The mission of the United States Air Force is to
in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values --
integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
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)
U.S. Citizenship Required
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
A Background Investigation is required
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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as command level manager/monitor for telecommunication systems plans, policies, and procedures, and requirements and E-LMR system manager for the command.
Serves as the command wide area E-LMR system manager and subject matter expert (SME) for associated PWCS capabilities.
Responsible for creating, interpreting and implementing policy, practices, and procedures relating to configuration programming, system operations and security, and radio fleet management of the wide area E-LMR system to include Radio Frequency (RF) spectrum and commercial circuit connectivity oversight in support of HQ AETC, 2 Numbered AFs, HQ AU, and 13 bases with associated tenant units.
The wide area E-LMR system also supports other federal agencies as determined by operational requirements and MEMORANDUMS OF Agreement (MOA).
Plans and develops methods, procedures, and techniques governing command-wide decisions on telecommunication systems, specifically, Trunked Land Mobile radio (TLMR) systems.
Keeps abreast of emerging technologies and develops plans, designs, and specifications for various types of communications and computer systems projects considering facility and infrastructure of the organization.
Serves as technical advisor for the command.
Provides telecommunications expertise in estimating the installation, modification, maintenance, operation, and support of both existing and new telecommunications systems, specifically Trunked Land Mobile radio (TLMR) systems.
Implements telecommunication programs and special projects.
Coordinates the preparation of and reviews telecommunication statements of work (SOW).
Prepares budget, technical reports, staff studies, and briefings.
Participates in discussions, meetings, committees or special projects and presents briefings and prepares recommendations and reports.
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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-11) or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include
knowledge of a wide range of communications concepts, principles, and practices to accomplish work processes through the use of telecommunications devices, methods, services, and facilities.
Work encompasses complex and uncommon interfaces and policies and practices; sources of technical data to evaluate new devices, proposals, and approaches; and a practical understanding of contracting procedures and legal requirements.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:
(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-11 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service 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:
Knowledge of a wide range of telecommunications theories, electronic theories, IT, and LMR systems and equipment, concepts, technologies, principles, and practices, procedures, policies, standards, operational requirements; and of operational and performance characteristics of telecommunications to develop command procedures/policies/practices.
Knowledge of performance characteristic telecommunications equipment, systems, services, and transmission media to evaluate new devices, proposals, and approaches.
Knowledge of associated methods and techniques such as contracting procedures/legal requirements, cost analyses, and budgets, and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to identify, direct, or coordinate actions required in providing needed service.
Mastery of skill in applying advanced IT, E-LMR, and spectrum principles, concepts, methods, standards and practices in order to design, implement, operate and maintain current operation and new developments in those systems, to include Information Assurance (IA) certification and accreditation practices.
Ability to analyze a variety of unusual telecommunications conditions, problems, questions, or conditions associated with formulating projects or studies to substantially alter major telecommunications systems (e.g., systems capability, circuits, switches, distribution, satellite linkages, and networking).
Ability to research patterns to develop new methods, criteria, or proposed new telecommunications policies and procedures.
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
education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The employee may be required to work other normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and or holidays.
Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station.
The employee may be required to travel on military and commercial aircraft.
Recall to duty may be a requirement of this position.
Overtime and/or emergency overtime may be required.
Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -
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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
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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
for more information.
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 Monday, September 17, 2012
To begin the process, click the
button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the
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button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click
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This Vacancy ID is 740330. Fax your documents to
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire
View Occupational Questionnaire
2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.
The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.
Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.
This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.
for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to
. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
It is the applicants responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.
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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 you are faxing any documents, click
for the official cover sheet to print.
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.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Air Force Personnel Center
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