NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED THIS POSITION IS A TITLE 32 FEDERAL EXCEPTED TECHNICIAN POSITION.
YOU MUST BE OR BECOME A MILITARY MEMBER IN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE AIR NATIONAL GUARD.
This announcement is being advertised concurrently with AGR announcement #NH ANG 17-007.
Individuals from Area II or Area III will be placed on probationary status for one year and then convert to permanent.
PLEASE NOTE: ACCEPTANCE OF A MILITARY FEDERAL TECHNICIAN POSITION MAY RESULT IN TERMINATION AND / OR REPAYMENT OF MILITARY INCENTIVES.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR CONTRACT AND CONTACT YOUR SERVICING EDUCATION SERVICES (INCENTIVES) OFFICE OR THE RECRUITING/RETENTION OFFICE.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 federal technician 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.
Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate military membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade(s) listed in this announcement.
This position is located in the Plans and Resources section of a Base Communications unit.
Open Areas of Consideration: Areas 1, 2, and 3 DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: Area 1 = P ermanent or indefinite technicians currently employed with the New Hampshire National Guard.
Area 2 = AGRs or traditional/M-Day soldiers and airmen currently serving in the New Hampshire National Guard.
Area 3 = All individuals eligible for immediate military membership in the New Hampshire National Guard as a military member, in the grade/rank listed in this announcement.
( NOTE: Please call 603-430-3508 to ensure you are immediately eligible to enlist/or be appointed in the NH Air National Guard as a military member, in the grade/rank listed in this announcement, BEFORE applying for this position)
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education or training that has provided a basic knowledge of data processing functions and general management principles that enabled the applicant to understand the stages required to automate a work process.
Experience may have been gained in work such as computer operator or assistant, computer sales representative, program analyst, or other positions that required the use or adaptation of computer programs and systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: (GS-11) - Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.
Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment where this entailed coordination with others outside the organizational unit and development of project controls.
Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment.
Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.
Specialized Experience: (GS-09) - Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training in analysis of the interrelationship of pertinent components of the system.
Experience planning the sequence of actions necessary to accomplish the assignment.
Experience scheduling the sequence of programs to be processed by computers where alternatives had to be weighed with a view to production efficiency.
KSA's: -Knowledge of a wide range of IT principles, concepts, methods, advancements, policies, design, development, testing and applications, both hardware and software sufficient to assess the organization's IT business requirements.
-Knowledge of the organization's policy and planning formulation process along with its missions, goals, and objectives to prepare IT polices and plans.
-Knowledge of organizational acquisition requirements, budgetary techniques, and financial status sufficient to identify needs and recommend adjustment of IT funding priorities.
-Knowledge of management requirements sufficient to render recommendations on development of new software versus purchase of off-the-shelf programs.
-Knowledge of systems architecture, integration techniques, and testing methods sufficient to conduct feasibility studies.
-Ability to develop IT policies and plans and to assess impact of changed policy on the organization's current IT plans and programs.
-Ability to perform feasibility studies, perform cost analysis review, develop investment plans, and recommend a best course of action along with suitable alternatives.
-Ability to review and consult on IT and communications related contracts and to serve as a technical representative on IT and communications systems and service contracts.
-Ability to stay well informed on rapidly changing technology, to evaluate its possible impact on organization missions, and to develop plans to satisfy requirements.
-Knowledge of a wide range of communications concepts, principles, and practices.
Work encompasses complex and uncommon interfaces and policies and practices; sources of technical data to evaluate new devices, proposals, and approaches; and a practical understanding of contracting procedures and legal requirements.
-Knowledge of DoD and Air Force communications regulations, services, and instructions to ensure telecommunications services are in compliance with applicable regulations and instructions.
-Knowledge of operational and performance characteristics of telecommunications to develop procedures/policies/practices for local use.
-Knowledge of commonly used practices, guides, and a broad range of operating techniques concerning both standard and unique communications systems design installation and concept of operations.
-Knowledge of the DoD and Air Force budgetary system/legal requirements and how they apply to planning and programming of communications systems.
-Ability to review, analyze, and resolve difficult and complex technical problems involving systems compatibility, both installation-wide and external interoperability, circuits, switches, distribution, satellite linkages, and networking.
-Ability to develop and apply policies, methods, procedures, and techniques in communications system design and installation to operating situations and problems resolution.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Requires 8570 Comptia Security+ compliance within 6 months of assignment.
ASVAB: Electrical 60 or 55 with Cyber Test 60.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
Military Grades: 3D190, 3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X4 Selectee(s) must be within the military grade(s) listed in this job announcement prior to the effective date of placement into the technician position.
Applicant(s) who are over grade must clearly state, in their resumes, their intentions to willingly take a reduction in grade.
Compatible Military Assignments: E5 to E7 It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.
It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment.
Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.
All groups of qualified individuals