Deputy Surface Maintenance Manager (Temporary Promotion NTE 1 Year) (Title 32)

Fort Pickett, Virginia
Jul 15, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Deputy Surface Maintenance Manager (Temporary Promotion NTE 1 Year) (Title 32), Position Description Number D1250000 and is part of the VA G4, National Guard.

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As a Deputy Surface Maintenance Manager (Title 32), GS-1601-12, you will perform the following duties:

(1) Manages, directs, coordinates, and oversees the ARNG State Surface Maintenance program. Determines goals and develop plans independently or jointly with higher management. Contributes significantly to the determination of resource needs, allocation of resources, and is accountable for their effective use. Makes or recommends organizational changes that have considerable impact, such as those involving basic structure, operating cost, and key positions. Considers a broad spectrum of factors when making decisions (or recommendations to higher level management), including such matters as employee relations, labor-management relations, and the effect on other organizations. Coordinates program efforts with other organizations or with National Guard Bureau (NGB) personnel. Assesses the impact of the organization's programs on other organizations in the state. Sets policy for the organization in such areas as determining program emphasis and operating guidelines. Understands and communicates NGB policies and priorities throughout the organization managed. Deals with human resources management policy matters affecting the entire organization, with personnel actions affecting key employees, or other staffing actions having significant impact. Delegates authority to subordinate supervisors and holds them responsible for the performance of their units.
(2) Plans and schedules work and production to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjust short-term priorities. Assigns work in consideration of employee skills and mission requirements. Exercises significant responsibilities dealing with headquarters' personnel, senior commanders, and staff officers of other units, organizations, and commands. Advises high-ranking management of functions, activities and services provided. Advises, counsels, or instructs employees on work and administrative matters. Makes and/or resolves decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors. Develops performance standards. Evaluates subordinate supervisors' work performance and serves as a reviewing official of subordinates supervisors' workers. Improves production or increases the quality of work directed. Interviews candidates and recommends appointment, promotion, or reassignment to positions in the unit. Makes or approves selections for subordinate non-supervisory positions and recommends selections for subordinate supervisory positions.
(3) Manages all aspects of the maintenance program, to include long- and short-range planning, maintenance training and proficiency, human resources direction, budgeting, etc. Formulates directives, serves on policy boards, serves on financial management committees, etc. Ensures compliance with National Maintenance Program (NMP) business procedures when scheduling and executing sustainment maintenance operations.
(4) Provides 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. Represents the state in major command conferences affecting the maintenance program. Serves as a liaison with Army Commands, NGB, DOL, Army Depots, etc., in all matters pertaining to maintenance activities.
(5) Plans and establishes maintenance policies, programs, and procedures to assure effective support of DoD (Department of Defense) and training mission requirements. Confers with commanders and staff to establish and implement maintenance policies, programs, and procedures. Establishes goals, objectives, and requirements for surface maintenance related funds.
(6) Evaluates accomplishment 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. Adjusts major scheduling of projects, as necessary, to meet changing requirements. Evaluates and ensures that results of equipment surveys and cost feasibility studies for additions or changes in the surface maintenance program are consistent with the latest technical developments and the needs of the state. Responsible for production and maintenance management analysis regarding the effective utilization of resources.
(7) Directs 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. Analyzes maintenance activity inspection reports and directs corrective action when necessary.
(8) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • 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.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • 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.


NOTE:Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume.

GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Commissioned Officers (O-3/CPT - O-4/MAJ) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Commissioned Officers (O-3/CPT - O-4/MAJ) regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

Military Grades: Commissioned Officers (O-3/CPT - O-4/MAJ)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education, or training which has provided you with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records as well as using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 36 months of specialized experience, education, or training equivalent to at least the GS-11 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • 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 applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in planning assignments.

  • Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    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):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    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: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians.

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