This position is located at unit level in the Air
Operations program within the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard
(ANG). Its paramount purpose is to plan, organize and supervise all unit flying
operations programs required by Air Force, Major Command, and ANG regulations.
In addition to supervisory responsibility, this position is a rated aircrew
member on flying status involved in the piloting or navigation of unit-equipped
b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- 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 schedules for completion
- Oversees all unit operations activities, both in
the air and on the ground, 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, Command
Post, 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, and Operational Support Aircraft
- Develops long-range training and deployment plans
for the unit to meet training goals, higher headquarters Inspection schedules
and overseas deployment requirements.
- 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.
- 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.
- Develops and directs the unit flying hour program
in coordination with higher headquarters to meet approved higher headquarters
flying hour allocations.
- Oversees all unit flight and ground training of
assigned/attached flying personnel.
- Must pass standardization/evaluation flight
examinations and meet annual flying requirements as prescribed by applicable
regulations and directives.