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    This National Guard position is for a DEPUTY AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE OFFICER, Position Description Number D1813000and is part of 155 MXG, Nebraska Air National Guard.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. 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!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is a Title 32 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.



    This is a Permanent Dual Status Air (Excepted Service) Officer position only.


    AREA 1 - Current permanent and indefinite bargaining unit Technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 2 - All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary Technicians of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 3 - Current military service members who are willing to become a member of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard
    AREA 4 - All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska Army or Air National Guard. Selected individual must become a member of the respective National Guard prior to the date of hire.

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    As a DEPUTY AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE OFFICER, GS-1601-13, duties include:

    (1) Collaborates with the Wing Commander and other Group Commanders to plan, develop and implement numerous long term plans to include: the Wing Strategic Plan (mission, goals, values, objectives, etc.), the Base Master Plan (facilities), Communications/Computer Plan (infrastructure capabilities/upgrade), the Vehicle Replacement Plan, Four Year Deployment Plan, Aircraft Modification Plan, Depot Input Plan, force management and recruiting/retention plans, weapon system conversions, base supplements to tasking operational plans, operational planning for Aerospace Expeditionary Forces (AEF) participation, and others. Collaborates with the Wing Commander, other group commanders, and the HRO on major organization changes, and changes to Unit
    Manning Documents (UMDs) based on Logistics Composite Model (LCOM), etc. Serves as a key team member in the strategic planning process at the state and national level.

    (2) Through subordinate functional supervisors, directs and supervises staff and production functions affecting very complex high performance aircraft with a wide variety of high cost, sophisticated systems, controlling approximately two thirds of base dollars. Directs a group work force ranging from 325 to 674 skilled technicians and traditional guard members, including a variety of staff, administrative, trades and crafts occupations. Determines goals and objectives for the Maintenance Group. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work which has been accomplished by subordinate supervisors and organizations. Gives advice, counsel, and instructions to supervisors and subordinate employees on both general policy and administrative matters. Consults with subordinate supervisors and training specialists on training needs. Provides for employee development and training to ensure all assigned personnel and organizational entities are fully capable of performing their wartime tasking. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Establishes and develops performance standards. Evaluates subordinate supervisors and reviews
    evaluations made by subordinate supervisors. Makes and approves selections for subordinate positions. Hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints. Reviews serious disciplinary cases and problems involving subordinate employees and determines required action. Ensures efficient position management is practiced and subordinate position descriptions are accurate. Approves/disapproves leave.

    (3) Plans, organizes, schedules, controls, and directs all unit aircraft maintenance resources to meet mission requirements. Directs programs to ensure mission accomplishment and the optimum use of resources. Directs the effective use of flying hours and training events, in conjunction with the Operations Group Commander to ensure the Wing can meet contingency and wartime tasking of the aviation element, as well as the Expeditionary Combat Support (ECS). Manages aircraft maintenance activities through subordinate supervisors. Ensures resources such as facilities, manpower, equipment, communications, technical data, tools, and parts are adequate to meet the unit peacetime and wartime mission. Supports audit programs within the group. Initiates a formal mentoring program for subordinate enlisted and officer members. Ensures, through a subordinate staff a standardized formal mentoring program is established and tracked.

    (4) Plans, schedules, controls and directs the use of all resources to assure timely, effective and complete support of mission requirements. Ensures all aircraft maintenance work meets the highest standards of airworthiness, and that attention is focused on the wartime tasking of the unit. Balances peacetime economy, readiness, and responsiveness to wartime tasking, resources, and survivability. Supports the aircraft maintenance portion of the Designed Operational Capability (DOC) statement of the unit and/or the Emergency War Orders (EWO). Serves as the primary aircraft maintenance representative on the Commander's Contingency Staff, providing guidance and suggested resolutions to a variety of complex and time sensitive situations.

    (5) Plans and institutes fiscal policies to implement Federal law and higher headquarters directives. Provides optimum support to subordinate organizations in asset acquisition, distribution and accountability, fiscal planning and programming, funds distribution and management, economic analysis assistance, budget administration, material management, and related activities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Nebraska National Guard Area 1 and 2 applicants

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485101700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.