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    This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY SURFACE MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1251000and is part of the ID G4 SMM, Idaho Army National Guard.

    THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD G4 TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD


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    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 SURFACE MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST, GS-1601-12, you will:

    Be located in the Joint Forces Headquarters-State, Logistics Directorate (J-4/G-4), State Surface Maintenance Management Office. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a second-level supervisor and technical authority over two or more Army National Guard (ARNG) surface maintenance facilities, e.g., Combined Support Maintenance Shop (CSMS), Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site (MATES), Unit Training Equipment Site (UTES), and/ or Field Maintenance Shop (FMS). Work requires comprehensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, and practices involving ARNG surface maintenance facilities, equipment, and services. In the absence of an officially established and filled position, may also serve as the Deputy to the Surface Maintenance Manager. The highest level of basic non-supervisory work directed is comparable to GS-09.

    Directs, coordinates, and oversees the work of subordinate supervisors and employees. Plans and schedules work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities. Assigns work in consideration of employee skills and mission requirements. Exercises significant responsibilities dealing with headquarters' personnel, senior commanders, and staff officers of other units, organizations, and commands. Advises high-ranking management of functions, activities and services provided. Advises, counsels, or instructs employees on work and administrative matters. Makes and/or resolves decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Develops performance standards. Evaluates subordinate supervisors' work performance and serves as a reviewing official of subordinates supervisors' workers. Improves production or increases the quality of work directed. Interviews candidates and recommends appointment, promotion, or reassignment to positions in the unit. Makes or approves selections for subordinate non-supervisory positions and recommends selections for subordinate supervisory positions. Hears and resolves employee complaints and refers group grievances, or more serious unresolved complaints, to a higher-level supervisor. Approves expenses comparable to within-grade increases, employee travel, etc. Recommends awards or bonuses for nonsupervisory personnel and changes in position classification. Provides technical supervision for field and sustainment maintenance on surface equipment issued to the ARNG.

    Ensures that maintenance facilities manage workflow to attain established backlog goals. Using the current automation or other programs, monitors maintenance activities OPTEMPO funds usage to ensure proper expenditure and resource management. Ensures expendable, non-expendable, and durable property is authorized, maintained, and properly accounted for. Nominates subordinate supervisors to manage maintenance facilities. Ensures established ratios for direct and indirect employees are maintained. Evaluates performance, provides counsel, advice and instructions for immediate subordinates. Hears grievances not settled at lower levels. Conducts or participates in reviews of serious disciplinary cases. Reviews performance standards, position descriptions, and proposed training plans prepared by subordinate supervisors. Reviews reports and recommendations made by subordinates for proper interpretations and application of established policies, regulations and procedures.

    Develops, implements, and oversees the quality assurance program for assigned surface maintenance facilities to ensure production goals as established and attained. Oversees and participates with other involved officials in developing plans and procedures for assuring quality and reliability of work products. Reviews work instructions, technical data, inspection methods, and test procedures to assure adequacy. Reviews quality and flow of materials and supplies required to support maintenance activities. Confers with supported units to resolve problems. Provides direction to ensure correction of noted deficiencies. Publishes technical information letters on quality assurance techniques and objectives. Responsible for monitoring manpower utilizations ensuring work methods, procedures, and allocations are made to best accomplish program objectives within available resources.

    Provides technical guidance to assigned maintenance activities through coordinated assistance and/or evaluation visits. Plans ongoing unit visits throughout the state. Visits assigned surface maintenance facilities on a regular basis to promote efficient operations, and compliance in accordance with current regulations and policies. Ensures the state maintenance support plan is reviewed and updated to reflect the most current data. Plans and develops schedules and agendas for shop supervisors' training and meetings and coordinates details to ensure an effective meeting.




    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 G4 TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484101300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.