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MISSISSIPPI 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.
MILITARY TECHNICIAN COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS : Prior to placement in this position, the selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible position as required by TPR 303. Although conditions of employment, such as grade/rank restrictions, medical, technician compatibility, etc., are not used to determine an applicants eligibility to apply for a position, the applicant must meet the conditions prior to appointment in the position. The compatibility requirements for this position are:
Military Appointment & DAOC/DMOS: Officer - BR 01A, 88A, 90A, 91A, OR 92A
Minimum & Maximum Military Grade: 05-06 (Note: You must provide proof with application of eligibility to hold appropriate military grade.)
This position is located at JFH-MS-J4, Flowood, MS
AREA OF CONSIDERATION : This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is restricted to current on-board Federal technicians with the MS Army National Guard. .
You must maintain membership in National Guard for continuous employment. DUTIES:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is located in Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ), Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics (DCSLOG) G4. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a full deputy to the Logistics Management Officer, G-4 (PDCN: D0975P01). As the deputy, serves as the alter ego to the Logistics Management Officer, G-4, fully sharing with the Logistics Management Officer the direction of all phases of the organizations program which includes serving as Deputy to the DCSLOG/G4 and principle advisor to The Adjutant General (TAG), the JFHQ senior staff and the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Army Directorate on all matters of logistics functions within the JFHQ, less aviation support activities and those functions which fall under the purview of the USPFO. Develops policies, prepares budgets, and prioritizes logistics requirements to meet mission goals and objectives. Serves as member of the states Program Budget Activity Committee (PBAC), maximizing readiness through analysis of requirements and assessment of impacts in adjusting allocation of federal funds between accounts. The DCSLOG/G4 plans, programs, coordinates and directs the activities of logistics functions that include supply, services, maintenance and transportation. Ensures resource requirements are identified, documented and defended both within the State and to the national level in response to requirements established by the Chief, Army Logistics Division of the NGB Army Directorate. As a senior logistics manager within the State, operates in both a line and staff relationship both within the JFHQ and with a broad spectrum of logistics operations statewide. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess experience involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field as well as experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess 36 months of experience 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; experience in managing the function of the work to be performed or experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.
NOTE: Your application must contain a description of both civilian and military experience as it relates to the general and specialized experience requirements.
SECURITY REQUIREMENTS : Selected individual must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance for this position and/or the compatible military position.
MEDICAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : A pre-placement physical examination may be required for this position. Selected individual must maintain any medical/physical standards for this position and/or the compatible military position.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY : The Mississippi National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Placement will be made without discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age or membership or nonmembership in an employee organization. However, the Mississippi National Guard reserves the right to enforce military physical, age, and gender requirements to positions which are essentially military in nature or for which military membership is required.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: A maximum of 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 related to the type of work of the position(i.e., business administration, logistics management, traffic management. etc.).
NOTE: Copies of transcripts, certificate of training, etc., must be submitted in application package for substitution to be considered.
PARTICIPATION IN DIRECT DEPOSIT IS MANDATORY.
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION EXPENSES: NO PCS WILL BE AUTHORIZED. 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 support documents. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating 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 OTHER INFORMATION:
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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