Work as part of a 7-person scheduling team to schedule world-wide deployments for all United States Air Force Fighter, Bomber, Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance (CSISR), Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), and Reconaissance assets.
Four positions available at Headquarters, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, VA.
Assist in the scheduling of CAF forces for worldwide contingency operations through the GFM and AEF construct.
Conduct studies to support scheduling the AEF for various contingency and operational training events, align AEF units to most effectively support contingencies, exercises, training events, and other aerial events.
Align forces in the AEF structure to support Combatant Commanders and contingency operations worldwide.
Assess, recommend corrections, and recommend sourcing solution and risk assessment for combatant command operational plans (OPLAN) and equivalent conceptual plans (CONPLAN).
Provide support to Air Force units that accomplish training and exercise control to Air Operations Centers (AOCs).
Assist with the development of the CAF Consolidated Planning Schedule (CPS) using the HHQ Scheduling Construct and inter-MAJCOM agreements and coordinate it throughout the CAF Scheduling Integrated Product Team (SIPT) for approval.
Assist with the preparation of staff packages defining CAF scheduling issues and provide options as well as proposed courses of action to ACC leadership for their approval.
Assist with the preparation of and present briefings pertaining to the CAF exercise schedule, CAF alignment and AEF schedule on an as required basis.
Conduct analysis utilizing internet scheduling tools (e.g. FORTRESS, DRRS, and JCRM) and other software to more efficiently align AF aviation units in support of contingencies, exercises and training events.
Advise ACC/A3O on how best to program, manage and schedule CAF forces to include fighter, bomber, and Command, Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C2ISR) aircraft, and rescue forces in support of deployment and employment in contingency operations, such as Operations Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle, the Global Response Force and the NATO Response Force.
Assist with the completion of Joint Contingency Sourcing Exercises, Joint Contingency Capabilities Assessments (JCCA), and TRANSCOM Operation-Logistics (OPSLOG) analysis to evaluate Combatant Command Operational Plan effectiveness and feasibility
Coordinate with other Combatant Commands to review and correct Operational Plans to include but not limited to, DCAPES records, UICs, basing decisions, aircraft amounts and required capabilities.
Assist with the review, and revision of Quarterly Apportionment Tables.
Advise ACC/A3O on how best to plan, schedule, and coordinate CAF aircraft for short-notice contingency events, command level training events and Joint/MAJCOM level exercises.
Assist with the coordination of operational issues with the Joint Staff, Air Staff, United States Air Forces Europe (USAFE), Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC), Air Reserve Component (ARC) and Air National Guard (ANG) staffs.
Provide CAF scheduling expertise to the ACC/A3O representative on the ACC Contingency Action Team (CAT). This may include responding to the CAT during crisis situations outside of normal duty hours.
Advise ACC/A3O on the management of the entire AEF scheduling process integrating ACC and other CAF units with Combatant Command requirements, and obtain concurrence of all involved organizations for each new AEF schedule.
Review annual CAF Force Offering and determine Reserve Component Man-Days required for execution.
Work with the Air Staff, Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, CAF organizations, and the ACC staff to assist with the formulation of future force requirements for weapon systems and air operational capabilities, to ensure that both Joint and Service requirements are met.
Advise ACC/A3O on the integration of new weapons system capabilities into the AEF Schedule while maintaining the operational capability and combat effectiveness for each AEF period.
Bachelor’s degree. (Required) or Master’s degree (desired)
Graduate from a DoD pilot, navigator, or air battle manager training course and have at least three years (3) of operations experience at above the wing level.
One position knowledgeable of Air Force fighter/bomber operations and five (5) years of staff officer experience on a headquarters level staff (Numbered Air Force/MAJCOM/Air/Combatant Command/Joint Staff) and at least three (3) years of operations scheduling experience (five desired) at above the wing level.
One position knowledgeable of Air Force C2ISR operations and five (5) years of staff officer experience on a headquarters level staff (Numbered Air Force/MAJCOM/Air/Combatant Command/Joint Staff) and at least three (3) years of operations scheduling experience (five desired) at above the wing level.
Two positions knowledgeable of Air Force strategic planning and seven (7) years of staff officer experience on a headquarters level staff (Numbered Air Force/MAJCOM/Air/Combatant Command/Joint Staff) and at least three (3) years of operations scheduling experience (five desired) above the wing level.