Job Overview

Summary

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!

Nebraska NG 

THIS POSITION CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EST 

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.

This position is located in the State JFHQ, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations G3 Directorate, Mobilization Readiness Branch. The purpose of the position is to serve as the primary staff officer for the formulation and execution of plans and procedures for unit readiness, mobilization, force structure and force modernization.

TEMPORARY PROMOTION IS NTE APRIL 2018, BUT MAY BE EXTENDED OR TERMINATED EARLY BASE ON RETURN OF MILITARY MEMBER OR AT THE WILL OF THE AGENCY.

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION OF POSITION: G3, Lincoln, NE 

PD# D2221000

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Permanent DS Army (Excepted Service) Officer position only.

Open Area of Consideration: Area 1 only

  
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:

Area 1-Current permanent and indefinite Technicians of the Nebraska Air or Army NG

Area 2-All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary technicians of the Nebraska Army NG

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

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

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

1.  Fully Qualified Area 1

Duties

1. Serves as the primary staff officer for the formulation of plans and policies and the programming and budgeting data pertaining to unit readiness, mobilization, deployment, and force integration programs.


    a. Provides oversight of military mobilization and deployment requirements that require interface with various military services and their components. Provides state technical expertise and assistance on program areas to all levels of command at state, NGB, Army Command (ACOM), Army Service Component Command (ASCC), and Direct reporting Unit (DRU). Accomplishes assignments from conception to completion to include detailed program analysis, improvements, and implementation. Oversee the development of standard operating procedures, circulars, pamphlets, letters of instruction, and memorandums of understanding. Interprets federal and state laws, policies, directives, issuances, and manuals.

   b. Formulates mobilization plans and procedures, unit notification and implementation. Accountable for the development of detailed mobilization and deployment plans, instructions, and resourcing requirements for a particular federal or state mission.

   c. Conducts parallel planning with Joint Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), National Guard Bureau (NGB), US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Mobilization stations and other state JFHQs. Analyzes, researches, and supplements current doctrine and policies. Provides guidance and workable solutions to meet changing mission requirements. Reacts to fluid and changing mobilization requirements within a compressed timeline. Oversees the planning, budget, management, and execution of the mobilization exercise program, Soldier readiness processing (SRP), and pre and post mobilization training schedules. Analyzes, interprets, disseminates, and confirms secure and non-secure mobilization planning and execution information.

   d. Initiates, plans, coordinates, and facilitates Readiness Councils (TAG level) and Readiness Improvement Committees (action officer level) at primary and secondary levels within the state Joint Staff in order to analyze and identify problems for implementing short and long term solutions to readiness issues.

2. Supervises personnel assigned to the Mobilization Readiness Branch. Plans, organizes, and directs activities of employees, ensuring the advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements. Develops goals and objectives that integrate support functions and overall unit program objectives. Plans and schedules work in a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution. Assigns work based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs. Balances workload and provides advice, guidance, and direction on a wide range of technical and administrative issues. Reviews organization mission, functions, and manning. Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives. Establishes metrics and analysis systems to ensure actions are timely and reviewed at critical points. Accepts, amends, or rejects work presented by subordinates. Assesses and revises policies and procedures as needed, to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work.

3. Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management. Selects or recommends selection of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments considering skills and qualifications, and mission requirements. Develops, modifies, and/or interprets performance standards. Explains performance expectations to employees and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Holds employees responsible for satisfactory completion of work assignments. Appraises subordinate workers performance ensuring consistency and equity in rating techniques.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel for training and work related activities

Relocation Authorized

  • No