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    This National Guard position is for a LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT OFFICER, Position Description Number D1066000and is part of AASF #1, Nebraska Air National Guard.

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    As a LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT OFFICER, GS-0346-13, duties include:

    PLANS AND PROGRAMS: --Collaborates with the AASF Commander, AASF staff, and supported unit commanders to plan, develop, and implement long and short term plans to effectively use aircraft and flying hours, and to accomplish vital training and operations missions. --Reviews aircraft maintenance and related material support requirements with respect to specific objectives, relative priorities, capabilities, and limitations.

    LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT: --Reviews and evaluates higher-level headquarters' directives and policies for AASF implementation. Develops action plans, internal policies, and procedures to assure timely, effective, and complete maintenance support for units, facility, state, National Guard Bureau (NGB) and DA mission requirements. --Oversees the preparation and execution of budgets for man-days and funds to resource AASF logistics requirements.

    LOGISTICS OPERATIONS: --Through subordinate supervisors, directs staff and production functions related to aircraft maintenance, production support, material services, ground support, and facility services. --Coordinates maintenance activities with supervisors, various facility activities, and higher echelons to maintenance such as regional AVCRAD's, Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), NGB, program managers, etc. --Through subordinate supervisors, manages the facility environmental program, thus ensuring compliance with Local, state, Federal, and military regulations. --Evaluates, through performance indicators (e.g., Unit Readiness and Aircraft Operations Readiness) the activities of the AASF logistics functions to ensure optimum production in accordance with established policies and prescribed directives.

    MAINTENANCE TEST FLIGHTS (MTFs): Performs MTF to determine airworthiness of aircraft supported by AASF. Verifies that airframe, flight controls, power plant, systems accessories, and items of equipment are functioning in accordance with predetermined specifications during flight.

    UNIT COORDINATION: --Consults with supported unit commanders in planning and executing training or contingency exercises involving individual or multiple units in support of unit readiness. --Coordinates with support units to insure adequate logistics workload to support proficiency-training requirements. --Coordinates planning and resources with other units and higher headquarters to develop CONUS and overseas deployment plans that meet unit mission goals, aircraft availability, and deployment requirements. --Reviews Unit Status Report (USR) data, analysis reports, and other sources of information to determine strength and weaknesses of units.

    ORGANIZATIONAL: -- Assumes the full duties and responsibilities of the AASF Commander in his/her absence as required. Represents and speaks for the AASF with representatives of NGB, the Adjutant General, USP&FO, other military components, state/local officials, businesses, and other private groups having an interest in the functions of the AASF. Coordinates logistics activities across organizational lines to include direct contact with the NGB staff and with counterparts at other AASFs in order to resolve problems affecting logistics capabilities and to ensure timely exchange of pertinent technical, managerial, and mission information. -- Participates in conferences, seminars, or study groups as the logistics representative for AASF. Represents the AASF in meetings with higher military organizations as well as the civilian industry. Attends conferences to exchange information. Convenes workshops/meetings of the AASF and supported unit personnel to address logistics programs, training workload, problems, and possible resolutions or positions. Coordinates with appropriate support facilities and/or collateral organizations to assure there is an integrated approach to solution of problems. -- Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations. Serves as a member on a team to deal with natural disasters or civil emergencies. May serve as a technical advisor to or a member of accident investigation or collateral boards as assigned.

    -- Performs other duties as assigned.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0346 Logistics Management

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    Conditions Of Employment

    • Military membership in the Nebraska National Guard Membership is required.
    • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Obtain/maintain the level of security clearance/background check required.
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
    • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
    • Individuals with military incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment.


    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.



    AREA 1: Current permanent and indefinite technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard; and current Title 5 employees of the Nebraska Military Department who are military members of the Nebraska National Guard.
    AREA 2: All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary technicians of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard.
    AREA 3: Current military service members who are willing and eligible to become members of the Nebraska Air or Army National Guard.
    AREA 4: All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska National Air or Army National Guard prior to the effective date of hire.


    Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Nebraska Air National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

    Military Grades: Maximum: CW4; Minimum: CW3;Military Grade inversion within the full time work forces is not permitted. The military grade of the full time supervisor must equal or exceed the military grade of the personnel supervised.

    Compatibility will be followed in accordance with 32 USC 709(b) and 10 USC 10216Compatibility requirements must be met prior to appointment to the position. Selectee has 24 months to become qualified in a compatible military assignment.

    Security Clearance/Background Check requirements: In order to comply with US DOD requirements and ensure the safety and security of the missions, programs, property and personnel of the Nebraska Military Department, employees must obtain the appropriate background investigation and maintain the level of security clearance assigned to their respective work.

    Failure to obtain, within one year of appointment, and maintain the designated type of security clearance/background check required for the respective work may result in a job offer being rescinded, separations of employment, or other actions as may be deemed in the best interest of the agency.

    Prior to appointment individuals must meet the security clearance requirements for the position or submit the required documents of the Nebraska National Guard, Personnel Security Manager for processing the appropriate investigation. Required forms: SF86, PSIP Initiation Form, Fingerprints, OF306 and Application/Resume.

    Nebraska National Guard Personnel Security Manager - benjamin.p.stewart4.civ@mail.mil; 402-309-8319

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field; Experience using computer and automation systems; Experience is also based on possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings, meeting the applicable flight hour requirements necessary for this position.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE Must have at least 36 months specialized experience, education, or training identifying activities involving logistical support operations; Experience integrating the actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to develop a comprehensive logistics plan; Experience monitoring such functions as program planning, resource and fiscal management, training, manpower management, and/or automated data processing to meet the logistic plan; Experience identifying delays or problems and developing corrective actions; Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks, and complying with regulations, laws, or practices; Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed; Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.


    Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.


    1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.

    2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

    3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.

    4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.

    5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. Your answers to the assessment questionnaire will be verified against information provided in your resume and other supporting documentation. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position.

    In describing your experience, please be clear and specific, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experiences, your rating will be adjusted or you may be excluded from consideration for this position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated against general and specialized experience under the "Qualifications" section and against the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Customer Service, Organizational Awareness, and Technical Competence

    To preview the assessment questionnaire, please use the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11077791

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance


    Drug test required


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    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
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    2. Transcripts are required if you are applying for a commissioning opportunity. See requirements listed in the Education section of the Job Announcement.

    3. Other supporting documents (optional)

    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • Other
    • Other Veterans Document
    • SF-50
    • Transcript

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

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    Larry Martin


    NE AASF 1
    2601 NW 25th Street
    Lincoln, NE 68524
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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

    Qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:
    1. Fully qualified Area 1 applicants

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