Edgewood, Maryland
Jul 15, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT MECHANIC SUPERVISOR, Position Description Number D0734000 and is part of the MD AASF, National Guard.

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1) Planning: Plans weekly or monthly work schedules and sequence of operations.
Establishes deadlines and priorities based on established general schedules, methods and
policies. Determines skills, materials and equipment required to do the work. Participates in
the initial planning of current and future work schedules and development of budget
requests. Provides workload data, estimates, information on staffing needs, and
recommendations as the scheduling of projected work.
(2) Work Direction: Assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods,
and procedures. Instructs subordinates on new procedures or methods and provides
assistance on difficult or new problem areas. Reviews work in progress or on completion.
Makes adjustments as necessary to effectively and economically accomplish the work.
Notes and investigates work related problems and independently implements corrective
actions which can be taken without affecting work operations controlled by other
supervisors. Assures that equipment and materiel is available when needed. Coordinates
work with other units.
(3) Administration: Recommends and participates in the selection of personnel to fill
vacancies. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Sets performance requirements
and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Determines training needs of
subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees on problems.
Adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and union representatives.
Takes informal corrective action on conduct or performance problems. Initiates proposals
for disciplinary action where needed. Works to achieve the objectives of Government-wide
programs and policies, e.g., equal employment opportunity and labor management
relations. Promotes the participation of subordinates in programs such as the suggestion
program, cost reduction program, etc. Ensures that regulations governing safety and
housekeeping are observed with appropriate protective clothing and equipment being
utilized. Maintains production reports and records. Periodically reviews position descriptions
of subordinates for currency and accuracy. Initiates the detailing of subordinates to
positions other than their own. Initiates or participates in review and improvement of work
methods, organizational
features, and the structuring of positions to eliminate unnecessary positions and achieve
optimum content in those remaining.
(4) Performs the nonsupervisory work of the function as needed. (5) Implements
regulatory safety requirements and ensures that subordinates wear appropriate safety
equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions.
(6) Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections,
mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional
duties as aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, snow
removal, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of
facilities and equipment, or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural
disasters or civil emergencies.
(7) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

This position is open to On-Board Federal Technicians of the Maryland National Guard only. Applicants must submit current copies of their SF-50 to verify eligibility. This is a temporary promotion, selectee will be returned to their previous position once incumbent returns, 31 May 2022.
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. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96)
of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a
qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and
customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful
accomplishment of the mission.
4. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be
5. The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You
are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by
legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.


Military Grades: Warrant Officer/ Enlisted

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training which demonstrates that the candidate has the ability to organize assignments for subordinates, estimate material and manpower needed for specific jobs; able to explain manuals and work procedures; and to prepare production records, work records and reports.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : In addition to the journeyman level knowledge, experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel. Experience which required the review of work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines. Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function. Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes. Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position,

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

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 .

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): The incumbent of this position plans and distributes work to subordinates on a weekly basis; explains work requirements; recommends individuals for vacancies, promotions or reassignments; counsels employees and adjusts informal complaints and grievances with workers and union representatives; and maintains production reports and establishes performance standards.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

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.

2. Other supporting documents: This position is open to On-Board Federal Technicians of the Maryland National Guard only. Applicants must submit current copies of their SF-50 to verify eligibility.

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.