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TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Duties The primary purpose of this position is: an Air Reserve Technician (ART), to manage the unit Air Transportation Quality program and assist the aerial port senior ART in managing day to day activities. DUTIES: 1. Provides assistance to APS senior ART in directing and managing the day-to-day activities of the Aerial Port Squadron. 2. Manages the Aerial Port's Air Transportation Standardization/Evaluation (ATSEV) & Quality Assurance (QA) program. 3. Directs and manages all Unit Type Code (UTC) qualification requirements and command directed aerial port systems. 4. Develops and manages the unit annual training plan and executes Unit Training Assembly (UTA) schedule Requirements Conditions of Employment * U.S. Citizenship is required * Must be a current member of the AF Reserve or willing/qualified to join * A security clearance may be required * PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/ * Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov * This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program * This is a testing designated position (TDP). The employee is subject to random drug testing. * Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays * Shift work and emergency overtime may be required * Employee must maintain current certifications * Disclosure of Political Appointments * Superior qualifications will be considered * AFSC: 2T291 Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position OR Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of the transportation function(s) of the position to be filled OR Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of the transportation function(s) of the position to be filled. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 that demonstrates a knowledge of varied range of Aerial Port transportation concepts, principles, practices to include Aerial Port policies and operations, supervisory roles, squadron training program, deployment processes, budget and resource management; skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and to solve issues and/or formulate solutions to complex Aerial Port problems. OR Education: Successfully completed a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a degree or LL.B. or J, D., if related with a major study accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position.NOTE: You must submit a copy of college transcripts. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts. FEDERALTIME-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-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 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: 1. Knowledge of a varied range of Aerial Port transportation concepts, principles, practices to include Aerial Port policies and operations, supervisory roles, squadron training program, deployment processes, budget and resource management. 2. Knowledge of Air Transportation UTC mission capabilities and directives to assist in the management and implementation of unit programs for the aerial port squadron. 3. Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to solve issues and/or formulate solutions to complex Aerial Port problems. 4. Knowledge of and skill in using automated systems to prepare reports and extract data from them. Ability to analyze automated products to determine adequacy of program and/or deficiencies. 5. Ability to analyze, plan, and adjust work operations of unit support functions/organization segments to meet mission requirements and unit objectives within available resource constraints. 6. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, clearly concisely and with technical accuracy. Other significant facts pertaining to this position are: 1. This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. The incumbent is required to meet and maintain AFRC requirements. Work schedule will be aligned to allow incumbent to fully participate in Unit Training Assemblies (UTAs). The incumbent's regular assignments are ART duties; however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. 2. The incumbent may be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments (TDY) away from the normal duty station. 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. This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Reserve units and members; are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency. For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212. Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserve. Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position) on the application. A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. It 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, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave. Individuals selected for ART positions must meet both civilian qualifications and uniformed military requirements. In addition to meeting civilian qualifications, applicants must obtain military membership in the Air Force Reserve, wear the uniform, maintain job-specific military specialty requirements, and meet other military qualifications such as age, height, weight, and physical fitness standards. For more information click here and speak with an Air Force Reserve Recruiter. Education IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. 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. Additional information Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rate

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