united states coast guard

21 AUG 18

ALCGENL 129/18
1. PSC-EPM is soliciting interested members for selection as the
next Rating Force Master Chiefs for the following ratings:
 Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT)
 Avionics Electrical Technician (AET)
 Boatswain's Mate (BM)
 Culinary Specialist (CS)
 Diver (DV)
 Electrician's Mate (EM)
 Health Services Technician (HS)
2. Eligibility: Members must be tour complete in AY19 or AY20 and in
pay grade E9, or above the cut on the previous year service wide exam
(SWE) advancement eligibility list at the time of the panel convening,
and expected to advance NLT 01 DEC prior to the assignment year
(i.e. for AY19 must advance by 1 Dec 2018).
Exception: Members applying for the DV RFMC may be in pay grade E8.
3. Estimated report date is 1 July 2019.
4. RFMCs are the senior subject matter expert in their respective rating
and serve as advocate and advisor for all matters that could impact the
health and professional development of their rating.
5. Application Process: All members who are interested in this
prestigious position and meet the requirements set forth in REF (a) will
follow a two step process. Members shall add the RFMC position on their
PCS e-resume, and submit for RFMC screening in Direct Access NLT 4 OCT
2018. Members will be screened for the position and selected based on
desire, background, and performance.
a. Member's e-resume comments must include a narrative stating the
member's top concerns and priorities for their rating.
b. Command endorsements will attest to the member's eligibility and
ability to fulfill the duties of this position, as well as address
backfill concerns if the applicant is not tour complete in AY19.
6. Submission: Directions on how to submit for RFMC screening are:
a.  Log in to Direct Access
b.  In the "EMPLOYEE" box, click "Tasks"
c.  Select "My Panel Submissions" 
d.  When the My Panel Submissions screen appears, enter the following:
       Panel Source: Drop down menu to "Command Screening"
       Click “Go”
e.  When the search screen appears, enter the following:
       AD/Res Ind: Active Duty
       Bus unit: Enlisted
       Job Code: LEAVE BLANK
       Click "Search"
f.  A list of Screening Panels will appear.  Find the RFMC Panel
(click veiw all), then check the "Apply" box next to that panel. Click
g.  A command endorsement is required. The next step is to include the
    correct endorser’s EMPLID for a command endorsement, then click “Save”.
h.  Once the endorser has completed the entry, the endorser will
    click "Marked Final".
i.  Click "Save" 
7. While CG PSC-EPM is soliciting volunteers, EPM will screen all members
meeting eligibility requirements identified in paragraph 2. Rating AOs
will reach out to those members identified as candidates prior to the
screening submission deadline in order to allow time for panel submission
and command endorsement.
8. POCs:
A. AMT CWO Melissa Magaro, (202) 795-6574
B. AET CWO Marc Alarcon (202) 795-6603
B. BM  CWO Rudy Radakovich (202) 795-6571
C. CS  CWO Tim Lemelin, (202) 795-6570
C. DV  CWO Don Wiley, (202) 795-6587
D. EM  CWO Robert Amador, (202) 795-6586
E. HS  CWO Kate Svenson, (202) 795-6572
9. CDR S. K. Felger, Branch Chief, EPM-2, Personnel Service Center, sends.
10. Internet release authorized.