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Base Services Manager

Air Force Civilian Service Garden City, GA

Job Description


The following list is not comprehensive but provides a snapshot of some of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • Ensures Services combat readiness is achieved through the analysis, supervision, development, and implementation of Base Services programs, missions, functions, activities, and events.
  • Serves as the primary point-of-contact for wing Services matters.
  • Manages the base Subsistence and Food Services Programs.
  • Prepares, manages, and maintains a comprehensive annual budget and related contracts for Services training, equipment, and supplies, as well as official travel within the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Military Personnel (MILPERS) appropriations.
  • Manages the base Lodging Program.
  • Reviews higher headquarters plans and taskings, determines impact on Services activities, and prepares related summaries for higher-level reviews.
  • Maintains the on-line Prime Readiness in Base Services (RIBS) Manager's guide to document program continuity.
  • Maintains close working relationship with, and provides liaison between, squadron commander, wing senior leadership, active duty host, NGB/A1S, and gaining MAJCOM for management of manpower, budget, training, deployment, and coordination of Base Services programs.
  • Plans, coordinates, monitors, and documents Services training activities for Unit Training Assemblies (UTAs) and annual training (AT) periods.
  • Manages the flight mobility program.
  • Prepares and reviews annexes to operations, plans, and orders as they pertain to Services [e.g., Base Support Plans (BSPs), Joint Support Plans (JSPs), and Air Base Operability (ABO) plans].
  • Develops directives, plans, and programs relative to Services of MAJCOM-gained resources.
  • Administers, monitors, and documents wing Private Organizations, Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF), and Unit Welfare Funds.
  • Manages the base Mortuary Affairs Program.
  • Provides direct technical and administrative supervision over the work of subordinate Air Technician/AGR personnel.
  • Conducts surveys of wartime operating locations, combat readiness sites, and other deployment locations for Wing/GSU aviation or combat support deployments.
  • Manages Services self-inspection program and ensures all inspection discrepancies are answered and corrective actions are accomplished and documented.    
  • Manages the Home Community Care program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


General Experience: Applicant must have experience which provideda general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration.  Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience:  Applicant must have at least 36 months specialized experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Knowledge of the full suite of Base Services programs including Prime Readiness in Base Services (RIBS), Subsistence and Food Services, Lodging, Mortuary Affairs, Private Organizations and Non-Appropriated Funds, Home Community Care, Dining Social Club, and Fitness Center management to evaluate, plan, and direct support for federal, state, and local missions.  Knowledge must incorporate principles, concepts, and methodologies, which affect the integration of internal/external program support resources to accomplish assignments, and/or improve the effectiveness or efficiency of operations.  Incumbent must use discretion to weigh the impact of variables such as cost, critical personnel qualifications, equipment availability, and other issues that influence the course of actions taken in resolving questions and issues, and in fulfilling commitments levied or proposed by higher authorities.
  • Knowledge of readiness reporting procedures, policies, and directives to ensure timely, relevant, and accurate delivery of required information to higher headquarters.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of web-based, integrated, or stand-alone computer programs and software applications to evaluate and report readiness information, draft and develop program documentation, initiate or approve special orders requests and requirements, brief and depict program operating characteristics, and ensure the effective deployment of tasked personnel.
  • Skill and ability to review, analyze, and assess previous exercises, contingencies, and precedents to sustain Services combat readiness and deliver relevant mission capabilities to the area of responsibility.  
  • Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies, which affect the use of program and related resources to provide authoritative advice to senior staff and to facilitate mission/program accomplishment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. 
  • Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve program-related issues, challenges, or problems; to use statistical and forecasting methods to formulate program management policies, procedures, and continuity. 
  • Knowledge of management and organizational techniques, systems, and procedures to publish guidance, manuals, directives, and operating instructions for base level and field level Services operations.
  • Knowledge of financial management principles to manage fiscal resources and carry out resource management and contracting responsibilities; planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBES) principles to prepare long-range (e.g., 5 years) and short-range financial estimates for program sustainment.   

Other Requirements: For positions requiring  the operation of motor vehicles, selectee must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

For positions requring a security clearance (Secret or Top  Secret), selectee must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

National Guard Compatibility:  Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician position, the selectee must be assigned to 165th Force Support Squadron in the Georgia Air National Guard as an Enlisted member in AFSC: 3MXXX.

Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Air Force uniform as prescribed by AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.


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Other Information

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

Job Details

Date Posted January 6, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2018
Requisition 465956100
Located In Garden city, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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