330 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, New York 12110

Announcement CD 13-4, New York Army and Air National Guard Members, Statewide, are eligible. FULL TIME NATIONAL GUARD DUTY - COUNTERDRUG WORK (FTNGD-CD)

OPENING DATE: 28 Oct 12 CLOSING DATE: 4 Dec 12(Extended)

POSITION: Civil Operations Specialist

LENGTH OF TOUR: On/About 1 Dec 2012 Ė 30 Sep 2013(Dependent upon mission funding)



MILITARY REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: This vacancy announcement is for Full Time National Guard Duty - Counterdrug Work (FTNGD-CD) under Title 32 USC Sec 502 (f). Length of tour is dependent upon mission funding.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The role of a Civil Operations Specialist is to serve as the primary liaison for the New York National Guard Counterdrug Task Force to Community Based Organizations (CBO), State Agencies, and other public or private organizations that have a principal mission of substance abuse prevention.All Civil Operations specialists must be a positive role model and committed to a healthy lifestyle.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide leadership development in support of youth centers and drug-free events.Assist in the organization, development, training, and mission execution of newly formed CBOís.Serve as a board member on committees that deal with multi-level and multi-sector substance abuse prevention strategies.Facilitate the training of Counterdrug personnel in coalition organizations and assist in developing on-going relationships throughout the state.Assist/support community leaders in developing counterdrug coalitions. Assist community leaders with writing grants, and setting goals and objectives to ensure an organizationís viability.This category of support excludes such tasks as secretarial, janitorial and/or receptionist assistance.

ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION: Duties may require additional nights and weekends aside from unit training assemblies. Duty start date is dependent upon results of physical exam in accordance with AR 40-501, Chapter 3 and Chapter 10 and AFI 48-123, Chapter 3 and Atchs 2, 9 and 19

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Individuals meeting qualification requirements may apply by submitting the following documents as a complete package:

        Full Time National Guard Duty - Counterdrug Position Application (CDTF Form 10-8). Announcement number and position title must be annotated on this form.

        Copy of soldierís Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) and Medical Protection System (MEDPROS) printout or Airmanís Preventive Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness Status printout from the AF Portal (HIV within 6 months of start of orders).

        Three (3) most recent OERs/OPRs (if applicable).

        NGB FORM 23B (RPAS) and PQR (Army) or complete vMPF printout with point summary (Air).

        Resume of civilian and military skills.

        Last two physical fitness scores (one within 6 months of start of orders).

        Verification of security clearance.

        Recommendation letter from Unit Commander

Application MUST reach the address indicated below NLT the closing date specified in order to receive consideration. Incomplete packets will be returned without action. Applicant must reside within reasonable commuting distance.

New York National Guard Counterdrug Program
ATTN: Director of Personnel
1 ANG Rd
Scotia, NY 12302


  • Individual must possess excellent communication skills
  • Personnel must be eligible for FTNGDCD IAW ARNG or ANG requirements.
  • Personnel must receive a written recommendation from their unit commander on CDTF Form 10-8
  • ARNG Personnel must meet medical retention standards as set forth in AR 40-501 Chapter 3 and Chapter 10.
  • ANG personnel must meet the medical retention standards as set forth in AFI 48-123 Chapter 3 and Attachments 2, 9, and 19.

       Urinalysis testing is required upon entry on active duty, and personnel are subject to periodic testing while

on active duty. These requirements are in addition to testing by units of assignment during IDT/IAD under the JNGSAP.

       Requirement to continue attendance at IDT/IAD and AT while on FTNGDCD.

       Status of funding from year to year.

       Probability of criminal records checks, and/or security screening by LEAs of applicants serving in LEA offices or in positions where they

are privy to operational information of LEAs. Applicants will be informed that

†††† †††† such inquiries are likely to be completed after entry on duty and that rejection by LEAs could result in their removal from the CD program.

       Standards of Conduct.

o   National Guard members participating in the Counterdrug Support Program are required to comply with state laws and with DoD 5500.7-R.

They are required to uphold the highest standards of conduct and personal appearance.

o   Outside employment, associations and off-duty conduct/activities must be consistent with federal directives on ethics and with state and federal conflict of interest policies.Outside employment will require written approval of CDC according to para 8-25 NGR 500-2.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Consideration for placement and evaluation of qualifications will be made on a fair and equitable basis without regard to race, religion, color, lawful political affiliation, marital status, sex or national origin.

DMNA: Counterdrug: FT jobs
Latest-Update: 29 Oct 12
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/jobs/CD13-4.htm