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Telecommunications specialist

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Air Force
This position is only open to current members of the Wisconsin Air National Guard. Temporary NTE 30 SEPTEMBER Full Time
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!
_WISCONSIN AIR NATIONAL GUARD_
This position is located at: Volk Field CRTC, Camp Douglas, WI
This position is restricted to current members of the Wisconsin Air National Guard
Military Grade: You must CURRENTLY hold a pay grade of E-4 through E-7
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY OF 306 is a required document for all applications. Failure to include this document will result in removal from consideration.
THIS POSITION'S NOT TO EXCEED DATE IS 30 SEPTEMBER 2015
N ATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the 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.
Acceptance of any military technician position may cause the termination of entitlements and eligibility for all military bonuses and student loan repayments. For further information you must contact the appropriate military education office.
You may lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information and/or documents requested on the vacancy announcement.
Veteran's preference does not apply to positions in this agency.
Relocation expenses are not authorized Must CURRENTLY be a member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard This position is located at an Air National Guard (ANG) Air Control Squadron (ACS). The purpose of the position is to plan and design the Information Technology (IT) networks and telecommunications required to support the ACS Weapon System, specializing in the interconnection and integration of tactical radar sites and other participants of the Weapons System, and to analyze, monitor, and optimize their performance, security, and capacity during peacetime and wartime operations. Performs duties necessary to provide information technology and telecommunications functions and services which support programs essential to Air National Guard daily operations, training, and readiness missions. Incumbent is responsible for planning and coordinating mission accomplishments and training requirements of functionally assigned guard member.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training involving the knowledge of the needs of communications users. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify at the GS-11 (D1686000) level, applicant must have at least 36 months experience that demonstrates a combination of specialized communications knowledge at management level. Experience reviewing training programs to ensure local requirements are met and enhance the awareness of state-of-the art and future technology. Experience involving applicable agency spectrum management (i.e., Communication Security (COMSEC) and Defense Message System (DMS)) regulations, policies, and procedures in order to coordinate, plan, and satisfy user requirements and to interpret and develop state policies and procedures. Experience involving technical or analytical work pertaining to multiple areas of telecommunications systems, facilities, services, and procedures.
_NOTE:_ _ Your r sum and/or supporting documentation will be verified to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications required as described in the duties listed above. You will also be evaluated to the extent you possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics associated with the position. Therefore, please ensure your application package addresses the required specialized experience._
In describing your experience, you should be clear and specific. We will NOT make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume does not support the specialized experience requirements you've answered in the questionnaire answers, you will be rated ineligible for this position.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Military skill set is determined by AFSC requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations, guides and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC.
Compatible Military Assignments:
AFSC : 3D100, 3D190, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X4, 3D1X5
Military Grades: You must CURRENTLY hold a pay grade of E-4 through E-7
Please include your military grade/AFSC in your resume
At a minimum, applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation for suitability purposes for employment in the federal government. Not being able to maintain a favorable background investigation may result in administrative action, including termination from employment.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Incumbent must maintain membership in the Wisconsin National Guard.
For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.
The wearing of the military uniform and abiding by the customs and courtesies as prescribed by applicable military service regulations are conditions of employment.
Employees will be required to participate in direct deposit/electronic fund transfer (DD/EFT).
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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.
Selected individual must pass a preplacement physical PRIOR to appointment.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The Wisconsin National Guard is an organization that values diversity and inclusion. As part of our recruitment process, we invite all job seekers interested in employment with The Wisconsin National Guard to voluntarily provide gender and ethnic information for Equal Employment Opportunity reporting. We do not use this self-identification information in any manner to make our hiring decisions, and whether or not you provide your self-identificationinformation will have no impact on our review of your resume and/or application.
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. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility .
HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire, and
2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Use the _Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire_ for convenience and quickest processing.
The following link provides some application tips and may be used for aiding you in building your Resume: #icc
Option A: Applying Online
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire :

You must click the _Submit My Answers_ button to submit your application package when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached - until you click the _Submit My Answers_ button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.

You can upload or fax supporting documents after you _Submit_ the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire.

To receive consideration, you must complete the entire process and submit the complete application package by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date -- TAG:Closing Date.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.

To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received and to verify your application is complete, follow these steps: Log into your USAJOBS account using the following link: . Click on "Application Status" and then select the "more information" link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Please Note: Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. Verify that all of your documents appear on the Details page with a status of _Processed_.

You can save your work and come back later. Just click both _Save_ and _Logout_. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and select Application Status. Choose the vacancy, and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

If you submit more than one Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one _Submitted_ is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.
To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire: Click the _Apply Online_ button to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Assessment Questionnaire.
Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.
If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:
1.You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
2.Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL by calling _USAJOBS by Phone_at - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
a. Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX: P lease use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.
3.You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.
By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is . Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the 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.
For this job announcement the following documents are required: Current Resume, OF 306
For this job announcement the following documents are optional: Miscellaneous, DD-214s or Other.
To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Yourresume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Group Life Insurance, Health Insurance Programs, Retirement Program, Injury Compensation Benefits, 13 days Sick Leave each year, Annual Leave - 13 days a year for the first three years, 20 days a year for the next 12 years and 26 days after 15 years, 10 paid Holidays and 120 hours Military Leave.
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