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Wing Inspection Program Manager
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Mountain View, California
Closed
No longer open

Indefinite - Full Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 7, 2016 ()
    Close: April 27, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: 16-128A (1664459)
  • Organization Details
    Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $70,333.00 - $91,433.00 Per Year
    0% below average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-11/11
  • Who Can Apply?
    Current military members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force.
Position Summary

T he California National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the California 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. Military Members ONLY: Upon acceptance of a military technician position military members who are currently receiving a military Reenlistment/Extension Bonus (REB) or GI Bill-SR Kicker may lose incentive eligibility and may be subject to termination or suspension of incentive (includes indefinite and temporary technicians on assignment for more than 180 days in any continuous 12-month period). Area of Consideration: Current military members of the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve or Regular Air Force. (Applicants who are currently in other Air branches and NOT currently a member of the California National Guard (CNG) must become a member of a compatible unit of assignment within the CNG commensurate with the military grade listed in this announcement prior to federal assignment) Military grade of E-7 through E-8 MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAYBE authorized, subject to NGB approval. Relocation Costs MAYBE authorized based on determination that Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is in the Government best interest. Currently there is 1 vacancy to be filled; however, additional vacancies that occur within 90 days may be filled from this announcement. Applicants not in a compatible MOS/AFSC are still encouraged to apply . Upon selection, non-compatible members may request a CNG Form 690-10 Compatibility Waiver for up to 1 year (2 year maximum)

Qualifications

GENERAL:  Must have experience serving as the Wing Program Manager for the Inspector General Evaluation Management System, Management Internal Control Toolset, and Air Force Gatekeeper software programs or most current automated systems; training and managing the Wing Inspection Team, and conducts independent surveillance and evaluations of the Wing Self-Assessment program. Conducting no notice/short notice inspections, and publishes independent assessments of the Wing?s long-range strategic plans, programs and capabilities. 

Wing Inspection Program Manager GS-1801-11: Must have 36 months work experiences in technical inspection methods, principles and practices in order to recognize and resolve discrepancies. Experienced in modifying established approaches, methods, or procedures to improve data gathering and analysis techniques. Experienced in working with pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of the Inspector General Programs. Experiences included working related Inspector General programs that supported missions, identified capabilities, organizational structures, operational applications and operational techniques. Have working knowledge and skills to apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Experienced in determining or designing actions to improve operational, technical, or administrative plans and programs. Experienced in military command structures, missions, programs, and organizational relationships. Experienced in developing inspector general program goals and objectives. Experienced in establishing the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions, as related to actual events. Knowledgeable and skilled in working various command entities involved in overall planning and execution of operations, inspections, and evaluations. Skilled in designing and planning difficult or comprehensive programs, advanced report writing, and experienced in developing solutions to portions of broad, important, and critical National Guard concerns, issues, or congressional matters. Skilled in the ability to plan, organize, and develop projects; make recommendations on substantive operating programs; and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial resources. Experienced in adapting precedents or existing strategies to meet unusual needs, special demands, and determine feasible solutions to meet mission requirements. Experiences involved providing general administrative direction and establishing broad objectives for inspection planning. Skilled in executing inspections, new programs, and, skilled in developing, interpreting, and implementing inspector general program policies. Experienced in planning and organizing assigned programs, estimating unit resources, capabilities, and objectives; and, coordinating with staff and line management personnel to resolve conflicts. Conducted and completed phases of assigned projects. Experiences included informing supervisors of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact. Experienced in completing projects, evaluations, or reports; and knowledgeable of organizational goals, guidelines, and effectiveness required to achieve intended objectives. Experienced in the use of judgment, initiatives, and resourcefulness in deviating from established methods to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve specific complex or intricate issues and problems. Experienced in identifying research trends and patterns, developing new methods and criteria, or recommending changes to complete the required planning and programming requirements. Work experiences consisted of plans and programs that require analysis of interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and developing recommendations to resolve issues and problems. Competencies were gained in developing recommendations for overall detailed plans, goals, and objectives for implementation and evaluation of the program. Experienced in addressing issues, problems or concepts and skilled in observations and analysis projections. Experiences may have included addressing difficult and sensitive issues based on variations in the nature of the processes evaluated, the diverse missions of the units assigned, and resource limitations. Experienced in compiling, reconciling, and correlating data from a various sources, separate service programs, and integral record systems. Experienced in researching, cross-checking information, analyzing, and interpreting data to obtain accurate and relevant information. Skilled in presenting recommendations and proposals for refining work methods and techniques for resolution of deficiencies or issues. Skilled in productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of program operations. Skilled in analyzing uncommon and conventional problems in service activities. Work experiences involved applying knowledge of organizational operations to affect the adequacy of complex systems, programs, and strategic planning efforts and identifying criteria to measure and/or predict the execution of program or organizational goals and objectives. The work experiences involved identifying and developing ways to resolve problems, implement corrective actions and to provide realistic data for leadership to improve planning and operational success of future missions. Experienced and skilled in collecting information, documenting data to substantiate and validate findings, facts, or violations of government policies, procedures, and instructions. Skilled in negotiating with those who resist responding or cooperating, due to such issues as organizational conflict, competing objectives, or limited resources. Skilled in influencing managers or other staff officials to accept and implement findings or recommendations. Competent to meet with senior military and civilian leadership, high-ranking managers to include commanders, staff judge advocate, higher headquarters Inspector General representatives, other military service Inspector General representatives, other statutory Inspector General representatives, or other external agencies such as, representatives of the local community and private support organizations, state and local government authorities, or attorneys on an ad-hoc basis.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The following knowledge's, skills, and abilities will be used by the selecting officials to determine the best qualified applicants from which selection will be made: 

1. Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;

2. Knowledgeable of applicable laws, directives, regulations, policies, and procedures;

3. Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communications;

4. Skilled interpersonal communications, empathy, and effective listening;

5. Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;

6. Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively;

7. Ability to organize thoughts, research materials, and manage case projects; and

8. Skilled in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws.

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE:  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION.  EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR résumé. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED.  BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE. 

Must possess a valid CA state driver's license

Must have a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users & Certifying Network Professional


Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information listed below:

   Work experience: (for each position you held that is related to this job) - (do not provide copies of job descriptions):

   - Job title.

   - Duties and accomplishments

   - If assigned additional duties in a position, include percentage of time spent performing the additional duties.

   - Number of hours per week.

   - Employer's name and address

   - Supervisor's name and phone number.

   - Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).

   - Salary

   - Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacts.

 

   Military Experience: Include all military experience that is pertinent to be position for which you are applying:

   - Starting and ending dates of assignment.(month/year)

   - Duty title of position.

   - MOSs/AFSCs.

   - Complete a separate experience block for each period of military service related to the position.

 

NOTE: Be specific and always include dates and complete details of all job related experience.

 

How-to Resume:

http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf

Conditions of Employment:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

May be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

IAW AF guidance, incumbent must attend the USAF Basic Inspectors Course (BIC) for UEI or CCIP (as appropriate) and the Inspector General training Course (IGTC) within 180 days of assignment to an IG position; and Wing IG inspectors of nuclear-capable units will complete the USAF Nuclear Inspectors Course within 180 days of assignment to an IG team. Successful completion of other courses will be accomplished IAW applicable DoD, AF and National Guard Bureau regulations

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Travel Required
  • 25% or Greater
  • Frequent, More than 5 days per month
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive/Costs/Advance in Hiring Rate may be authorized
Duties

THIS IS AN INDEFINITE POSITION 
Selectee may be non-competitively converted to permanent status if/when funding becomes available

This position is located in an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing Inspector General (IG) Office. This is an ANG Dual Status technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the wing Program Manager for the Inspector General Evaluation Management System (IGEMS), Management Internal Control Toolset (MICT) and Air Force Gatekeeper (GKS) software programs or most current automated systems. The Wing Inspection Program Manager will train and manage the Wing Inspection Team (WIT), and conduct independent surveillance and evaluations of Wing Self-Assessment program, no notice/short notice inspections, and independent assessment of wing long-range strategic plans, programs and capabilities.

 

    

Benefits
BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp  


OTHER INFORMATION:

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 1-478-757-3144 with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

3.   NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S).  APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 60 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

4. Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you.  Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed.

5.  PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

6. False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action.

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