WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENT DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN
INDEFINITE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
THIS IS AN INDEFINITE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY
ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD
WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Air National Guard in order to be considered for employment.
Area 6: Indefinite Job Opportunity Technician - Merit Promotion: All current military members of the Wyoming Air National Guard may apply.
Position #: 0085905834
PAS #: FMS3
FAC #: 151A00
Position Title: Financial Management Technician
Position Series/Grade: GS-0503-08
Position Location: 153rd Comptroller Flight, Cheyenne, WY
- Must be a current member of the Wyoming Air National Guard.
- Must submit vMPF Rip with application.
- Refer to "Required Documents" for additional details.
- Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
- Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
- Relocation Costs are not authorized with this vacancy.
a. INTRODUCTION :
position is located in the Air National Guard (ANG) Flying Wing, Comptroller
Flight, Financial Management Section.
The purpose of this position is to provide analysis, validation,
processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems
involving the full range of financial management services and accounting
functions. Incumbent uses complete
understanding of interrelated systems and processes across multiple functional
areas and their interoperability to ensure the validity and accuracy of all
disbursements, collections, and adjustments related to financial records.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of interrelated accounting,
logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable or
receivable, and various travel entitlements to resolve especially difficult and
sensitive, out-of-balance conditions associated with processing actions within
Financial Management systems. Analyzes
and evaluates data to conduct a variety of fiscal reconciliations, reviews, and
account adjustments. Analyzes diverse
financial management technical methods, techniques, precedent cases, and
procedures to resolve an extensive range of difficult financial issues or
problems. Balances all Program Managers
accounts with the federal database of record.
Performs in-depth analysis on complicated pay, travel, accounts payable and
receivable and fiscal accounting activity issues involving substantial
corrective action and/or complicated adjustments and resolves issues, including
assessing unusual circumstances or conditions.
Utilizes experience and judgment, rather than guides, to fill in gaps,
identify sources of information, and make working suppositions about what
transpired to decide approaches, and resolve specific problems. Develops variations in approaches to fit
specific problems or deals with incomplete, unreliable or conflicting data in
the process of work performance in order to validate transactions and resolve
(3) Analyzes particular facts of financial
transaction problems/issues, verifies and evaluates data; obtains additional
information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies; and, applies
pertinent Fiscal Laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to
determine appropriate action for resolution.
Performs research on many different and unrelated processes and methods
relating to financial transactions for analysis of complex and unusual financial
transactions. Analyzes results, applies
personal initiative and judgment to make recommendations, which may result in
changing guidelines affecting internal, state, and National Guard Bureau (NGB)
level processes and procedures.
Analyzes and resolves tax processing problems based on airmen inquiries or
internal control audits/reviews, ranging from Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
issues and combat tax exclusion pay to refunds of erroneous tax
collection. Ensures complex tax issues
involving tax documents, Do It Yourself (DITY) moves, and Relocation Income Tax
Allowance (RITA) payments, are accomplished accurately and timely.
Interprets data to identify problems, determines nature of the problem or
issue, decides approaches to resolve issues, and recommends solutions for
systemic changes to enhance operations.
Uses independent judgment to reconstruct incomplete files and accounts;
devises more efficient methods for procedural processing, gathers and organizes
information for inquiries, or resolves problems referred by others. Interprets user requirements in order to
design new ad hoc reports or modifications of standard financial and management
systems. Seeks positive results from regulatory, system, or force structure
Incumbent researches, interprets, analyzes, and applies regulations, policies,
procedures, and legal decisions to work and/or resolve complex fiscal
issues/problems regardless of the technical difficulties encountered. Uses originality to sort complicated factual information
regarding public law, Fiscal Law, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of
the Air Force, National Guard Bureau (NGB), and Defense Finance and Accounting
Service (DFAS) regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, Comptroller General
Decisions, and policies/issuances to apply a variety of methods and execute the
full range of financial management services.
Performs or conducts research, investigates and solves problems involving
discrepancy reconciliations of (Electronic Funds Transfer rejects,
pay/personnel or travel mismatches) to identify, analyze and provide solutions
regarding multiple entitlements, payments to personnel in various duty statuses
and assorted payments to commercial vendors, including computation of interest
due. Sorts complicated factual
information and applies a variety of financial methods to resolve issues. Makes independent decisions regarding
processes involving unusual circumstances or conditions. Develops variations in approaches to fit
specific functions while often encountering incomplete, unreliable or
conflicting data in the process of work performance. Applies accounting methods, procedures, and
techniques to conduct difficult and in-depth analysis. Validates transactions and performs research
to resolve inconsistencies.
Performs varied duties, involving financial services payment systems (travel,
accounts payable, and pay; for example, Joint Uniform Military Pay System
Uniform Standard Terminal Input System (JUMPS), Defense MilPay Office (DMO),
Reserve Travel System (RTS), Air Reserve Order Writing System (AROWS), and
Defense Travel System (DTS). Applies a
series of different and unrelated methods, processes, and techniques involving
established financial management systems.
Analyzes and develops a variety of new or established techniques and
methods to evaluate alternatives and arrive at decisions, conclusions, and
recommendations that enhance operations.
Determines appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements resulting from
multiple military and civilian statuses, to include: Title 10 Active Duty;
Title 32 Inactive Duty for Training, Annual Training, Active Duty for Training,
Active Guard and Reserve, and Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS). Executes unique and special pay and entitlement
actions in order to provide the appropriate entitlements, such as Base Pay,
Basic Allowance, Housing, Basic Allowance, Hazardous Duty Pay, Hostile Fire
Pay, Combat Zone Tax Exclusion, Special Duty Assignment Pay, Student Loan
Repayment Program, Incentive Pay, Invitational Travel Authorization, Jury Duty,
Child Support, Wage Garnishments, Allotments, Survivor Benefits, and other
monetary incentives such as, Jump Pay, Medical Pay, Flight Pay, and Foreign
Language Proficiency Pay.
Analyzes and processes transactions directly with U.S. Treasury and local
financial institutions to ensure credits and collections are accomplished in a
timely manner in accordance with law, regulation and policy.
Uses computer master file systems, document processing and the effects of
transactions on existing records to modify normal automated processes while
protecting historical data. Ensures
accuracy of modifications relating to payments, contract modifications,
accessions, separations, collections, disbursements, garnishments, electronic
fund transfer changes, and out-of-service debts or other actions involving
complicated adjustments. Uses different
procedures, as transactions are not completely standardized, or transactions
are interrelated with other systems, that require coordination with other personnel
or staff, both internal and external to the organization. Determines appropriate travel entitlements
for multiple duty statuses and situations including Temporary Duty (TDY), local
travel, and Permanent Change of Station (PCS).
Determines appropriate payments to vendors by applying Prompt Payment Act, tax
law, contract law, account code structure, invoice processes, and Grants and
Cooperative Agreement regulations and guidelines.
Audits the full range of pay, travel, and accounts payable authorizations and
entitlements to determine compliance with multiple laws, regulations, policies
Schedules, runs, and analyzes various financial system reports, such as daily
activity reports, error/reject reports, status reports, discrepancy and
mismatch reports, transaction reports, and ad hoc reports.
Responds to requests for assistance/information from multiple sources, to
include airmen, civilian employees, family members, unit supervisory personnel,
Inspectors General (IG), Investigating Officers (IO), state and federal
political members, and vendors. Trains
customers on pay and travel entitlements and associated systems, processes and
reports. Applies principles and
practices involving data protected under the Privacy Act.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
involves performing or supervising clerical or technician work in support of
accounting, auditing, budgeting, or financial management functions.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE :
Must possess experience, education, or
training in progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work which
demonstrates the candidates ability to communicate with individuals at
different levels in order to assist and provide information; and experience
using computers and automated systems.
possess at least 18 months experience doing thorough accurate work that
requires a logical sequence of steps to accomplish a task; experience in
obtaining and interpreting information, organizing and developing clear and
meaningful written information; and experience which included responsibility
for the supervision and management of personnel.
Specialized experience will be used to determine
qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin
and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be
required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the
effective date of placement.
Enlisted applicants military grade cannot exceed the maximum
military grade authorized. Over-grade applicant must provide a written
statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively
reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position.
E3 Max: E6
Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a
military grade promotion.
Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC.
Must possess a minimum score of " 57 "
on the General portion of the ASVAB.
Medical Profile PULHES must not be
greater than 333333 .
Must be able to lift 40 lbs .
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
High school graduate or the equivalent may be
substituted for 3 months of 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 experience. Each 30 semester
hours credited must have included at least six semester hours in courses which
are directly related to the type of work of the position.
- Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
- The Selected applicant must complete a Declaration of Federal Employment" and "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
- Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
- Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).
- Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.
- Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
- Veterans preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
- Indefinite employees may be terminated or displaced at management's discretion with a 30-day written notice.
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. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.
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.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to new/prospective employees. http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
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 additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
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 additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
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, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp
1. 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.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
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