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SUBJ: GARRISON MANAGER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (BASOPS) POSITIONS

A. REF PERSCOM MESSAGE, TAPC-CPP-D, 181845Z JUN 92, SUBJ: USE OF DA CIVILIAN ANNOUNCEMENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (DACADS) FOR GARRISON MANAGER POSITIONS.

1. THIS MESSAGE PROVIDES INTERIM GUIDANCE REGARDING SUBJECT POSITIONS, PENDING UPDATE PUBLICATION OF ARMY REGULATION (AR) AND DA PAMPHLET (PAM) 690-950.

2. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL STAFFS ARE TO EXPAND THE AREA OF CONSIDERATION TO ARMY-WIDE FOR ALL VACANCIES FOR GARRISON MANAGER, EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (BASOPS), DEPUTY COMMANDER AND OTHER SIMILAR POSITIONS THAT ENCOMPASS THESE DUTIES. IN ADDITION, IT IS NOW MANDATORY TO DISTRIBUTE VACANCY ANNOUNEMENTS FOR THESE POSITIONS THROUGH DACADS, THE AUTOMATED ANNUNCEMENT DISRIBUTION SYSTEM MAINTAINED AND OPERATED BY U.S. ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND (AMC).

3. THE INTENT OF THESE CHANGES IS TO OPEN UP THE ADVERTISEMENT PROCESS, THEREBY BROADENING THE POOL OF QUALITY CANDIDATES FOR THIS CRITICAL CAREER FIELD (CF). WHILE GARRISON MANAGER POSITIONS ARE GENERALLY IN THE 340 OR 301 SERIES AT THE 13 THROUGH 15 GRADE LEVEL, EXCELLENT CANDIDATES MAY COME FROM A VARIETY OF BACKGROUNDS, E.G., COMPTROLLER, CONSTRUCTION AND NONCONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING, MANPOWER AND FORCE MANAGEMENT, AND TRANSPORTATION. EXPANSION OF AREA OF CONSIDERATION IS NOT MEANT TO DIRECT SELECTION. THERE ARE NO RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF OTHER AVAILABLE APPLICANT SOURCES FOR THESE POSITIONS AND MANAGEMENT RETAINS THE RIGHT TO SELECT FROM ANY SOURCE.

4. PROCEDURES:

A) PERSONNELISTS MAY REGISTER JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS WITH THE DACADS OFFICE (SEE PARA 5 BELOW) BY MAIL OR DATAFAX. TO EXPEDITE ANNOUNCEMENT DISTRIBUTION, THEY MAY ALSO TELEPHONE INFORMATION TO THE DACADS OFFICE, BUT MUST FOLLOW UP WITH A MAILED OR FAXED COPY. REQUESTS MUST INCLUDE THE DACADS REQUEST FORM. ANNOUNCEMENTS MUST CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER, TITLE, SERIES, ORGANIZATION LOCATION, SALARY RANGE, SUMMARY OF DUTIES, QUALIFICATION STANDARDS, METHODS TO BE USED IN RATING AND RANKING CANDIDATES, REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES, AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES, TO INCLUDE THE SPECIFIC ADDRESS WHERE APPLICATIONS ARE TO BE MAILED. ANNOUNCEMENTS SHOULD BE NO LONGER THAN TWO SINGLE SHEETS OF 8 BY 11 PAPER, PRINTED ON ONE SIDE ONLY. PERSONNELISTS CAN SHRINK ANNOUNCEMENTS ON LEGAL PAPER DOWN TO 8 BY 11, BUT MUST ENSURE EVERYTHING IS READABLE.

B) CONSISTENT WITH AR 600-3, THE ARMY PERSONNEL PROPONENT SYSTEM, THESE POSITIONS NOW ARE TO BE DESIGNATED CF 29 POSITIONS (AS OPPOSED TO THE CP-03 DACADS DESIGNATION USED IN THE CURRENT VERSION OF AR 690-950). REPORTS FROM THE DACADS OFFICE MAY CONTINUE TO REFER TO THESE POSITIONS AS CP-03 UNTIL THE TRANSITIONS IS COMPLETE.

C) APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN GARRISION MANAGER POSITIONS MUST REGISTER WITH THE DACADS OFFICE TO RECEIVE DIRECT MAILING OF VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT EXTRACTS. PERSONNEL STAFFS ARE ASKED TO (1) PROVIDE APPLICANTS THE FORMS AND (2) MARKET DACADS THROUGHOUT THEIR LOCAL SERVICED AREAS ON A REGULAR BASIS SO THAT EMPLOYEES ARE INFORMED. A LIST OF INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM DACADS DISTRIBUTES THE VACANCY EXTRACTS WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE PERSONNEL OFFICE NORMALLY WITHIN 48-72 HOURS AFTER RECEIPT OF ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION.

5. POINTS OF CONTACT: A. TO OBTAIN DACADS REQUEST OR REGISTRATION FORMS: HQ AMC, ATTN: AMCAQ-A-ES, 5001 EISENHOWER AVENUE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22333-0001, (703) 617-8056 OR DSN 767-8056. B. DACADS OFFICE: BEVERLY VARVEL OR TOM LELLO AT (717) 895-7702/4 OR DSN 795-7702/4. MAILING ADDRESS: DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, INTEGRATED PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS OFFICE, ATTN: AMCPE-CC-CI (DACDS), 11 HAP ARNOLD BLVD., TOBYHANNA, PA 18466-5042. FAX: (717) 895-6014 or DSN 795-8014. C. FOR POLICY ISSUES: CAROLE MAIELLO AT (703) 325-6639 OR DSN 221-6639.



CAROLE MAIELLO
ASA(M&RA)



ELIZABETH THROCKMORTON, CH PPD