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THIS IS A 90 DAY STANDING REGISTER
90 Day Register: This announcement will result in a 90 day register (list of eligible candidates) that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
WHO MAY APPLY:
for more information. You MUST have the identified eligibility in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)
Federal Time-In-Grade (TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Current/prior federal civilian applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the next lower grade, or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.
FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THESE DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT (BY 11:59PM EASTERN TIME):
1. Résumé, for each block of work experience you must include mo/year (starting/ending dates), salary, hours per week, job title, supervisors name/phone number (may we contact statement).
2. Responses to the on-line Occupational Questionnaire.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Travel and relocation expenses may or may not be paid
- May be required to travel on TDY assignments for 30 days per year
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As a Management and Program Analyst, NH-0343-02 Potential NH-03 you will conduct studies in project areas, using analytical tools such as benchmarking, lean depot repair, Six Sigma, Management Engineer Program, and AFSO21 methodologies to improve processes, eliminate unnecessary processes and determine resource requirements for the 412 Maintenance Group (MXG).
You will also:
-Serve as an Organizational Design, and Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) team member, whom interacts independently and proactively with multiple organizations to facilitate organizational requirements and process improvement.
-Facilitate and train work area supervisors in CPI tools and concepts.
-Clearly and concisely defines complex, diverse requirements.
-Determines CPI performance system (or system of work) and assist serviced organizations in developing and establishing performance indicators.
-Consults and coordinates with top management, engineering, and maintenance officials on an on-going basis to ensure adequate support for test and sustainment programs or other Command initiatives do not conflict with CPI solutions.
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GENERAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
This position requires three years of progressively responsible general experience, 1 year which was equivalent to at least the GS-04 level, that demonstrated the ability to (1) analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; (2) plan and organize work; and (3) communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work.
Experience in substantive and relevant secretarial, clerical, or other responsible work may be qualifying as long as it provided the evidence of the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) necessary to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
(The KSAs required for this position are listed below.)
Experience of a general clerical nature (typing, filing, routine procedural processing, maintaining records, or other non-specialized tasks) is not creditable.
OR EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION:
Successfully completed education 4-years above high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education has been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university
COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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:
Knowledge of mission, organization, and processes associated with Aircraft Maintenance as it applies to aircraft systems undergoing flight and logistics testing.
Knowledge in application of DoD, Joint, AF, and industry management/industrial engineering principles, concepts, and continuous process improvement.
Knowledge to gather, assemble, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conceptualize, and devise innovative solutions to problems or changes in trends related to manpower and resources availability, utilization, and productivity.
Knowledge in applying analytical and evaluating techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of problems concerning efficiency and effectiveness of program operations.
Skill in computer system operation and use of standard office software (such as work-processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, and program management software), and statistical model and simulation software.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
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This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.
Employee is subject to Temporary Duty Assignments (TDY) approximately 30 days per year.
INCUMBENT MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A SECRET LEVEL SECURITY CLEARANCE AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
The work is primarily performed sitting at a desk although it may involve some walking to attend meetings or conduct site visits at other offices and worksites.
No special physical exertion is required.
The work is primarily performed in an office setting with adequate lighting, heat and ventilation.
The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions.
If you are deaf or Hard of Hearing and need assistance via TDD/TTY, please contact Andrea Rathbun at (801) 586-1819.
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.
Please follow all instructions carefully.
Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility, qualifications, and/or rating.
HOW TO APPLY:
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The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement:
*Online Application (Questionnaire)
- If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
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1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire
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that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications within 2 business days. A list of required documents for each eligibility may be located
Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.
- Eligibility for appointment under this authority consists of two parts. Click
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Any questions concerning this announcement may be addressed to Lori H. Richards (801)775-6074LORI.RICHARDS@US.AF.MIL The subject line of your email must indicate the announcement number only (i.e., 6Z-Hill-840351-800275-SLF). Email inquiries are to address specific questions concerning this announcement.
General inquiries unrelated to a specific announcement will not receive a response
. Responses to inquiries will generally be returned within 2 business days.
· Transcripts, if qualifying based on education or positive education series
Individuals with Disabilities
COMPLETE APPLICATIONS, INCLUDING ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59PM EASTERN TIME ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT,
Friday, February 15, 2013.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Lori H. Richards
Air Force Personnel Center
OR TDD WITHIN SAN ANTONIO AREA 565-2276
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