Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN in Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania

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THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION

This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number D1983000 and is part of the PA United States Property and Fiscal Office, National Guard.

1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement

Position may lead to permanent assignment without further advertisement.

Must have DOD FM LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION to be qualified

Must be able to obtain DOD FM LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION within 2 years of appointment

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Non-Bargaining Individuals who are currently serving in another branch of service who are willing to become members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

INDEFINITE:Currently employed permanent technicians retain their permanent status and will occupy this position as a Permanent Promotion or Reassignment. Indefinite employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who are not a currently employed permanent technician. Indefinite appointments may acquire permanent status depending upon future force structure requirements; indefinite appointments do not serve a trial period. Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice.

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Responsibilities

As a Supervisory Accounting Technician, GS-0525-10, you will provide technical and administrative supervision to subordinate personnel. Establish priorities based on attainment of goals, objectives and work to be accomplished. Establish policies and procedures based on objectives. Develop goals and objectives that integrate organizational and Comptroller Division objectives. Plan and develop work assignments, priorities and training required to effectively meet organization and customer needs. Establish, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with other Comptroller Division supervisors, unit supervisors, supported organizations, and higher headquarters. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

10

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0525 Accounting Technician

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Conditions of Employment
  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • 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 National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Qualifications

Military Grades: OFFICER O1 - O2 ENLISTED E5 - E9

Compatible Military Assignments: OFFICER BR36A, 42B ENLISTED MOS36B, 42A

Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.

Supervisor for this position is 1LT Nelson

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training involving arithmetic principles, attention to detail, and application of established procedures for recording and compiling data. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have at least 30 months experience, education, or training in administrative, professional or technical work that provided the opportunity to acquire knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Experience must have been in one functional area of accounting which included making objective and logical determination of facts. Experience developing, coordinating and maintaining an integrated accounting system. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Knowledge of accounting methods, forms and techniques.

Knowledge of general ledger and subsidiary accounts.

Knowledge of procedures to enter, modify, retrieve, and delete information in an automated system.

Skill in arithmetic computation, applying formulas or conversion tables.

Ability to analyze the interrelationship of accounts affected by varied transactions.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work.

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.

SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.

PCS STATEMENT: PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION COSTS WILL NOT BE PAID FOR THIS POSITION.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

REPROMOTION CONSIDERATION (Applies to technician applicants only.)

Technicians who have been demoted from this or a higher grade previously held in the same occupational series without personal cause and who are not in a grade retention status will be given consideration for re-promotion. Technicians who believe they are entitled to such consideration should forward a description of the circumstances with their application. Technicians eligible for re-promotion will be considered prior to using competitive promotion procedures, except when another technician has a statutory or regulatory right to be placed in or considered for the position.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Not Applicable

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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

  2. **Other supporting documents:

HRO Form 6-**Military Service Background (All applicants must submit)

OF 306-Declaration of Federal Employment (Only required if you are not an on board current Permanent Pennsylvania National Guard Technician)

TRANSCRIPTS - All applicants must submit DOD FM LEVEL 1 certification

These documents must be submitted in order for your application to be considered complete. If you do not submit all of the above referenced documents your application WILL NOT be forwarded to the nominating official.

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your application can and will be disqualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your qualifications.

If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.

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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10186384

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documentsto be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

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Agency contact information
PA HRO Staffing Dept
Phone

717-861-8564

Email

ng.pa.paarng.mbx.j1-hro-tech-jobs@mail.mil

Address

PA United States Property and Fiscal Office DMVA Annville, PA US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496872300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 04/16/2018 to 04/30/2018

Salary: $56,097 to $72,927 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 10

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent - Indefinite with Rollover