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    TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD
    EXCEPTED TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    This position is located in the 149th Fighter Wing, Kelly AFB, San Antonio, TX. The purpose of this position is to serve as the wing Program Manager for the Inspector General Evaluation Management System (IGEMS), Management Internal Control Toolset (MICT) and Air Force Gatekeeper (GKS) software programs or most current automated systems.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Air National Guard do not meet the area of consideration for this position.

    Open Areas of Consideration: In-State Excepted. This includes:
    All currently employed full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Air National Guard.
    All current members of the Texas Air National Guard.

    Appointment Factors: This is an Indefinite Excepted Position open to Enlisted members ranking E-7 Promotable and E-8 only. This is a Bargaining Unit position.

    Remarks: SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST HAVE OR BE ABLE TO SECURE AND MAINTAIN A SECRET CLEARANCE WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT.  THIS IS AN INDEFINITE POSITION WHICH MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT POSITION AT A LATER DATE WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.  THIS POSITION IS ADVERTISED CONCURRENTLY FOR AGR AND TECHNICIAN FILL.  TYPE FILL IS CONTINGENT UPON WHICH RESOURCE IS AVAILABLE AT THE TIME THE APPLICANT ENTERS ON DUTY. REFERENCE AGR ANNOUNCEMENT AGR-16-38.  CLICK PROVIDED LINK TO REVIEW THE AGR ANNOUNCEMENT.   http://www.txmf.us/air-agr MUST ALSO APPLY FOR THE MILITARY ANNOUNCEMENT LOCATED UNDER THE AIR TRADITIONAL TAB:  http://www.txmf.us/air-traditional

    PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: PCS expenses are not authorized.

    THE TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    PLEASE NOTE: ACCEPTANCE OF A MILITARY FEDERAL TECHNICIAN POSITION MAY RESULT IN TERMINATION AND / OR REPAYMENT OF MILITARY INCENTIVES. PLEASE CHECK YOUR CONTRACT AND CONTACT YOUR SERVICING EDUCATION SERVICES (INCENTIVES) OFFICE OR THE RECRUITING/RETENTION OFFICE.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Wing Inspection Program Manager with the Texas Air National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

    • Plans, organizes, and executes the wing/center's IG activities of the Commander's Inspection Program (CCIP). Oversees planning and execution of the CCIP as developed from the Wing Commander, IG, and IGI guidance. Reviews and revises policies, procedures, and organization design for the wing inspection program and WIT to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment; to promote team building; and to implement improvements in response to concerns with regulatory compliance. Identifies needs for change in organizational inspection priorities and advises the IG on required actions to implement such changes. Ensures all assigned missions and operations are inspected in accordance with published and Wing Commander guidance. As the Wing IGEMS, MICT and Gatekeeper Program Manager, ensures wing personnel maintain accounts in IGEMS and MICT and serves as the wing's Gatekeeper for scheduling and approving inspections/exercises, SAVs, audits, virtual inspections and on-site visits. Tracks benchmarked programs identified during inspections and exercises. Ensures CCIP inspection reports and individual deficiencies are entered into the appropriate programs IAW regulatory guidance. Monitors progress of continual evaluation of all wing units including geographically separate units (GSUs), if applicable, by utilizing data, trend analysis, reports, virtual inspections and by on-site visitation. Conducts monthly, virtual and in-person inspections to validate progress and to improve the overall effectiveness of the wing inspection program. Ensures representative data is collected, compliance validated and non-compliance reported for each of the four major graded areas (MGAs) and sub-graded areas during each exercise or inspection. Organizes and presents wing inspection data, trends, new and old deficiencies, corrective action plan status and any other relevant inspection related information to the Wing IG and senior wing leadership for the Wing Commander's Inspection Management Board (CIMB). Tracks and reports completion of root cause analysis and appropriate actions for unit observations and IG identified deficiencies. Monitors deficiencies and suspense dates for the wing and notifies the Wing Commander and senior leadership of deficiencies identified by subordinate organizations requiring external assistance. Identifies CCIP trends for resolution and contributes to discussions and recommendations for corrective actions, mitigating circumstances, external coordination/SAVs, audits and on-sites. Responsible for analysis, facilitation, reporting, and providing recommendations to Wing IG for process improvements, improving quality, reducing costs, and establishing appropriate process metrics and process controls by maintaining a CCIP and MICT dashboards.
    • Administers the Wing Self-Assessment, MICT and GKS programs in the execution of wing inspections. Integrates and de-conflicts wing-level (internal) activities to reduce or avoid redundancy. Assists in the scheduling, planning and execution of inspections/exercises including short-notice and no-notice inspections/exercises at all organizational levels of the wing to include GSUs. Contributes to the development of realistic, relevant exercise scenarios and scenario objectives and participates in pre-inspection planning meetings to de-conflict scenario issues. Conducts virtual and on-site inspections/visits using appropriate inspection methods (e.g., observation, task evaluation, audit, interview and focus group). Provides "White Cell" inputs and simulation injects regarding the environment, scenario and operational ability to keep exercises and inspections on course. Conducts visits to ensure base organizations have effective self-assessment programs that fosters good communication and honest reporting. Reviews and validates the results of MICT self-assessment communicator (SACs) observations and virtual and onsite inspections/visits to determine the adequacy of scope, depth of fact finding, proper use of applicable regulation and instructions and the reasonableness of corrective action plan timelines. Compiles data, analysis, and trend reports via the Wing Commander's CCIP dashboard to advise the Wing/center Commander of wing's compliance. Manages the administration of MICT within the wing by providing training, advice and support to wing users. Assists in the development of guidance and training in the form of written instructions (Operating instructions, Air Wing Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.) and training sessions for subordinate organizations (group, squadron, other staff agencies). Establishes the training, requirements and expectations for Self-Assessment Program Managers (SAPMs) executing the self-assessment portion of the Wing CCIP. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    In-State/TX (See Open Areas of Consideration), Texas Air National Guard Membership is Required

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/434891300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.