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Job Title:  AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (Military Membership Required
Department:  Department of the Air Force
Agency:  Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  JA 13-296-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
SALARY RANGE:
$34.70 to $40.46 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:
Friday, August 02, 2013 to Monday, August 26, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
WS-8801-14
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Rickenbacker AFB, OH United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Open to permanent technicians of the 121st ANG.

JOB SUMMARY:

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:

121st Air Refueling Wing


7370 Minuteman Way
Rickenbacker IAP
Columbus, OH 43217
USA

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 http://ong.ohio.gov/human_resources/ong_job_postings.html

***Member must provide letter from FSS certifying that they are eligible for promotion to CMSgt. Failure to submit letter showing promotion eligibility will automatically disqualify you for position.

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

POSITION DESCRIPTION # D1444000

 

This position is located in one of two major divisions within the Logistics Directorate (Logistics Group) of an Air National Guard Flying Wing. Its purpose is to provide overall direction and coordination of subordinate work activities within one of three major work functions (Aircraft Generation Division, and the Equipment Maintenance and the Component Repair Branches of the Aircraft Maintenance Division. All three work functions are organized with a number of subordinate supervisors due to the scope, volume, and complexity of operations. The work involves the total maintenance of complex, high performance military aircraft, ranging from multi-purpose heavy, multi engine transports to the most modern sophisticated fighters and bombers. All aircraft are fully integrated in and are part of the Total Force Mission of the United States Air Force. Occupations supervised are somewhat similar, in that they all involve

maintenance of assigned aircraft to ensure combat readiness; they are dissimilar in their organizational location, as well as the functional areas, occupational series, and the diversity and complexity of systems for which each function is responsible. The occupation and nonsupervisory grade which best reflects the overall work operations supervised is Aircraft Mechanic, WG-8852-10.

 

DO NOT SEND APPLICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS LISTED BELOW

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

The Ohio National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open to permanent technicians of the 121st ANG.
  • Minimum Military Rank/Grade: SMSgt (E-8) (P)
  • Maximum Military Rank/Grade: CMSgt (E-9)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A590

DUTIES:

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(1) Planning: Plans the overall allocation of personnel, funding and equipment resources to the organizational segments supervised to accomplish work operations which, because of their scope, volume, complexity, operational tempo, and total force integration must be planned on a annual or longer basis. Because of the Total Force Mission integration with the USAF, keeps unit assigned Air National Guard mission aircraft in combat ready status and able to be fully  integrated with USAF aircraft and missions upon activation and regular contingency operations, in addition to daily training and support missions. Plans work on an annual or multi year basis, to include: aircraft and aircraft system modifications (Time Change Technical Orders),  maintenance equipment and facilities update and modernization, deployment and mobility planning, human resources and financial forecasting, recurring Air Force mandated inspection

requirements, mission and weapons systems changes, contingency planning relating to carrying out the military mission of the wing, and the development of policies and procedures in the accomplishment of the work. Significant but shorter requirements involve daily, weekly, and quarterly planning. Analyzes work plans developed by subordinate supervisors for accomplishment of assigned directives. Determines status of work accomplished in relation to future demands, including unanticipated or emergency requirements mandating reallocation of resources as required. Provides higher level management and/or leadership information on status of work projects, budget estimates, changes in equipment, facilities, techniques etc. for mission planning purposes . Evaluates potential impact of improved technologies on existing programs and practices and recommends proposed changes to cognizant authority. Participates fully with

higher level management and staff organizations in interpreting changing environmental requirements to include work techniques, specification changes, standard improvements, modifications to organizational structures, mission alignments and changes, equipment modernization, facility requirements and improved work flow processes. Functions as an integral member of unit’s planning process, serving as the responsible technical resource for a maintenance division. Has national level impact, attending future systems road map planning conferences such as Product Improvement Working Group (PIWG), System Supportability Review (SSR) and Systems Safety Group (SSG) meetings as an Air National Guard subject matter expert.

(2) Work Direction: Coordinates and directs the work of units supervised. Assigns and explains work requirements to subordinate supervisors and sets deadlines. Balances workload for subordinate work groups. Promotes economical and efficient work operations. Analyzes production, cost and personnel utilization records and makes adjustment in operations to correct problems. Prepares and/or provides inputs to operating instructions and initiates work plans to be

followed by subordinate workers in accomplishing critical or emergency work projects. Spot checks work operations to assure production and quality standards are achieved. Coordinates work operations with other organizations and functions. Encourages employees to achieve management goals.

(3) Administration: Recommends promotion or reassignment of subordinate supervisors and reviews personnel actions prepared by them. Makes formal appraisal of supervisors’ work performance and reviews employee appraisals submitted by them. Determines long range and supervisory training needs for all levels of subordinates developing resource options, justifications and methods to accomplish training. Uses various management tools and computer

technologies to ensure effective control of work activities. Chairs production meetings to set priorities in accomplishing the scheduled maintenance plan. Promotes and administers such programs as cost reduction, incentive awards, suggestions and quality assurance. Ensures that regulations governing safety and housekeeping are observed. Assures that subordinate supervisors carry out such programs as labor management and equal opportunity. Schedules and

approves leave. Ensures that position descriptions are accurate and that position management principles are followed. Assures that appropriate production reports and administrative records are maintained. Acts on personnel problems referred by subordinate supervisors. Hears and resolves grievances and ensures proper corrective action is taken.

(4) Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures that subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions.

(5) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises, and Operations Other Than War (OOTW). May be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.

(6) Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a Permanent  position 

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

  • Minimum Military Grade: SMSGT (E-8) (P)
  • Maximum Military Grade: CMSGT (E-9)
  • Compatible AFSC: 2A590

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.

 

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW. THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED.

 

General Experience

Experience or training which demonstrates that the candidate has the ability to organize assignments for subordinates, estimate material and manpower needed for specific jobs; able to explain manuals and work procedures; and to prepare production records, work records and report

 

 

Specialized Experience:(WS-8801-14)

1. Experience or training installing, adjusting, aligning, troubleshooting parts, subassemblies and components and functionally testing the various major and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems on an aircraft during overhaul or modification.

 

2. Experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel. 

3. Experience which required the review of work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines.  Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function. 

4. Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes. 

5. Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.


 

Requirements

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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.


BENEFITS:

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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 additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

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: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

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: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp


OTHER INFORMATION:


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.


HOW TO APPLY:

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

1. Your Resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.  (See Required Documents section below)

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 (EST) on Monday, August 26, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers link to submit your application package.

It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

NOTE:  To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login  , select the Application Status link and then click on the More Information link for this position.  The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

To return to an incomplete application, long into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 933793.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the Occupational Questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and include dates the work was performed)
  • 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)

NOTE:  Applicants are HIGHLY ENCOURGED to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to apply for this position.  Do not submit an OF-612; it is obsolete and no longer accepted.  If you choose to use your personal resume; please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

 

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Nelson Spitler
Phone: (614)492-4626
Email: NELSON.SPITLER@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
121st Air Refueling Wing
7370 Minuteman Way
Rickenbacker IAP
Columbus, OH
43217
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review 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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