Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - TITLE 32 in Garden City, Iowa

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This National Guard position is for a LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST - TITLE 32, Position Description Number D1377000 and is part of the GA 165 MXO FT, National Guard.

This is a full-time, Excepted Indefinite, dual status position which requires Georgia Air National Guard Membership. Position is Indefinite however, may convert to permanent without further competition.

Area of consideration: Current members of the 165th Air Wing in the grade of A1C-MSGT.

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As a GS-0346-09, Logistics Management Specialist, you will:

  • Review all mobility, contingency, Emergency War and exercise plans affecting logistics and evaluates requirements in relation to capabilities and tasking. Performs studies, provides analyses, and makes recommendations.
  • Review the logistics division portion of classified plans for full compliance with security regulations and policies to ensure that security compromise does not exists.
  • Write and edit local instructions concerning the position's area of responsibility.
  • Develop and maintains the logistics portion of base mobility plans and other plans and submits plans to base logistics specialist.
  • Meet with the logistics chief, staff members, and supervisors to inform of requirements, tasks and changes as they occur, and advises personnel of their responsibilities.
  • Control and monitor the development, negotiation and coordination of host-tenant and interservice support agreements. Controls and monitors all mobility training to ensure that tasked personnel receive appropriate training such as load planning, palletizing, cargo courier responsibilities, hazardous cargo preparation, etc. Recommends personnel for assignment to mobility positions. Serve with the logistics chief, or as an official representative or as a member of a planning committee, with mobility, contingency, military exercises and various other plans.
  • Formulate the annual logistics operating budget and DLR O&M; budget for the logistics division for inclusion in the base financial plan.
  • Issue guidance to, and coordinates with logistics production chiefs in the development of quarterly and annual logistics operating budgets and DLR O&M; budget estimates.
  • Review, edit, and consolidate the logistics operating budget and DLR O&M; budget estimates for the logistics organization.
  • Prepare or edit narrative justifications for projected funding needs to the Comptroller Division.
  • Plan and anticipate allotment of logistics operating funds and DLR O&M; funds for the logistics organization.
  • Analyze budgetary relationships and develops recommendations for budgetary actions for logistics programs and specific functions.
  • Evaluate trends and operating costs which are used to project future commitments and obligations.
  • Monitor the use and rate of expenditures of logistics operating and DLR O&M; funds through continuing dialogue with logistics production chiefs and review of written documents and records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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Conditions of Employment
  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required 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.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Military Grades: A1C-MSGT

Compatible Military Assignments: 8UXXX

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

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training involving detailed knowledge of organizations and their functions in logistical support (i.e., supply, maintenance, quality assurance, facilities). Experience integrating actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to meet program goals. Experience interpreting and applying regulations, laws or practices. Experience planning and organizing work assignments.

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If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (

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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.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Knowledge of logistics management principles, organizational theory, and techniques of analysis and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of standardized logistics practices and procedures to conduct studies to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to problems in structure, staffing, procedures, work processes or workload distribution.
  • Knowledge of logistics regulations and operating procedures to apply fact-finding and investigative techniques (e.g., employee/ supervisor interviews, review of work procedures, instructions, records, and files) to gather clear-cut factual evidence of waste and abuse, or compliance with regulations.
  • Detailed and practical knowledge of the goals, objectives, work force composition, work methods and functions of base logistics programs service sufficient to determine whether requests for funds and expenditures are proper, necessary, and timely.
  • Detailed, intensive knowledge of budgetary policies, precedents, procedures and regulations issued by the Air Force, National Guard Bureau and the employing installation which apply to all phases of the budget process (i.e., formulation, justification, and execution) for the logistics operating budget and DLR O&M; budget program and activities.
  • Knowledge of, and skill in applying, the principles of budget formulation to renew, edit, and consolidate budget estimates from logistics production branches and to adjust data in related forms and schedules.
  • Skill in analytical reasoning to identify, analyze, and conceptualize budget problems and development of alternative solutions involving DLR parts repair in-shop versus depot level of delayed
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Drug test required


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Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

  2. Other supporting documents: RIP.

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.

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To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

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David Drew




GA 165 MXO FT 1401 Robert B Miller Jr Drive Garden City, GA 31408-9001 US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 09/13/2018 to 09/27/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: GS 9

Salary: $50,598 to $65,778 per year

Appointment type: Term - Indefinite

Work schedule: Full-Time