DutiesAs a Supervisory Joint Operations Center Technician (Title 32), GS-0301-10, you will perform the below duties:
(1) Establishes local command and control policies and directives in accordance with Federal, state and local agencies. Informs the Adjutant General or designated staff members on the status, progress, problem areas, shortfalls, and limitations in the joint operations center. Recommends solutions to ensure mission accomplishment and that Federal, state and local agency objectives are achieved. Responsible for writing mission plans in support of the joint operations center missions. Oversees the development of all local Quick Reaction Checklists (QRCs), Staff Operational Reporting Procedures (SOPs), and Joint Operating Instructions (JOIs) to meet the Adjutant General's mission and reviews periodically for sufficiency and updating. Serves as the joint operations center subject matter expert for all joint operations planning activities. Maintains a publication and forms library of essential hardcopy documentation and an electronic copy of the required library items for a backup. Manages and supervises the daily activities of the joint operations center, console operations, administration, and training. Responsible for personnel as it pertains to employee safety, joint operation center procedures, and work practices within the JOC.
(2) Ensures adequate protection and procedures are in place to safeguard resources, to include the physical security of the joint operations center, the Crisis Action Team (CAT) and mission critical support systems. Serves as the Communications Security (COMSEC) Officer for the joint operations center COMSEC user account. Periodically reviews, validates, and projects COMSEC requirements to ensure required materials are in place to support the evolving missions. Ensures personnel are properly trained in the procedures, use, destruction, and security of classified COMSEC information and materials. Ensures the joint operations center complies with operational, communications, transmission, and computer security requirements.
(3) Participates in the direction of operational events and briefs the Adjutant General or his designated staff members on all significant actions taken by the joint operations center. Informs the Adjutant General on the status, progress, problem areas, shortfalls, and limitations in command and control and recommends solutions to ensure mission accomplishment and national objectives are achieved. Directs recall of base personnel as required. Coordinates with other agencies in the development of all reference guides, checklists, and displays utilized by the CAT. Provides administrative support to track and log CAT events.
(4) Manages all aspects of joint operations center operational reporting. Oversees the operational control and accountability of the JOC and CAT facility to ensure proper utilization of resources. Manages changes as a result of directives, to include the proper installation of new or upgraded systems and equipment. Develops initial budgetary requirements, programs available dollars, and identifies unfunded requirements to support joint operations supplies, equipment, and training.
(5) Plans the work activities of assigned personnel, assigns general and specific tasks for the accomplishment of the mission, and plans the work schedule to support operational events on a 7-day per week/24-hour basis to include the scheduling of personnel leave. Develops work performance standards, and evaluates the work performance of subordinates through performance appraisals and/or efficiency ratings. Gives advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters. Interviews candidates for positions in the unit and recommends selection of personnel. Indoctrinates new employees, and ensures personnel complete all training and certification requirements applicable regulations. Takes affirmative action with consideration of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) in all aspects of personnel actions. Hears and resolves complaints from employees, and refers group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to supervisor. Effects minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands and recommends other action on more serious cases. Makes recommendations to commander of subordinates for reassignment, commendations, and promotions.
(6) Performs other duties as assigned. RequirementsConditions 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.
- This position is not located at a bargaining unit.
Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume.WHO CAN APPLY: GROUP I
- All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Member (E6/SSG - E7/SFC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program. GROUP II
- All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Member (E6/SSG - E7/SFC), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.Military Grades
: Enlisted Member (E6/SSG - E7/SFC) GENERAL EXPERIENCE
: Applicant must have experience effectively managing, directing and overseeing the operation of the Joint Operations Center processes. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE :
Applicant must have at least 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as: Experience establishing local command and control policies and directives in accordance with Federal, state and local agencies. Experience ensuring adequate protection and procedures are in place to safeguard resources, to include the physical security of the joint operations center, the Crisis Action Team (CAT) and mission critical support systems. Experience participating in the direction of operational events and briefs the Adjutant General or his designated staff members on all significant actions taken by the joint operations center. Experience planing the work activities of assigned personnel, assigns general and specific tasks for the accomplishment of the mission, and plans the work schedule to support operational events on a 7-day per week/24-hour basis to include the scheduling of personnel leave. EducationAdditional 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 ( Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov) ).
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 .