MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)
purpose of this position is to supervise workers, either directly or through
one or more subordinate leaders, in accomplishing the operations of a distinct
organizational unit and to perform associated non-supervisory work. The occupation and non-supervisory grade level
which best reflects the nature of the overall work operations supervised is
Aircraft Ordnance Systems Mechanic, WG-6652-11.
Planning. Plans weekly or monthly work schedules and sequence of
operations. Establishes deadlines and
priorities based on established general schedules, methods and policies. Determines skills, materials and equipment
required to do the work and participates in the initial planning of current and
future work schedules and development of budget requests. Provides workload data, estimates, information
on staffing needs, and recommendations for the scheduling of projected work.
Work Direction. Assigns tasks to
be performed. Explains work requirements, methods, and procedures. Instructs subordinates on new procedures or
methods and provides assistance on difficult or new problem areas. Reviews work in progress or on completion. Makes adjustments as necessary to effectively
and economically accomplish the work. Notes and investigates work related problems
and independently implements corrective actions which can be taken without
affecting work operations controlled by other supervisors. Assures that equipment and materiel is
available when needed. Coordinates work
with other units.
(3) Administration. Recommends and participates in the selection
of personnel to fill vacancies. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Sets performance requirements and makes
formal and informal performance appraisals. Determines training needs of subordinates and
arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels
employees on problems. Adjusts informal
complaints through discussions with employees and union representatives. Takes informal corrective action on conduct or
performance problems. Initiates
proposals for disciplinary action where needed. Works to achieve the objectives of
Government-wide programs and policies, e.g. equal employment opportunity and
labor management relations.
Performs the non-supervisory work of the function as needed.
Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures that subordinates wear appropriate
safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions.
Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations,
inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. 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.
Performs other duties as assigned.