Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) SUPV IT SPEC (POLICY AND PLANNING) in Elmendorf AFB, Alaska

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THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a SUPV IT SPEC (POLICY AND PLANNING), Position Description Number D2170P01and is part of the Alaska Air 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 REQUIREMENT:This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Air National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907)264-5300.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2 DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, AK AGR and Traditional members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard. Area 2 - All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Army or Air National Guard. PDCN:D2170P01 Selecting Supervisor: Marvin Ee

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Responsibilities

Manages, plans, organizes, controls, and directs the communications activities for the Wing and Base to ensure mission accomplishment and optimum use of resources. Sets policy, directs and monitors support and related programs including planning and programming, funds distribution and management, economic analysis assistance, budget administration, material management, and related activities. Establishes, advises, and consults on production and quality requirements, mission objectives, equipment requirements and other logistics needs, to ensure requirements satisfy the respective mission sets and obligations. Plans and institutes communications fiscal policies to implement federal law, higher level directives, and to provide optimum support to subordinate organizations. Maintains required information assurance certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, Clinger Cohen Act of 1996, in order to ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all information technology services. Responsible for unit level oversight of programs used to monitor and eliminate fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement. Supports audit programs within the Communications unit. Serves as a functional area technical expert to the Financial Management Board (FMB). Responsible for the development, management, and execution of financial management plans as they relate to communications systems. Analyzes, evaluates, validates, and recommends approval and disapproval of requested or proposed system requirements and develops documentation used in the processing and validation of such requirements. Coordinates communications activities and projects with other concerned agencies and organizations. Determines goals and objectives for the organization. Exercises supervisory responsibility and authority including granting leave, appraising performance, establishing performance standards, recommending promotions, and initiating disciplinary actions as needed. Gives advice, counsel, and instructions to supervisors and subordinate incumbents on both general policy and administrative matters. Provides guidance and direction to unit members through a variety of methods in support of several functions, to include maintenance, logistics plans, supply, multimedia, quality control, production control, ground radio, telecommunications, software applications, technical services, networks, computer programs, and computer systems operations. Consults with subordinate supervisors and training specialists on training needs. Develops strategies for the hiring, training, and professional development of Wing communications personnel. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Evaluates subordinate supervisors and reviews evaluations made by subordinate supervisors on other incumbents. Recommends selections for subordinate positions. Hears and resolves grievances and serious incumbent complaints not resolved at a lower level. Reviews serious disciplinary cases and disciplinary problems involving subordinates incumbents and determines required action. Supports equal employment opportunity and labor-management relations programs. Ensures efficient position management is practiced and that position descriptions of subordinates are accurate. Coordinates with support organizations to assure an integrated approach to solution of problems. Assesses the impact of changes in the local area network and coordinates with operations to ensure these changes do not exceed maintenance or unit capabilities. Ensures unit Quality Assurance and Standardization and Evaluation programs are effectively managed. Develops new procedures to solve unprecedented technical problems. Ensures formulation of comprehensive training plans for each function and specialty within the C4 and logistics activity. Develops CONUS and overseas deployment plans to meet unit's mission goals, inspection schedules, and deployment requirements. Identifies the need for facility and equipment modernization, improvements and replacements. Coordinates planning activities and resources with other units and higher headquarters. Manages the development of unit training goals and long range training plans. Assures that training sustains work force qualifications and capabilities. Oversees the unit mobility program. Provides guidance to the Communications Plans and Resources function regarding oversight of the unit's agreements program. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Training, TDY's, etc...

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

13

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2210 Information Technology Management

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Conditions of Employment
  • Alaska Army or Air National Guard membership is required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
  • Bargaining Unit: Non- Bargaining
  • APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Officer in the Alaska Air National Guard.
  • MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Air National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in the following AFSCs/Series: 17DX
  • MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade requirement is Captain (Cpt/O3) and the maximum military grade is Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col/O5).
Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE is experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCEis experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

GS-13 - Must have at least 36 monthsexperience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.

Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.

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Additional information

- If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal. - The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act. Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position. - If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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. - Cost of Living Allowance (COLA):Entitled to 3.74% COLA in addition to base salary, subject to change. - Direct Deposit Program:If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account). - Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you should always check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) to verify how accepting this position will affect your entitlement prior to considering an offer of employment.

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.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other supporting documents. 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 eligibility and rating.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Decision Making, Information Technology Policy and Planning, and Technical Documentation Development

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Secret

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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
  2. Questionnaire.
  3. Any additional documentation you wish to submit for consideration.

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, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:

Job Information:

  • Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.

Personal Information:

  • Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).

  • Country of Citizenship.

  • If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.

Education:

  • High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.

  • Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.

  • Major field(s) of study.

  • Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.

Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions):

  • Job title.

  • Duties and accomplishments.

  • Number of hours per week.

  • Employer's name and address.

  • Supervisor's name and phone number.

  • Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.

  • Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).

  • Salary.

Other Qualifications:

  • Job-related training courses (title and year).

  • Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)

  • Job related certificates and licenses.

  • Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.)

Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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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.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

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 documentsto 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/.

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Agency contact information
Loida Torres Roman
Phone

9074286442

Email

loida.m.torresroman.mil@mail.mil

Address

Alaska Air National Guard P.O Box 5800 JBER, AK US

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Next steps

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. Referral to the hiring official will be IAW our agency Merit Promotion Plan and current Labor agreement. Qualified applicants may be further evaluated by a ranking panel. Referred candidates will be further evaluated and interviewed by a selection panel.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process 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.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/495516200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 03/30/2018 to 04/30/2018

Salary: $96,819 to $125,865 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 13

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent