Rhode Island National Guard
The Rhode Island National Guard traces its history from the first colonial defensive force established in the town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island in 1638. Today, the Rhode Island National Guard consists of dedicated men and women, prepared to serve our State and Nation in a variety of military specialties.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Rhode Island Army 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 members of the RIARNG must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the RIARNG in the military grade listed.
Persons appointed with indefinite status may be separated when their services are no longer needed. If a permanent status employee at the same grade level as this announcement is selected, Nature of Action will be Reassignment; tenure will not change. If a permanent excepted status employee is selected at a higher grade, Nature of Action MAY be Temporary Promotion. Should the need for the indefinite time limitations placed on this position no longer exist, the Temporary Promotion and/or the Indefinite Appointment COULD be converted to permanent action without further competition.
Veteran's Preference does not apply to the National Guard Excepted Service.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) relocation allowance NOT authorized.
position is located in the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (G4),
Sustainment Automation Support Management Office (SASMO). The primary purpose of this position is to
provide automated logistics Standard Army Management Information System
(STAMIS) support to all state activities and organizations and a wide range of
specialized methods and techniques for planning, analyzing, and identifying
problems; and developing and implementing resolutions in the organization,
administrative, and systemic programs. This position is non-supervisory, but will oversee and observe the work of lower graded employees. Seasoned knowledge and experience in ALL STAMIS systems and automated prorgams is highly desired and preferred.
Must be a current member of the RIARNG or willing to transfer.
Assignment to the RIARNG within MOS 92A
Enlisted grade of E6 and above, including all Warrant Officers.
Background Criminal Investigation required prior to appointment. DUTIES:
Brief Description of Duties: Serves as an advisor to the Supervisory
Logistics Management Specialist on all Combat Service Support (CSS) STAMIS
systems and Automated Logistical Programs. Exercises knowledge and oversight
for all matters pertaining to the fielding and operation of STAMIS systems and
Automated Logistical Programs. Utilizes
an extensive knowledge of logistics programs/operations and a clear
understanding of automated systems to manage projects and programs for systems
integration of CSS automation.
Identifies funding requirements to support SASMO
operations, justifies and submits budget requirements for State operating
budget, and executes funds received.
Troubleshoots diagnostics and resolution of
technical problems identified in trouble tickets and initial setup of serviced
STAMIS computers to include loading software, configuring modem and network card(s),
assigning Internet Protocol (IP) addresses with correct subnet, connectivity to
the network as required, coordinating with other support personnel and
completing technical inspections.
Develops programs to ensure software/interim
change packages (SCP/ICP) are applied in proper order. Coordinates and communicates with Department
of the Army (DA), National Guard Bureau (NGB), Program Manager, and Customer
Assistance Office (CAO), Ft Lee, VA. regarding CSS operations and automated
systems support, problem resolution, software upgrades and change packages . Assists functional users in automated CSS
systems management and operation.
Serves as the primary point of contact for
Functional Administrators and users of the serviced database(s).
Administers the day-to-day database operation
and maintenance of the serviced database(s).
Performs tests to ensure serviced database(s) efficiently collects,
stores, and processes data. Evaluates,
determines, and initiates corrective action to recover or restore data and
return the database(s) to operational status.
Provides direction and guidance to supported CSS
STAMIS users in the submission of automated systems problem reports and/or
change proposals. Establishes procedures
for the receipt, review, consolidation, and accounting of system problem
reports and engineer change proposals (ECPs) submitted from other SASMO
personnel and/or CSS STAMIS users to ensure subsequent distribution to
NGB. Develops and establishes programs
for administering the receipt, review, validation, distribution, and
implementation of all CSS software received in the State, ensuring proper
installation, testing and evaluation.
Establishes and ensures proper maintenance of a CSS resource library and
the retrieval and disposal of CSS software.
Analyzes requirements, establishes
programs/procedures ensuring effective coordination on CSS automation hardware
systems and peripherals pertaining to the receipt, distribution, installation,
and replacement of systems. Performs
proper installation, testing and evaluation of CSS systems hardware. Identifies maintenance requirements and
coordinates/initiates corrective action.
As appropriate, establishes a State CSS automation hardware stock
controlled exchange (SCX) (aka equipment float) program and directs the
management of the program, ensuring accountability of exchanges.
Directs user-level assistance on STAMIS and
Automated Logistical Program operations and automated systems utilization. Develops and implements the coordination and
administering of training programs for new and established CSS automated
systems. Develops and/or coordinates the
development and presentation of specialized training. Conducts training as required.
Represents the DCSLOG/G4
in implementing or improving logistical operations through STAMIS systems and
Automated Logistical Programs. Serves as
primary point of contact for logistical automation projects to include fielding
of new equipment and improvements/upgrades to existing STAMIS systems and
Automated Logistical Programs. Advise
the Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist of issues and concerns.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field. Experience using computer and automation systems.
M ust have at
least 36 months experience, education, or training identifying activities involving
logistical support operations.
Experience integrating the actions of a variety of specialized support
activities in order to develop a comprehensive logistics plan. Experience monitoring such functions as
program planning, resource and fiscal management, training, manpower
management, and/or automated data processing to meet the logistics plan. Experience identifying delays or problems and
developing corrective actions.
Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to
elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks, and complying with
regulations, laws, or practices.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Employment in this position requires membership in the Rhode Island Army National Guard. Selected candidate(s) will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment within 60 days of the effective date of placement. Should be MOS qualified within one year of placement action.
Military Grades: Enlisted grades of E6 and above, including all Warrant Officers.
Compatible Military Assignments: MOS 92A
Substitution of education for specialized experience: A maximum or 12 months of the required
experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study
in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12
months of experience. The education must
have been in fields directly (i.e., business administration, logistics
management, traffic management etc.)
**Note to Incentive Recipients: Service members who accept a temporary or full-time federal technician position and are currently in receipt of an incentive such as a bonus, student loan repayment, or Select Reserve GI Bill may be subject to suspension of the incentive or termination with recoupment of the incentive. Applicants in receipt of a military education/recruitment incentives are strongly encouraged to contact their unit representative or the Education and Incentives Office for Specific details regarding incentive termination or recoupment action. The Education Office can be contacted at 401-275-4109 /4039 or the ANG Retention Office Manager can be contacted at 401-267-3269.
Incumbent must maintain membership in the Rhode Island Army National Guard.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
Applicant must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance within one year of appointment.
Background Criminal Investigations (BCI) are required for federal employment.
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
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 Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
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