Wing Inspection Program Manager
Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Peoria, Illinois
No longer open

Excepted Service Permanent - Full Time

  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 20, 2016 ()
    Close: May 10, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: IL-16-134
  • Organization Details
    Air National Guard Units (Title 32)
    Department of the Air Force
  • Salary Information
    $59,246.00 - $77,019.00 Per Year
    16% below average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-11/11
  • Who Can Apply?
    US Citizens and Status Candidates
Position Summary

ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Illinois National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Illinois National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Illinois National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Duty Location: 182 AW, Peoria, IL Selecting Official: Col William Robertson Open Areas of Consideration: 1, 2, 3 The first area of consideration will be permanent and indefinite technicians on board with the 182 nd AW/264 th CBCS/169 th ASOS/182d ASOS. The second area of consideration will be individuals holding membership in the Illinois Air National Guard. The third area of consideration will be individuals eligible to acquire membership with the Illinois Air National Guard. Applicants who meet the first area of consideration will be considered before those who meet the second and/or third area of consideration. Applicants who meet the second area of consideration will be considered before those who meet the third area of consideration. Selected candidates who are not currently in a compatible military assignment, may apply. Selectee must be placed in a compatible military assignment prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee is required to cross train if not currently compatible. Compatible Military Assignments: Enlisted: 8I000





GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All series personnel must be competent at the next higher level before being eligible for that level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.  The following lists the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series:  Serves 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. Trains and manages the Wing Inspection Team, and conducts independent surveillance and evaluations of the Wing Self-Assessment program. Conducts no notice/short notice inspections, and publishes independent assessments of the Wing's long-range strategic plans, programs and capabilities. The organizational location of this position is in the Air National Guard Office of the Wing Inspector General.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-11 level:  Must have work experiences in technical inspection methods, principles and practices in order to recognize and resolve discrepancies. Experienced in modifying established approaches, methods, or procedures to improve data gathering and analysis techniques. Experienced in working with pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents which affect the use of the Inspector General Programs. Have working knowledge and skills to apply analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Experienced in military command structures, missions, programs, and organizational relationships. Experienced in developing inspector general program goals and objectives. Skilled in designing and planning difficult or comprehensive programs, advanced report writing, and experienced in developing solutions to portions of broad, important, and critical National Guard concerns, issues, or congressional matters. Skilled in the ability to plan, organize, and develop projects; make recommendations on substantive operating programs; and negotiate effectively with others to accept and implement recommendations where the proposals involve substantial resources. Experienced in completing projects, evaluations, or reports; and knowledgeable of organizational goals, guidelines, and effectiveness required to achieve intended objectives. Experienced in compiling, reconciling, and correlating data from a various sources, separate service programs, and integral record systems. Experienced in researching, cross-checking information, analyzing, and interpreting data to obtain accurate and relevant information. Skilled in analyzing uncommon and conventional problems in service activities. Work experiences involved applying knowledge of organizational operations to affect the adequacy of complex systems, programs, and strategic planning efforts and identifying criteria to measure and/or predict the execution of program or organizational goals and objectives. Experienced and skilled in collecting information, documenting data to substantiate and validate findings, facts, or violations of government policies, procedures, and instructions. TWELVE MONTHS OF THE EXPERIENCE LISTED ABOVE MUST HAVE BEEN EQUIVALENT TO THE GS-09 LEVEL.


Military Requirements ? Military skill set is determined by AFSC requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC.


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.


Other Requirements ? For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.



Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel throughout the U.S will be required
Relocation Authorized
  • No




** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties**

Plans, organizes, and executes the wing/center's IG activities of the Commander's Inspection Program (CCIP). Oversees planning and execution of the CCIP as developed from the Wing Commander, IG, and IGI guidance. Reviews and revises policies, procedures, and organization design for the wing inspection program and WIT to eliminate work problems or barriers to mission accomplishment; to promote team building; and to implement improvements in response to concerns with regulatory compliance. Identifies needs for change in organizational inspection priorities and advises the IG on required actions to implement such changes. Ensures all assigned missions and operations are inspected in accordance with published and Wing Commander guidance. As the Wing IGEMS, MICT and Gatekeeper Program Manager, ensures wing personnel maintain accounts in IGEMS and MICT and serves as the wing's Gatekeeper for scheduling and approving inspections/exercises, SAVs, audits, virtual inspections and on-site visits. Tracks benchmarked programs identified during inspections and exercises. Ensures CCIP inspection reports and individual deficiencies are entered into the appropriate programs IAW regulatory guidance. Monitors progress of continual evaluation of all wing units including geographically separate units (GSUs), if applicable, by utilizing data, trend analysis, reports, virtual inspections and by on-site visitation. Organizes and presents wing inspection data, trends, new and old deficiencies, corrective action plan status and any other relevant inspection related information to the Wing IG and senior wing leadership for the Wing Commander's Inspection Management Board (CIMB).


Administers the Wing Self-Assessment, MICT and GKS programs in the execution of wing inspections. Integrates and de-conflicts wing-level (internal) activities to reduce or avoid redundancy. Assists in the scheduling, planning and execution of inspections/exercises including short-notice and no-notice inspections/exercises at all organizational levels of the wing to include GSUs. Contributes to the development of realistic, relevant exercise scenarios and scenario objectives and participates in pre-inspection planning meetings to de-conflict scenario issues. Conducts virtual and on-site inspections/visits using appropriate inspection methods (e.g., observation, task evaluation, audit, interview and focus group). Provides "White Cell" inputs and simulation injects regarding the environment, scenario and operational ability to keep exercises and inspections on course. Conducts visits to ensure base organizations have effective self-assessment programs that fosters good communication and honest reporting. Reviews and validates the results of MICT self-assessment communicator (SACs) observations and virtual and onsite inspections/visits to determine the adequacy of scope, depth of fact finding, proper use of applicable regulation and instructions and the reasonableness of corrective action plan timelines. Compiles data, analysis, and trend reports via the Wing Commander's CCIP dashboard to advise the Wing/center Commander of wing's compliance. Manages the administration of MICT within the wing by providing training, advice and support to wing users. Provides technical guidance to the development of the self-assessment program goals, plans, policies, and procedures. Evaluates overall program effectiveness and advises ANG/IG of MICT/IGEMS and GKS errors, improvements, and future work plans. Uses compiled MICT data to recommend methods to help the wing optimize use of resources and maximize efficiency and effectiveness.


Composes, manages and leads WIT and drafts inspection reports using the IGEMS. Ensures the WIT consists of subject matter experts to conduct CCIP inspections and exercises under the authority of the Wing/center Commander. Establishes work schedules, deadlines, and inspection priorities. Determines how many inspections/exercises can be accomplished based on available manpower and resources.


Represents the Wing IG with a variety of wing and functional area organizations. Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with SAF/IG, NGB-IG, NGB staffs, ANG/IG, MAJCOM staffs, State Joint Force Headquarters, and wing leadership at all levels on matters concerning AFIS. Meets with key customers (e.g. wing leadership, local law enforcement/first responders, federal agencies such as FAA, and inspectors) and coordinating officials to assess customer satisfaction, to explain organization policy and procedures, and to resolve problems that arise. Provides or ensures that subordinates provide customer guidance and training. Identifies and participates in special projects, and initiates milestones and goals.





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