The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win
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 .
U.S. Citizenship Required
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
The Telecommunications Manager in this position serves as first level supervisor providing planning, directing, organizing, and exercising control over non-supervisory employees in support of the Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN), a secure or non-secure conferencing network that provides mission critical voice and data communications. The work center is responsible for maintaining the DRSN and will cover overall maintenance tracking and reporting outage isolation responsibilities at Vandenberg AFB and remote locations. Specifically, the Telecommunications Manager:
Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the 30th Space Sommunications Squadron, ensuring that the DRSN element complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs
Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities
Represents the 30th Space Communications Squadron with a variety of installation and functional area organizations
Provides technical assistance and guidance to communication system users, program managers, contracting personnel, and personnel in other lines of work and disciplines
In order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position you must have:
At least one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to at least the GS-11 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems evaluating, analyzing, developing, managing, or improving voice and data communications systems, procedures, and requirements that demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in communications concepts and technology. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but it must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: providing guidance and oversight to staff who operate and maintain communications computer systems; installing, configuring and maintaining hubs, switches, routers and servers that support a voice and data communication network; providing technical telecommunications assistance, training and support to management and customers; and representing the organization in meetings with other parties regarding telecommunications issues.
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 telecommunications theories, operation techniques and principles, digital and analog equipment, and procedures used by Federal and industry organizations.
Knowlege of safety and security regulations, practices and procedures.
Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of a small to medium sized organization.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of performance characteristics of telecommunications equipment, copper and fiber optic distribution systems and services to develop procedures, policies and practices for local use and evaluate devices, proposals and approaches.
Ability to analyze and interpret engineering drawings and specifications, technical manuals, technical data and identify/analyze complex technical problems and develop innovative solutions.
Part-Time or Unpaid Experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
Conditions of Employment/Other Significant Facts :
Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
May be required to possess a valid driver's license in order to drive a motor vehicle to and from the work center.
Must obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) security clearance.
Frequent overtime may be required.
Employee may be subject to recall to duty.
This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
This position may include information assurance work as an additional duty. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the recipient of this additional duty must achieve the appropriate information assurance certification within six months of assignment of those duties. A waiver of this six month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.01-M, C188.8.131.52 or C184.108.40.206. Failure to receive the proper information assurance certification may result in the reassignment of this additional duty to another employee within the organization.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
CATEGORY RATING: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. 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. Please follow instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:
Category 3 , Best Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.
Category 2 , Well Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.
Category 1 , Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.
Your rating will be based on your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you category rating score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration.
The Category Rating Process does not add veteran' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligible who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://my.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/ ).
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap . To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well-qualified 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 here for more information.
Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
90-Day Register: 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.
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