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Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command Health Systems Specialist in Scott AFB, Illinois

Summary This position is part of the Air Force Elements, U.S. Transportation Command. Responsibilities As a Health Systems Specialist at the GS-0671-12 some of your typical work assignments may include: Serve as USTRANSCOM Command Surgeon's Office program analyst and Defense Support of Civil Authority (DSCA) patient movement interagency consultant. Plan, organize and determine necessary policies, regulations, directives, programs, doctrine, and procedures for the establishment and maintenance of assigned combatant command medical programs. Primary action officer for DSCA contingencies for patient movement to include aeromedical evacuation, medical planning, medical logistics, medical intelligence, and current operational requirements. Responsible for the development and recommendation of formal business process improvements and performance measures as they relate to DSCA patient movement and health service support to enable USTRANSCOM's Unified Command Plan mission as Single Manager for Global Patient movement. Coordinate and follow-up of activities required for the Global Patient Movement Joint Advisory Board (GPMJAB) that meets at least biannually. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications You may qualify at the GS-12 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service: Analyze documentation of productivity, proficiency, quality and safety for aspects of Defense Support of Civil Authority (DSCA) patient movement to ensure compliance with applicable DOD, Air Force and civilian standards. Recommend formal business process improvements and performance measures as it relates to DSCA patient movement and health service support. Lead strategic/policy and tactical discussions and/or input related to policies, formalization of advances/modification in patient movement program management. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. Additional Information Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: Due to COVID-19, our organization is currently in a diverse telework posture. If selected, you are required to communicate with your supervisor to discuss established work schedules and the current telework posture of your work center. As reentry into the office progresses, you may be eligible to participate in a continued telework arrangement based on the terms of the work center's telework policy. Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements: Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A Special Hiring Authority for Veterans Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses Other Special Appointment Authorities Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy. Selective Service Requirement: Please visit for more information. For more information, please visit Other Notes: Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).