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    This position is open to current on board Title 5 and Title 32 employees employed with the 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa Air National Guard

    LOCATION: 185th ARW, Sioux City, Iowa

    This is a temporary INDEFINITE position and MAY BECOME PERMANENT.

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    As a AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE MANAGER, GS-1601-12 your duties are below;
    1. Directs unit's overall efforts to ensure readiness of assigned aircraft, personnel, and equipment to meet wartime, day-to-day mission requirements, and any State Active Duty to support State Emergencies. Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the organization to direct flying operations. Establishes, reviews, and/or revises policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organization design for the assigned staff, as necessary to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment. Directs all functions to provide mission generation support by executing on-equipment activities to produce properly configured, mission ready weapon systems to meet contingency and training mission requirements for both operations and maintenance personnel. Ensures standardized procedures and organizations among Aircraft Maintenance Units (AMUs). Constantly exercises conflict-resolution skills to de-conflict flying schedule priorities supporting wing mission requirements, Operations and Maintenance Training requirements, and real-world Air Tasking Order (ATO) commitments. This also involves fluctuating deadlines, supporting multiple AMUs at dispersed locations, and work occurring on 2 or more shifts. Incumbent is also expected to make critical decisions involving fleet Urgent and Immediate action Time-Compliance Technical Order aircraft modifications as they affect the flying schedule. Provides critical input to Maintenance Standardization and Evaluation Program (MSEP) evaluation process to ensure quality of daily on-equipment maintenance activities.
    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 of skilled technicians and traditional guard members, including a variety of staff, administrative, and trades and crafts occupations operating 24/7 with at least 2 or more shifts.
    3. Determines goals and objectives for the squadron. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work which has been accomplished by subordinate supervisors and organizations. Develops and executes the squadron Commander's Inspection Program (CCIP) assessing the organizations ability to execute the mission, manage resources, develop personnel and improve the unit. 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. Responsible for the Squadron's Special Certification Roster (SCR) to ensure accuracy and that a sufficient number of personnel are qualified to perform mission critical tasks. Ensures sufficient numbers of trained personnel on SCR to meet OPLAN, DOC Statement, Unit Type Code (UTC), and day-to-day maintenance taskings and flying commitments. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Establishes and develops performance standards for assigned supervisory staff.
    4. Evaluates subordinate supervisors and reviews evaluations made by subordinate supervisors. Makes and approves selections for subordinate positions. Hears and resolves 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. Supports equal employment opportunity and labor management relations programs. Administers and participates in an effective labor relations program in compliance with regulatory and statutory guidance. Meets with and discusses issues with local and national labor organization representatives as well as representatives of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, Federal Services Impasses Panel, or the Office of Personnel Management when appropriate. As required, serves as a unit management negotiating team member, providing vital input to the formulation of management's negotiation strategy and proposals.
    5. Performs other duties as assigned. D2411

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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