WING INSPECTION PROGRAM MANAGER (TITLE 32) – Maryland

  • Full Time
  • Maryland
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Summary

THIS IS A TITLE 32 DUAL STATUS EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION

This position is located at the 113th Wing on Joint Base Andrews, MD. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the wing Program Manager for the Inspector General Evaluation Management System (IGEMS), Management Internal Control Toolset (MICT) and Air Force Gatekeeper (GKS) software programs or most current automated systems.

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Responsibilities

As a WING INSPECTION PROGRAM MANAGER (TITLE 32),GS 1801 11, you will perform but are not limited to:
Plans, organizes, and executes the wing/center's IG activities of the Commander's Inspection Program (CCIP). Oversees planning and execution of the CCIP as developed from the Wing Commander, IG, and IGI guidance. Reviews and revises policies, procedures, and organization design for the wing inspection program and WIT to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment; to promote team building; and to implement improvements in response to concerns with regulatory compliance. Identifies needs for change in organizational inspection priorities and advises the IG on required actions to implement such changes. Ensures all assigned missions and operations are inspected in accordance with published and Wing Commander guidance. As the Wing IGEMS, MICT and Gatekeeper Program Manager, ensures wing personnel maintain accounts in IGEMS and MICT and serves as the wing's Gatekeeper for scheduling and approving inspections/exercises, SAVs, audits, virtual inspections and on-site visits. Tracks benchmarked programs identified during inspections and exercises. Ensures CCIP inspection reports and individual deficiencies are entered into the appropriate programs IAW regulatory guidance. Monitors progress of continual evaluation of all wing units including geographically separate units (GSUs), if applicable, by utilizing data, trend analysis, reports, virtual inspections and by on-site visitation. Conducts monthly, virtual and in-person inspections to validate progress and to improve the overall effectiveness of the wing inspection program. Ensures representative data is collected, compliance validated and non-compliance reported for each of the four major graded areas (MGAs) and sub-graded areas during each exercise or inspection. Organizes and presents wing inspection data, trends, new and old deficiencies, corrective action plan status and any other relevant inspection related information to the Wing IG and senior wing leadership for the Wing Commander's Inspection Management Board (CIMB). Tracks and reports completion of root cause analysis and appropriate actions for unit observations and IG identified deficiencies. Monitors deficiencies and suspense dates for the wing and notifies the Wing Commander and senior leadership of deficiencies identified by subordinate organizations requiring external assistance. Identifies CCIP trends for resolution and contributes to discussions and recommendations for corrective actions, mitigating circumstances, external coordination/SAVs, audits and on-sites. Responsible for analysis, facilitation, reporting, and providing recommendations to Wing IG for process improvements, improving quality, reducing costs, and establishing appropriate process metrics and process controls by maintaining a CCIP and MICT dashboards. Administers the Wing Self-Assessment, MICT and GKS programs in the execution of wing inspections. Integrates and de-conflicts wing-level (internal) activities to reduce or avoid redundancy. Assists in the scheduling, planning and execution of inspections/exercises including short-notice and no-notice inspections/exercises at all organizational levels of the wing to include GSUs. Contributes to the development of realistic, relevant exercise scenarios and scenario objectives and participates in pre-inspection planning meetings to de-conflict scenario issues. Conducts virtual and on-site inspections/visits using appropriate inspection methods (e.g., observation, task evaluation, audit, interview and focus group). Provides "White Cell" inputs and simulation injects regarding the environment, scenario and operational ability to keep exercises and inspections on course. Conducts visits to ensure base organizations have effective self-assessment programs that fosters good communication and honest reporting. Reviews and validates the results of MICT self-assessment communicator (SACs) observations and virtual and onsite inspections/visits to determine the adequacy of scope, depth of fact finding, proper use of applicable regulation and instructions and the reasonableness of corrective action plan timelines. Compiles data, analysis, and trend reports via the Wing Commander's CCIP dashboard to advise the Wing/center Commander of wing's compliance. Manages the administration of MICT within the wing by providing training, advice and support to wing users. Assists in the development of guidance and training in the form of written instructions (Operating instructions, Air Wing Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.) and training sessions for subordinate organizations (group, squadron, other staff agencies). Establishes the training, requirements and expectations for Self-Assessment Program Managers (SAPMs) executing the self-assessment portion of the Wing CCIP. Ensures SAPMs have assigned applicable SACs to the appropriate units.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military rank and assignment in the District of Columbia Air National Guard.
  • 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.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS not authorized
  • Relocation Incentive: Incentive not authorized
  • Selected Reserve Incentive Program: Acceptance of this position will cause termination of Federal bonuses pursuant to respective Selected Reserve Incentive Programs (SRIP).
  • Minimum Military Rank: E-6/TSgt (Promotable)
  • Maximum Military Rank: E-7/MSgt

Qualifications

This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the DC Air National Guard.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:
You must meet the minimum military rank as specified in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC Air National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement
Minimum Military Rank: E-6/TSgt (Promotable)
Maximum Military Rank: E-7/MSgt
Compatible Military Assignments:

THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE REPRESENTED BY THE CONTENTS OF YOUR RESUME.
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General Experience: All series personnel must be competent at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have work experiences in technical inspection methods, principles and practices in order to recognize and resolve discrepancies. Experienced in modifying established approaches, methods, or procedures to improve data gathering and analysis techniques. Experienced in working with pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of the Inspector General Programs. Experiences included working related Inspector General programs that supported missions, identified capabilities, organizational structures, operational applications and operational techniques. Have working knowledge and skills to apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Experienced in determining or designing actions to improve operational, technical, or administrative plans and programs. Experienced in military command structures, missions, programs, and organizational relationships. Experienced in developing inspector general program goals and objectives. Experienced in establishing the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions, as related to actual events.

Education

Air National Guard Enlisted: High school diploma or General Education Development diploma (GED – Army Enlisted Only) is mandatory. The school work should include completed courses in math, English grammar and composition, speech, psychology, and general science is preferred. Completed higher education academic courses from an accredited business, civilian or military technical school, junior college, undergraduate college or university are optimum. Completed academic courses may include business management, human resources development, English grammar and composition, speech, statistics, public administration, human resources administration, organizational development, public administration, and behavioral social sciences.

Education achievements are allowed as substitutions for specialized experiences in the six program positions of Series GS-1801, General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance.

Additional information

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 ( https: www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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):

Decision Making, Mission Execution, and Oral Communication

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

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 (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: SF-50, DD-214

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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