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This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONICS EQUIPMENT REPAIR INSPECTOR, Position Description Number T5622000 and is part of the WY Combined Support Maintenance Shop, National Guard.
This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters-Wyoming Army National Guard, Logistics Directorate (J-4), Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS). The purpose of the position is to inspect the repair of electronics equipment to ensure that physical and operating characteristics are within acceptable standards and specifications.
Uses a wide variety of inspection techniques to inspect and as needed repair standard electronic and calibration systems such as radio communications receivers, and transmitters (single band, UHF and VHF), mobile subscriber equipment (MSE), electronic fire control systems, and powered support systems.
Conducts inspections, diagnoses nature and extent of equipment malfunction, and as required, performs required maintenance or calibration to restore to a serviceable condition various types of tactical computers, radio sets, and other combat support and combat maintenance support equipment.
Uses various types of test equipment such as systems tests sets, frequency meters, standing wave indicators, oscillators, AN/GRM-122s, Fluke 5720s, and other electronic testing devices and calibration standards to inspect, repair, and calibrate equipment and components.
Inspects equipment when received to determine repairs needed and parts required.
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required.
Must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
Employees are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
If selected, applicant must complete an "I-9, Employment Verification", "OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment", and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation
Veterans' Preference applies (if applicable) to this advertisement.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, if eligible. Subject to funding and approval.
PCS is not authorized in lieu of incentives.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
6. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG.
QualificationsSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook; for additional information refer to this FWS qualifications link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/
Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for all trade and labor occupations, you must meet any minimum experience or training requirements per OPM qualifications standards and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The DETAILED description of your work experience in your personal resume must clearly demonstrate that you have gained and currently possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position and grade being filled. When qualifying based on education and/or training, all transcripts and/or certifications must be submitted at the time of application.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Must possess a valid state's driver's license.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: None
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx)
The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 15 February 2018, is available at:
Physical Effort: Work assignments require employees to frequently lift and carry, unassisted, items weighing up to 40 pounds. Sometimes required to lift and carry items weighing more than 40 pounds with the help of material handling equipment or with assistance from other workers. The work requires frequent standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, stooping, and working in inverted positions. Climbing and working in high places may be required. Some work may require the aid of magnifying lenses, eye loops, and microscopes to accomplish repairs on miniature components.
Working Conditions: Work is performed both inside and outside. When inside, incumbent is frequently exposed to drafts, heat, changing temperatures, and noise. When outside, may sometimes work in adverse weather, in mud or snow, and in wet or icy areas. Both inside and outside, the incumbent is frequently exposed to irritation or discomfort from dust, heat, fumes, and hard damp floors or ground. Typically works on components and systems, which are dirty, oily, or greasy. Incumbent is frequently exposed to the possibility of receiving cuts, burns or bruises, electrical shock and sprains while repairing, positioning, moving equipment. Is often exposed to the possibility of receiving burns and skin irritations from acid, fluids, solder, and lubricants. May use safety equipment for extended periods such as protective ear devices, eye protection, hard hats, hard-toe shoes, respirators, and protective clothing.
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line via www.USAJOBS.gov. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Ability to perform the work of the position without more than normal supervision.
- Ability to Inspect
- Ability to Provide Production Support Services
- Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
- Use of Test Equipment: Electronics
- Theory of Electronics
- Trouble-shooting (Electronic Equipment)
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume which includes:
* Your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers where you can be reached
* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy.
* Show actual begin and end dates (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar - 2017) format and hours worked per week for all work experience submitted.
* List all pertinent civilian and military experiences.
* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.
2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire: Your resume must describe the quality of work in regards to responses to the occupational self-assessment questionnaire as they generate your numerical rating.
2. Other supporting documents:
1. SF-50: Current or former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action reflecting the highest grade held on a permanent basis, tenure and appointment type.
3. Veterans Documentation: (See below)
*** If claiming Veterans' Preference
Provide supporting documentation for all Veterans' Preference claims e.g. DD 214, SF-15, VA Disability Ratings, etc. (if applicable)
If claiming 10 point preference, submit a Standard Form (SF-15) "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference." (http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf)
Applicant MUST submit appropriate documentation. Failure to do so WILL result in loss of veteran's preference.
Legible copy of DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. The certification should also include when terminal leave begins and ends, rank, and dates of active duty service.
You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA Call Center or online.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, agency will require veteran to provide a copy of the DD-214.
a. CPS - 10-Point 30 Percent Compensable Disability Preference based on a service-connected disability of 30% or more;
b. CP - 10-Point Compensable Disability Preference based on a service-connected disability of 10% or more, but less than 30%;
c. XP - 10-Point Disability Preference; granted to recipients of the Purple Heart, persons with a non-compensable service-connected disability (less than 10%);
d. XP - 10-Point Derived Preference; granted to widow/widower or mother of a deceased veteran, or spouse or mother of a disabled veteran;
e. TP - 5-point preference.
f. SSP - 0-point Preference
To receive preference, veteran must have been discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces under honorable conditions (i.e., with an honorable or general discharge). As defined in 5 USC 2101(2), "Armed Forces" means Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Veteran must also be eligible under one of the preference categories below.
Military retirees at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not eligible for preference in appointment unless they are disabled veterans. (This does not apply to Reservists who will not begin drawing military retired pay until age 60.)
For non-disabled users, active duty for training by National Guard or Reserve soldiers does not qualify as "active duty" for preference.
For disabled veterans, active duty includes training service in the Reserves or National Guard, per the Merit Systems Protection Board decision in Hesse v. Department of the Army, 104 M.S.P.R.647 (2007).
Per 5 USC 2108, "war" means only those armed conflicts declared by Congress as war and includes World War II, which covers the period from December 7, 1941, to April 28, 1952.
Additional Resource: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10597608
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
Agency contact information
AddressWY Combined Support Maintenance Shop
PO Box 399
Guernsey, WY 82214
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Legal and regulatory guidance
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545512500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.