MISSOURI NATIONAL GUARD
AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
This position is located at the 157th Air Operations Group in Jefferson Barracks, MO United States 1 vacancy
Incumbent will be assigned to Position Description Number D1560P01 in FAC 260000
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a non-bargaining unit position.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible assignment in the Missouri Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Missouri Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Missouri Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. For enlistment/appointment information, contact 1-800-864-6264 (toll free).
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.
Maximum Military Grade – MSgt (E-7)
Minimum Military Grade – SSgt (E-5)
Enlisted – AFSC 3D0X0, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D1X0, 3D1X1, 3D1X2 or 3D1X3
Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor (grade inversion).
IMPORTANT NOTES: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances are not authorized for this position. Required Security Clearance is Noncritical Sensitive.
Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
Designs and engineers data and voice networks carried over various transmission systems such as multi-channel satellite, troposphere scatter systems, Line-Of-Sight (LOS) RF radios, and cable systems, fiber optic as well as copper. Engineers and designs router-to-router connections utilizing military and commercial protocols, switch-to-switch trunking, circuit configurations through military and commercial multiplexers, and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM). Develops plans for employment of communications systems to support in-garrison and deployed operations. Plans and designs Wide Area Networks (WANs) consisting of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and Military Specifications (MILSPEC) components to operate IAW accepted Information Technology (IT) security policies using automated network planning tools. Utilizes a broad knowledge of IT concepts, principles, methods and practices to (a) provide network services that support a requesting agency's requirements; (b) relate agency requirements to existing technology, policies, priorities, systems capabilities, technology and services, operating practices and procedures, terms/conditions of systems and service contracts, equipment and staffing requirements, costs and funding, and other supporting services required; and (c) identify, direct, and coordinate the actions required to provide needed services. Manages frequency assignment and control of operating frequencies. Provides technical guidance and direction for different aspects of radio frequency spectrum analysis. Determines the compatibility of frequency for fixed station and/or mobile radio, radar, satellite links, and other systems used by the military. Identifies and corrects network and transmission deficiencies in planned or currently operational networks. Provides guidance and direction pertaining to deployed communications equipment/systems and the operating characteristics of communications equipment; services, and systems. Performs other duties as assigned.