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)
- The Government’s most important asset is its people
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be a current member of the AF Reserves or willing/qualified to join
- Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
- Military AFSC/Grade: 3S071/E-7
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret security clearance
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Plans, directs, and controls all aspects of the Force Management programs for both Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and unit reservists.
Responsible for the development of internal policies and procedures governing administration of the Force Management programs to include: Officer Performance Reports/Enlisted Performance Reports (OPR/EPR).
Serves as advisor to commanders on unit Human Resources (Military) programs.
Interprets policy/provides procedural guidance to commanders, supervisors, first sergeants/staff members regarding Force Management programs.
Provides Human Resources management (Military) advisory services to commanders and staff on all Force Management programs.
Analyzes data and makes subsequent determinations regarding personnel matters which may involve or affect ARTs, AGRs, and traditional reservists.
Administers actions in Automated Reserve Orders Writing System-Reserves (AROWS-R).
Monitors and takes appropriate action to clear
military personnel hard-holds for assigned wing personnel.
Counsels employees, takes or recommends disciplinary actions, recommends awards, sets standards, evaluates performance, approves leave, signs time and attendance records, prepares or revises position descriptions, and resolves grievances or refers to higher authority along with recommendations for resolution.
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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-08) or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include using
standardized Air Force Instructions, policies, procedures and guidance relating to active duty and/or reserve military personnel programs sufficient to perform routine duties; determining the appropriate treatment of matters as they apply to non-complex, well-established issues regarding retirement benefits, retraining, bonuses, assignments, personnel manning, etc.;
applying non-complex, standardize military personnel policies, procedures, and regulations sufficient to respond to routine questions regarding policies and procedures relating to various military personnel programs
gathering and analyzing routine facts and drawing obvious conclusions;
performing standard assignments involving different and unrelated processes or methods in varying sequence; and/or following extensive routine guidelines in the form of instructions, manuals, and regulations.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-08 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 military personnel policies, procedures, rules, guidelines, publications and knowledge of unit mission.
Knowledge of automated systems, personal computers, and software; knowledge of Installation Personnel Readiness programs.
Ability to analyze data/products.
Knowledge of civilian personnel guidelines and the master labor agreement.
Knowledge and control of the English language.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals, both orally and in writing.
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.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position.
The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.
Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UTA).
The incumbents regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. Performs other related duties as assigned.
May be required to fly in commercial and military aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments.
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 -
for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
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.
For additional information, click
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, March 04, 2013
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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If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire
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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 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.
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
SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
if qualifying based on education or positive education series
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.
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