MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
AIR NATIONAL GUARD
ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 17-75
TOUR LENGTH: INITIAL TOUR FOUR YEARS
CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS
OPENING DATE: 07 JUN 2017
CLOSING DATE: 28 JUN 2017
POSITION TITLE: CYBER WARFARE OPERATIONS
POSITION GRADE: O4/MAJ
POSITION AFSC: W17SXD
LOCATION: 110ATKW, BATTLE CREEK, MI
WHO CAN APPLY:
AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE O1/2LT
*MAXIMUM GRADE O4/MAJ
AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE O1/2LT
*MAXIMUM GRADE O3/CPT
* PROMOTION POTENTIAL TO FULL GRADE OF POSITION UPON FEDERAL RECOGNITION AND CONTROL GRADE AVAILABILITY
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
• 272d Cyber Operations Squadron Weapons and Tactics Officer
• Operates cyberspace weapons systems and commands crews to accomplish cyberspace, training, and other missions
• The weapons and tactics instructor plans, organizes, and instructs academic and mission training pertaining to the use of weapons; provides advice on the proper weapons and tactics for given target and adversaries with known weapons effects and kill probabilities; monitors squadron and higher level programs to satisfy unit training requirements; and maintains liaison with agencies to provide latest material available on weapons, tactics, and delivery systems and their use in cyberspace operations.
• Plans and prepares for mission.
• Supervises mission planning, preparation and crew briefing/debriefing.
• Ensures equipment and crew are mission ready prior to execution/deployment.
• Operates weapons system(s) and commands crew.
• Performs, supervises, or directs weapons system employment and associated crew activities.
• Conducts or supervises training of crewmembers.
• Ensures operational readiness of crew by conducting or supervising mission specific training.
• Develops plans and policies, monitors operations, and advises commanders.
• Assists commanders and performs staff functions related to this specialty.
• Knowledge is mandatory including electronics theory, information technology, telecommunications and supervisory and control systems including cryptography, vulnerability assessment and exploitation techniques.
• Additionally knowledge will include operational planning, governing cyberspace operations directives, procedures and tactics.
• Education. For entry education requirements see Appendix A, Paragraph 10, 17S CIP Education Matrix.
• Prior service 1B4 or 1N4X1A commissioning Airmen will be accepted into the career field regardless of undergraduate degree possessed.
• Training. The following training is mandatory as indicated:
• For award of AFSC 17S2X, completion of Undergraduate Cyberspace Training (UCT) and mission qualification training in the suffix specific area.
• Experience. For upgrade to AFSCs 17S2X/3X, unit commander determines proficiency based on performance, experience and completion of minimum training requirements.
• For award and retention of these AFSCs , specialty requires routine access to Top Secret or similar
environment and completion of a current Single Scoped Background Investigation (SSBI) according to AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management.
• Completion of the USAF Weapons School Weapons Instructor courses, Cyber Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course.
• Selectee is required to attend Weapons Instructor Courses (WIC) for Cyberspace Operations prior to completion of initial set of AGR orders.
• Top Secret Clearance Required.
NOTE: Award of the entry level without a completed SSBI is authorized provided an interim Top Secret clearance has been granted according to AFI 31-501.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
HOW TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: email@example.com
1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7690 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).
2. *AT A MINIMUM YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.
b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.
c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).
d. Please combine all documents into one PDF file.
*Applications without all the required supporting documentation will not be considered and will not be returned.
3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: SMSGT Wright Thurmand 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications.
EEO POLICY: The management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.
ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101
1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.
2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty. Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.
3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.
4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.
5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.
6. Pregnant females are eligible to apply for AGR tours. If selected, they cannot be appointed and entered on active duty until the pregnancy period has expired.
7. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.
8. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.