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Job Title:  Surface Maintenance Specialist
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  14-048-R

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$51,433.00 to $66,859.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 to Friday, September 12, 2014
Full Time - Indefinite
1 vacancy in the following location:
Centennial, CO View Map
**National Guard Membership Required**


Colorado National Guard Dual Status

Technician Announcement


Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title 32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard."

The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position



HRO Application Checklist: 

A current Resume and/or OF 612

Specialized Experience documented in resume with mm/yy - mm/yy format (see instructions below)

Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts



Enlisted members of the Colorado Army National Guard or those eligible to transferor enlist into the COARNG via the Reserves, Active Duty, re-enlistment, or military transfer.


May convert to "Permanent" without further competition.


92A, 88A, 90A, 91A MOS. Must be able to obtain MOS within a year of hire.


E-7 / SFC


 E-4 / SPC

The primary purpose of the work is to analyze and evaluate maintenance operations, production, and procedures; and make recommendations for improvement.  This requires practical knowledge of, and skill in applying, principles, concepts, and methods of surface maintenance equipment, facilities, and service operations.


  • Occasional Travel
  • TDY


  • No


  • Membership in the Colorado National Guard
  • Must hold the grade of E-4 to E-7
  • Required Military Assignment MOS
  • Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Submit All Required Documentation
  • Secret Security Clearance
  • Must be able to start within 60 days of selection


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Major Duties:


Analyzes and resolves a variety of conventional maintenance management problems to improve existing maintenance operations,production, and practices that impact the overall maintenance program.   Analyzes the effectiveness and efficiency of maintenance management, repair, and training; and the need for improving existing practices.  Develops goals and plans to ensure maintenance production standards are met.   Coordinates with shop leadership tor resolve conflicts affecting maintenance production or the shop backlog rate.   Assesses impact on the maintenance shop due to new equipment fielding, mission changes, new directives, manpower utilization and authorizations, etc.  Works with other organizations to increase the effectiveness of the maintenance program.  Establishes methods and procedures to ensure maintenance tasks performed meet or exceed established policies and regulations.   Disseminates to the maintenance shops, technical guidance and directions received form the Department of the Army (DA), National Guard Bureau (NGB), theJ-4/G-4, or the Surface Maintenance Management Office.   Contacts depots or manufacturers to clarify procedures or gain insight regarding better methods of repair or maintenance.  Schedules and conducts periodic meetings with shop leadership to disseminate information and standardize procedures.   Visits maintenance organizations to assist with technical problems, evaluate shop operations, and determine adequacy of production.  May serve as a member of the Command Maintenance Evaluation Team (COMET).   Analyzes COMET results, develops action plans to correct problems, and monitors implementation.   Monitors the organization's use of automation to properly account for manpower utilization and materials management.  Oversees and provides technical guidance regarding Class IX (Class 9) repair parts management; develops policy and procedures; and evaluates and revises, as needed.   Coordinates with the USPFO and other installation organizations to resolve problems.  Establishes and monitors the shop safety and health program.   Provides instruction, investigates accidents, and assures facilities meet established requirements.   Oversees the hazardous waste/industrial hygiene program for maintenance shops.  Performs other duties as assigned.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE NOTE Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position.  An applicants RESUME must provide in detail how they meet each specialized experience bullet listed below.  It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates  and description of the specialized experience.  DO NOT copy each bullet listed below word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each bullet.  You will be immediately disqualified if you fail to include this information in your resume (we will not make any assumptions regarding your experience).

Each applicants must have 24 months in each of the following (documented CLEARLY in your resume):

1.  Experience in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in designing projects or planning assignments.

2.  Experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, printing design layout, etc.


Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.




Military Requirements Military skill set is determined by MOS requirements.  Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS.  Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.


*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.


For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.  


NGB Qualification Standard GS-1601-09 / Position Description D1254000


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Failure to submit the required documents will be grounds for disqualification without further review

  • REQUIRED: HRO Application Checklist:
  • REQUIRED: A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #
  • REQUIRED: Specialized experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions)
  • REQUIRED: Your DD214 (if available)  or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts

  1. You will be taken to the Application Manager to submit all required documents after you apply for this position.
  2. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Army National Guard please contact SGM Aragon @ (720) 250-2712
  3. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Air National Guard please contact TSgt Mays @ (720) 847-9449
  4. PCS funds are not available.
  5. Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337.
  6. If this position is open to Air Force AGR applicants, AGR Applicants need to submit a DMA 121, Current Records Review RIP (available on vMPF via AF Portal, Current and Passing Report of Individual Fitness (from Air Force Fitness Management
    Systems – AFFMS) and Military Resume to 140 FSS/FSMP, Attn: TSgt Lisa Shoup, 18860 E. Breckendridge Ave., Stop 65, Buckley AFB, CO 80011. AGR applicants will be required to transfer their employment authorization (EA) upon selection for this position. Certain AGR position are fenced and your EA may not be transferable, please contact the HRO or your AGR manager if you don't know if your EA can be moved.
  7. A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances.
  8. This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates.
  9. If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status.
  10. Per ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum #10-39, mandatory Full Time Staff (FTS) training is required within a year of hire as a condition of employment in vacancy announcements for both Technician and Active Guard Reserve positions.  Failure of new FTS personnel to complete NGB prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment to other full time positions or termination of their employment.


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Applicants Responsibility:

Please use the "Apply Online" button on the right of this screen and download all requested documentation mentioned in the next section or your packet may be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed for consideration.  You are responsible for the completion and turn-in of your application, all contents, and attachments.  Incomplete applications will be considered "not qualified" because of lack of information.  The HRO is not responsible to inform you that your packet is incomplete.  When the qualification records are completed for the selecting supervisor, the decision is final.  If you need clarification or help please contact the HRO.

If you have questions about applying or other HR related issues or questions please call:

MSgt Shawna Romero@ 720-250-1163,  Email


Mr. Greg Romero @ 720-250-1167, Email

If you have questions about the position itself please contact the Agency Information contact located on the right of the screen.



The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position. 

HRO Application Checklist:

A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #

Specialized Experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions above)
Your DD214 (if available)  or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts




Angela C. Borges
Phone: (720)250-1239
Agency Information:
6848 S Revere Pkwy
Centennial, CO


When this announcement closes, each application will be qualified and rated.  "Qualified" means that we will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced.  "Rated" means, if there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you will be found qualified at one of those grades according to the number of months experience you have listed.  If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and forwarded to the selecting supervisor.  If found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating that you were "not qualified".

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