Director Of Inspections (Title 32) (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Oct 16, 2021
Oct 24, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Director Of Inspections (Title 32) (Indefinite), Position Description Number D2247000 and is part of the VA 192 FTR WG, National Guard

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As a Director of Inspections (Air) (Title 32), GS-1801-12, you perform the below duties:

1. Plans, organizes, and executes a wide range of complex activities for the wing/center Commander's Inspection Program (CCIP), and the Exercise and Inspection Program. Responsible for compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and ensuring the best interest of the Air Force and Airmen needs are met. Guides and trains wing/center personnel in inspection/exercise requirements, and assigns technical projects/tasks to team members. Provides direction and oversight of internal and external inspections, audits, evaluations, reviews and exercises to determine unit effectiveness and efficiency, and to ensure standardized, robust inspections and self-assessments are conducted. Establishes and utilizes metrics and analysis systems to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with regulatory procedures. Refines existing work methods and techniques for application to the analysis of specific issues or resolution of problems. Selects, schedules, and manages the Wing Inspection Team (WIT) in inspection execution and reporting. Directs WIT members in evaluating exercise execution and preparing exercise reports; adjusts WIT composition due to variations in inspection/exercise requirements. Oversees exercise scenarios which may include gaining major command (GMAJCOM), State and Wing exercise participants to meet GMAJCOM and/or combatant command force-wide exercise requirements. Plans and prioritizes the sequence, direction, and progress of the programs. Evaluates and interprets information from classified and unclassified sources and varies the approach inspection/exercise by adapting or modifying inspections/exercise plan development. Develops new procedures to furnish information concerning deficiencies, and ensures the efficient and effective use of resources. Reviews new legislation, emerging policies, and inspection trends to determine where policy formulation, refinement, or clarification is indicated. In coordination with ANG/IG, MAJCOM/IG and Host Wing (if applicable), directs inspections of housing units and other wing facilities under the federally mandated Wounded, Ill, and Injured (WII) program. Prepares reports which accurately document results of WII inspections, if applicable. Administers short-notice, CSAF, and congressional mandated Special Interest Item (SII)/Commander Interest Item (CII) inspections of units to ensure compliance with workplace safety, security, mission readiness, and a conducive work environment. Provides advice and recommendations to the IG and wing/center Commander regarding inspection policies, procedures, and guidelines. Conducts planned, short-notice, and no-notice exercises/inspections, and assessments. Develops new procedures that provide information concerning regarding deficiencies. Works with unit leadership to determine actual cause of issues through Root Cause Analysis (RCA) tools (e.g., manning, lack of guidance, equipment, training, etc.), and to identify valid corrective action plans. Serves as the focal point for assimilating pertinent data and information for the ANG/IG, GMAJCOM, higher headquarters (HHQ) and State IGs as required. As appropriate, develops, coordinates, and inspects local Nuclear Weapons Incident Response exercises in conjunction with GMAJCOM exercise requirements. Organizes, directs, and advocates the best practices program.
2. Develops, integrates, and directs the wing/center inspection planning activities. Manages complex programs/projects, plans, and identifies difficult issues requiring modification to existing policies or processes; performs analysis for potential mission impact; develops alternatives and/or resolutions to deficiencies; and negotiates conflicting positions to ensure consensus from senior leaders. When directed, formulates the Strategic Plan based on an assessment of Headquarters AF (HAF), GMAJCOM, National Guard Bureau (NGB) and State directives, policy, and requirements in contrast with unit resources, capabilities, and objectives and directs complex strategic planning efforts including off-site planning activities.
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.
  • You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than 22 November 2021. Per Centers for Disease Control, you are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the final dose in your vaccination series.
  • You must provide proof of vaccination, or an approved medical/religious exemption (or application) at orientation.


Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

- All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E6/TSgt - E7/MSgt) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program

Military Grades: (E6/TSgt - E7/MSgt)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience, education or training has provided the applicant with the below knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;
  • Knowledgeable of applicable laws, directives, regulations, policies, and procedures;
  • Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communications;
  • Skilled interpersonal communications, empathy, and effective listening;
  • Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;
  • Ability to communicate -orally and in writing- clearly and effectively;
  • Ability to organize thoughts, research materials, and manage case projects; and
  • Skilled in comprehending and interpreting directives and laws.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : At least 12 months of specialized experience, 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:
  • Expert knowledge of all applicable Inspector General Program principles and practices related to federal civilian, military, and National Guard, operational, administrative and technical programs. Must have experiences in planning for and executing inspector general programs and using software data systems
  • Experienced in the procedures to inspect and report on the state of discipline program efficiency and effectiveness, and readiness of military and civilian forces
  • Experiences involved work as the primary inspector general advisor with responsibilities to plan, direct, and manage inspector general programs.
  • Experienced in conducting investigations and inspections to ensure compliance with agency policies, practices, and regulations. Experienced in providing policy, guidance, oversight, and directions for the inspection programs; complaints resolution; Fraud, Waste, and Abuse; strategic plans and programs; and the Commander's Inspection Program


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 current SF50 for current Federal Employees

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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