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The primary purpose of this position is to exercise second level supervisory and managerial authorities over the Operations Flight, 89th Communications Squadron. The Operations Flight is responsible for organizational maintenance, planning, execution and logistic support of unit supported command and control communications systems.
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* Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the Operations Flight. Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and Operations Flight?s objectives.
* Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Directs, coordinates, and oversees all flight work through delegation to subordinate supervisors.
* Implements Operations Plans/Programs. Serves as the operations manager responsible for the successful implementation of MAJCOM directives for three weapon systems supporting the National Command Authorities.
* Prepares budget, technical reports, staff studies, metrics, and briefings. Prepares budgetary data in support of the Operations Flight to include the Andrews Network Control Station (ANCS), the GNOC, and the MDT.
* Represents the Operations Flight with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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* U.S. Citizenship Required
* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see ***** The incumbent must possess and maintain a top secret security clearance for this position.
* PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
* This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
* Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
* May be responsible for leading the squadron during absence of military commanders.
* Overtime and/or emergency overtime may be required.
* Disclosure of Political Appointments
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 experience in evaluating, analyzing, developing, managing, or improving communications systems, procedures, and requirements that demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in communications concepts and technology.
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. Expert knowledge of a wide range of communications systems, methods and techniques required to accurately assess overall communications program supporting high level military and political departments. Requires comprehensive knowledge of governing directives and operations policies applicable to all communications program objectives and mission requirements. Extensive knowledge of team workmanship techniques required to effectively negotiate with upper management to resolve conflicts or recommend changes to programs having an impact on Air Force level procedures.
2. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.
3. Ability to plan, organize and direct the staff functions and flight overhead of a medium sized organization.
4. Ability to mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization.
5. Ability to identify, analyze, and translate complex information, makes appropriate judgments, and evaluates options concerning unit readiness and operational capabilities of the flight.
6. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
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.