Supv theater aerospace operations command & control officer

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Department of Defense - Dept. of the Air Force
US Citizens and Status Candidates Excepted Service Permanent Full Time The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!
ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the IllinoisNational Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the IllinoisNational Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the IllinoisNational Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
Duty Location: 183 FW, Springfield, IL
Selecting Official: Col Rick Yoder
Highly encouraged for all applicants to contact 1LT Holly Shelton at .
Also being advertised AGR. If applying for the Technician and AGR announcements, a separate application, showing the proper announcement number, is required.
Military Requirements:Selected Candidates will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
Compatible Military Assignments: Officer: 11XX, 12XX, 13XX - Minimum rank requirement: Lt Col, Maximum rank requirement: Col
Must be willing to become a member of the Illinois National Guard. Must be a U.S. Citizen. NGIL Form 73 required - see How to Apply Tab, Required Documents SBI or SCI security clearance required Indefinite position/ Temporary promotion/ May become permanent Position available when vacated by incumbent
(1) Determines squadron goals for long- and short-range planning and execution of all programs. Provides direction and leadership for squadron functions and activities, develops operational and organizational plans that support the vision and goals of the squadron. Ensures that funds, equipment, manpower, and facilities are properly resourced and utilized to meet the operational mission. Develops, secures and implements courses of action to eliminate or reduce barriers and impediments in the support and performance of the mission. Evaluates factors such as current and future mission needs, political climate, area demographics, and training equipment limitations and availability. Exercises direct responsibility for all unit operations activities which based on the mission and equipment may include any of the following theater level Air Operations program support functional areas: Combat Operations, Combat Plans, and Training/ Evaluation, Weapons and Tactics, and Strategy.
(2) Provides direction and leadership to unit members, including full-time air technicians and AGRs as well as traditional Guardsmen. Ensures combat readiness of squadron personnel to provide augmentation to the Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) at the AOC Air & Space Operations Centers located in every Combatant Command Area of Responsibility (AOR) throughout the world. These highly specialized positions must be specifically trained and positional certified to provide immediate response to meet Group Unit Type Code (UTC) taskings. Meets with the Commander to advise on policies and procedures of the ANG AOS workforce. Serves as a senior operations advisor on the Commander's staff to coordinate operational exercises and contingencies.
(3) Accomplishes, through subordinate supervisors, the mission training program. Ensures squadron UTC training satisfies established Air Force Instruction (AFI) and associated ANG Instructions (ANGI) requirements to meet combat readiness objectives and Air Force contingency requirements. Ensures and certifies evaluator and instructor personnel to meet and maintain stringent certification and qualification standards. Ensures personnel are trained and exercised in wartime skills. Provides planning and direction for exercises, and commits unit personnel and resources for support of real-world contingencies. Validates training programs to ensure maximum utilization of facilities, adherence to standards and economy of effort. Provides guidance to the instructional program and directs the methods and procedures used for instruction of assigned/attached members ensuring optimum utilization of assigned equipment.
(4) Directs organizational mission capability through a series of extensive Air Force inspections. Ensures required records and documentation of programs are maintained. Incumbent supervises the senior theater level unit coordination, planning and execution of Distributed Mission and Reachback operations. Must be able to assume overall supervisory control over such operations when conducted in a joint or multi-dimensional setting. Supervises senior level Command and Control exercised by unit over all subordinate elements of the Theater Air Control System (TACS) including airborne and ground based sensors and data-link operations critical to maintaining and synchronizing situational awareness in multiple theaters.
(5) There is frequent contact with senior leadership in USAFE, PACAF, CENTCOM, Numbered Air Forces, NGB, and state JFHQ, often to establish policy or to advance unit operational initiatives to include reachback and Distributed Mission Operations (DMO). Assumes a leadership role in national level exercises that are indorsed by Major Commands (ACC) and sponsored by NGB that meet the criteria for joint interoperability training. Affects the shaping of the force by participating on MAJCOM Integrated Process Teams (IPT). Responsible for the future enhancement of current unit capability through concept development and promulgation briefings to MAJCOM leadership in areas such as reachback, distributed operations, and DMO.
(6) Maintains leading edge technology capability through cooperative exchanges with AF Research Labs for technology/ operational information and field testing and evaluation. Insures weapons system equipment and upgrades are completed in concert with the gaining command to guarantee seamless operation in all reachback and distributed mission operations. Develops and directs the force level weapons system implementation program in coordination with higher headquarters to meet approved employment concepts.
(7) Directs the formulation, presentation, justification and execution of the annual budget for the AOS. Oversees the approved budget and allocates resources to meet training goals to include efficient expenditure of man-day allocations. Serves as the Operations representative on the Group Commander's Financial Management Board.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying a variety of regulations and procedures. Experience using computer and automation systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-14 level: Must possess 36 months experience: Any military officer aircrew member qualified as a Pilot, Navigator, Air Battle Manager, Naval Flight Officer, or Combat System Officer. Any military officer non-aircrew member qualified as a Joint Terminal Air Controller, Air Liaison Officer, Air Traffic Controller, Space Operations, Personnel Recovery or Ground Tactical Air Controller._This experience must be specified in the resume._
__Additional Information:__ This position does not allow forcommissioning or cross training opportunities. You must currently be an officer to apply and hold one of the applicable AFSC's (11x, 12x, 13x) or the service branch equivalent.
Additional qualifying experience: Must possess 36 months: experience, education, or training arranging or procuring transportation for personnel, cargo or freight. Experience in non-routine pre and post auditing of freight bills, bills of lading, and personnel transportation vouchers. Experience coordinating and negotiating with organizations/personnel both orally and in writing to resolve differences/problems. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.
_Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience -_ A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate or 30 semester hours for 12 months experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position (i.e., traffic management, business administration, etc.).
_Military Requirements_ _-_ Military skill set is determined by AFSC requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC.
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_ Other Requirements_ - For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire, and
2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Use the _Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire_ for convenience and quickest processing.
The following link provides some application tips and may be used for aiding you in building your Resume: #icc
Option A: Applying Online
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire:
You must click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package when you are done.
Your Online Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire is not processed - and your resume is not attached -
until you click the Submit My Answers button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your resume.
You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Assessment
To receive consideration, you must complete the entire process and submit the complete application
package by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date -- Thursday, September 25, 2014.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to
the closing date.
To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received and to verify your application is complete,
follow these steps: Log into your USAJOBS account using the following link:
. Click on "Application Status" and then select the "more information"
link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received
and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Please
Note: Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. Verify that all of
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You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and _Logout_. To return to an incomplete
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Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents
from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you submit more than one Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one
Submitted is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.
To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire : Click the _ Apply Online _ button to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the Occupational Assessment Questionnaire.
Option B: Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents
You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (OPM Form 1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), please follow steps 1 and 2 below:
1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover , and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1197551.
2. Fax your documents to .
If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, September 25, 2014 to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.
To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax, please follow steps 1, 2, and 3 below:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.
2. Print the OPM Form 1203-FX; follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire .
3. Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with any supporting documents to . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Note: Do not include a fax cover sheet with the OPM Form 1203-FX. This will cause your application to not process.
For this job announcement the following documents are required:
Current Resume or OF 612. (When using either documentation, be sure to list your duties and responsibilities as they relate to the specialized experience as listed above.)
NGIL 73 (Be sure list all AFSC's or MOS's held during your military career)
Transcripts (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit transcripts.)
To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Yourresume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.
_DOCUMENTS THAT CANNOT BE ACCEPTED:_ Photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings, awards, and letters of appreciation.
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2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed in this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS.

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