About the Agency
This National Guard position is for a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MANAGER, Position Description Number D1249000and is part of the MI Surface Maintenance Office, National Guard.
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NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
SURFACE MAINTENANCE MANAGER, GS-1601-13
This position is located in the Joint Forces Headquarters-State, Logistics Directorate (J-4/G-4), State Surface Maintenance Management Office. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Army National Guard (ARNG) Surface Maintenance Manager. Provides management direction, control, and accountability for ARNG surface maintenance programs and activities. These consist of, but are not limited to, the Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS), Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site (MATES), Unit Training Equipment Site (UTES), and Field Maintenance Shops (FMS). Work requires comprehensive managerial knowledge of the principles, concepts, and practices involving ARNG surface maintenance facilities, equipment, and services.
Manages, directs, coordinates, and oversees the ARNG State Surface Maintenance program.
Plans and schedules work and production to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities.
Manages all aspects of the maintenance program, to include long- and short-range planning, maintenance training and proficiency, human resources direction, budgeting, etc.
Provides technical and administrative advice to the Director of Logistics (DOL), commanders, and various staff officers regarding the surface maintenance programs, fiscal matters, organizational planning, and staffing for all levels of maintenance.
Plans and establishes maintenance policies, programs, and procedures to assure effective support of DoD (Department of Defense) and training mission requirements.
Evaluates accomplishment of the surface maintenance program to ensure systems and programs are functioning properly; effective utilization and maintenance of equipment; and that projects are accomplished within established deadlines.
Directs inspections of operating activities to determine the condition of required facilities, the effectiveness of maintenance activities in support of programs, and to ensure coordination between such activities.
Directs and coordinates the correction of maintenance deficiencies affecting unit readiness.
Serves as program manager for surface maintenance funds.
Conducts staff conferences to outline priorities and collaborate on budget impacts caused by increased costs, changes in programs and facilities, mission/weapons system changes, and requirements for new facilities or facility remodeling, etc.
Exercises significant responsibilities in dealing with, or advising, higher ranked officials of other units or organizations.
Performs other duties as assigned.