Army National Guard Units (Title 32) IT SPECIALIST (INFOSEC) in Columbus, Ohio

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Columbus, OH
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

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

** Closes Monday 11/14/2016 (21 day(s) away)

Job Overview

The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:


**2825 W Dublin Granville Rd

Columbus, OH 43235



This position is located in an information management organization. The purpose is to ensure compliance for information assurance throughout the state.

**Must obtain a favorably adjudicated NACI/Tier 1 or higher-level check prior to technician-employment start date


Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Receives and reviews written guidance from a variety of Department of Defense (DoD), federal and state investigative and enforcement agencies and interprets for impact in the state. Enforces established policy and guidance for all Information Assurance Systems Officers throughout the state. Enforces the state information assurance and accreditation policy.

  • Directs actions required to prevent and/or correct information assurance deficiencies and violations. Exercises authority for denial of computer access and coordinates re-establishment of service.

  • Assures compliance with security policy for external connections to the state network and assures compliance with the national and state policies. Works with the System Security Manager to develop procedures to protect information in the state networks. Monitors external connections to other state, territorial, or federal network domains as necessary. Identifies and reports violations of system security. Administers firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS) and monitors unauthorized access. Implements virus protection plan.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of systems, devices, procedures, and methods used to safeguard information in computer accessible media and ensures correction of all state deficiencies on systems containing applicable security technologies.

  • Reviews/tests/updates continuity of operations plans (COOPS) and Security SOP's and actively participates in accreditation/reaccredidation processes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • In and around State.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • This job is open to all members of the Ohio ANG.
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: SSgt (E-5)
  • Maximimum Military Rank/Grade: SMSgt (E-8)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3DXXX

This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: SSG (E-6)
  • Maximum Military Grade: CW3 (W-3)
  • Compatible Military Assignment:

WMOS:255A, 255N, 255S


If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.

It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.


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:(GS-2210-11)Must have at least 36 months experience:

  1. Experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.

  2. 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.

  3. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment.

  4. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.


For the GS-5 level, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the experience requirements. At the GS-7 level, on full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement. At the GS-9 level, a masters or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree may be substituted. At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

Major study-computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs and systems and provided knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available.

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status.

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

Security Clearance

Top Secret

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 made you will be notified of your qualification status and/or referral 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.

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The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for new federal employees -

Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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:

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:

Other Information
  1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."**

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility,you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

Salary Range: $62,173.00 to $80,825.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-2210-11/11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Open to Military Members of the Ohio Army National Guard

Control Number: 452076600

Job Announcement Number: JA 16-377-T