DIVISION OF MILITARY and NAVAL AFFAIRS
JOINT FORCES HEADQUARTERS
NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD
330 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, New York 12110

Announcement CD 14-15, New York Army and Air National Guard Members, statewide, are eligible. FULL TIME NATIONAL GUARD DUTY - COUNTERDRUG WORK (FTNGD-CD)

OPENING DATE: 17 Apr 14 CLOSING DATE: 1 May 14

POSITION: Linguist/Translators - Mandarin, Portuguese, Arabic and Russian(Two positions available for each language)

LENGTH OF TOUR: On/About 15 May 14 – 30 Sep 2014 

MINIMUM GRADE: n/a  MAXIMUM GRADE: n/a

LOCATION: Various

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: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Partner with National Guard Bureau, the NY Counterdrug Task Force and University of Kansas Community Tool Box (CTB) to assist with the translation of several documents within the CTB from English into the target language.  Quality assurance/control will be done with collaborating linguists.

·       Weekly updates are to be done through the CBT while command and control will be with HQ NY Counterdrug Task Force

·       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.

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 soldier’s Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) and Medical Protection System (MEDPROS) printout or Airman’s Preventive Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness Status printout from the AF Portal (Current PHA within one year of start of orders and HIV current within 6 months). Must meet the physical standards for retention without temporary profiles at the time of selection in accordance with AR 40-501, Chapter 3 and Chapter 10 and AFI 48-123, Chapter 3 and Atchs 2, 9 and 19.

·        Three (3) most recent NCOERs/EPRs (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 last six months).

·        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 not be considered. Applicant must reside within reasonable commuting distance.

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

or emailed to J3DOCDJ1@ang.af.mil

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 at the time of selection.
  • ANG personnel must meet the medical retention standards as set forth in AFI 48-123 Chapter 3 and Attachments 2, 9, and 19 at the time of selection.
  • 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.
    • 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.

    • 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: 17 Apr 14
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/jobs/CD14-15.htm