Air National Guard Units (Title 32) SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN) in Toledo, Ohio

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position. To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at http://ong.ohio.gov/humanresources/ongjobpostings.html.

This National Guard position is for a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN), Position Description Number ? D2173P01 and is part of the 180 FW/COM, Ohio Air National Guard.

This position is located in the Plans and Resources section of a Base Communications unit. 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 serve as the Plans and Resources section supervisor and a senior Information Technology (IT) specialist.

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 AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Ohio Air 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 Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Ohio Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Duties

As a SUPV IT SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN), GS-2210-12, you will perform the following duties:

  1. Information Technology Planning:

(a) Analyzes requirements and establishes plans of action for improving IT applications. Analyzes existing and planned IT applications, both hardware and software, to determine current and future potential for enhancements. Based upon the organization's goals and objectives, an assessment of available resources, and extrapolation of cost benefit analysis data, recommends adjustments to IT priorities to meet changing business needs, program plans, goals and objectives. Develops project plans to meet those needs by identifying problem areas and considering a variety of possible solutions and alternatives. Analyzes existing systems to determine if enhancements are appropriate or if an entirely new system would be more cost effective. Analyzes plans and specifications, prepares justifications for new or enhanced information technology. Coordinates results of analysis with impacted organizations to ensure compatibility with existing architecture and recommends proposals to reduce conflicts. Develops milestones and performs as point of contact throughout the various phases of projects until successfully concluded.

(b) Performs as plans and policy advisor to functional users of information technology. 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/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all information technology services. Develops and interprets policy for administering IT systems. Assesses policy needs and reviews, revises, and develops policies to govern IT activities and presents recommendations to higher-level management. Where necessary, modifies established plans and policies in response to changes in legislation or other directives. Through feasibility studies, assesses impact of changes on current programs and recommends changes to existing plans to ensure compliance. This includes long range planning, and involves defining current and future business requirements. Analyzes IT system development as it relates to the organization and ensures policy and guidance are available for its use, that necessary controls are in place, and systems operate as intended and provide all necessary capabilities. Develops migration plans for implementation of new technology. Assesses and identifies training needs that address activities where gaps in competency exist in either current or new technology. Develops training programs, or locates and recommends sources of training that ensure users can apply the best techniques in using IT. Provides technical assistance to system users and contractors. This includes keeping abreast of the latest developments in technology and conducting feasibility studies to evaluate systems performance as it relates to the organization.

  1. Telecommunications Planning:

Plans and develops methods, procedures, policies, and techniques concerning telecommunication systems. Performs work involved in developing, refining, and complying with telecommunications systems planning and policy direction including short- and/or long-range planning. Develops planning documentation, reviews requests for communication services, prepares budgetary justifications, coordinates the allocation of resources, designs networks/systems, prepares/reviews equipment and facility specifications, monitors/resolves technical communications problems, and/or conducts operational acceptance tests. May serve in a liaison capacity between contractors and Air Force officials to resolve a wide variety of conventional problems involving high value telecommunication systems. Develops implementing instructions.

*The above duty description doesn't contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (PD# D2173P01). https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/searchfs/searchfasclass.asp

Supervisory Status

Yes

Promotion Potential

12

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

Current on-board Communications Flight Technicians of the 180 FW, Ohio Air National Guard

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Ohio Air 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.
Qualifications

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 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.

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.

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.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

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 Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Ohio Air National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades: MSgt (E7) - SMSgt (E8)

Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 17DX, 3D100, 3D190, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X4

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.

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 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).

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/476853800. 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 2017-08-26

Salary: $72,168 to $93,821 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 12

Series: 2210 Information Technology Management

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: OH-10035619-AF-17-325-C

Control number: 476853800