The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win
in air, space and cyberspace.
To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
RECRUITMENT IS RESTRICTED TO APPLICANTS IN THE LOCAL COMMUTING AREA OF RAF ALCONBURY , UNITED KINGDOM .
This position may be a drug testing designated position in which case, the incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment and participation in random drug testing.
WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**
Air Force Employee ( Current Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional, or Excepted Service Schedule A, Non-Temporary Employees)
DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)
Excepted Service Family Member for Overseas Employment
Family Member Preference for Overseas Employment
Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
U.S. Citizenship Required
Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
Additional Duty Location Info:
1 vacancy - RAF Alconbury, AE United Kingdom
Qualifications and Evaluations
- The primary purpose of this position is: To serve as the primary point of contact to the squadron commander/director for all administrative support programs such as task management, Government Travel Card (GTC) program, drug demand reduction program, health care program, fitness program, Government Purchase Card (GPC) program, safety program, Automated Data Processing Equipment (ADPE) accounts, security program, supply program, civilian timecard program, etc.
- Directly assists the commander/director in the management of all administrative support program functions.
- Serves as the resident subject matter expert for all mandated administrative support programs.
- Serves as a unit liaison to the military and civilian personnel offices.
- Performs other clerical and administrative work in support of the office/organization.
One year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS-05 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of creditable specialized experience include: Knowledge of an extensive body of policies and procedures governing the overall unit administrative and orderly room operations. Knowledge of various steps and procedures needed to perform duties, to ensure all actions are accomplished and if problems exist, to identify other alternatives as needed.
To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:
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 the organizational and functional responsibilities and operations of an organization.
2. Knowledge of various office automation software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operations and produce a variety of documents such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs.
3. Skill in fact-finding, problem analysis, problem resolutions, and development of concrete action plans to solve problems.
4. Ability to gather, analyze and present facts, communicate effectively, using tact and courtesy and possess the ability to plan, organize work, and meet deadlines.
5. Ability to plan and organize management programs and functions of an organization.
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.
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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 CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Work may occasionally require travel away from normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review of your application. Your resume must reflect the experience you identified on the questionnaire. HR Specialists use your responses to the questionnaire, along with your resume and supporting documentation, to determine if you meet regulatory appointment authority and qualifications as listed in this vacancy announcement. If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here .
Important Overseas Information: Applicants interested in applying for overseas locations please click here to review important information regarding exceptional family member program.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants) : Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Incentives : Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.
90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
How To Apply
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, February 04, 2011
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is KP432060. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 .
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire
2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.
PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here :
Online Application (Questionnaire)
Resume (must included beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)
Military Spouse/Family Preference for Overseas Employment - You must submit a copy of PCS Orders (if your name is not reflected on the orders you must provide a copy of your marriage license) , and area clearance or command sponsorship letter. Additionally, verification of Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) status will be required for positions located in Japan and Korea.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here :
Eligibility Documentation, SF50, DD214, etc.
Transcripts, if qualifying based on education or positive education series
If you are faxing any documents, click here for the official cover sheet to print. The fax number is 478-757-3144
Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Air Force Personnel Center
OR TDD WITHIN SAN ANTONIO AREA 565-2276
PLEASE FAX TO 478-757-3144
DO NOT MAIL OR EMAIL CALL ONLY, TX 11111
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.