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Salary: $86 962 - 113 047 per year
Published at: Apr 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to establish Installation Protocol planning and assessment of overall protocol program effectiveness. Incumbent will also monitor and coordinate the protocol function of the installation.


Provides policy and procedural guidance to the Installation Commander, Vice Commander, Directors, Command Chief Master Sergeant, Group Commanders, Squadron Commanders, various associate organization commanders, and other applicable personnel concerning proper protocol requirements for visiting dignitaries, formal military ceremonies and official social functions. Ensures proper protocol at Installation. Creates, maintains or monitors protocol database, significant events projections, website calendar, and submits and updates protocol reports and correspondence. Maintains the Commander's Special Moral and Welfare (SM&W) funds, and composes documentation to substantiate and project expenditures ensuring funds obligated are in conjunction with policies and procedures.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • 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.


Experience requirements are described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes analyzing the protocol program to assist in development of new methods/approaches and to assess overall program effectiveness utilizing applied principles, procedures, concepts and protocol methodologies and operations. NOTE: Due to the use of 120-day rosters, this period of experience may be completed within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. FEDERAL TIME-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. 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. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of international, DoD and AF protocol directives, methods, and practices in order to advise on and ensure proper treatment afforded distinguished visitors and ranking personnel. 2. Knowledge of both military and civilian methods, practices, and techniques of protocol to function as technical authority to develop and execute protocol requirements. This includes knowledge of various rank structures, customs, political situations, religious preferences, and personal interests of visitors. 3. Skill in analyzing the protocol program to assist in development of new methods/approaches and to assess overall program effectiveness 4. Knowledge of Tinker AFB missions, policies, requirements, organizational structures, and key personnel as well as the local community in order to establish/maintain effective working relationships. 5. Ability to work cooperatively with high-level civilian and flag-rank military personnel of diverse backgrounds. This includes the ability to gather facts and use effective, analytical, and evaluative methods to accurately assess information and make sound decisions. 6. Skill in using tact and diplomacy to accomplish work through others and coordinate functions. 7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to work. 8. Knowledge of DoD, Air Staff, MAJ COM, installation and wing structures and functions. 9. Knowledge of pertinent budgeting practices to monitor and document expenditures, and knowledge of automated data processing equipment and internet usage. 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.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address Tinker AFB 3001 Staff Drive Tinker AFB, OK 73145 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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