Duty Summary: (Note: This is a special duty assignment
job. It is not available to new enlistees). Principal advisor to the commander
on all issues related to the enlisted force; and exercises general supervision
over assigned enlisted personnel. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 521.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides the commander a mission-ready enlisted force to execute the unit
mission. Must remain vigilant for, and move to resolve, issues that, left
unchecked, would adversely impact the readiness of enlisted members. Prepares
enlisted personnel of the organization to deploy in support of mission
requirements. Exercise the necessary leadership to provide and sustain
a mission-ready workforce for the commander.
Advises the commander on a wide range of topics including the health,
esprit de crops, discipline, mentoring, well being, career progression,
professional development, and recognition of all assigned enlisted members.
Assists the commander in preparation and execution of unit training and
information programs (e.g. commander's call). Attends staff meetings.
Represents the commander at base meetings and councils, and when conducting
tours through unit areas.
Works with fellow senior noncommissioned officers (SNCO) and supervisory
personnel to ensure discipline is equitably maintained, and the health,
esprit de crops, discipline, mentoring, and welfare of the enlisted force
are met. Ensures supervisors set an appropriate example for the subordinates.
Provides leadership and guidance to supervisors and members enabling them
to resolve problems or complaints at the lowest level. Coordinates the
resolution of complex problems with the supervisor, member, commander,
and appropriate base agencies. Maintains liaison with base agencies to
ensure availability of services for unit members. Ensures training is
provided on matters of leadership, customs and courtesies, dress and personal
appearance, self-discipline, adherence to standards, drill and ceremony,
safety, hygiene, and sanitation. Supports and promotes profession military
education activities. Corrects conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline.
Assists enlisted personnel in adapting to military environment and adjusting
to the organization and duty assignments. Monitors unit sponsorship programs
and conducts orientation for newly assigned personnel. Make frequent contact
with unit members at work, housing, and recreation areas.
Manages care and upkeep of unit dormitories and adjacent grounds. Participates
in the Quarters Improvement Committee. Inspects dormitories, day rooms,
and unit areas as necessary. Initiates corrective action when required.
Addresses housing concerns, ensuring personnel are expeditiously housed,
accounted for, and issues or conditions, which have the potential to negatively
impact readiness, are resolved.
Supervises administrative actions directed by the commander. Coordinates
with supervisors of enlisted personnel to schedule unit functions, duties,
leave, passes, and other absences from duty. Performs quality force review
and ensures timely processing of performances reports, awards, decorations,
favorable communications, promotions, demotions, classification actions,
quality control actions, and disciplinary actions.
Works closely with the command chief master sergeant to ensure enlisted
members understand and are prepared to execute the mission. Develops and
executes specific goals, plans, and objectives to address issues related
to enlisted members.
Special Duty Qualifications:
Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: personnel management with
emphasis on quality force indicators, personnel, and administration; military
training; Air Force organization; drill and ceremonies; customs and courtesies;
sanitation and hygiene; military justice; and counseling techniques.
Education. For entry into this SDI, completion of high school or
general educational development equivalency, and USAF Senior Noncommissioned
Officer Academy course (in residence or correspondence) is mandatory.
Training. For retention of this SDI, completion of the First Sergeant's
Academy in residence is mandatory.
Experience. Not used.
Other. The following are mandatory for entry into this SDI:
Ability to speak distinctly.
Be an E-7
Prior qualification at the 7- or 9-skill level in any AFSC.
of immediate commander.
Meet a first
sergeant selection board and receive the board's recommendation.
Strength Req: G
Physical Profile 333231
Appitude Score: G-58/A-45
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