MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)
The purpose of this position is to supervise workers,
either directly or through one or more subordinate leaders and/or supervisors,
in accomplishing the operations of a distinct organizational unit and to
perform associated nonsupervisory work. The occupation and nonsupervisory grade
level which best reflects the nature of the overall work operations supervised
is Ordnance Equipment Mechanic, WG-6641-10.
Plans weekly or monthly work schedules and sequence of operations. Establishes
deadlines and priorities based on established general schedules, methods and
policies. Determines skills, materials and equipment required to do the work.
Participates in the initial planning of current and future work schedules and
development of budget requests. Provides workload data, estimates, information
on staffing needs, and recommendations as the scheduling of projected work.
Work Direction: Assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements,
methods, and procedures. Instructs subordinates on new procedures or methods
and provides assistance on difficult or new problem areas. Reviews work in
progress or on completion. Makes adjustments as necessary to effectively and economically
accomplish the work. Notes and investigates work related problems and
independently implements corrective actions which can be taken without
affecting work operations controlled by other supervisors. Assures that
equipment and materiel is available when needed. Coordinates work with other units.
Administration: Recommends and participates in the selection of personnel to
fill vacancies. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Sets performance
requirements and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Determines
training needs of subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees
on problems. Adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and
union representatives. Takes informal corrective action on conduct or
performance problems. Initiates proposals for disciplinary action where needed.
Works to achieve the objectives of Government-wide programs and policies, e.g.,
equal employment opportunity and labor management relations. Promotes the
participation of subordinates in programs such as the suggestion program, cost
reduction program, etc. Ensures that regulations governing safety and
housekeeping are observed with appropriate protective clothing and descriptions
of subordinates for currency and accuracy. Initiates the detailing of
subordinates to positions other than their own. Initiates or participates in
review and improvement of work methods, organizational features, and the
structuring of positions to eliminate unnecessary positions and achieve optimum
content in those remaining.
Performs the nonsupervisory work of the function as needed.
Implements regulatory safety requirements and ensures that subordinates wear
appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions.
Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections,
mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform such
additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty,
security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation,
maintenance of facilities and equipment, or to serve as a team member on boards
to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.
Performs other duties as assigned.