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Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:ORAR14-254 465946

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$47,923.00 to $62,297.00 / Per Year


Friday, August 15, 2014 to Monday, September 15, 2014




Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Warrenton, OR View Map


Open to all qualified applicants in the 1st and 2nd Areas of Consideration.







For more information on the Oregon National Guard please visit:

Oregon Military Department

Competence, Confidence, Courage, Commitment (CCCC)

Oregon National Guard will provide the citizens of the State of Oregon and the United States with the ready force of citizen soldiers and airman, equipped and trained to respond to any contingency natural or manmade.



Warrenton, OR United States 1 vacancy

Appointment Type: Excepted Service Permanent
Official Position Description #: D1134

Series/Grade: GS-0301-09/09
Salary Range: $47,923.00- $62,297.00

*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*Candidates must have a valid state driver's license*

*PCS is not Authorized* 

MEMBERSHIP IN THE NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Oregon National Guard as a condition of employment. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Unit of military assignment is any supporting unit of JFHQ. Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position with the Oregon National Guard will cause termination from any Guard Recruitment Bonus or Guard paid student loan. A law enforcement background check may be required prior to appointment to this position. By submitting a resume or application for this position, you authorize this agency to accomplish the check. This is a dual-status position and membership in the Oregon National Guard is required. By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

1st Area: Current permanent full time support personnel of the Oregon Army National Guard (ARNG)
2nd Area: All members of the Oregon Army National Guard (ARNG)

Application materials must be received in our office by Monday, September 15, 2014. Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the qualification requirements, and How To Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying.


  • Occasional Travel
  • For job training and organization mission requirements.


  • No


  • Must maintain membership in the ORARNG as a condition of employment.
  • You must be assigned to a compatible unit and military duty position.
  • Announcement open to Enlisted members only.
  • ENL: MOS Immaterial


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This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters—State, Operations Directorate (J-3), Army National Guard (ARNG) Training Center, Range Operations. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Range Operations Specialist with responsibility for coordinating range management programs involving live fire training activities, range safety, range maintenance, and range communications and operations. Oversees and ensures the continued operation of the Range Control Operations and Communications Center. Assumes the duties of the Range Control Officer in the absence of the incumbent.


(1) Oversees range activities as directed by the Range Control Manager. These activities include coordination of the range maintenance program in order to ensure fully operational ranges. Oversees the scheduling of ranges via the automated Range Facility Maintenance Support System (RFMSS). Ensures that ranges scheduled via the RFMSS do not conflict with the operation of other ranges or scheduled maintenance activities. Ensures all range operations are conducted to Department of the Army (DA) standards established by applicable DA weapon systems field manuals and technical manuals.
(2) Applies and enforces the Installation Range Safety Program. Prepares and staffs installation range safety publications. Develops personnel duty schedules to ensure organizational personnel observe live training events on the installation range complex. Serves as the officer in charge during extended periods of operations in direct oversight of the Range Control Communications and Operations Center. Ensures all range activities are conducted in accordance with installation safety guidelines and standard operating procedures.
(3) Ensures that adequate numbers of fully trained personnel are scheduled to support range operations and the communications center. Ensures that radio communications are conducted to military standards and re-trains personnel prior to their operation of the range communications system. Oversees the range control operations and communications center to insure no safety parameters, including violation of roadblock or barriers systems, occur.
(4) Conducts and prepares installation capability briefings and tours as directed by the Range Control Officer. Interfaces directly with military, civilian and law enforcement agencies desiring to use the installation range complex. Constructs range surface danger zone diagrams to standard for approval of the Range Control Officer. Assists other range control personnel in the verification of correct surface danger zone diagrams in support of new ranges or new range construction. Represents the function at meetings and briefings as directed. Serves on additional installation working groups and committees as directed.
(5) Oversees the work effort of employees who are involved in supporting the maintenance, operations, and communications center.
(6) Assumes the duties of the Range Control Manager in the absence of the incumbent.
(7) Performs other duties as assigned.



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Work involves supervising or performing work requiring knowledge of (a) the basic processes of administration, (b) the principles and standard practices of management, and (c) the techniques of organization, direction, coordination, and control. Experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.


Applicants applying at the GS-09 level must have 24 months of general and specialized experience, education or training in any position that required compiling reports, letters, memoranda, etc., and required person-to-person contacts to convey information. Applicants must have experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of administrative procedures and practices of management. Experience developing administrative procedures.

Education Requirements:

None to list for this position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

None to list for this position.


---If any supplemental documentation for education or certifications are required it will be listed here.

---If the position requires a driver's license, applicant will be expected to obtain and maintain a satisfactory State of Oregon Driver's License. Driver's licenses from other states will be accepted pending they are recognized by the State of Oregon DMV and adhere to National Guard Technician Personnel Regulations.

--If position requires security clearance. Individuals must currently possess or obtain and maintain a satisfactory Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance in accordance with position requirements.

--Applicants are subject to Police Record Check. Applicants can pre-emptively fill out the PDF form below at the link.

Please fill out only sections 2 through 9. Applicant must sign block 11. Once complete please upload along with application packet.



Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary 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 rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire, resume, and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume' and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and 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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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees! The following Web address provides a reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. Some of these are but not limited to: Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Retirement Program.


For Any Questions or Concerns in regards to this announcement, please contact the following personnel at the Oregon Military Department:

SSG Velasquez, Pedro
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Number: (503)584-3926; DSN: 355-3926
Business E-Mail:

SSG Chitwood, Edward D.
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Contact: (503)584-3841; DSN: 355-3841
Business E-Mail:


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

1. You must complete the assessment questionnaire.

2. Submit all required documents specified in the required documents section.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 15, 2014 to receive consideration.

-- To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
-- Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
-- It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is 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.

If you are unable to complete the application process online, you can contact one or both of the point of contacts listed below . The secondary application process is subject to adequate time and mailing. It must be completed and received in our office by the closing date of the announcement Monday, September 15, 2014.



Failure to provide complete information, may result in an applicant not receiving consideration for this position. The following:

  • Current Resume and supporting documents.Offline applicant circumstances are different and must contact HR Specialist listed below for detailed instructions.
  • Description of General and Specialized Experience gained through your current or prior work history listed in your resume
  • All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

    Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
       ·Cover Letter
       ·Other (Police Records Check Form DD-369)

  • Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:
    You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

    NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper 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 1164929
    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 Monday, September 15, 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:
    1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
    2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
    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.


    Edward D. Chitwood
    Phone: (503)584-3841
    TDD: 503-584-3841
    Agency Information:
    Oregon National Guard
    PO Box 14350
    ATTN Staffing
    Salem, OR


    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

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