Army National Guard Units (Title 32) AMMUNITION INSPECTOR in Guernsey, Wyoming

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

Opened Monday 10/17/2016 (3 day(s) ago)

** Closes Tuesday 11/8/2016 (19 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Wyoming Military Department**


Only current members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy


This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Army 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 must currently be members in the Wyoming Army National Guard in order to be considered for employment.

Open Area of Consideration:

Area 4:* Job Opportunity (Dual Status Technician) - Merit Promotion:* All current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard may apply.

Technician Info


Position Series/Grade: WG-6501-07/09

WG-09 Position Description #: D2281000

WG-07 Position Description #: D2278000

Paragraph #: 760

Line #: 1627

Location: Ammunition Supply Point (ASP), Guernsey WY

Military Grade:

Min: E2/PV2 Max: E7/SFC

Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position. A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at:

Applicants' under-grade or over-grade (without a written demotion statement of understanding) will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.



This position is located in the United States Property & Fiscal Office (USPFO) Supply & Services Division, Ammunition Supply Point (ASP). This is an Army National Guard (ARNG) Dual Status Technician position requiring military membership, compatible military skill assignment, and classification. The primary purpose of this position is to perform the handling, storage, examining, transporting, and identifying of ammunition and explosives to detect defects, serviceability, deterioration, and compliance with all ammunition and explosives regulations, acceptable standards, specifications, or contractual requirements, as well as policy and procedures.


  1. Performs Ammunition Inspections pertaining to the receipt, classification, storage, issue and shipment of ammunition items. May receive shipments of all types of ammunition and verify DA form 1348 against Depot surveillance Records for correct NSN and Condition Code. Insures commercial carrier delivering ammunition has been inspected in accordance with regulations and standing operating procedures. Verifies quantity of containers for accuracy of nomenclature, stock and lot numbers against shipping documents and signs for shipments. Receives turn-ins from using organizations, counts each item received and inspects for serviceability. Classifies material to assure compatibility of explosive items. Studies new material to determine how it functions, how it is constructed, and compatibility for storage purposes according to technical manuals. Assures that off post shipments of ammunition by commercial carriers are in accordance with ammunition policies and procedures and in compliance with Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) and DoD regulations. Assures that ammunition is managed by class in accordance with established regulations.

  2. Conducts inspection of ammunition being turned-in to determine suitability for further training needs. Takes appropriate steps in the disposition of Ammunition Condition Codes – H (ACCH) material. Ammunition Condition Reports (ACRs) are prepared and sent to item manager for disposition of restricted and/or suspended items. If disposition is determined to be locally demilitarized; contact designated Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team and assist with demilitarization mission.


  1. Conducts pre-issue inspection of ammunition items prior to issue. Checks each item for restrictions or suspensions. Inspects vehicles, equipment, and storage areas relating to the safety and security of Ammunition and Explosives (A&E;). Advises using units on the proper procedures for completion of documentation for issue and turn-in of ammunition and residue. Performs receipt inspections on all ammunition and components turned in by using units. Assists in the inspection and classification of ammunition throughout the state. Provides input regarding causes of ammunition un-serviceability and takes appropriate action when ammunition deterioration is found to be other than "fair wear and tear". Inspects small arms ammunition to ensure segregation of ball and blank ammunition. Supports inspections on all A&E; residue returned to the ammunition residue yard. Certifies ammunition residue as explosive free. Initiates documentation for disposition of residue. Enforces safety regulations and is familiar with information regarding safety considerations. Possesses knowledge of the safe methods of performing different types of ammunition and explosive operations, (demilitarization, renovations, shipping, receiving, testing, inspection and storage).

  2. Inspects ammunition, performs maintenance, care, preservation, shipping and storage operations, assuring compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations, drawings, etc. during operations. Conducts visual, mechanical, functional, static or dimensional tests as required. Uses and maintains test equipment including calibration equipment. Sets up and operates specialized Ammunition Peculiar Equipment (APE). Validates material to assure compatibility of explosive items. Spot checks ammunition accountability, and stock accounting procedures. Participates in required quarterly inventories. Conducts causative research by identifying material with lost identifications or found on post through verification inspection. Researches through data bases to identify lots and dates of arrival. Conducts compliance inspections on units at an Ammunition Holding Area (AHA), individual unit field AHAs and at unit locations if required. Monitors ammunition and explosive related operations at firing sites and demilitarization areas for adherence to regulations a procedures concerning explosives, compatibility, quantity distance, explosive and personnel limits, transportation and utilization of protective equipment. Inspects ammunition and components using appropriate Ammunition Surveillance Procedures.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a current member of the Wyoming Army National Guard.
  • Must submit ERB and OF-306 with application.
  • Refer to “Required Documents” section for additional details and links.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain a T3/SECRET security clearance.
  • Relocation costs are not authorized with this vacancy.


This job family includes occupations involved in the manufacturing, assembling, disassembling, renovating, loading, deactivating, modifying, destroying, testing, handling, placing, and discharging of ammunition, propellants, chemicals and toxic materials, and other conventional and special munitions and explosives. Work involves detection, identification, evaluation, rendering safe recovery, and disposal of explosive items which are hazardous to operations, facilities, or personnel.


Must possess experience or training which demonstrates the ability to use and maintain tools and equipment associated with the type of work to be done, and to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Experience which demonstrates the knowledge of and the ability to apply safety standards.


Must possess at least 12 months experience or training handling and the ability to learn how to destroy explosives and toxic materials; follow safety procedures in the handling of ammunition, explosives and toxic materials. Experience which demonstrates the ability to use radial monitoring instruments, photographs, chemical analyses and x-ray equipment.


Must possess at least 18 months experience interpreting wiring diagrams and facility blueprints, as well as scale indications in a toxic or radioactive environment. Experience planning work sequences and determining the requirements for serviceability of equipment, and knows the impact of repairs on related integral devices. Experience interpreting technical publications with the ability to assist subordinates or other employees in interpreting technical publications applicable to the detection, identification and destruction of numerous types of explosives and toxic materials.

NOTE:Minimum and Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (MM/YY - MM/YY) dates with description of your specialized experience.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.


Enlisted: 89

Must possess or be eligible to retrain into MOS.


Incumbent's Military status position (M-day) will be located in a Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ, W8BUAA) slot in the Ammunition Supply Point (ASP).


Must possess a valid state's driver's license for the state in which the applicant lives or is principally employed.




  • Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

  • The Selected applicant must complete an “I-9, Employment Verification" and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.

  • Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

  • Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).

  • Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

  • Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

  • Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

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 made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

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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 Wyoming National Guard Human Resource 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 Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.*

3. The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 1 June 2015, is available at:

Salary Range: $18.98 to $25.38 / Per Hour

Series & Grade: WG-6501-07/09

Promotion Potential: 09

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Only current military members of the Wyoming Army National Guard will be considered for this vacancy.

Control Number: 452459800

Job Announcement Number: 16-130