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Supervisory Management Analyst

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  • Air Force Test Center

Come be a part of something big! Smart Minds, Cool Jobs and Awesome Rewards! Fueled by innovation, talent and ambition, the Air Force Civilian Service is seeking civilian professionals prepared to deploy war-winning capabilities on behalf of the United States Air Force.

The Air Force Test Center (AFTC) is where tomorrows Air Force is tested! Long considered the “Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe”, AFTC is truly where Air Force superiority begins. Home to many Aerospace establishments and records, AFTC remains the state-of-the-art leader in Aerospace testing, and provides the warfighter with cutting-edge technology. AFTC does not only celebrate its past, but we continue to lead from the front. Join our team today and make Aerospace history!

The Air Force Test Center is looking for a Supervisory Management Analyst (NH-0343-03) to work at the 412thTest Wing, 412th Wing Staff Agencies, 412th Comptroller Squadron, (412 CPTS/CSS) at Edwards AFB in Edwards, CA.

NO 6-MONTH WAIT! Recently retired and/or retiring from MILITARY service ARE eligible for immediate appointment for AFTC positions. The 180-day waiting period has been waived for AFTC to hire recently retired and/or retiring service members.

Full-time Air Force Civilian Service employees enjoy the below benefits, and more!
• Paid Time-Off:
o 11 Federal Holidays off per year
o Vacation time (Annual Leave) accumulates based on length of employment. Starts at 13 days (104 hours) per year and up to 26 days (208 hours) per year
o 13 sick days per year (104 hours)
• Various Medical, Dental & Vision packages to choose from for entire family
• Retirement:
o Pension: Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)
o 401K: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) available with up to 5% agency matching
• Flexible work schedules and shift work may be available (depends on position)
• Employee assistance Programs
• Health and Wellness resources
• Tuition Assistance & Professional Development opportunities
• Many career enhancement and promotion opportunities

To learn more about our benefits, check out the following link:

Telework Information:
• Eligible for situational telework only, including Emergency and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) prescribed “Unscheduled Telework.”

Travel Requirements:
• Up to 25% Travel possible

This position has a typical 2024 salary range of $101,121 - $156,323 (includes locality).

Announcement Closes: 24 June 2024 at 11:59 pm (EST)

Position specific skills and experience desired in a potential candidate:
- Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

The purpose of this position is to exercise managerial authority and principal advisor for all Human Resources (HR) and Commander Support Staff (CSS) functions for the 412th Comptroller Squadron (CPTS) and multiple Wing Staff Agencies (WSA). Responsible for providing advice to leadership across the entire spectrum of civilian/military personnel management (manpower, compensation, performance, employee management relations, awards, civilian training) and support staff functions/commander programs.

Major Duties:
- Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.
- Responsible for all mandated administrative support programs within the Commander Support Staff function.
- Coordinates education and training requirements for all civilian employees. Serves as a technical advisor on civilian training for the organization.
- The incumbent acts as an advisor/consultant to the assigned organization and works with the Civilian Personnel Office in resolving problems such as recruitment methods, classification evaluations, employee relations, impact on jobs and employees due to changes in work, etc.
- Responsible for the civilian appraisal programs. Advises all levels of management for annual performance evaluations. Advises management on proper preparation of work plans, feedback sessions, performance evaluations, and maintenance of the supervisor’s work folder.

- U.S. Citizenship
- Obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
- This is a Financial Management Level 2 Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program
- Ability to supervise employees using knowledge of personnel management regulations and procedures required to interview, hire, train, and appraise employees
- Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature and provide management information for resolution when clear guidelines are lacking
- Knowledge of the functions, processes, and principles of manpower and personnel methods to gather, analyze, and evaluate data concerning management processes.
- Knowledge of the unit manpower document in relationship to organization structure, mission, and goals
- Ability to communicate effectively, using tact and courtesy, both orally and in writing; negotiate complex issues; and maintain good working relations
- Knowledge of commander support staff functions, duties, and responsibilities; administrative, personnel and commander programs
- Knowledge of EEO, safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures
- Knowledge of a variety of personnel programs to include, but not limited to education and training, performance, supervisory, mentoring, administrative and employee relations

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Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. citizenship required. Must be of legal working age.

Air Force Test Center is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We recognize diversity encompasses many parts of one’s identity including but not limited to race, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability status, and veteran status. AFTC encourages ALL candidates to apply as our employees’ points of view are key to our success.

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