Department of the Air Force - Cincinnati, OH

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The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:
123 ACS
10649 McKinley Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242-3797
Blue Ash

This position is being
announced concurrently as an AGR position. To view the AGR job
announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at .
POSITION DESCRIPTION # D1686000 This position is
located at an Air National Guard (ANG) Air Control Squadron (ACS). The purpose
of the position is to plan and design the Information Technology (IT) networks
and telecommunications required to support the ACS Weapon System, specializing
in the interconnection and integration of tactical radar sites and other
participants of the Weapons System, and to analyze, monitor, and optimize their
performance, security, and capacity during peacetime and wartime operations. Performs duties necessary to provide
information technology and telecommunications functions and services which
support programs essential to Air National Guard daily operations, training,
and readiness missions. Incumbent is responsible
for planning and coordinating mission accomplishments and training requirements
of functionally assigned guard member.

U.S. Citizenship
This job is open to all members of the Ohio ANG.
Min Rank: AB (E-1)
Max Rank: MSgt (E-7)

Compatible AFSC: 3D1X3 DUTIES:
(1) Receives
information on computer and communication requirements needed, coordinates
requirements with internal and external customers involved and analyzes, plans,
and designs data, video and voice networks carried over various transmission
systems such as multichannel satellite, troposphere scatter systems,
Line-Of-Sight (LOS) RF radios, LOS laser radios as well as fiber optic and copper
cable systems. Designs, configures, and
optimizes router-to-router connections utilizing military and commercial
protocols, switch-to-switch trunking, circuit configurations through
asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) as well as military and commercial
multiplexers. Develops and publishes communication plans, which includes but is
not limited to: network priorities, network designs and configurations (IP
addresses and phone numbers), secure and un-secure circuits, and equipment
architecture and layout for employment of computer and telecommunications
systems to support in-garrison and deployed operations.

Relates mission requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities,
systems capabilities, available technology and services, operating practices
and procedures, equipment and staffing requirements, to provide network
services that support operational requirements.
Identifies, directs, and/or coordinates the actions required to provide
needed services and support with both internal and external agencies (i.e.
Army, Navy, Marines, allies, etc.).

Manages local operating frequency assignment and control program. Provides technical guidance and direction for
different aspects of radio frequency spectrum analysis. Determines the compatibility of frequency
assignments for fixed station and/or mobile radio, radar, satellite links, and
other systems used by the military.
Coordinates frequency assignments with unit spectrum managers, local
Spectrum Managers, ANG Headquarters, MAJCOM Spectrum Management personnel and
other agencies such as Federal Aviation Agency.
Utilizes automated software tools to manage spectrum for associated
squadrons. Conducts transmission path analysis (path profiling) with various
computerized programs.

This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

Must be a Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard

Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)

Maximum Military Grade: MSgt(E-7)

Compatible Military Assignment: 3D1X3

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.

It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.


General Experience : Experience,
education, or training involving the knowledge of the needs of communications
users. Experience using computer and
automation systems.

Specialized Experience : ( GS-0391-11) - Must
have at least 36 months
1. Experience that demonstrates a combination of
specialized communications knowledge at management level.

2. Experience reviewing
training programs to ensure local requirements are met and enhance the
awareness of state-of-the art and future technology.

3. Experience involving
applicable agency spectrum management (i.e., Communication Security (COMSEC)
and Defense Message System (DMS)) regulations, policies, and procedures in
order to coordinate, plan, and satisfy user requirements and to interpret and
develop state policies and procedures.

Experience involving technical or analytical work pertaining to multiple
areas of telecommunications systems, facilities, services, and procedures.

12 months of 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 related to the type of
the position.


This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available.

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status.

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard. 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. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position. 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.

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 addtional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit:

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 addtional information visit:

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 addtional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. OTHER INFORMATION:

1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

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