SUPPLY TECHNICIAN
Department of the Air Force - Scott AFB, IL

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ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Illinois 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 Illinois National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Illinois National Guard.

Duty Location: 126 ARW, SCOTT AFB, IL

Selecting Official: SMSgt Diane Parker, DSN: 229-8517, diane.parker.2@us.af.mil

Open Areas of Consideration: 1, 2 The first area of consideration will be permanent technicians on board with the 126 th ARW. The second area of consideration will be individuals holding or eligible to acquire membership with the 126 th ARW. Applicants who meet the first area of consideration will be considered before those who meet the second area of consideration .

Also being advertised AGR On-board only. If applying for the Technician and AGR announcements, a separate application, showing the proper announcement number, is required.

Military Requirements: Selected Candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted: 2Sxxx - May not exceed the rank of SSgt

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Must be willing to become a member of the Illinois National Guard.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
NGIL Form 73 now required - see How to Apply, Required Documents
Secret Security Clearance Required
Position is subject to shift work

Position available when vacated by incumbent DUTIES:
(1)
Responsible for overall management of the Global Logistics Supply Center
(GLSC) weapons systems MICAP program.
Reviews requisitions, supporting documents and delivery information to
determine if action is required to expedite receipt of spare parts to repair
unserviceable components of GLSC weapon systems. Responsible for managing and tracking MICAPs
from time of order to time of receipt and release to the customer. Expedites delivery of urgently required items
through correspondence and/or telephone calls to depot level inventory control
points and retail activities. Performs
worldwide lateral sourcing actions to locate and ship assets needed to fill
MICAP requirements. Keeps the customer
informed of MICAP status using a variety of automated systems. Consults with customers at various supply
accounts/ activities that support GLSC weapon systems on program requirements
for urgent, critical shortages and other special items. Determines and establishes new procedures
needed to accommodate unique program requirements. Provides direction and advice to all
employees performing interrelated GLSC functions to resolve work issues. Writes internal technical procedures and
instructs others as necessary to ensure all requirements and deadlines are met.

(2) Performs comprehensive analysis to determine
the effectiveness of logistics support for GLSC weapon systems. Collects
weapon systems statistics from multiple databases to include Enterprise
Solutions - Supply (ES-S), Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), the MICAP Asset
Sourcing System (MASS), the Core Automated Maintenance System and the Weapon
System Management Information System (D165) and compiles statistics from data
requiring substantial analysis and interpretation. Uses statistical data to determine
performance, effectiveness and trends relating to GLSC weapon systems
support. Analyzes and evaluates problem
or potential problem areas, unexpected fluctuations or unsatisfactory trends in
statistics and proposes solutions to management to reverse the
problems/trends. Prepares and presents
oral briefings. Presents briefings to
group/wing/higher headquarters personnel.
Prepares and formats topic briefing material for use at higher
headquarters sponsored conferences, seminars, and logistics/supply workshops by
GLSC commanders.

(3) Conducts extensive searches for information
pertaining to complex and/or unusual transactions and patterns. Retrieves data and uses data to respond to a
variety of customer, program review, and vendor inquiries. Ensures consistency and appropriate cross
referencing for both newly entered and previously entered data. Performs research to determine reasons for
patterns of transaction errors and failures.
Researches different publications and databases to review and/or extract
data. Researches problems surfaced by
Air Force-wide agencies and resolves issues or routes to appropriate analyst
with information setting forth findings.
Inputs screening requests to obtain logistics data on existing national
stock numbers. Consolidates input from
different sources for batch input.
Responsible for the management, research and resolution of automated
transaction rejects. Analyzes
interrelationships of data in different databases to ensure consistency and
accuracy. Reviews all assigned stock
requests. Performs all actions necessary
to ensure accurate stock levels are maintained on all assigned stock records. Recommends stock level adjustments based on
Cause Code analysis and projected requirements.

(4) Recommends stock levels needed to effectively
support worldwide aircraft requirements.
Conducts extensive research of catalog databases and information to
locate cost effective available options.
Completes complex requisitions and transactions. Identifies potential discrepancies and
resolves those which involve special program requirements for urgent, critical
shortage items requiring specialized procedures and efforts. Resolves discrepancies through extensive fact
finding and research. When situations
are encountered, which are not covered by specific guidelines, researches
manuals, regulations, plans, and other directives for evaluation/ development
of new or revised policies and procedures.

(5) Performs administrative office support
functions and maintains cooperative working relationships with team members,
related functions, and operating officials.
Performs a wide variety of record keeping, updating manuals on policies,
directives, reporting, and informational duties in support of the
organization’s programs, functions, and projects. Provides guidance to other employees on
changes to regulations, policies, and procedures. Provides technical assistance and guidance to
base level supply specialists, operating officials, and employees on the
regulatory requirements for submitting and processing a wide variety of supply
transactions. Conducts on-the-job
training for new personnel in all phases of assigned work. Instructs on specific tasks and job
techniques. Conducts quality reviews of
work. Identifies, develops, and conducts
remedial training based on quality reviews.
Reviews system changes, updates procedures, and provides guidance to
employees based on review of changes.

(6) Establishes, develops, and maintains
effective working relationships among all GLSC personnel, base level customers
and other organizations as appropriate.
Meets with key customers and coordinating officials to assess customer
satisfaction, explain organization policy and procedures, and resolve problems.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
GENERAL

EXPERIENCE:
Experience, education, or training in a variety of
operations or situations concerned with substance or content of supply actions,
requiring ability to decide course of action to take, considering the
circumstances or conditions encountered.
Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED
EXPERIENCE: GS-07 level: Must possess 12 months: (1) Experience, education, or training which demonstrates a thorough
knowledge of governing supply regulations, policies, procedures, and
instructions applicable to the specific assignment. (2) Experience conducting extensive searches
for required information; reconstructing records for complex supply
transactions; and/or provide supply operations support for activities involving
specialized or unique supplies, equipment, or parts. (3) Experience performing routine aspects of
supply work based on practical knowledge of standard procedures, where
assignments include individual case problems related to a limited segment in
one of the major areas of supply management. GS-06 level: Must possess 9
months: (1) Experience, education, or training which
demonstrates knowledge of governing supply regulations, policies, procedures,
and instructions applicable to the specific assignment. (2) Experience
conducting searches for required information; reconstruct records for routine
supply transactions; and/or provide supply operations support for activities
involving specialized or unique supplies, equipment, and parts. (3) Experience performing routine aspects of
supply specialist work based on practical knowledge of standard procedures,
where assignments include individual case problems related to a limited segment
in one of the major areas of supply management. GS-05
level: Must possess 6 months: (1) E xperience, education, or training which demonstrates knowledge of
standardized supply regulations, policies, procedures, or other instructions
relating to the specific functions assigned.
(2) Experience that demonstrates knowledge of one or more automated
supply databases to enter and retrieve recurring reports. (3) Experience using working knowledge of the
structure of a supply organization and the organizations serviced.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: High school graduate or the
equivalent may be substituted for three months of specialized 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 or
substantially full-time study or 30 semester hours or the equivalent.) for 12 months
of the required experience. For experience required in excess of 24 months,
education in schools above the high schools level may be substituted at the
rate of one academic year of education for six months of experience. School
above high schools level means an educational institution (e.g., a business or
commercial school or college, a secretarial school, a junior college or a
college or university.) for which high school graduation or the equivalent is a
prerequisite and in which an applicant successfully completed study which was
not primarily limited to courses in word processing and keyboarding or both.
Substantially full-time study in the case of business and commercial schools is
the equivalent of at least 20 classroom hours of instruction per week. One
academic year consists of approximately 36 weeks of substantially full-time
study or 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. 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:

PAYMENT OF CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) COSTS: PCS at Government expense may be authorized only in accordance with the PCS policy set forth by The Adjutant General of Illinois.

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

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits 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.

3. PRIORITY CONSIDERATION: Candidates who believe they are entitled to priority consideration for repromotion or reemployment should forward a description of the circumstances with their applications. Consideration of qualified candidates eligible for priority consideration will precede efforts to fill the position by normal competition.

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