Plans work to be accomplished by the division engaged in technical and administrative work. Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinate units based on priorities, selective consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Reviews, accepts, amends, or rejects work. Provides advice, counsel, or instruction to supervisors and subordinate employees on both general policy and administrative matters. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinates. Hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints. Responsible for all division activities which based on unit mission and equipment may include any of the following theater level Air Operations program support functional areas: Combat Operations, Combat Plans, and Training/Evaluation, Weapons and Tactics, and Scheduling. Unit mission may require additional functions, e.g. Distributive operations, Airspace Management, Aircraft Operations, and Battle-lab Operations. Develops long-range training and deployment plans for the division to meet training goals, higher headquarters inspection schedules and overseas deployment requirements established by unit senior leadership to meet higher headquarters inspection schedules and overseas deployment requirements. Coordinates required planning and resources with other units and higher headquarters to support and implement the training and deployment plan. Responsible for senior level Division coordination, planning and execution of Distributed Mission and Reachback operations. Responsible for senior level Command and Control exercised by Division over all functionally related subordinate elements of the Theater Air Control System, including airborne and ground based sensors and data-link operations critical to maintaining and synchronizing situational awareness in multiple theaters. Serves as the division representative on the Commanders Financial Management Board. Develops and directs the force level weapons system implementation program in coordination with higher headquarters to meet approved employment concepts. Oversees training of all assigned/attached AOC positionally assigned battle rostered personnel. Monitors the implementation of an effective division safety program for all operations and related ground activities. Develops division policy for flight management personnel to ensure effective and efficient administrative control of all flight documentation and individual flight records. Exercises responsibility for the interpretation, coordination, and conduct of planning and execution for the functional areas; Master Air Attack Planning (MAAP); operational plan (OPLAN) and air operations order (OPORD) development; Air Tasking Order (A TO) generation and distribution; long range/deliberate/crisis action planning; and airspace command and control (C2). Exercises responsibility for the interpretation, coordination, and conduct of planning and execution for the functional areas; defensive operations; offensive operations data link operations; dynamic targeting; ATO re-planning; reports and weather operations. Formulates JFACC strategic guidance; interpretation of higher headquarters contingency and exercise campaign guidance Exercises responsibility for the interpretation, coordination, conduct of planning and execution for all aspects of the Air Mobility Division to include: airlift; air refueling; medical evacuation, and logistic movement of personnel and material. Performs other duties as assigned.
GS-13 Specialized Experience: Must possess 36 months of specialized experience which demonstrates your ability to monitor and oversee the planning, organization and supervision of unit programs required in the training and employment of the force level Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) weapons systems. The specialized experience must include mastery level knowledge of air campaign strategy, combat plans, and combat operations; working knowledge of all Air Force Weapon Systems and their capabilities, as well as a clear understanding of the systems and capabilities of sister services, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) nations, and other coalition partners; and ability to sustain the development and execution of a daily Air Tasking Order for a minimum of 30 days at 500 missions per day. Must currently possess a SECRET security clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.
General Experience: Must possess experience, education or training which demonstrates your ability to interpret, explain, and/or apply a variety of regulations and procedures; and experience using computer and automation systems.
If you are a male applicant who was born after December 31, 1959, you are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act. You must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.
Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 and State Incentives Manager in St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339.
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