Army National Guard Units (Title 32) IT Specialist (INET) in Raleigh, North Carolina

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

Opened Wednesday 10/5/2016 (20 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 11/4/2016 (10 day(s) away)

Job Overview

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 North Carolina Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE. Application will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

POSITION INFORMATION: Full-time Excepted Service (Permanent).


MD #: 1422-313


Plans, designs, develops, tests, implements, and manages the Internet, Intranet, and Extranet activities, including systems/applications development and technical management of web sites. Reviews agency policies concerning web sites and develops state policies accordingly. Interfaces with all state staff offices and units to collect files, data, publications, and current information, in an electronic format, to consolidate, organize and create interactive web pages with necessary hypertext links to produce accessible “online” information. Manages Internet server operations through continuous maintenance and updates of information as dictated by the staff offices and units. Works with the functional proponents of databases to convert those databases to interactive HTML web page files. Assists staff offices and units with technical advice and information for efficient data transmission into web pages. Ensures all material presented is in compliance with copyright requirements and that Web design is in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act for accessibility. Works with the Database Manager to develop interactive databases for applications on the web. Plans and administers the state’s VI program. Develops policies, directives, and standard operating procedures (SOP). Manages the state’s VI architecture, ensuring all changes are properly documented. Maintains close liaison with Department of Army, Department of Air Force, National Guard Bureau (NGB), federal and state agencies, business leaders, STARC staff and operational personnel to ensure efficient VI operations. Forecasts and executes the state’s VI budget, to include procurement of equipment and supplies. Coordinates all activities related to the full range of VI products and services for the state such as still photography (photo-chemical and digital video), manual and computer-generated graphics, presentation services (conference rooms and classrooms), VI equipment and product loan, video (acquisition, production, post-production and duplication), audio (production and duplication), video teleconferencing, closed circuit television, and master antenna and cable television. Coordinates with various outside agencies/contractors on projects that may involve research, procurement and installation of contract services. Directs design of unique projects from inception to completion through application of innovative solutions in the use of multimedia technologies. Accepts or rejects customer produced or procured materials. Analyzes statistical information, personnel data, or general descriptions of information to be visually depicted. Selects appropriate visual media for the project that will best represent the information to be presented. Manages production of electronic and printed material in the form of slides, displays, newsletters, pamphlets, web pages, posters, and leaflets for various activities. Directs page layouts allowing for line art, photographs, graphs and other graphics. Provides higher-level management with VI products, services, consultation, facilities (studio or presentation room) and equipment to support functional areas, to include command and control, training, logistics, medical, personnel, special operations, engineering, and public affairs. Manages the state Visual Information Support Center. Responsible for training and coordinating equipment usage. Manages stock videos, audio computer graphics, slides, photographs, line drawings and hardcopy clip art libraries (to include manuals, CD ROMs, videotapes, videodisks, etc.). Maintains the state defense visual information activity number (DVIAN) account. Coordinates VI usage logs and submits required reports. Manages the installation, set up, and technical support of the state’s Distributed Training Technology (DTT) / Distance Learning Network (DLN). Serves as a member of the state DTT/DLN Advisory Board. Performs other duties as assigned.

PD: D1589000

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment.
  • No PCS will be authorized unless agreed upon by HRO prior to the e-date.
  • Rank Requirement: ENL; WO; OFF
  • Compatibility Requirement: ENL: 25
  • Compatibility Requirement: WO: 254A, 255A/N/S; OFF: 25, 53

*Minimum Requirements: * 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:** Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization. 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. Experience that required adaptations of guidelines or precedents to meet the needs of the assignment. Experience preparing documentation on cost/benefit studies where is involved summarizing the material and organizing it in a logical fashion.

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) listed below will be used in the selection process. KSAs are important to the entire selection process and should be addressed specifically and completely within the resume'.

  1. Knowledge of and skill to apply current Internet technologies, standard Internet protocols, Internet server operations and operating systems to the design of the web site.

  2. Knowledge of Internet security principles and protocols, usability concepts, i.e. navigational aids, site architecture, knowledge management, and information delivery systems that enable all potential users to access information contained on the Web pages.

  3. Knowledge of current Web-based application and accessibility technologies, U.S. copyright laws, accessibility factors including those specified in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended in 1998) to advise on the appropriate use of copyrighted material and ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  4. Knowledge of standard database management principles and methods, and programming and scripting languages.

  5. Skill in determining the most appropriate methods for delivering information via the Internet, design and develop Internet applications that meet the state’s electronic requirements for services to internal and external audiences.

  6. Ability to organize work, set priorities, determine resource requirements, monitor progress and evaluate outcomes of all assigned programs.

  7. Thorough knowledge of visual arts, video graphic, and photographic methods and techniques as well as thorough knowledge of the subject matter supported or depicted to plan visual products and services that interpret subject matter content.

  8. Knowledge of the organizations’ mission and functions to develop original designs, concepts, or visual styles for publications, exhibits, or presentation material that present to the public the ideas of image desired, evoke certain viewer responses, or reduce the cost of production, installation, or maintenance of the visual product.

  9. Ability to create visually stimulating designs from verbal or written descriptions of the item, event or issue to be depicted.

Quality of Experience: Level of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: At the GS-11 level, a Ph.D. or equivalent, or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Undergraduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.

Military Assignment: Occupants of this position must maintain continuous military membership in the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG). Assignment to a compatible Enlisted, Warrant Officer or Officer position in the NCARNG is mandatory. (ENL MOS: 25; WO BRANCH: 254A, 255A/N/S; OFF BRANCH: 25, 53)

Security Clearance: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a security clearance as required by the position (Secret).

Member will be required to obtain an IAT Level 2 Certification IAW DoD 8570 Directive.

Direct Deposit: The applicant selected for this position will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer Program.

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 the closing date, a review of your complete application will be completed to validate your qualification status. If qualified, your documents will be forwarded to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.

*Ensure that your email and phone contacts are current.*


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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 resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your resumes 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: $61,137.00 to $79,478.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-2210-11/11

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Open to areas 1, 2, and 3

Control Number: 452432800

Job Announcement Number: NCAR-16-131