Director of Inspections (National Guard Membership Required)
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Camp Murray, Washington
No longer open

Indefinite - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 12, 2016 ()
    Close: April 27, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: WAAF 16-072 669445
  • Organization Details
    Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $75,925.00 - $98,702.00 Per Year
    7% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-12/12
  • Who Can Apply?
    US Citizens and Status Candidates
Position Summary

Director of Inspections (National Guard Membership Required) Location: 194 WING, Camp Murray, WA Appointment Type: Indefinite PD Number: D2247000 Series/Grade: GS-1801-12 Salary Range: $75,925.00-$98,702.00 Security Clearance: Secret PCS Expenses: *Not Authorized* Advertise As: OFFICER Membership in the National Guard is Required: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Washington National Guard as a condition of employment. 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 at the required military grade listed if the position is open to "Nationwide" under the Areas of Consideration section below. The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days citizen soldiers have joined for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join the National Guard and serve your nation, your state, and your community! Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm EST on: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Please refer to How to Apply section for required documents. Non-Bargaining Areas of Consideration: This position is in the Federal Service under the authority of 32 U.S.C. 709 Area B - In-state Excepted: All participating members of the Washington Air National Guard. Area C - In-service Excepted: All presently employed permanent excepted technicians, indefinite excepted technicians, and AGR members with excepted technician reemployment rights to the Washington Air National Guard. *This is an indefinite position. If an individual employed in the excepted civil service accepts this position, he/she will receive an indefinite appointment. If a Reduction-In-Force occurs the indefinite appointee will have no reemployment rights to his/her former position or any other position. If funding level and employee manning levels permit, incumbent may be converted to permanent technician status without further competition.


General Experience:
All series personnel must be competent at the GS-11 level before being eligible for the GS-12 level. An applicant should have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of an Inspection Program Manager, and have served as the Wing Program Manager for the Inspector General Evaluation Management System, Management Internal Control Toolset, and Air Force Gatekeeper software programs or most current automated systems.

Specialized Experience:
GS-12 level should have 36 months of experience, education, or training that demonstrates the ability to follow directions, to read, understand, and retain a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. In addition to high analytical abilities, must have 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.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.

--Knowledge of a wide range of complex inspection principles, concepts, and practices in order to recognize and resolve discrepancies; and modify established approaches, methods, or procedures to improve data gathering and analysis techniques.

-- Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources for the wing; and of the mission, capabilities, organizations and operations of the Inspector General.

-- Knowledge of a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and the improvement of critical wing-level plans and programs. Knowledge of military command structure, missions, programs, and organizational relationships and program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions as related to actual events.

-- Knowledge of the various command entities involved in overall planning and execution of operations and evaluations.

-- Skill in designing and conducting comprehensive or intensive programs, and developing solutions to portions of broad, important, and critical wing operational and contingency areas.

-- Ability to plan, organize, and develop projects; make recommendations on substantive operating programs; develop new methods or procedures, and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial resources.

-- Ability to adapt precedents or existing strategies to meet unusual needs, special demands, and determine feasible solutions to meet mission requirements.

Education Requirements:
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The degree work should include completed academic courses in business management, English grammar and composition, speech, statistics, public administration, human resources administration, organizational development, public administration, behavioral social sciences, and psychology.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Not applicable.
(Proof of education must be submitted with application packet)

-Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the AFSC to apply or be considered for selection. Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain AFSC within 1 year of appointment action.

-Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

-2 years IG training preferred.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • As required for job training or mission requirements.
Relocation Authorized
  • No

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. 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. Manages the integration of multi-disciplinary resources necessary to support wing/ center tasks and projects. Identifies future resource needs (to include facilities, equipment, and personnel), and implements strategies to support future inspections/exercise plans and projects. Coordinates with ANG/IG and GMAJCOM/IG to secure resources and funding to support Staff Assistance Visits (SAVs), Inspector Augmentees (IA) and on-site visits. Performs thorough analysis of unit capabilities versus inspection requirements to determine the most efficient exercise and inspection scenarios which minimize costs and maximize unit readiness. Orients the CCIP to focus on commander's objectives, and incorporates/confirms corrective action plan completion into the inspection plan. Formulates and executes inspection/exercise scenarios relevant to the primary mission of the wing/center and the surrounding environment, as well as in conjunction with NGB and State exercise planners to meet GMAJCOM, State and combatant command force-wide exercise requirements. Weighs cost, resources, feedback, and desired outcome to develop inspection/exercise scenarios. Represents the IG with a variety of wing, functional area, local community, state and federal organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.

BENEFITS The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

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  1. Males born after December 31, 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service Systems to be employed by the Federal Government.
  2. Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.
  3. Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
  4. Veteran?s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).
  5. All new technicians are subject to a one year trial/probationary period IAW 32 USC 709.

EQUALOPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.

Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

*Baseline physical*

An employment physical may be required within 90 days of employment per OSHA regulation and NGB. This physical will be used to determine fitness and eligibility for continued employment.
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