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Telecommunications Specialist

Company name
Oregon Air National Guard

Salary
$61,830.00 to $80,380.00

Location
Elmendorf Afb, AK

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Open & closing dates

02/14/2018

to

03/01/2018

Salary

$61,830 to $80,380 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 10

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Elmendorf AFB, AK

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes

Relocation and/or recruitment incentives may be available, if eligible. Incentives are subject to funding availability. PCS is not authorized.

This job is open to

The public

U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.

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Announcement number

AK-10136146-AF-18-053

Control number

491464300

Duties

Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D2275000and 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) 644-8033.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2, 3

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

Area 2 - All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.

Area 3 - All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Air National Guard.

PDCN: D227500

Selecting Supervisor: Brandon Grisham

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Responsibilities

Serves as the principle COMSEC Responsible Officer (CRO) within a strategically-tasked Air Refueling (KC-135, KC-46) Operations Group. Researches and interprets communications security requirements for all peacetime and wartime tasked and contingency missions. Operates a communications security (COMSEC) sub-element, maintaining a ready-library of printed and electronic cryptographic media, equipment, and the accompanying infrastructure required to support the organization's primary assigned aircraft and crew complement. Provides detailed content to the wing's combat mission folders (CMFs), and forms part of wing's overall CMF validation team. Readies prepared kits of specified communications security materials to be carried aboard and utilized during inflight missions. Provides pre-launch briefings to crews, providing mission-specific communications, identification, authentication, and safe passage instructions for conventional or strategic missions. Debriefs aircrew members and investigates and reports significant events such as communications deficiencies, equipment malfunction, spectrum interferences, or evidence of suspected tampering, loss, theft, disclosure, or other vulnerabilities to U.S. cryptographic systems or classified national security information. Organization's focal point and principle authority on Communications Security (COMSEC) material training, access, storage, and usage. Serves as the organization's Cryptographic Access Program (CAP) administrator, granting and withdrawing access to U.S. cryptographic and national security information on behalf of the Commander. Maintains familiarity with a breadth of national security and strategic policy in order to develop and implement formal training curriculums for all users. Interprets directive and guidance concerning the administration of all training programs. Develops and implements proficiency training and certification programs for aircrew members, Combat Crew Communications members, and augmenters. Publishes specific local operating procedures, restrictions, and clarifications. Offers authoritative interpretations to Commanders and leaders involving emergent requirements, procedures, or obstacles to success. Standing panel member of the Commander's certification board for nuclear enterprise certified aircrew members. Performs work within a secure, locked area using both common and uncommon office automation equipment including classified and unclassified computer systems, secure telephone equipment, satellite telephone equipment, media destruction devices, storage vaults, security containers, and intrusion detection systems. Operates specialized portable computer systems, software programs, and electronic key management system (EKMS) cryptographic key delivery systems. Analyzes the communications and Flight Information Publication (FLIP) needs of unit missions and prepares, issues, and retrieves communications kits with the required material for each mission. Posts changes to FLIP products as required by Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

10

Job family (Series)

0391 Telecommunications

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Alaska 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: Bargaining

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Enlisted 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: 3D0X3

MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade is Staff Sergeant (SSgt/E5) and the maximum military grade is Technical Sergeant (TSgt/E6).

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training involving the knowledge of the needs of communications users. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 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-10- Must have at least 36 months experience that demonstrates a combination of specialized communications knowledge at management level. Experience reviewing training programs to ensure local requirements are met and enhance the awareness of state-of-the art and future technology. Experience involving applicable agency spectrum management (i.e., Communication Security (COMSEC) and Defense Message System (DMS)) regulations, policies, and procedures in order to coordinate, plan, and satisfy user requirements and to interpret and develop state policies and procedures. Experience involving technical or analytical work pertaining to multiple areas of telecommunications systems, facilities, services, and procedures.

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

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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

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):

Attention to Detail, Curriculum Development, and Reasoning

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Secret

Required Documents

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.

Benefits

Benefits

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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 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 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

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.

Fair & Transparent

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

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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

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

Oregon Air National Guard
Website : http://www.orport.ang.af.mil/

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