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Job Title:PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:ALAR 14-065

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$39,179.00 to $50,932.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, April 03, 2014 to Thursday, April 24, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1152-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Brundidge, AL View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

CURRENT FULL-TIME TECHNICIANS IN THE ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for merit promotion or appointment without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, political affiliation or any other non-merit factor.

 

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!
This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters—State, Logistics Directorate (J-4/G-4), Surface Maintenance Facility.   The purpose of this position is to plan, schedule, control, and monitor the status of equipment maintenance; and to assist a higher-graded Production Controller.
EXCEPTED POSITION: Alabama Army National Guard membership is required
POSITION STATUS: MERIT
LOCATION: FMS #25, BRUNDIDGE, AL
SELECTING OFFICIAL: CSM J. HAGLER

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Security Clearance.
  • Compatible Military Assignments: ECMF: 91, 92, 94
  • Maximum Grade: E-9

DUTIES:

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ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama 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 who are not currently a member of the Alabama Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD POSITION:
AREA 1:
All permanent Alabama Army National Guard civilian excepted technicians currently employed.
(1) Establishes plans, schedules, and controls the maintenance and repair of a variety of vehicles and equipment such as combat vehicles, heavy-duty engineering and mobile equipment, tracked vehicles, towed and self-propelled artillery, communications and electronic equipment, guided missile systems, and small arms. 
(2) Studies directives, modification work orders, and regulations as to their application in the unit.   Assists supervisory personnel in determining impact of these requirements on shop capability.   Modifies production planning to accommodate these requirements.
(3) Designates and maintains current maintenance repair priorities by Force Activity Designator, pacing items, Equipment Readiness Codes (ERC) A, B, and C equipment type, available funds, commander's priority, state/national priorities, (in the case of floods, fires, and mobilizations) and unit supported.  
(4) Provides assistance to ensure that Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (MTO&E) or Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) reportable Line Item Numbers (LIN) are properly managed, reported and accounted for with respect to readiness reports, property accountability reports and system management. 
(5) Analyzes repair methods and recommends control procedures to ensure that accomplishment of programs meet priorities and deadlines established by higher authority or support activities.   Coordinates with units and other support activities concerning the delivery, status of repair operations, and/or pick up of completed work orders.   
(6) In the absence of the higher graded production controller, ensures that unit CL IX accounts are funded, budgeted, and executed to maximize readiness; and performs demand analysis on CL IX expenses to determine proper PLL stockage to sustain facility mission requirements.  
(7) May provide day-to-day technical guidance to lower-graded personnel assisting in the maintenance production or maintenance management processes.   Ensures necessary maintenance records are maintained and required reports are submitted to units and higher headquarters' in a timely manner.
(8) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama 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 who are not currently a member of the Alabama Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training which indicates the candidate can reason in quantitative terms, communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, understanding the terminology and data pertaining to repair operations and process characteristics of the production activity.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training in computations of cost data on labor and materials, buying materials or reviewing data with respect to man-hours, machine time, materials consumed, etc.   Experience with current automation support programs to input data, provide status of equipment, and monitor job order status, monitor work priorities, requisition repair parts, track repair parts status, etc.   Experience in supervising subordinate personnel, establishing work priorities, overseeing work in progress.  
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
1.  Practical knowledge of production control procedures and operations sufficient to collect, compile, correlate, and maintain production data.
2.  Comprehensive knowledge of policies, regulations, and processes governing production control operations to carry out established production assignments.
3.  General knowledge of equipment, such as, combat vehicles, armored personnel carriers, towed and self propelled artillery, engineer and power generating equipment, tactical vehicles, etc., to correct and analyze a variety of routine production data and processes, prepare production schedules, prepare reporting data, etc.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study 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 Production Control.  

IF USING EDUCATION TO SUBSTITUTE FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE, TRANSCRIPTS ARE RQUIRED.

COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to and qualify in a compatible military position. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technical school training in a military status.
MILITARY GRADE: Only applicants in the military grade listed below will be considered. **Please include your military grade on your resume.
Maximum Military Grade: E-9
All Federal Wage System (FWS) positions require a pre-appointment physical prior to in-processing.
Compatible Military Assignment:
EMCF: 91, 92, 94
Applicants do not have to possess this MOS to be certified as qualified.
Other Requirements:
For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver’s license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
This position requires a Secret security clearance.  The applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

PLEASE DO NOT SEND/FAX/COURIER/EMAIL ANY APPLICATIONS OR RESUMES TO THE ALABAMA NATIONAL GUARD HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE.  To be considered for this position, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.  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 all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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:

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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and
2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Your resume must have complete information: Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will not be considered for this position.
You may use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.
(Here is a link for aiding you in building your USA-Jobs Resume): https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Resume_Builder

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:
   You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.
   You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
   You must complete the entire process by 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Eastern Standard Time of the closing date:Thursday, April 24, 2014/ Vacancy Identification Number:1088309
      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.
To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:
   If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé 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.

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire
If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:
1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents 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 is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement, the following documents are required:
   •Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
   •Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)
   •Transcripts (Copy MUST be submitted with this application to receive full credit for substitution for experience)
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.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Kissey Vason
Phone: (334)271-7229
Email: KISSEY.N.VASON.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Alabama National Guard
Human Resources Office
1720 Dickinson Drive
Montgomery, AL
36109-0711
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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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Job Announcement Number:

ALAR 14-065

Control Number:

366290000