Deputy Director of Logistics Engineering and Force Protection

Langley AFB, Virginia
Jun 21, 2019
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time


As the Deputy Director of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, the incumbent leads the Directorate civilian force development and provides senior leader perspective for the entire A4 civilian workforce.

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Serves as the primary Deputy and ACC/A4 (A4) surrogate providing Senior Executive Service (SES) leadership for the Directorate and direction for all A4 functions including formulating military and civilian organizational policy. Incumbent translates top Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF) and Commander, Air Combat Command (COMACC) strategic priorities and goals into actionable tasks and leads the A4 teams making these priorities and goals a reality. Exercises control over 738 military, civilian and contractor personnel. Assists the Director in exercising an annual budget of over $177M and substantially influences an annual budget of $5.5B. Incumbent provides program advice to the Director ensuring senior leader continuity and corporate knowledge. Incumbent provides direction to the workforce regarding the overall ACC mission to include developing short, intermediate and long-range plan options, identifying resources needed and deciding on or advising the Director on appropriate alternatives to meet changing mission requirements.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be offered
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Mobility is a condition of employment and appointment for SES members will be required to sign a Reassignment Rights and Obligations Agreement
  • Selected candidate must file a Executive Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978
  • Position requires travel under conditions specified in the DoD Joint Travel Regulations. Incumbent is expected to travel on short notice to attend high-level meetings.
  • Position may require incumbent to be available for other than normal duty hours to include weekends to support exercises and crisis planning.
  • An initial SES career appointment becomes final only after the individual successfully completes a 2-year probationary period.


Eligibility will be based upon a clear showing the applicant has training, education and experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry-out the duties of the position. Candidates must exemplify the corporate perspective, leadership vision, broad experience and character needed in the SES corps not only to satisfy the immediate vacancy, but future vacancies which will occur in a variety of organizations, functions and locations.

In addition, DoD requires an Enterprise Perspective. The individual must possess a broad point of view and an awareness and understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives should demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required--this information should be embedded within the application package (Resume (not to exceed (5) pages) and Technical Qualifications (not to exceed a combined total of (2) pages).

A. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs) : A supplemental statement must be submitted separately addressing each TQ. TQs must provide specific examples that address relevant experience and accomplishments. Applicants should focus on recent experience, education, and training, as some Recruitment Panel and Executive Resources Board members may consider experience that's over 10 years old to be outdated. Applicants must reflect superior technical qualifications demonstrated through leadership and management in the following:

1. Demonstrate strategic level experience leading large organizations with multi-functional disciplines, to include superior knowledge and operational experience in aircraft maintenance, munitions, and logistics with familiarity in civil engineering and force protection.
2. Executive level leadership and experience in setting and managing priorities, formulating enterprise-wide logistics policies and procedures, providing strategic oversight and recommendations, and developing controls and metrics to balance competing requirements.


There is no education requirement for this position.

Additional information

Section 1109 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 permits a qualified individual to be given an initial appointment into the Senior Executive Service (SES) within the Department of Defense (DoD) without being subject to the certification of Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Qualifications Review Board (QRB).A career SES appointment made under this authority does not guarantee that you will be eligible to transfer to another career SES appointment outside of the DoD without the need for you to compete. Other Federal agencies may require you to submit ECQs to OPM's QRB prior to your appointment in that agency.This position is not covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

U.S. Citizenship: You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.

Veterans' Preference: Veterans' preference is not applicable to the SES.

Air Force's Senior Leader Orientation Course (SLOC): Attendance is generally required within 12 months of appointment, subject to course availability.

Post-Government Restrictions: This position may be subject to the post-government employment restrictions of Sections 207(a) and (f) of Title 18, United States Code.

Active Duty Military Members: On resume, indicate when you are eligible for retirement. Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

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.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit:

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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.

Applications will be evaluated against the qualifications requirements.

Candidates will be evaluated for this position by a screening panel composed of a diverse mix of senior executives and/or general officers selected for organizational and/or functional backgrounds relevant to this position. The panel discusses each application and reaches consensus as to the Best Qualified, Qualified or Not Qualified candidates. Only the Best Qualified candidates will be interviewed. The panel will then make a recommendation of those Best Qualified candidates who should be referred to the selecting official, in priority order. Final selection is contingent upon the Air Force Executive Resources Board and the Under SecAF approval.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

To receive full consideration, each applicant must submit the documents in the format as designated.
Packages that do not include all of the required documents or meet format requirements will not be forwarded for consideration.

The Qualifications Documents must be formatted using Times New Roman, size 12 font, with 1-inch margins. Do not use borders, provide photos, or list a Social Security Number on any of the Qualifications Documents.
A. A resume-based application method will be used. This position does not allow submission of a traditional ECQ narrative. Instead, applicants are required to submit a resume, not to exceed (5) pages, that shows possession of the ECQs.(See preferred format below)
B. Mandatory Technical Qualifications Statement addressing each of the TQs (Limit 2 pages total).**(e.g. does not mean 2 pages per MTQ.) Your MTQs must not exceed a combined total of 2 pages **
C. Most recent completed Performance Appraisal or Performance Report.
D. Most recent Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, noting your current position, grade level and salary level (applies only to current or former civilian government employee).
E. (Optional): Race and National Origin Identification, SF-181 -- Form available at
F. (Optional): Self-Identification of Handicap, SF-256 -- Form available at

DO NOT SUBMIT ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Extraneous materials such as copies of position descriptions, award certificates and transmittal letters will not be forwarded for review.

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