Department of the Air Force - Ohio

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The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:
121st MAI SQ
7370 Minuteman Way
Rickenbacker IAP
Columbus, OH 43217

This position is being
announced concurrently as an AGR position. To view the AGR job
announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at .

This position is located within an Air National Guard unit. Its primary purpose is to serve as the focal point, local authority and expert source for information in providing a wide variety of orderly room/administrative support for the organization.


U.S. Citizenship
This job is open to all members of the Ohio ANG.
Min Rank: AB (E-1)
Max Rank: TSgt (E-6)

Compatible AFSC: 3D071 DUTIES:
(1) Serves as the focal point, local authority and expert source for information for all administrative functions of the unit. These functions include correspondence and messages; records documentation management; printing and duplication; publication and forms management; reference library; special orders; receipt, storage and control of classified documents; on the job training programs for both technicians and unit military personnel; and Personnel Concepts III (PCIII) program. The PCIII work includes security clearances, personnel data control, force management, officer performance reports,
training requirements, awards and decorations; inspecting administrative files,
publications and procedures in other functional areas; managing the preparation,
publication, distribution and tracking of civilian and military travel orders; annual
training, special training, and other orders, to include special authorizations and
reconciles the orders process with the workday accounting program to ensure validation of orders requirements; performing and directing the preparation, distribution and accounting of all schedules, directives, maintenance orders, procedures, passports and summaries; and monitoring a correspondence and reports suspense system. Develops procedures that affect administrative management and program development within the unit. Identifies and researches a wide variety of administrative problems to determine the best solution when there is not one absolutely correct or appropriate solution and recommends course of action to be followed. The wide variety of work performed by the
incumbent is subject to different sets of rules and regulations. The incumbent exercises judgment in selecting or adapting guidelines to difficult situations where existing guidelines do not apply directly to the problem at hand. Recommendations require evaluative judgment, relate to a full variety of administrative functions impacting the organization and have a substantial impact on program direction. Exercises skill in recognizing the dimensions of the problems and in expressing ideas in writing.

(2) As Work Group Administrator provides technical support and troubleshooting for daily network operations including identifying issues and resolving problems, and documenting the problem history and solution. Records trends and problems for resolution by the incumbent or other network specialist. Explains complex network concepts to nontechnical personnel in non-technical language. Installs and configures application software to run on stand-alone computers or networked systems for networked “commercial off the shelf” (COTS) software, government owned systems, and client/server networked operation systems (data set/file maintenance, established end-user client software). Maintains automated configuration control files and registers software to the installation. Installs and maintains microcomputers, attached printers and peripheral equipment whether attached to microcomputers, workstations, minicomputers
or local and wide area networks. Performs maintenance, trouble shooting, installation, operation, and testing of microcomputer based systems. Gives briefings to new personnel on computer operations and performs demonstrations as required. Works with the end user to explain characteristics of appropriate office automation tools and provides guidance in their application. Brings problems that cannot be resolved at the incumbents level to the attention of a specialist. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

Must be a Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard

Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)

Maximum Military Grade:
TSgt (E-6)
Compatible Military Assignment: 3A0XX

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.

It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.


General Experience : Administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates the candidates ability to perform the duties of the position .

Specialized Experience : (GS-0303-06) - 9 Months experience in which the applicant demonstrates the following:

1. Experience which gives evidence of the capabilities to perform administrative work.

2. Experience gathering information, compiling data and preparing reports.

3. Experience in the application and use of regulations and procedures.

4. Experience which demonstrates the application of both oral and written communicative ability.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : (GS-06)

1. Knowledge of specialized procedures and technical application of the administrative work.

2. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

3. Skill in gathering information, compiling data and preparing reports.

4. Specific knowledge of regulations and procedures to the type of work performed by the function.

5. Skill in communicating both orally and in writing.


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.

A copy of the transcript must be submitted with the Job Application.


This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available.

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status.

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard. 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. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position. BENEFITS:

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.

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 addtional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit:

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 addtional information visit:

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, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. OTHER INFORMATION:

1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

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