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    WYOMING ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Army National Guard in order to be considered for employment.

    Area 4: Job Opportunity Dual Status Technician - Merit Promotion: Only current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will receive consideration for this vacancy.

    Position Title: Plans and Operations Specialist
    Position Series/Grade: GS-0301-11
    Position Description #: D1246000
    Paragraph: 1422
    Line #: 715
    Location: Wyoming National Guard's Joint Operations Center, Cheyenne, WY

    Min: O1/2LT
    Max: O3/CPT

    This is not a commissioning opportunity.

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    This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters, Plans, Operations and Readiness Directorate - J3, Joint Operations Center (JOC). The purpose of this position is to serve as a Plans and Operations Specialist, develop plans and procedures, and coordinate preparations for state active duty and the operational employment of ARNG personnel and military resources.

    As a PLANS AND OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-0301-11, you will:

    (1) Serve as the State NG 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.

    (2) Be 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.

    (3) Be responsible for command and control crisis action training and certification program. Establish, execute, evaluate and maintain the training program effectiveness through inspections, exercises and testing.

    (4) Participate as an Operations Officer in the Joint Operations Center (JOC). Develop operational procedures to implement contingency and emergency plans. Coordinate with higher, adjacent, lower headquarters, Federal, state and local agencies as necessary, as well as other staff officers in the JOC to effectively accomplish emergency operations.

    (5) 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.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    Only current members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.

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