Army National Guard
$66,386.00 to $86,305.00
Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
$66,386 to $86,305 per year
Pay scale & grade
Temporary - Indefinite - Excepted Service
1 vacancy in the following location:
Camp Murray, WA
Camp Murray, WA
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
Nationwide: All Members of the Washington Army National Guard, or U.S. Citizens willing to join the Washington Army National Guard.
This is a Washington Army National Guard Title 32 Excepted Service Bargaining Unit Technician position:
IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC)
Location: DOIM, Camp Murray, WA
Appointment Type: Indefinite
Advertised as: ENLISTED/WARRANT OFFICER
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
*This is an obligated position (current occupant is on a Military Tour). Individual selected for this position will receive an indefinite appointment. If a Reduction-In-Force occurs and/or the military tour member reclaims this position, the indefinite appointee will have no reemployment rights to his/her former position or any other position. If the military tour member, having reemployment rights to this position, does not exercise his/her rights within 5 years, and funding level and employee manning levels permit, incumbent may be converted to permanent technician status without further competition.
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!
For information about joining the Army National Guard please call 1-800-TO-GO-GUARD
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Washington Army 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 at the required military grade listed if the position is open Nationwide.
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A IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC), GS-2210-11:
Receives and reviews written guidance from a variety of Department of Defense (DoD), federal and state investigative and enforcement agencies and interprets for impact in the state.
Directs actions required to prevent and/or correct information assurance deficiencies and violations.
Assures compliance with security policy for external connections to the state network and assures compliance with the national and state policies.
Evaluates the effectiveness of systems, devices, procedures, and methods used to safeguard information in computer accessible media and ensures correction of all state deficiencies on systems containing applicable security technologies.
Reviews/tests/updates continuity of operations plans (COOPS) and Security SOP's and actively participates in accreditation/reaccredidation processes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
* The above duty description doesn't contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (PD# D0257000). https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp
Occasional travel - As required for job training or mission requirements.
Job family (Series)
2210 Information Technology Management
Computer Security Specialists
Specialists, Computer Security
Conditions of Employment
Military Grades: E-1 to E-9 or WO1 to CW4
Compatible Military Assignments:
WMOS: 254A, 255A, 255N, 255S
- Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the MOS to apply or be considered for selection. Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain MOS within 1 year of appointment action.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- All soldiers, civilian employees, and contractor employees who drive Army-owned or leased vehicles must complete the Army Avoidance Course (AAC) training when they start working for the Army. Must have a valid Washington state and military driver's license. Must be able to obtain a Government Travel Card (GTC) and be able to attend all schools deemed necessary by the supervisor.
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment.
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.
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.
High School Diploma or GED.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
To receive credit for Education, you must provide transcripts or other documentation of proof to support your Educational claims.
- 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 ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx
- Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.
- Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
- Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.
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. You may also be excluded from consideration if you indicate that you are unwilling to accept the lower grade and a determination is made that you are not qualified at the higher grade. 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). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.
-- Extensive knowledge of the organizational structure of the state, to include technical knowledge of the data flow and requirements at each level in the state command structure.
--Extensive knowledge of computer operating systems and network operating systems, to include but not limited to, Windows NT, Windows 2000, CISCO OS, and UNIX. Operational and technical knowledge of all types of database engines, system configurations, and formats in use in the network infrastructure. This may include, but is not limited to, Structured Query Language (SQL), Microsoft Access, Oracle, Informix, and Sybase.
--Extensive knowledge of security required for Network Operating Systems (NOS) in the state and the impact they have on data flow and capabilities. This may include but is not limited to, Windows NT, Windows 2000, UNIX (NETBIOS over TCP/IP and TCP/IP), and NOVELL (IPX / SPX).
--Extensive knowledge of the critical systems within the state and ability to prioritize protection of these and respond to new requirements in the IT architecture.
--Thorough knowledge and sufficient skill to conduct effective security reviews of present systems and networks and to recommend revised or new measures based upon accreditation reviews or new equipment fielding requirements.
--Sufficient knowledge to evaluate various authentication technologies and recommend purchase of hardware, software, or both to meet security requirements. Implementation includes adequate administration and oversight of the program.
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you are required to submit a complete Application Package which includes: Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed
Mil Form 174
For access to Required Documents please refer to: http://mil.wa.gov/federal-human-resources
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants: Cover Letter, DD-214,SF-50, and Transcript.
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.
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.
How to Apply
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 04/27/2018 to receive consideration. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in disqualification.
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
WA HRO Staffing Section WA HRO Staffing Section
WASHINGTON G6 INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BLDG 8 41ST DIV WAY
CAMP MURRAY, WA
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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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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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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.
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An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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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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Army National Guard
Website : http://www.arng.army.mil/