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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a RANGE OPERATIONS MANAGER, Position Description Number D1130000and is part of the ID Installation Support Unit, Idaho Army National Guard.

    INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO ARMY 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 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.

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    Responsibilities

    As a RANGE OPERATIONS MANAGER, GS-0301-11, you will:

    Be located in the Joint Force Headquarters-State, Operations Directorate (J-3), Army National Guard (ARNG) Training Center, Range Operations. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Range Operations Manager with responsibility for live fire training facilities and impact areas; serving as an advisor on all matters pertaining to the use of training center range facilities; and maintaining responsibility for the conduct and safe firing of live ordnance. Manages technicians, AGR personnel, state, contract, and M-Day soldiers. Develops state and Federal financial budgets to include the Range and Training Land Program, Integrated Training Area Management program, and state budgets. Plans and coordinates specialized training events involving Active and Reserve Component Special Operations Forces of a classified nature. May support JCS level exercises for Commanders In Chief of Combatant Commands such as U. S. Central Command.

    Responsible for the timing, coordination, and safety of combined arms firing exercises which involves armed aircraft, maneuvering, mounted and dismounted types of indirect and direct fire. Ensures that all are conducted simultaneously without incident or mishap. Supports commanders and staff officers from all active and reserve military units (and nonmilitary organizations) in tactical training requirements within the training center. Manages an extensive maneuver complex and multiple live-fire ranges at a Maneuver Training Center-Heavy/Power Support Platforms (MTC-H/PSP) or Maneuver Training Centers-Heavy (MTC-H). Provides organizational personnel on all matters pertaining to safety in the firing of live ordnance. Directly responsible for developing and enforcing the installation range safety program and directs preparation and staffing of all installation range safety publications. Determines and enforces safety parameters for all non-standard firing ranges. Develops, updates, and coordinates the training center Five-Year Range Development Plan. Coordinates with senior commanders and staff officers, matters pertaining to the capabilities and limitations of the training center range complex and maneuver safety program. Maintains appropriate security clearances in order to receive and give classified briefings. In coordination with other directorates, ensures a safe hunting/fishing program.

    Plans, directs, and manages range activities. Reads and interprets regulations and directives pertaining to range operations and activities. Develops, prepares, and revises training center range regulations, as required. Reviews correspondence pertaining to the operation and allocation of available range assets in support of battalion and brigade size military units. Plans for mission accomplishment considering resource constraints. Manages personnel to ensure timely and adequate maintenance of range facilities with coordination for engineering and housing related work. Monitors the allocation of range areas to ensure compliance with all policies and procedures; and in accordance with needs and priorities, ensures maximum safety utilization. Assists units in solving problems that arise during training. Must be knowledgeable on current military training doctrine. Makes informed decisions on the ability of using units to conduct specialized/classified training events using an extensive risk management program. Makes recommendations to the training center commander and using unit commanders to approve or amend requested specialized/classified training events. Conducts specialized and/or classified operational, safety, and capability briefings in support of unique training events.

    Plans and schedules work, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares work schedules. Assigns work to subordinate employees based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments such that the experience, training, and the abilities of staff. Provides advice, guidance, and direction to employees on a wide range of range management and administrative issues. Interviews candidates for positions and selects, or recommends selection of, candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments. Hears and resolves employee complaints and refers serious unresolved complaints to higher-level management. Effects minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands and recommends action in more serious disciplinary matters. Identifies employee developmental needs and provides or arranges for training (formal and on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance. Assesses and revises policies and procedures as needed to find ways to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work. Develops, modifies, and/or interprets performance standards.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485376500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.