Job opening: FORCE SUPPORT OFFICER
Salary: $82 830 - 107 680 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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Air Reserve Technicians are full-time civilian employees who are also members of the Air Force Reserve unit in which they are employed. In addition to their civilian assignments, they are assigned to equivalent positions in the Reserve organization with a Reserve military rank or grade. Appointee's civilian assignments will consist of the following duties.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Force Support Squadron (FSS) Commander/Operations Officer. The position is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. The incumbent serves as the Senior Air Reserve Technician. This position plans, organizes, and manages the activities and support services of the organization. Incumbent makes technical and executive decisions for the squadron in all areas of functional responsibility.
Plans, organizes, and oversees the full complement of activities within the Force Support Squadron. Such complements could include but are not limited to Prime Ribs, Personnel/Human Resources, Education & Training, Airman, Family Readiness, Communications, Security Forces and, in some instances, Civil Engineering, etc. Serves as a strategic advisor to the Wing Commander on force support issues; directs short- and long-range programs addressing a broad range of Air Force community needs and interests.
Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work of unit personnel through subordinate supervisors. Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of the installation commander or headquarters.
Makes a periodic, comprehensive assessment and evaluation of program goals/objectives which provide a basis for long-range planning to enhance the organization's management support capabilities. Establishes the mission and goals of the organization to correspond with command and Air Force strategic plans. Works with commanding officers (or civilian equivalent) and other senior management officials of the Wing, regarding the development of the primary mission goals and objectives.
Represents the Force Support Squadron with a variety of installation and functional area organizations. Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with other organizations, outside agencies, and senior leadership. Delivers presentations on status of programs, accomplishments, problems, and requirements for support to senior military officers and civilians. Participates in special projects and initiatives to determine appropriate recommendations for unresolved or questionable problems and performs follow-up.
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Must be a current member of the AF Reserves or willing/qualified to join
- A security clearance is required
- PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
- Total salary varies depending on location of position
- This posn is subject to provision of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Must sign a mobility agreement
- Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.
- Position may be subject to random drug testing
- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
- Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
- Employee must maintain current certifications
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
- Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
- Recruitment Incentive may be authorized for this position
- Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position
- Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
- AFSC /Rank: 038F3/O-4, MAJ
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of a wide range of manpower concepts, principles, operations, laws, regulations, programs, and practices; knowledge of a wide range of personnel (civilian and military) concepts, principles, operations, laws, regulations, programs, and practices; and practical knowledge of education, readiness, and budget execution concepts, principles, operations, and practices.
FEDERALTIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of manpower concepts, principles, operations. laws, regulations, programs, and practices; knowledge of a wide range of personnel (civilian and military) concepts, principles, operations, laws, regulations, programs, and practices; knowledge of a wide range of services concepts, principles, operations, laws, regulations, programs, and practices; and practical knowledge of education, readiness, and budget execution concepts, principles, operations, and practices.
2. Extensive knowledge of the mission, roles, functions, organizational structure, management, and operation of small to medium organizations to provide high level staff guidance and participate in the development of goals, objectives, and policies.
3. Knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures related to developing, planning, budgeting, and coordinating activities, programs, facility programming, contracting, and customer interests and needs.
4. Knowledge of safety, security, personnel management, Military Equal Opportunity (MEO) and EEO regulations, practices, and procedures.
5. Skill in managing the work operations of multiple organizational segments to meet program requirements, goals, and objectives within available resources.
6. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization directly and through subordinate supervisors.
Other significant facts pertaining to this position are:
1. This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. The incumbent is required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in unit training assemblies (UT A).
2. Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
3. Employee may be required to work extended or other than normal duty hours to include evenings and weekends and may be subject to recall.
4. The work requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
5. Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force wide mobility agreement.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
- Address AFRC Hill AFB
6437 6th Street
Bldg 430, Rm 119
Hill AFB, UT 84056
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]