This SATELLITE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST position, is located in the Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (MILSTAR) Operations Center at a Space Operations Squadronand is part of the CA 148 SOPS.
THIS IS A T32 EXCEPTED SERVICE, PERMANENT POSITION
The primary purpose of the SATELLITE OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, GS-0301-7/9/11, is to conduct 24-hour on-orbit_command and control of MILSTAR satellite communications system which directly supports the United States Commander in Chief of Space Command (USCINCSPACE) and the United States Commander in Chief of Strategic Command (USCINCSTRA T). Satellites provide data directly to fixed ground stations and mobile forces thereby enabling users to establish critical communication networks and provide communications interoperability among all active US military services, to include both mobile and fixed ground stations.
May make additional selections within 90 days of eligible(s) issuance.
CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the California 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.
Compatible military grade and assignment is required. If you are interested in joining the California National Guard, please contact a California National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. https://state.nationalguard.com/california
Compatible Military Assignments: DAFSC: 1C6X1
Non-DMOS/DAFSC applicants are encouraged to apply for the positions if experience is held. A two year compatibility waiver MAY be obtained.
Priority Areas(s) of Consideration:
AREA I= Current California National Guard technicians who are serving on a Permanent/Indefinite/Temporary dual status appointment.
AREA II= Current California National Guard members.
AREA III= Current military members of the Air Force/Army National Guard, Air Force/Army Reserve or Air Force/Army Active Duty. (Applicants who are currently in other Air/Army branches and NOT currently a member of the California National Guard (CNG) must become a member of a compatible unit of assignment within the Air Force CNG commensurate with the military grade listed in this announcement prior to federal assignment).
**(non-bargaining units may receive more than one area of consideration depending on the applicant pool)**
Military Grades: E-3 through E-6
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, subject to National Guard Bureau approval.
Relocation Costs MAY BE authorized subject to provisions of the Joint Travel Regulation and an agency determination that a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is in the Government's best interest.
Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.
Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.
Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
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.