This position is located in an Air National Guard
Wing Flying unit and serves as an Aircraft Logistics Officer. The purpose of
this position is to plan, schedule, control and direct the use of logistics
resources to meet mission requirements. Through subordinate supervisors, directs
and supervisee aircraft modification, overhaul, and repair programs that affect
highly complex single· or multi-engine military aircraft. Work requires the
ability to integrate logistics functions to plan, organize, and implement an
Air Force logistics program. In addition, work requires a knowledge of
logistics management procedures, capabilities, limitations, and techniques of
avionics systems; theory of flight; principles of airframe construction,
engines, and aircraft installed systems; and supply, transportation, and POL
operation procedures as related to aircraft logistics units.
b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(1) Manages and administers aircraft logistics
activities within Aircraft Generation Division and Maintenance Division
(Component Repair Division and Equipment Maintenance Division, if applicable).
Plans, develops, and publishes aircraft logistics policies and procedures
within the general framework, as established by higher echelons of command. Manages
the overall maintenance and related support act1vities to assure timely,
effective and complete logistical support of base, group, wing, state, National
Guard Bureau and Air Force mission requirements. Supervises the preparation of
plans for logistical support of operational missions. Reviews aircraft
maintenance and related material support requirements in terms of specific
objectives, relative priorities, capabilities and limitations. Advises
commander and staff on status of logistics programs, functional capabilities,
and current and projected operational training and mission requirements. Serves
on the flight planning committee to ensure proper scheduling of aircraft
commitments commensurate with logistics capability.
(2) Supervises and directs the preparation of budget
estimates; financial plans; studies of the aircraft logistics organization;
manning requirements; facility requirements; mobility or contingency
requirements; and publications related to maintenance, methods, policies and procedures.
Utilizes the compilation and development of current aircraft logistics data, analysis,
and reports in order to analyze and keep abreast of aircraft logistics trends;
and to analyze the organization's logistical capabilities and evaluate
(3) Coordinates logistics activities with
supervisors, various base activities, and higher echelons of logistics such as
Air Force Depot Weapons Systems Managers, NGB, Major Command Staff, etc.
Maintains liaison with counterparts at other ANG bases, particularly those
possessing the same type of aircraft, to ensure a prompt and free exchange of pertinent
technical, management, and mission information. Participates in conferences and
seminars as the aircraft logistics representative for the base or NGB, as required.
(4) Administers a sound aircraft logistics personnel
management program to assure that personnel in staff, supervisory, and
technical positions are highly qualified and motivated. Interviews and selects
applicants for supervisory positions or other key positions. Establishes work
performance standards for supervisors and key personnel; and assigns annual
performance evaluations. Initiates disciplinary actions, promotion actions, and
step increases. Recommends performance awards. Approves sick leave and annual
leave for key personnel and approves overall leave schedules for the
organization. Counsels subordinates, explains logistics and personnel policies,
hears grievances and resolves work problems. Reviews the overall human resource
program within the organization to ensure that subordinate supervisors are
effectively accomplishing their personnel management responsibilities. Reviews
job description changes proposed by subordinate supervisors and assures
accuracy and completeness of supervisory job descriptions. Makes periodic
reviews of position structures to determine whether each position is necessary
for accomplishment of operations and whether duties are assigned and organized
in a manner which provides economy and efficiency of operations. Approves
overall training for the logistics function.
(5) Administers a rigid safety and security program
within the aircraft logistics organization.