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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Air Force
Current members of the Rhode Island Air National Guard (RIANG), and those military service members willing and eligible to transfer into the organization, O-5 or O-4 promotable. Indefinite Full Time
Rhode Island National Guard
The Rhode Island National Guard traces its history from the first colonial defensive force established in the town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1638. Today, the Rhode Island National Guard consists of dedicated men and women, prepared to serve our State and Nation in a variety of military specialties.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Rhode Island Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not current members of the Rhode Island Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Rhode Island Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
Persons appointed with indefinite status may be separated when their services are no longer needed. If a permanent status employee at the same grade level as this announcement is selected, Nature of Action will be Reassignment; tenure will not change. If a permanent excepted status employee is selected at a higher grade, Nature of Action MAY be Temporary Promotion. Should the need for the indefinite time limitations placed on this position no longer exist, the Temporary Promotion and/or the Indefinite Appointment COULD be converted to permanent action without further competition.
Veteran's Preference does not apply to the National Guard Excepted Service.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation allowance NOT authorized.
This position is located at the Headquarters, 282nd Combat Communications Squadron. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Combat Communications Squdron Commander. This position is also dual-hatted and provides tactical communications support to deployed military units. It ensures that the squadron meets all wartime combat readiness standards, and provides guidance and direction to the squadron through planning, coordinating, and directing a variety of functions including information management, telecommunications networks, help desks, communication networks (voice and data), plans and programs, local computer program development, computer systems operations, radio and computer maintenance, logistics plans, supply, quality assurance, human resources development and management, and maintenance control.
Must be willing to become a member of the RI Air National Guard. Must hold a grade of O-5 or O-4 promotable. Assignment in the Rhode Island Air National Guard in AFSC 17DXX. Background Criminal Investigation required prior to appointment. Must have or be eligible to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.
Brief Description of Duties: Determines unit goals that are the foundation for long and short range planning and execution of all unit programs. Provides a focus for all unit functions and activities. Ensures goals are in consonance with higher headquarters direction and local limitations. Considers factors such as current and future mission needs, political climate, environmental concerns, area demographics, radio frequency spectrum, and tactical training location availability.
Oversees the accomplishment of the mission training program. Ensures squadron unit type code (UTC) training meets requirements and achieves combat readiness objectives. Makes critical judgments and on-the-spot decisions regarding the safety of personnel deployed to tactical environments.
Ensures the availability of mission capable tactical communications-electronics UTCs to meet training and US Air Force contingency requirements. Monitors adequacy of maintenance and repair actions/procedures and components. Assures timely identification of potential system wide telecommunications electronics equipment deficiencies and notification of concerned agencies.
Directs the formulation, presentation, justification and execution of an allocated multimillion-dollar budget involving both federal and state funds. Ensures supply inventories are kept at proper levels; stock fund authorization will support unit activity level; and logistics plans meet mobilization/mobility requirements and support war plans. Ensures the propriety, accuracy and timeliness of procurement and payroll activities.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE : 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 EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, 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.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS : Employment in this position requires membership in the 282nd CBCS within the Rhode Island Air National Guard. Selected candidate(s) will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment within 60 days of the effective date of placement. Should be AFSC qualified within one year of placement action.
Military Grades: O-5 or O-4 Promotable
Compatible Military Assignments: 17DXX
Substitution of education for specialized experience: For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, one full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
__ Note to Incentive Recipients:__ Service members who accept a temporary or full-time federal technician position and are currently in receipt of an incentive such as a bonus, student loan repayment, or Select Reserve GI Bill _may be subject to suspension of the incentive or termination with recoupment of the incentive._ _ _ Applicants in receipt of a military education/recruitment incentives are strongly encouraged to contact their unit representative or the Education and Incentives Office for Specific details regarding incentive termination or recoupment action. The Education Office can be contacted at /4039 or the ANG Retention Office Manager can be contacted at .
Requirements:
Incumbent must maintain membership in the Rhode Island Air National Guard.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
Applicant must possess or be able to obtaina security clearance within one year of appointment.
Background Criminal Investigations (BCI)are requiredfor federal employment.
1. Your R sum
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
3. OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment ( )
Other supporting documents, such as college transcript(s) if qualifying based on education, must be submitted in English. Failure to submit the required documentation will result in automatic disqualification.
Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position. Any and all resumes must be written in your own words, plagiarism is considered to be dishonest and unethical and will automatically disqualify you from the position.
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 rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and 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 rating.
To be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit a resume, the on-line questionnaire and a filled out and signed OF-306/ Declaration of Federal Employment.
To submit the documents requested, follow the instructions below: Yourresume or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please 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:
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, September 04, 2014
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account and either create or upload a resume. You will then be redirected to the Application Manager to finish the application process. Ensure that you click both _Finish_ and _Submit_when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your r sum is not attached - until you click the _Submit_ button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your r sum . Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted. Note: To update, correct or check your application status, simply visit the Application Manager / and use the Vacancy Identification Number 1191640.
If you cannot apply online ,
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this FAX Cover Page using the following Vacancy ID number: 1191640.
2. Fax your documents to .
3. Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.
All applicants are _ required _ to submit the following supporting document type(s):
OF-306
Resume
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
Cover Letter
DD-214
Other (NGB 300-1 Merit Placement Program, Evaluation of Performance)
SF-50
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Thank you for your interest in the Rhode Island National Guard.
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1. 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.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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