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Supervisory Logistics and Maintenance Support Specialist (Military Requirement)

Air Force Civilian Service Travis Afb, CA

Job Description


The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) Enlisted position is to serve as the Maintenance Operations Superintendent providing staff support to unit maintenance activities including but not limited to contingency/war/mobility planning; budgeting; maintenance planning and scheduling, productivity data analysis, and training, maintenance operations center, maintenance supply support; manpower; support agreements; and other. Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs full-time activities of the Maintenance Operations and advises the Maintenance Group (MXG) Senior ART concerning assigned programs.

Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties: Manage, develop, and direct key programs and activities for Maintenance Operations and the Maintenance Group. Direct the accomplishment of a variety of special projects/studies for the wing/group. Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Represent Maintenance Operations at conferences, working groups, management reviews as well as with a variety of installation and functional area organizations. Provide maintenance support for deployment requirements.


You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service that has given you particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position. Typically we would find this experience in work within this field which includes planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing activities of the Maintenance Operations and related type functions and advising higher level management concerning assigned programs. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).

The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability in the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): (1) Knowledge of Maintenance Concepts, Principles, and Operations and Planning of Maintenance Resources. (2) Knowledge of Personnel Management Policies, Procedures and Directives and Ability to Manage and Supervise Employees. (3) Knowledge and Skill in Applying Analytical and Evaluative Methods to Program Operations. (4) Ability to Communicate Orally. (5) Ability to Communicate in Writing.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related in a relevant field of study (e.g., Logistics Management, History, Public Administration, any Science degree, Mathematics, Business) from an accredited college/university.  Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) necessary to perform the duties of the position. If qualifying based on education, a legible copy of your college transcripts identifying Institution name and location, type of degree awarded and date conferred is required.


Combining Experience and Education:  Equivalent combinations or successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.  For more information on combining experience and education, please refer to website:

NOTE: Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be of some help in providing information on these organizations. Visit: Council for Higher Education Accreditation 
***Also, include an English translation of the foreign transcript. *** 


Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Fly in military and/or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty (TDY) assignments. (2) Incumbent must 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. (3) Position may require a background security investigation to determine suitability for employment and/or a security clearance. (4) This is a drug testing designated position.  Incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use. (5) May be required to work unusual tour of duty or extended hours during emergencies or surge scenarios. (6) Must sign Air Force-wide mobility agreement.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of 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 to obtain this VMET information.

·   For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at

·   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  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.