Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER in Elmendorf AFB, Alaska

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This National Guard position is for a MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Position Description Number D1718000and is part of the Alaska Air National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT:This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Air National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907)264-5300.

Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1 DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: Area 1 - AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, AK AGR and Traditional members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard. PDCN:D1718000 Selecting Supervisor: Tiffany Gregory

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Directs the overall management of medical support for the Air National Guard installation to include tenant unit(s) and GSU(s). Determines the impact and implements courses of action regarding projected Department of Defense (DoD), National Guard Bureau (NGB), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Military Support to Civil Authorities (MSCA) that affect Air National Guard plans, directives and missions. Ensures medical capabilities support the federal mission of expeditionary medical operations worldwide and state mission of medical response for homeland security and other state medical missions as directed by the Governor. Problem resolution extends beyond medical management and requires internal synchronization, the coordination of external offices at all base command levels, and the involvement of medical entities outside the base including both civilian and military agencies. Performs duties in accordance with established and evolving policies and procedures. Provides medical management and advisory services that contribute substantially to the plans, policies, decisions, and objectives of senior management. Directs Information Management activities within the Medical Group, formulating and interpreting medical policy based on regulatory requirements. Provides policy guidance and interpretation to senior management officials to ensure compliance with medical aspects for the worldwide deployability of Wing/Group personnel, geographically separated units (GSUs), and tenant unit(s). Comprehends the unique medical requirements of organizations subordinate to the Wing Commander, GSUs, and tenant unit(s) in order to guarantee the medical readiness of personnel for worldwide deployment. Represents the Medical Group at nationwide meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops to determine the impact of higher headquarters decisions on local programs. Directs work to be accomplished by the base medical and bioenvironmental programs, ensuring each is developed and implemented according to applicable regulations. Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work. Ensures compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements, medical readiness requirements, and the overall integrity of medical information and technology, force health management programs, and initiatives which operate to maintain and ensure a fit and ready force. Provides oversight for the implementation of a variety of federal, state, and local programs to ensure mission effectiveness, i.e. Resource Conservation and Reuse Act; Clean Air Act; Noise Abatement (FAA 150), and National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). Ensures implementation and compliance with Occupational Health for dual and non-dual status personnel, the Occupational Health Program to include the Hearing Conservation Program, Immunization Program, and Fetal Protection Program and provides oversight for base environmental pollution monitoring, Respiratory Protection Program, Radiological Protection Program, Ionizing Radiation Program, Potable Water Quality Program, Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Program, and Quantitative Fit Testing Program. Enforces diversity, equal employment opportunity, and the labor-management relations program. Analyzes, evaluates, monitors and reports Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) for Wing, tenant unit(s) and GSU personnel. Ensures the installation maintains a strong viable human weapons system force fit for worldwide deployability. Collaborates with the Wing Commander and other senior management officials in the planning and development of short-term and long-term strategies for implementation of the Wing Strategic Plan. Ensures compliance with and preparation for readiness of unit compliance inspections, evaluations, audits, and staff assistance visits including Operational Readiness Inspection (ORI), Health Services Inspection (HSI), Unit Compliance Inspection (UCI), and Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program (ESOHCAMP). Attends staff meetings, formal briefings, and spontaneous informal sessions chaired or called by operations, unit deployments, exercises, and readiness or compliance inspections levied by USAF MAJCOM Inspector General's offices and other auditing agencies. Directs the preparation of reports, directives, correspondence and memoranda pertaining to health services programs. Directs, plans, develops, publishes, and implements policies and procedures within the established controls of higher command echelons. Implements the medical portion of the Designed Operational Capability (DOC) Statement of the unit. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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Conditions of Employment
  • Alaska Army or Air 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.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
  • Bargaining Unit: Non- Bargaining
  • APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Officer in the Alaska Air National Guard.
  • MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Air National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in the following AFSCs/Series: 41AX.
  • MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade requirement is Second Lieutenant (2LT/O1) and maximum military grade requirement is Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col/O5).
  • DESIRABLES: Completion of the Air Forces Health Services Administration (HSA) Course.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE is experience, education, or training which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCEis 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-12- Must have at least 36 monthsexperience, education or training in program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

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 knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.

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. - The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act. Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position. - 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). - Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you should always check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) to verify how accepting this position will affect your entitlement prior to considering an offer of employment.

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 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):

Attention to Detail, Decision Making, and Oral Communication

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Background checks and security clearance
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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. 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.

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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.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

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 documentsto 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.

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Agency contact information
Lucy Dieterich

(907) 428-6442



Alaska Air National Guard P.O Box 5800 JBER, AK US

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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

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.

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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 and hiring process 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.

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

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 03/12/2018 to 03/27/2018

Salary: $81,421 to $105,847 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 12

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent