ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Alabama Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Air National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD POSITION:
AREA 1: All permanent Alabama Air National Guard civilian excepted technicians currently employed.
AREA 2: All Drill Status/M-Day members of the Alabama Air National Guard.
AREA 3: All U.S. citizens eligible for membership in the Alabama Air National Guard.
--Administers, plans, coordinates, and directs the activities of personnel performing flight services/airfield management support duties. These individuals may be on various types of employment status such as Air Technician, AGR, Special Training or on other approved manday orders. Performs the full scope of supervisory personnel functions including the assignment of duties, participates in the interviews and selection of employees, schedules and approves leave, ensures indoctrination of new employees, provides training, evaluates performance, initiates action to upgrade positions, and resolves disciplinary problems.
--Plans, organizes, and coordinates airfield management activities during and after airfield operating hours. Identifies need for and coordinates all airfield construction and repair projects for both major and minor airfield improvement projects. Acts as the unit liaison with host airport authority to analyze impact of construction on operational flying activities.
--Develops and manages base flight line driving program to include training, certification, and remedial action when required. Establishes procedures for controlling privately owned vehicles on the flight line.
--Directs the Operations Resource and Flight Management activities and oversees the custodial control and accountability for the AFORMS system. Analyzes and summarizes the reports from the data system to ensure maximum utilization of unit aircrew resources. Reviews operations resource management procedures and recommends changes to those procedures; inspects completed work; and evaluates employee performance.
--Serves as the Operations Directorate's Resource Advisor (RA). Serves as primary point of contact for Responsibility Center Manager (RCM) and Comptroller personnel on all resource management matters affecting the unit. Develops initial budgetary
requirements, programs available dollars, and identifies unfunded requirements. Monitors financial programs within Operations, consolidates initial requirements received from CCM, and validates unfunded requirements. Plans and anticipates allotment of workdays for the Operations Directorate and ensures that adequate O&M funds are available to support yearly deployments, exercises, and TDY.
--When designated as the wing SORTS manager, collects and analyzes all available SORTS data to ensure accuracy of overall wing report. Prepares and presents formal SORTS briefings to Wing Commander and Staff, IG, MAJCOM, State Headquarters, and NGB. Publishes a formal training program for all unit SORTS monitors.
--Coordinates air operations functions with air route traffic control center; control tower; aircraft maintenance; crash and rescue; transient alert; and command section. Establishes procedures for gathering and maintaining current flight information and reporting statistical data relative to the base operations function. Interprets policies and flight directives pertaining to flight plans and local flight clearances.
--Reviews flight schedules, flight plans, local aircraft clearances, statistical mission data, and NOTAM files to ensure accuracy, completeness, and conformance with governing directives. Inspects publication files of air operations and aircraft flying directives for completeness and currency. Reviews Flight Information Publications (FLIP).
--Supervises the procurement and maintenance of a complete stock level of publications, charts, maps, forms, office supplies, stereo flight plans, and other supplies and equipment required in the operation of the Branch. Ensures required maintenance of the FAA flight planning (Dial Labs) telecommunications equipment and other equipment such as NOTAM and weather receivers.
--Performs other related duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in his/her own words) that he/she meets the requirements of the specialized experience listed below; Otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, and/or training providing a good understanding of administrative methods for accomplishing the work of an organization. Experience working with Federal, State and municipal regulations governing the use of transportation vehicles. Experience in maintenance of inventories and cost computations.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training performing, administering or supervising technical and analytical work concerned with planning, development and execution of traffic policies and programs. Experience interpreting applicable Federal, State and local laws, and regulations concerning transportation and traffic procedures. Knowledge of transportation requirements and systems for specific geographic areas (International and Continental United States).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
--Knowledge of performance characteristics, capabilities, and limitations of unit aircraft; USAF and federal flying regulations; communications procedures; and other air
operations is required to enable the incumbent to make appropriate decisions related to management of the ANG owned/operated/controlled ramp, taxiway and airfield facilities.
--Knowledge of maintenance and safety issues as they relate to airfield management. Ability to review work projects and ensure they are in compliance with existing safety standards, FAA guidelines and Air Force/Air National Guard instructions. Professional engineering knowledge is not required.
--Must have the ability and knowledge to develop, administer, and monitor the flightline drivers program.
--Ability to direct the work of others.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position. (i.e., transportation or traffic management, economics, business administration, accounting, finance, or statistics).
TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED IF USING EDUCATION AS SUBSTITUTION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE.
COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: All applications will be considered regardless of AFSC. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to and qualify in a compatible military position. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technical school training in a military status.
Compatible Military Assignment: AFSC: 1C7XX, 1C0X2 Applicants do not have to possess this AFSC to be certified as qualified.
MILITARY GRADE: Only applicants in the military grade listed below will be considered. **Please include your military grade on your resume.
Maximum Military Rank/Grade: CMSgt Individuals exceeding the maximum military grade are required to submit a letter along with resume agreeing to a military demotion if selected. This statement of understanding is required for basic qualification.
Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
This position requires a Secret security clearance. The applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.
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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.