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Incentives may be available. Payment of such incentives will be made IAW current Alaska HRO Policy. Incentives are subject to funding availability, superior qualifications as determined by selecting supervisors, quality/recency of experience, and pool of qualified candidates.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is an excepted position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Air National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-642-6228.
Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1 = AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, AK AGR and Traditional members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
Area 2 = All others who are eligible to become member of the Alaska Air National Guard.
Selecting Supervisor: Edward Borneo KEY REQUIREMENTS
Alaska Air National Guard membership is required.
U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
Selectee must verify U.S. employment eligibility using Form I-9
Selectee is subject to Entrance on Duty (EOD) physical to include audiogram DUTIES:
Plans the overall allocation of personnel, funding and equipment resources. Plans work on an annual or multi year basis. Develops policies and procedures in the accomplishment of the work. Analyzes work plans developed by subordinate supervisors for accomplishment of assigned directives. Determines status of work accomplished in relation to future demands, including unanticipated or emergency requirements mandating reallocation of resources as required. Provides higher level management and/or leadership information on status of work project, budget estimates, changes in equipment, facilities, techniques, etc. Evaluates potential impact of improved technologies on existing programs and practices and recommended proposed changes. Coordinates and directs the work of units supervised. Assigns and explains work requirements to subordinate supervisors and set deadlines. Analyzes production, cost and personnel utilization records and makes adjustment in operations to correct problems. Prepares and/or provides inputs to operating instructions and initiates work plans to be followed by subordinate workers in accomplishing critical or emergency work projects. Coordinates work operations with other organizations and functions. Recommended promotion or reassignment of subordinate supervisors and review personnel actions prepared by them. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Make formal appraisal of supervisors' work performance and reviews employee appraisals submitted by them. Determines long range and supervisory training needs for all levels of subordinates. Ensures that subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
General Experience is experience, or training which demonstrates your ability to organize assignments for subordinates, estimate material and manpower needed for specific jobs; able to explain manuals and work procedures; and to prepare production records, work records and reports.
Specialized Experience is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.
Journeyman Level Experience: Experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting parts, subassemblies and components and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification.
Supervisory Level Experience: In addition to the jouneyman level experience, experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel. Experience which required the review of work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines. Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function. Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes. Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.
Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position:
-- Ability to plan and organize the work of an aircraft maintenance function.
-- Ability to meet deadlines.
-- Knowledge of aircraft repair functions.
-- Ability to work with others.
-- Ability to oversee and train subordinate supervisors, to deal objectively with workers and tender sound supervisory decisions.
-- Ability to devise new methods.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Enlisted in the Alaska Air National Guard.
MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Air National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in one of the following AFSCs: 2AXXX, 2WXXX. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other 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 eligibility and 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.
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 additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/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
This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp OTHER INFORMATION:
1. If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.
2. The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act. Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position.
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.
4 . Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized.
5. Direct Deposit Program: If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).
6. Military 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 and possibly being required to pay for an incentive you have received (recoupment), you should check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rules apply: - Incentive Termination with Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment and you have not served at least six months of the incentive contract term. - Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment and you have served at least six months of the incentive contract term.
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