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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1819000and is part of the ID 124 Maintenance Group, Idaho Air National Guard.

    THIS POSITION IS PERMANENT

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD PERMANENT TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

    THIS POSITION IS CONCURRENT WITH AGR ANNOUNCEMENT #18-30


    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 SUPERVISORY QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST, GS-1910-12, you will:

    Be located in an Air National Guard Aviation Wing, Maintenance Group. The purpose of this position is to supervise, establish and direct a planned, systematic approach of a quality assurance program designed to provide the maintenance managers confidence that aircraft, aircraft systems, products or supporting processes conform to technical, safety, work load and customer requirements. The position serves as the Supervisor of the Quality Assurance Division. In that capacity, the supervisor plans, implements, and executes a quality assurance program that includes independent surveillance and evaluations of all assigned aircraft, aircraft components, and maintenance personnel. Plans, directs, organizes, and exercises control over Quality Assurance Specialists (non-supervisory employees) assigned utilizing a comprehensive knowledge of aircraft to include electronic equipment and systems, manual and automatic flight controls, airframe, landing gear, pneudraulics, and jet engine propulsion, armament, munitions, and associated systems. Applies a comprehensive knowledge of employee relations, management techniques, peer mediation, root cause analysis, trending, and statistical methods. Base level of work supervised is at the GS-11 level.

    Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the Quality Assurance Division. Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and Quality objectives. Establishes, revises, or reviews policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organization design for the staff, as necessary to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment, promote team building, and implement quality improvements in response to concerns with regulatory compliance. Plans work for accomplishment by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities if necessary. Evaluates requirements for additional resources. Balances organization needs with overall mission requirements and resource interests. Identifies need for change in organization priorities and advises the Maintenance Group Commander on required actions to implement such changes. Provides training and experience to the workforce with regard to sound maintenance practices of the aircraft and associated equipment, and knowledge and capability in the military mission, and aircraft. The aircraft are part of the military mission, daily flying training, and support of the assigned Air Force Total Force operations. Manages the maintenance and inspection effort involved in keeping aircraft in an airworthy - combat readiness state, to include capability to carry out daily flying missions and ensure all maintenance operations are executed safely and in accordance with published guidance.

    Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate personnel. Establishes and develops performance standards. Evaluates subordinate personnel. Establish employee work schedules, deadlines, and production/inspection priorities based on aircraft maintenance status, aircraft mission requirements and other demand needs. Determine how many jobs can be accomplished concurrently with the available manpower and resources. Develops methods and procedures, reviews the work of subordinates in progress and upon completion to ensure that they have met the defined quality and quantity standards. Resolve technical problems of subordinate personnel. Selects candidates for the Quality Assurance Specialist and Technical Order Distribution Office (TODO) positions, taking into consideration skills and qualifications, mission requirements, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and diversity objectives. Provides for employee development and training to ensure all assigned personnel are fully capable of executing a flawless inspection plan and perform their wartime tasking. Explains performance expectations to subordinates and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Recommends within-grade increases, approves overtime and employee travel. Recommend awards for personnel and changes in position classification to higher level managers. Hears and resolves grievances and employee complaints. Reviews disciplinary cases and problems involving subordinate employees and determines required action. Approves leave for subordinates and ensures adequate coverage in peak workloads and traditional holiday vacation time. Demonstrate sensitivity to ideas of subordinates. Ensures actions taken directly; as well as those by subordinates promote an environment in which employees are empowered to participate in and contribute to effective mission accomplishment. Supports equal employment opportunity and labor management relations programs.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT ONBOARD PERMANENT TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD

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  • Job family (Series)

    1910 Quality Assurance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490446500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.