(1) Plans work to be accomplished by the organization which consists of about 15 or more full-time subordinates engaged in technical and administrative work. Sets priorities and prepares schedule for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinate Units based on priorities, selective consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work which has been reviewed by subordinate supervisors. Gives advice, counsel, or instruction to supervisors and subordinate employees on both general policy and administrative matters. Consults with subordinate supervisors and, training specialists on training needs. Provides or makes provision for such development and training. Make decision on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Collaborates with heads of other units to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes affecting other units not personally supervised. Advises officials with broader and higher responsibilities on problems involving the relationship of the work of the organization supervised to broader programs, and its impact on such programs. Evaluates supervisors and reviews evaluations made by supervisors on other employees. Approves selections for nonsupervisory positions and recommends selections for supervisory positions. Hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints not resolved at a lower level. Reviews serious disciplinary cases and disciplinary problems involving key employees and determines required action. Supports equal employment opportunity and labor-management relations programs. Ensures efficient position management and that position descriptions of subordinates are accurate. Approves/disapproves leave. Prepares performance standards.
(2) Oversees all unit operations activities, both in the air and on the ground (for Pilots and Navigators), which based on unit mission and equipment, may include any of the following Air Operation program support functional areas: Training, Standardization and Evaluation, Tactics, Scheduling, Plans, Intelligence, Life Support, Flying Operations and Flight Management. Unit mission may require additional functions, e.g. Airspace Management, Air Evacuation Operations, Aero-Medical Operations, Aircraft Alert Operations, Airfield Management, Simulator Operations, Operational Support Aircraft (OSA) etc. Monitor work of subordinates and reviews written reports. Sets division policy and gives guidance to subordinates to ensure Air Force, gaining command, ANG, and unit directives are properly implemented to achieve operational readiness of the Unit.
(3) Develops long-range training and deployment plans for the unit to meet training goals, higher headquarters Inspection schedules and overseas deployment requirements. Coordinates required planning and resources with other units and higher headquarters to support and implement the training and deployment plan. Directs the development of unit training goals and long-range advanced planning to include facility/equipment modernization, improvement or replacement. Develops detailed plans for accomplishment of these training goals and advanced plans.
(4) Acts as a key advisor on the Commander's staff to coordinate unit flying operations with other ANG flying units and outside agencies, e.g. the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), civilian airport authorities, etc., and with unit maintenance, resources and support areas. Acts as central point of contact with local and regional FAA representatives in establishing letters of agreement for aircraft operations, developing and controlling military training airspace, investigating possible violations of flying directives, and coordination for local unit sponsored exercises for Pilots and Navigators.
(5) Serves as the Operations representative on the Commander's Financial Management Board. Develops and recommends the operations budget for approval to higher headquarters based on unit requirements and mission. Oversees the approved operations budget and allocates resources to meet training goals to include eifficient expenditure of man-day allocations. Serves as the operations representative on the Base Facilities Utilization Board.
(6) Develops and directs the unit flying hour program in coordination with higher headquarters and Current Operations to meet approved higher headquarters flying hour allocations for Pilots and Navigators. Oversees and coordinates the unit Status of Resources and Training Systems (SORTS) and the Aerospace UTC Reporting Tool (ART) reports with higher headquarters to determine unit mission capability under wartime conditions. Assesses the impact on organizational programs and resource management.
(7) Oversees all unit flight and ground training of assigned/attached flying personnel. Reviews and recommends establishment of formal courses of instruction, training aids, training programs, training standards, directives and memoranda pertaining to training of the unit and its assigned and attached elements. Monitors training programs to ensure maximum utilization of training facilities, adherence to training standards and avoidance of duplicate training effort. Provides guidance to the flying instructional program and directs the methods and procedures used in flight instruction of assigned/attached aircrew members, ensuring optimum utilization of assigned aircraft. Ensures that assigned/attached aircrews maintain continuous qualification in medical and physiological training in accordance with Air Force, Gaining Command, and ANG regulations/requirements for Pilots and Navigators.
(8) Monitors the implementation of an effective division safety program for all flying operations and related ground activities. Continually evaluates program results to reduce or eliminate accidents and Incidents. Follows-up on the corrective action taken to eliminate hazards.
(9) Develops division policy for flight management personnel to insure effective and efficient administrative control of all flight documentation and Individual flight records. Oversees the operations computer program in coordination with the base-wide computer program. Participates in management decisions impacting purchase and use of computer hardware, software, and training programs for the unit.
(10) For Pilots and Navigators. Must pass standardization/evaluation flight examinations and meet annual flying requirements as prescribed by applicable regulations and directives. Performs pilot or navigator functions in advanced, heavy, multi-engine, fixed or rotary wing military transport/tanker aircraft on extended flights to domestic/foreign points. Flying missions are conducted in all weather conditions, which based on unit mission and equipment may include: (a) transporting personnel from point-to-point using fully adequate landing areas; (b) executing evasive maneuvers, close formation flying, low altitude flight at very low speeds, aerial refueling, airdrop of cargo and personnel, overseas flights. transporting heavy loads on short or marginal airfields, and/or escorting and refueling formations in long distance aircraft deployment operations worldwide; (c) flying night operations using night vision goggles (NVG), very low speed flight at very low altitudes over any terrain, single/multi-ship defensive combat maneuvering and transporting cargo and personnel into remote and confining landing zones; or (d) administering introductory flight training to familiarize military students with complex UE aircraft systems and how they function.
(11). In addition to those duties identified in (1) thru (10), for Combat Readiness Officers: coordinates, plans, and conducts rescue missions in combat and peacetime operating environments. Responsible for the conduct of combat and emergency trauma care, execution of multi-discipline technical rescue, and control of the aerospace interface in personnel recovery objective areas. Supports joint and combined forces engaged in conventional and special operations air, ground, and maritime military operations. Ensures PR activities are organized, and teams and units are trained and equipped to perform the full spectrum of Air Force and joint PR. Inspects and evaluates PR activities, functions, and personnel.
(12). In addition to those duties identified in (1) thru (10), for Air Battle Managers: performs duties to accomplish combat, combat support, training, and other missions. Plans and prepares for mission. Reviews mission tasking, intelligence, and weather information. Supervises mission planning, preparation of flight plan, and crew briefing. Ensures aircraft and battle management command and control (BMC2) systems are preflighted, inspected, loaded, equipped and manned for mission. Controls assigned joint weapons systems (kinetic/non-kinetic, air/space/ground/cyber), forces, functions, and effects. Commands crew, operates available sensors/BMC2 systems. Performs, supervises, coordinates, or directs joint fires, force accountability, dynamic package development, real-time dynamic targeting, tactical data link management/execution and airspace control. Conducts theater air, ground, and surface surveillance and detects and validates emerging targets, accomplishes, combat identification, applies rules of engagement, provides threat warning to joint forces and integrates joint/coalition C2 and ISR capabilities. Conducts or supervises training of crewmembers. Ensures operational readiness of crew by conducting or supervising mission specific training. Develops plans and policies, monitors operations, and advises commanders.
(13). In addition to those duties identified in (1) thru (10), for Intel Officers: serves as the units expert intelligence analyst for the commander and staff on all intelligence matters, including intelligence processes, support requirements, technical aspects of weapons systems, and terrorist operational methods. Maintains overall responsibility for daily-integrated intelligence support, to include any alert, crisis, and Force Protection situations. Assures the Intelligence function maintains a capability to provide timely and accurate operational intelligence support and fully trained intelligence personnel during peacetime and contingency operations. Gains and maintains Global Situational Awareness (GSA) in order to quickly and accurately advise commanders/decision-makers on possible enemy courses of action. Researches, evaluates, integrates, and analyzes all-source data in the preparation of clear, concise, in-depth intelligence analytical products focusing on the threats to air operations, including the operational concepts of military forces and trends with potential military implications (e.g. research and development; production; delivery systems; doctrine; and capabilities) prepared in response to mission requirements. Must present and defend intelligence positions to a variety of audiences, including unit staff, MAJCOM representatives, and members of the DoD. Must represent the organization, and prepare, present, and defend the position in conferences, working groups, and planning sessions.
(14) Performs other duties as assigned.