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Telecommunications Specialist (d1686000)
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USAJOBS | Aguadilla, PR
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Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* National Guard Membership is required.
* 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.


Failure to meet or comply with the following requirements will be basis for non-employment or removal from employment, as appropriate.

* Males born after 31 Dec 59 must provide evidence of registration with the Selective Service System.
* Evidence of identity must be provided to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL 99-603).
* Acceptance of the position constitutes concurrence to wear the appropriate military uniform.
* Possess or be able to acquire a SECRET security clearance.
* Continued employment in this position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the mandatory training specifically identified for the position.
* Individual selected must enroll in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit / Electronic Fund Transfer Pay Program.
* Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.
* Excepted Civil Service Technicians are required to maintain a MOS/AFSC and military grade that is determined by the NGB to be compatible with the assigned technician position.


In order to achieve compatibility prior to effective date of personnel action, individual selected must be eligible for military assignment to a paragraph and line number in one of the following AFSC 3D100, 3D190, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X4 OR 1C8X3.

Note: In order to qualify for above mentioned AFSC(s) you must comply with mandatory entry requirements contained in Air Force Manual AFMAN 36-2108, Enlisted Classification or AFMAN 36-2105, Officer Classification, as applicable.

Individual selected for this position who is not qualified in one of the mentioned AFSC, MUST submit to HRO, before date of appointment, the correct military paperwork/application to attend the technical training school required to be AFSC Qualified. If selectee fails to process the school application and does not successfully graduate from the school, he/she will be terminated from the technician program for failure to meet the compatibility standards and receive a 30 days notice of separation.


You will lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information/documents requested on the vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met the required GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experience. Experiences copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and will disqualify you from the position. National Guard military (part-time) service is considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements. The applicant is credited with actual number of months the member has been in the National Guard provided such service is related to the position to be filled.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training which demonstrates the ability to understand, evaluate, and translate the needs of communications users into requirements, relate user costs and funding, and other supporting services required; identify and direct, or coordinate the actions required to provide needed services.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must posses more than THIRTY-SIX (36) months of specialized experience performing and supervising duties such as receiving information on computer and communication requirements needed; coordinating requirements with internal and external customers involved and analyzes, plans, and designs data, video and voice networks carried over various transmission systems such as multi channel satellite, troposphere scatter systems, Line-Of-Sight (LOS) RF radios, LOS laser radios as well as fiber optic and copper cable systems; developing communication plans, which includes but is not limited to: network priorities, network designs and configurations (IP addresses and phone numbers), secure and un-secure circuits, and equipment architecture and layout for employment of computer and telecommunications systems to support in-garrison and deployed operations; providing technical guidance and direction for different aspects of radio frequency spectrum analysis.


Study successfully completed in a college university, technical or vocational school may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of study (30 semester's hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 12 months of specialized experience. Courses must be directly related to the work of the position. Copy of student transcripts or training certificates must be included in order to receive credit for education. Unofficial transcripts from internet or with alterations will not be considered. To receive credit for education the information must be included in the education section of the Resume.

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.

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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):

Network Management

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance