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    This National Guard position is for a PLANS AND OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1246000 in FAC 38A000 and is part of the MO HQ Missouri Air National Guard.

    WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Air National Guard.

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.

    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.

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    Serves as the State National Guard focal point for Crisis Action Planning and the Officer in Charge of the Joint Operations Center (JOC) that remains operational 24 hours/7 days a week. Is responsible for the development of operational procedures that effectively and efficiently execute Civil-Military taskings from the National Command Authority, Governor or National Guard Senior Leader directed responses to Natural Disasters, Support for Civil Disturbance (MACDIS), Homeland Defense/Security, WMD response, Antiterrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP), the Critical Infrastructure Protection Program (CIPP), National Security Special Events (NSSE), and Continuation of Governmental Operations and Public Services, from the JOC. Responsible to establish and validate procedures, practices and tasks that provide command staffs located in the JOC, designated geographically separated Quick Reaction Force Platforms and the ANG Survival Recovery Center effective situational awareness and continuous command and control over tasked organizations and members. Responsible to plan for and physically establish a Joint Operations Center within the Joint Force Headquarters complex and Quick Reaction Force Platform Control Centers at designated locations across the state. Responsible for command and control crisis action training and certification program. Establishes, executes, evaluates and maintains the training program effectiveness through inspections, exercises and testing. Establishes and maintains training and certification documentation process for crisis action team members and controllers. Ensures newly assigned members and controllers receive orientation. Participates as an Operations Officer in the Joint Operations Center (JOC). Develops operational procedures to implement contingency and emergency plans. Responsible for the administrative over-site of the command and control network to include defining required system capabilities, e.g. communications and collaborating with J6 administrators to identify specific equipment to meet mission needs; budgeting for and the purchase of crisis action infrastructure; and identifying and securing resourcing for full-time staffing for effective 24/7 continuous operations, as well as system readiness needs. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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