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Job Title:  Deputy Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  13-038

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$87,815.00 to $114,158.00 / Per Year
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 to Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Buckley AFB, CO United StatesView Map
**Open Nationwide to all qualified applicants**


Colorado National Guard Dual Status

Technician Announcement


Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title 32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard."

The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position



Colorado Application Checklist:

A current Resume and/or OF 612

Specialized Experience documented in resume with mm/yy - mm/yy format (see instructions below)

Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts



**Nationwide** Current Officer members of the Colorado Air National Guard (COANG) and those eligible to transfer into the COANG


 21WX or 21AX (Selectee for this position will be required to convert to the 21AX AFSC)





This position serves as the Deputy Aircraft Maintenance Officer at an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group.   The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the full assistant to the Aircraft Maintenance Officer, with responsibility for directing, and managing the Aircraft Maintenance Group.  As the deputy, serves as the alter ego to the Aircraft Maintenance Group Commander fully sharing with the Commander the direction of all phases of the organization's program which is to partner with the Wing Commander, as well as the Mission Support Group, and the Operations Group Commanders in planning, scheduling, and implementing an Operationally Risk Managed (ORM) flying program.   The scope of work for the position is identified with an authorized work force ranging from 325 to 674 Military Technicians, Traditional Guard members, Active Guard/Reserve (AGR), Non-Dual Status Technicians, state employees and contract personnel.


This position requires military membership.   It is designated for ANG Officer incumbent only.   In accordance with AFMAN 36-2105, the incumbent provides supervision, guidance over subordinates, and team leadership to non-dual status (NDS) and dual status (DS) employees.   The incumbent performs long-term planning and organizational development necessary to accomplish aircraft maintenance functions in support of programs essential to ANG daily operations, training and readiness, missions and fosters an environment conducive to teamwork among service providers and customers in meeting ANG requirements.



  • Membership in the Colorado National Guard
  • Must hold the grade of MAJ to LTCOL
  • Restricted Military Assignment AFSC 21WX or 21AX
  • Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory
  • Submit All Required Documentation
  • Secret Security Clearance


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Major Duties:

Collaborates with the Wing Commander and other Group Commanders to plan, develop and implement numerous long term plans to include: the Wing Strategic Plan (mission, goals, values, objectives, etc.), the Base Master Plan (facilities), Communications/Computer Plan (infrastructure capabilities/upgrade), the Vehicle Replacement Plan, Four Year Deployment Plan, Aircraft Modification Plan, Depot Input Plan, force management and recruiting/retention plans, weapon system conversions, base supplements to tasking operational plans, operational planning for Aerospace Expeditionary Forces (AEF) participation, and others.  Collaborates with the Wing Commander, other group commanders, and the HRO on major organization changes, and changes to Unit Manning Documents (UMDs) based on Logistics Composite Model (LCOM), etc.  Serves as a key team member in the strategic planning process at the state and national level. Through subordinate functional supervisors, directs and supervises staff and production functions affecting very complex high performance aircraft with a wide variety of high cost, sophisticated systems, controlling approximately two thirds of base dollars.  Directs a group work force ranging from 325 to 674 skilled technicians and traditional guard members, including a variety of staff, administrative, trades and crafts occupations.  Determines goals and objectives for the Maintenance Group.  Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work which has been accomplished by subordinate supervisors and organizations.  Gives advice, counsel, and instructions to supervisors and subordinate employees on both general policy and administrative matters.  Consults with subordinate supervisors and training specialists on training needs.  Directs the effective use of flying hours and training events, in conjunction with the Operations Group Commander to ensure the Wing can meet contingency and wartime tasking of the aviation element, as well as the Expeditionary Combat Support (ECS).  Supports the aircraft maintenance portion of the Designed Operational Capability (DOC) statement of the unit and/or the Emergency War Orders (EWO).  Serves as the primary aircraft maintenance representative on the Commander's Contingency Staff, providing guidance and suggested resolutions to a variety of complex and time-sensitive situations.  Oversees the repair and availability of aircraft parts and components under the Depot Level Repairable (DLR) program which responsibilities include functioning as a voting member of the Financial Management Board (FMB); resourcing multiyear and long-term plans; developing policies in response to midyear or Program Operating Memorandum (POM) directed appropriations or funding changes (i.e. modernization efforts, DLR "bow waves", readiness and environmental compliance); and approving allocation and distribution of funds within the wing and group.  Plans, implements, and coordinates multiple complex and often competing mission requirements and commitments involving Expeditionary Combat Support (ECS) and aviation packages for Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) taskings.  Manages and dispatches Maintenance Recovery Teams (MRT) all over the world to recover disabled aircraft. Ensures planned generation/regeneration of aircraft meets Air Tasking Order guidance in coordination with the Operations Group Commander.  Meets at least semi-annually with other Maintenance Group Commanders, of the same and/or different mission design series, to advise on policies and procedures affecting the Air National Guard aircraft maintenance workforce, infrastructure support, and regulatory guidance.  Ensures that corrective actions or improvement plans are implemented to resolve problems. Validates maintenance program methods, procedures and policies to ensure that the subordinate supervisors have the flexibility needed to meet the program goals and objectives.  Develops CONUS and OCONUS deployment plans to meet unit mission goals, inspection schedules, and deployment requirements.  Oversees programs such as self-inspection evaluations and the engine foreign object disposal (FOD) program.  Serves as host for various functions such as Precision Measurement Inspection Laboratory (PMEL),  Transportable Field Calibration Unit (TFCU), Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) field teams, or aircrew training devices.  Manages a Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI) function that provides regional support for other government agencies.  Performs other duties as assigned.



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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE NOTE Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position.  An applicants RESUME must provide in detail how they meet each specialized experience bullet listed below.  It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates  and description of the specialized experience.  DO NOT copy each bullet listed below word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each bullet.  You will be immediately disqualified if you fail to include this information in your resume (we will not make any assumptions regarding your experience).

You must have 36 months of specialized experience in each of the following (documented CLEARLY in your resume):

1.  Experience in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in designing projects or planning assignments.

2.  Experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, printing design layout, etc.

3.  Experience working and serving as the contractor representative to ensure compliance with the contract scheduling and sequence of operations.

4.  Experience coordinating work forces and resources and negotiating with management or clients concerning problems.


A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience.   The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position (i.e. Engineering or Industrial Technology, construction etc.)

Military skill set is determined by AFSC/MOS requirements.  Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC/MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC/MOS.  Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.

For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.


NGB Qualification Standard GS-1601-13 / Position Description D1813000


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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main New Employee Website -

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit:


Failure to submit the required documents will be grounds for disqualification without further review

  • REQUIRED: Colorado Application Checklist:
  • REQUIRED: A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #
  • REQUIRED: Specialized experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions)
  • REQUIRED: Your DD214 (if available)  or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts

  1. You will be taken to the Application Manager to submit all required documents after you apply for this position.
  2. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Army National Guard please contact SGM Aragon @ (720) 250-2712
  3. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Air National Guard please contact TSgt Mays @ (720) 847-9449
  4. PCS funds are not available.
  5. Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment. Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337.
  6. If this position is open to Air Force AGR applicants, please submit a DMA 121, Report on Individual Personnel (RIP), Military Resume, and a current (not expired nor about to expire), passing (75 or better) Fitness Assessment. AGR applicants may be required to transfer their employment authorization (EA) upon selection for certain technician positions. Contact the HRO or your AGR manager with questions regarding AGR applications.
  7. A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances.
  8. Must be fully qualified or able to obtain AFSC/MOS within one year unless otherwise specified in this announcement. If this position requires specific ASVAB scores, please contact the selecting supervisor with any questions.
  9. This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates.
  10. If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status.
  11. Per ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum #10-39, mandatory Full Time Staff (FTS) training is required within a year of hire as a condition of employment in vacancy announcements for both Technician and Active Guard Reserve positions.  Failure of new FTS personnel to complete NGB prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment to other full time positions or termination of their employment.


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Applicants Responsibility:

Please use the "Apply Online" button on the right of this screen and download all requested documentation mentioned in the next section or your packet may be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed for consideration.  You are responsible for the completion and turn-in of your application, all contents, and attachments.  Incomplete applications will be considered "not qualified" because of lack of information.  The HRO is not responsible to inform you that your packet is incomplete.  When the qualification records are completed for the selecting supervisor, the decision is final.  If you need clarification or help please contact the HRO.

If you have questions about applying or other HR related issues or questions please call:

SGT Rachel Cornett @ 720-250-1168,  Email


CPT Kona Quewon @ 720-250-1168, Email

If you have questions about the position itself please contact the Agency Information contact located on the right of the screen.



The following documents are required to be part of your application to be considered for this position. 

Colorado Application Checklist:
A current Resume and/or OF 612, providing military rank, DOB, SSN and TVA #

Specialized Experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format (see instructions above)
Your DD214 (if available)  or Service School Certificate awarding your MOS/AFSC

If substituting education for Specialized Experience, include transcripts




Brian Patterson
Phone: (720)847-9455
Agency Information:
140 MXG
Buckley AFB
Aurora, CO


When this announcement closes, each application will be qualified and rated.  "Qualified" means that we will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced.  "Rated" means, if there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you will be found qualified at one of those grades according to the number of months experience you have listed.  If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and forwarded to the selecting supervisor.  If found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating that you were "not qualified".

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