Army National Guard Units (Title 32) HOUSING MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT in Springfield, Illinois

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

Opened Friday 10/7/2016 (18 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (2 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

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!

ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Illinois 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 Illinois National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Illinois National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Duty Location: HQs 129th Regional Training Institute

Selecting Official:LTC Michael Hough

Areas of Consideration:This position is announced statewide for those persons holding or eligible to acquire membership in the IL ARNG in an available military position in an Enlisted grade which is compatible with this technician position.

Military Requirements:Selected candidates who are not currently in a compatible military assignment, may apply. Selectee must be placed in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee is required to cross train if not currently compatible.

Compatible Military Assignments:

Enlisted CMF: 92

  • Rank requirement: SGT - SFC

* * This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties**

Processes requests for temporary quarters. Reviews applications for accuracy and completeness of data. Counsels brigade and battalion housing representatives regarding the availability, type, size and location of quarters.

Assists in the assignment of troop issue housing and administrative space. Evaluates such factors as size of units, sex of troops, type of unit, serviceability and availability of building space and desire to maintain unit integrity while effecting maximum utilization of space.

Determines the need to move or rearrange furnishings and equipment and directs the accomplishment of such work.

Assists the Housing Officer in the supervision of warehousing operations, the performance of joint tenant-management inspections of quarters, and the issue and receipt of buildings, furnishings and equipment by performing the following duties:

a. Planning. Plans detailed layouts of storage areas to allow for fluid handling of material to avoid storage bottlenecks. Plans weekly work schedules and sequence of operations for warehouse workers. Establishes deadlines and priorities on the basis of general work schedules, methods and policies established by the Housing Officer. Determines how many assignments can be done concurrently, how many must be delayed, and the number and types of employees needed based on the skills, personnel, materials and equipment available and required.

b. Work Direction. Selects workers and assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods and procedures, instructs subordinates in new procedures, and provides advice when problems arise. Reviews work of subordinates in progress and upon completion to ensure that quality and quantity standards are met. Adjusts plans, assignments, and methods as necessary to accomplish the work as effectively and economically as feasible. Coordinates the work of the unit with other units such as maintenance and the Directorate of Facilities Engineering.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel throughout US will be required.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be willing to become a member of the National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Completed NGIL Form 73 required, see How to Apply, Required Documents
  • This announcement cancels vacancy IL-16-308, Date: 19-Aug-2016.


General Experience:Experience, education or training which provided you with a general knowledge of housing management methods, practices and operating techniques, ability to communicate information both verbally and in writing, and the ability to meet and deal with individuals and groups.

Specialized Experience: GS-07 Level- Must have at least: 12 months: Experience, education or training determining deficiencies of housing and coordinating the required services to correct the deficiencies. Experience reviewing housing applications for accuracy and completeness. Experience monitoring housing assignments in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures. Experience in conducting audits and preparing reports. Experience using automated systems to update, retrieve and analyze data.

Applicants must have twelve months experience equivalent to next lower grade in order to be considered for this position.

Military Requirements: Military skill set is determined by MOS requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS.

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.

Quality of Experience: Length 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 to be filled.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Online Questionnaire


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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 applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed in this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

Salary Range: $40,033.00 to $52,043.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-1173-07/07

Promotion Potential: 07

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Status Candidates

Control Number: 452646800

Job Announcement Number: IL-16-385