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Job Title:Quality Assurance Analyst (AMENDED)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:MDNG #15-007A

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$63,091.00 to $82,019.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, November 20, 2014 to Friday, December 19, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0501-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Agency Employees Only

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Middle River, MD View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current members of the MDANG

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Maryland National Guard has a proud 370 year-old tradition of serving the nation and the state during times of war and natural disasters. Since 9/11 we have deployed more than 4,600 soldiers and airmen to more than 30 countries in support of the Global War on Terror. Our organization consists of more than 7,000 dedicated citizen-soldiers and airmen committed to a common goal of serving the community.

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Dual status excepted service National Guard Technician position
  • Type of employment: Enlisted or Officer (AMENDED)
  • AFSC: 6F0X1
  • Wear of the military uniform is a condition of employment

DUTIES:

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Provides administrative oversight of the Quality Assurance (QA) Program. Independently conducts various reviews to assess organizational performance. Focal point for fraud prevention. Based on general supervisory guidance, reviews and coordinates, with management and affected supervisors, new or modified applications affecting automated systems. Gathers data, tracks discrepancies, prepares trend charts, and facilitates discussions with personnel at financial or QA meetings. Cross-feeds various reports and bulletins, on a routine basis, through various electronic communications such as, emails and websites throughout the Wing financial management community. Facilitates monthly QA meetings and prepares minutes. Based on study results, determines need for refresher and supplementary training. Preforms other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Minimum Requirements: Experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, financial or other responsible work requiring analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Experience using computer and automation systems.

 

Specialized Experience: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training which includes a comprehensive knowledge of planning, programming, budgeting, and executing regulations, guidelines, and processes. Experience in applying analytical reasoning in the identification, analysis, and evaluation of budgetary problems and developing alternative solutions.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.

 

Applicants who are substituting education for specialized experience (totally or partially) must submit either an official transcript or a statement from the registrar, dean, or other appropriate official of the OPM approved educational institution (military schools & most technical schools included).

Other Requirements: A pre-employment physical or medical screening may be required for placement to this position Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT) program as a condition of employment.

 

Security Clearence Requirement: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position Failure to complete prescribed courses for new personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination.

 

Note: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowance is not authorized for this position based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

 

Enlisted Cash Bonus: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

 

Main New Employee OPM Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

 

Flexible Spending Accounts - For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

 

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

 

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

 

Life Insurance - for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

 

Long Term Care Insurance - For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/ Retirement Program

 

Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

 

FEDVIP - Technician dental and vision insurance plans are explained and enrollment is available here: https://www.benefeds.com/Portal/FwdLogin.do

 

TSP - The Thrift Savings Program website contains bulletins and enrollment information: www.tsp.gov

 

ABC-C - The Army Benefits Center-Civilian is where all technicians go to be informed about and manage their benefits. Within ABC-C is the EBIS system where enrollment occurs: https://www.abc.army.mil/



OTHER INFORMATION:

You can view other MDNG vacancies at http://www.md.ngb.army.mil/XHTML/Home/Jobs/TechJobs.html . To read guidance on applying for federal positions go to the bottom of the table and view the various links. Read very carefully regarding the processes you will be expected to complete in order to have a successful submission of your application/resume



HOW TO APPLY:

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Select the Apply Online (blue link on the top right of the announcement within USA Jobs) and follow the instructions to apply for this vacancy.

 

1. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this announcement (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ).

 

2. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire (submitted via www.usajobs.gov ).

 

3. Your transcript (may be unofficial at the time of application; but an official copy may be requested at later date if needed) (submitted/uploaded via www.usajobs.gov ) .

 

ALL applications and supporting documents MUST be submitted through www.usajobs.gov electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date. Mailed, e-mailed, hand-delivered, and faxed applications will NOT be accepted.  You may consult with the Human Resources Office during our regular hours for assistance with applying online.

 

Your resume MUST contain your full name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, date of birth, rank (if applicable), and at least the last four digits of your social security number. ALL applications MUST be submitted through http://www.usajobs.gov/ electronically and must be submitted prior to midnight of the closing date. Mailed, e-mailed,hand-delivered, and faxed applications will not be accepted.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process.  Ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

COREY R. HILL
Phone: (410)576-6108
Email: COREY.R.HILL.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Maryland National Guard HRO
MDNG JFHQ HRO
29th Division Street
Baltimore, MD
21201
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgment email that your submission was successful. After the announcement closes, a review of your complete application is made and, if found qualified, you will be referred to the hiring official for an interview per the mdNG merit placement plan.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.  After all interviews are conducted applicants will receive notification that they were or were not selected. 

 

OSHA Physical (for specified occupation series): Selectee(s) will be required to satisfactorily complete an OSHA physical examination prior to being assigned to some positions. Upon notification of selection, contact information will be forwarded to the selectee(s) requiring an OSHA physical because of the occupation series involved. Selectee’ will be notified of a Start date upon successful completion of the OSHA physical.

 

Selected Reserve Incentive Programs: Acceptance of a Permanent or Indefinite Excepted Service Position will cause termination from Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SLRP) Military Bonus. Please contact the Education office regarding details that may affect your SRIP incentives (ARMY: NGR 600-7, AIR: ANGI 36-2607)

 

When this announcement closes, each application will be evaluated. The Human Resources Office (HRO) will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced. If there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you may be found qualified at one of those grades according to the experience you have listed (see first page under "SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE"). If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and will be forwarded to the selecting supervisor, up to ten qualified applicants. If found not qualified, you will receive a letter indicating that you were "not qualified" and the reason(s) why. You, the applicant, are responsible for the completion and turn-in of your application, all contents, and attachments. Incomplete applications will be considered “Not Qualified” because of lack of information. The HRO is not responsible to inform you that your application is incomplete. When the qualification records are completed for the selecting supervisor, the decision is final

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Job Announcement Number:

MDNG #15-007A

Control Number:

387213800