THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a Deputy United States Property and Fiscal Officer (Army/Air) (Title 32), Position Description Number D1919000 and is part of the VA USPFO, National Guard.
As the Deputy United States Property and Fiscal Officer, GS-0343-14, you will perform the below duties:
(1) Serves as a full deputy to the USPFO. Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the USPFO in their state. Develops goals and objectives that integrate manpower and personnel support objectives into the state, short and long-term operational plans. Establishes, revises or reviews policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organizational design for the USPFO and staff, to ensure work problems or barriers for mission accomplishment is eliminated.
(2) Ensures the proper obligation and expenditure of all Federal funds and the safeguarding of all Federal property in the possession of the state National Guard (32 USC 708). Ensures requirements are authenticated, certifies as to authority and authorizes the expenditure of funds for property, supplies, equipment, services, and payrolls within statutory and USPFO appointment limitations. Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of payrolls for all personnel who are compensated from Federal funds. Ensures that all invoices for supplies and services procured with Federal funds are valid, accurate and within the limitations of law and appointment restrictions.
(3) As an agent of the USPFO and Chief, National Guard Bureau (CNGB) in support of the state Adjutant General provides financial and logistical resources for the maintenance of Federal property in the possession of the National Guard of the State (32 USC 10503). Furnishes advice and assistance to units/organizations/activities within the state to ensure that Federal funds and property are used in conformance with applicable laws/regulations, within statutory limits. Performs returns and creates reports on Federal funds and property as directed by the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force and the Chief, National Guard Bureau (Title 32 U.S.C. 708).
(4) Exercises supervisory human resources responsibilities. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through subordinate supervisors. Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of higher-level management or headquarters.
(5) Plans and coordinates logistics policies to implement Federal law and higher-level directives. Provides optimum support to subordinate organizations in asset acquisition, storage, distribution, and accountability. Responsible for ensuring the stock record account is properly maintained. Ensures proper operation of supply/storage distribution points within the state National Guard and maintenance of required records. Ensures property books are maintained in accordance with applicable regulations. Advises the AG and appropriate staff on matters pertaining to security and storage of Federal property issued to the state National Guard.
(6) Manages commercial movements of supplies and equipment; and the transportation of technicians, AGR personnel, and traditional service members.
(7) Manages the operation of a fiscal station. Responsible for properly obligating, accounting, reporting, and administratively controlling all Federal funds allotted to the state by NGB and other government agencies in accordance with statute, regulation, and NGB policy. Provides technical fiscal assistance and advice to the AG and staff personnel. Ensures maintenance of fiscal accounting records for all Federal funds as prescribed by DA and NGB directives. Authenticates requirements, certifies authority and authorizes the expenditure of Federal funds for facilities, supplies, equipment, services, payrolls, and transportation. Performs duties as a financial Program or Account Manager as required.
(8) Manages the operation of an information management activity to facilitate statutory data collection and reporting responsibilities with respect to accountability for Federal funds and property. Provides for the integrity and security of the Federal database of records. Provides information management support for fiscal, logistics, and personnel applications to the AG and the serviced National Guard organizations and units.
(9) Manages contracting functions for supplies and services in support of programs essential to state National Guard daily operations, training, and readiness missions.
(10) Ensures statutory/regulatory compliance and optimum development of the state's National Guard financial program support through the use of external inspections and reviews (e.g., GAO, Inspector General, DFAS, NGB, etc.). Coordinates preparation for external and internal evaluations and inspections.
Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
Conditions 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.
NOTE: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 Commissioned Officer (O5/LTC - O6/COL) (O5/Lt. Col. - O6/Col) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army/Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army/Air National Guard Male/Female Commissioned Officer (O5/LTC - O6/COL) (O5/Lt. Col. - O6/Col), 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.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Army/Air National Guard.
Military Grades: Commissioned Officer (O5/LTC - O6/COL), Air: (O5/Lt. Col. - O6/Col)
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, investigative, technical or other responsible work which demonstrates analytical ability and a practical and theoretical knowledge of the functions, processes and principles of management; experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience which provided a detailed knowledge of the National Guard organizational structures, functions, procedures and techniques. Experience analyzing and interpreting policies and the procedures of higher headquarters/management as to applicability to current policies. Experience presenting and discussing complex matters in a clear and convincing manner. Experience in communicating with people from various backgrounds and circumstances.
If you are using Education to qualify for this position, successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
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.
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):
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
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 (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians, Proof of Recent enlistment if enlistment in the Virginia National Guard occurred within the last 60 days, Supporting Veterans' preference documents for candidates claiming Veterans' Preference (ie. DD214), Transcripts for applicants claiming education in lieu of specialized experience.
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.
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.
Review our benefits
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.