Army National Guard Units (Title 32) FORCE INTEGRATION AND READINESS OFFICER in Montgomery, Alabama

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

Opened Tuesday 9/27/2016 (24 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 10/28/2016 (7 day(s) away)

Job Overview


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for merit promotion or appointment without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, political affiliation or any other non-merit factor.

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 States and your community! This position is located in the Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) Army National Guard (ARNG) Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (DCSOPS) G3/5/7 Section. This is an Army National Guard dual status technician position that requires military membership, compatible military skill assignment and classification. The purpose of this position is to serve as a primary staff member in the G3/5/7 with responsibility for force integration and readiness issues. EXCEPTED POSITION: Alabama Army National Guard membership is required. POSITION STATUS: MERIT LOCATION: DCSOPS-MRB, MONTGOMERY, AL SELECTING OFFICIAL: LTC J. TINDELL


ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama 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 who are not currently a member of the Alabama Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. AREA OF CONSIDERATION FOR ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD POSITIONS: AREA 1: All permanent Alabama Army National Guard civilian excepted technicians currently employed. 1. Plans, organizes, coordinates, implements, evaluates and provides technical guidance to units and major commands in the state. These tasks are completed as a result of detailed and comprehensive studies which require new or substantially modified work methods, procedures, and systems such as the feasibility of organization/reorganization, discontinuation, activation/deactivation, and location/relocation of units in the state's force structure. Determines the capability of a community to support a unit based compatibility, training areas available, physical facilities, size, etc. Maintains force integration by attending force integration staff officer training. Stays informed of force management decisions through understanding of command plan. 20% 2. Develops and recommends plans, procedures and policies pertaining to programs such as military personnel development, equipment availability, unit assignments and utilization to improve readiness, maintenance and training. Advises management officials to adopt recommended proposals resulting in substantial changes in programs or procedures. Develops the state long range Force Integration Plan. 25% 3. Analyzes the management of the state ARNG Force Integration Program. Integrates new doctrine and force structure in the most effective manner possible, while maintaining acceptable readiness levels. Provides general direction on force integration actions through publication of the state long range Force Integration Plans which include evaluation of each planned action in terms of structure, personnel, equipment resources, training plans and facilities. 25% 4. Coordinates the development and update of Table of Distribution and Allowance (TDAs) and Modified Table of Organization and Equipment (MTOE). Analyzes new authorization documents, identifies conflicts, substantive changes and doctrinal issues, and recommends courses of action. Identifies and recommends priorities for integration of new doctrine and equipment into the existing multi-echelon, combined arms, and state training program. Establishes long term and near term milestones for force integration actions and ensures integration into the state training calendar. Develops and publishes letters of instruction for force integration actions. Manages information associated with force integration initiatives. Consolidates and provides analysis of systems-specific information contained in the Army Modernization Information Memorandum, Material Fielding Plans, organizational information found in the Table of Organization and Equipment (TOE), Force Modernization Master Plan (FMMP) and doctrinal information contained in field manuals, field and training circulars and Army Training and Evaluating programs (ARTEPs). Extracts and provides pertinent data throughout the chain of command and across functional boundaries. Serves as point of contact for equipment fielding with Headquarters, Department of Army (HQDA), ARNG, Program Manager (PM), other DA agencies, State area Command staff and subordinate units. Conducts and monitors new and displaced equipment transfers. Collects and evaluates feedback of same. 25% 5. Performs other duties as assigned. 5%

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be U.S. Citizen.
  • Must maintain Military Membership for continued employment.
  • Minimum Military Grade/Rank: W01; Maximum Military Grade/Rank: MAJ
  • Compatible Military Assignment: WMOS: 011A, 420A, OBR: 01A, OAC: 90A, 59A
  • Must possess or be able to obtain Security Clearance.
  • Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is mandatory.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in his/her own words) that he/she meets the requirements of the specialized experience listed below; Otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training in program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Comprehensive knowledge of, and skill in analytical thinking and evaluative methods force integration, readiness, force structure and doctrinal programs. Knowledge of organizational structure, mission objectives, functions and procedures to participate in and/or recommend changes in work operations. Incumbent must be able to support decision for any proposed changes in procedures. Skills in verbal and written communication to explain recommendations, exchange information and resolve problems. Experience in briefing a variety of audiences. Skill in compiling readily available data from prescribed sources, including the ability to recognize and correct obvious discrepancies and data omissions.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.


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. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technical school training in a military status. Compatible Military Assignment: OBR: O1A; WOBR: 011A, 420A AOC: 90A, 59A Applicants do not have to possess this AOC to be certified as qualified. MILITARY GRADE: Only applicants within the military grade listed below will be considered. Please include your military grade on your resume. **Minimum Military Rank: W01 Maximum Military Rank/Grade: MAJ 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.


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. Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FXIf 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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Other Information

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.

Salary Range: $59,246.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0301-11/11

Promotion Potential: 11

Supervisory Status: No


Control Number: 451785700

Job Announcement Number: ALAR 16-265