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Supervisory IT Specialist

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Department of Defense
AREAS I & II Indefinite Full Time
CONNECTICUT AIR NATIONAL GUARD
TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
This is an indefinite position that may convert to permanent without further competition.
DUTY LOCATION: 103d Comm Flight, East Granby, CT
JOB SUMMARY: This position is located in the Communications Squadron, Mission Support Group of an Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing. As the Commander, the incumbent coordinates with DOD, AF, MAJCOMS, National Guard Bureau (NGB), other activities, and Wing Flying Units to procure, distribute, maintain, and replace requirements for all information technology (IT) and telecommunications infrastructure.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Air National Guard recruiter at before applying for this position.
AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1: All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Air National Guard.
Area 2: All current members of the Connecticut Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Air National Guard.
Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement. Wear of the military uniform is mandatory. Direct Deposit is mandatory. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
The major duties include, but are not limited to:
Manages, plans, organizes, controls, and directs the communications activities of the Wing and Base to ensure mission accomplishment and optimum use of resources.
Coordinates communications activities and projects with other concerned agencies and organizations.
Coordinates with support organizations to assure an integrated approach to solution of problems.
Ensures formulation of comprehensive training plans for each function and specialty within the C4 and logistics activity.
Monitors and controls the daily expenditure for material and manpower resources in accomplishment of peacetime and wartime mission goals.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience 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: Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 36 months of specialized experience in the following:
Experience 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.
Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.
Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines is mandatory. Computer science; cyberspace security; electrical; computer or systems engineering; physics; mathematics; information systems; or information security/assurance. Graduate academic degrees in the above disciplines will also be considered.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to research and analyze data.
Ability to coomunicate orally and in writing.
Skill in organizing work in a logical sequence.
Knowledge of computer programming techniques.
Skill in evaluating and making recommendations for automated data processing programs and equipment.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines is mandatory. Computer Science; cyber security; electrical, computer or systems engineering; physics; mathematics; information systems; or information security/assurance. Graduate academic degrees in the above disciplines will also be considered.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: Indefinite Appointment/Temporary promotion not to exceed two (2) years. The purpose of the appointment is to backfill a Soldier with return rights. This appointment will be terminated within 30 days of return of the incumbent to the position. Due to the immediate needs of the agency, the selected applicant must be available to srtart within 30 days from HRO approval.
MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application): Officer: O-1 through O-4
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: AFSC: 17DXX
UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: 103d Airlift Wing or any subordinate unit.
Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully. Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position. Please ensure your resume accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer. In describing you experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week). 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.
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, November 24, 2014.
To begin, click "Apply Online" to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. Click the "Submit My Answers" button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Status link and then select the "More information" link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click "Update Application" in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit your USA Jobs account and use the Vacancy Identification Number 1242386.
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1242386. Fax your supporting documents to .
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, November 24, 2014 to receive consideration. To complete the entire application package and submit via fax:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items .
2. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
Resume showing relevant experience
Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
Unofficial Transcripts (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)
If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews. You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.
Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut Air National Guard. Good luck!
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:
Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.
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 (see /).
Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG - G1 or CTANG -Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:
Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment as long as you have served at least 6 months of the bonus contract following receipt of the initial bonus payment.

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