IT Specialist (PLCYPLN)
Department of the Air Force - Hickam AFB, HI

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Hawaii Air National Guard

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: 201st Combat Communications Group, Hawaii Air National Guard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

RECRUITMENT AREA: Present commissioned officers from O-3 thru O-4 of the U.S. Armed Forces within the State of Hawaii.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Submit all documents/application NLT midnight Eastern Standard Time.
  • Military membership in the Hawaii National Guard is mandatory.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

DUTIES: SUMMAR OF DUTIES:

The primary purpose of the position is to provide Group management with objectively based information to effectively assess the Group Headquarters and its assigned units’ ability to meet the mission requirements of fielding a complex Information Technology (IT), Communications-Electronics (C-E) networks.
• Independently evaluates the effectiveness of group programs and processes in meeting their established goals and objectives.
• Gathers information from available sources, through electronic and manual research, independent studies, surveys, and interviews to formulate policies, procedures, and strategies throughout the group headquarters and assigned units.
• Develops process, management, and administrative evaluation plans.
• Provides management officials with information needed for effective direction of programs to include reports identifying limiting factors, management weaknesses, and availability of operable mission equipment.
• Recommends group wide reporting and status tracking procedures.
• Performs and manages special projects and initiatives and performs special assignments as directed by Group Commander.
Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description (PDCN D1825000) located in the Human Resources Office.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experiences, you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed on the Application Manager.

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 in IT and communications systems architecture, integration techniques, system analysis, and testing methods. Experience in the principles of information assurance, network security and techniques to ensure serviceability. Experience in a wide range of communications concepts, principles, and practices. Experience in the operational and performance characteristics of telecommunications to develop procedures/policies/practices for local use. Experience in applying statistical analysis and evaluate techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature.

MILITARY TECHNICIAN COMPATIBILITY: Prior to placement in this position, the selected applicant must be assigned to a valid position in the unit of employment and be assigned militarily in DAFSC 17D3B, Cyber Control.

SUBSTITION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

A Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Major study- computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field. To be creditable, applicants must submit transcripts, diplomas or other forms of completion certificate to provide verification of related courses.

NOTES TO APPLICANTS:

a. The purpose of this announcement is to establish a list of eligibles. Eligibles on this list will be given automatic consideration for position vacancies occurring during the six months period following the close of this announcement.

b. Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted, i.e., a military technician may not be military senior to his or her full-time supervisor.

c. Permanent change of station (PCS) expenses may not be authorized for this position. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted only after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Hawaii National Guard.

d. In addition to your application, documents of last performance appraisal must be submitted. If the performance appraisals are not available, documents of past civilian performance, letter of recommendations, and or military performance may be submitted.
These documents will be evaluation as part of the selection process.

e. Applicants may be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required to be assigned into, such as, but not limited to military bearing leadership, or ability to work with others (teamwork) in a military environment.

f. Final selection will be based upon qualifications, suitability, and available manpower resources.

g. This position is also being announced for fill in military duty [Active Guard/Reserve (AGR)] status under JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FY13-031 AGR-AIR. Applicants who wish to be considered under the AGR program should submit the appropriate application form. For details and application procedures click on the website: http://dodbeta.hawaii.gov/hro/category/agr-job-listing/

h. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, t he Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

i. Cost of living allowances (COLA) vary from island to island and is authorized only for those general schedule employees entitled to such allowances. COLA is subject to change without notice.

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. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

BENEFITS: The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

OTHER INFORMATION: 1. 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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