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Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, WS-8801-14, E-8(p) & E-9, 17-002T

Air Force Civilian Service Fort Huachuca, AZ

Job Description


This position is located at Ft. Huachuca, Sierra Vista, Arizona. Its purpose is to provide overall direction and coordination of subordinate work activities within the Aircraft Generation, Component Maintenance and Equipment Maintenance Flights. All three Flights are organized with a number of subordinate supervisors due to the scope, volume, and complexity of operations. The incumbent is responsible for significant maintenance operations in support of and represented by the three Flights above. The work involves the total maintenance of complex, high performance military sophisticated aircraft. Occupations supervised are somewhat similar, in that they all involve maintenance of assigned aircraft to ensure mission readiness; they are dissimilar in their organizational location, as well as the functional areas, occupational series, and the diversity and complexity of systems for which each Flight is responsible. The occupation and non-supervisory grade which best reflects the overall work operations supervised is Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-10/11/13. Planning: Provides significant input for the overall allocation of personnel, funding and equipment resources to the organizational segments supervised to accomplish work operations which, because of their scope, volume, complexity, operational tempo, and total force integration must be planned on an annual or longer basis. More representative to the actual planning responsibilities associated with this job would be the day to day work accomplishment and direct involvement with work operations planning to include daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly forecasting. Integrates work to include: aircraft and aircraft system modifications (Time Change Technical Orders), deployment and mobility planning, human resources and financial forecasting, recurring Air Force mandated inspection requirements, mission and weapons systems changes, contingency planning relating to carrying out the military mission of the wing, and the implementation of policies and procedures in the accomplishment of the work. Analyzes work plans developed by subordinate supervisors and leaders for accomplishment of assigned work. Determines priority of work to be accomplished in relation to future demands, including unanticipated or emergency requirements mandating reallocation of resources. Provides higher level management and/or leadership information on status of work, budget estimates, required changes in equipment, facilities, techniques etc. for mission planning purposes. Participates, as required, with higher level management and staff organizations in interpreting changing environmental requirements to include work techniques, specification changes, standard improvements, modifications to shift structures, equipment modernization, facility requirements and improved work flow processes.


APPOINTMENT FACTORS :This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members of the Arizona Air National Guard. Individual selected will receive an Permanent Appointment after successful completion of a one year trial period.  


Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and must possess the following AFSC : 2AXXX

Max Military Grade: E9


Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds may be authorized for this position if funds are available.

QUALIFICATION: Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor, WS-8801-14, E8(P)-E9

Specialized Experience: Must have at least 36 months of supervision/management experience, in addition to the journeyman level knowledge, and experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel. Experience which required the review of work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines. Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function. Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes. Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.


1. Ability to assign and explain work requirements to subordinate supervisors and set deadlines.

2. Skills to analyze production, cost and personnel utilization records, and make adjustments in operations to correct problems.

3. Ability to recommend promotion or assignment of subordinate supervisors and review personnel actions prepared by them.

4. Knowledge to use various management tools and computer technologies to ensure effective control of work activities.

5. Ability to hear and resolve grievances and ensure proper corrective action is taken.

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

Known Promotion Potential: None




For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED and must be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURES:



· Resume or Optional Form 612

· Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment (WITH SIGNATURE)

· AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSAs in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

Additional Supporting Documentation: Report of Individual Personnel (RIP), other documentation that shows AFSC/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed above Option A.


To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.



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Other Information

1. If you are a current excepted service Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

2. All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPMs web site at .

3. Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

Job Details

Date Posted December 6, 2017
Date Closes January 5, 2018
Requisition 465818600
Located In Fort huachuca, AZ
SOC Category 00-0000.00