Forestry Technician, 06/2014
to Current United States Forest Service – Idaho City,
Responsible for developing and carrying out operating plans for trail, recreation facility, wilderness maintenance, rehabilitation, reconstruction, and construction projects based on approved direction in land management plans.
Formulates and implements trail project work plans in accordance with agency policy.
Ensures the maintenance of wilderness, trails and recreation areas.
Monitors and inspects contracted work meets the provisions of the contract.
Participates in performing final inspection.
Manages GIS duties and responsibilities within the Recreation Program.
Chief of Readiness and Plans.
to 06/2013 United States Air Force Mountain Home AFB – ID
Manages the operation of personnel readiness, communications, logistics, mortuary affairs, and deployment systems essential for supporting Air Force home station and contingency operations.
Duties include managing critical communication links, formulating and implementing emergency plans for natural and wartime disasters; coordinating emergency response teams and agencies; evaluating command center information and need for high-level military and government reporting; managing the operational readiness of over 100 personnel and 3 million of equipment; providing technical information and advice on capabilities and operational readiness; and directing operation of deployment taskings.
Led deployment of 50 personnel and $100,000 in equipment; achieved 100% on-time arrival to deployed location with zero discrepancies and ensured Operation Enduring freedom support mission success.
Provided analysis of over 800 Top secret security clearances; identified 85 invalid entries, corrected discrepancies and ensured Unit compliance with Air Force standards.
Led Fighter Wing mortuary affairs; tackled two Active Duty mortuary cases and ensured dignity and respect for fallen members and families.
Executed 75 hours of instruction in deployment training and first-aid/CPR to 50 member team.
Ensured personnel were well trained and well qualified to perform duties critical to contingency operations success.
Orchestrated readiness warehouse transformation; organized over 5 tons and $3 million worth of equipment in compliance with Air Force safety standards.
Flight Commander, 08/2011
to 09/2012 Manpower and Personnel United States Air Force Mountain Home AFB – ID
Oversees all manpower authorizations and analyzes personnel issues.
Provides Fighter Wing Commander resources for strategic mission.
Establishes and enforces procedures in accordance with Air Force, Air Force Personnel Center, Air Force Mortuary Affairs, and Air Combat Command standards.
Directs manpower, military personnel, human resources, and civilian personnel operations while overseeing assets and budget worth over $600,000.
Oversaw 36 military and 18 civilian personnel on 45 programs.
Supported over 4,000 active duty, 5,000 dependents, and 10,000 retirees across 4 states.
Pivotal officer for Fighter Wing; serviced 26,000 military/reserve and civilian with 65% manning while decreasing wait time to less than 5 minutes achieving a 99% customer satisfaction rate.
Directed Squadron Officer School(SOS) selection board; Worked hand-in-hand with senior executives to ensure proper Professional Military Education management.
Orchestrated management of 600 Case Management System cases; resolved pay, early separation, cross training, and reenlistment concerns.
Hard work garnered over $400,000 in bonuses for customers.
Developed innovative processing system for Fighter Wing performance evaluation program; processed more than 2,500 evaluations with 95% on-time rate.
Success led to a ranking of 2 Air Force wide for personnel office.
Directed civilian management for 600 Appropriated Funds(APF) and Non-appropriated Funds(NAF) personnel for 26 squadrons in 3 geographically separated units.
Achieved 100% APF/NAF appraisal on-time rate.
Executive Officer, 05/2009
to 07/2011 United States Air Force - Elmendorf AFB – AK
Directly assists and advises the Commander.
Manages, supervises and coordinates duties of Command Section staff ensuring proper development, implementation and execution of policy and programs.
Prepares correspondence, identifies discrepancies, and ensures corrections for Command Staff decision making.
Establishes procedures for execution of command decisions and ensures that HQ policies are staffed, documented, and implemented.
Manages operations and maintenance funds.
Prepares executive correspondence and reviews staff documents prepared for the Commander's signature to ensure compliance with established procedures.
Established squadron physical fitness program; efforts enabled 100% passing rate of squadron personnel and garnered the highest average fitness score base-wide.
Hand-picked to lead 12 member Multi-disciplinary inspection team responsible for assessing on base youth program and childcare centers/providers.
Findings ensured safe and healthy environment for over 1,000 children.