The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. 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!
WISCONSIN ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
This position is located at: USPFO, Camp Williams, WI
This position is open to the following areas of consideration:
Area I - All dual status military technicians in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Area II - All Military members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Area III - Current military members eligible for membership in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Military Grade: The maximum grade available for this position is E-8. Applicants must currently hold a minimum pay grade of E-1 to qualify for this position.
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.
**Acceptance of any military technician position may cause the termination of entitlements and eligibility for all military bonuses and student loan repayments. For further information you must contact the appropriate military education office.
**You may lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information and/or documents requested on the vacancy announcement.
**Veteran's preference does not apply to positions in this agency. KEY REQUIREMENTS
Must be willing to become a member of the National Guard
Relocation expenses are not authorized. DUTIES:
The purpose of this position is to provide analysis, validation, processing, and correction of financial transactions and issues/discrepancies involving the full range of accounting services. Incumbent uses a complete understanding of inter-related work systems across multiple functional areas and their interoperability to ensure the validity and accuracy of all obligations, disbursements, collections/deposits, and adjustments related to financial records. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Experience, education, or training involving arithmetic principles, attention to detail, and application of established procedures for recording and compiling data. Experience using computer and automation systems.
GS-08 - Must have at least 18 months experience, education, or training of total accounting procedures. Experience planning, organizing and coordinating work
in order to resolve problems that occur.
NOTE: Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications required as described in the duties listed above. You will also be evaluated to the extent you possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics associated with the position. Therefore, please ensure your application package addresses the assessment questionnaire. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, you may be rated ineligible for this position.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Military skill set is determined by MOS requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS.
Compatible Military Assignments:
ECMF: 42 or 36. MOS: 25B, 51c, 92A, 92Y or 92Z
Military Grades: Only current applicants in the grade of E-1 through E-8
**Please include your military grade in your resume**
High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of experience. Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e., 36 weeks of substantially full-time study, or 30 semester hours or the equivalent) for 12 months of experience.
Incumbent must maintain membership in the Wisconsin National Guard.
For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.
For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
The wearing of the military uniform and abiding by the customs and courtesies as prescribed by applicable military service regulations are conditions of employment.
Employees will be required to participate in direct deposit/electronic fund transfer (DD/EFT).
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.
Selected individual must pass a preplacement physical PRIOR to appointment.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The Wisconsin National Guard is an organization that values diversity and inclusion. As part of our recruitment process, we invite all job seekers interested in employment with The Wisconsin National Guard to voluntarily provide gender and ethnic information for Equal Employment Opportunity reporting. We do not use this self-identification information in any manner to make our hiring decisions, and whether or not you provide your self-identification information will have no impact on our review of your resume and/or application. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility . BENEFITS:
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Group Life Insurance, Health Insurance Programs, Retirement Program, Injury Compensation Benefits, 13 days Sick Leave each year, Annual Leave - 13 days a year for the first three years, 20 days a year for the next 12 years and 26 days after 15 years, 10 paid Holidays and 120 hours Military Leave.
The following web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp OTHER INFORMATION:
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