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Job Title:LEAD TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T14-412A

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 to Monday, August 25, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0391-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Syracuse, 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:

 T14-412A,  LEAD TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, D1834000, GS-0391-12

 

LOCATION:

274 ASOS, SYRACUSE, NY 13211

 

DAFSC:

1C4X1

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     23 JUL 2014  CLOSES:  25 AUG 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 at an ANG Aviation Wing, Air Support Operations Group (ASOG) Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP).  

 

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  ONBASE ONBOARD

STATEWIDE:  ALL MILITARY TECHNICIANS LOCATED AT THE 174TH.

ENLISTED ONLY

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must already be a permanent military technician from the 174th ATKW.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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This position is located in an ANG Aviation Wing, Air Support Operations Group (ASOG) Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP).  The primary purpose of this position is, as a regular and recurring part of the incumbent's assignment and at least 25% of the duty time, to lead a team of other employees in the performance of Telecommunications Specialist, GS-0391-11.  This team is responsible for the qualification and certification of all technicians and militarily assigned Joint Terminal Attack Controllers serving in the unit. The incumbent also performs the same work as that led.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this LEAD TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALISTLEAD TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, 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.

 

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 

A maximum of 12 months of required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.  The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of the position.

 

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.  Knowledge of the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision andvalues; support operations readiness, Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC)qualifications and currency, equipment and network operations with JointForces.    

2.  Ability to articulate andcommunicate operations and program assignments, projects, problems to besolved, actionable events, and issues under review to a team.

 

3.  Ability to coach and implement best practices andoperation procedures. 

4.  Ability to lead the team in identifying, distributing, and balancingworkloads and tasks among team members in accordance with operationrequirements and at the direction of the supervisor.

 

5.  Abilityto train or arrange for the training of team members in methods and techniquesof JTAC and equipment operations as well as working in teams to accomplishtasks or projects related to successful completion of mission readiness goalsand objectives. 

 

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:  

1C4X1



YOU MUST ALREADY BE A PERMANENT MILITARY TECHNICIAN FROM THE 174TH ATKW.

 

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)

      ·         OF 306 (can be retrieved from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf <http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf> )

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, August 25, 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. OF 306 (can be retrieved from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf <http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf> )

3.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)

4.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable. 

5.  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)

6.  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:

Sanning Pingitore
Phone: (518)786-4728
Email: SANNING.M.PINGITORE.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:  T14-412A, LEAD TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, 1172263. 

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


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Job Announcement Number:

T14-412A

Control Number:

376134500