MER Staff Vacancies

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Volunteer Position Vacancy Announcements

 (Current or Eligible CAP Members may apply)

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Middle East Region Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics Directorate (A4) and Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics Directorate (A4) Middle East Region

Closeout Date: 30 March 2017 

Summary:  The Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics Directorate (A4) is the senior staff advisor to the Region Commander on matters pertaining to logistics (including supply, transportation, real property and maintenance); ensures equipment is ready, safe and available; supplies for mission accomplishment are available; real estate is maintained.  The Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics Directorate (Assistant A4) assists and performs any or all of the duties and responsibilities outlined below or assigned by the A4.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Advise the commander on status of logistics programs and establish logistics policies.

• Be familiar with the CAP directives in the logistics, supply, transportation, maintenance and real property.

• Responsible for all matters pertaining to supply.

• Ensures proper accountability for CAP property.

• Responsible for receipt, issue, storage and proper disposal of all CAP property.

• Responsible for effecting distribution and recovery of property in coordination with the transportation officer.

• Recommend to the commander the allocation or reallocation of property.

• Ensure that all vehicles are licensed and insured and those drivers are qualified and licensed to operate the vehicles.

• Recommend allocation and reallocation of motor vehicles.

• Maintain appropriate records on location of all vehicles.

• Responsible for maintenance, painting, and marking vehicles.

• Implements Logistics functions within the region.

• Other related duties as required

Administrative Instructions:  Indicate on your application which position you are interested in.  Indicate “BOTH” if you would like to be considered for both positions.

Applicants please provide a letter of intent and CAP resume to the Middle East Region Chief of Staff (MER/CS) by COB 17 February 2017 via e-mail @ with a copy to the Middle East Region Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel and Administration (MER/A)1 @ .

Applicants will be evaluated based on their resume and an interview.  

Questions regarding this advertisement can be sent to or .

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 Middle East Region Assistant A1/Personnel Officer

Closeout Date:  30 March 2017

 Summary:  Assist in the management and administration the CAP personnel program and associated administrative procedures.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

           Maintaining membership records as needed

           Processes appointments, promotions and demotions including verifying correctness of information, qualifications and entering into the management system, and forwarding to NHQ

           Processes awards and decorations insuring correctness of the forms, entering the request into the management system, and completion of the process when approved

           Insures all request for duty assignments are approved and enters the assignment into eservices

           May process transfers, retirements, membership functions and related actions

          Other related duties as required 

 Applicants please provide a letter of intent and CAP resume to the Middle East Region A1 COB 25 February 2017 via e-mail @ with a copy to the Middle East Region Chief of Staff (MER/CS) @  

 Applicants will be evaluated based on their resume and an interview.  

 Questions regarding this advertisement can be sent to or .

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Middle East Region Assistant Historian (A6PA)

Closeout Date: 30 March 2017 

Summary:  The Assistant Historian reports to MER Historian and assists with compiling the annual region history report, assisting wings or squadrons with compiling reports as needed, and mentoring new CAP Historians.

Duties and Responsibilities:

           Assist with compiling the annual region history report

           Assist in developing policies and procedures that relate to historical activities.

•          Assist in establishing and conducting a program for the publishing of general and special histories, monographs, studies, and similar works for issue both internally and externally to CAP.

            Assist in establishing and conducting a program to specifically inform the general public as to the history of CAP as it relates to CAP’s current missions.

            May assist in issuing bibliographies, catalogs, indices, and abstracts containing information relative to publications relating to CAP history.

•           May establish and conduct a program of the collection and preservation of items of historical significance either of a documentary or physical property nature.

             May establish and conduct or assist in establishing and conducting an oral history program.

             May representing the Civil Air Patrol at meetings of historical and other learned societies.

             Other related duties as required

Desired Qualifications:

•          Senior Rating in the Historian Specialty Track

          Thorough Knowledge of the CAP historical program

Administrative Instructionsapplicants please provide a letter of intent and CAP resume to the Middle East Region Chief of Staff (MER/CS) by COB 15 January 2017 via e-mail @ with a copy to the Middle East Region Historian, Maj Joseph Myers (MER/A6P), @ .

Applicants will be evaluated based on their resume and an interview.  

Questions regarding this advertisement can be sent to or .

Closeout Date: 17 February 2017