Telecommunications Specialist
Air Force Acquisition - Grissom AFB, IN

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Department: Grissom AFB
Agency: Air Force Personnel Center
Job Announcement Number: 5B-ART-785240-765926-MC
SALARY RANGE: $47448 to $61678/Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 to Tuesday, November 20, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0391-09/09
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
DUTY LOCATIONS: Grissom AFB, IN
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

AGENCY MARKETING STATEMENT:
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win …in air, space and cyberspace.

JOB SUMMARY:
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

IF APPLICABLE : Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

Employment of People with Disabilities - Schedule A, click here for additional information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)

KEY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. Citizenship Required

Must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance

DUTIES:
  • Serves as the Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Program Manager as well as the program manager for other radio and specialized communications equipment.
  • Serves as frequency manager , regulating and coordinating Radio Frequency Authorizations (RFA).
  • Administers the LMR, tactical radio and assigned cryptographic equipment Communications Security (COMSEC) program and serves as a COMSEC account custodian.
  • Administer contracts for preventative maintenance. Maintains statistical data to monitor contractor performance and budgetary requirements.
  • Provides technical support, control and “first look” maintenance for all base Land Mobile Radios (LMR) and other related telecommunications equipment.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-07) or equivalent that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position be filled.

Specialized experience must include knowledge of commonly applied or standardized telecommunications principles, concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of electronic theory, circuit design, operating characteristics and interoperability requirements of assigned equipment.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp

AND

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0300/0391.htm

Federal Time-In-Grade (TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-07 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. K nowledge of commonly applied or standardized telecommunications principles, concepts, approaches, methods, and techniques.

2. Knowledge of electronic theory, circuit design, operating characteristics and interoperability requirements of assigned equipment.

3. Knowledge of established COMSEC as well as TEMPEST requirements and security techniques and procedures.

4. Ability to analyze, verify, and correlate data for planning and decision-making.

5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE : Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire. Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS:
Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8 0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants) : Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

DIRECT DEPOSIT : All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, November 20, 2012

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 785240. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 .

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.

  • Online Application (Questionnaire)
  • Resume - If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here :

  • Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
  • Transcripts, if qualifying based on education or positive education series
If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print. The fax number is 478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT: Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

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