The objective of this requirement is to provide highly qualified and experienced flying operations support to the in-garrison active duty flying squadron, 3rd & 9th Airlift Squadrons, at Dover AFB, DE. These non-personal services support functions include Scheduling, Training, Stan/Eval, and program coordination. We will provide competent personnel to absorb select non-flying duties in order to reduce the workload of AMC flying personnel. The goal of this effort is to support the increase in aircrew production as well as improve the quality of life for AMC flying personnel.
Coordinate with the training officer or training NCO, Stan/Eval flight, readiness flight, squadron aviation resource management (SARM), Unit Deployment Manager (UDM), and Operations Officer (DO) to arrange a schedule to facilitate operations, qualification, upgrade, test, exercises, and continuation training accomplishment to meet required currency and progression standards, IAW DO priorities.
Build long and short-range shift schedules to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, instructor, evaluator, support personnel, and supervisor positions.
Coordinate with squadron leadership on a daily and weekly basis. Coordinate with simulator contractors as required for sim events.
Track crewmember leave, temporary duty, scheduled medical appointments, or other scheduling commitments. Contractor personnel will deconflict crewmember schedules and coordinate with flight leadership to ensure crewmembers are available to meet assigned sortie taskings.
Track daily flight/ground/academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate accurate flight scheduling in support of the operations officer. To the maximum extent possible, schedule aircrew based on experience to mitigate Operational Risk Management (ORM) as detailed in AMCI 90-903, Aviation ORM.
Schedule IAW guidance as outlined by Stan/Eval and Training, in conjunction with applicable aircraft manuals, appropriate manual supplements (11-2MDS Series), and the Go-No/Go Process Guide. Updates will be reported to squadron leadership.
Facilitate last-minute schedule changes to ensure full coverage by working with the current mission commander/operations supervisor (or equivalent) and flight responsible for the shift that is not fully manned.
Publish/post scheduling data for unit long and short-range ground, academic, flying, and simulator training event schedules on computer database systems.
Comply with HHQ, Ops Group, Wing Current Operations (OSO), and Group Training (OST) guidance when building the schedule. Examples include but are not limited to: Diplomatic asset letters, Mission Essential Personnel letters, and Post-Mission/Pre-Mission Crew Rest waivers.
Perform daily updates of scheduling data to compensate for changing conditions and training completion rates. This may include data transfer between systems such as GDSS2 and Graduate Training Integration Management System (GTIMS).
Coordinate with OSO, OST, outside agencies/exercise participants, and higher headquarters, for example: RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, Mobility Guardian, Weapons School support, for reporting and to facilitate exercise and special event schedule coordination.
Provide inputs to Wing Scheduling/Current Operations/Squadron Leadership through attendance at weekly meetings for schedule coordination, deconfliction, and command guidance.
Produce Flight Authorizations which have cleared the Group Stan/Eval Go-No/Go process.
Update Load Tracker for the next week’s schedule.
Provide the security manager a weekly list of JPAS requirements in order to generate JPAS letters as required for training missions.
Coordinate with Aerial Delivery, Training, Loadmaster Scheduler, and Wing Scheduling/Current Operations to ensure appropriate training loads are assigned to each line on the schedule.
Facilitate in-processing and out-processing of crew members. Ensure currency requirement validation and account profile creation in GDSS2, GTIMS, the future equivalent of GTIMS, and other systems. Also maintain crew member account currency in GDSS2, GTIMS, and other systems.
Build flight binders which include aircrew currency and mission products.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in a DoD operational flying unit (active duty, guard/ reserve, contractor or civilian).
Minimum of two (2) years of scheduling experience working in a DoD operational or training flying unit within last ten (10) years (active duty, guard/reserve, contractor or civilian).
Minimum two (2) years of experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to operate the following systems/programs:
SharePoint websites and communities of practice
Computer based training scheduling, and integrated management system (TIMS,GTIMS, PEX, X-plan)
Microsoft Access is not required but highly desired