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Job Title:LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (Military Membership Required)

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA 13-202-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$58,454.00 to $75,987.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to Friday, July 12, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Springfield, OH United StatesView Map


Open to permanent technicians of the Ohio ANG.


The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:

269th Combat Comm
801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH 45501


****Position is being re-advertised to allow those impacted by RIF to consider application.  Those that applied for JA 12-397-C must reapply if still interested.****

This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at


This position is located in an Air National Guard (ANG) independent unit.  It serves as the Logistics Management Specialist with responsibility for planning, organizing and implementing unit logistics plans and operations.  The position applies technical expertise with computerized logistics information systems to support deployment operations and exercises.  The primary purpose of this position is to implement logistics policy programs and procedures, utilizing automated/non-automated systems for the accurate control of logistical planning in support of unit tasked contingency operations around the world.


Apply using the instructions in the "How to Apply" section


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open to permanent technicians of the Ohio ANG.
  • Min Rank: SSgt (E-6)
  • Max Rank: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2G071


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(1) Serves as the program manager for the Integrated Deployment System (IDS) Deployment Management System (DeMS), Contingency Operations/Mobility Planning and Executive System (COMPES), Logistics Module-Base Level (LOGMOD-B), Computer Aided Load Manifesting (CALM), and Cargo Movement Operations System (CMOS).  Ensures all systems interface within IDS.  Serves as the subject matter expert for COMPES to assist the independent unit Commander and Logistics Officer in selecting, deploying and monitoring contingency forces.  Maintains LOGMOD-B and the Logistics Detail (LOGDET) data.  Designs logistics packages to meet Operation Plans (OPLAN) tasking and coordinates with tasked units to ensure compliance and accuracy of systems.  Produces CALM products for unit deployment exercises or operations.  Provides continuous guidance and instruction to unit personnel on COMPES, Logistics Detail-Base Level (LOGDET-B) data and Manpower/Personnel Module-Base Level (MANPER-B) matters.  Coordinates both LOGMOD-B and MANPER-B portions of COMPES for input and processing.  Produces COMPES data to support wartime activities and Operations Other Than WAR (OOTW) required by units to mobilize and deploy equipment and personnel.

(2) Formulates and consolidates logistical annexes for IDS guidance, based on regulations, manuals, instructions and directives issues by higher headquarters.  During peacetime and actual/training deployments, provides staff input and participation in the Deployment Control Center.  Manages the Unit Deployment Control Center (UDCC) to ensure each deployment runs efficiently.  Plans and develops deployment training for the unit, in addition to conducting deployment training exercises.  Ensures the unit meets all pre-execution and command and control requirements for deployments.  As directed by, and in conjunction with the commander, resolves deployment-oriented problems.  Reviews deployment assessment capabilities with the unit commander to ensure required deployment training is being conducted.  Briefs the commander regarding plans for the movement of personnel and equipment during simulated and actual deployments and exercises.

(3) At the direction of, and in conjunction with, the commander, identifies required deployment/redeployment support with the unit staff and host base for the transportation of equipment and personnel.  Determines the type and number of aircraft required for mission deployment.  Validates load plans, hazardous cargo, priority shipments customs clearance requirements.  Ensures all unit personnel and equipment are properly identified and prepared for deployment.  Assists the commander in determining the types and numbers or quantity of troops and equipment available for tasking.  Schedules, via correspondence, with headquarters (i.e. Air Force Materials Command (AFMC), Air Combat Command (ACC), Air Mobility Command (AMC), National Guard Bureau (NGB) and Numbered Air Forces), when required, to accomplish specific mission requirements.

(4) Reviews resource/logistics plans, programs and deployment activities with the commander to ensure authorized mobility equipment is available or on order, and ensures equipment is properly budgeted.  Develops load plans and analyzes transportation requirements for the unit.  Schedules all requirements through AMC and Military Transport Movement Command (MTMC) to ensure personnel and equipment arrive according to planned tasking.  Directs, controls and coordinates all Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) deployments for the unit.  Defines and publishes local guidance for deployment procedures.  Ensures the unit meets all pre-execution and actual deployment requirements, Area of Responsibility (AOR) and specific reporting instructions.  Attends AEF scheduling conferences.  Reviews Operations Plans (OPLANS), Concept Plans (CONPLANS), Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Exercise Plans and Execution Orders for tasking from Headquarters.  Determines availability of personnel and equipment for tasking and manages the War Reserve Material (WRM) assets at the home station.  Analyzes and identifies tasking for logistical shortfalls, Limiting Factors (LIMFACs) and problems.  Formulates and prepares the unit’s logistical annex to the Installations Deployment Plan (IDP) in accordance with all applicable regulations and directives.  Coordinates unit unique mobility requirements with the host flying bases.  Ensures that unit specific requirements are included in the host base’s IDP and ensures host base capabilities to meet unit requirements.

(5) Participates in site surveys to ascertain, identify and plan airlift and logistical support requirement needs in support of unit contingency operations/taskings.  Serves, as required, on the Installation Support Team (IST). 

(6) Maintains and analyzes the correlation of data between the Unit Type Code (UTC), Unit Management Information System (UMIS), Designed Operational Capacity (DOC) statements and all applicable plans for the unit’s readiness reporting and tasking.  Identifies problems/discrepancies and reports these to the commander.  Recommends the elevation of problems/discrepancies when unable to resolve at the unit level.  Ensures the DOC statement is current and can be accomplished by the unit.  Briefs the commander on all the above-mentioned requirements in a timely manner.

(7) Evaluates the unit’s logistics posture as reported in the Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS) program.  Monitors the status of the logistical readiness of the unit and determines deviations in the total logistical posture.  Recommends necessary actions to preclude or mitigate effects of support deficiencies.

(8) Performs pilot/non-pilot unit responsibilities in accordance with applicable directives.  When acting as a UTC pilot unit, is responsible for the development of standard manpower and equipment changes to deployment packages and advising of non-pilot units system wide.  In conjunction with the non-pilot units, resolves manpower and equipment differences.  Adds, changes, or deletes requirements as the UTC’s evolve in accordance with NGB functional manager guidance.

(9) Provides technical logistics plans support at staff meetings conducted by the unit commander.  Resolves unit logistical problems as they occur.  At the Commander’s request, attends conferences, workshops, meetings and briefings.

(10) Provides input to Support Agreements, Letters of Agreement (LOA) and Memorandums of Agreement (MOA) for the unit.  Monitors and evaluates support agreements between the unit and the supplying agency.  Ensures reimbursements are identified to the host base comptroller.  Maintains all documentation from impacted parties.  Makes recommendations to resolve impasses when disagreements occur.

(11) Performs other duties as assigned.


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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Must be a permanent technicians of the Ohio ANG.
  • Minimum Military Grade: SSgt (E-6)
  • Maximum Military Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible Military Assignment:  2G0XX

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.


It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.


It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.




General Experience: Experience, training, and/or education which demonstrates judgement, analytical ability, and skill in dealing with others in person-to-person work relationships.



Specialized Experience: (GS-0346-11) - 36 months of experience in which the applicant has demonstrated:

1.        Experience in identifying activities that are involved in logistical support operations...


2.        Experience integrating the actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to develop a comprehensive logistics plan.


3.        Experience monitoring such functions as program planning, resource and fiscal management, training, manpower management, and/or automated data processing to meet the logistics plan and identify delays or problems.


4.        Experience in working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks, or comply with regulations, laws, or practices.




A maximum or 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 (i.e., business administration, logistics management, traffic management etc.) 


This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 


If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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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.

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 addtional information visit:

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

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

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

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.


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Applying for this position requires you to take two steps:

1) Complete the occupational questionnaire and 2) submit a resume and, if applicable, any supporting documentation. See the Required Documents

You are encouraged you to complete the Occupational Questionnaire and submit your documentation using the Online method since it is the most efficient way to process your application. If you are unable to submit your responses Online, several applications "Options" are explained below. Follow these instructions carefully.

Note: You can Save an incomplete online questionnaire and return to it at a later time to complete the process. Instructions are under, How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire at the bottom of this page.

Option 1
To start a New occupational questionnaire click this link: Online Questionnaire

When you have completed the occupational questionnaire select the “Finish” button. At the next screen select the “Submit” button.
After the occupational questionnaire is submitted you can upload your resume and any supporting documents. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen after you receive an acknowledgement that the occupational questionnaire is successfully submitted. Step-by-step document upload instructions are provided below. If you do not have all the requested documents in electronic format you can upload part and fax the remaining documents that you do not have in electronic format, such as transcript documentation. See Option 2 for Fax instructions.

1 . Complete the Online Questionnaire and Press "Submit" to complete the Online Questionnaire or return to a "Saved" application outlined above under the How to Apply section.

2. After the Questionnaire is submitted you will receive a Notice that indicates the submission was successful. Press the "To upload a resume for this position click here" button to upload documents to this job announcement.

3. At the Document Upload screen, select the type of document you are attaching for upload from the drop down menu on the left side of the screen.

4. Select the "Browse" button and attach the file you want to submit.

5. Press the "Upload" button to submit the document file. You will receive an "Upload Successful" acknowledgement when the file has been received.

You may also start an occupational questionnaire by entering the following URL into your browser:

1. Enter> to start a " New " Online Occupational Questionnaire

2. To start a " New " Occupational Questionnaire scroll down the Online application screen until the "Vacancy Identification Number" box appears under the "Create a New Application for This Job" section on the left hand side. Insert the "Vacancy Identification Number - 904635 or "Control Number" and click the "Submit" button.

Note: When you have completed the Online Occupational Questionnaire, click the "Finish" button. The Online Occupational Questionnaire must be completed and submitted by 12:00 midnight EDT on Friday, July 12, 2013.

Option 2
Complete the occupational questionnaire Online, as outlined above, and fax all or part of your documentation.
If you choose to fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 904635, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. This cover page is used to match your documents with the record you established when you submitted the occupational questionnaire. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link or click or insert this URL into your browser The Fax number to submit your documents is:

Option 3
Submitting you occupational questionnaire, resume and supporting documents in hard copy via fax.
To complete the occupational questionnaire in hard copy form, click this link to print a copy of the OPM Form1203-FX or insert or type this URL into your browser

You can also obtain a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703)724-1850. After the introduction Press 1 and follow the instructions.

Print a copy of this job announcement and use the Form 1203-FX as a response sheet when answering the occupational questionnaire portion of this announcement. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

If you fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 904635, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete it will delay the processing of your application or you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link. The Fax number to submit your documents is: 1-478-757-3144

How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire:

3. If you want to " Save " an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire and return later, select the "Save" button at the top or bottom of each of the application pages and click the "Logout" button.

4. If you have "Saved" an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire you may finish it by clicking on or inserting this link into your internet browser . Insert your SSN and Last Name into the right hand side section " Work On An Application I Have Already Started ." and click the " Login " button.

Once you are logged in, the top of the screen will display the vacancy ID for all incomplete questionnaires and, if applicable, the bottom portion of the screen will display any Vacancy IDs that require a resume or supporting documentation to complete the application process. To finish an incomplete application processes select the adjacent button and click OK.

Option 4
The USAJOBS Web site provides a "Create a Resume" feature that you may use to develop and submit a resume for this position. The completed resume can be attached to this vacancy announcement and submitted electronically. To do so, scroll down to the end of the vacancy announcement. Click on the "Apply Online" icon. Then follow the USAJOBS web site instructions.

After you complete and submit the online resume, you will receive a "Confirmation of Submission" message stating that your online resume has been successfully submitted. If you do not receive this message, please submit again as this indicates that your resume has not been received.

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your not being considered for employment. 


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume,  the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Phone: (937)525-2059
Agency Information:
178th ISRW
801 Fontaine Lane
Springfield MAP
Springfield, OH


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status and/or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Online Questionnaire

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Job Announcement Number:

JA 13-202-C

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