Havre de Grace, Maryland
Jan 19, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Full Time

As the Deputy Surface Maintenance Manager, GS-1601-12, you will perform the following duties:

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.

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.

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.

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, the NGB, DOL, Army Depots, etc., in all matters pertaining to maintenance activities.

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.

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.

Serves as program manager for surface maintenance funds. Develops the maintenance financial requirement portion of the logistics budget for submission to the Program, Budget and Accounting committee (PBAC). Ensures funds are obligated in accordance with the state budget plan. Advises and directs others regarding surface maintenance related funds.

Performs other duties as assigned.


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.

This is a Financial Management Level Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, subtitle F-financial management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.

Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.

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.

Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.

May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.

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: O3-O4 / CW3-CW5

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.

Quality of Experience - Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.


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 .