|Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions & Qualifications|
|8A200, Enlisted Aide|
Specialty Summary. (Note: This is not an entry-level job). Performs tasks and details that, if performed by general or flag officers, would be at the expense of the officers primary military and official duties. Duties relate to the support of military and official responsibilities of the general or flag officer, and include assisting them in discharging their official DoD social responsibilities in their assigned position. The propriety of such duties is governed by the official purpose that they serve rather than the nature of the duties. Specific duties of the enlisted aide rest solely on the needs of the general or flag officer, and are tailored to the requirements of supporting the household. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 801.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with the care, cleanliness, and order of assigned quarters. Performs routine interior quarters maintenance and seasonal cleaning directly related to the areas of the home used to fulfill the officers official social obligation. Performs exterior quarters maintenance such as mowing, edging, pruning, and caring for flowerbeds, raking leaves, and snow removal.
Assists with the care, cleanliness, and maintenance of the general/flag officers uniforms and military personal equipment. Keeps all uniform combinations and military personal equipment current and ready for wear at all times. Maintains uniforms to include in-house washing, drying, ironing, and polishing as well as delivery and pick-up when necessary.
Performs as point of contact in the officers quarters. Receives and maintains records of telephone calls, makes appointments, and receives guests and visitors.
Assists in planning, preparing, arranging, and conducting official social functions and activities, such as receptions, parties, and dinners. Plans menus, purchases, prepares and serves food and beverages, and makes necessary contractual or outside arrangements relating to the officers official social responsibilities. Performs or assists in day-to-day purchasing, preparing, and serving food and beverages in the general or flag officers assigned quarters.
Performs tasks as necessary to aid the officer in performing his or her military and official responsibilities, including performing errands for the officer, providing security for the quarters, and providing administrative assistance.
Assists in preparing financial reports associated with general officer quarters maintenance and repair.
Special Duty Qualifications
Knowledge. Not Used.
Education. Completion of high school with courses in culinary arts is desirable.
Training. The following training is mandatory for retention of this SDI: 3.3.1. Completion of the General Officer Quarters Course, the Advanced Culinary Course, and the Starkey Household Management Seminar not later than the fourth year in the duty.
Experience. Not Used
Other. The following are mandatory as indicated:
Prior qualification in any AFSC at the 5-skill level or higher (3-skill level if no 5-skill level) is mandatory.
Strength Req: G
Physical Profile 333333
Course #: N/A
Length (Days): N/A