Air National Guard Units (Title 32) Superivsory IT Specialist (PLCYPLN) in Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

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 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 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.

**LOCATION: 159TH FW MSG, NAS-JRB, PLAQUEMINES PARISH, BELLE CHASSE, LA

This position is located in the Base Communications Unit, Mission Support Group of an Air National Guard Wing. This is an Air National Guard (ANG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The purpose of this position is to provide supervision, subordinate guidance, and team leadership to dual status, non-dual status, and civilian employees. They are accountable for directing the information and data integrity of all base and tenant organizations, as well as geographically separated units (GSUs) and communications and information functions. As the supervisor, 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. Performs long-term planning and organizational development necessary to accomplish IT and telecommunications functions for programs essential ANG daily operations, training, and readiness missions.

Open Areas of Consideration: 2

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1 = Officer members of the Louisiana National Guard.**

Area 2 = Applicants who are eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Louisiana National Guard.

Duties

**Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Manages, plans, organizes, controls, and directs the communications activities for the Wing and Base to ensure mission accomplishment and optimum use of resources. Sets policy, directs and monitors support and related programs including planning and programming, funds distribution and management, economic analysis assistance, budget administration, material management, and related activities. Establishes, advises, and consults on production and quality requirements, mission objectives, equipment requirements and other logistics needs, to ensure requirements satisfy the respective mission sets and obligations. Plans and institutes communications fiscal policies to implement federal law, higher level directives, and to provide optimum support to subordinate organizations. Maintains required information assurance certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M, Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, Clinger Cohen Act of 1996, in order to ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all information technology services.

  2. Coordinates communications activities and projects with other concerned agencies and organizations. Determines goals and objectives for the organization. Exercises supervisory responsibility and authority including granting leave, appraising performance, establishing performance standards, recommending promotions, and initiating disciplinary actions as needed.

  3. Coordinates with support organizations to assure an integrated approach to solution of problems. Assesses the impact of changes in the local area network and coordinates with operations to ensure these changes do not exceed maintenance or unit capabilities. Ensures unit Quality Assurance and Standardization and Evaluation programs are effectively managed.

  4. Ensures formulation of comprehensive training plans for each function and specialty within the C4 and logistics activity. Develops CONUS and overseas deployment plans to meet unit's mission goals, inspection schedules, and deployment requirements. Identifies the need for facility and equipment modernization, improvements and replacements. Coordinates planning activities and resources with other units and higher headquarters.

  5. Monitors and controls the daily expenditure for material and manpower resources in accomplishment of peacetime and wartime mission goals. Identifies resource shortages or projected shortages.

  6. Develops an IT acquisition process, which satisfies the provisions of the Information Technology Management Reform Act (ITMRA) while incorporating the Air Force Corporate Process and the DOD Acquisition structure. Develops coordinated policy and procedures to utilize architectural guidance and architecture management concepts which support the Wing strategic planning, programming, budgeting, system acquisition, and system operation and maintenance processes.

  7. Ensures all support agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), are appropriately coordinated and approved. Service Level Agreements with enterprise domain entities will be reviewed for local customer impact. Ensures quality of service issues are clearly identified, prioritized and resolutions pursued for effective mission accomplishment.

  8. Works under the broad and general direction of the Administrative Officer (Support Officer). Exercises full authority and statutory responsibility for management of assigned program areas.

  9. Prepares and maintains files and publications in accordance with current directives to include both paper and electronic media.

  10. Coordinates with higher headquarters (HHQ) elements, Program Management Offices, Specific System/Hardware Support Elements, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vendors and vendor contracted support facilities for issue resolution. Research includes using various means and media to obtain needed information to accomplish the task. May require the use of various stand alone (e.g., paper based, CD, DVD, etc.) or on-line (network or web based) methodologies to obtain needed information.

  11. Responsible for safety conditions, procedures, and work practices employed within the community. Provides work force guidance on safety matters and ensures safe work practices are utilized. Ensures periodic inspections of areas are performed and immediate action is taken to correct unsafe conditions.

  12. Provides input to and coordinate on relevant support agreements that require section support to make sure they correctly identify products and services needed.

  13. Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies, reviews technical periodicals, publications, commercial standards, and attends seminars.

  14. Adheres to management control plan requirements by conducting self inspection and staff assistance visits. Resolves identified discrepancies.

  15. Performs other duties as assigned.**

Supervisory Status

Yes

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • 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.
  • Must be or willing to become a member of the Louisiana National Guard.
Qualifications

**NOTICE: THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY: FEDERAL LAW REQUIRED ALL EMPLOYERS TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY AND EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY OOF ALL PERSONS HIRED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.

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: Must have at least Thirty-Six (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. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.**

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee must be able to secure an Army Guard position within six (6) months of placement; and must also be in a compatible military assignment (MOS/AFSC) prior to or within one year of placement.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS AND MAINTAIN THE APPROPRIATE INFORMATION ASSURANCE (IA) CERTIFICATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH IAW DOD 8570.01-M, FEDERAL INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2002, CLINGER COHEN ACT OF 1996 IN ORDER TO ENSURE THE RIGOROUS APPLICATION OF INFORMATION SECURITY AND ASSURANCE POLICIES IN THE DELIVERY OF NETWORK SERVICES.

**Military Grades: OFFICER

Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 17DX; MOS: BR 25;**

**SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

*LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS - Acceptance of this position may result in the loss of contracted incentive(s). For further details, contact the LANG State Incentive Manager, at (504) 278-8116 (ARMY) 391-8336 (AIR FORCE). *

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.**

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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.

BENEFITS

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Other Information

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.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476882900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-11 to 2017-08-31

Salary: $85,816 to $111,560 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 13

Series: 2210 Information Technology Management

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: 17LAHRO000010037853

Control number: 476882900