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Air National Guard Units GENERAL SUPPLY SPECIALIST in Westfield, Massachusetts


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a GENERAL SUPPLY SPECIALIST, Position Description Number T5802100 and is part of the MA ANG 104th FW, National Guard. This is a Bargaining Unit position. The unit point of contact and contact phone for this position is: Maj Adam Tardif at 413-568-9151, extension 6981316.


Schedules and conducts formal organizational visits annually to each supported organizational account both on and off the installation to ensure custodians are adequately performing their accountability responsibilities. Verifies accountability of all capital equipment, nuclear related equipment, Communications Security (COMSEC) equipment, and performs a 10% random sample of remaining accountable assets. Ensures the unit has a process in place to account for pilferable items purchased with the Government Purchase Card (GPC). Provides the responsible officer and the responsible officer's group and wing commanders with a written report that identifies strengths, findings and observations. Maintains a suspense system to ensure replies and corrective action are accomplished within 30 days. Reviews replies to ensure noted discrepancies are corrected. Notifies the LRS Commander and responsible officer's group and wing commanders, in writing, of actions taken. Measures schedule effectiveness to ensure organizational visits are conducted annually and brief schedule effectiveness to Materiel Management Flight Chief and LRS/CC. Ensures accountability of equipment assets purchased with the GPC and/or through Base Contracting. Ensures organizational commanders account for and control budget code 9 NFx assets valued over $ 2,500.00 and those that are pilferable regardless of dollar value. Ensures assets are accounted for on the Organizational Visibility List (R15) and are inventoried at least annually or upon change of custodian. Attends base deployment concept briefings to identify organizations deploying equipment. Coordinates with Equipment Custodians to identify equipment requirements for deployments. Requests deployment review listings through the GLSC or utilize similar listings and identifies equipment to be transferred or placed in a deployed status. Ensures deployed custodians are appointed and trained and understand what actions are required upon arrival at deployed location. Ensures Equipment Custodians coordinate requests for transfers with home station EAO who will in turn coordinate with higher headquarters. Processes necessary transactions to return assets from deployed status. Identifies, coordinates and monitors War Readiness Materials (WRM) and mobility equipment requirements to ensure all authorizations are on hand, on order, or included in appropriate budget document. Ensures valid Unit Type Codes (UTC), Use Codes, and WRM codes are assigned. Functions as the base Equipment Review Approval Authority in verifying and validating equipment requests in accordance with established Allowance Source Codes (ASC), and completing actions as required for Equipment Authorization Inventory Data (EAID) accounting. Utilizes AFEMS to determine and verify equipment authorizations for all supported organizations, to include assisting the Vehicle Maintenance and Analysis (VMA) in Registered Equipment Management (REMS) functions. Identifies, analyzes, interprets, and applies equipment allowance criteria to support assigned mission(s), weapons system(s), and other base equipment authorizations. Identifies and analyzes needs for reduced/increased equipment authorizations and significant technical changes. Interprets ASC and other data as it relates to weapons systems and base authorization for equipment to identify valid requirements, and prepare change requests to ensure that equipment authorizations are maintained within applicable allowance. Ensures ASC update reviews are conducted annually. Monitors the equipment excess program. Identifies unserviceable assets and determines the need and feasibility of contract or other maintenance. Plans, conducts, and coordinates equipment changes based on acquisitions of new weapons systems or changes in unit mission and supported functions. Identifies and processes the disposition of property upon termination of need or authorization. Manages all equipment items with the exception of vehicles. Provides technical and administrative support to Accountable Officers, Commanders, responsible officers, and responsible persons in the control and accountability of Class VII and Class IX (within Air Force Equipment Management System and Expeditionary Combat Support System) equipment assets in the wing. Interfaces with the proposed Air Force Fuels, Vehicles and Equipment Support Agency (AFFVESA) in regards to equipment management. Advises approving and/or appointing authorities on equipment policy and procedures affecting lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed government property (Class II, VII & IX). Coordinates and directs deployment and redeployment of Class VII assets between Accountable Officers and Responsible Officers/Persons. Duties and responsibilities are prescribed in AFMAN 23-110, AFI 23-111 and AFI 23-302. Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment


Applicants MUST have 6 months experience as a Resource Advisor at the closing of this announcement, or you will be found ineligible GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must experience, education or training involving administration of supply management, storage, cataloging, packaging and distribution or other work which provided the applicant with a general knowledge of one or more aspects of the supply field. Experience using computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training dealing with cost estimates, budgets or funding management. Experience conducting extensive and exhaustive searches for required information; reconstruct records for complex supply transactions; and/or provide supply operations support for supply activities.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position, Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements. Applicants MUST have 6 months experience as a Resource Advisor at the closing of this announcement, or you will be found ineligible You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional Information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position. For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program incentive, the following termination rule applies: Incentive Termination without Recoupment:

If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent or Indefinite position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment, your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.