BlueForce is seeking to hire an Aviation Program
Assistant to support the US Department of State’s (DOS) Central America
Regional Security Initiative Program (CARSI) under the DOS Bureau of
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Program.
The Aviation Program Assistant supports the INL program in the
implementation of its aviation program.
US Citizen, Third Country National (TCN), or Local National (LN with RSO approval)
Must have or be able to obtain security clearance of MRPT
Must hold a valid FAA Aviation and Power Plant (A&P) Mechanic certification
Valid Panama Driver’s License.
FSI level 3 / 3 English, FSI level 3 / 3 Spanish
College degree; or Two years college education and five years aviation experience; or 10 years aviation experience
10 years of aviation related experience.
Proficient in MS Office products.
Demonstrated successful organizational skills, effective problem-solving skills, flexibility, receptivity, and creativity in dealing with conflicts.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists with the program’s administrative requirements and maintains its momentum through relentless problem solving, task management, and multi-disciplinary support.
Builds cooperative alliances between mission partners to address increasingly rapid changes in organizational priorities, resources, or work processes.
Demonstrates competency in adaptability, versatility, planning and organization, customer service orientation, professional knowledge of administrative disciplines, oral and written communications, decision-
making, interpersonal effectiveness, individual leadership, and self-development.
Assists with program administrative requirements; including travel planning for various officials.
Assists in a wide variety of event planning and coordination in support of program’s lines of actions.
Collects information for reports describing work being done, events in progress and future events, and drafts success stories for submission.
Monitors local news weekly and reports significant items to the program.
Maintains relevant databases and point of contact lists.
Takes and drafts meeting notes, keeps schedules, assists INL to coordinate and arrange meetings, manages incoming and outgoing communications and provides other general office and assistance support.
Prepares and edits Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations.
Assists INL to review and define requirements and technical specifications for commodities and services.
Assists INL to liaise with U.S. Embassy staff, GOP officials, vendors, and others implementing partners.
Works with administrative offices within the U.S Embassy, including procurement, logistics, and finance to ensure among other objectives, proper reporting in computer databases.
Maintains documentation and preserves project files, both paper and electronic, including contractual documentation, invoices, letters, memorandums and other office correspondence.
Maintains internal controls to prevent waste, fraud, and misappropriation of government resources.
National and international travel may be required.
A work plan is required for this position.
Provides weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.
S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data.
Reports on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.
It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.
BlueForce employment is contingent upon individual’s providing legal proof of identity and satisfactory background check results.
Please note if applying for a position in the United States : All applicants must furnish legal authorization to work in the United States within three (3) working days of time of hire.
If a Government clearance is required, applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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