Job Overview


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!



NG MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the NG. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the NG must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the NG in the military grade listed in this announcement.


The position is located within the National Guard aircraft maintenance organization. Its primary purpose is to supervise employees who install, modify, overhaul, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, align, calibrate, and rebuild multi-system avionics complexes consisting of multiple completely integrated electronic avionic systems where the complex accomplishes a number of major functions. Must also possess the ability to perform on-or-off equipment maintenance on one or more complete electronic integrated systems associated with the assigned aircraft and such as automatic flight control systems, instrument systems, inertial and radar navigation systems, test stations and pods.


PD# D2323000

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Permanent Dual Status Air (Excepted Service) Enlisted position.

Open Area of Consideration: Area 1 and 2


Area 1- Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit technicians of the NE Air NG

Area 2 - All Drill Status/M-Day members and temp technicians of the NE Air or Army NG

Area 3 - Current military service members who are willing and eligible to become members of the NE Army or Air NG

Area 4 - All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the NE Air or Army NG. Selected individual must become a member of the NE NG prior to effective date of hire.

Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:

            1. Fully qualified Area 1 and 2


1. Planning: Serves as section supervisor, exercising supervisory responsibility over assigned integrated systems repair and maintenance work operations. Supervises employees involved in the maintenance, repair, and modification of integrated multi-complex avionics systems. Plans use of subordinate workers, equipment, facilities and materials. Establishes deadlines and priorities and work assignments based on general work schedules, methods, and policies set by higher level supervisors. Determines the sequence, priority, and time for the performance of operations within the limits of broad work schedules and time limits. Coordinates work with supporting or related work functions controlled by other supervisors. Determines the number and types of workers needed to accomplish specific projects. Redirects individual workers and resources to accomplish unanticipated work. Informs higher level supervisors of the need to revise work schedules and re-estimate labor and other resources. Participates with superiors in the initial planning of current and future work schedules, budget requests, staffing needs, estimates, and recommendations as to scheduling projected work.

2. Work Direction: Assigns work to individuals and provides technical direction and/or help in accomplishing difficult work steps and processes; observes work in progress to anticipate and resolve problems, reassigns personnel within group supervised, and coordinates work among workers and other supervisors to maintain work progress to meet schedules; inspects completed work for quality and work order requirements; and reports possible or actual work delays to their supervisors.

3. Administration: Supports and explains management programs to their subordinates; recommends performance ratings, training, disciplinary actions, changes in performance standards, and the most suitable applicants for vacancies; advises and counsels workers on how to improve their performance and explains new work techniques; investigates grievances and complaints, resolves them informally, and notifies supervisors of those of sufficient importance or seriousness; assures safety and housekeeping practices are observed; and maintains work reports and records and assists supervisors in planning overall leave schedules.

4. Implements safety regulatory requirements. Ensures 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. Performs additional duties such as accident/mishap response, various shift supervision, special project management, heavy equipment operations, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or to serve as a member of a team to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies, as required.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel for training and work activities

Relocation Authorized

  • No