** JOB ANNOUNCEMENT **
005240 - Winter Encampment Commander (A5WEC)

Position No. - Duty Position: 005240 - Winter Encampment Commander (A5WEC)
Application Opening Date: 20 July 2015
Application Closing Date: 15 Aug 2015
Reports to: A5CP
Duty Location: Tyndall AFB (26 Dec 2015- 02 Jan 2016)
Unit: SER-FL-001 (ADY)
Reviewing Official: A5CP
Selecting Officer:Wing Commander

Who May Apply: All current active Florida Wing Members of the Civil Air Patrol and/or those eligible and willing to become Florida Wing Members of the Civil Air Patrol who meet the qualifications listed below.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualifications for the position are the following:
1. Hold the rank of Captain.
2. Have completed Level III of the Senior Member Professional Development Program.
3. Hold at least a SENIOR rating in the Cadet Program Officer Specialty Track (216) or SENIOR in Command Specialty Track (222).
4. Be able to meet the high integrity standards of the position.
5. Be familiar with all CAP directives, with particular emphasis on CAPR 52-16, CAPP 216 and other CAP directives in 35, 39, 50, 52, 67, 76, 280, 900 series.
6. Be familiar with cadet program aerospace education texts and other cadet program materials located on the national cadet programs website.
7. Possess effective and efficient oral and written communication skills.
8. Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills.
9. Be willing to perform all the duties of the position as listed below.

Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications in addition to those above:
1. Hold the rank of Lieutenant Colonel
2. Have completed Level V of the Senior Member Professional Development Program.
3. Hold a MASTER rating in the Cadet Program Officer Specialty Track (216) or MASTER rating in Command Specialty Track (222).

Duties: Duties: The Encampment Commander (ENC/CC) is responsible to provide leadership for the overall planning, administration, operation, training program, and close out activities of the encampment.  Furthermore, he or she is responsible for the actions of all personnel attending the activity as well as their compliance with CAP directives and instructions including host installation commander policies. The ENC/CC shall:
1. Be thoroughly familiar with CAPR 52-16 "Cadet Program Management”, FLWG Operating Instruction 11-06 "Encampment Management and Operations”, CAPP 52-24 "Cadet Encampment Guide”, and CAPP 52-25 "Cadet Encampment Handbook”.
2. Serves as the Civil Air Patrol top ranking representative to the installation command.
3. Selects Encampment Project Officer.
4. Selects senior member and cadet staff.
5. Provide guidance to ENC Project Officer to coordinate base facilities and support services.
6. Serve as the deciding authority for awarding of encampment completion credit to all encampment participants, including withdrawn members.
7. Ensure a fair and functional application process is applied for all members.
8. Determine facilities usage plan by assigning buildings for specific functions at the location to be used. Additionally, ensure plans are in place prior to facility use that will ensure the facilities are regularly inspected, maintained, cleaned, and upon completion of the activity, turned in to the providing agency without discrepancy.
9. Ensure safety, health and well-being of ENC staff and attendants.
10. Ensure effective management and administration of resources (funds, asset management) IAW CAP regulations and directives.
11. Ensure submittal of after action report to the FLWG Director of Cadet Programs within 45 days after the end of encampment.
12. Other duties as assigned IAW FLWG OI 11-06 and CAPR 52-16.


Required Documents: Applicants must submit the following documents by the application closing date:

  • Cover letter, signed, dated and annotated with job number and title.
  • Civil Air Patrol resume.
  • Professional resume.
  • Electronic Photo (jpg format, 250px in width).
  • Unit Commander’s Endorsement.

Applications may be sent via email to: imolgora@flwg.gov

Applicant screening will be done without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin or disability.

Applicants may be asked for a personal or telephonic interview. Upon notification, a mutually convenient time and place will be arranged. Inquiries concerning specific aspects of the duty position should be directed to the Reviewing Official.

Selection criteria are based on Civil Air Patrol training, experience, and participation, as well as, civilian education and experience related to the position.

NOTE: Include the Job Number and Job Title on your application. Incomplete applications may not be returned or acknowledged.