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Force Execution Officer {Military Requirement}, GS-0301-13

Air Force Civilian Service Robins Afb, GA
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Job Description

Duties

The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Officer position is to serve as Chief of the Force Execution Branch.  In this role, the incumbent will provide aviator expertise in directing, monitoring, planning, organizing, and analyzing changes, and oversight and support of Air Force Reserve operations.  In addition, oversees training of reservists in the accomplishment of organizational tasks.  Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties:  

  • Plan, organize, and oversee the activities of the Force Execution Branch of the Operations Division, Force Generation Center (FGC), ensuring the Execution Branch complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets higher headquarters senior leader goals and objectives.
  • Using aviator knowledge, perform as the project leader to accomplish particularly complex and sensitive tasks concerning the overall analysis and mission planning of global force execution processes, developing changes in areas where necessary and preparing justification and rationales to support organization Aviation Operations.
  • Serve as the principal advisor to the Division Chief on all issues concerning the monitoring and changes to quantity and type of deployed Air Force Reserve Command forces in support of external and internal requirements, and on solutions to complex and/or highly sensitive missions. 
  • Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities for a civilian and military workforce.
  • Using aviator experience, prepare and present high level briefings of conclusions, many being highly subjective and not readily susceptible to verification until actual operational situations are encountered.

Qualifications

You must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position. Experience providing aviator expertise in directing, monitoring, planning, organizing, and analyzing changes, and oversight and support of organization operations.  (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

(1)  Knowledge of operation concepts, logistics policies and procedures, and command and control methods, policies and procedures applicable to the management of execution and readiness planning.  (2) Knowledge of aviator expertise as it applies to assigned programs, and knowledge of weapons systems.  (3)  Knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods and procedures, and skill in evaluating program operations to develop comprehensive reports.  (4) Ability to plan, organize, and direct functions and mentor, motivate, and evaluate, the staff of an organization through subordinates.  (5) Ability to analyze, plan, and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources. 

Substitution of Education:  None. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Position may or will require incumbent to:  (1) Incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements.  Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities.  (2) Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.   (3) Overtime may be required as workload demands and in some cases with no-notice due to urgency of time-sensitive matters.  Work may be required other than normal duty hours, which could include weekends and/or holidays.  (4) Incumbent will occasionally be required on temporary duty throughout the world including to remote locations with limited facilities.  These temporary duty assignments could range from short duration to 30 days, and longer.  While every effort will be made to scheduled these assignments well in advance of the travel, travel may be required with extremely limited notice.  It is imperative incumbent have an unlimited ability to perform such travel.  (5) This position is a designated as a mobility position.  The incumbent must be willing to move/transfer to another organization/location on a lateral or promotion basis as directed by Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).  (6) Must possess a high degree of tact and diplomacy and demonstrated leadership and managerial abilities to successfully execute and manage the command operations.  (7) Aviator experience (e.g., pilot, navigator) is critical to the successful performance of the work.  (8) This may be a testing designated position (TDP).  The employee may be subject to random drug testing.  (9) Work is primarily sedentary with some walking and carrying of reports, ledgers, etc.  (10) Work is performed in an office setting.  (11) If you are selected for an ART Officer position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement prior to appointment. 

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


Other Information

  • Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts.  Visit the Transition GPS (Goals, Plans Success) website https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/tgps/ to obtain this VMET information.
  • For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at      http://www.afrc.af.mil/AboutUs/JobOpportunities.aspx.
  • Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date.  Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date must submit with their application a letter, signed by their commanding officer, stating the individual will be released from active duty (Palace Chase) if they obtain an ART position.  Reservists who are mobilized may submit a copy of their mobilization orders or a statement in their application stating they are available within 120 days.
  • Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position.  Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704.  This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.  Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
  • Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection.  For information on military spouse preference, please refer to website https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/veterans-authorities/.   Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference.
  • All Federal Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit.


Job Details

Date Posted January 10, 2018
Date Closes February 9, 2018
Requisition 467219400
Located In Robins afb, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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