DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is located in the Air Operations Division of an Air National Guard Aviation Wing. Its purpose is to: plan, implement, and control all operational administrative aspects of aircrew resource management, aircrew training, aircrew incentive pay, various Air Force forms, Aviation Resource Management System (ARMS) control, ARMS interfaces, operational reports, technical guidance, and training of assigned aviation resource management personnel. This is accomplished through the: interpreting and administering of laws and regulations; directing, controlling, and monitoring the resource and training requirements of assigned rated and non rated aircrew for mission accomplishment and safety of flight; and serving as the overall ARMS database manager, analyst, and administrator for the Wing. As required, the position periodically performs Flight Services Specialist duties.
Interprets and administers laws and regulations regarding incentive pay and has sole approving authority to determine eligibility and entitlement to Aircrew Incentive Pay (ACIP), Career Enlisted Force Incentive Pay (CEFIP), and Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay (HDIP, (parachutist duty)) on all aviation related duties for personnel assigned to the Air National Guard unit. Determines eligibility and prepares Military Pay Orders authorizing awarding or recoupment of incentive pay actions based on Department of Defense regulations, Air Force Instructions and all governing laws. Develops validation processes to determine if assigned aircrew members meet incentive pay requirements in accordance with (IAW) various Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force (AF) Regulations; reconciles ARMS records by comparing against documentation from Finance and Maintenance Operations Control; and ensures incentive pay entitlements are processed and reviewed and reconciled IAW established public laws. Advises aircrew members when pay entitlements change. Provides accurate and timely historical incentive pay records to the Air Force Audit Agency and Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) upon official request.
Controls, and monitors the resource and training requirements of assigned rated and non-rated aircrew for mission accomplishment and safety of flight. Receives direction and coordinates aircrew management changes, suspension/disqualification actions, and changes in Flying Status Codes (FSC). Researches, validates, and interprets Air Force Instruction (AFI) Mission Design Series (MDS) specific medical and physiological requirements and flying and ground training requirements; and compares with higher headquarters mission training requirements to create the ARMS training table. Translates these requirements into aircrew training tables, profiles, reports, etc., and utilizes products to provide information to aircrew, senior leadership, training coordinators, commanders, and outside sources to include Numbered Air Force (NAF), Major Commands (MAJCOM), and Headquarters (HQ) U.S. Air Force (USAF) to show training requirements, overall training objectives, and accomplishments. Manages Wing Flying Hour Program by developing procedures for accurate and timely processing of flying hours and verifies accuracy with Logistics Group personnel to determine inventories of assigned, projected, available, and actual expenditure of hours. Develops and provides information and reports to reflect training accomplishments, pending training requirements, cost for flying hours expended and how this impacts year end goals for training and flying hours budget. Develops and executes procedures or checklists for in processing, out processing, auditing and self-inspections of flight record folders for all aviators to include written go-no-go procedures, pre-mission, and post-mission review; recording aircrew and aircraft flying hour data; and determining aviation service action for attached and assigned flying personnel as it directly affects mission accomplishment and safety of flight. Reviews a variety of documentation and ensures aviation personnel are assigned to the proper Aviation Position Indicator and verifies these indicators are mirrored on several Unit Manning Documents (UMD) including State Headquarters, Fighter Wing, Medical Squadron, Operations Group and Fighter Squadron. Authenticates and publishes aeronautical orders to start, suspend, disqualify or terminate aircrew members requirement to perform operational flying or jump duties and awards aeronautical ratings, aviation badges; and assigns the appropriate aircraft Mission Design Series.
Other duties as assigned.