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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1520P00and is part of the ID 124 Operations Group, Idaho Air National Guard.

    THIS IS CONCURRENT WITH AGR ANNOUNCEMENT 18-29

    THIS POSITION IS INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

    OB BOARD TECHNICIANS ASSIGNED IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD WILL KEEP CURRENT TENURE

    CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD OR THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP


    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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    Responsibilities

    As a SUPPORT SERVICES SPECIALIST, GS-0342-9, you will:

    Be located in the Readiness and Support (RS) directorate of an Air Operations Group (AOG). The primary purpose of the position is to provide Information Management (IM) support to the Group. Incumbent coordinates with State HQ, National Guard Bureau (NGB), overseas Major Commands (MAJCOMs), and out-of-country organizations. Incumbent provides leadership and oversight to the unit orderly room function. The incumbent plans and provides war-skills and master-task training to all Unit information management and personnel specialists. Incumbent requires increased levels of quality and
    information management skills in order to accomplish mission objectives and work in close association with all sections of the RS Directorate and other directorates, the host data processing organization, State Headquarters, lead and gaining MAJCOMs, and forward assigned location.

    Serves as the Group Orderly Room Manager, functioning as senior advisor to the Director of Readiness and Support for all orderly room and information management unit support functions. Initiates workday reports and manages orders publications procedures. This includes preparing, tracking, publishing, and distributing civilian and military travel orders, annual training orders, special training orders, and other orders to include special authorizations. Directs and provides administrative training in Air National Guard automated order systems for all Unit Orders Clerks. Reconciles orders publication with the workday
    accounting program. Maintains orders files for all unit personnel. Advises the Unit Resource Advisor on the status of workday account balances. Provides technical guidance to all personnel on matters pertaining to the various administrative requirements associated with orders production. Incumbent ensures that unit-wide disposition of records (including such records as state and federal activation, travel, promotion, awards and decorations, and Military Personnel Authorization [MPA] orders) is in accordance with USAF and ANG regulations. Manages transmission of record groups to staging facilities and
    ultimately to permanent storage facilities at the National Personnel Records Center. Establishes overall orders publication procedures and ensures orders clerks receive initial, advanced, and update technical training for all types of orders handled by the organization. Schedules workday report reviews and manages the coordination between orders publications clerks, host base travel and military entitlement offices, the primary resource advisor, and appointed workday control officers to minimize overdue commitments and obligations.

    Formulates, develops, and directs the implementation of IM policies and procedures. Recognizes need, initiates action, directs or personally formulates new administrative policies and procedures, and recommends changes designed to improve administrative efforts or services. Analyzes AF, NGB, ANG Instructions, memoranda and directives pertaining to correspondence and mail management, preparation of correspondence and messages, and other administrative services and determines their effect upon the AOG. Develops and establishes procedures to implement these changes. Provides technical
    guidance to the AOG on matters pertaining to the various elements of the IM function. Conducts research on difficult information management issues within the unit, provides technical and specialized data, background material and references; recommends solutions and courses of action to be followed.

    Incumbent is responsible for the accuracy and content of the individual computerized personnel records system for all assigned Air Operations Group personnel. Utilizes the computerized personnel records systems to track individual personnel issues or status and to generate such specialized reports as strength data and Weight and Body Fat Management Program (WBFMP) reports. Ensures the latest Operations Tempo (OPSTEMPO) guidance is updated and accurately used through the automated personnel information systems. Confers with the Wing Military Personnel Flight to research and resolve procedural discrepancies and upgrade specialty knowledge within the IM section.

    Plans, organizes, and implements electronic media systems and computer systems throughout the unit. This includes electronic records management, electronic publications distribution on the Local Area Network (LAN), automated maintenance of the base and functional libraries (on computer disks), use and application of computer generated graphics, desktop publication, etc. Works with Base Network Control Center (BNCC) Manager installing/deleting user software. Provides software application assistance for commonly-used office automation and telecommunications applications.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD OR THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489276800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.