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:
T14-319A, COMMAND AND CONTROL TECHNICIAN, D1893000, GS-0303-08
105TH AW, NEWBURGH, NY 12550
ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS: 20 MAY 2014 CLOSES: 20 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 Wing Command and Control Section (Command Post) of a C-5 or C-17 Strategic Airlift Wing.
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).
The Command Post supports wing airlift missions involving U. S. Air Force (USAF), Air National Guard (ANG), U. S. Navy (USN), U. S. Army (USA), U. S. Marine Corp (USMC), and Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) units involving numerous types of military exercises, world wide contingencies and training missions, as well as humanitarian airlift for state, federal, and foreign government agencies. The purpose of the position is to: provide command, control, communications, and information support to the commander, Crisis Action Team (CAT), and Higher Headquarters (HHQ), to include Air Mobility Command, major commands (MAJCOMS), and the state Adjutant General; and provide first line of defense as it relates to command and control duties and responsibilities during operational events. This position plays an integral part in mission execution involving aircraft and aircrews, as well as maintaining contact with aircrews during the mission. The Wing Command Post operates on a 24 hour/7 days a week rotating shift basis monitoring and carrying out duties which include: overall mission status of the base and its assigned units, base wide security, initiating emergency procedures, aircrew recall, base Crisis Action Team notification, and other duties critical to the conduct of the mission assigned to the wing. Through authority granted by the Wing Commander, employees are empowered to act independently, coordinating with the commander, in order to accomplish the mission or meet the emergency response.