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ARMY POSITION DESCRIPTION
 

PD#: DU326185

Sequence#: VARIES

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PROTOCOL OFFICER

GS-0301-12

Organization Title:

POSITION LOCATION:

Servicing CPAC: FORT JACKSON, SC

Agency: VARIES

Installation: VARIES

Army Command: VARIES

Region: SOUTH CENTRAL

Command Code: VARIES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS USED IN CLASSIFYING/GRADING POSITION:

Citation 1: OPM ADMIN ANALYSIS GEG, TS-98, AUG 1990

Citation 2: OPM GENERAL SCHEDULE HRCD-5 JUNE 1998, APRIL 98

Supervisory Certification: I certify that this is an accurate statement of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and its organizational relationships, and that the position is necessary to carry out Government functions for which I am responsible. This certification is made with the knowledge that this information is to be used for statutory purposes relating to appointment and payment of public funds, and that false or misleading statements may constitute violations of such statutes or their implementing regulations.

 

Supervisor Name:  

Reviewed Date:

Classification Review: This position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.

 

Reviewed By: TWITTY, STEPHEN M, COL, DCA

Reviewed Date: 09/17/2009

POSITION INFORMATION:

Cyber Workforce:

  • Primary Work Role: VARIES
  • Additional Work Role 1: VARIES
  • Additional Work Role 2: VARIES

FLSA: EXEMPT

FLSA Worksheet:

FLSA Appeal: NO

Bus Code: VARIES

DCIPS PD: NO

  • Mission Category: VARIES
  • Work Category: VARIES
  • Work Level: VARIES

Acquisition Position: NO

  • CAP:  
  • Career Category:  
  • Career Level:  

Functional Code:  

Interdisciplinary: NO

Supervisor Status: VARIES

PD Status: ARCHIVED

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Drug Test Required: VARIES  

Financial Management Certification:

Position Designation: VARIES

Position Sensitivity: VARIES

Security Access: VARIES

Emergency Essential:   

Requires Access to Firearms: VARIES

Personnel Reliability Position: VARIES

Information Assurance: VARIES

Influenza Vaccination:  

Financial Disclosure: VARIES

Financial Disclosure: NO  

Enterprise Position: VARIES

POSITION ASSIGNMENT:

Competitive Area: VARIES

Competitive Level: VARIES

Career Program: VARIES

Career Ladder PD: NO

Target Grade/FPL:  

Career Pos 1:    

Career Pos 2:    

Career Pos 3:    

Career Pos 4:   

Career Pos 5:    

Career Pos 6:   

POSITION DUTIES:


C/L: B136


DUTY LOCATION: KUWAIT


MAJOR DUTIES

1. Serves as Joint Visitors’ Bureau (JVB) Deputy Director, Army Central Command (ARCENT), Third Army U.S. Army, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait which involves all aspects of the planning and execution of visits by Distinguished Visitors (DVs). In the absence of the Director, JVB, the incumbent will supervise up to four military employees and accepts responsibility for managing the overall functions and activity within the JVB office.

2. Evaluates, plans, coordinates, and arranges for visits of military and civilian dignitaries and special visitors to Kuwait. Plans itineraries compatible with the scope of the visit, to include social events, ceremonies, briefings, transportation, billeting, communication, and security. Arranges for appropriate billeting in the Distinguished Visitors Quarters (DVQ) or other facilities.

3. Directs the execution of the itinerary as well as the efforts of driver and escort personnel. Provides these personnel with bio-data on visitors, schedules and routes, reporting times/places, and any changes in plans. Ensures reconnaissance of anticipated routes as required.

4. Determines the probable staff interest in the visit and coordinates meetings and office calls as required. Liaises with members of the Third Army in addition to leadership in other commands resident on Camp Arifjan. Magnitude of projects may also require working liaison visits to other headquarters or civilian agencies dealing with high-ranking military and highly placed personnel of civic and Kuwait Host Nation organizations to include the U.S. Embassy to Kuwait.

5. Incumbent must have an intimate working knowledge of the Kuwait; a thorough knowledge of the various functions/activities of each staff office within Arifjan and Kuwait; have the ability to act with tact and diplomacy in fact-to-face dealings with high ranking persons; and to correctly apply accepted military and protocol principles in every instance.

6. Incumbent establishes need and utilization of Escort Officers and Drivers; initiates request for and approves selection of escort officers/drivers to accompany distinguished visitor during their stay. Supervises their activities, providing, them up-to-date changes in plans, schedules, etc. Exercises operation control over escorts/drivers detailed to support a given visit. Provides them with bio-data on visitors. Briefs them in detail on various routes involved, reporting times and places, ensures the necessary reconnaissance of the anticipated routes, and informs them of any changes in plans.

7. Accompany DVs as required within Kuwait which may include transportation via helicopter or ground transportation.

8. Maintain the current trackers for DVs that are resident on the ARCENT portal to include an Excel Spreadsheet tracker. Additionally, the incumbent will perform other administrative duties as assigned.

9. Brief ARCENT leadership in various Battle Rhythm events to include morning shift change and LNO update briefs. In the absence of the Director, JVB, the incumbent will also represent the JVB at the weekly Calendar Scrub meeting, JVB Synch meeting and the Chief of Staff Call meeting.

Performs other duties as assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Position require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

25% TDY required. Travel by U.S. military, foreign military and civilian aircraft may be required in the performance of TDY. Ground travel during TDY may be by U.S. military, foreign military and civilian vehicle (including four wheel drive trucks, jeeps, etc.), by horse, mule, and foot over all types of hazardous terrain in hot humid, and rainy weather. TDY may be in remote and somewhat dangerous locations and living conditions may be extremely austere; including, but not limited to sleeping on cots in tents, eating military rations or eating and drinking food and drink not of U.S. standards. Work during TDY may be strenuous.

This position is EMERGENCY and Mission ESSENTIAL and will be required to deploy to OCONUS (i.e. Kuwait; Iraq; Afghanistan; Qatar, Jordan, etc.)

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

The position requires experience working within the USARCENT command structure, knowledge of local road systems and locations including US military installations, Government of Kuwait (GOK) facilities and civilian landmarks. The position also requires experience in planning high level DV visits to include coordination with US Secret Service, U.S. Embassy and local security contractors.

Skill in establishing, and maintaining effective and cooperative work relationships with representatives of military, civic, other government organizations and private sector businesses to obtain cooperation in protocol and conference management operations.

Incumbent must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, to include, but not limited to, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, and Internet Explorer. Additionally, incumbent may be required to possess a working knowledge of additional software and hardware in order to successfully complete certain functions including Command Post of the Future (CPOF).


Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Determination

 

1. Availability Pay Exemption - (e.g., Criminal Investigators, U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilots who are also Law Enforcement Officers).

 

2. Foreign Exemption - (Note: Puerto Rico and certain other locations do not qualify for this exemption – See 5 CFR 551.104 for a list of Nonexempt areas.)

 

3. Executive Exemption:

    

a. Exercises appropriate management responsibility (primary duty) over a recognized organizational unit with a continuing function, AND

    

b. Customarily and regularly directs 2 or more employees, AND

    

c. Has the authority to make or recommend hiring, firing, or other status-change decisions, when such recommendations have particular weight.

 

4. Professional Exemption:

    

a. Professional work (primary duty)

    

b. Learned Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.208 ) (Registered Nurses, Dental Hygienists, Physician’s Assistants, Medical Technologists, Teachers, Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, Engineers, Architects, and Accountants at the independent level as just some of the typical examples of exempt professionals). Or

    

c. Creative Professional, (See 5 CFR, 551.209 ) (The primary duty requires invention and originality in a recognized artistic field (music, writing, etc.) and does not typically include newspapers or other media or work subject to control by the organization are just some examples of Creative Professionals). Or

    

d. Computer Employee, (See 5 CFR, 551.210 ) ( must meet salary test and perform such duties as system analysis, program/system design, or program/system testing, documentation, and modification). Computer manufacture or repair is excluded (non-exempt work).

 

5. Administrative Exemption:

    

a. Primary duty consistent with 5 CFR 551 (e.g.; non-manual work directly related to the management or general business operations of the employer or its customers), AND job duties require exercise of discretion & independent judgment.

  FLSA Conclusion:
  Exempt
  Non Exempt


FLSA Comments/Explanations:

Not Listed


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & NOTES:



POSITION EVALUATION:

(NOTE: Subordinate staff includes non-supervisory military positions i.e. one MAJ, two CPTs, and two enlisted personnel. The Officers are in the position of "mission planner" and "operations officers" while the enlisted personnel are "Operations NCOIC" and "Operations NCO".)Therefore, this position is allocated to the non-supervisory pay schedule YA, band 2, with a title reflecting supervisory duties and the proper supervisory indicator code of 2.

FLSA EVALUATION OUTLINE

___Foreign Exemption
___Executive Exemption
___Exercises appropriate supervisory responsibility (primary duty)
___Customarily and regularly exercises independent judgment
___80% test, if applicable (GS 5/6; Sit I & 2 WS supervisors; law enforcement & firefighter supervisors thru GS 9)

___Professional Exemption
___Professional work (primary duty)
___Intellectual and varied work (more than dealing with procedures/precedents)
___Discretion & independent judgment
___80% test, if applicable (This virtually never applies since GS 5/6 positions are trainees and other eligible employees are not professional)

_X__Administrative Exemption
_X__Primary duty
___Policy or
___Management or general business or supporting services or
_X__Participation in the executive/administrative FUNCTIONS of a management official
___Non-manual work test
___Intellectual and significant (more than dealing with procedures/precedents), or
___specialized & technical in nature requiring considerable training/experience
_X__Discretion & independent judgment
___80% test, if applicable

Comments/Explanations (State which major duties/job functions are Exempt):

CONCLUSION: EXEMPT

Note: The PD title was modified to conform with Title 5 job titling requirements in the OPM Introduction to Position Classification Standards.
This change complies with CHRA Guidance Bulletin 511-12-CGB-01 effective 02 Aug 2012.