THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN), Position Description Number D2170P01 and is part of the Pennsylvania National Guard, National Guard.
1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement
Position may lead to permanent assignment without further advertisement.
As a SUPV IT Specialist (PLCYPLN), GS-2210-13, you will direct and supervise staff functions affecting very complex telecommunications systems composed of a wide variety of high cost, sophisticated equipment, and is responsible for all technical support and maintenance activities to include computer and telephone technical support, radio maintenance, secure communications maintenance, and support equipment maintenance. Determine unit goals that are the foundation for long and short range planning and execution of all unit programs.
Oversee the accomplishment of the mission training program. Initiate the development and implementation of a variety of federal, state and local programs to ensure mission effectiveness including a hazard abatement program; a fraud, waste and abuse program; a health and fitness program; a public affairs program; and a disaster response actions program. Maintain liaison with national, state, and local governmental agencies such as law enforcement, disaster relief, airport management and others on matters of operational and environmental safety, protection of resources and other issues of possible unit impact.
Ensure proper and adequate security and safeguarding of property, tactical telecommunications-electronics equipment, weapons and ammunition, resources, and people. Maintains mission readiness and compliance with directives as validated through the Inspector General and other review agencies. Perform other related duties as assigned.
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Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
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.
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.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
APPOINTMENT STATUS: EXCEPTED
This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
Compatible Military Assignments:
OFFICER AFSC 17DX
Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.
Supervisor for this position is Col Malone
Manpower #: 0L772120
*NOTE: Accessioning into this position is contingent upon verification of a Top Secret Security Clearance
Must be able to obtain and maintain certification requirements, as outlined in DoD Instruction 8570.0, within 6 months of appointment.?
INDEFINITE: Currently employed permanent technician selected will occupy this position as a Promotion NTE or Reassignment as appropriate in their present status. Employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who is not a currently employed permanent technician. Indefinite appointments do not acquire permanent status and do not serve a trial period. Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice
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: Applicant must indicate 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize principles, methods, techniques, and systems
Knowledge of in-depth computer networking, security compliance and accountability
Knowledge to maintain cyberspace services conducted using a variety of types of information technology from wired to wireless to classified and unclassified systems
Skilled in training, mentoring, and problem solving; and skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material
Ability to plan and organize multi-faceted programs and operations utilizing internet protocol based systems
Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate difficult and complex programs
Ability to develop, apply, and adjust cyber program plans to attain agency objectives
Ability to select, develop, and supervise a subordinate staff
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, not only with subordinate staff, but with all levels of key management officials, the latter particularly requiring the exercise of tact, ingenuity, and resourcefulness
Ability to apply a high level of sound and independent judgment in the solution of cyber program problems and cyber mission requirements
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying.
Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.
PCS STATEMENT: PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS WILL NOT BE PAID 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 .
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 .
REPROMOTION CONSIDERATION (Applies to technician applicants only.)
Technicians who have been demoted from this or a higher grade previously held in the same occupational series without personal cause and who are not in a grade retention status will be given consideration for re-promotion. Technicians who believe they are entitled to such consideration should forward a description of the circumstances with their application. Technicians eligible for re-promotion will be considered prior to using competitive promotion procedures, except when another technician has a statutory or regulatory right to be placed in or considered for the position.
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
Drug test required
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:
These documents must be submitted in order for your application to be considered complete. If you do not submit all of the above referenced documents your application WILL NOT be forwarded to the nominating official.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your application can and will be disqualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your qualifications.
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.
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 .
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.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
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