U.S Department of the Air Force
$96,819.00 to $125,865.00
Open & closing dates
$96,819 to $125,865 per year
Pay scale & grade
Few vacancies in the following location:
Elmendorf AFB, AK
Relocation expenses reimbursed
PCS expenses, will be paid, IAW JTR Vol 2 and Air Force Regulations.
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
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Air Force Internal Employees (Air Force Employee - Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
You MUST be an Air Force internal employee, to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. *Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list.
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The primary purpose of this position is: to serve as the Force Support Squadron (FSS) Deputy, sharing with the commander the full scope of responsibility for managing the activities of the organization. The incumbent is authorized to make technical and executive decisions for the squadron commander in all areas of functional responsibility; represents the squadron and the commander at meetings, conferences, official functions, and community events; and possesses the same authority and prerogatives as the commander, excluding UCMJ authority which is vested in military officers only.
As deputy to the commander, plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the Force Support Squadron (FSS). Directs the mission and establishes the goals of the organization consistent with Command and AF strategic plans. Works with commanding officers (or civilian equivalent) and other senior management officials oft he installation in the development of the primary mission goals and objectives. Monitors and evaluates progress toward meeting goals; makes adjustments in objectives, work plans, schedules, and commitment of resources as required. Works directly with other managers in the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC), the Air Force Services Agency (AFSVA), and the Air Force Manpower Agency (AFMA) on issues relating to the FSS.
Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Directs, coordinates, and oversees work through subordinate supervisors. Advises staff regarding policies, procedures, and directives of higher level management or headquarters. Advises squadron commander on selections for subordinate supervisory positions; makes selections for non-supervisory subordinate positions, taking into consideration skills and qualifications, mission requirements, equal employment opportunity (EEO) and diversity objectives. Ensures reasonable equity among flights of performance standards developed, modified, and/or interpreted and rating techniques developed by subordinate supervisors. Explains performance expectations to subordinate supervisors and employees directly supervised; provides regular feedback on strengths and weaknesses. Approves expenses comparable to within-grade increases, extensive overtime, and employee travel.
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. The incumbent has responsibility for managing, integrating, and coordinating the collective efforts of a multi-disciplined staff of military, civilian, and/or contractors assigned to support programs. Establishes, revises or reviews policies, procedures, mission objectives, and organization design to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment, promote team building, implement quality improvements, or in response to concerns with regulatory compliance and/or customer requirements.
Represents the Force Support Squadron with a variety of installation organizations and outside agencies. The assigned program(s) are often characterized by unusual managerial complexities and demands, as well as substantial uncertainties and risk. Responds to Congressional inquiries and works closely with union representatives on issues concerning bargaining unit employees in the squadron. Represents the Commander at group and wing level meetings.
Occasional travel - Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Air Force Internal Only.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
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 security clearance.
PCS expenses, will be paid, IAW JTR Vol 2 and Air Force Regulations.
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
Disclosure of Political Appointments.
This posn is supervisory.
This is a CENTRALLY managed Key Career Position (KCP).
This posn is Key.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employee may be required to work extended or other than normal duty hours to include evenings and weekends and may be subject to recall.
Mobility is a condition of employment. The employee must sign an Air Force-wide mobility agreement.
Check local requirements to determine if this position should be designated as Emergency-Essential (E-E) for OCONUS, or Key for CONUS (indicate on coversheet). If designated Key or one of the following statements that corresponds to the designation applies to the position: E-E - In the event of a crisis situation, the incumbent, or designated alternate, must continue to perform the E-E duties until relieved by proper authority. The incumbent, or the designated alternate, may be required to take part in readiness exercises. This position cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the organization to function effectively. This meets the criteria of an E-E position and requires that the incumbent, or the designated alternate, be removed from any military recall status. Key - This position is designated as a key position IAW AFI 36-507. Duties of this position are essential to the accomplishment of wartime/contingency operations. Incumbents of key positions must be removed from their military recall status if alternatives for filling of the position during an emergency are not available.
This position has been designated as a Key Career Position (KCP). The assignment will not be continuing and has an established tour limitation of 36-60 months as determined by the Career Field Team and Career Field Manager. Employees must sign a Memorandum of Understanding including Selection, Restriction,Outplacement, Tour and Mobility Agreement as a condition of employment. This addendum is effective 1 March 2014 and will be utilized upon incumbent's exit from the position and from that point forward whenever the position is filled.
GS-0301-12: One year of specialized experience which includes manpower, personnel, education, readiness, budget execution, and services concepts, principles, operations, laws, regulations, programs, and practices. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-12 grade/level or equivalent position in the federal service.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. 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. 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 large 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.
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.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of not qualified or insufficient information and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is most recent. It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. A complete Application Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here
to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming. Online Application - Questionnaire
Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series (can be a copy)
Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a certification of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of veteran under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The certification must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The certification must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid certification of service with their initial application will be found not eligible. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/26/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10115524
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.
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. The Vacancy ID is 10115524
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Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center
8517 20th Street
Elmendorf AFB, AK
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Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win … in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: developing Airmen, technology to war fighting and integrating operations. These core competencies make our six distinctive capabilities possible. Air and Space Superiority With it, joint forces can dominate enemy operations in all dimensions: land, sea, air and space. Global Attack Because of technological advances, the Air Force can attack anywhere, anytime and do so quickly and with greater precision than ever before.