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    This National Guard position is for a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (POLICY AND PLANNING), Position Description Number D1580000and is part of the VA G6, 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.


    GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel not to exceed E9/SGM, currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.

    GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel not to exceed E9/SGM, regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

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    As a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (POLICY AND PLANNING), GS-2210-12, you will plan, organize, and direct the activities of the organization, ensuring that the advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs. Develop goals and objectives that integrate division/branch and overall C4 program objectives. Research, interpret, analyze and apply applicable C4 guidelines, policies and objectives. Establish policies and procedures for accomplishment of the organization's C4 mission. Plan and schedule work in a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution. Coordinate plans and schedules with other organization managers and customers as appropriate. Identify need for changes in priorities and take action to implement such changes. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules. Assign work to subordinate employees based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs. Balance workload and provide advice, guidance, and direction on a wide range of technical and administrative issues. Structure assignments to create effective and economical positions. Coordinate with other information management organizational managers and customers as appropriate. Review organization mission, functions, and manning. Identify requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives. Provide advice to supervisor on significant issues and problems related to work accomplishment. Establish metrics and analysis systems to ensure actions are timely and reviewed at critical points. Accept, amend, or reject work presented by subordinates. Perform self-inspection and present a detailed and comprehensive report with any corrective action taken to supervisor. Follow-up to ensure complete and quality resolution of discrepancies. Assess and revise policies and procedures as needed to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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