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Job Title:SUPERVISORY EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:ISR14-015 439609

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$61,126.00 to $79,463.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, March 28, 2014 to Friday, April 18, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1670-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Temporary NTE 364 Days

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Salem, OR View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Temporary appointment 30 to 364 days.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

Oregon Army National Guard
Statewide TEMPORARY Technician Vacancy Announcement

 

For more information on the Oregon National Guard please visit:

 Oregon Military Department

SUPERVISORY EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

JFHQ

Location: JFHQ in Salem, Oregon

Appointment Type: Excepted Service Temporary (30-364 day appointment)
PD #: D1253

Series/Grade: GS-1670-09/11
Salary Range: $61,126.00- $79,463.00

*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*Candidates must have a valid state driver's license*

*PCS is not Authorized*

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

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
1st Area: Current members of the Oregon Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received in our office by Friday, April 18, 2014. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the qualification requirements, and How To Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • 75% or Greater
  • Travels to training locations within the US Territories, Hawaii, and Alaska.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must maintain membership in the ORARNG as a condition of employment.
  • You must be assigned to a compatible military position.
  • Announcement open to Officers and Warrant Officers only.
  • OFF MOS: 88A, 90A, 91A, & 92A
  • WO MOS: 91, 94, 882A, 920A, & 920B

DUTIES:

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INTRODUCTORY:

This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4/G-4), State Surface Maintenance Management Office. The purpose of this position is to supervise work that involves providing assistance and instruction personnel regarding TACOM fielded equipment. Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of a variety of ARNG equipment is required. The level of typical work directed is Equipment Specialist, GS-1670-09.

MAJOR DUTIES:

(1) Supervises, instructs, and trains subordinates in the performance of work. Makes assignments, checks progress and adequacy of work, and determines need for changes in the office. Evaluates the analysis interpretations and conclusions developed by subordinates. Grants leave, hires new employees, and is responsible for the effective operation. Evaluates work performance of subordinates. Ensures equal opportunity for subordinates in the selection of participants for training, promotions, awards and recognition, and other career development opportunities.
(2) Directs, coordinates, and manages the material readiness program. Responsible for overall direction, coordination, and management of the surface equipment materiel readiness program and training of maintenance personnel. Provides quality assurance measures for state materiel readiness programs. Reviews reports for status of readiness.
(3) Serves as the surface maintenance course manager. Determines career development needs and coordinates with the Surface Maintenance Manager and the Budget Advisory Committee to program funds for full time support and unit maintenance personnel training/schools.
(4) Provide administrative oversight and scheduling of Mobile Fielding and Training Teams. Prepare travel authorizations and voucher submission in DTS. Serves as a liaison to TACOM Primary Fielders and Oregon Army National Guard. 
(5) Develops and directs implementation of mission support plans for new weapon systems or equipment entering the state’s inventory for their impact on the surface maintenance community. Determines the impact on maintenance facilities, training, special purpose tools and test equipment, budget, etc. Determines requirements; coordinates and manages new equipment training, displaced equipment training; and funding and/or maintenance training requirements. Coordinates full time support personnel training with the Human Resources Office. Coordinates training requirements with other staff sections.
(6) May serve as a member of the State Readiness Committee and as Chief of the MAIT.
(7) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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METHOD OF EVALUATING QUALIFICATIONS:

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: COMPLETE DATES MUST BE USED FOR YOUR EXPERIENCE. EXAMPLE 2 JAN 1980 TO 3 MARCH 1981 OR JAN 1980 TO MARCH 1981. USE OF YEAR ONLY WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS -THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT SUBMITTED; OTHERWISE IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

THE OREGON NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION OF THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, NON-DISQUALIFYING DISABILITY, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OTHER NON MERIT FACTOR.

Applicants are subject to Police Record Check. Applicants can proactively fill out the PDF form below at the link.

http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/infomgt/forms/eforms/dd0369.pdf

Only sections 2 through 9. Applicant must sign block 11. Once complete please upload along with application packet.


Education Requirements:

None to list for this position.

Within their resume, each applicant must explain how they have gained the General and Specialized Experience required for this position throughout their present and/or previous work history.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Work involves supervising, leading, or performing administrative work that involves collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and developing specialized information about equipment. Work also involves providing advisory services to those who design, test, produce, procure, supply, operate, repair, or dispose of equipment. Work may also involve developing or revising equipment maintenance programs. The work requires applying an intensive and practical knowledge of the characteristics, properties, and uses of equipment. Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more classes of equipment. The experience must include knowledge of standard shop terminology. A basic knowledge of mechanical principles relating to equipment. Experience must demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blue prints and technical publications. Knowledge is of the type gained from technical training, education, and experience in functions such as repairing, overhauling, maintaining, constructing, or inspecting equipment. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience:

Applicants applying at the GS-09 level must have 24 months of general and specialized experience, education or training which provided knowledge and skill in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment design. Experience in the use of tools and test equipment. Experience developing, installing, inspecting or revising equipment maintenance programs and techniques.

Applicants applying at the GS-11 level must have 36 months of general and specialized experience, education or training overseeing and implementing a program involving the identification and resolution of difficult issues or problems in a maintenance function. Experience preparing budgets based on plans for maintenance, repair work, new construction alteration projects, replacement of existing equipment, or increase in services and processes to ensure program effectiveness.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

None to list for this position.

 

OREGON NATIONAL GUARD CORE VALUES:

Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment (CCCC)

OREGON NATIONAL GUARD VISION:

Oregon National Guard will provide the citizens of the State of Oregon and the United States with the ready force of citizen soldiers and airman, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency natural or manmade.

Unit of military assignment is any supporting unit of JFHQ. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position with the Oregon National Guard will cause termination from any Guard Recruitment Bonus or Guard paid student loan. A law enforcement background check may be required prior to appointment to this position. By submitting a resume or application for this position, you authorize this agency to accomplish the check. This is a dual-status position and membership in the Oregon National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

 

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary 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 rating 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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OTHER INFORMATION:

For Any Questions or Concerns in regards to this announcement, please contact the following personnel at the Oregon Military Department:

 

SSG Velasquez, Pedro

Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)

Oregon JFHQ-Human Resources Office

Salem, OR 97301

Business Number: (503)584-3926

DSN: 355-3926

Business E-Mail: pedro.velasquez.mil@mail.mil

SSG Chitwood, Edward D.

Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)

Oregon JFHQ-Human Resources Office

Salem, OR 97301

Business Contact: (503)584-3841

DSN: 355-3841

Business E-Mail: edward.d.chitwood.mil@mail.mil



HOW TO APPLY:

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APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY ONLINE AND SUBMIT RESUMES ONLINE

PRIMARY APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire.

2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section.

Please use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

The following is for applicants to get instructions and information on the application process starting with USAJOBS and Application Manager. The links listed will provide to utilize both systems and also how to create accounts and details.

USA Jobs Resource Center

https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page

Application Manager Quick Start Guide

http://help.applicationmanager.gov/ApplicantHelp/index.php/Application_Manager_Quick_Start_Guide

APPLYING ONLINE

Set up an online USA Jobs profile. Search for announcements. Click the APPLY ONLINE button. Your resume will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

  1. You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your resume is not attached– until you click the Submit button, even if USA JOBS says it sent your resume.
  2. You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
  3. You must complete the entire process by the closing date --Friday, April 18, 2014
  4. You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Log out.(When you want to return, go to https://applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login and log into your account.
  2. From the left side select: Application Status.
  3. Verify that status on the right hand side indicates "Application Received".

If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

*If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire*

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

  1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline. Click on this link to obtain the questionnaire.  View Occupational Questionnaire
  2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the format: http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf
  3. You may submit the OPM Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing.

If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is1-478-757-3144. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up. 

 

If you are unable to complete the application process online, you can contact one or both of the point of contacts listed below . The Secondary Application process is subject to time and mailing. It must be completed and received in our office by the closing date of the announcement.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    Failure to provide complete information, may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for this position.
  • Current Resume and OPM Form 1203-FX*(*if applying offline OPM Form 1203-FX is required)
  • Description of General and Specialized Experience gained through your current or prior work history listed in your resume

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Edward D. Chitwood
Phone: (503)584-3841
TDD: 503-584-3841
Email: EDWARD.D.CHITWOOD.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Oregon National Guard
JFHQ-HRO
PO Box 14350
ATTN Staffing
Salem, OR
97309-5047
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, and contact information.

 

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. 

All applicants submitting a package for consideration attest all the
information contained in their resume and supporting documentation is accurate
and honest to the best of their ability. Any falsification will affect
consideration for this position.


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Job Announcement Number:

ISR14-015 439609

Control Number:

365729400