MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed Position Descriptions can be obtained from HRO)
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a full deputy to the United States Property and Fiscal Officer (USPFO).
As the Deputy, serves as the alter ego to the USPFO, fully sharing in the direction of all phases of the organization's program, which includes managing the day-to-day operations of the OUSPFO, to include receipt, accountability, contracting, disbursement and certification of all federal resources (funds, equipment, supplies, services) provided to the State for which the USPFO is responsible. The Deputy USPFO will take appropriate action, immediately notifying the USPFO, the Adjutant General (AG) and/or CNGB (as appropriate), to report irregularities, misuse or abuse of Federal property or funds issued to the National Guard of the State within their jurisdiction. If there are any irregularities identified in the USPFO's absence, it will be reported to NGB-PF for appropriate action. Limitations of the Deputy USPFO are procedural in nature due to regulatory and statutory requirements.
b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
(1) Serves as a full deputy to the USPFO. Plans, organizes, and oversees the activities of the USPFO in their state. Develops goals and objectives that integrate manpower and personnel support objectives into the state, short and long-term operational plans.
(2) Ensures the proper obligation and expenditure of all Federal funds and the safeguarding of all Federal property in the possession of the state National Guard (32 USC 708).
(3) As an agent of the USPFO and Chief, National Guard Bureau (CNGB) in support of the state Adjutant General provides financial and logistical resources for the maintenance of Federal property in the possession of the National Guard of the State (32 USC 10503).
(4) Exercises supervisory human resources responsibilities.
(5) In addition to performing duties/responsibilities as a full deputy to the USPFO, the position is required to perform the following additional duties/responsibilities:
a. Plans and coordinates logistics policies to implement Federal law and higher-level directives.
b. Manages commercial movements of supplies and equipment; and the transportation of technicians, AGR personnel, and traditional service members.
c. Manages the operation of a fiscal station.
d. Manages the operation of an information management activity to facilitate statutory data collection and reporting responsibilities with respect to accountability for Federal funds and property.
e. Manages contracting functions for supplies and services in support of programs essential to state National Guard daily operations, training, and readiness missions.
f. Ensures statutory/regulatory compliance and optimum development of the state's National Guard financial program support through the use of external inspections and reviews (e.g., GAO, Inspector General, DFAS, NGB, etc.).
g. Utilizes fiscal law expertise to fully understand the proper implementation of laws, regulations, and policies as they apply to every facet of directorate operations.
(6) Performs other duties as assigned.
Work involves supervising or performing work required to manage or direct one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations.
Experience, education or training in managing or directing, one or more programs, including appropriate supporting service organizations. Supervisory, managerial, professional or technical work experience and/or training which has provided knowledge of management principles, practices, methods and techniques. Experience using computer and automation systems.
No special education requirements needed for this position
Must have at least 36 months experience analyzing problems, identifying significant factors, gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions; preparing reports, plans, policies and various correspondence; evaluating objectives and develop plans to facilitate the availability and effective utilization of various resources; Must have knowledge of the organization and its mission and utilized the organizational staff procedures. Experience applying analytical and evaluative techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations carried out by administrative or professional personnel, or substantive administrative support functions.
Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.
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Flexible Spending Accounts:
The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information, visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
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Most Federal employees earn both Annual and Sick Leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
The Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance:
The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com
Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp