This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain their active membership in the AF Reserve unit where assigned. ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. They are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserves.
Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position & unit) on their application.
Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.
The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).
WHO MAY APPLY:
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You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered.
**Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
Non-DoD Transfer (
, Dept of Labor, etc.)
Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
30% Disabled Veterans
U.S. Citizenship Required
Must be a current member of the AF Reserves or willing/qualified to join
Travel and relocation expenses may be paid
Military AFSC and Grade: 3D000 / E9
Must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret security clearance
Must achieve the appropriate IA Certification within 6 months of assignment
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Directs enlisted force management of Cyber responsible for the command and control of cyberspace forces conducting Offensive Cyberspace Operations (OCO), Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) and DoD Global Information Grid Operations (DGO) in support of Air Force and Joint objectives.
Serves as principle advisor to the RAU Commander on force readiness, career development, and morale and welfare issues.
Provides oversight of training and operations to ensure the readiness of assigned personnel.
Performs work for the planning and management of the administrative budget and related financial documents.
Works closely with supervisors and program managers regarding the utilization of resources required to meet mission objectives.
Represents CAU with a variety of command, installation and functional area organizations
Establishes, develops, and maintains effective operational working relationships with the National Security Agency (NSA), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Combatant Commands, USCYBERCOM, Air Force Major Commands, Numbered Air Forces, Wings, Groups, Squadrons, as well as key members of the law enforcement community.
Manages plans, organizes, controls, and directs the enlisted professional development activities of the CAU to ensure optimum use of resources.
Directs the overall management of the CAUs Enlisted Professional Development program.
Performs personnel supervisory/management responsibilities. Supervises one GS-07 ART Enlisted employee.
Counsels employee(s), takes or recommends disciplinary actions, recommends awards, sets standards, evaluates performance, approves leave, signs time and attendance records, prepares or revises position descriptions, and resolved grievances or refers to higher authority along with recommendations for resolution.
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One year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems. Examples of creditable
specialized experience includes evaluating, implementing, and disseminating IT security tools and procedures; IT security certification and accreditation requirements; network operations and protocols; and computer forensics principles; able to evaluate unusual circumstances; consider different approaches; and deal with incomplete and conflicting data by interpreting data; planning the work; and refining the methods and techniques being used in a variety of common problems, questions, or situations that are dealt with in accordance with established criteria.
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(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-09 to be considered for referral.
The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
nowledge of communications-computer systems, configurations, operation, applications, governing directives, and various security approaches to formulate and manage the base-wide communications-computer operations including network configuration, systems security program, telecommunications, system operations and services; knowledge of a broad range of communications and information systems architecture and elements supporting communications operational needs; knowledge of the capabilities of computer systems and be able to adapt with constant changing programs and evolving dynamic C4 technology.
2. Knowledge of IT security principles, policies, products and services to assess risk factors and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources (e.g. destructive programs/applications/viruses, unauthorized access, disruption of services, espionage) and procedures and methods for protection of systems and applications;
knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices for integrating information system components to plan, coordinate, and administer computer systems; to configure and interface hardware and software programs with operating systems; and to optimize system performance.
Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.
knowledge of the importance of acquiring, maintaining, and advancing knowledge of modern computer systems, processes, and advanced technologies through proactive participation in conferences, seminars, training, and formal education;
knowledge extensive for networks to monitor communication and information activities and accurately translate data to provide military commanders a timely and integrated picture of Cyber RAU communication system capability.
Ability required to manage responses, control, and report unauthorized network activity and related network security incidents.
Knowledge of DoDD computer systems development and acquisition rules and processes; knowledge desirable in Base-level Network Control Center experience; previous 624th Operation Center, DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency), AFCERT (Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team), or Cyber RAU operational experience.
Ability to track, compiles, assess, and report Cyber RAU enterprise compliance, extension, and situational awareness metrics; ability to use sound management and practices and personal initiative, judgment, tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, and ingenuity; ability to deal effectively with executives in high level management and technical positions and maintain working relationships with executives and employees at all levels of government, commercial and professional organizations.
Ability to use sound management and practices and personal initiative, judgment, tact, diplomacy, resourcefulness, and ingenuity; ability to deal effectively with executives in high level management and technical positions and maintain working relationships with executives and employees at all levels of government, commercial and professional organizations.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.
You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?
provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is an ART enlisted position.
The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.
Work schedule will be aligned to allow the incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA).
The incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may also be assigned non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities
The employee must obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
This position requires the employee to occasionally travel away from the normal duty station; the employee must be willing/able to travel on military and commercial aircraft.
The employee might be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include weekends, and/or holidays, and any hours of the day or night. The duties of this position require shift work (such as day, swing, and midnight).
May be subject to on-call or recall due to contingencies or emergencies.
The employee will provide IT and Comm support and training to unit personnel on scheduled Unit Training Assemblies (UTAs) and annual tours (AT).
This position is designated as a mobility position.
The incumbent must be willing to move/transfer to another unit/location on a lateral or promotion basis as directed by HQ AFRC.
Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position must achieve the appropriate IA certification within six months of assignment of these duties. Failure to receive the proper IA certification may result in removal of this position.
The incumbent may also be required to meet requirements of certification programs such as Combat Mission Ready (CMR) with medical requirements, Stan/Eval, or the Quality Assurrance Program (QAP).
This position has been identified as a drug testing designated position.
The incumbent of this position may be selected for random drug testing, and be subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.
Applicants, who disqualify themselves, will not be evaluated further.
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Air Reserve Technician (ART) Positions
: For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212.
Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts.
Visit the Verification of Military Experience and Training Web Site to obtain this information,
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click
To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8
or above on the rating criteria for this position.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)
: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click
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This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package
be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located
- If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
if qualifying based on education or positive education series
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The fax number is 478-757-3144
Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.
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