Serves as the primary staff officer for the formulation of plans and policies and the programming and budgeting data pertaining to unit readiness, mobilization, deployment, and force integration programs. Provides oversight of military mobilization and deployment requirements that require interface with various military services and their components. Provides state technical expertise and assistance on program areas to all levels of command at state, NGB, Army Command (ACOM),Army Service Component Command (ASCC), and Direct reporting Unit (DRU). Accomplishes assignments from conception to completion to include detailed program analysis, improvements and implementation. Oversee the development of standard operating procedures, circulars, pamphlets, letters of instruction, and memorandums of understanding. Interprets federal and state laws, policies, directives, issuances, and manuals. Formulates mobilization plans and procedures, unit notification and implementation. Accountable for the development of detailed mobilization and deployment plans, instructions, and resourcing requirements for a particular federal or state mission. Conducts parallel planning with Joint Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA),National Guard Bureau (NGB), US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), Mobilization stations and other state JFHQs. Analyzes, researches, and supplements current doctrine and policies. Provides guidance and workable solutions to meet changing mission requirements. Reacts to fluid and changing mobilization requirements within a compressed timeline. Oversees the planning, budget, management, and execution of the mobilization exercise program, Soldier readiness processing(SRP), and pre and post mobilization training schedules. Analyzes, interprets, disseminates, and confirms secure and non-secure mobilization planning and execution information. Initiates, plans, coordinates, and facilitates Readiness Councils (TAG level) and Readiness Improvement Committees (action officer level) at primary and secondary levels within the state Joint Staff in order to analyze and identify problems for implementing short and long term solutions to readiness issues. Reviews and analyzes changing policies and regulations, interprets mobilization/deployment requirements of complex, multiple on-going world-wide contingencies, operations, and various mobilization station procedures. Establishes and integrates the procedures and methods used by the state for pre-mobilization, pre-mobilization assessment teams, mobilization liaison teams, multi-service mobilizations, unit and individual deployments. Identifies and tasks state mobilization liaison team for interface with installation and Medical Command counterparts. Provides a variety of administrative, logistical and training data to mobilization stations governing personnel, equipment, vehicles, supplies, and medical and dental. Plans, coordinates and carries out unit demobilization, reconstitution of units, individual Soldiers' return from active duty and the reintegration of equipment from port to the demobilization station to home station. Monitors decompression briefings to ensure completion and adequacy of servicemember and Family understanding and compliance. Modifies procedures and demobilization plans within a fluid and resource constrained environment. Participates within the Organization Inspection Program (OIP) at the state JFHQ to identify indicators that have direct impact on the readiness of a unit and its ability to mobilize and deploy. Coordinates force structure and force modernization with outside agencies such as selected military components, federal, tribal, state and local government, NGB, HQDA, FORSCOM and numerous others. Supervises personnel assigned to the Mobilization Readiness Branch. Plans, organizes, and directs activities of employees, ensuring the advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements. Develops goals and objectives that integrate support functions and overall unit program objectives. Schedules work in a manner that promotes a smooth flow and even distribution. Assigns work based on organization priorities and consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments such that the experience, training, and abilities of staff are effectively utilized to meet organization and customer needs. Balances workload and provides advice, guidance, and direction on a wide range of technical and administrative issues. Reviews organization mission, functions, and manning. Identifies requirements and initiates requests for additional resources including personnel, overtime, equipment, supplies, and space to ensure success in meeting goals and objectives. Establishes analysis systems to ensure actions are timely and reviewed at critical points. Accepts, amends, or rejects work presented by subordinates. Assesses and revises policies and procedures as needed, to improve quality, timeliness, and efficiency of work.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
--Comprehensive knowledge of, and skill in analytical thinking and evaluative methods in mobilization, readiness, force structure and doctrinal programs in order to ensure units are ready, can quickly mobilize, and perform the assigned wartime mission.--Knowledge of the Joint Military Command structures and Joint Military Plans, Operations, and Staff Actions to include procedures, laws, regulations, policies, unit missions and capabilities, programs and organizational relationships.--Comprehensive knowledge of complex mobilization and readiness requirements to determine staffing requirements and develop staffing plans.--Knowledge of, and skill in budget analysis sufficient to develop budgetary requirements for the unit readiness, mobilization, deployment, and force integration programs.--Skill as a staff officer to communicate within the state Joint Staff Headquarters.--Skill in leading and participating in complex, fluid negotiations with various DOD, NGB, ACOM,ASCC, federal and state agencies and contractors.--In-depth understanding of the end state objective to sequence program events, set milestones and change priorities within a fluid time constrained environment.