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Job Title:Flight Operations Specialist (MILITARY MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:NJ14-076 (1087634)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$48,923.00 to $63,601.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 to Tuesday, July 08, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2102-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Trenton, NJ View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

THE NEW JERSEY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

NJ 14-076, VIN# 1087634

FLIGHT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-2102-08, D0671000

 

AASF# 2, West Trenton, New Jersey

Starting Salary: $48,923 PH

Salary Range: $48,923 -  $63,601 PH

 

OPENING DATE        CLOSING DATE

3 June 2014               8 July 2014

 

 

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

AREA I:  All New Jersey National Guard (NJNG) Technicians

AREA II:  All Members of the NJNG

 

If a New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG) member is selected, the person must transfer to the NJARNG, and may be required to attend U.S. Army Basic Training.   Applicant may contact an Army National Guard Recruiter.

 

If the individual selected is currently on a title 10 tour no action can be taken until he/she is released from tour.

 

APPOINTMENT STATUS:    EXCEPTED

This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the New Jersey Army National Guard

 

                               (  ) OFFICER        ( X ) WARRANT OFFICER      ( X ) ENLISTED

 

WARRANT OFFICER:     MINIMUM RANK WO1/W1                           MAXIMUM RANK:   CW2/W2 

ENLISTED:                       MINIMUM RANK:   SPC/E-4                        MAXIMUM RANK:   SSG/E-6

 

APPLICANTS ABOVE THE MAXIMUM RANK:  Applicants with an enlisted rank that exceeds the maximum advertised rank for the position may be considered.   Applicant must provide a statement with their resume/application which indicates their willingness to accept a reduction in military rank.   If selected, reduction in military rank is required to prevent grade inversion.   Air/Army Officers and Army Warrant Officers may be allowed to reduce their Officer/Warrant Officer rank to Enlisted only.   Military recruiters can provide Air/Army Officers and Army Warrant Officers with specifics applicable to the applicant.

 

MILITARY POSITION:  Any Aviation unit in the New Jersey Army National Guard

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP STATUS:   Employment in this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the New Jersey National Guard in 

Warrant OfficerCMF 15         MOS: 920B

Enlisted:    MOS: 15P

 

NOTE:   THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED HAS ONE YEAR TO OBTAIN ADVERTISED MOS

 

LEVEL OF CLEARANCE / INVESTIGATION:   MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE.

 

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: N/A

 

PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:    N/A

  

SELECTING OFFICIAL:    MAJ Ryan J. Smith, Supervisory Aircraft Pilot

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel May Be Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must become a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.

DUTIES:

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The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position:  A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resource Office.

 

MAJOR DUTIES:   Conducts preflight pilot briefings in accordance with National Guard regulations and directives.  Processes extended and local clearances, including examination for conformance with flight rules and regulations.  Prepares, maintains and file aircrew training records, charts, graphs, and reports allied to flight operations and flight training activities such as aircraft utilization reports, aircrew information reports, individual flight records, notice to airmen (NOTAM) file and airfield data.  Maintains current file of aircraft flying regulations and navigational information such as radio facility charts, instrument approach procedure charts, aeronautical charts, Airman's Information Manual (AIM), airport directory, location identifiers, ATC procedures manual and Army Flight Information Publications.  Supervises on-the-job training of unit flight operations personnel performing equivalent training or accomplishing a split unit training assembly at the facility.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDAPPLICANT MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF A CURRENT VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program.  Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

Please address the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) in your resume:  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Must 18 months experience in the following:

ABILITY to gather information, interpret rules, policies and regulations and communicate information in writing.

KNOWLEDGE of army aviation flight operations and procedures.

ABILITY to plan, direct, and manage flight operations functions.


SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience.  Education in schools above the high school level may substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e. 36 weeks of substantially full-time study, 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience.

If using education to qualify for this position OR education is a MANDATORY requirement to meet qualifications, you MUST submit copies of college transcripts along with your application/resume prior to the closing date of the vacancy.  If selected for the position, prior to your appointment, you will be required to request certified official transcripts be sent directly from the college or university that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned and grade.

 

 APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

-Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

-Current valid driver's license

-ANG/AIR FORCE: Current Report Individual Person (RIP)

-ARNG/Army: Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR) or Enlisted Record Brief (ERB)

-DD214 for applicants who are separated from military service  (This includes anyone who is no longer in the military.)

-Army Applicants must provide a memorandum from their Security Manager stating their security clearance eligibility - if applicable

-Applicants from other branches of military service must submit equivalent military personal information that  will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level , etc

-Transcripts are required if education is being substituted for experience

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

EVALUATION METHODS:  Applications will be reviewed to determine basic eligibility.  Applicants must meet the basic qualifications for the position, including any selective placement factors, in order to be considered basically qualified.  Selection for this position will be made without consideration of race, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, lawful political or other affiliation, membership or non membership in an employee organization, physical handicap which does not prevent normal performance of duties, or other non-merit factor.  Complete and accurate information must be provided on your resume.  Attach additional sheets if necessary.

 


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 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, step parents, spouses, same-sex domestic partners 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:

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Under 5 USC 2108 & 5CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.

Permanent Change of Stations (PCS) not authorized.



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 Occupational Questionnaire, and

2.      Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

                         

Use the Online Occupational Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

 ALL RESUMES MUST BE SUBMTTED BY 11:59 PM EST ON THE CLOSING DATE.

Option A:  Online Occupational Questionnaire.

Tips for using the Online Occupational Questionnaire:

·         You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Occupational 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 Occupational Questionnaire.

·         You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Tuesday, July 08, 2014

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

1.      Go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.      Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 1087634. Click Select a Vacancy.

3.      Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.

·         You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·         If you Submit more than one Occupational 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 Occupational 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.

·         If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

Option B:  Paper Occupational Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Occupational Questionnaire, you may complete your application process by faxing the OPM Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents.   Application must be received by vacancy closing date.   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/pdfimage/OPM1203FX.PDF or/pdf_fill/OPM1203FX.PDF or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.     When faxing the OF Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents, 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, always use the US Government Application 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. 

 

EXCEPTION TO POLICY:  NJANG & ARNG military members DEPLOYED may submit their applications by email or fax. OPM Form 1203FX, resume, and other documents (application must be accompanied with Title 10 orders) must be submitted by the vacancy closing date to the following:

  E-mail: ng.nj.njarng.mbx.nj-job-submission@mail.mil or Fax# 609-562-0855, ATTN: J1-HRO-TB-S  

 

View Occupational Questionnaire       CLICK LINK to view questionnaire

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this vacancy announcement the following documents are required:

-Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

-Current valid driver's License

-ANG/AIR FORCE:  Current Report Individual Person (RIP)

-ARNG/ARMY:  Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR) or Enlisted Record Brief (ERB)

-Applicants from other branches of military service must submit equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB scores, clearance level, etc.

-DD214:  for applicants who are separated from military service.  This includes anyone who is no longer in the military.

-Transcripts are required if education is being substituted for experience

 

It is  the applicant's responsibility to ensure the RIP/PQR/ERB is current.  If the applicant has been promoted and the RIP/PQR/ERB does not reflect the new rank then the applicant must provide an order or other military documentation with their resume reflecting the new rank and date of rank.

 

If the applicant has any questions, does not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call 609-562-0889.

 

NOTE:   If any document required in this vacancy announcement is missing from your packet, please provide a brief explanation of the reason which will be taken into consideration during the qualification process.  

 

APPLICATIONS DETERMINED TO BE INCOMPLETE, INCORRECT OR INSUFFICIENT UPON INITIAL REVIEW WILL NOT RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

 

HELPFUL HINTS:

-DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS, about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for

-Be sure to include all work history, both military and civilian, that is relevant for the position which you are applying

-Provide the month and year of the dates of experience

 

SSgt Unique A. Wilson

609-562-0889

unique.a.wilson.mil@mail.mil

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Unique A. Wilson
Phone: (609)562-0889
Email: UNIQUE.A.WILSON.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
New Jersey National Guard
Human Resources Office
3650 Saylors Pond Road
Fort Dix, NJ
08015-7600
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is submitted you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After the announcement has closed, a review of your submitted application package will be completed and you will be notified as to whether your application has been forwarded for interview or why you were found not qualified.  If you are found qualified for interview, you will be contacted by the unit.  

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:

NJ14-076 (1087634)

Control Number:

371537600