This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK), Position Description Number D0262000 and is part of the PA Deputy Chief of Staff for Information MGMT, National Guard.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.
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!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service 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 service 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 membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Bargaining Position Category 1: Qualified, currently employed technicians working at the location specified in the job announcement.
Category 2: Qualified, currently employed technicians of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
(Army and/or Air) Category 3: Qualified members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
(Army and/or Air) Category 4: Individuals who are currently serving in another branch of service who are willing to become members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement.
Position may lead to permanent assignment without further advertisement.
Security + and CCNA is required within 6 months of hire.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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: Application must indicate 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.
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying.
Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed.
The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
INDEFINITE: Currently employed permanent technicians retain their permanent status and will occupy this position as a Permanent Promotion or Reassignment.
Indefinite employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who are not a currently employed permanent technician.
Indefinite appointments may acquire permanent status depending upon future force structure requirements; indefinite appointments do not serve a trial period.
Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice.
SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.
PCS STATEMENT: PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS WILL NOT BE PAID FOR THIS POSITION.
*NOTE: Accessioning into this position is contingent upon verification of Secret Security Clearance
Individuals who are currently serving in another branch of service who are willing to become members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.