Telecommunications Specialist (D1833000)
Department of the Air Force - Pineville, LA

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LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE

TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

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.

LOCATION

: 122

ND

ASOS, CAMP BEAUREGARD,
PINEVILLE, LA

NOTE

: POSITION NOT TO BE FILLED UNTIL
VACATED BY INCUMBENT.

This position is located at an ANG Aviation
Wing, Air Support Operations Group (ASOG) Air Support Operations Squadron
(ASOS) and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP).

The primary purpose of this position is to
perform duties as a supervisor and Air Liaison Officer (ALO)
Instructor/Evaluator, on diverse and complex operations, including the
integration and coordination of Air and Space power across the spectrum of
command, from the ground maneuver unit to the theater level. Operations require
in-depth analysis of plans and programs to determine and develop courses of
action for assigned personnel.

ACTIVE

GUARD RESERVE (AGR) ANNOUNCEMENT:
This
position is also being announced as an AGR position under AGR Vacancy
announcement number LA-

843212

  • A closing
06MAR13

. Personnel
applying for this position as AGR should do so under that vacancy announcement.

Open

Areas of Consideration:
1

DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION

:

Area 1

= Officer (O-5 and below) members of the Louisiana National
Guard.

NOTICE

: THIS EMPLOYER PARTICIPATES
IN E-VERIFY: FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES ALL EMPLOYERS TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY AND
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY OF ALL PERSONS HIRED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Must be a member of the Louisiana National Guard.

DUTIES:
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DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES

:

(1)

Plans,
organizes, and directs the activities of the assigned technicians, ensuring
that the advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory
requirements.

Develops goals and objectives
that integrate unit and overall unit program objectives.

Researches, interprets, analyzes, and applies
applicable Joint Publications and Tactics Techniques and Procedures (TTP) to
establish guidelines, policies and objectives.

Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of the unit’s
mission.

Plans and schedules work in a
manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution.

Coordinates, plans, and schedules with other
organization managers and customers as appropriate.

Identifies need for changes in priorities and
takes action to implement such changes.

Plans work to be accomplished by
subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares
schedules.

Assigns work to subordinate
employees based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and
requirements of assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities
of staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs.

Balances workload and provides advice,
guidance, and direction on a wide range of technical and administrative issues.

Structures
assignments to create effective and economical positions.

Coordinates with information technology and
intelligence units and aircrews as appropriate.

Reviews organization mission, functions, and manning.

Identifies requirements and initiates
requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment,
supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives.

Provides advice to supervisor on significant
issues and problems related to work accomplishment.

Establishes analysis systems to ensure
actions are timely and reviewed at critical points.

Accepts, amends, or rejects work presented by
subordinates.

Performs self-inspection
and presents a detailed and comprehensive report with any corrective action
taken to supervisor.

Follows-up to
ensure complete and quality resolution of discrepancies.

Assesses and revises policies and procedures
as needed to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work.

(2)

Exercises
supervisory personnel management responsibilities.

Advises and provides counsel to employees
regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management.

Selects or recommends selection of candidates
for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments in consideration of
skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and diversity
objectives.

Develops, modifies, and/or
interprets performance standards.

Explains
performance expectations to employees and provides regular feedback on
strengths and weaknesses.

Holds
employees responsible for satisfactory completion of work assignments.

Appraises subordinate workers’ performance
ensuring consistency and equity in rating techniques.

Recommends awards when appropriate and
approves within grade increases.

Hears
and resolves employee complaints and refers serious unresolved complaints to
higher-level management.

Initiates
action to correct performance or conduct problems.

Effects minor disciplinary measures such as
warnings and reprimands and recommends action in more serious disciplinary
matters.

Prepares documentation to
support actions taken.

Identifies
employee developmental needs and provides or arranges for training (formal and
on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance.

Encourages self-development.

Approves master leave schedule assuring
adequate coverage for peak workloads and traditional holiday vacation time.

Demonstrates sensitivity to ideas of
subordinates.

Promotes an environment in
which employees are empowered to participate in and contribute to effective
mission accomplishment.

Discharges
security responsibilities by ensuring education and compliance with security
directives for employees with access to classified or sensitive material.

Recognizes and takes action to correct
situations posing a threat to the health or safety of subordinates.

Applies EEO principles and requirements to
all personnel management actions and decisions, and ensures all /personnel are
treated in a manner free of discrimination.

Periodically reviews position descriptions to ensure accuracy, and the
most effective utilization of personnel resources.

Explains classification determinations to
subordinate

employees.

(3)

Serves as an ALO and JTAC Instructor and
Evaluator.

Oversees unit training
encompassing the full cycle of theory, formal classroom, and actual field
performance for unit activities. Validates training requirements identified by
the Leader by analyzing MAJCOM and Air Force requirements, unit training
objectives, mission debriefs, combat readiness reports, Terminal Attack Control
and task certifications and evaluation reports, and appropriate directives.
Validates instructional standards, training plans, tests, lesson plans, and
other training and evaluation materials which are developed and maintained by
the Leader.

Identifies resource and
funding requirements necessary to maintain proficiency, training, and combat
readiness.

Performs costs analysis, task
analysis, and student load factor analysis.

Approves media most appropriate to subject matter and student skill
level.

Evaluates overall training
program effectiveness and success.

Leads
or participates in multiple process improvement teams to recommend improvements
to instructional methods, processes, or tools.

Provides feedback on contractor courseware and
instructional effectiveness.

Schedules
and conducts training for instructors and examiners on instructional
methodology, student assessment techniques, and training techniques to develop
instructor proficiency.

Evaluates
student performance to ensure currency and proficiency in mission area.

Monitors and evaluates individual training
accomplishments and compliance.

Applies
existing or devises new measurement tools.

Reviews current records of training for students.

Counsels students, evaluates student
potential, makes determinations on readiness for evaluation, and recommends
military reclassification actions, as appropriate.

(4)

Instructs unit personnel on ALO, TAC and TACP/ASOC/S
knowledge, skills and abilities. In exercise, training and evaluation
environments, instructs on the Theatre Air Ground System and the application of
Air and Space power to support the ground commander’s Concept of Operations
(CONOPs), Commander’s Intent, and Scheme of Maneuver. This includes; Joint
Forces Land Component Commander (JFLCC) priorities of fire in order to assist
in deconfliction of assets; rules of engagement (ROE) to ensure operations
falls within the legal parameters as established for the theater; Operations Plans
(OPLANs), Operations Orders (OPORDS), Air Tasking Orders (ATOs), Special
Instructions (SPINs), and Airspace Control Orders (ACOs). Also instructs on
the: Ground commander’s Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIRs) and
Information Requirements (IRs); Joint Forces Air Component Commander (JFACC)
targeting guidance, restrictions, and collateral damage standards, as well as
JFACC no-strike areas in order to prevent fratricide; Ground commander’s
Military Decision Making Process (MDMP); Air and ground reference points (i.e.
Bulls-eye) information for area of responsibility; Airspace Control Measures;
current intelligence as applicable to the mission. Instruction emphasizes
identification and tracking of friendly locations; enemy orders of battle;
determination of surface and air threats to terminal attack control operations.
Teaches liaison with ground maneuver commander and staff to coordinate target
development and selection of weapon systems against hostile targets; and weapon
system employment, assessment and adjustment. Provides instruction on
communication requirements, procedures, nets, frequencies, Electronic
Attack/Electronic Protection (EA/EP) and Communication Security (COMSEC),
Instructs and applies operational risk assessments and provides situational
awareness to ground personnel and flight crews. Instructs in precautionary
measures related to laser emissions, possible exposure to depleted uranium,
noise hazards, hazardous material, range safety requirements, and pyro-techniques.

(5)

Serves
as unit standardization/evaluation evaluator to ensure Combat Mission Readiness
(CMR) of ALO, TAC and Tactical Air Command and Control Specialist (TACCS)
personnel.

Performs analysis, evaluates
and examines ALO, TAC and TACCS personnel to determine degree of proficiency
and adherence to tactics, techniques, procedures and coordination requirements.
Conducts scheduled and unscheduled written, objectivity and supplemental
evaluations/examinations.

Instructs,
verifies and certifies the qualifications of individuals nominated for
Standardization Evaluation Examiner (SEE) upgrade.

(6)

Serves
as senior planner. Duties include long range planning, scheduling, and training
for current and future operations, based on unit mission and tasking.

Participates in planning worldwide exercises
and deployments. Acts as the unit subject matter expert on integration and
coordination of Air and Space power across the spectrum of command, from the
ground maneuver unit to the theatre level, providing input and advice to the commander.
Coordinates and directs ALO, JTAC and TACP support for joint service exercises
and training events.

(7)

Review and approve work center training
programs. Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for Drill Status
Guard members.

(8)

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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GENERAL EXPERIENCE

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

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE

: Must have at least Thirty-Six (36) months of experience,
education, or training that demonstrates a combination of specialized
communications knowledge at management level; reviewing training programs to
ensure local requirements are met and enhance the awareness of state-of-the art
and future technology; 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; and involving
technical or analytical work pertaining to multiple areas of telecommunications
systems, facilities, services, and procedures which provided the candidate with
the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below.

KSAs

:

I: Knowledge and understanding of AF
integration of assets and personnel in the

Theater

Air

Control

System (TACS)

to the

Army
Air-Ground System

(

AAGS

).

Possess the ability to teach DOD Joint
Counter-Land Doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures including information
on

modern fighter aircraft, attack helicopters,
unmanned aircraft systems, munitions/ordnance and employment techniques
utilized by Close Air Support (CAS) and Close Combat Attack (CCA) platforms.

II: Knowledge of AFIs, ANGIs,

Joint Publications and Tactics Techniques and
Procedures (TTP) to establish guidelines, policies and objectives

relating to aircraft employment, bombing range procedures,
Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC)
training requirements.

III: Knowledge and ability to
interpret and translate policy from higher organizational levels; 159th FW, HQ
LA ANG, State, NGB and AF guidance and develop local policy and implementing
instructions.

Must ensure employees are
adhering to policies, procedures, and directives established in ANGIs, AFIs and
State policies (including LA’s LMA).

Must be able to recognize and take action to correct situations posing a
threat to the health or safety of subordinates.

IV: Ability to recommend selection
of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments in
consideration of skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and
diversity objectives.

Applies EEO
principles based on established guidelines to ensure all personnel management
actions and decisions, and all personnel are treated in a manner free of
discrimination.

V: Ability to identify resource and
funding requirements necessary to maintain proficiency, training, and combat
readiness.

Performs costs analysis, task
analysis, and student load factor analysis.

Understand and evaluate communications requirements and relate
requirements to existing and available technology, operating practices and
procedures, equipment and staffing requirements, funding and cost analysis
studies, and other supporting services.

VI:
Ability to manage daily operations of a squadron including the ability
to review and approve work center training programs and supervise the state,
federal, and active duty personnel who ensure squadron equipment readiness for
state and federal missions.

Must ensure
critical duties are executed by the Squadron’s Scheduler, Resource Advisor,
Knowledge Operations Manager, Personnelist, Client Systems Technician, ADPE
Custodian, Weapons Custodian, SORTS monitor, ART monitor, etc.

Ability to oversee unit training encompassing
the full cycle of theory, formal classroom, and actual field performance for
unit activities.

VII: Ability to serve as unit’s standardization/evaluation
evaluator OIC to ensure Combat Mission Readiness (CMR) of Air Liaison Officer
(ALO), JTAC and Tactical Air Command and Control Specialist (TACCS)
personnel.

Performs analysis, evaluates
and examines ALO, JTAC and TACCS personnel to determine degree of proficiency
and adherence to tactics, techniques, procedures and coordination requirements.

VIII: Ability to serve as senior planner.

Conduct long range planning, scheduling, and
training for current and future operations, based on unit mission and
tasking.

Participate in planning worldwide
exercises and deployments.

MILITARY
REQUIREMENTS

: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible
military grade prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee must also be
in a compatible military assignment (MOS/AFSC) prior to or within one year of
placement.

Military Grades

: OFFICER (O-5 and below)

Compatible Military Assignments

: 11XXX, 12XXX, 13XXX

***LOUISIANA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS -
Acceptance of this position may result in the loss of contracted incentive(s).
For further details, contact the LANG State Incentive Manager, at (504)
391-8336***

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

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:
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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:

https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance -

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

http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave -

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

http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

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

http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ei61.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 can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must provide

both

of the following parts:
1.

Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and

2.

Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

for convenience and quickest processing.

Option A:
Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

Tips for using the

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

:

·

You must click

both

Finish

and

Submit

when you are done. Your

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

is not processed - and your résumé is not attached - until you click the

Submit

button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.

·

You can upload or fax supporting documents after you

Submit

the

Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

·

You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Wednesday, March 06, 2013

·

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:

1.

Go to

https://www.applicationmanager.org

and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2.

Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number:

843212.

Click

Select a Vacancy

.

3.

Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of

Processed

.

·

You can save your work and come back later. Just click both

Save

and

Logout

.

(When you want to return, go to

https://www.applicationmanager.org

and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)

·

If you

Submit

more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one

Submitted

is the one that is used.

Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.

To begin your

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

, choose one of these options:
·

If your résumé is going to come

from

the USAJOBS Resume Builder

, you begin the process by clicking the

Apply Online

button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached

only

to the

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

you complete and

Submit

from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.

·

If your résumé is going to be one

you prepared

outside

of USAJOBS Résumé Builder

, click this link to begin the process:
Online Questionnaire

.

Option B:
Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the

Online Qualifications Questionnaire

, you can write your answers on paper.

Follow these steps:
1.

You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.

Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL

http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

or by calling

USAJOBS by Phone

at (703) 724-1850 - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.

You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

·

By Fax:
If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here --

http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf

-- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.

The fax number is

1-478-757-3144.

Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.

*

PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL REQUIRED FORMS ARE FAXED TO FAX NUMBER ABOVE WITH THE PROPER COVERSHEET. REQUIRED FORMS NOT RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
For this job announcement the following documents are required:

Optional Form 612

(Optional Form for Federal Employment) or Resume’

Optional Form 306

(Declaration for Federal Employment)

LA FORM 171-1

(Military Training & Experience Supplement)

LA FORM 171-2

(KSA Form or Separate MSWord Document)

LA FORM 335-8

(Race and Ethnicity Identification)

  • PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE DURING BUSINESS HOURS OF 0700-1730, TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT (504) 278-8591/8594/8767 OR EMAIL @
LA.J1.HRO@NG.ARMY.MIL

TO VERIFY RECEIPT OF YOUR APPLICATION

BEFORE

THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your

resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note

: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:

http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Richard Tinker

Phone: (504)278-8591

Email: RICHARD.L.TINKER@US.ARMY.MIL

Agency Information:
Louisiana National Guard

Human Resources Office

6400 St Claude Ave

New Orleans,
LA

70117

USA

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