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Supervisory Electronic Technician

Air Force Civilian Service Cincinnati, OH

Job Description


(1) Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work of the full range of C-E (Communications-Electronics) equipment and systems assigned. Evaluates scheduling, rescheduling or reassignment of work by assigning work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Establishes work performance standards and evaluates the work performance of subordinates. Gives advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters. Provides highly complex technical solutions to support unique systems requirements for specialized command and control, communications, and computer equipment. Monitors quality control practices and identifies ways to improve production, timeliness, efficiency or quality of work. Monitors system and equipment status, repair actions, modifications, and related matters. Analyzes the branchs mission support capabilities, evaluates maintenance effectiveness, and reports the branchs mission capability. Initiates action required to maintain maximum degrees of efficiency and reliability. Develops new procedures to solve unprecedented technical problems. Takes, directs, or recommends remedial actions to correct problems or deficiencies and to preclude recurrence. Advises the Communication/Information Maintenance Manager of significant issues and matters concerning the branches mission readiness capabilities.
(2) Interviews candidates for positions in the unit and recommends selection of new employees for reassignment and promotion to such positions. Ensures the proper use, management, and training of all personnel, consisting of multiple technical disciplines within the branch. Identifies developmental and training needs of employees, and provides or arranges for such. Ensures Drill Status Guard personnel are properly trained and able to perform the assigned activities. Hears and resolves complaints from employees, referring group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to a higher level supervisor or manager. Initiates minor disciplinary actions, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases. Recommends awards, approves leave and step increases. Realigns duties within the branch to ensure efficient use of assigned manpower to accomplish units mission. Manages overall personnel program within the section.
(3) Prepares and submits budget estimates and revisions for the procurement, installation, and operation/maintenance of equipment and supply items. Monitors and controls the expenditure of material and manpower resources in accomplishment of peacetime and wartime mission goals. Identifies resource shortages or projected shortages to supervisor and/or unit commander. Analyzes and evaluates new requirements and recommends most efficient completion method.
(4) Exercises continuing responsibility for safety conditions, procedures, and work practices employed within the branch. Provides work force guidance on safety matters and ensures safe work practices are utilized. Ensures periodic inspections of work centers are performed and immediate action is taken to correct unsafe conditions.
(5) Performs the non-supervisory work by designing, engineering, analyzing, installing, maintaining, programming and operating the equipment within their assigned career field alongside of those employees supervised.

****  A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description "D1792P01" in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office  ****


This position is a commissioning opportunity.  If you are an enlisted member and apply for this position, you will need to provide a letter from the FSS to show that you are eligible for commission.  You will need to obtain your commission before youre appointed to this position.

Enlisted applicants in the ranks SrA-MSgt must be eligible for commission.

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: SrA (E-4)
  • Maximum Military Grade: Capt (O-3)
  • Compatible AFSC: 3D1XX, 3DXXX or 17D

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply. It is, however, the applicants responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your units training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.

General Experience:

Experience, education or training performing simple mechanical installations and adjustments. Experience which demonstrates the applicants ability to recognize obvious malfunctions. Experience using common hand tools. Experience that demonstrates the ability to follow written instructions.

Specialized Experience:(WG-2610-13)

Must have at least 36 Months experience, education or training utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using complex equipment such as devastation meters, complex special test panels, etc. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.



This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

Enlisted applicants in the ranks SrA-MSgt must be eligible for commission.


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Other Information

1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional 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 career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.

Job Details

Date Posted May 10, 2018
Date Closes June 9, 2018
Requisition 466176300
Located In Cincinnati, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00