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Air National Guard Units AIRMAN AND FAMILY READINESS SPECIALIST in McConnell AFB, Kansas

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a AIRMAN AND FAMILY READINESS SPECIALIST, Position Description Number T5303P01 and is part of the KS 184 Intelligence Wing, 184th Wing, MCCONNELL AFB, KS, Kansas Air National Guard. Responsibilities As an AIRMAN AND FAMILY READINESS SPECIALIST, GS-0301- 09, you serve as the family readiness and support services representative at an ANG Wing and coordinate concurrently with the Force Support Squadron Commander/Human Resource Officer (Director of Personnel (DP)) at each wing, Joint Force Headquarters - State (JFHQ-ST) Family Program Director, NGB Family Programs Office, and US Air Force/Major Command (MAJCOM) Family Readiness Directors. The incumbent provides assistance to the Wing leadership in the development and implementation of a family readiness and support program and provide family readiness assistance at the geographic separated unit(s) (GSU). Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must have experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this GS-0301-09 position, the applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience as a GS08 or equivalent. Experience is that which equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. --Knowledge of the principles, policies, program goals and methodology of the National Guard quality of life programs, including factors that affect work and leisure environments, to identify family issues that require exploration, development, and resolutions, and determines appropriate methods and resources such as referral to social service programs and agencies, to provide information about National Guard assistance programs, to gather and analyze information on problems and difficulties of obtaining assistance using the current system, to provide programs that address such problems, and to recommend action to improve the system. --Ability to provide briefings and orientations to work family members and volunteers. --Ability to enhance and maximize the volunteer capability to support the family program with active volunteer services and maintaining records of volunteers for base family activities, particular services and specialty expertise.--Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships using tact and diplomacy in interacting with individuals/families and program support representatives.--Skill in using various computer software database, spreadsheet and word processing.--Ability to collect, evaluate, and disseminate information and assess strengths, weaknesses, and needs of serviced population in order to establish program goals, objectives, and procedures.--Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Education 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). VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: In order to adjudicate your Veterans' Preference claims, you MUST upload all supporting documentation. Such as: DD214s, VA disability letters (Must show service connected), SF-15, etc. A. ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE? You MUST provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support office. The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). If you have more than one DD-214, you are strongly encouraged to upload all your DD-214s. B. ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE? Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran, who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, MUST provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf. C. ARE YOU UNSURE AS TO WHETHER YOU QUALIFY FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE? Please review the OPM Vet Guide to determine if you qualify for Veterans' Preference. Please visit: https://fedshirevets.gov/Index.aspx