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  • Duties
    Help Duties Summary

    Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2, 3, 4
    Area 1 - All current on-board AKNG T5 Competitive or Excepted Service Employees.
    Area 2 - All other current onboard AKNG T32 Excepted Service Employees.
    Area 3- All current military members of the AKNG.
    Area 4- All other current Federal Employees.
    PDCN: T5310000
    Selecting Supervisor: Octavia Thompson

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    Manages the Yellow Ribbon Program for the State/Territory by planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing the National Guard Yellow Ribbon Programs in accordance with NGB policy and guidelines. Coordinates with state's Army and Air National Guard leadership to schedule events relating to the Alert, Pre-Mobilization, Mobilization, and the 30, 60, 90 Day Post-Deployment Reintegration, placing special emphasis to the Soldiers and Family Member's needs. Serves as the Primary Point of Contact responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating event activities based on the needs of the deploying personnel and their families and standard course curriculum set forth by NGB. Responsible for requesting funding for events, and contracting conference facilities, lodging, meals, and professional onsite child care. Responsible for coordinating and partnering with other Federal, State, and Local Organizations for support with speakers, instructors, and support services. Course administrator serves as principal point of contact responsible for creating the agenda, preparing brochures, and the creation of other promotional materials for distribution to service members and families. Continually evaluates course curriculum to identify opportunities for improvement and to better serve our soldiers and families. Evaluates and analyzes feedback from soldiers and families revising program objectives, visual aids, and handouts as required. Conducts monthly, or as needed, joint planning and coordination meetings with Army and Air National Guard DoD Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP) program representatives to receive input, provide informational updates, discuss issues and initiatives, solidify joint implementation practices, various DoD Yellow Ribbon (ANG and ARNG) Events, and share best practices. Analyzes supporting organization's proposals to ensure quality of course content and cost effectiveness. Serves as the principal point of contact regarding the Yellow Ribbon Programs and is charged with collaborating with various Local Organizations, State, and National Government Agencies for outreach opportunities, support services, training, policy interpretation, and research. Coordinates with the Joint NGB DoD Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP) Management Office to develop tailored reintegration programs to meet the special needs of deploying Service Members and their families while maintaining the intent of the legislation governing the program. Coordinates with the Program Leaders of the Family Assistance Center (FAC), Family Readiness Group (FRG), State Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Small Business Administration, Education Offices, Military One Source, Youth Coordinator, Operation Military Kids, Military Family Life Consultants, Air/Army Chaplains, TRICARE, Personal Financial Consultants, Army/Air Chaplains, Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ) Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), TRICARE, NGB Funded Contractors, Army Reserve Combat Stress Teams, Veterans Administration Outreach, Local Veterans Centers, Public Health Services Organizations, as well as State and Local Organizations for assistance and support with Yellow Ribbon Program Events. Ensures a process to continuously solicit input from Service and Family Members who attend DoD YRRP Events and programs. Ensures After Action Reviews for events are prepared and forwarded to NGB. Ensures quarterly and annual performance evaluation assessments of DoD YRRP's implementation are prepared for their respective components, to include activities conducted in the preceding quarter, including dates, times, locations, events, activities, programs, sponsors, partners, actual participants, and unfunded requirements. Reports should provide for lessons learned, best practices, media reports, unfulfilled requirements, participant satisfaction/dissatisfaction, evaluations, and comments.Serves as the States Representative at conferences and meetings on the DoD Yellow Ribbon Program. As required, briefs the organization's activities and events, and justifies the budget relative to the State's Yellow Ribbon Program. Serves as the Program's Fiscal Resource Manager responsible for submitting the proposed budget requests to the NGB YRRP for consideration based on short and long term forecasts of planned deployment support activities including dates, times locations, event activities, programs, sponsors, partners, anticipated numbers of soldiers and family members. Ensuring optimum use and control of, Army National Guard (ARNG) and Air National Guard (ANG) Federal financial resources and ensures all expenditures are in compliance with statutory requirements, regulations, procedures, and local policies. Designs and sends out training needs surveys to soldiers and their families. Analyzes survey results. Develops and provides justification for the training and travel budget and serves as program manager for both. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required
    Occasional travel - Training, TDY's, etc...

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • Requirements
    Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • U.S. citizenship is required.
    • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
    • Bargaining Unit: Non- Bargaining.
    • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guide.
    • May be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory security clearance.
    • APPOINTMENT FACTORS: T5 Excepted Service appointment in the Alaska National Guard.


    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

    GS-11 - Must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level OR Ph. D or equivalent doctoral degree OR Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR L.L.M, if related.
    **NOTE: If using education as a basis for qualification, you must submit a copy of your transcripts.

    Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position:

    - Knowledge of the principles, policies, program goals, and methodology of the National Guard DoD Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, including factors that affect work and leisure environments.

    - Ability to collect, evaluate, disseminate information, and assess strengths, weaknesses, and needs of serviced population in order to establish program goals, objectives, and procedures.

    - Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships using tact and diplomacy, interacting with individuals, families and other governmental agencies and not for profit organizations.

    - Knowledge of the organizational structure of the National Guard including the assignment of functions to subordinate organizations, nature of their missions, and composition of the work force.

    - Oral communication and writing skills to make presentations, conduct training seminars, communicate with federal, state and local agencies, and medical facilities.


    Additional information

    - If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.
    - 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.
    - Cost of Living Allowance (COLA): Entitled to 3.74% COLA in addition to base salary, subject to change.
    - Direct Deposit Program: If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).
    - Veterans' Preference: a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

    Veterans Information: Veterans' preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation may be:

    1. A copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions.
    2. A "certification" that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
    3. You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.

    NOTE: Prior to appointment, an agency will require the service member to provide a copy of the DD-214.

    If claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit a Standard Form, SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference."

    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 .

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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.

    Category Rating: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:

    1. Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.
    2. Well Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.
    3. Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility and rating.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
    Planning and Evaluating and Problem Solving~

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

  • Required Documents
    Help 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 of employment and duties performed.
    2. Questionnaire.
    3. A copy of your DD Form 214, if applicable.
    4. SF-15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference), if applicable.
    5. Any additional documentation you wish to submit for consideration.

    Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:

    Job Information:
    - Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.

    Personal Information:
    - Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).
    - Country of Citizenship.
    - If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.

    - High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.
    - Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.
    - Major field(s) of study.
    - Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.

    Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions):
    - Job title.
    - Duties and accomplishments.
    - Number of hours per week.
    - Employer's name and address.
    - Supervisor's name and phone number.
    - Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.
    - Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).
    - Salary.

    Other Qualifications:
    - Job-related training courses (title and year).
    - Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)
    - Job related certificates and licenses.
    - Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.)

    Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
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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.

  • How to Apply
    Help 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:

    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 documents to 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 ( ), 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: .

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    Agency contact information Samantha Smith

    (907) 428-6928
    (907) 428-6479
    [email protected]


    Alaska Army National Guard
    P.O Box 5800
    JBER, AK

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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. Referral to the hiring official will be IAW our agency Merit Promotion Plan and current Labor agreement. Qualified applicants may be further evaluated by a ranking panel. Referred candidates will be further evaluated and interviewed by a selection panel.

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  • Fair & Transparent
    Fair & Transparent
    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
    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.
    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

    Read more 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 process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants 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.

    Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.

    Read more Legal and regulatory guidance
    • Financial suitability
    • Social security number request
    • Privacy Act
    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period

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Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Full time
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