Army National Guard
$52,177.00 to $67,831.00
Open & closing dates
$52,177 to $67,831 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
Open to current members of the Ohio Army National Guard.
This National Guard position is for a RANGE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1134000 and is part of the OH Camp Perry JTC, Ohio Army National Guard.
This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters-State, Operations Directorate (J-3), Army National Guard (ARNG) Training Center, Range Operations. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Range Operations Specialist with responsibility for coordinating range management programs involving live fire training activities, range safety, range maintenance, and range communications and operations. Oversees and ensures the continued operation of the Range Control Operations and Communications Center. Assumes the duties of the Range Control Officer in the absence of the incumbent.
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!
OHIO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Ohio 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 Ohio Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Ohio Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
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As a RANGE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-0301-9, you will perform the following duties:
1) Oversees range activities as directed by the Range Control Manager. These activities include coordination of the range maintenance program in order to ensure fully operational ranges. Oversees the scheduling of ranges via the automated Range Facility Maintenance Support System (RFMSS). Ensures that ranges scheduled via the RFMSS do not conflict with the operation of other ranges or scheduled maintenance activities. Ensures all range operations are conducted to Department of the Army (DA) standards established by applicable DA weapon systems field manuals and technical manuals.
2) Applies and enforces the Installation Range Safety Program. Prepares and staffs installation range safety publications. Develops personnel duty schedules to ensure organizational personnel observe live training events on the installation range complex. Serves as the officer in charge during extended periods of operations in direct oversight of the Range Control Communications and Operations Center. Ensures all range activities are conducted in accordance with installation safety guidelines and standard operating procedures.
3) Ensures that adequate numbers of fully trained personnel are scheduled to support range operations and the communications center. Ensures that radio communications are conducted to military standards and re-trains personnel prior to their operation of the range communications system. Oversees the range control operations and communications center to insure no safety parameters, including violation of roadblock or barriers systems, occur.
4) Conducts and prepares installation capability briefings and tours as directed by the Range Control Officer. Interfaces directly with military, civilian and law enforcement agencies desiring to use the installation range complex. Constructs range surface danger zone diagrams to standard for approval of the Range Control Officer. Assists other range control personnel in the verification of correct surface danger zone diagrams in support of new ranges or new range construction. Represents the function at meetings and briefings as directed.
5) Oversees the work effort of employees who are involved in supporting the maintenance, operations, and communications center.
6) Assumes the duties of the Range Control Manager in the absence of the incumbent.
7) Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
Control Center Officers
Control Center Specialists
Managers, All Other
Officers, Control Center
Specialists, Control Center
Conditions of Employment
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
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 Ohio Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Ohio Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Military Grades: E-6 to E-7
Compatible Military Assignments: ECMF: 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 25, 31, 00F
Ohio Army National Guard Membership is required.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education or training in any position that required compiling reports, letters, memoranda, etc., and required person-to-person contacts to convey information. Applicants must have experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of the position to be filled. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of administrative procedures and practices of management. Experience developing administrative procedures.
Substitution of Education for the Specialized Experience - Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
Completion of courses such as the Officer Advanced Course, Squadron Officer School, Command and Staff College, Air and Army War College, National Security Management Course and others of comparable level will be credited at the rate of 1 month of education for two months of specialized experience.
If you are using Education to qualify for this position, 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 serving under an incentive contract, termination of that incentive(s) will occur effective one day prior to your AGR, Permanent Military Technician, or Indefinite Military Technician start date. Temporary Military Technicians will have their incentive terminated if their tour exceeds 179 days in a continuous 12-month period.***
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
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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 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):
Attention to Detail
Planning and Evaluating
Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume showing current Military grade, current MOS, current unit of assignment, work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment, and all duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience).
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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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.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Agency contact information
OH Camp Perry JTC
1000 Lawrence Rd Bldg 1
Port Clinton, OH
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Army National Guard
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