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Salary: $55 291 - 71 877 per year
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a Health Technician, Position Description Number D1724000 and is part of the 158th Medical Group of the Vermont Air National Guard.


The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the functional expert for issues pertaining to Aerospace Medicine and Force Health Management programs. Incumbent manages essential programs, which impact individual medical readiness (IMR) and personnel fitness for continued worldwide deployability. The position occupant serves as a member of or an advisor to, management boards and committees as well as Wing leadership regarding Force Health Management and Aerospace Medicine. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (1) Develops plans, procedures, goals and objectives in support of the Aerospace Medicine and Force Health Management Programs using an extensive knowledge of Department of Defense (DOD), Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), United States Air Force (USAF) and Air National Guard (ANG) directives, policies and standards. Programs include physical examinations and standards, flight medicine and related aero medical and force health management concerns. Interprets directives and applies standards to determine worldwide deployability of personnel. Advises and makes recommendations to senior officials on force health issues related to physical exams, standards and flight medicine activities to ensure compliance. Determines requirements, requests funding and administers accounts for procurement of supplies, equipment, and medical assessment in support of the physical exam process, flight medicine activities and related programs. (2) Implements and maintains the information management systems utilized for aerospace medicine and force health protection programs. Systems include preventive health assessment (PHA) and individual medical readiness (PIMR), Aero medical Information Management Waiver Tracking System (AIMWTS), Physical Exam Processing Program (PEPP), Grounding Management Information System (GMIS) and other related programs. Compiles and completes various special and recurring reports utilizing these systems. Functions as the health systems program administrator. Identifies, develops and implements training programs which support mission essential aerospace medicine and force health management requirements. (3) Administers the Physical Examinations and Standards (PES) program and serves as a medical expert on related issues. Develops procedures to evaluate the effectiveness of the PES program and implements processes to ensure individual medical readiness and deployability. Reviews and resolves concerns or conflicts made by the member, supervisor, and/or commander. Identifies reports, formulates and recommends solutions to command personnel for resolution of compliance and delinquency trends and patterns which could negatively impact medical readiness. Addresses complex medical issues with members, supervisors, commanders, state staff, and higher headquarters. Identifies and analyzes abnormal findings through research using medical references and professional consultations. Using established guidelines, advises member of findings, determines additional requirements and refers to medical professionals as needed. Edits, reviews and validates physical examinations to determine qualifications for initial or continued military service. Conducts paraprofessional evaluations (an in-depth screening or interview for the purpose of gathering data for the healthcare provider) and interprets results. (4) Manages the Reserve Component Periodic Health Assessment (RCPHA) program. Reviews military unique individual readiness requirements. Identifies documents and ensures member is notified of abnormal laboratory or diagnostic results. Tracks PIMR and reports noncompliance information to leadership. Provides training for unit RCPHA monitors. (5) Acts as the Medical Group customer service expert. Addresses complex issues using independent judgment. Provides technical medical assistance to medical inquiries and responds to inquiry by researching, compiling information, generating response and providing information through written correspondence, telephone, electronic or in-person response. (6) Monitors the medical status of military personnel. Identifies and profiles personnel with medical conditions impacting duty performance or assignment restriction. Reviews and validates profiles disqualified for worldwide duty. Notifies and advises commanders, supervisors and unit deployment managers when a member's medical/dental condition or duty restriction affects deployable status. **REFER TO PD FOR FULL LIST OF DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES**


  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact please contact a Vermont Air National Guard recruiter at (802) 652-8054 prior to applying for this position.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Must be a current member of the Vermont Air National Guard.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
  • Irregular and/or overtime (compensatory) hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies or may be required to work hours outside of the normal duty day.
  • The incumbent will be separated at the expiration of the term of appointment.
  • This is an Indefinite tenure appointment not to exceed a maximum of 4 years from the start date.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • In order to be eligible, applicants must have a current military status. Prior service or non-prior service applicants are not eligible.


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 excepted service position that requires membership in the Vermont Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Vermont Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Vermont Air National Guard recruiter at (802) 660-8054 prior to applying for this position. OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION: AREA 1, 2 Area I: All current On-board Permanent and Indefinite Dual Status 32 and Title 5 (Competitive and Excepted) Technicians (Tenure: 1-Career, 2-Conditional, 3-Indefinite) - Only those Vermont National Guard members who are in permanent or indefinite technician status as a result of being competitively hired within that National Guard component applying for a position within the component which they are currently employed. Area II: All Members of the Vermont Air National Guard. Military Grade: Enlisted: Rank will be individually addressed upon selection up to MSgt/E7 General Experience: Experience, education, or training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related to the health care delivery system. Specialized Experience: Must have at least 18 months experience, education, or training which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems. Experience analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems. Experience developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs. Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): -- Knowledge of the mission, organization, requirements and procedures of military medicine to provide guidance and assistance on multiple policies and quality assurance relating to health care programs. Extensive knowledge of medical entitlements, civilian and military health care systems, and managed care programs available to traditional guard members and individuals on Active Guard/Reserve status. -- Detailed knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology. Knowledge of, and skill in applying, an extensive body of rules, regulations, procedures and precedents relating to the physical standards program and ability to resolve complex procedural and substantive problems. Knowledge to plan, coordinate, develop facts, and/or resolve support problems. Knowledge of the organization and its functions and programs to answer inquires of a general nature or to refer them to a responsible staff member. -- Knowledge of physical examination techniques to include taking and recording blood pressure, pulse, height, weight, routine visual acuity testing, interpretation of hearing tests and other related techniques. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, aero medical principles, flight physiology, diagnostic criteria, preventive medicine, routine laboratory and radiological procedures, and other medical procedures to properly evaluate and assess the medical background of members for qualification. -- Knowledge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and other specialized references for coding medical conditions from the simple through highly technical and diversified diagnoses, operations, procedures and other medical demographic data and to serve as the resource person for coding problems. Knowledge of available medical services, terminology, and procedures. Ability to record and report medical information such as test results, and give preparatory instructions to patients for a variety of diagnostic procedures. -- Knowledge of information management systems utilized for aerospace medicine and force health protection programs to include PIMR, AIMWTS, PEP P, GMIS and other related programs and the ability to compile various special and recurring reports utilizing these systems. -- Knowledge of DOD, OSHA, Military Health Services Systems, USAF, ANG, Federal, state, and local policies and directives to administer medical unit programs. Knowledge of aerospace medicine in order to administer the related programs of occupational/physical examinations and flight medicine to ensure personnel readiness and mission effectiveness. -- Knowledge of the medical records program with the ability to maintain medical and dental records, analyze records and audit data, and identify trends and patterns and report results to leadership for corrective action. -- Skill in using a personal computer to perform operations or to prepare complex documents containing various types of information and to compile and complete various special and recurring reports. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. OTHER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES: -This position is subject to the Lautenberg amendment to the gun control act of 1968 which makes it a felony for anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence to ship, transport, possess, or receive firearms or ammunition. Civilian personnel of the Department of the Defense are not exempt from this provision. Please be advised: 1. Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. 2. An applicant's RESUME must provide, in detail, how they meet the specialized experience listed. 3. It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates and description of the specialized experience. 4. If education or a degree is required as part of the "Specialized Experience", you must include transcripts. DO NOT copy the specialized experience qualifications word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each statement.


There are no specific educational requirements for this position.


  • Address 158th Medical Group 10 Falcon Street South Burlington, VT 05403 US
  • Name: Nathan Brimmer
  • Phone: (802)338-3634
  • Email: [email protected]


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