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Program Analyst (Military Requirement)

Air Force Civilian Service Minneapolis, MN

Job Description


The primary purpose of this Air Reserve Technician (ART) enlisted position is to serve as a Program Analyst accomplishing analytical investigative studies relative to aircraft maintenance performance and to serve as the automated maintenance data systems manager.  Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties:

  • Accomplish investigative studies of problem areas involving elements of maintenance operations and programs.
  • Manage the Maintenance Management Information System (MIS) G0-81 Core Automated Maintenance Information System (CAMS for Mobility).
  • Manage small computer program to include hardware and software inventory, requisition, maintenance, program requirements, custodial duties, and security.
  • Develop and implement long-and short-term training plans to achieve qualification and proficiency objectives for assigned Air Force Reserve personnel.
  • Perform manpower utilization and allocation audits of the maintenance complex.


You must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or qualifying pay band under other pay systems in the Federal Service which has given you the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities as shown below required to successfully perform the duties of this position.  Experience which provides a through knowledge of maintenance data systems; analysis of maintenance data and, oversight of the units small computer program. (To be creditable, specialized experience must meet the above quality level requirements).

(1) Knowledge of aircraft maintenance organization management, administrative, and reporting procedures.  (2) Ability to determine the appropriate statistical method of computing raw data and interpret the results of statistical tests, report findings, charts, graphs, etc.  (3) Ability to maintain files of analysis data.  (4) Knowledge of computers and computer software.  

Substitution of Education for Experience: Masters degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education from an accredited institution leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g. Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources or Organizational Management).  Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and is related to the duties of this position.  If qualifying based on education, a legible copy of your college transcript identifying Institution name and location, type of degree awarded and date conferred is required. NOTE:  OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT MUST BE FURNISHED UPON APPOINTMENT.


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) 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 obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance.  (3) Work is primarily sedentary.  Typically the incumbent may sit comfortably to do the work.  However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, driving an automobile, lifting boxes of printer paper, and relocating computer hardware.  (4) The work environment is comparable to an office setting with controlled environment, requiring normal safety precautions.


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 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.

Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 465948100
Located In Minneapolis, MN
SOC Category 00-0000.00