Rss https://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb test description en-us Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:02:21 GMT Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:02:21 GMT https://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist]]> https://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb/display_job/1059946/Ammunition-Stock-Control-and-Accounting-Specialist.html

It’s up to you to keep the back of house stocked and ready to go at a moment’s notice. As an Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist for the Army National Guard, it will be your responsibility to manage munition inventory, and perform accounting procedures for ammunition, explosives, and associated explosive components.

Your duties as an Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist may include: performing ammunition supply stock control and accounting duties using both automated and manual procedures, and maintaining hardware and software systems, and the manual records required to successfully perform stock control and accounting procedures for ammunition and explosives.

Some of the Skills You’ll Learn
• Access to data browser to perform the automated issue, receipt, shipment, turn-in, and maintenance transfer of ammunition
• Create radio frequency identification system tags, and create applicable reports and input data
• Upload/download automated data processing equipment, and perform individual warrior tasks and collective warrior battle drills

Helpful Skills
• Interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry and trigonometry
• Aptitude for planning and organizing
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Work calmly under stress

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with government agencies and private industries performing ordnance research and development, or any position requiring detail-oriented stock control personnel.

Earn While You Learn
Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for an Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

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<![CDATA[Army Bandperson]]> https://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb/display_job/1059945/Army-Bandperson.html

This is a job where you can rock out, chill out with few cool jazz numbers, or rouse the crowd as part of a marching band. If you’re into music, make it into a career as a member of the Army National Guard band.

As an Army Bandperson, you’ll perform in a variety of environments, ranging from ceremonial band to jazz band to small ensembles, playing all styles of music, while specializing in one (or more) of the following instruments: tuba, trombone, euphonium, bassoon, electric bass guitar, saxophone, flute or piccolo, oboe, clarinet, French horn, percussion, cornet or trumpet, guitar, and keyboard.

The Bandperson is primarily responsible for performing and rehearsing as a professional musician within different ensembles of an Army Band. In order to qualify for a position with the Army band, you must pass one or more auditions.

Job Duties
• Perform in all musical styles on your instruments, including (but not limited to): marching band, ceremonial band, concert band, classical, jazz, ethnic, and popular music compositions
• Perform on a musical instrument in a variety of ensembles, ranging from solo performance to full concert band
• Tune an instrument to a given pitch
• Transpose moderately easy music

Some of the Skills You'll Learn
• Private instrumental instruction
• Music theory
• Sight singing and ear training
• Group instrumental techniques
• Percussion techniques

Helpful Skills
• Being an accomplished instrumentalist
• Understanding music theory and harmony
• Ability to exhibit poise when performing
• Ability to play more than one instrument

By joining the Army band, you will continue to hone your skills, have the opportunity to work with other musicians, and prepare yourself for a rewarding career performing with with professional orchestras, bands, and choral groups. You might also work in nightclubs, concert halls, theaters, and recording studios.

Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for a Bandperson consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, during which you'll learn basic Soldiering skills. You'll also attend up to 23 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Training length can vary depending on your level of instrumental proficiency.

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<![CDATA[Multiple Launch Rocket System Repairer]]> https://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb/display_job/1059944/Multiple-Launch-Rocket-System-Repairer.html

The Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) is a combat-proven surface-to-surface launcher that can fire up to 12 rockets in fewer than 60 seconds. Since the MLRS is an automated system, it’s up to the MLRS Repairer to keep these systems battle-ready for the Army National Guard. These systems include the Multiple Launch Rocket System, the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, and the self-propelled launcher-loader.

Specific duties may include: repairing and maintaining artillery and infantry weapons; cleaning and maintaining gyroscopes, sights, and other electro-optical fire control components; repairing and maintaining missile mounts, platforms, and launch mechanisms; testing and adjusting weapons firing, guidance, and launch systems; replacing or repairing faulty electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical assemblies; and testing equipment for fault isolation.

Job Duties
• Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical assemblies, modules, and interconnecting cables to isolate malfunction
• Perform unit maintenance on system peculiar test, training, and ancillary equipment
• Assist in fault isolating launcher-loader module electronic modules and assemblies

Some of the Skills You’ll Learn
• Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints, and wiring diagrams
• How to operate, test, and maintain weapons systems

Helpful Skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Interest in working with weapons

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career at firms that design, build, and test weapons systems for the military. The same skills may also prepare you for a future as an electronics mechanic, avionics technician, or missile facilities repairer. Your training and experience, coupled with additional study, may help you qualify for the Electronics Technician Association (ETA) certification.

Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for an MLRS Repairer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 19 weeks of classroom instruction, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts.

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<![CDATA[Food Service Specialist]]> https://jobs.nationalguard.com/ngb/display_job/1059943/Food-Service-Specialist.html

It takes energy to keep the Army National Guard marching on, and that’s where you take the lead. As a Food Service Specialist for the Guard, it’s your duty to provide the sustenance your fellow Soldiers need to put their best foot forward and protect the nation.

In this role, you will take care of all dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers, ensuring their ability to face the challenges before them. You'll learn how to plan and prep menus, how to prepare and serve food, and how to ensure food safety and facility sanitation, whether you're feeding 25 Soldiers or 2,500, in the field or in a fixed facility.

Job Duties
• Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and sauté as prescribed by Army recipes
• Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment
• Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment

Some of the Skills You’ll Learn
• Standard and dietetic menus and recipes
• Food and supply ordering
• Storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items

Helpful Skills
• Interest in cooking, home economics, health, mathematics, accounting and chemistry

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in restaurants or organizations that have their own dining facilities. Depending on which specialty you pursue, you’ll be able to pursue a career as a cook, chef, meat cutter, butcher, or baker.

Earn While You Learn
Get paid to learn! Join the Army National Guard and you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Food Service Specialist job training requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn fundamental Soldiering skills, and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

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