Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) BASE SERVICES SPECIALIST in Savannah, Georgia

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This position is for a Base Services Specialist, Position Description Number D2042000 located at an Air National Guard Flying Wing, Mission Support Group, within the Force Support Squadron at the 165th FSS, Garden City, GA.

This is a full-time, Excepted Permanent, dual status position which requires Georgia Air National Guard Membership.

Area of Consideration:Open Nationwide to current Enlisted military service members (Active Duty, Reserve, and the National Guard) in the rank of E7/MSGT- E8/SMGT, eligible for immeadieate enlistment into the Georgia Air National Guard.

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As a Base Services Specialist, GS-0301-11, you will:

Ensure Services combat readiness is achieved through the analysis, supervision, development, and implementation of Base Services programs, missions, functions, activities, and events.

Provide technical guidance and recommendations regarding program operations and effectiveness to squadron commander on a daily basis.

Prepare, manage, and maintain a comprehensive annual budget and related contracts for Services training, equipment, and supplies, as well as official travel within the Operations and Maintenance (O&M;) and Military Personnel (MILPERS) appropriations.

Maintain close working relationship with, and provides liaison between, squadron commander, wing senior leadership, active duty host, NGB/A1S, and gaining MAJCOM for management of manpower, budget, training, deployment, and coordination of Base Services programs. Provides technical guidance to wing, GSUs, and host Services personnel concerning all Services programs and customer support. Manages and ensures effective accomplishment of all administrative functions for customer support activities.

Plan, coordinate, monitor, and document Services training activities for Unit Training Assemblies (UTAs) and annual training (AT) periods. Evaluates annual training exercises, UTAs, and other Services support requirements for potential amendment or revision to flight training programs.

Develop directives, plan, and program relative to Services of MAJCOM-gained resources. Implements Services plans, training, and programs throughout wing/GSUs and coordinates initiatives between higher echelons, lateral organizations, and host.

Administer, monitor, and document wing Private Organizations, Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF), and Unit Welfare Funds. Maintains files for Private Organizations and ensures financial statements, documents, records, and procedures comply with Air Force Instructions/Regulations. Briefs chain-of-command on program requirements, including definitions, types, roles and responsibilities, establishment, operation, and dissolution procedures.

Manage the Unit Welfare Funds (UWF) and ensures disbursements, accounting, and auditing procedures are accomplished in accordance with established policies.

Accomplish constructive and documented review of program deficiencies, coordinates or directs appropriate corrective actions and provides progress reports via the chain-of-command.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • Requirements


Conditions of Employment
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state drivers license.

Each applicant must fully substantiate (in her/his own words) that they meet the requirements of the specialized experience listed below; otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this vacancy. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. IF YOU DO THIS YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THE VACANCY. Please ensure that you have included beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

Military Grades: Min: E7/MSGT Max: E8/SMGT

Compatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 3F171.

General Experience: Must possess experience which provided a general knowledge of principles of organization, management, and administration. Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience: Candidate must have 36 months specialized experience in program or managerial experience in a type of work or a combination of functions directly related to the position to be filled or in comparable work or functions. Experience developing and recommending policy; organizing and carrying out specific programs, evaluating and recommending changes in methods of operations. Experience in supervisory, staff or technical work which included study, analysis or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of managerial or administrative policies, practices and procedures. Experience preparing written communications and oral presentations.

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 (

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.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.

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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):

Comprehensive knowledge of the full suite of Base Services programs including Prime Readiness in Base Services (RIBS), Subsistence and Food Services, Lodging, Mortuary Affairs, Private Organizations and Non-Appropriated Funds, Home Community Care, Dining Social Club, and Fitness Center management to evaluate, plan, and direct support for federal, state, and local missions. Knowledge must incorporate principles, concepts, and methodologies, which affect the integration of internal/external program support resources to accomplish assignments, and/or improve the effectiveness or efficiency of operations. Incumbent must use discretion to weigh the impact of variables such as cost, critical personnel qualifications, equipment availability, and other issues that influence the course of actions taken in resolving questions and issues, and in fulfilling commitments levied or proposed by higher authorities.

Knowledge of readiness reporting procedures, policies, and directives to ensure timely, relevant, and accurate delivery of required information to higher headquarters.

Knowledge and skill in the use of web-based, integrated, or stand-alone computer programs and software applications to evaluate and report readiness information, draft and develop program documentation, initiate or approve special orders requests and requirements, brief and depict program operating characteristics, and ensure the effective deployment of tasked personnel.

Skill and ability to review, analyze, and assess previous exercises, contingencies, and precedents to sustain Services combat readiness and deliver relevant mission capabilities to the area of responsibility. Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies, which affect the use of program and related resources to provide authoritative advice to senior staff and to facilitate mission/program accomplishment.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Knowledge and skill in using numerous and dissimilar on-line and off-line software in support of various assigned programs and to develop new work methods, structures, procedures for administering program services and support.

Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve program-related issues, challenges, or problems. Skill and ability to use statistical and forecasting methods to formulate program management policies, procedures, and continuity. Overall ability to examine divergent information and data and convert it to coherent instructions and checklists; strong knowledge of computer operations, software applications, and systems management.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance


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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.
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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How to Apply

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.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

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Agency contact information
Samuel Cherry

(678) 569-5715



GA 165th FSS 1401 Robert B Miller Jr Dr Garden City, GA 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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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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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: 03/13/2018 to 04/03/2018

Salary: $61,218 to $79,586 per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 11

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent