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Army National Guard Units LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Camp Dodge Military Reservation, Iowa



This position is open to current on board employees of JFHQ-IA, G4 employed with the Iowa Army National Guard LOCATION: G4, Johnston, IA


As a LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, GS-0346-11 your duties are below;

Serves as the ARNG Food Program Manager responsible and accountable for oversight of the entire state ARNG Food Service program which includes the administration of the Food Service Budget, Awards Program, new equipment Fielding's, training, Army Food Management Information System (AFMIS) and inspections. Exercises knowledge and application of Department of Army (DA), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), National Guard Bureau (NGB), and state ARNG directives, policies and procedures, subsistence handling, storage, and sanitation methodology, plus food prime vendor food service ordering system, in addition to basic subsistence accounting procedures. Maintains oversight of daily, weekly, monthly, and long term system requirements, ARNG Readiness Center equipment modifications, and requirements to meet current workload demands. Budgets for subsistence operations and subsistence requirements, including operational ration ceilings. Assesses use of facilities and equipment, to ensure expeditious accomplishment of priority work without adverse impact on normal, recurring work. Develops for the DCSLOG-G4 recommendations, policies, procedures, long range plans, and special projects. Recommends solutions to controversial problems and actions of a precedent-setting nature, to include coordination with major commands and the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence. Participates in field exercise planning sessions, discussing availability of subsistence, budgets, issue of operational rations and ARNG support to exercises. Serves as Chairperson and as a voting member of The Adjutant Generals Food Service Management Board. Responsible for planning and oversight of subsistence support to ARNG units and dining facilities. Coordinates veterinary staff support for cyclic inspections of operational rations as required. Maintains oversight of facility and subsistence security to ensure theft prevention, unexplained losses, and unauthorized entry procedures are enforced. Monitors the AFMIS to ensure reporting requirements from local, DA, NGB, and vendors are timely and contain accurate and formatted data. Monitors daily flow of data from customers and its return to customers. Performs daily validation processing cycles. Technical and functional knowledge of system operation is required in the performance of these tasks and in troubleshooting associated problems within the system as they occur. Works daily with functional users and technical personnel to identify and resolve operational and technical problems, and to ensure flow of data and procedures are the most efficient possible. Assists and coordinates with functional specialists in the identification of operational requirements and the conversion of these requirements into automated systems documentation. Analyzes data automation policies, regulations and procedures to determine their impact on logistics information systems and to identify changes in the maintenance and use of computerized data by functional specialists. Performs extensive consultation services and provides guidance to functional specialists on the maintenance, evaluation, documentation and standardization of requirements and procedures. Assists with researching and originating of concepts to introduce and integrate new technologies without direction or guidance from higher headquarters. Provides troubleshooting support by analyzing, studying, reviewing, testing, and interpreting information provided by user to determine whether hardware of software problems exists. Expands analysis to include/incorporate technical expertise/knowledge/source in determining the solution. Retrains, guides, and defines system operation if problem resides with functional user. If software problem determines if it can be resolved locally, and if not, prepares correspondence to proponent for resolution. Develops a procedure to temporarily correct the problem until resolved. Prepares and submits work requests when required a nd tests the repair on completion by repair technician. Provides technical liaison service to each ARNG unit, prime vendor, and other vendor companies. Provides subsistence support for troop movements, maneuvers, and emergency and contingency plan requirements, in addition to normal and daily support. Performs oversight of customer and stockage requirements determination process and proper pricing of subsistence. Coordinates prime vendor and other vendor deliveries to ARNG dining facilities and unit Readiness Centers as required. Computes and publishes the Basic Daily Food Allowance (BDFA) for the ARNG State. Initiates requests for deviation from regulations and DLA supply catalogs. Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires military membership in a compatible military assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 09/24/2020 . FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. Military Rank Requirements: Warrant Officers and Enlisted (WO1-E6)

Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security clearance


In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Experience, education or training involving judgment and/or analytical ability in the logistics field. Experience using computer and automation systems. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: GS-0346-11: Must have at least 36 months experience, education, or training identifying activities involving logistical support operations. Experience integrating the actions of a variety of specialized support activities in order to develop a comprehensive logistics plan. Experience monitoring such functions as program planning, resource and fiscal management, training, manpower management, and/or automated data processing to meet the logistics plan. Experience identifying delays or problems and developing corrective actions. Experience working with people from various levels and backgrounds to elicit their cooperation to perform specific tasks, and complying with regulations, laws, or practices.


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. To receive credit for Education, you must provide college transcripts to support your Educational claims.

Additional Information

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Employment is subject to attaining and maintaining a secret clearance as required by this position. If the selectee does not possess the applicable security clearance when hired, application must be made within 30 days of the start date. Failure to make application for the required security clearance will result in termination of employment.

Failure to complete NGB prescribed courses at the PEC for new FTS personnel within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment or termination of FTS.

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of a technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be applicable. Please contact your Education Office prior to accepting a position with the Iowa Army National Guard.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. If you are a male applicant 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 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