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Deputy Aircraft Maintenance Officer

Air Force Civilian Service Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

Duties

(1) Collaborates with the Wing Commander and other group commanders to plan, develop and implement numerous long term plans to include: the Wing Strategic Plan (mission, goals, values, objectives, etc.), the Basic Master Plan (facilities), Communications/Computer Plan (infrastructure capabilities/update), the Vehicle Replacement Plan, Four Year Deployment Plan, Aircraft Modification Plan, Depot Input Plan, force management and recruiting/retention plans, weapon system conversions, base supplements to tasking operational plans, operational planning for Aerospace Expeditionary Forces (AEF) participation, and others. Collaborates with the Wing Commander, other group commanders, and the HRO on major organization changes, and changes to Unit Manning Documents (UMDs) based on Logistics Composite Model (LCOM), etc. Serves as a key team member in the strategic planning process at the state and national level.

(2) Through subordinate functional supervisors, directs and supervises staff and production functions affecting very complex high performance aircraft with a wide variety of high cost, sophisticated systems, controlling approximately two thirds of base dollars. Determines goals and objectives for the Aircraft Maintenance Group. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work which has been accomplished by subordinate supervisors and organizations. Gives advice, counsel, and instructions to supervisors and subordinates on both general policy and administrative matters. Consults with subordinate supervisors and training specialists on training needs. Provides for employee development and training to ensure all assigned personnel and organizational entities are fully capable of performing their wartime taskings. Makes decision work problems presented by subordinate supervisors.

(3) Plans, organizes, schedules, controls, and directs all unit aircraft maintenance resources to meet mission requirements. Directs programs to ensure mission accomplishments and the optimum use of resources. In conjunction with the Operations Group Commander, directs the effective use of flying hours and training events to ensure the Wing can meet contingency and wartime taskings of the aviation element, as well as Expeditionary Combat Support (ECS). Through subordinate supervisors, manages aircraft maintenance activities. Ensures resources such as facilities, manpower, equipment, communications, technical data, tools, and parts as adequate to meet the unit peacetime and wartime mission. Supports audit programs within the group. Initiates a formal mentoring program for subordinates enlisted and officer members. Through subordinate staff, ensures a standardized formal mentoring program is established and tracked.

(4) Plans and schedules, controls and directs the use of all resources to assure timely, effective and complete support of mission requirements. Ensures all aircraft maintenance work meets the highest standards of airworthiness, and that attention is focused on the wartime tasking of the unit. Balances peacetime economy, readiness, and responsiveness to wartime taskings, resources, and survivability. Supports the Aircraft Maintenance portion of the Designed Operational Capability (DOC) statement of the unit and/or the Emergency War Orders (EWO). Serves as the primary aircraft maintenance representative on the Commanders Contingency Staff, providing guidance and suggested resolution to a variety of complex and time-sensitive situations.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To be qualifying, experience must have been progressively responsible with increasingly difficult and complex duties. Experience must have been at the next lower or second lower grade or its non-federal equivalent.

 

*CREDITING EXPERIENCE: NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE MAY BE CREDITED AS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE WHEN EVALUATED AGAINST THE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MILITARY TECHNICIAN POSITION. EXPERIENCE MUST BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION AND MUST BE DESCRIBED IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF THE APPLICATION AND/OR RESUME. THE LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE IS DETERMINED BY THE ACTUAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PERFORMED. BE DESCRIPTIVE, A SIMPLE LIST OF JOB TITLES AND DATES WILL NOT SUFFICE.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, training or education which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in readiness engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records. Experience using computer and automation systems. Knowledge of aircraft maintenance work as well as management principles, practices, methods, and techniques.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months of specialized experience in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in designing projects or planning assignments. Experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, etc. Experience in determination of resource needs, allocation of resources, and budgeting/funding needs. Experience in human resources management policy matters affecting the entire organization, with personnel actions affecting key employees to include experience coordinating work forces and resources and negotiating with management or clients concerning problems. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing, and assigning work of personnel.

 

NOTE:  REGARDING QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignment must be followed. The applicants record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

 

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:  There is no substitution of experience for this position.

 

NOTE: The Nebraska National Guard HRO has a document entitled "Secrets to Getting a Technician Job"; you are encouraged to follow the link provided if you are interested. http://ne.ng.mil/ArmyGuard/Tech%20Branch%20Documents/SecretstoGettingaTechnicianJob1.pdf

 

REMEMBER: Military training directly related to the type of work of the position may be substituted on a day for day basis. 

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number.

 

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:  Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

 

MILITARY GRADES:  Maximum Military Grade 05; Minimum Military Grade 05; Military grade inversion within the full time work force is not permitted.  The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

 

Compatible Military Assignments: Officer - 20C0, 21AX, member must meet minimum AFSC entry requirements as outlined in the Air Force Officer Classification Directory (AFOCD). Selected individual has 12 months to become qualified in a compatible military position.

 

Individual does not have to be currently assigned to one of these career fields to be considered for this position; however compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position.

 

 

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts - The FSAFeds Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - FEGLI offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, and Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp


Other Information

1. 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.

 

2.  Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 

Job Details

Date Posted August 7, 2017
Date Closes September 6, 2017
Requisition 467150400
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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