This National Guard position is for a IT SPECIALIST (NETWORK SERVICES), Position Description Number D2181P01 and is part of the AR ANG 189 CMN FT, National Guard.
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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.
**Position is Indefinite - based upon availability of funds and an annual verification of need by the 189th Wing Commander with approval from the Human Resources Office.**
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: National Guard Membership is required.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Must obtain and maintain IA technician (IAT) Level II certification.
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: 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.
Must obtain and maintain required Information Assurance certificate IAW DoD 8570.01-M.
PLACEMENT FACTORS: Applicants should demonstrate through prior experience the following: (1) Skill in applying IT network development concepts and techniques to provide computer applications which provide optimal functional support for users.
(2) Ability to serve as a team leader or member of special projects and to coordinate and document the work of the team.
(3) Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
(4) Ability to maintain an up-to-date awareness of technological advances and predict how management can meet future requirements.
(5) Completion of appropriate technical school/CDC course.