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Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:14-T-Army-136

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$69,814.00 to $90,755.00 / Per Year


Thursday, July 17, 2014 to Thursday, July 31, 2014




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Indianapolis, IN View Map


Applicant must be a permanent on-board federal technician employed by the Indiana Army National Guard.






The mission of the Indiana National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: 1.800.GO GUARD


DUTY LOCATION:    Indianapolis, IN (Logistics Support Office)

JOB SUMMARY:    Its purpose is to provide logistics guidance and support to units, organizations and activities through the management of logistics activities. Responsible to provide supervision for Plans and Policy, Food Service, Defense Movement, Sustainment Automation Support Management Office (SASMO), Command Property Management, Aerial Delivery Logistics Facilities(ADLF) and Supply and Services.

This job announcement is for employment as an Indiana Army National Guard Technician; a Federal Civil Service position.  This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace.  As members of a unit of the Indiana National Guard, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year.  Indiana Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This position is a Permanent Excepted Service position.


MILITARY SPECIALITY REQUIREMENTS:  Individuals must meet the qualifications for the technician position but will have 1 year from date of hire to be assigned to a compatible MOS in a compatible unit for the technician position advertised.

Compatible Military Assignments: 15B, 88A, 90A, 91A, 92A


All currently employed full-time permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard


  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel to professional conferences, symposiums, meeting and training required.


  • No


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Must be in the grades: O-3 thru O-4
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance
  • Must be a permanent federal technician w/ the IN Army National Guard
  • Must participate in direct deposit


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As a Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist with the Indiana Army National Guard (ARNG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Directs the development of the logistics support plan and guidance for units, organizations and activities in support of federal and state missions to integrate the following command logistic functions; plans, operations, policies, SASMO equipment on hand readiness, equipment on hand readiness, command property management, command supply discipline program, supply excellence program, Connelly Food Service Award Program, DoD National  Transportation Association Award Program, and food service.
  • Evaluates logistics data and requirements from JFHQ staff, units, USPFO, NGB and other organizations to direct development and implementation of logistic support plans, policies, operations and other actions to support federal and state missions. Directs the establishment of the logistics operations cell to support the JFHQ Emergency Operations Center for federal and state missions. Responsible for advising the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (DCSLOG) on logistics support issues to accomplish mission requirements. Evaluates the logistics force modernization program to assure that materiel fielding is accomplished within established milestones. Develops and coordinates tactical logistics support requirements for the state. Serves as the primary advisor to the DCSLOG on logistics automation matters. Coordinates facility design and maintenance concerns of the DOL with DEH, to include recommendations for supply and maintenance facility design and the repair of facilities. Management oversight of the General Services Administration Lease Vehicle Program (less recruitment and retention program).
  • Performs a full range of supervisory functions. Implements accepted provisions of personnel management such as equal employment, merit promotion, career development, performance appraisals, employee counseling, incentive awards and position management. Selects or contributes to the selection of subordinates. Hears employee grievances and deals with union representatives as required. Establishes performance standards, authorizes leave and is responsible for time and attendance.  Ensures adequate training is available for employees within the division. Initiates formal requests for personnel actions. Ensures accuracy of position descriptions.  Ensures a safe working environment for all employees in accordance with current safety and OSHA requirements and directives. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist position at the GS-12 grade level, you must have at least 36 months of:

    • experience, education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field AND experience using computer and automation systems.
    • experience, education, or training identifying activities involving logistical support operations AND experience integrating the actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to develop a comprehensive logistics plan AND experience monitoring such functions as program planning, resource and fiscal management, training, manpower management, and/or automated data processing to meet the logistics plan AND experience identifying delays or problems and developing corrective actions AND experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks, and complying with regulations, laws, or practices.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
  • Knowledge of a broad range of supply program relationships of significant depth in supply management.
  • Knowledge of specialized methods and techniques to analyze and evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of supply programs and operations.
  • Ability to apply knowledge developed from extensive experience in supply operations.
  • Ability to analyze independently and resolve difficult issues and problems, to include supply processes, work methods, supply data management and operational procedures.
  • Skill in managing the function of the work to be performed.
  • Skill which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.

Educational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for Experience:  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 equals 6 months specialized experience.

Must participate in Direct Deposit

A criminal history check will be completed on all selectees before hire date.  

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES:   Acceptance of technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be payable.  

WORKING CONDITIONS:  The work is primarily performed in an office setting involving risks and discomforts that require normal safety precautions. The employee uses safe work practices with office equipment. The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work is sedentary and usually accomplished while the employee is comfortably seated.  Some walking and standing may occur in the course of a normal workday in connection with attendance at meetings and conferences. Items carried typically are light such as briefcases, notebooks and reports. Lifting of moderately heavy objects is not normally required. No special physical effort is required to perform the work. 

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.


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. 

Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.


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Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. 

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the Indiana National Guard, please visit our website at Joint Forces Headquarters, Human Resources.


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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. 

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS 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:
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 1168093.   Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire
View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. 

Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or supporting documentation to the Indiana National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic 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. Other supporting documents:

  • Transcripts (only required if you are substituting education for experience)


Mary A. Elftman
Phone: (317)247-3299
Agency Information:
Indiana National Guard
Joint Forces Headquarters-Indiana
Human Resource Office
2002 South Holt Road
Indianapolis, IN


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible 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 (generally 4-6 weeks).  

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.
  3. After qualifications review, which will inform you if you have been referred to the selection official or not.
  4. Once a selection has been made. 

If at any time you have questions concerning this Job Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email.  You email should contain the following information:  14-T-Army-136, SUPERVISORY LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, and 1168093.  The email can be sent to MARY.A.ELFTMAN.CIV@MAIL.MIL.

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