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Job Title:TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T14-303A

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$65,377.00 to $84,990.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 to Monday, June 16, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0391-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY APPLY:

New York Air National Guard membership required (See Announcement)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD

DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF)

LATHAM, NY 12110-2224

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

POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER:

 T14-303A,  TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, D1790000, GS-0391-11

 

LOCATION:

213 EIS, NEWBURGH, NY 12550

 

DAFSC:

3DXXX

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     14 MAY 2014 CLOSES:  16 JUN 2014

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the New York Air 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 an Air National Guard (ANG) State Headquarters (HQ), Engineering Installation Squadron (EIS) , whose mission is to engineer, install, remove, and/or perform maintenance on Command and Control, Communications, Computer and Information (C4I) systems and facilities.   

 

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  STATEWIDE

STATEWIDE:  ALL MILITARY TECHNICIANS IN THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD (INCLUDES AGR). 

ENLISTED

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must already be a member of the NY Air National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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The primary purpose is to perform duties as a Base level Systems Telecommunications Engineering Manager (STEM-B).  Responsibilities include development of short and long-term planning, programming, and funding strategies and providing guidance and assistance concerning deployment of C4I systems.  Incumbent interprets and provides ANG guidance to base planning officials regarding preparation of planning and funding strategies, and ensures ANG communications and computer systems programs are integrated and implemented through cost-effective solutions.  Incumbent is responsible for the development of the Base C4I Systems Blue Prints for multiple ANG Bases within a specific geographical region.  This position performs duties necessary to ensure that base level C4I systems meet customer requirements and conform to ANG communications and computer architecture standards.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 

Experience, education, or training involving the knowledge of the needs of communications users.  Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Must have at least 36 months experience that demonstrates a combination of specialized communications knowledge at management level.  Experience reviewing training programs to ensure local requirements are met and enhance the awareness of state-of-the art and future technology.  Experience involving applicable agency spectrum management (i.e., Communication Security (COMSEC) and Defense Message System (DMS)) regulations, policies, and procedures in order to coordinate, plan, and satisfy user requirements and to interpret and develop state policies and procedures.  Experience involving technical or analytical work pertaining to multiple areas of telecommunications systems, facilities, services, and procedures.

 

 

 

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.  Comprehensive working knowledge of engineering methods and techniques along with a knowledge of and skill in applying current commercial and military standards.

2.  Comprehensive knowledge of advanced C4I concepts, principles, and practices of electronics engineering sufficient to analyze systems incorporating various types of communications equipment.

3.  Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the integration of existing and planned technology necessary to identify telecommunications requirements and ensure equipment interoperability and systems compatibility.

4.  Comprehensive knowledge and skill in applying DoD, AF, and NGB policies, standards, directives, and operations manuals required to perform systems analysis, evaluate approaches, offer advice, define alternative approaches, and coordinate requirements regarding the merits of proposed applications and design changes.

5.  Broad knowledge of the policies, methods and techniques for acquiring equipment, systems and services through military and civilian channels.  Knowledge of the POM process sufficient to advise base-level planners on acquisition timelines and the development of funding projections.

6.  Broad and general knowledge of the technical theory of electronic telecommunications concepts, principles, practices, procedures, policies, standards, and operational requirements.

7.  Knowledge of customer support principles and methods.  Ability to understand, evaluate, and translate the needs of customers into requirements and to relate customer requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities, available technology and other supporting services required.

8.  Knowledge of and skill in using Computer Automated Drafting software programs.       

 

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: 

ENLISTED ONLY

 

Compatible Military Assignments:  

3DXXX



YOU MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. 

 

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, June 16, 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:  T14-303A, TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, 1121282. 

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


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Job Announcement Number:

T14-303A

Control Number:

370003400