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Mission Support Officer

Air Force Civilian Service Albuquerque, NM

Job Description


The purpose of the position is to serve as the host base Mission Support Group Commander, with a working knowledge of, and responsibility for directing all infrastructure operations of an aviation base.  Managed operations include civil engineering, crash/fire/rescue, disaster preparedness, environmental management, personnel, command, control, communications and computer systems (C4), logistics plans, programs and readiness, base supply, transportation, vehicle maintenance, contracting, security forces, medical support, base services, fuels management, aerial port operations (as assigned), and all other support base functions.  The position has responsibility for directing and managing all Mission Support programs and operations in support of the total base, to include tenant organizations and assigned geographically separated units.


BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  The basic qualification requirements are indicated below.  These qualification requirements must be met, in addition to any military requirements, in order to be found qualified for and selected to this position.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training in managing or directing, one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations, supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work experience and management principles, practices, methods and techniques and using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: (Please prepare written justification to the following KSAs as an attachment to your resume/application):

1. Knowledge and ability to provide group level direction and management for work characterized as infrastructure support for organizations and tenants of the host ANG base.

2. Knowledge and ability to direct all host base infrastructure activities and functions, evaluate supervisors and review evaluations made by supervisors for their assigned employees, approve selections for supervisory and non-supervisory positions, hear and resolve group grievances and serious employee complaints not resolved at a lower level, review serious disciplinary cases and disciplinary problems involving group employees and determine required action.

3. Knowledge and ability to exercise managerial and executive level understanding in each supervised discipline at a sufficient level to properly assess the success and effectiveness of critical programs necessary to support day-to-day group and individual unit operations.

4. Knowledge and ability to implement the host Mission Support Group portion of the Designed Operational Capability (DOC) statement of the unit and/or the Emergency War Orders (EWO), support of USAF Air Expeditionary Force (AEF), Expeditionary Combat Support (ECS) requirements, develop and implement unit plans for execution of deployments and contingency objectives to meet USAF and Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) goals, coordinates required AEF planning and resources with other ANG and USAF units, the National Guard Bureau, and other higher headquarters agencies to support and implement the AEF mission.

5. Knowledge and ability to serve as primary advisor to the wing staff concerning application and implementation of new technologies that affect host base operations.

QUALITY AND TYPE OF EXPERIENCE:  The required amount of experience/education will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification.  The quality, type and scope of the experience/education must be of such nature as to demonstrate that applicants are fully qualified to perform the duties at the level for which they apply.

DOCUMENTATION:  Applicants must explain in detail, in the application, how the specialized experience was acquired, including applicable dates.  Applicants should include, with application, any training completion certificates/transcripts in the areas covered in the KSAs.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY:  Individual selected must be assigned, prior to appointment, to a compatible Duty Air Force Specialty Code of: 17DX, 21R3, 30C0, 31PX, 32EX and 38PX.

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Excepted Civil Service.  Individual selected must be assigned to a Commissioned Officer position in the New Mexico Air National Guard.  Individual must wear the uniform as prescribed by National Guard Bureau policies and the Adjutant General of New Mexico.


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Other Information

RE-PROMOTION STATEMENT:  New Mexico Air National Guard technicians who were previously downgraded from a grade equal to, or higher than that advertised at the target grade in this announcement, and who are still receiving pay retention benefits from that downgrade, may be considered for this position as an exception to competition.  Technicians who desire re-promotion consideration must send a letter to the Human Resources Office, prior to the closing date of this announcement, requesting consideration for re-promotion.

RETENTION:  All applicants should consult with the 150th Retention office prior to accepting an AGR or full-time military technician position. Accepting a full-time position may affect incentives. Please contact MSgt Tim Walker @ 846-1370.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:  The New Mexico National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Selection for a position will be made without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, non-disqualifying physical handicap, age (except military requirement for excepted technicians) or any other non-merit factor.  Under Public Law 90-486, veterans preference is not applicable.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:  This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  Determination for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 466059400
Located In Albuquerque, NM
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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