Air National Guard Units | Pittsburgh, PA

Posted Date 11/07/2019


This National Guard position is for a LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D1414P01 and is part of the PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD, National Guard.

1 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement

Position may lead to permanent assignment without further advertisement.

As a LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, GS-0346-12, you will manage, direct, and implement the local formulation and publication of installation deployment guidance based on regulations, manuals, instructions, and directives issued by higher headquarters. Identify all required deployment/redeployment support with the Wing Staff Air Mobility/Command (AMC) and Air Combat Command (ACC) regarding the transportation of equipment and personnel. Plan, develop, direct, and conduct deployment training for the wing and units. Assist units by providing guidance and conducting staff assistance visits to identify, correct, and assist with deployment problems. Review Operation Plans (OPLANS), Concept Plans (CONPLANS), Concept of Operations (CONOP); and USAF Special Operations, Exercise, and Exercise Order plans received from and directed by higher headquarters (or locally generated) to determine overall wing and unit tasking. Manage the wing support agreement program for the Commander. Act as the wing focal point for WRM programs and serves as the War Reserve Material Officer (WRMO). Manage and direct the overall implementation of automated systems such as the Integrated Deployment System (IDS)/Automated Mobility Data Systems wing-level deployment process for both peacetime and contingency/wartime operations. Manage pilot/non-pilot unit responsibilities in accordance with applicable directives. Develop and direct the formulation of load plans and analyze transportation requirements for the wing and units. Review resource/logistical plans, programs, and deployment activities with the Wing Commander/Air Commander to insure that authorized mobility equipment is available, on order, and properly budgeted for. Analyze and validate logistical inputs for the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Unit Status of Resources and Training System (SORTS). Serve as base focal point for the UTC Management Information System (UMIS) and Manpower Equipment Force Packaging System (MEFPAK) used for identifying new tasking and informing commanders of updates to current UTCs. Attend wing and unit level staff meetings. Conduct and participate in site surveys to ascertain, identify, and plan airlift and logistical support requirements needs to deploy, employ, sustain and redeploy the Wing and units. Perform other duties as assigned.

This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.

Bargaining Position
Category 1: Qualified, currently employed Title 32 Federal Technicians working at the location specified in the job announcement.
Category 2: Qualified, currently employed Title 32 Federal Technicians of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)
Category 3: Qualified, currently employed Federal Employees (T5) or Federal Technicians (T32) within the Pennsylvania National Guard (Army and/or Air).
Category 4: Qualified current members of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)

INDEFINITE: Currently employed permanent technicians MAY BE able to retain their permanent status and based on the current Unit Manning Document (UMD) and projected resourcing this will allow the applicant to occupy this position as a Permanent Promotion or Reassignment. If there are projected changes in the funding resourcing of the advertised position individuals will be placed on a Temporary action such as Temporary Promotion or Temporary Reassignment. These actions may result in the employee having to return to their prior Permanent Position when changes to the manning occur. Indefinite employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who are not a currently employed permanent technician. Indefinite appointments may acquire permanent status depending upon future force structure requirements; indefinite appointments do not serve a trial period. Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice.

Military Grades:

Compatible Military Assignments:

Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.

Supervisor for this position is Maj Colussy.

Manpower # 01043928

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must indicate at least 36 months experience, education, or training identifying activities involving logistical support operations. Experience integrating the actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to develop a comprehensive logistics plan. Experience monitoring such functions as program planning, resource and fiscal management, training, manpower management, and/or automated data processing to meet the logistics plan. Experience identifying delays or problems and developing corrective actions. Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks, and complying with regulations, laws, or practices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

- Knowledge and ability to integrate the total logistics planning system of supply, maintenance, transportation, contracting, operations.

- Ability to utilize analytical and statistical methods and procedures including electronic data processing, AF operations and organizations, and fiscal management techniques; involved in the formulation of policies, procedures, and programs facilities personnel management, security, medical, administrative comptroller, and legal offices.

- Knowledge of Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) operations planning process.

- Skill and ability to develop, write, instruct, and evaluate training.

- Ability to analyze and evaluate diverse data and formulate into coherent practical operations

- Knowledge of the AF and DOD structure (USAF, ANG, AFRES, USN, USMC, USA) which affects the use of program and related support resources (people, money or equipment) in relation to the logistics plans process.

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.


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