Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Scott AFB, Illinois
Closed No longer open
Excepted Service Permanent - Full Time
Open: April 14, 2016 ()
Close: April 29, 2016 ()
General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
Internal Job Number: IL-16-123
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Department of the Air Force
$48,968.00 - $63,654.00 Per Year30% below average
Pay Band: GS-1801-09/09
Who Can Apply?
US Citizens and Status Candidates
ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is anexcepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Illinois 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 Illinois National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Illinois National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. This position is a time limited indefinite resource, subject to funding each fiscal year. Permanent employees that apply, if selected will lose permanent tenure. Duty Location: 126 ARW, SCOTT AFB, IL Selecting Official: Lt Col Thomas Jackson Open Areas of Consideration: 1, 2 The first area of considerationwill be permanent technicians on board with the 126 th ARW. The second area of consideration will be individuals holding or eligible to acquire membership with the 126 th ARW. Applicants who meet the first area of consideration will be considered before those who meet the second area of consideration . Selected candidates who are not currently in a compatible military assignment, may apply. Selectee must be placed in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee is required to cross train if not currently compatible. CompatibleMilitary Assignments: Enlisted: 8I000 - May not exceed the rank of MSgt
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE ?IN THEIR OWN WORDS- THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All series personnel must be competent at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. The following lists the basic principles and concepets of the occupational series: Monitors the Air Force Inspection System for the Inspector General Office and the Wing Self-Assessment program. Provides feedback to functional managers on checklist quality; and, compiles information from the Management Internal Control Toolset or most current automated systems to ensure inspectors have the required information for directing the Commander's inspection program. The organizational location of this position is in the Air National Guard Office of the Wing Inspector General.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-09 level: Experienced in working within the definitions of laws, regulations, and policies. Experienced in working the military inspection programs and basic understanding of military missions, service structures, capabilities, and organizational functions. Experienced in developing training materials and instructing others in the basic inspector general program elements, activities and procedures. Capable and experienced in conducting interviews, reading reviews, and evaluating situations or conditions. Ability to produce a variety of documents such as, letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs. Experienced in applying conventional methods to gather, analyze, and evaluate information and data, draw conclusions, and recommend appropriate action. Skilled in comprehending procedures outlined in inspector general regulations and directives and experienced in applying them to complete conventional inquiries, complaints, Congressionals, etc. Experienced in completing work assignments and handling problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training or established practices. Experienced in interpreting and executing policies using general guidelines and precedents. Experienced using learned judgments, initiatives, and resourcefulness in order to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex or intricate issues and problems, research trends and patterns, develop new methods and criteria, or recommended changes to complete the required planning and programming requirements. Experienced in comprehending compliance or noncompliance activities. Experienced in deciding a course of action based on an analysis of the subject and issues involved. Experienced in exercising versatility, judgment, and perceptions to understand interrelationships among different strategies, activities, and laws or requirements. Experienced in meeting with senior military and civilian leadership, high-ranking managers. TWELVE MONTHS OF THE EXPERIENCE LISTED ABOVE MUST HAVE BEEN EQUIVALENT TO THE GS-07 LEVEL.
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 and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC.
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.
Other Requirements ? 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.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Occasional Travel
- Travel throughout the U.S will be required
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties**
Serves as Wing Self-Assessment Program Manager (SAPM) and Management Internal Control Toolset Lead. Independently assesses wing programs and capabilities as reported in MICT in order to support the wing CCIP and exercise and evaluation program, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and ensuring the prioritized interest of the Air Force (e.g. SII, CII, etc) and Airmen needs are met. Validates and verifies wing, group, and squadron self-assessment (SA) program results to enable the Wing IG to plan, organize, and execute a wide range of activities for the CCIP under AFIS. Manages the SA by ensuring that the MICT is accurate and up to date. Coordinates with wing leadership, Major Command (MAJCOM) IG, MAJCOM Functional Area Managers (FAM), NGB FAMs and ANG/IG to provide feedback on Self-Assessment Communicators (SACs) quality, Staff Assistance Visit (SAV) effectiveness and trends identified. Ensures all wing SACs for locally developed instructions are IAW Air Force Instructions, are current and updated. Handles all MICT administrative permissions within the Wing to include assigning points of contact and reviewers for each SAC. Schedules unit SA, MICT, Inspector General Evaluation Management System (IGEMS) Training. Serves as the wing's focal point for assimilating pertinent data and information for the Wing IG, MAJCOM/IG, ANG/IG and to higher headquarters FAMs as required.
Performs analysis of unit self-assessed capabilities versus inspection requirements to build inspection sampling strategies. Establishes and utilizes metrics and analysis systems to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with regulatory procedures to enable Wing IG to determine the most efficient exercise and inspection scenarios to minimize costs and maximize unit readiness. Interprets data within MICT to allow Wing IG to focus inspection efforts appropriately. Aids in developing inspection criteria for exercises based on analyzed MICT data. Analyzes data from multiple sources (MICT, IGEMS, Status of Resources & Training System (SORTS), Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS), Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) Reporting Tool (ART), etc) to detect excellence and deficiencies, and to report trend information. Uses analyzed data to formulate and execute exercise scenarios relevant to the Wing's primary mission and the surrounding environment. Runs reports, collects data, results, and MICT status for the Wing Commander's Inspection Report (CCIR). Gathers and analyzes unit reporting data to ensure compliance with federally mandated programs which include, but are not limited to, IO; WII; and VAP.
As the Wing SAPM and MICT technical expert, trains IG personnel, WIT, and group, squadron, and flight SAPMs on the proper use of MICT. Trains WIT members on how to derive data and validate MICT inputs during inspections. Identifies, troubleshoots and corrects MICT and IGEMS malfunctions and assists in correcting MICT and IGEMS operator errors. Accurately interprets MICT answers, observations and timelines and helps the appropriate Point of Contact (POC) to implement proper countermeasures. Runs IGEMS and MICT reports to gather data for trend analysis of the wing's SA program. Compares and validates proposed corrective actions in MICT and IGEMS so Wing IG can assess effectiveness. Follows-up with all unit's progress on correcting MICT observations and IGEMS deficiencies.
Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with ANG/IG, NGB staffs, MAJCOM staffs, State IGs, and wing leadership at all levels on matters concerning Air Force inspections. Represents the Wing IG and the Inspections Directorate at conferences, meetings, seminars, briefings, and other official functions. Advises the Wing IG, IGI and IGI Superintendent on self-assessment trend data. Meets with key customers (e.g. wing leadership, local law enforcement/first responders, federal agencies such as FAA, and inspectors) and coordinating officials to assess customer satisfaction, explain organization policy and procedures, and resolve problems that arise.
Provides advisory services to individuals, other staff offices, managers, supervisors and employees concerning the IG program and processes. Explains and interprets AFIS and CCIP inspection program and AFI 90-201 requirements to all Wing personnel. Explains and refers complaint procedures, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) inquiry procedures, and Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA); etc, and responds to a variety of inquiries concerning redress available to military and civilian members. Coordinates with the Civilian Personnel Office to ensure that complaints and inquiries from civilian employees are processed properly under the appropriate appeal or grievance procedure. Comprehends procedures outlined in IG regulations and directives and applies them to the handling of conventional inquiries, complaints, Congressionals, etc.
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1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed in this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.