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Job Title:  Budget Officer
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  NCAF-14-021A

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$69,497.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to Friday, August 29, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Charlotte, NC View Map
Open to areas 1, 2 and 3
Not Applicable


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your State and your community!



NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Air National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Air National Guard.


WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE.  Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Air National Guard.


POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent)




MD #: 0084517834


**Commissioning Opportunity:  Start date of appointment would be contingent upon graduating from AMS.  Must be able to complete Academy of Military Science before 35th birthday (possibility of an age waiver, up to age 40).  Must be a college graduate with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school.    No record of conviction by a civilian court for offences involving larceny, robbery, wrongful appropriation, burglary or fraud.  Never received non-judicial punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) or convicted by military courts-martial for offenses involving acts of larceny, wrongful appropriation, robbery, burglary, or fraud as defined in UCMJ Articles 121, 122, 129 and 132. AFQT scores must meet minimum verbal score of 15 and minimum quantitative score of 10.  Submit current scores, but a new test may be required prior to being offered the position.


  • Not Required


  • No


  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: Officer (also offered as a commissioning opportunity)
  • Compatibility Requirement: AFSC: 65XX


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Operates the Resource Management System, a network of commanders, resource advisors, cost center managers, and technical advisors aligned to the Wing/GSU organizational structure towards the management of appropriated funds and workdays for the accomplishment of unit missions. Provides senior leadership and top management personnel resource managers with necessary guidance, information, knowledge, and training to accomplish mission goals and objectives. Designs materials for, briefs, and documents the quarterly Financial Management Meetings. Conducts and documents resource management training for all personnel responsible for the management and expenditure of appropriated funds and workdays. Interprets guidance issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Congress, the Department of Defense (DoD), the United States Air Forces and Joint Services, the National Guard Bureau (NGB), and NGB/FMA and issues supplementary authoritative budget guidance. Reviews, consolidates, approves, modifies, or disapproves budgetary data and reports submitted for consistency with goals, objectives for reasonableness, and accuracy. Examines various options or scenarios related to budgetary issues that may adversely affect the organization. Exercises technical authority and discretion in distributing appropriated funds and workdays, approving or disapproving expenditures/unfunded requirements submissions, and determining the required degree of funds control measures. Oversees budget formulation, validation, compilation, and submission, requiring the frequent contact with commanders, resource advisors, higher headquarters (ANG/FMA), and field counterparts. Issues the annual financial plan “call” ensuring timely notification, clear and concise instructions, and achievable “suspenses” for all required actions. Validates, edits, consolidates, and submits baseline information, programmatic changes, unfunded requirements, and external worksheets to ANG/FMA. Reviews initial funding and carries out apportionment to base organizations ensuring financial continuity between fiscal years. Issues “call” for annual spend plans to commanders and resource advisors, ensuring timely notifications, clear and concise instructions, and “suspenses” for all required actions. Reviews, validates, approves, and/or adjusts unit spend plans ensuring provision for “baseline” organizational expenses. Promptly reviews, validates, adjusts, and finalizes unit rephasing and reprogramming requests. Reviews, analyzes, and projects quarterly requirements for all programs and takes action as necessary to ensure the accuracy of allotments as defined on funding documents issued by ANG/FMA. Quarterly, reviews spend plans and allocates residual funding ensuring financial continuity between fiscal quarters. Ensures the summary fund targets in the accounting records match the annual and quarterly amounts on ANG/FMA funding documents as well as the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS). Reviews financial documents initiated by organizations  to verify appropriation data, and ensure expenses are compatible with unit apportionments prior to the funds certification. Compares actual obligations and expenditures against planned budgets and determines the reasons for deviations outside acceptable ranges. Reports unusual findings to the Comptroller and recommends actions to improve the overall operation of the budget function. Prepares written reports regarding findings and recommends required corrective actions.  Monitors the execution of the overall annual operating budget. Holds separate budget meetings with commanders and resource advisors, outside the FWG/FMB, to review budget execution for optimal use of resources. Performs other duties as assigned.

PD: D1678000


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Minimum Requirements:   Experience in administrative, professional, technical, or other responsible work that utilizes knowledge of management principles and practices.  Experience analyzing problems, drawing logical conclusions, and communicating effectively with others.  Experience using computer and automation systems.


Specialized Experience:  Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training involving complex knowledge and understanding of governing budgetary policies, precedent setting decisions, procedures and regulations.  Experience in identifying, analyzing and resolving budgetary problems.  Experience interpreting comptroller decisions and providing regulatory information.  Experience in briefing senior level management on budget related issues.  


Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'. 


1. Detailed knowledge of general budgeting principles, practices, precedents, systems, and techniques and the ability to interrelate funding, manpower requirements, and expense concepts to formulate and justify dissimilar civilian and military budgets considering multiple periods of execution in both single and multi-year appropriations.

2. Knowledge of the DoD, USAF, and Air National Guard financial planning processes.

3. Detailed knowledge of legislation, policies, and procedures, and regulations governing the use of appropriated funds to effectively oversee and manage all budget programs.

4. Knowledge of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) corporate process to develop skills for interpreting and briefing commanders, resource advisors, and other resource managers on how funds are received at base level. 

5. Knowledge of multiple dissimilar organizational missions to review, analyze, edit, and recommend approval or disapproval of proposed operating budgets, unfunded requirements requests, or requests for reprogramming and quarterly authorities.

6. Knowledge of financial management objectives of higher authorities to ensure policies comply with precedents and controls, and to provide guidance to management officials.

7. Knowledge of appropriation accountability, regulatory/statutory limitations, scope and latitude permitted by law and regulations, manpower accounting principles and procedures, management information systems and subsystems, and the relationship between the budget and accounting and reporting systems sufficient to report the status of resources, execute the operating budget, and provide authoritative advice regarding the legal use of funds to commanders, resource advisors, and other resource managers.


Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.   The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the Miscellaneous Administration and Program Positions.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. 

Military Assignment:  Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG).  Assignment to a compatible Officer position in the NCANG is mandatory.  (AFSC: 65XX)


Security Clearance:  Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (ANACI minimum).


Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  To validate your qualifications for this job, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.  If, after reviewing your résumé and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have misrepresented your qualifications and/or experience, your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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1. 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.


2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, August 29, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The 'Details' page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow youto review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the papaer application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1178783

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, August 29, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  • Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
  • Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
  • Fax all six pages of 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.


The following documents are REQUIRED for this job announcement:

  • Current Resume (list your duties/responsibilities related to the qualifying experience listed above)
  • Qualification Questionnaire (On-line or OPM Form 1203-FX)

The following documents are NOT required for this job announcement:

Transcripts (optional - required if using education to substitute for experience)

  • Military Resume (optional -explain actual duties performed with the MOS/AFSC, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous (optional - related certifications, licenses, etc.)

Demographics Data (optional - Applicants are requested to identify, in a separate attachment, their race, gender, and national origin.  Submission of this information is voluntary and will be used in support of the NCNG Equal Employment Opportunity Programs.)


Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.






Jackie Stabel
Phone: (704)391-4169
Agency Information:
4930 Minuteman Way
Charlotte, NC


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status.  If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. 


***Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.***

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