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    This National Guard position is for a DIRECTOR OF PLANS OPERATIONS AND READINESS, Position Description Number D1877000and is part of Joint Force Headquarters J3 Nebraska Air National Guard.

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    As a DIRECTOR OF PLANS OPERATIONS AND READINESS, GS-0340-14, duties include:

    (1) Supervises federal and state civilian employees, National Guard technicians, and military personnel located in the various subordinate units.

    (a) Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the J-3/5/7. Develops goals and objectives that integrate organizational and operational planning objectives into short-term and long-term plans. 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, promotes team building, implements quality improvements, or in response to concerns with regulatory compliance and/or customer requirements. Plans work for accomplishment by subordinate divisions and branches, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules based on consideration of difficulty of requirements and assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of the staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs. Provides subordinate supervisors and staff with direction and advice regarding policies, procedures, and guidelines. Reviews and structures organization to optimize use of resources and maximize efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Balances workload and provides overall direction and vision to the subordinate division and branch chiefs on a wide range of operational issues. Establishes metric and analytical systems for functions managed to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with regulatory procedures. Evaluates requirements for additional resources submitted by subordinate supervisors, and balances organization needs with overall mission requirements and resource interests. Identifies need for change in organization priorities and takes action to implement such changes. Plans and schedules work in such a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution and ensures effective use of organization resources to achieve organization goals and objectives as well as installation customer needs. Reviews work and management techniques of subordinate supervisors and is held accountable for actions taken and advice provided by staff of subordinate divisions and branches. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Directs self-assessment activities of subordinate supervisors. Reviews training recommended by subordinate supervisors to assure it is proper and promotes effective operation of the organization as a whole.

    (b) Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through subordinate supervisors. Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of the Joint Force Headquarters Commander. Selects candidates for subordinate non-supervisory and supervisory positions taking into consideration skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EO/EEO and diversity objectives. Ensures reasonable equity among units of performance standards developed, modified, and/or interpreted and rating techniques developed by subordinate supervisors. Explains performance expectations to subordinate supervisors and employees directly supervised and provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Appraises performance of subordinate supervisors and other employees directly supervised and serves as reviewing official on evaluation of non-supervisory employees rated by subordinate supervisors. Approves expenses comparable to within-grade increases, extensive overtime, and employee travel. Recommends awards for non-supervisory personnel and changes in position classification to higher-level managers. Hears and resolves group grievances and employee complaints referred by subordinate supervisors and employees. Initiates action to correct performance or conduct problems of employees directly supervised and reviews and/or approves serious disciplinary actions (e.g. suspensions, removals) involving nonsupervisory subordinates. Ensures documentation prepared to support actions is proper and complete. Reviews developmental needs of subordinate supervisors and nonsupervisory employees and makes decisions on non-routine, costly or controversial training needs and/or requests for unit employees. Encourages self-development. Approves leave for subordinate supervisors and ensures adequate coverage in organization through peak workloads and traditional holiday vacation time.

    2. Performs other duties as assigned.

    For comprehensive list of duties view full PD#:https://acpol2.army.mil/ako/fasclass/search_fs/search_fs_output.asp?ccpo=NG&jobNum=D1887000&id=777691

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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