Department Of Defense Saint Joseph , MO 64503
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a GS-1910-12 SUPERVISORY QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST (Title 32), Position Description Number D1819000 in FAC 21A100 and is part of the MO 139th Airlift Wing.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service HARD TO FILL position. This is a non-bargaining unit position. SEE NOTE UNDER CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT BELOW.
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Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the Quality Assurance Division. Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and Quality objectives.
Establishes, revises, or reviews policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organization design for the staff to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment, promote team building, and implement quality improvements.
Plans work for accomplishment by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities if necessary. Evaluates requirements for additional resources.
Balances organization needs with overall mission requirements and resource interests.
Manages the maintenance and inspection effort involved in keeping aircraft in an airworthy - combat readiness state, to include capability to carry out daily flying missions and ensure maintenance operations are executed safely.
Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates.
Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate personnel.
Establishes and develops performance standards and evaluates subordinate personnel.
Establish employee work schedules, deadlines, and production/inspection priorities based on aircraft maintenance status, aircraft mission requirements and other demand needs.
Manages, reviews and develops maintenance policy, advising supervisors and employees on both general policy and specific maintenance matters.
Makes decisions and recommendations on technical concerns presented by supervisors.
Manages the Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP), which provides the Maintenance Group Commander and maintenance managers the visibility to assess and improve the proficiency of the work force.
Manages the Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP), which provides the Maintenance Group Commander and maintenance managers the visibility to assess and facilitate continuous process improvement.
Manages the Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP), which provides the customer with high quality aircraft and components on time.
Manages critical assessment programs such as; Unit Self Inspections, Maintenance Standardization, Operational Readiness, Unit Compliance Inspections, and Staff Assistance Visits (SAVs).
Manages the quality program and elements of the program to gauge compliance with directives, assess established processes, identify deficiencies, implement corrective measures, and improve processes to enhance mission effectiveness and efficiency.
Ensures personnel use proper data collection techniques and procedures for evaluation, inspection and audit programs and a number of related databases and spreadsheets to capture and catalog data elements for trending, cross-tell, and benchmarking.
Reviews as necessary defect/failure quality data to detect unsatisfactory trends or weaknesses in the quality inspection system and reviews recommended corrective and preventative action.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job family (Series)
1910 Quality Assurance
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Air National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position.
This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Missouri National Guard prior to the effective date of placement.
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.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment or termination, contact the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 or at St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339 for any questions concerning recoupment or termination.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.
Since this is a HARD TO FILL position, individuals whose application for this position would result in a change to lower grade action will be entitled to pay retention.
Advanced in hire rate may be granted to set pay above the minimum rate of the grade for a new employee if he/she possesses superior qualifications relevant to the positions' requirements and is essential to accomplish the agency's mission.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position. Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.
Maximum Military Grade
Minimum Military Grade
Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (grade inversion).
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience, education, or training involving planning, developing, or administering quality assurance programs (i.e., supporting the development, acquisition, production, use, maintenance, storage, and supply of products concerned with the systematic prevention of defects and non-conformances, the identification of unsatisfactory trends and conditions, and the correction of factors which may contribute to defective items); and experience using computer and automation systems.
GS-12 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 36 months specialized experience which demonstrates thorough knowledge of planning, developing and administering a quality assurance program that includes independent surveillance and evaluations of assigned aircraft, aircraft components, and maintenance personnel. The specialized experience must also demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of aircraft and aircraft systems to include electronic equipment and systems, manual and automatic flight controls, airframe, landing gear, pneudraulics, and jet engine propulsion, armament, munitions, and associated systems. Experience in supervising through subordinate supervisors, or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate, skill in applying human relations techniques, and knowledge of general supervisor concepts.