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HQ USAF and Support Elements LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Arlington, Virginia


Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Logistics Analyst for AF appropriations in support of the logistics portfolio, reporting to the Weapon System Sustainment Division, Directorate of Resources, Headquarters, United States Air Force (HQ USAF/A4PY).



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In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Administrative and Management Positions for Logistics Management Series, 0346. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-13, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes: 1) Rendering authoritative advice and conclusions regarding existing and proposed sustainment/procurement plans for the entire spectrum of logistics. 2) Evaluating and considering factors which impact logistical design and support, including research and development, emerging technologies, testing, procurement strategy, supply support, human systems integration, personnel, and training requirements. 3) Establishing long-range goals and program milestones, implementing product support plans and arrangements, and conducting cost analysis to validate product support strategy. 4) Planning, organizing, and overseeing the sustainment and support activities required to field and maintain the readiness and operational capability of assigned systems, subsystems, and components. 5) Defining major/critical problems and advising management officials of advantages or disadvantages of various alternatives; Comprehensive knowledge of Congressional legislation, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, Department of Defense directives, and Agency policies, procedures and requirements necessary to formulate, justify, and monitor the assigned logistics programs is also required; Must have expert knowledge of standard business practices and applicability to traditional military logistics functions. 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-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. 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: Comprehensive knowledge of Air Force logistics policy and doctrine. In-depth understanding of the intricacies of full spectrum logistics and budgeting. Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the Air Force Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution. Thorough understanding of the requirements to develop a fully coordinated staff package. Mastery of the complete repertoire of action officer skills including staff processes, coordination procedures, and ability to deal with non-coordinating agencies. Must be knowledgeable of the procedures required to translate a policy position into written guidance. Mastery of HQ USAF organization and function. In-depth knowledge of the responsibilities and authority granted to HQ USAF. Working knowledge of the relationship between HQ USAF and the headquarters of all other military services, the OSD staff and the Joint Staff. Thorough knowledge of Department of Defense and Air Force requirements and financial/budgeting practices/guidance. Mastery of written and oral communication. Must be able to effectively communicate complex logistics concepts to audiences with widely varying degrees of familiarity with the subject matter. Must be able to articulate a policy position to senior Air Force officials. 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.



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