Job Overview


The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service or Excepted Service Schedule A Non-Temporary Employees)

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

Employment of People with Disabilities - Schedule A, click here for additional information.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

Excepted Service Family Member for Overseas Employment

Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment

Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment

Non-DoD Transfer (OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.)


Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)


"The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze."

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Chief, United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) Protocol.

· Plan, organize and direct the activities of United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Protocol Office (USAFE-AFAFRICA/CSP), ensuring that USAFE-AFAFRICA/CSP complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs.

· Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities.

· Represent HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA at a variety of installation and functional area organizations.

· Develop and implements protocol policy and procedural guidance in support of Headquarters United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa Commander, Vice Commander, USAFE-AFAFRICA Directors, Chief of Staff, Command Chief, 3rd Air Force Commander, 3 AF Vice Commander, 3 AF Command Chief and Wings.

· Serve as the senior protocol advisor to COMUSAFE-AFAFRICA and 3rd Air Force Commander.  Maintain custodial control of the Commanders' Official Representation Funds (ORF) and Special Morale and Welfare Funds (SM&W).

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • PCS cost will be provided by the Unit

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.