Logistics Management Specialist (ILSM)

Department Of Transportation Oklahoma City, OK
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Serves as a professional Logistician, Integrated Logistics Support Manager (ILSM) assigned to the FAA Logistics Center, ensuring an integrated logistics support program for assigned NAS systems to be integrated into the FAALC and maintained and/or managed by the Logistics Center.

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Incumbent assures the most effective, efficient and economical means of support are considered and planned for, and provided during all stages of the assigned system's life cycle. During the acquisition phase the work requires extensive interface with, and travel to, the responsible program office to ensure integration of such elements as the maintenance plan, manpower and personnel, supply support, support and test equipment, training, technical data, computer resources and automated systems support, distribution and delivery systems and facilities. The work is carried out through constant and extensive coordination with technical specialists associated with each of the elements, as well as the appropriate FAA Headquarters Associate Program Managers for Logistics (APML) and Integrated Production Members.

Develops and analyzes data to determine logistic objectives and goals, identify support requirements, and to establish the relationship between the support system and the material system. Once the system is operational the ILSM is responsible for the coordination and analysis of the total support required by the assigned system. During this phase, the work requires extensive coordination with the user of the system, or customer, in the field to identify problems, deficiencies, and user capabilities and needs. The ILSM develops information used in determining which facility will be used for maintenance of the system, planning for and negotiating inter and intra service support agreements, analyzing performance data to identify required resources, address supportability issues, and recommend most efficient use of financial resources.

Technical supervision is provided by the Depot Program Manager for Logistics (DPML) in the Business Systems Group, and the position is organizationally assigned to the Business Systems Group. Day to day administrative supervision and general work assignments and performance appraisals, are the responsibility of the DPML, Level Description (Level 4)

Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under minimal technical direction from the Depot Program Manager for Logistics. Acts as Logistics Center program manager for complex NAS systems. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of Logistics Management principles, practices and procedures to plan and conduct functional activities for projects/programs. Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines. Independently plans time. Identifies, plans, and organizes available resources to accomplish projects/programs/activities. Makes optimal use of resources to complete activities within established schedules.

Contacts are internal and external. Frequently is called upon to communicate FAA or Logistics Center positions on policies and procedures internally and externally. Assignments regularly require interpretations of internal and external policies and extrapolations from precedents. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with management and/or Headquarters program managers to resolve problems.

Work is reviewed rarely, typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities. Work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of the Logistics Center, MMAC and ARC, and may affect the objectives of the FAA.

Travel requirement approximately 60%.

Travel Required

75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0346 Logistics Management

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* US Citizenship is required.

* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

* Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)

* Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.

* A one-year probationary period may be required.

* See Required Documents & Additional Information.


Reference OPM Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions.

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-H (GS/FG-12) level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE may include but is not limited to: developing and analyzing data to determine logistic objectives and goals to identify support requirements; conducting logistics support program analysis and evaluation; implementing supply and logistics management policies, goals, and objectives; experience planning and conducting functional activities for projects/programs.

Applicants should include examples of Specialized Experience in their Work History.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


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KSA Information:

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative, the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

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