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Job Title:MTANG, Transportation Assistant, GS-2102-07, D0899

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:MT14-037

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$39,179.00 to $50,932.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, July 31, 2014 to Thursday, August 14, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2102-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Great Falls, MT View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Status Candidates

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

BARGAINING UNIT 

POSITION TITLE:   MTANG, Transportation Assistant, GS-2102-07, D0899

LOCATION:   Great Falls, Montana

Selecting Official:  MSG Mikes

Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Bonus and PCS Funds not authorized.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment and grade in the Montana Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Montana Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Montana Air National Guard

GRADE AND PAY RETENTION IS AUTHORIZED

POSITION ADVERTISEDTEMPORARY WITH/POSSIBLE PERMANENT STATUS

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: AREA I APPLICANTS WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED  

Area I All dual status permanent excepted technicians in the Montana AIR National Guard.

AREA I EMPLOYEES- TEMPORARY PROMOTION/REASSIGNMENT/CHANGE TO LOWER GRADE-EMPLOYEE WILL BE RETURNED TO PERMANENT POSITION UPON TERMINATION OF TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT.

Military Grades: E1-E6 

Compatible Military Specialties 2T0XX, 2T1XX

COMPATIBLE REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be a member of the Montana Air National Guard and in a compatible military grade prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee must be assigned to a compatible military specialty (AFSC) prior to or within two years of placement.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be or be willing to become a member of the Montana AIR National Guard
  • Veterans Preference does NOT Apply as per 32 USC 709

DUTIES:

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  If applicants’ desire, a copy of the Position Description (PD) can be obtained from the HRO.  A brief statement of duties from PD No. D0899000.  The purpose is to assist in the operation of the Traffic Management program and provide assistance on all matters relating to commercial movement of equipment, supplies, and personnel for both peacetime and wartime.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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BASIC ELIGIBILITY FACTORS: Document prior experience, education, and training relating to the General and Specialized Experience requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY (KSAs) are no longer basic eligibility factors, but will be used as rating and ranking factors.

 

KSA’S FOR Transportation Assistant, GS-2102-07, D0899

1. Knowledge of transportation manuals, specifications and procedures.

2. Knowledge of hazardous cargo regulations and procedures.

3. Knowledge of various orders systems and making travel arrangements.

4. Skill in creating and maintaining records and reports.

5. Skill in the use of computers/ remote terminal devices.

6. Ability to operate material handling equipment. (MHE)

7. Ability to perform general clerical work. 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Must possess the experience, education, or training:

-Interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program;

-Experiences in using computer and automation systems.

 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Must possess 12 months experience, education, or training:

-Obtaining and interpreting information;

-Experience in organizing and developing clear concise written communication;

-Experiences in applying directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo, or freight. 

Compatibility Requirements:  ENL: 2T0XX, 2T1XX 

Social Security Number


Vacancy Identification Number

1148921
1. Title of Job

MTANG, Transportation Assistant, GS-2102-07, D0899
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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10. Lowest Grade


07

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties


001 Transportation Assistant

21. Geographic Availability


300530013 Great Falls, MT

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

GUARD MEMBERSHIP:

1. Are you currently a member of the Montana Air National Guard?  Please select the description below which best describes your status.  (Please select only one response)

A. I am currently a Permanent Federal Technician with the Montana Air National Guard.
B. I am not currently a member of the Montana Air National Guard, nor am I willing to join.

Respond to ALL questions below. For each question, choose the response that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. PLEASE NOTE YOUR RESUME WILL BE USED AS THE SOURCE DOCUMENT TO VERIFY YOUR ANSWERS.

COMPATIBLE REQUIREMENTS:

2. In accordance with Public Law 90-486 (Technician Act of 1968), employees must be assigned to or be able to attain a compatible military specialty (AFSC) within two years of placement. Are you currently assigned to or do you have the ability to obtain within two years of placement one of the following compatible military specialties:

ENL: 2T0XX, 2T1XX

A. I currently am assigned a compatible military specialty.
B. No, I am not currently assigned a compatible military specialty, but am able to obtain within two years of placement.
C. No, I am not currently assigned a compatible military specialty, nor will I be able to obtain within two years of placement.

MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENTS:

3. This position is has a minimum military grade of E1 and a maximum military grade of E6. Please indicate your current grade or the grade you are eligible to be reinstated into below:

A. E1-E4
B. E5-E6
C. I do not meet the military grade requirements.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

4. Do you possess experience, education, or training:

-Interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program; 

-Experienced in using computer and automation systems?

A. Yes.
B. No.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

5. Do you possess 12 months experience, education, or training:

-Obtaining and interpreting information;

-Experiences in organizing and developing clear and concise written communication;AND

-Experiences in applying directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo, or freight?

A. Yes.
B. No.

KNOWLEGDE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

Respond to ALL questions below. For each question, choose the response that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. PLEASE NOTE YOUR RESUME WILL BE USED AS THE SOURCE DOCUMENT TO VERIFY YOUR ANSWERS.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Knowledge of transportation manuals, specifications and procedures.

7. Knowledge of hazardous cargo regulations and procedures.

8. Knowledge of various orders systems and making travel arrangements.

9. Skill in creating and maintaining records and reports.

10. Skill in the use of computers/ remote terminal devices.

11. Ability to operate material handling equipment. (MHE)

12. Ability to perform general clerical work.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:

Provide Date of birth, DD MMM YYYY

13. Were you ever a federal civilian employee?

A. Yes
B. No

If yes, give highest grade and date of employment.

14. Have you ever been convicted of any felony, firearms or explosives violations after your 18th birthday?

A. Yes
B. No

If so, please explain the circumstances.

CERTIFICATION STATEMENT:

15. Please certify that you have accurately and truthfully represented your level of work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and/or education when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
B. I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for the position.


REQUIREMENTS

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment and grade in the Montana Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Montana Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Montana Air National Guard.

COMPATIBLE REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be a member of the Montana Air National Guard and in a compatible military grade prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee must be assigned to a compatible military specialty (MOS/AFSC) prior to or within two years of placement.

 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYISCIAL: Prior to full-time employment, selected individual must complete and pass a pre-placement physical examination.

 

DIRECT DEPOSIT PARTICIPATION: Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) program as a condition of employment.

 

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:  Selectee is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position.

MILITARY INCENTIVES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect bonus, educational assistance and/or military incentives. Please contact your Incentive Program Manager for further details.

RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT/RETENTION BONUS AND PCS FUNDS NOT AUTHORIZED FOR THIS POSITION.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete and to determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume, supporting documents, and qualifications questionnaire will be compared and evaluated against the basic qualifications for the position as stated in the General and Specialized Experience identified on this announcement IAW the NGB Qualification Standards and/or the OPM Qualification Standards as appropriate.

Evaluation is based on the information provided by the applicant to determine if the applicant possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. The applicant’s record of experience, training and/or education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position. Length of time is not of itself qualifying.

Please follow all instructions carefully and ensure the accuracy of your information.  Errors, omissions, or failure to provide complete information may result in you not receiving consideration for this position. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in non-selection, termination, or other disciplinary actions.


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. 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. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: THE MONTANA NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SELECTION FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILICATION, MARITAL STATUS, MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION, OR ANY OTHER NON-MERIT FACTOR.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS OFFICE DOES NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BY ELECTRONIC MAIL (E-MAIL), REGULAR MAIL, OR IN PERSON. PLEASE DO NOT FAX ANY DOCUMENTS TO THE MONTANA NATIONAL GUARD HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE.FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE PROCEDURES FOR APPLYING MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF CONSIDERATION FOR THE POSITION. IT IS THE APPLICANT’S RESPONSIBILITY TO VERIFY THAT INFORMATION ENTERED, UPLOADED, OR FAXED (I.E., RESUME, ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS, TRANSCRIPTS) IS RECEIVED AND IS ACCURATE.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide the following parts:

 

1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire

Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questinnaire:

You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed-and your resume is not attached-until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Sumbit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

You much complete the entire process by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time of the closing date--Thursday, August 14, 2014.

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

1. Go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number 1148921. 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 Save and Logout. When you want to return, go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

If you Submit more than one Qualifications 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 Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

If your resume is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button. Your resume will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this sesson, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

If your resume is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Resume Builder, click this link to being the process:  Online Questionnaire

Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, please 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 http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by phone at (703) 724-1850-after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX 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 without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet located at http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usacover.pdf -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that they are received right side up.

The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

     -     Current Resume

     -     A Complete and Submitted Qualifications Questionnaire

Your resume or any other written or electronic format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically through the Application Manager. Electronic submission is the quickest and easiest option. Please ensure that all submitted documents contain your full name, current mailing address (with zip code), day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).  

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, MUST BE RECEIVED BY 2400 EASTERN STANDARD TIME ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT, Thursday, August 14, 2014

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Robert A. Workman
Phone: (406)324-3123
Email: ROBERT.A.WORKMAN1.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Montana National Guard
Human Resource Office
PO Box 4789
Fort Harrison, MT
59636-4789
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you click the Submit My Answers button, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. PLEASE NOTE: Submitting your questionnaire response may not complete your application. It is important that you review the How to Apply section of the vacancy announcement to ensure you comply with the requirements for you application to be considered as complete. It is recommended to print the confirmation message page for your records. Referral to the selecting official will be IAW our agency Merit Promotion Plan and Area of Consideration.


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Job Announcement Number:

MT14-037

Control Number:

377058400