This is a POWERED SUPPORT SYSTEMS MECHANIC position supporting the 102nd Intelligence Wing. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: CMSgt Frederick Manamon at 508-968-4253.
MASSACHUSETTS AIR NATIONAL GUARD
TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION
: As allowed by OPM guidelines, the Massachusetts Air National Guard follows a three tier advertisement process. The three tier process will be as follows:
Tier I: All current MA ANG tenure 1 and 2 technicians and MA ANG permanent AGRs
Tier II: All current MA ANG members, to include tenure 3 and tenure 0 technicians, traditional guardsmen, and temporary AGRs
Tier III: All individuals eligible for immediate enlistment into the MA ANG
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED.
This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Massachusetts Air National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Massachusetts Air National Guard recruiter at (888) 301-3103, ext. 7467, before applying for this position.
Must be willing to be a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard
Direct Deposit is required
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Work involves the maintenance and repair of powered ground and similar support equipment used for aircraft ground servicing; missile, aircraft, air control, and radar installations powered support; field combat support; engineering and construction project support; and general utilities, including standby and emergency power generating systems.
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: Experience or training which demonstrates the knowledge of mechanical maintenance work; ability to read and use technical manuals, illustrations, diagrams and schematics, and skill in the use of equipment and hand tools used in troubleshooting, testing and repairing equipment.
: Must have at least
18 months experience
or training removing, adjusting, replacing, cleaning, and installing parts, components, and accessories. Experience which provided working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic theory applying to powered support equipment and systems; and skill to replace, fit, install, and make adjustments. Experience which provided working knowledge of the makeup and operation of the various individual systems maintained and their interrelationships. Experience reading and interpreting parts lists, manufactures' repair manuals, diagrams, and electrical schematics.
Military grade range: A1C to TSgt
All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/AFSC.
Compatible Military Assignment:
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.
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Retirement Program -
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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.
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.
3. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:
If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.
For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies:
IncentiveTermination without Recoupment:
If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.
HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, February 11, 2013.
To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or login to your existing USAJOBS account and either create or upload a resume. You will then be redirected to the
to finish to application process. Be sure to upload the required documents and ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process. Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.
Note: To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit the
and use the Vacancy Identification Number 819138.
If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of
OPM Form 1203-FX
, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire (click here to
View Occupational Questionnaire
) and use the official
FAX Cover Page
; Attention: 819138. Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1. Complete this
FAX Cover Page
using the following vacancy ID number: 819138.
2. Fax your documents to 478-757-3144.
3. Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.
Resume showing relevant experience
Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
**If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be
- Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Denise E. Cahalane
Massachusetts National Guard
Human Resources Office
Department of the Air Force - 23 months ago
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