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    This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY IT SPECIALIST (POLICY AND PLANNING), Position Description Number D1564P01and is part of the FL 125th FW, National Guard.

    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 states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

    This position is located at 290th JCSS, Tampa, FL


    AREA OF CONSIDERATION: This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is open to Category 1: All permanent/indefinite military technicians in the Florida National Guard; Category 2: All current military members of the Florida National Guard; and Category 3: All individuals who qualify for membership in the Florida National Guard.

    INTRODUCTION: This position is located in an Air National Guard Combat Communications Squadron that provides tactical communications support to deployed military units. It ensures that the squadron meets all wartime combat readiness standards, and provides guidance and direction to the squadron through planning, coordinating, and directing a variety of functions including information management, telecommunications networks, help desks, communication networks (voice and data), plans and programs, local computer program development, computer systems operations, radio and computer maintenance, logistics plans, supply, quality assurance, human resources development and management, and maintenance control.

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    As a SUPERVISORY IT SPECIALIST (POLICY AND PLANNING), GS-2210-13, you will determine unit goals that are the foundation for long and short range planning and execution of all unit programs. Oversee the accomplishment of the mission training program. Ensure the availability of mission capable tactical communications-electronics UTCs to meet training and US Air Force contingency requirements. Direct the formulation, presentation, justification and execution of an allocated multimillion-dollar budget involving both federal and state funds. Initiate the development and implementation of a variety of federal, state and local programs to ensure mission effectiveness. Direct and supervise staff functions affecting very complex telecommunications systems. Maintain liaison with national, state, and local governmental agencies. Coordinate training requirements and plans. Negotiate and approve host/tenant agreements, memoranda of understanding, joint use and inter-service agreements, leases, and licenses with military and civil agencies. Ensure proper and adequate security and safeguarding of property, tactical telecommunications-electronics equipment, weapons and ammunition, resources, and people. Ensure personnel are trained and exercised in wartime skills. Ensure implementation of a functional station information systems plan to provide for equipment data security, communications, data processing, and computer services. Ensure all applicable environmental laws and rules are complied with. Coordinate with appropriate agencies for required permits. Coordinate Environmental Compliance Assessment (ECAMP) visits with NGB.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - As Required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Non-Citizens

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