Air AGR 20-13 Command and Control Operations

Job Number: 2013

Wage/Grade: E5/SSgt

Location: Selfridge

Opening Date: 20191120

Closing Date: 20191210

Additional Information:

MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
ng.mi.miarng.mbx.air-agr@mail.mil

AIR NATIONAL GUARD

ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 20-13 TOUR LENGTH:  INITIAL TOUR FOUR YEARS / CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS
OPENING DATE: 20 NOV 2019 CLOSING DATE: 10 DEC 2019
POSITION TITLE: COMMAND AND CONTROL OPERATIONS

POSITION GRADE: E5/SSGT

POSITION AFSC: 1C351

ASVAB SCORES:  M:     A: 55    G:57  E:     IAW AFECD DUAL APTITUDE (AND)

LOCATION: 127TH SELFRIDGE, MI

COMMAND POST

 

 

 

WHO CAN APPLY:

 AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) EMPLOYEES OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD

MINIMUM GRADE E3/A1C

*MAXIMUM GRADE E5/SSgt

 AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD

MINIMUM GRADE E3/A1C

*MAXIMUM GRADE E5/SSgt

 AREA 3: OPEN TO THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD

MINIMUM GRADE E3/A1C

*MAXIMUM GRADE E5/SSgt

 (PRIOR MILITARY MEMBERS NEED TO SUBMIT DD 214 OR NGB 22 TO VERIFY ELIGIBILITY)

PER ANGI 36-101 ANY APPLICANT SELECTED WHO DOES NOT POSSESS THE AFSC, MUST SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO RETRAIN

 Enlisted Airmen who apply for a position which would cause an overgrade MUST indicate in writing a willingness to be administratively reduced in grade in accordance with ANGI 36-2503, Administrative Demotion of Airmen. Acceptance of demotion MUST be in writing and included in the application package.

 

POSITION INFORMATION

Specialty Summary.

This position is located in the Wing Command Post (Command and Control Section) of a KJC-135 Air Refueling Wing. The unit supports wing aerial refueling missions involving USAF, AFRES, and ANG flying units involving numerous types of military and military training missions. The types of missions and aircraft supported include every type and variety of air refuelable aircraft in the Air Force inventory, including fighters, heavy aircraft, and tactical bombers. This position plays and integral part in mission scheduling, mission planning, involving aircraft and aircrews, as well as contact with aircraft during the mission. This position carries out essential duties of the wing on a 24/7 basis as the Wing Command Post, monitoring and carrying out duties involved with base wide security, emergency aircrew recall, the base Crisis Reaction Team, and similar duties critical to the conduct of the mission assigned to the wing. Manages and performs activities within fixed ground, mobile and airborne command and control (C2) facilities such as installation and expeditionary command posts (CP), operations centers, rescue coordination centers, and Combatant Command and Major Command (COCOM/MAJCOM) command centers. Provides command, control, communications, and information support throughout the full spectrum of operations to include peacetime, emergency and disaster situations, crisis, contingency and war. Receives and relays C2 instructions and records; collects, processes, and submits manual and automated data products. Disseminates time-sensitive critical information to senior leaders and support agencies. Establishes procedures for operational reports and defense readiness reporting systems. Reports international treaty compliance information. Uses communications systems and consoles to affect positive control of assigned forces and weapons systems. Supports chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE), and conventional warning and reporting activities. Ensures compliance with operations center and C2 Operations policies and procedures. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 125000. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transmits instructions to aircrews and support assets to coordinate launch, recall, execution, and terminating missions in support of operational events. Maintains certification in the Emergency Action Procedures (EAP) of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), Unified Commands, Air Mobility Command (AMC), United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), and National Guard Bureau (NGB). Learn and retain for instant recall and reference, a considerable body of knowledge related to EAP. In a minimum of time and without error, controllers must be able to copy, decode, validate, process and relay the message to appropriate personnel and complete checklist actions in response to any tasking received from HHQ. Establishes priority of actions based on a variety of situations, and uses judgement to resolve multiple tasking received simultaneously. Controls movement and status of the alert force, and coordinates alert force requirements with key base agencies such as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) tower, Central Security Control (CSC), Maintenance Operations Center (MOC), and Fire Department. Serves as the key point of contact on all matters concerning crews, aircraft, the alert facility, Crisis Action Team (CAT), and the Command Post. Provides a variety of briefings to the CAT and the alert force. Responds to numerous quick response situations initiating Quick Reaction Checklists (QRCs). Utilizes a variety of communications security (COMSEC) documents in accomplishing the mission. Utilizes numerous voice and record communications systems as the primary link between the Wing Commander, CAT and HHQ to accomplish command and control duties and responsibilities. Advises the commander of recommended command and control actions during operational events. Accomplishes recall of the CAT and wing personnel as directed by the commander or HHQ.
  • Gathers information for Operational Reporting (OPREP) regarding significant events or incidents involving personnel and wing assets that require reporting to HHQ, Contingency Operations, significant peacetime events, and state emergency situations. Advises the commander on reporting requirements. Categorizes events to determine the level of notification required. Prepares, determines classification and precedence, numbers, records, and releases reports via voice and record copy. Evaluates and interprets situations which would require multiple reports to be submitted on events that are on going. Reviews and updates information in required MAJCOM databases to reflect status of aircraft and crews. Convenes voice reporting conferences and determines who should be included in said conferences. Responsible for submission of OPREP reports for wing agencies and tenant units. Incumbents maintain certification in this area.
  • Dictates which methodology and systems are to be used in tracking diverse aircraft mission movement. Selects and submits numerous mission movement reports in support of wing and HHQ tasking. Data provided by the controller must be properly formatted and error free to interface with HHQ flight management systems. Interprets and coordinates mission changes with on base and HHQ. Evaluates and interprets mission changes which would require multiple reports to be submitted. Coordinates high priority missions with the CAT and HHQ. Coordinates on base support for wing and transient aircraft as a result of mission movement reports. Provides information to aircrews concerning clearances to operate aircraft, weather and field conditions, divert airfield status, and pertinent operating and procedural instructions. Controls the movement of aircraft on the unit’s ramp. Alerts aircrews to meet mission requirements in response to HHQ tasking. Receives arrival and departure messages making queries concerning overdue aircraft and notifying the appropriate authorities. Monitors primary crash phone system, and activates and transmits emergency information on secondary crash circuits as required. Incumbents maintain certification in this area.Ensures proper use and control of resources and classified material. Develops and evaluates C2 Operations processes. Performs self-assessments. Ensures operational readiness and adherence to standards. Recommends actions to correct C2 Operations procedural deficiencies. Maintains and disseminates local and worldwide current and forecasted weather to include watches, advisories and warnings to installation populace and aerospace resources. Ensures existing directives for executing and controlling assigned forces are understood and properly applied. Prepares and submits operational, defense readiness, international treaty, and aerospace asset reports. Analyzes and disseminates information derived from operational and defense readiness reports. Establishes procedures for operational and defense readiness reporting to include developing procedures, maintaining databases, training personnel, and conducting staff assistance visits. Ensures reported data is current and accurate. Operates and monitors voice, data, and alerting systems. Develops operating instructions directing CP and lateral agency C2 activities. Develops, maintains, and initiates quick reaction checklists supporting situations such as suspected or actual sabotage, nuclear incidents, natural disasters, aircraft accidents or incidents, evacuations, dispersal, and aerospace anomalies. Receives and disseminates time-critical information to and from the commander to internal and external agencies during daily operation, natural disasters and wartime and contingency operations to affect positive control of assigned forces and weapons systems. Coordinates actions to ensure prompt response during disaster operations (pre, trans, and post), including immediate activation and recall of all resources and participating agencies and organizations. Monitors actions to preserve life, minimize damage, and restore operations following natural disasters (trans and post), accidents, wartime attacks, and military operations other than war. Coordinates, directs, and monitors actions to allow continuation or restoration of vital functions and operations. Maintains operational status displays. Maintains proficiency in C2 systems and aircraft flight following and mission management systems such as, but not limited to, Unit Level/Command and Control (UL/UC2) Systems and Global Decision Support System (GDSS). Establishes manpower, communications, equipment, and facility requirements. Maintains Communications Security (COMSEC) to include receiving, safeguarding, utilizing, inventorying, issuing and destroying COMSEC material. Maintains C2 Operations personnel, information, operations, computer, emission, industrial and physical security programs. Performs administrative actions. Compiles and maintains entry authority list. Coordinates and provides input to installation support plans. Maintains directives and daily events log. Specialty Qualifications:
  • Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: Air Force organization and administration; EM the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Air Force Incident Management System (AFIMS); C2 data systems and reporting; automated data processing equipment use, capabilities, and limitations; techniques of presenting data; data collection procedures and summary techniques; purpose of command post for preparing, executing, and controlling assigned forces; emergency actions and directives; command weapon systems movement and transfer procedures; encode, decode; and authorization procedures used by command of assignment.
  • Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school is mandatory.
  • Training. For award of the AFSC 1C331, completion of the Command and Control Operations Apprentice Course is mandatory.
  • Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated: 3.4.1. 1C351. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1C331. Also, experience in functions such as handling automated operational data, controlling input and output data from automated C2 Operations systems using data processing devices, and communication operations.
  • 1C371. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1C351. Also, experience performing or supervising functions of C2operations.
  • 1C391. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1C371. Also, experience managing and directing C2 Operations functions.
  • Other. The following are mandatory as indicated: 3.5.1. For entry into this specialty: 3.5.1.1. See attachment 4 for additional entry requirements.
  • Must pass Reading Aloud Test as defined in current version of Medical Standards Directory (MSD).
  • Certification by a Command Post Superintendent that the applicant is recommended and approved for entry and training into 1C3XX by the AFCFM IAW AFMAN, Command Posts. NOTE: This requirement applies to retraining applicants only.
  • Retrainees are only accepted IAW the following: E-1 through E-5 (no TIS restrictions), E-6 (less than 10 years TIS), SNCOs are not accepted.
  • For entry, award and retention of theseAFSCs: 3.5.2.1.
  • No record of psychiatric hospitalization.
  • No history or evidence of chronic mental health disorder, substance use disorder, or other significant chronic disorders by a licensed health care provider.
  • Must have an S1 profile (for PULHES clearance)
  • For award, and retention of these AFSCs: 3.5.3.1. Must maintain certification according to AFI 10-207.
  • Must maintain local network access IAW AFI 17-130, Cybersecurity Program Management and AFMAN 17-1301, Computer Security.
  • Specialty requires routine access to Top Secret material or similar environment.
  • Completion of a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) according to AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management.
  • Reclassified and/or retraining personnel may enter the career field with a Secret clearance.
  • For retention of this specialty:
  • Must maintain S1 profile.
  • NOTE: Award of the 3-skill level without an adjudicated Tier 3 or Tier 5 investigation is authorized provided an interim Secret clearance has been granted according to AFI 31-501

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION

HOW TO APPLY:  Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: ng.mi.miarng.mbx.air-agr@mail.mil

1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).

 2. AT A MINIMUM, YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

     a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.

     b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.

     c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).

     d. Please combine all documents into one PDF file.

 3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: TSgt Stephanie Bagley 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications.

NOTES

EEO POLICYThe management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.

ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101

1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.

2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty.  Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.

3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.

4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.

5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.

6. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.

7. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.