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Hurricane Graphic  Where can I get the latest hurricane evacuation information? All the latest evacuation information can be found on the JIATFS Facebook page.
   
 Hurricane Graphic  When does the Hurricane season start? Hurricane Season starts June 1st and lasts until November 30th.
   
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Located at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF South) conducts detection and monitoring (D&M) operations throughout their Joint Operating Area to facilitate the interdiction of illicit trafficking in support of national and partner nation security. 

JIATF South coordinates with the interagency and international partners to illuminate transnational organized crime networks and support interdiction and apprehension by U.S. and Partner Nation law enforcement agencies.
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Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, JIATF South Director; Navy Rear Adm. Stephanie Keck, JIATF South Deputy Director; and Mr. Brett Chianella, FBI, JIATF South Vice Director; recently hosted dignitaries from the FBI. Mr. Paul Abbate, FBI Associate Deputy Director, and other FBI personnel received an orientation brief and information on JIATF South's intel and operations. Select JIATF South personnel and liaison officers were also recognized with FBI Director's Certificates.
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Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, JIATF South Director, recently hosted Ambassador Peter Hoekstra, U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands. Ambassador Hoekstra received an orientation brief, information on JIATF South's operations, and introductions to JIATF South foreign liaison officers.
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JIATF South military and civilian members were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments and service during the June All Hands ceremony. Congrats to our awardees, and thank you for your commitment to excellence!
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JIATF South's OS1 Casey Smith was recently honored as U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)'s 2018 Senior Enlisted Person of Year. Check out the story on page 5 of the NAS Key West's Southernmost Flyer. Congratulations, OS1 Smith, on the well-deserved recognition!
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Colombia Navy Capt. Juan C. Jimenez, Foreign Liaison Officer, received the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the JIATF South Certificate of Appreciation from Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, Director JIATF South in recognition of his significant contributions as the Colombian FLO for JIATFS. Committed to excellence!
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Panama SENAN Col. Ramon Nanato Lopez, Foreign Liaison Officer, received the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the JIATF South Certificate of Appreciation from Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, Director JIATF South in recognition of his significant contributions as the Panamanian FLO for JIATFS. Congratulations!
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Netherlands Navy Lt. Cmdr. Cornelis Smits, Foreign Liaison Officer, received the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the JIATF South Certificate of Appreciation from Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, Director JIATF South in recognition of his significant contributions as the Netherlands FLO for JIATFS. The contributions of partner nations are essential to the task force's goal of countering illicit trafficking.
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Ms. Teresa Cassibry recently received the Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award from Ms. Angela Larsen, Director, Resources and Assessments, JIATF South. Congratulations!
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Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, JIATF South Director; and Mr. Tom Mittnacht, JIATF South Political Advisor; recently hosted Mr. Ulf Gamradt, German Federal Police Senior Inspector. Mr. Gamradt received an orientation brief and information on JIATF South's operations.
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Mr. David Lent, CBP, JIATF South Vice Director; and Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Sean Edwards, JIATF South Command Master Chief; recently hosted the latest KEYSTONE class. Visitors received an orientation brief and introduction to JIATF South operations, intelligence and innovation and technology activities.
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Happy 243rd birthday, US Army! JIATF South marked the occasion with a cake cutting for its personnel.
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Col. A. Dwight Davis, JIATF South Chief of Staff, retires from the Air Force after 26 years of distinguished service. All seats were filled for the retirement ceremony held onboard JIATF South. Thank you for your service, Col. Davis. Blue skies and tail winds!
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USSOUTHCOM Component Logistics Forum was recently held at USSOUTHCOM to provide a venue to discuss logistics topics of interest within the SOUTHCOM AOR with emphasis on the Hurricane season and related Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief.
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Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, JIATF South Director, and Mr. David Lent, CBP, JIATF South Vice Director, recently hosted dignitaries from Curacao, St. Maarten and the Netherlands. Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout, Governor of Curaçao; His Excellency Eugene Holiday, Governor of St. Maarten; Brig. Gen. Peter Jan de Vin, Commander Netherlands Forces in the Caribbean; and their staff received information about JIATF South's role in countering illicit trafficking in the Caribbean and the valuable roles that our international partners play in this mission.
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JIATF South military and civilian members were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments and service during the May All Hands ceremony. Congrats to our awardees, and thank you for your commitment to excellence!
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JIATF South personnel and families: This week and next, JIATF South is conducting exercises in preparation for the hurricane season. These simulated hurricane exercises will test our messaging platforms, using our Crisis Action Team members as recipients. In the case of an actual emergency, messages will be sent to the larger JIATF South community and posted to this Facebook page. Please make sure you "follow" this page for important updates. We are dedicated to timely, accurate communications to ensure the well-being of our people and their families.
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Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, JIATF South Director, and Navy Rear Adm. Stephanie Keck, JIATF South Deputy Director, recently hosted participants of the Secretary of Defense's Spring 2018 Foreign Attachés Operations Orientation Program (OOP). Thirty-five foreign attachés received an orientation brief and an introduction to JIATF South operations. OOP fosters closer cooperation between the U.S. Department of Defense and foreign militaries.
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Update: This job is permanent (not temporary). We've updated the below listing with the accurate information. ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: JIATFS - 019 JOB TITLE: Resources Management Technician SERIES & GRADE: GG-0503-09 SALARY RANGE: $53,786 to 69,923/Per Year OPEN PERIOD: 11 May 2018 – 21 May 2018 POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent Position DUTY LOCATION: 1 vacancy in the following location: Key West, FL WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret SUPERVISORY STATUS: No PCS IS NOT AUTHORIZED. RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT IS NOT AUTHORIZED. Job Summary: Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the ST-APF-W453AA US SOUTHERN COMMAND, Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South, Key West, FL. Email documents to: southcom.key-west.jiatfs-j1.list.jobs@mail.mil WARNING: Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted. Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for the attached JIATFS vacant position. You must identify which category or categories you meet, and provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories. • Current Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee • Current Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (excluding Army) • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army) • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD) • Former Permanent Federal Employee eligible to be reappointed • Veteran with a service-connected disability of 30% or more • Disabled Veteran with a service-connected disability of more than 10%/less than 30% • Applicant eligible for 10-Point Other veteran's rating or Derived Veterans' Preference • Veteran eligible for 5-Point Preference • U.S. Citizen Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with Department of the Army (DA) policy Volume (AP-V) 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION: Current Federal employees: You are required to submit acceptable documentation of your appointment eligibility, by submitting a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. Veterans: You are required to submit acceptable proof of your preference or appointment eligibility. Acceptable documentation is a DD Form 214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) and time lost (if any). The member 4 copy of your DD Form 214 is required as well as any documentation concerning a disability (SF-15 and Veterans Affairs Notification of Preference). HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application package (resume, supporting documents) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for JIATF South vacant positions. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. All Department of the Army job applications require: - A copy of your RESUME showing relevant experience. Your resume may be submitted in any format. Your resume must include your first and last name, current address, current email address, current phone number, job title, duties and accomplishments. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for the vacancy. You are encouraged to include your employer's name and address, and your supervisor's name and phone number, as selecting officials frequently check references before scheduling interviews. If you are a Federal Civil Service employment should include your job title, pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. Human Resource Specialist, GS-0201-09). - Documentation which proves you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The "Proof of Eligibility" attachment describes eligibility categories and what document(s) are required as proof. You must meet the requirements of at least one eligibility category, specified in the "Who May Apply" section of the job opportunity announcement, to receive further consideration. In addition, some jobs also require: - Transcripts - Copies of job-related Licenses or Certificates This is a Career Program Position (CP) 11 Duties: Will provide a variety of support functions in the Resources and Assessment Directorate, serving as Customer Service Representative (CSR) for the Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS) within the Command for the Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South, Truman annex, Key West, FL. Will Implement and manage the day-to-day activities during system operations (e.g. personnel data download and review, business process analysis, Defense Travel System (DTS) training and Defense Accounting and Disbursing System (DADS) and Commercial Travel Office (CTO) connectivity). Coordinate development of traveler profiles, organizational data, reporting, budgetary, and document flow procedures in DTS. Serve as liaison for payroll functions between employees and the DFAS payroll offices, assisting in the resolution of all payroll problems. Serve as Agency Program Coordinator for the government travel card program. Experience required: Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS/GG-7). Specialized experience is defined as experience with civilian and/or military personnel management; interagency regulations and administrative procedures. Experience in the organization, its mission, functions, and policies; as well as knowledge of Defense travel and updating and maintaining the DTS database as changes occur within the organization. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas: • Joint Military and Interagency Regulations • Knowledge of Defense Travel System • Knowledge of Civilian Pay System • Customer Service Representative CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 1. The incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. 2. You will be required to provide proof of U.S Citizenship. 3. May be required to perform Temporary Duty (TDY) travel to worldwide locations 25% or less of the time. 4. THIS A FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT LEVEL 1 Certified position designated as such in accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, section 1051, amending 10 United States Code, section 1599d. Incumbent of this position is required to comply with all Department of Defense and Department of the Army requirements of this certification program. This certification requirement is a condition of employment for this position. Failure to obtain this certification within the required time may subject the incumbent to adverse action. 5. Recruitment/Relocation incentive is not authorized. 6. Two year trial may be required. EEO Policy Statement The United States Army does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of this application hiring process, please notify the Hosting HR Specialist for assistance. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.
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Congratulations to our Directorate of Resources and Assessments (J8), for winning the South Florida Federal Executive Board's Team of the Year Award (Administrative category). The J8 team was recognized for their exceptional job performance, dedication to continued self-improvement, and community service efforts. Job well done!
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Earlier today at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, Coast Guard Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro assumed command of Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South from Coast Guard Rear Adm. Christopher J. Tomney, during a Change of Command Ceremony presided over by Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, Commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). The official change in leadership was marked by transfer of the JIATF South flag.
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