Plans and operations specialist

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Department of Defense
All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army National Guard. Excepted Service Temporary Full Time
This position is located at the Directorate of Plans Operations and Training, Joint Operations Center in Jefferson City, MO United States 1 vacancy
Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D0619000 in SPMD 1422
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Temporary vacancy NTE 30 September 2014 in the Excepted Service. Employment can be terminated at any time. This position will be filled as long as funds are available to support it. This is a bargaining unit position.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: This is an Excepted position that requires active membership in a compatible skill in the Missouri Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently enlisted in the Missouri Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-GO-GUARD ( ).
Since the position is temporary in nature, the compatibility requirements will be waived for a period of time not to exceed one year. Selecting official must verify that selected individual is currently assigned to a military unit in the Missouri National Guard and that the selection does not create grade inversion.
Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).
IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.
Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the temporary appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status. Under a temporary appointment, the employment is subject to termination at any time.
AGMO Form 335-1-R is required - see instructions under How to Apply Membership in Missouri Army National Guard is required for this position Direct Deposit is mandatory Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment, contact the State Incentives Manager for more information
Assists in the Emergency Management Program development. Researches a variety of planning problems. Plans, coordinates and develops specific plans and projects from conception to completion. Exercises initiative to obtain and analyze information on problems, projects, and plans. Serves as Mission Support special projects officer. Develops, analyzes and updates drug enforcement support operations contingency plans. Assesses the mission and determined the scope and impact on National Guard resources and capabilities. Coordinates on the use of aircraft, vehicles, other special items, equipment/materiel, fuel, subsistence, transportation, maintenance, special equipment, personnel, etc. Tracks expenditures that are reimbursable by other agencies to the National Guard. Develops state reporting procedures regarding Serious Incident Reporting (SIR). Oversees the SIR investigation. Implements, synchronizes, integrates and sustains Emergency Management program. Develops and maintains harzard/threat emergency response plan. Develops and disseminates Emergency Management plans, supplemental guidance, and mandatory standards for protecting installations/facilities. Provides policy and planning guidance to subordinate commands to assist in establishing an all-hazards risk management program. Assists in emergency planning, coordination, and integration. Prepares contingency plans for the mediation, mitigation, alert, and response, recovery of all hazards/threats or events. Plans shift operations and prepares operations orders. Develops after action reports to include cost factors. Identifies specific unit capabilities to support emergency operations. Develops emergency response time estimates. Performs other duties as assigned.
_GS-11 Specialized Experience:_ Must have 36 months of specialized experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience which demonstrates your ability to organize and carry out specific programs, evaluate and recommend changes in methods of operations. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations and/or briefings. Experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of a Plans and Operations Specialist.
_GS-09 Specialized Experience:_ Must have 24 months of specialized experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience which demonstrates your ability to organize and carry out specific programs, evaluate and recommend changes in methods of operations. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations and/or briefings. Experience providing technical guidance and assistance in the type of work or in comparable work of a Plans and Operations Specialist.
_General Experience:_ Must have experience, education or training which provided a general knowledge of the principles of organization, management and administration; and experience using computer and automation systems.
To be eligible for Federal employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.
Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at . 7647.
Pre-placement or baseline physical is required to newly hired personnel who may be potentially exposed to health hazards in the work environment or who are assigned to positions requiring specific standards of physical fitness prior to an effective start date of employment being established.
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 qualifications questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position and is based on your responses to the qualifications questionnaire. Your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities based on information listed in your resume and/or supporting documents. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Please ensure the accuracy of your information. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes the following:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire, and
2. Your r sum , and
3. Completed AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief, and
4. Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
There are two options used to apply for our positions:
_Option A: Applying Online_
To begin your Online Qualifications Assessment 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 Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire.
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 --Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
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:
1. Log into your USAJOBS account using the following .
2. 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.
_Option B: Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents_
If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (OPM Form 1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the qualification assessment questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), please follow steps 1 and 2 below:
1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page: , and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is1173474.
2. Fax your documents to .
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) onWednesday, August 13, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
To complete the qualifications assessment questionnaire and submit via fax, please follow steps 1, 2, and 3 below:
1. Click the following link to view and print the qualifications assessment questionnaireView Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print the OPM Form 1203-FX; follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items: .
3. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with any supporting documents to . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Note: Do not include a fax cover sheet with the OPM Form 1203-FX. This will cause your application to not process.
All applicants are _ required _ to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
Other (AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplemental to Application for Employment Military Brief THIS IS A REQUIRED DOCUMENT)
- Resume or any other written format
Your resume or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload or fax process. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number. Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.
- AGMO Form 335-1-R, Supplement to Application for Employment Military Brief
The AGMO Form 335-1-R is a required documentthat highlights your military service. You can access this form by clicking on the following link:
If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable.
If you are or have been a Federal employee, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, Form SF-50. (This is not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.
Once the application process is completed in its entirety, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. A review will be made of your responses to the occupational questionnaire and the documentation you submitted in your resume and on the AGMO Form 335-1-R to support your responses. The selecting official will contact you for an interview if your name is referred for this position.
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