Oregon Air National Guard
$62,613.00 to $81,400.00
Open & closing dates
$62,613 to $81,400 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
Clarification from the agency
The area of consideration for this position is NATIONWIDE (Air). Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Air National Guard, OR members of either the Air Force Reserve, active duty Air Force, or another state's Air National Guard, who are willing and eligible to join the North Carolina Air National Guard.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (CUSTSPT), Position Description Number D2182P01and is part of the NC ANG, National Guard (145 CF/0799743).
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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As a IT SPECIALIST (CUSTSPT), GS-2210-11, you will manage the assigned IT/communications environment with privileged access at the network level for the Wing, Geographically Separated Units (GSU), and Tenants; plan, coordinate, install, and analyze system design, hardware and software; develop, recommend, and install solutions and upgrades to ensure availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of all components of the assigned system; provide Information Assurance systems support for all disciplines; perform system audits to assess security parameters and performance of IA controls within the network environment; serve as a focal point for ensuring functionality and operability of the assigned IT/data systems/functions, voice and wireless systems to support mission requirements; optimize the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems and ensure availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of system/functional resources while managing the communications focal point coordination and workload distribution duties; analyze, manage, and direct installation of any new hardware or software introduced into the environment; provide customer technical assistance and support for all users; provide ongoing technical support to customers to ensure proper functional use of equipment and programs and to preclude undue interruptions to IT and communications services; work with customers to ensure efficient operations; assist in solving problems associated with delivery of hardware and software orders; provide management with information necessary to address difficult and complex problems in automating work processes; track life of system equipment, prepare and provide analyses to determine future maintenance and replacement costs; determine customer requirements and assist customers by recognizing and analyzing trends and providing instruction and orientation services; identify and document system requirements for specific needs of customers; conduct in-depth analyses of system usage, user complaints, traffic interruptions, hardware and software capabilities, and other relevant factors; recommend methods and procedures and coordinate corrective action to optimize utilization of present equipment; ensure upgrades to the base IT and communications infrastructure are identified and assist customers in developing and submitting recommendations for additional equipment and funds; cooperate and work with squadron personnel in planning and developing new or additional infrastructure/architecture capabilities; conduct feasibility studies to identify and analyze system failures and analyze data to determine if trends exist which forecast the need for future replacement or modification of system hardware and software; determine the feasibility of significant modifications vs. replacement to improve reliability; coordinate frequency needs with command level spectrum management office to maintain current allocations and obtain new authorizations; secure operating authority, and ensure minimal interference by ANG radio frequency (RF) operations; analyze RF spectrum requirements and determine compatibility with other users; install, maintain, and repair hardware devices supporting a broad range of information and communications systems; use detailed knowledge of concepts, principles, methods, and practices with sophisticated diagnostic equipment and complex diagnostic software to identify and resolve internal system and network conflicts. Applies diagnostic equipment to test, configure, evaluate, and optimize all high bandwidth circuits. Designs, develops and conducts technical and operational tests and evaluations of a wide range of communications equipment and systems; coordinate and prepare items for contract or warranty repair or replacement; adhere to management control plan requirements by conducting self inspection and staff assistance visits; resolve identified discrepancies; perform other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
2210 Information Technology Management
Network Diagnostic Support Specialist
Specialists, Network Diagnostic Support
Conditions of Employment
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Required to possess an IAT Level 2 Certification IAW DoD 8570 Directive.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: Enlisted (E7 and below)
Compatible Military Assignments: 3D1X1
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Minimum Requirements: 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.
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.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
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
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. 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):
Background checks and security clearance
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 (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents:
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/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10139118
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
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Agency contact information
MSgt Eric Kennedy
4930 Minuteman Way
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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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Fair & Transparent
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
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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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Oregon Air National Guard
Website : http://www.orport.ang.af.mil/