Department of the Air Force - Otis, MA

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This is a IT SPECIALIST (CUSTSPT) position supporting the 102nd Intelligence Wing. This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: SMSgt Robert Cross, (508) 968-7805.




: 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


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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This position is located in an Air National Guard intelligence unit. The purpose of the position is to provide information technology system support to the assigned unit. The incumbent provides systems administration support on workstations and servers using multiple operating systems. The incumbent is responsible for installing and testing the system security configuration and monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining workstation and server hardware and software. The incumbent is the primary customer support specialist for the classified systems used throughout the unit.

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: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process. Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.


: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.

Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance of TS/SCI

Must have current Security+ Certification.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience


At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

Major study-computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.

Military grade range: SSgt to TSgt

All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/AFSC.

Compatible Military Assignment:
ENL: 3D0X2, 3D1X1, 3D1X2

3D0X2 = ASVAB G = 64 P=3, U=3, L=3, H=2, E=3, S=3

3D1X1 = ASVAB E = 60 P=3, U=3, L=3, H=2, E=3, S=3

3D1X2 = ASVAB E = 70 P=3, U=3, L=3, H=2, E=3, S=3

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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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.


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.

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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 Wednesday, January 02, 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

Application Manager

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

Application Manager

and use the Vacancy Identification Number 794936.

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: 794936. 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: 794936.

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.)


  • Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR

**If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be



Donna King

Phone: (508)233-6757


Agency Information:
Massachusetts National Guard


Human Resources Office




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