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Telecommunications Specialist (Military Requirement)

Air Force Civilian Service Macdill Afb, FL

Job Description


The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) enlisted position is to serve as a Telecommunications Specialist and accomplish Combat Crew Communications responsibilities.  Additionally provide training to reservist in the accomplishment of task set forth.

The incumbent of this position will perform the following duties:

  • Accomplish combat crew communications (CCC) activities under peacetime and wartime conditions.

  • Responsible for COMSEC Management and Training. 

  • Provide support to Flight Operations activities.

  • Develop, coordinate, execute, and maintain peacetime, conventional and OPLAN 8010 programs within CCC office.

  • Accomplishes various work center processes.

  • Qualifications

    You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities  as shown below required to successfully perform the duties of the position. Typically this experience would provide a thorough knowledge of Telecommunications Specialist duties.  (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).

    (1)  Knowledge of wide variety of telecommunications and computer systems, concepts, principles, practices, applications, and interoperability of communications-computer systems (C-CS). (2) Ability to plan, organize, manage and evaluate C-CS maintenance, operational activities (e.g., deployable communication operational plans and equipment issues). (3)  Ability to conduct, schedule, coordinate, and assess unit training. (4) Ability to resolve technical problems involving telecommunications/computer systems.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Position may or will require incumbent to: (1)  May be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty (TDY) assignments. (2)  This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position.  The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.  (3)Must obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance. (4) Position works in a high stress area with rapid response situations.


    The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

    Other Information

    • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts.  Visit the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) website to obtain this VMET information.
    • For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at
    • Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date.  Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position.  Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
    • Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position.  Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704.  This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.  Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
    • Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference.
    • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.

    Job Details

    Date Posted July 11, 2018
    Date Closes August 10, 2018
    Requisition 466128200
    Located In Macdill afb, FL
    SOC Category 00-0000.00