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
This is an AFETS (Air Force Engineering and Technical Services) position
Position is serviced by Langley AFB, VA / duty located at Andersen AB, Guam
Mobility is a condition of employment with AFETS
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The primary purpose of this developmental position is to serve as a Combat Air Forces (CAF) Air Force Engineering and Technical Services (AFETS) specialist and technical expert advisor on complex and sophisticated systems/equipment to support MAJCOM and subordinate units.
This is a developmental position with known promotion potential from the GS 11 to the target position of Equipment Specialist, GS-1670-12.
The incumbent may receive a non-competitive promotion to the full performance grade level of GS-12 subject to satisfactory completion of requirements.
Under the direction of a higher graded network integrator, incumbent provides advice as the CAF technical advisor to senior leaders and maintenance technicians in the maintenance operations and training related to complex and sophisticated systems and equipment pertaining to assigned aircraft and provides technical assistance to assigned unit in resolving complex system/equipment problems or design deficiencies.
Prepares informal training to include over-the shoulder, classroom, demonstration, one-on-one and spontaneous training.
CAF AFETS specialist performs short notice TDY deployments and/or PCS moves to meet worldwide operational/mission requirements.
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At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-09) or equivalent.
Specialized experience must include using
a wide range of maintenance concepts, principles, and practices related to network systems, possessing a core knowledge of network design, architecture, network infrastructure, and enterprise core services.
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-09 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:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of maintenance concepts, principles, and practices of network systems/equipment pertaining to design, planning, employment, acquisition and integration of existing and future systems, and skill in applying this knowledge to difficult and complex assignments.
Knowledge of required security and safety regulations, practices, and procedures.
Skill in identifying and analyzing complex technical problems and developing innovative solutions; skill in analyzing and interpreting engineering drawings, technical manuals, and technical data.
Skill in providing technical advice in terms of oral and written briefings, reports, and recommendations to senior leadership and maintenance technicians.
Skill in developing interpersonal relationships, maintaining good working relations and working cooperatively as a member of a team. Ability to plan, organize, and reprioritize work to meet changing deadlines.
Ability to develop and conduct training to ensure proper maintenance of assigned systems/equipment; and communicate well, 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.
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
CAF AFETS specialist is subject to short notice TDY deployment and/or PCS move to meet worldwide operational/mission requirements. This
position requires the employee to sign a mobility agreement under the provisions of the agency mobility program.
This position may require frequent travel or long periods away from the normal duty station to include CONUS or overseas and may include remote or isolated sites.
3. Based on operational necessity, TDY away from home base in support of other CAF units may require travel by military or commercial aircraft.
The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and/or overtime.
The employee must meet physical requirements for immediate worldwide deployment, remote from adequate medical facilities, and for extended
6. This position may require employee to work under adverse environmental conditions.
7. This position is emergency-essential (E-E). The incumbent of this position must meet all requirements of E-E positions and may be required as a
condition of employment to take a series of vaccinations and annual boosters to immunize against anthrax and other diseases. In the event of a crisis
situation, the incumbent or designated alternate, must continue to perform the E-E duties until relieved by proper authority.
The incumbent or the
designated alternate may be required to take part in readiness exercises.
This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization
without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively. This meets the criteria of an E-E position and requires that the
incumbent, or the designated alternate, be removed from any recall status.
Incumbent may be deployed to a remote area and request to be armed or the position has access to firearms or ammunition.
When this situation
occurs, the position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of
An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
Position requires drug testing.
This is a Testing Designated Position (Tier 2)
IA training certification is required.
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.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
For additional information, click
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
for more information.
: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
Current Federal Civilian employees
may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
Temporary and Term Appointments:
If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.
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 Tuesday, December 11, 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
Submit My Answers
button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click
for the required cover page.
This Vacancy ID is 800363. 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.
You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking
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modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.
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
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:
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