Forces Chaplain Board; be educationally qualified for appointment as a chaplain; meet physical standards; and be otherwise qualified to serve ascommissioned officers.  Applicants mustbe commissioned prior to age 40 or be less than age 42 with at least 2 years ofprior military service.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-11/12:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training that included progressively responsible work in a professional program of spiritual welfare and religious guidance which demonstrates or provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for successful performance of the position.  The majorfunctional areas that comprise the total range of chaplaincy work are (1) the religious ministry, (2) administration, (3) training, and (4) research.

 

 

 

KSA's:

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below.   Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application.   Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.

 

1.  Ability to coordinate training for supervisory, managerial, and staff personnel in quality of life programs such as Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Post-Intervention, Workplace Violence Awareness and Critical Incident Management.

 

2.  Ability to coordinate chaplain quality of life programs (e.g. marriage enrichment retreats, post-combat recovery and reintegration, family reunion briefing, stress management briefings, etc.) to National Guard personnel and their families.

 

3.  Ability to provide and/or coordinate religious support to National Guard personnel and their families as needed such as religious rites, sacraments and observances.  Coordinates as necessary with other Chaplain Service personnel and/or civilian clergy to ensure the free exercise of religion.

 

4.  Ability to provide and/or coordinate religious support to National Guard personnel and their families as needed such as religious services (worship, special events, prayer breakfast, weddings, funerals, memorial services, etc.).

5.  Ability to provide and/or coordinate religious support to National Guard personnel and their families as needed such as crisis responder(death/casualty notification, casualty affairs officer assistance, mass causality events, suicides, etc.).

 

 

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: 

OFFICER ONLY

 

Compatible Military Assignments:  

OBR:  56



APPLICANT MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.   

 

PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following document:

·         RESUME (Resume must have a from and to date for each position worked in. 
The date must be month and year.  Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013
)

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 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 of this position.  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 instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility. 

 

All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants.  In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral.  A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors.  Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position.  Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal. 

 

Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence: 

 

1.  Category I:  All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard  for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.

 

2.  Category II:  All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard. 

 

3.  Category III:  Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard. 

 

* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.  


BENEFITS:

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Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/interactive/Benefits#icc.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the New York National Guard, please visit our website at http://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php?id=tech



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, April 21, 2014. 

To begin the process. click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS 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 return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov/.  

 

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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

 

1.  Your Resume (Your resume MUST detail your length of general and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)

2.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)

3.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable. 

4.  Other supporting documents may include: (not required)

  • Flight Records
  • Qualification Certificates
  • DD 214
  • Seperate document supporting KSA's. 
  • Military Biography
  • SF 50
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Awards (military and/or technician)

5.  Submission of Photography and Medical Documentation (ex: VA Disability paperwork) are prohibited and will not be sent forward to the Selection Official.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avis Sanchez
Phone: (518)786-4659
Email: AVIS.A.SANCHEZ.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
New York National Guard
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
ATTN SANNING PINGITORE
LATHAM, NY
12110
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 category and score, you may be referred to the selecting official.  If your name is referred to the selecting official, you will be contacted directly by that office for an 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.

 

You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement: 

 

1.  Immediately after your application has been submitted.

2.  After the announcement has closed and qualifications are reviewed.  (This will inform you whether or not you were referred to the selecting official.)

3.  Once selection has been made. 

 

If at anytime you have questions concerning this Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email.  Your email should contain the following information:  T14-242, CHAPLAIN, 1077351. 

The email can be sent directly to avis.a.sanchez.mil@mail.mil  


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Job Announcement Number:

T14-242

Control Number:

364963900