Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Readiness Technician in Camp Blanding, Florida

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Camp Blanding, FL
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Wednesday 10/12/2016 (13 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (2 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

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 State and your community!


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:* This is an excepted 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 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.*

This position is located at HQ, 211th REGIMENT (RTI), Camp Blanding, FL


: This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is open to Category 1 & 2 Only. Category 1: All permanent/indefinite military technicians in the Florida National Guard; and Category 2: All current military members of the Florida National Guard. First consideration will be given to Category 1.

INTRODUCTION: This position is located in a Company/Battery/Troop size unit of the Army National Guard co-located in the vicinity of the higher headquarters. The primary purpose of this position is to represent the commander in day-to-day operations.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Advises the commander on training, logistics, personnel and unit mobilization readiness requirements and ensure the unit develops, updates, and maintains comprehensive mobilization plans. Serves as primary point of contact for input into the unit readiness reports. Manages the military school program of the unit. Prepares and/or reviews training directives, individual training records, operation orders, mobilization plans, SOP's, and readiness reports. Forecasts, allocates, and monitors the usage of training ammunition for the unit. As directed, ensures the armory is properly cared for, safeguarded and the process for rental of the facility is handled in accordance with governing directives. Maintains working relationship with local officials. Coordinates the recruiting and retention efforts of the unit with full-time Recruiting and Retention personnel. Provides day-to-day supervision for AGR soldiers and dual status technicians.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • As Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have administrative or clerical experience, education, or training which demonstrates performance of duties related to a readiness technician position. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-08 must have at least 18 months experience in the interpretation and application of regulations, procedures or laws. Experience involving administrative functions. Experience utilizing research tools. Experience providing guidance and setting priorities.

NOTE #1: Security Clearance requirements are determined by position and/or MOS/AFSC compatibility.

COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to and qualify in a compatible military position in one of the following: EMOS: Predominant MOS of the unit or organization.


Only applicants in military grade E5 through E7 will be considered.

**Please include your military rank/grade in your resume.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs MAY be authorized. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted ONLY after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Florida National Guard.


Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is done, if you are found qualified your name will be forwarded on a referral certificate to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX: If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

View Occupational Questionnaire


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Other Information

1. If you are a male applicantwho 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 on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

Salary Range: $44,335.00 to $57,631.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0303-08/08

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Current military members of the Florida National Guard

Control Number: 453201900

Job Announcement Number: FL17-004