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The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate all flight operations conducted by the organization; act as a direct liaison between multiple air mobility organizations; function as an Air Operations Specialist; plan and direct training missions; devise and implement evacuation measures for nearly two billion in aircraft assets during weather-related emergencies
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Functions as an Airlift Director responsible for managing aircrew and aircraft allocations for higher headquarters tasked missions and the execution of the flying training programs for the organization.
Serves as a subject-matter expert advising on a variety of airlift and air refueling operational issues.
Manages transient aircrews from deployed locations and ensures all mission data and itineraries are loaded into the appropriate computer systems.
Reviews and evaluates scheduled airlift missions.
Represents the organization's position in disputes, such as disagreements over departure times, crew duty day limitations, crew rest limitations, stage crew utilization and airfield suitability.
Coordinates requirements with both external and internal customers concerning priorities, procedures and mission accomplishment.
Provides briefings of the Flying Schedule to the senior staff and support functions while chairing daily meetings.
Assists with personnel management of current operations employees and coordinates a staff of civilians and military personnel.
Provides positive leadership to develop and implement Operational Risk Management principles by encouraging creativity and participation in team processes
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position via military or commercial transportation.
Job family (Series)
2150 Transportation Operations
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required.
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.
PCS expenses WILL NOT be paid.
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
Position is subject to random and pre-employment drug testing
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include weekends, holidays and on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. May be required to work rotating and/or 12-hour shifts.
Position requires incumbent to be on-call to support world-wide operations and short-notice, high-priority missions. Incumbent must be able to work independently under pressure for varying periods of time, as well as work overtime.
Disclosure of Political Appointments.
Knowledge in the proper handling of classified documents is desirable. Current Operations experience is highly desirable.
Will be required to work independently to resolve/provide solutions to a myriad of problems requiring airlift and tanker operation expertise. Incumbent will participate with wing mobility exercises.
This is a Mission Essential position performing a Mission Critical Function which must continue uninterrupted after the occurrence of an emergency and continue through full resumption of all functions. IAW, DoDI 3020-42, Defense Continuity Programs.
This position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternative for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.
Employee may be required to support temporary operations at alternate locations during contingencies.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes experience in maintaining, retailing, purchasing, or procurement of automotive, rail, air, bus, or other transportation equipment or services, or in the operation of a commercial transportation facility or terminal. This experience must have demonstrated knowledge of fleet operations; familiarity with Federal, State, and municipal regulations governing the use of transportation vehicles; and the maintenance of inventories and cost computations.
EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with a major study in accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, nautical science, marine affairs, marine engineering, marine transportation,
OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M, if related. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your official transcripts
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position provided the computed total equals 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your official transcripts
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-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 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.Position requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of flying operations and flight training requirements.
2.Ability to coordinate complex issues and resolve difficult problems with other bases and AMD or TACC agencies while articulating and representing the Operations Group Commander's point of view. Considerable tact and sound judgment are essential to perform duties effectively while under pressure of heavy workload involving multiple taskings and short deadlines.
3.Ability to locate, assemble, understand and compose information for development of the Monthly Operations Plan (flying schedule).
4.Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Articulate in written and verbal communication providing presentations to senior leadership within the Wing and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point presentations. Ability to plan, organize work and meet deadlines.
5.Knowledge of a wide range of C-17, C-37 and C-40 operations policies, principles, practices, operational concepts, procedures and guidelines. Knowledge of C-17, C-37 and C-40 performance capabilities and limitations. Knowledge of C-17, C-37 and C-40 operations directives, plans, regulations, techniques, systems and processes.
6.Knowledge of various computer systems that pertain to transportation/air refueling operations and those systems required to perform work.
7.Knowledge of flight operations, visual and instrument flight rules, Federal Aviation Regulations, airfield information and restrictions, en route supplements, etc. Knowledge of diplomatic clearance requirements worldwide.
8.Knowledge of flying restrictions, Flight Information Publications (FLIP) documents, guidelines and worldwide route planning, international airway routes and structure, oceanic routes, controlled and special use airspace, aeronautical charts, airways and flight issues. Knowledge of aircrew flying limitations and crew rest requirements. Ability to develop a mission itinerary.
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: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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.
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