Army National Guard Units SURFACE MAINTENANCE MANAGER in Topeka, Kansas
Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MANAGER, Position Description Number PDD1249000 and is part of the KS Joint Forces Headquarters, National Guard. Responsibilities As a SURFACE MAINTENANCE MANAGER, GS-1601-13, you will provide management direction, control, and accountability for ARNG surface maintenance programs and activities and determine goals and develop plans independently or jointly with higher management. Contribute significantly to the determination of resource needs, allocation of resources, and is accountable for their effective use. Make or recommend organizational changes that have considerable impact, such as those involving basic structure, operating cost, and key positions. Plan and schedule work and production to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities. Exercise significant responsibilities dealing with headquarters' personnel, senior commanders, and staff officers of other units, organizations, and commands. Evaluate subordinate supervisors' work performance and serve as a reviewing official of subordinates supervisors' workers. Improve production or increase the quality of work directed. Formulate directives, serves on policy boards, serves on financial management committees, etc. Provide technical and administrative advice to the Director of Logistics (DOL), commanders, and various staff officers regarding the surface maintenance programs, fiscal matters, organizational planning, and staffing for all levels of maintenance. Plan and establish maintenance policies, programs, and procedures to assure effective support of DoD (Department of Defense) and training mission requirements. Evaluate accomplishments of the surface maintenance program to ensure systems and programs are functioning properly; effective utilization and maintenance of equipment; and that projects are accomplished within established deadlines. Adjust major scheduling of projects, as necessary, to meet changing requirements. Direct inspections of operating activities to determine the condition of required facilities, the effectiveness of maintenance activities in support of programs, and to ensure coordination between such activities. Develop the maintenance financial requirement portion of the logistics budget for submission to the Program, Budget and Accounting committee (PBAC). Ensure funds are obligated in accordance with the state budget plan. Conduct staff conferences to outline priorities and collaborate on budget impacts caused by increased costs, changes in programs and facilities, mission/weapons system changes, and requirements for new facilities or facility remodeling, etc. This position is expected to independently manage, direct, control, plan, and coordinate the operations of the ARNG State Surface Maintenance organization. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Military Grades: O4 through O5 Compatible Military Assignments: Immaterial GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records. Experience using computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 36 months experience in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in planning assignments. Experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, etc. Experience in determination of resource needs, allocation of resources, and budgeting/funding needs. Experience in human resources management policy matters affecting the entire organization, with personnel actions affecting key employees to include experience coordinating work forces and resources and negotiating with management or clients concerning problems. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: COVID-19 VACCINATION: As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before receiving an official job offer with the agency. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second shot in a two-dose series, or two weeks after a single-shot series. Education 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.