General Supply Specialist
Department of the Air Force - Lincoln, NE

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The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

Nebraska National Guard

THIS POSITION CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service 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.

FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY TO JOIN THE MILITARY (NEBRASKA AIR NATIONAL GUARD) PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL RECRUITING OFFICE AT 1-402-309-1172.

This position is located in the Operations Compliance Function, Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS), Mission Support Group, at an ANG Aviation Wing. The primary purpose of this position is to provide centralized oversight of critical squadron programs. Measures LRS processes through inventory analysis, surveillance, trends and standards, develops and writes local policy/procedures and performs over the shoulder inspections. Also responsible for all funds management functions including satellite stock fund management in support of unit mission.

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION OF POSITION: 155 LRS, Lincoln, NE

PD# D1958000

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Dual Status (Excepted Service) Enlisted position only.

Open Area of Consideration: 1
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1 - Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit Technicians of the Nebraska Air National Guard

Referral of Applicants: Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:

1. Fully qualified Area 1 applicants.
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Military membership in the Nebraska Air National Guard is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment.
  • Permanent Change of Station Benefits will not be paid.

DUTIES: Back to top (1) Performs analysis on a wide range of technical squadron functions by analyzing historical and current data and identifying deficiencies or potential problems during surveillances or staff assistance visits. Evaluates unexpected fluctuations or trends in statistics, resolves discrepancies, and makes recommendations for change when problems are identified that adversely affect operations. Performs analysis on current or potential problems identified by flight management. Compares supply performance and maintenance interface data with prescribed standards to identify the effectiveness of supply support. Performs in-depth research and special analyses and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement. Facilitates corrective measures when specific actions are required by other elements. Serves as the point of contact for all customer problems unresolved at flight level. Utilizes computer software programs, spreadsheets, databases and graphics to collect, organize, analyze, display, and/or brief management information to customers and/or squadron management staff. Monitors inventory losses by analyses of inventory discrepancies, adjustments and trends to ensure the integrity of the base resources management system. Receives incoming shipment discrepancy reports and evaluates and performs analyses on incoming and outgoing reports to ensure the effectiveness of the Supply Discrepancy Report (SDR) program.

(2) Develops, coordinates, and publishes local supplements and makes recommendations to assist in the development of major command (MAJCOM) supplements to Air Force (AF) manuals and instructions applying to the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS). Drafts and finalizes operating instructions, which include but are not limited to, alert plans, duty hour, and designation of delivery locations. Recommends changes to higher headquarters when standard procedures are inadequate or erroneous. Documents findings for problems that can not be resolved and forward compiled data to higher echelons for study and resolution.

(3) Manages the General Supply Division (GSD) and monitors the Material Support Division (MSD) of the Air Force Supply Management Activity Group (SMAG) at base level. Develops and maintains trends analysis for stock fund operations and formulates long and short-range projections. Is a member of the Financial Working Group (FWG) and a technical advisor to the Financial Management Board (FMB) and base organizations on the problems affecting the stock fund and Operation & Maintenance (O&M) budget as well as supply and equipment financial management. Briefs upper level supervisors and managers in the interpretation of supply/financial management data reports. Coordinates the preparation and submission of the initial and revised stock fund budget call with the GLSC. Analyzes financial transactions to detect errors and initiates corrective action. Coordinates with the GLSC funds manager for the approval of free issue, forced credit turn-ins, and adjusted stock level requests. Serves as the approval level authority for all inventory adjustments affecting the General Support Division stock fund. Coordinates with the GLSC/SMAG for all adjustments affecting the Material Support Division stock fund.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be qualifying, experience must have been progressively responsible with increasingly difficult and complex duties. Experience must have been at the next lower or second lower grade or its non-federal equivalent.

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE: NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION. EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR RESUME. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED. BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training involving administration of supply management, storage, cataloging, packaging and distribution or other work which provided the applicant with a general knowledge of one or more aspects of the supply field. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 24 months of specialized experience, education or training supervising and/or managing supply personnel and a variety of functions. Knowledge on the entire inventory management supply system. Experience coordinating with other organizations on complex and controversial supply issues. Experience providing advice and guidance on supply regulations to upper levels of management regarding supply functions. Experience analyzing, developing, evaluating to improve supply programs, policies, procedures, techniques, etc. Experience which demonstrates the ability to control supply stocks and inventory, and account for equipment. Experience which the applicant gained in dealing with cost estimates, budgets or funds management. Experience which required person-to-person contacts to convey information and ability to compile reports, letters, memoranda, etc.

KSA'S:

1. Knowledge of the organization, regulations and methods of supply systems.

2. Knowledge of the technical requirements governing the accounting of government property.

3. Ability to computer materiel requirements or estimates for budget, procurement, provisioning or other special programs.

4. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

NOTE: REGARDING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignment must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience when the Education in is in the Inventory Management or Supply related fields or another related discipline. Education above high school level means an education institution (e.g., a business or commercial school or college, a secretarial school, a junior college or a college or university.) for which high school graduation or the equivalent is a prerequisite and in which an applicant successfully completed study. Education in an accredited college, university, or trade school 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 specialized experience. Each 30 semester hours credited must include at least 6 semester hours of courses which are directly related to the type of work of the position. College transcripts MUST be submitted for professional positions or when substituting education for experience. NOTE: If you are using education as a substitution of experience OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualification, YOU MUST SUBMIT copies of college transcripts when required. Failure to provide college transcripts when required will result in an ineligible rating. NOTE: The Nebraska National Guard HRO has a document entitled "Secrets to Getting a Technician Job"; you are encouraged to follow the link provided if you are interested. http://ne.ng.mil/ArmyGuard/Tech%20Branch%20Documents/SecretstoGettingaTechnicianJob1.pdf

REMEMBER: Military training directly related to the type of work of the position may be substituted on a day for day basis.

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 or 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/pdf_fill/of612.pdf

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

MILITARY GRADES: Maximum Military Grade E7; Minimum Military Grade E1 ; Military grade inversion within the full time work force is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted - 2S0X1; AFSC must be met by applicants as defined by the Air Force Enlisted Classification Directory (AFECD); Minimum ASVAB test scores are Admin 41 or General 44, X-factor weight lift score of J and PUHLES physical profile of 333333 respectively is required. Completion of high school with a course in mathematics desired.

Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields to be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position.

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 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: Back to top 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 New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

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, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.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 Resources 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 Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top

To apply for this position, you must provide BOTH of the following parts:

1. Your responses to the Qualification Questionnaire, and

2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of the Job Announcement.

Use the Online Qualification Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.

(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips):

http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter

Option A: Online Qualification Questionnaire. Tips for using the Online Qualification Questionnaire:
  • You must click both "Finish" and "Submit" when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached - until you click "Submit" button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.
  • You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualification 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.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.

2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 845466. Click Select a Vacancy.

3. Verify that all 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.gov and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)
  • If you submit more than one Qualification 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, choose one of the following 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 Qualification Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaire you may already have saved or submitted.
OR
  • If your résumé is going to be one you prepared OUTSIDE of USAJOBS Résumé Builder , click this link to begin the process: Online Questionnaire

To return to Application Manager at any time, use whichever one of the links you used to begin as described above, or simply go to https://ApplicationManager.gov .

Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualification 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.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required:
  • Current Resume or Application for Federal Employment - Optional Form 612

Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information listed below:

Work experience: (for each position you held that is related to this job) - (do not provide copies of job descriptions):

- Job title.

- Duties and accomplishments

- If assigned additional duties in a position, include percentage of time spent performing the additional duties.

- Number of hours per week.

- Employer's name and address

- Supervisor's name and phone number.

- Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).

- Salary

- Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacts.

Military Experience: Include all military experience that is pertinent to be position for which you are applying:

- Starting and ending dates of assignment.

- Duty title of position.

- MOSs/AFSCs.

- Complete a separate experience block for each period of military service related to the position.

NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.
  • Transcripts (ARE REQUIRED IF BEING USED FOR SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION)

Transcripts are required if substituting education for experience or there is a mandatory education requirement. Your college transcripts must identify, for each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. Photocopies of original transcripts are acceptable, but you will be required to provide originals if you are selected for this position.
  • If you are or have been a Federal employee, you are encouraged to submit a copy of your last Notification for Personnel Action, Form SF-50.
The Questionnaire Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

845466
1. Title of Job

General Supply Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

09

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

001 General Supply Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

312830109 Lincoln, NE

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions: 1. THIS POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED FOR ON-BOARD TECHNICIANS OF THE NEBRASKA AIR NATIONAL GUARD ONLY. What is your area of consideration with the Nebraska Air National Guard?

A. Current permanent and/or indefinite bargaining unit technicians of the Nebraska Air National Guard.
B. All members of the Nebraska Air National Guard and persons eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air National Guard OR unwilling to join the Nebraska Air National Guard.
2. MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. Are you an enlisted military member in the grade of E1-E7?

A. Yes, I am currently an enlisted military member in the grade of E1-E7.
B. No, I am not currently an enlisted military member in the grade of E1-E7 OR I do not wish to join the Nebraska Air National Guard.
Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience, education and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

3. Do you possess experience, education, or training involving administration of supply management, storage, cataloging, packaging and distribution or other work which provided the applicant with a general knowledge of one or more aspects of the supply field; Experience using computer and automation systems?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Do you possess at least 24 months of specialized experience, education or training supervising and/or managing supply personnel and a variety of supply functions; Knowledge on the entire inventory management supply system; Experience coordinating with other organizations on complex and controversial supply issues; Experience providing advice and guidance on supply regulations to upper levels of management regarding supply functions; Experience analyzing, developing, evaluating to improve supply programs, policies, procedures, techniques, etc; Experience which demonstrates the ability to control supply stocks and inventory, and account for equipment; Experience which the applicant gained in dealing with cost estimates, budgets or funds management; Experience which required person-to-person contacts to convey information and ability to compile reports, letters, memoranda, etc?

A. Yes
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.
5. Knowledge of the Standard Base Supply System, its programs and procedures and of a wide range of commonly applied supply functional principles, concepts and program operations to apply judgment, perform analysis, provide service and resolve problems.

6. Knowledge of established supply systems to weigh the impact of variables on existing policies and procedures that influence the support and services provided.

7. Knowledge and skill to analyze supply/budget reports to measure progress in meeting stock fund objectives, both local and major command.

8. Ability to conduct surveillance visits and special analysis of all supply elements to ensure compliance with directives and procedures.

9. Knowledge to perform analytical assignments involving specific issues associated with supply systems and function analysis to include issues related to stock fund management and the ability to recommend changes when standard procedures and practices are inadequate.

10. Knowledge of Air Force Stock Fund, to include a detailed knowledge of Funds Management procedures and practices.

11. Ability to analyze stratification reports to measure progress in meeting objectives; to assemble and prepare statistical data depicting trends; to identify problems and take or recommend appropriate corrective actions; and to independently select and apply appropriate procedures.

12. Knowledge of and skills in utilization of personal computers, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation applications, and other programs and databases and the ability to prepare charts or graphs.

13. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

14. Familiarization and understanding of data transmission systems.

15. Knowledge of the organization, regulations and methods of supply systems.

16. As previously explained, your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency.

Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you: (1) understand this warning, (2) have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, (3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability and (4) realize you must join the respective Nebraska National Guard and wear the military uniform.

Failure to agree to this statement will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that I may be removed from consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO: Denise L. Anderson
Phone: (402)309-8177
Email: DENISE.L.ANDERSON12.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Nebraska National Guard
Human Resources Office
2433 NW 24th Street
Lincoln, NE
68524
USA

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