Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Financial Services Technician in Saint Augustine, Florida

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

Opened Thursday 10/13/2016 (14 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 11/4/2016 (8 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 NOT REQUIRED*: This is a Non Dual Status position that does not require membership in the National Guard.*

This position is located at the USP&FO;, St. Augustine, FL

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: This position is in the Excepted Federal Civil Service "under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709", and is open to ON BOARD Non-Dual Status (NDS) technicians employed within the Florida National Guard.

INTRODUCTION: This position is located in the US Property and Fiscal Office (USP&FO;) Comptroller Division, Financial Services Branch. The purpose of this position is to provide analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems involving the full range of financial services. Incumbent uses complete understanding of inter-related systems and processes across multiple functional areas and their interoperability to ensure the validity and accuracy of all disbursements, collections, and adjustments related to financial records.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of inter-related accounting, logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable, and various travel entitlements, using multiple procedures, processes and techniques to evaluate alternatives and arrive at decisions, conclusions and recommendations. Analyzes diverse financial management technical methods, techniques, precedent cases, and procedures to resolve an extensive range of difficult financial technical issues or problems. Performs in-depth analysis, complicated pay, travel, and accounts payable issues involving substantial corrective action and/or complicated adjustments and resolves issues, including assessing unusual circumstances or conditions. Analyzes particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verifies and evaluates data; obtains additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies; and applies pertinent fiscal laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action for resolution.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • As Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Time-in-Grade restrictions apply for all competitive employees.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience, education, or training in clerical, office, or other work which demonstrates the ability to communicate with individuals at different levels in order to assist and provide information; experience using computers and automated systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-08 must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to at least next lower grade level. Experience maintaining records, compiling reports, compiling figures, or performing other procedural work of two or more comptroller sections. Experience summarizing, analyzing and evaluating financial data for review. Experience providing technical and specialized administrative data, background material and references upon request.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-07 must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to at least next lower grade level. Experience which indicates the ability to obtain and present information in a clear and meaningful manner. Experience which has provided the applicant with a broad knowledge of financial data and the skill set to operate automated systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-06 must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to at least next lower grade level. Experience in gathering, compiling and presenting information for higher level review. Experience that has demonstrated that individual has knowledge of a functional filing system. Experience preparing and distributing reports in a timely manner.

NOTE #1: Must be Financial Manager Level 1 qualified within 2 years of employment.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

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: $36,025.00 to $57,631.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0503-06/08

Promotion Potential: 08

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Current On-Board Non Dual Status civilian employees within the Florida National Guard

Control Number: 453280000

Job Announcement Number: FL17-005