The mission of the Indiana National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: 1.800.GO GUARD
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED
DUTY LOCATION: AASF, Shelbyville, IN
JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of the position is to administer and maintain Unit Level Logistics System-Aviation (ULLS-A) at the AASF. Position provides guidance to users in the daily operation and maintenance of the ULLS-A system and serves as the point of contact between the AASF and external supporting organizations (e.g., Combat Service Support Automation Management Office AVCRAD, National Guard).
This job announcement is for employment as an Indiana Army National Guard Technician; a Federal Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace. As members of a unit of the Indiana National Guard, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Indiana Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Permanent Excepted Service position.
MILITARY RANK REQUIREMENTS: E-4 thru E-9 or WO1 thru CW3
MILITARY SPECIALITY REQUIREMENTS: Individuals must meet the qualifications for the technician position but will have 1 year from date of hire to be assigned to a compatible MOS in a compatible unit for the technician position advertised.
Compatible Military Assignments: Warrant Officer: 151A; Enlisted: 15; 91A, 91E, 92A, 92Y, 92Z, 94E, 94R, 25U
AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Temporary, TERM or Indefinite Federal (Tenure 0 or 3) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Traditional M-Day Soldiers with the Indiana Army National Guard
Guard members from another state; Reservists/IRR; and/or Active Duty Soldiers willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard
Civilians with prior military service willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be in the grades: E-4 thru E-9 or WO1 thru CW3
- Must be a member of the Indiana National Guard or be willing to join
- Must participate in direct deposit
As a Computer Assistant with the Indiana Army National Guard (ARNG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
- Create local modifications to the STAMIS system. Modifications within and among systems are created to provide for the communication of data between testing platforms and the STAMIS system. Results are used to ensure the timely and accurate exchange of maintenance, supply and operational data between individual aircraft laptop computers and the Local Area Network (LAN). Work with multiple operating systems with guidelines that are not always specific or may not exist. Monitor the transfer of data between aircraft laptops and LAN computers to ensure data integrity is maintained. Monitor data back-up systems.
- Ensure data and data files are accurately entered into a system through the Local Area Network (LAN). Monitor database files from outside sources (e.g., inspection master files, component master files and reportable item files) to ensure data integrity and applicability. Restore deleted data files as necessary. Utilize Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the event of ULLS-A failure.
- Troubleshoot common or recurring problems experienced by laptop users. Create database inquiries to access local information stored in the ULLS-A. Assists AASF users in preparing locally designed reports. Create, edit and save database queries. Prioritizs work and necessary repair actions to ensure operating systems function correctly.
- Ensure reports accurately reflect individual aircraft status. Oversee AMSS processes for daily recording and reporting of aircraft/subsystem readiness and end-of-period reports. Maintain and update unit parameters and aircraft/weapon systems authorization files to ensure calculated readiness rates are available.
- Serve as the Terminal Area Security Officer (TASO) with security oversight over AASF ULLS-A system components. Manage ULLS-A network security protection mechanisms. Assign, secure, store, and maintain user IDs, passwords and controls individual and group access to the ULLS-A system. Provide advice and recommendations for using and safeguarding ULLS-A data and resources against unauthorized disclosure, modification, access, use, destruction or denial of service. Trains or works with personnel on ULLS-A changes and procedures. Prepare presentations, utilizing computer programs, as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORl/UCI/MEI/OCl/I G, etc.), mobility exercise, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws. These tasks have no impact on the classification of this position and should NOT be addressed in any technicians performance standards.
In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Computer Assistant position at the GS-09 grade level, you must have at least 24 months of:
General Experience: Must have experience, training, or education which demonstrates the applicants ability to follow directions, procedures, or systematic work methods which gives evidence of the candidates ability to perform this work. Experience using computer and automation systems.
Specialized Experience: Must have experience maintaining continuity of production control; coordinating work load priorities and scheduling multiple requirements. Experience applying optional methods to new or developmental requirements and provide for program dependencies and priorities. Experience identifying computer requirements or techniques associated with the development and design of data processing systems. Experience in planning and programming requirements related to computer systems or applications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
- Detailed knowledge of ULLS-A systems, hardware and software, and how they interconnect in and between normal, variable, and different operating conditions and systems (DOD, MSDOS, etc) in the AASF and AVCRAD to accomplish duties.
- Extensive knowledge of computer equipment, internal computer processes, and application and utility programs.
- Knowledge of a wide range of analytical and diagnostic methods, procedures, and principles to identify system failures, take corrective actions to resume normal operations, and implement procedures to allow for partial use until problems are resolved.
- Knowledge of the codes, abbreviations and terms used in the ULLS-A system program and the order needed to acquire, interpret and resolve problems based on information derived from ULLS-A system reports.
- Knowledge of job priorities, rules and scheduling procedures in order to align and adjust schedules in accordance with functional program priorities when work schedules are re-aligned.
- Skill and knowledge to independently apply DoD, Army, NGB, and local policies, standards, and directives to perform analysis, to evaluate the automated information systems requirements, and offer assistance and guidance to those who receive informational products.
- Knowledge of a wide range of current automated information systems, data automation, and information technology concepts, methods, techniques, and procedures. This includes Army, NGB, and commercial off-the-shelf systems technology.
- Knowledge of AASF missions, objectives, terminology, and management practices in the facility, NGB, and the DA to recognize probable areas of interaction and overlap between proposed and existing system requirements.
Educational Requirements and/or Substitution of Education for Experience: High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 months of specialized experience.
Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e. 36 weeks of substantially full time study, or 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience. For experience required in excess of 24 months, education in schools above the high school level may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of education for 6 months experience.
Must participate in Direct Deposit
A criminal history check will be completed on all selectees before hire date.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.
ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be payable.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work is generally sedentary with nominal walking or standing for short periods of time.
If you are not a member of the Indiana Army National Guard, but are interested in applying for this position, please call the Indiana Army National Guard Recruiting Office at 800-GO-GUARD. You can also view our website at http://www.in.ng.mil/Recruiting/tabid/1041/Default.aspx .
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.
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 numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. 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.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc .
Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the Indiana National Guard, please visit our website at Joint Forces Headquarters, Human Resources .
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