Unit Deployment Manager

Department of Defense Lackland AFB, TX
* Duties

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The primary purpose of this position is to function as the Unit Deployment Manager ensuring assigned personnel are qualified and ready to meet Air Expeditionary Force requirements.

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* Plans, organizes, and oversees all unit level deployment activities.

* Performs analysis activities.

* Provides technical guidance and recommendations to senior leadership regarding unit deployment program.

* Ensures personnel and equipment readiness.

* Coordinates all readiness training and monitors unit members deployment eligibility with the assistance from additional duty unit deployment managers, as appropriate.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship Required.

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.

* Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

* PCS expenses will not be paid.

* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.

* This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.

* Disclosure of Political Appointments.

* The incumbent will be required to complete mandatory UDM training to include IDS/LOGMOD training, AEF Reporting Tool (ART) training, and Pallet Build-Up/Hazardous Cargo Preparation training.

* Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

* This position may be designated mission essential based on local conditions. Mission essential personnel report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release.

* Incumbent may be required to work other than normal duty hours to include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

* Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.

* This position is a "Key" position. It cannot be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without impairing the capability of the organization to- function effectively.

* Unless an alternate can be designated to perform the duties of this position during wartime, the incumbent of this "Key" position must be screened from military recall status.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-07, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes using established guidance, develops and implements home station military workload mitigation plans to maximize deployable capability; Reviewing implications of wartime and exercise plans in relation to units' available resources to determine ability to meet specified taskings; Reviewing all deployable related documents for applicable equipment and personnel tasking and identifying the units total deployment requirements to meet mission requirements; and Analyzing the combat capability of unit through intensive evaluation of training, equipment status, manning, and unit supervision.


EDUCATION: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as Program Management, Emergency Management, Logistics Management, Military Science, or relative field of study. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.


LL.B. or J.D., if related. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.


COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-07 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-09 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of methods, procedures, and skills in evaluating and performing deployment operations to identify and meet deployment requirements.

2. Knowledge of a wide range of federal and agency deployment/mobilization concepts, principles, practices, procedures, regulations, and laws applicable to the full range of UDM management responsibilities.

3. Knowledge of established safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws, and regulations related to the safety program, risk assessment methods, and techniques for evaluating occupational safety and health risks.

4. Knowledge of federal planning policy and guidance to include publications applicable to the functional area.

5. Ability to identify, analyze, and translate complex information, make appropriate judgments, and evaluate options concerning unit readiness.

6. Ability to recognize the inter-relationships of various aspects of operating programs to integrate and analyze information to evaluate overall program status.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.