MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD
AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
This position is located at the 239th Combat Communications Squadron in Jefferson Barracks, MO United States 1 vacancy
Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D1557000 in FAC 38A100
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible assignment in the Missouri Air National Guard. 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. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Missouri Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Missouri Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-864-6264 (toll free).
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.
Maximum Military Grade MSgt (E-7)
Minimum Military Grade SSgt (E-5)
Enlisted AFSC 3D0X0, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X0, 3D1X1 or 3D1X2
Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).
IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.
Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
Monitors, maintains, and recommends optimum voice and data network systems configuration and architecture, to include administering and programming the system's messaging, broadcasting, automated attendants, load capacity, call restrictions, and classes of services. Performs all software upgrades and troubleshooting of the operating system and switch hardware using appropriate software solutions or diagnostic equipment. Applies diagnostic and network management equipment to test, configure, evaluate, and optimize all circuits and services. Develops detailed lists of equipment and capabilities to satisfy current requirements for the entire switched system or segments of the complete switched system. Designs, develops and conducts technical and operational tests and evaluations of a wide range of communications equipment and systems. Designs specific kinds of communications networks, according to operating requirements, planned traffic and the location of stations and users. Conducts site surveys for information systems equipment, verifying adequacy of network cable, power, and general condition. Assembles cables and connectors for military and/or commercial interface. Installs, configures and programs networking equipment to include routers, network encryption devices, switches, channel switch units (CSU), digital switch units (DSU) and multiplexers using military and commercial protocols such as integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Interchange Protocol (RIP), and Point to Point Protocol (PPP). Programs and uses remote management tools to administer and operate active networks. Evaluates and recommends commercial of-the-shelf software (COTS) solutions for all telecommunications requirements. Coordinates with outside agencies and customers to provide required services and technical solutions Develops and manages problem and trend analysis data of communications equipment and systems. Prepares, maintains and submits applicable maintenance records and reports. Administers the Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Program (MSEP) within the work center. Performs other duties as assigned.