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Administrative Officer

Air Force Civilian Service East Granby, CT

Job Description


The major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures internal systems and procedures for carrying out the organizations administrative functions meet the requirements of balancing costs, benefits, productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.
  • Initiates, plans, directs, and/or participates in special studies and projects in areas such as; resource utilization, personnel management, logistical support, knowledge management, readiness programs, etc.
  • Represents the Wing in meetings with congressional, state and local officials, special interest and business group spokespersons to market and advertise ANG programs, activities, and requirements to gain support for ANG missions.
  • Collaborates and consults with Wing Public Affairs Officer (PAO), drafts, develops, and finalizes narrative, prepares and coordinates news releases with State JFHQ to support communication with local media, high-ranking public officials, corporate leadership, civic groups, other reserve components, Air Force, Army, National Guard Bureau (NGB) and
    respective headquarters staff representatives.
  • Performs as the historian, responsible to ensure timely, complete and accurate capture and cataloging of significant historical data, and generation of required reports.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience in managing or directing, one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations. Supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work experience and/or training which has provided knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 36 months of specialized experience in the following:

  • Experience analyzing problems, identifying significant factors, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions.
  • Experience preparing reports, plans, policies and various correspondence.
  • Experience evaluating objectives and develop plans to facilitate the availability and effective utilization of various resources.
  • Experience utilizing the organization, its mission and the organizational staff procedures.
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of administrative and technical programs.
  • Experience developing the mission and work processes of programs throughout the military organization and multi level agencies.
  • Experience in analytical and investigative techniques.
  • Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.
  • Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.


  • Knowledge of organizations, programs, mission goals, major issues, objectives, work processes, administrative operations and functions of the organization. Require knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents applicable to the situation and organization.
  • Knowledge of relationships with other key programs and administrative support functions; familiar with the major issues, program goals and objectives, work process, and administrative operation of the unit.
  • Knowledge of functions and responsibilities of different commands/elements of the base, as well as a thorough familiarity with regulatory and informational material pertinent to the operations and activities involved.
  • Knowledge of administrative and technical operations, training, and response missions, including but not limited to Air Expeditionary Force (AEF), deployments, Exercise Evaluation Team (EET), Disaster Response Force and personnel issues.
  • Knowledge and skill in applying research, analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations; to develop knowledge management tools and promote sharing of information.
  • Knowledge in developing new or modified work procedures for administering services, development of guidelines and procedures and automating work processes.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources; including monitoring and inspecting cost and work, completion of after action reports, and period in progress briefings.
  • Knowledge to plan, schedule and conduct projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations. S
  • Skills to deal effectively with high-ranking military, civilian officials and/or local officials, develop draft press information, and Community Action Plans. 
  • Skilled, informed writer and verbal communicator sufficient to prepare, present, and articulate findings and recommend solutions, including visual information techniques, to develop and present information in a variety of forms; develop and deliver briefings, project papers, status/staff reports, and correspondence; foster understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of AFSC. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.

  • MILITARY GRADE (Prior application): Officer O1 through O4
  • UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT:  103rd Airlift Wing or any subordinate Unit.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  This position requires a security clearance (Secret) which the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.


The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: 

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.

Other Information

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 (see

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives). In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG - G1 or CTANG -
Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to
include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment: If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment as long as you have served at least 6 months of the bonus contract following receipt of the initial bonus payment.

Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 465705400
Located In East granby, CT
SOC Category 00-0000.00