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A. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDINST M1000.8A
1.Purpose: This message solicits Culinary Specialists (CS) interested
in assignment as a Special Command Aide (SCA). The positions below
are available in AY23.
GRADE POSN NR POSITION TITLE LOCATION
CSC 00073980 LEAD SCA LANTAREA REPFAC PORTSMOUTH, VA
CS1 00074397 CCG REPFAC WASHINGTON, DC
CS1 00006807 VCG REPFAC WASHINGTON, DC
CS1 00011940 D11 REPFAC ALAMEDA, CA
CS1 00078913 DDE JIATF SOUTH REPFAC KEY WEST, FL
CS1 00011383 D8 REPFAC NEW ORLEANS, LA
CS1 00011478 D9 REPFAC CLEVELAND, OH
CS2 00090020 DHS WASHINGTON, DC
2.Background: SCAs fill a variety of high visibility positions at
the White House, the Department of Homeland Security Executive
Dining Facility, the Commandant’s Flag Mess at Coast Guard
Headquarters, and Representational Facilities (REPFACs) around the
Coast Guard. Their responsibilities vary dependent upon the
assignment. SCAs provide support to senior leadership in the
execution of representational duties for the Coast Guard.
A. Assignment as a SCA is a unique opportunity to represent the
Coast Guard and to serve senior leadership as they execute
responsibilities and strengthen partnerships with foreign
dignitaries, senior government officials, and other organizational
stakeholders. To be successful, SCAs must be service-oriented,
have outstanding work ethic and initiative, and possess excellent
B. SCA duties for assignments at REPFACs include, but are not
limited to the following:
1.Household Management: Maintain the official entertainment
areas of the REPFAC, provide care for furnishings and equipment,
requisition, receive and account for government owned equipment,
coordinate, schedule, monitor work orders, and maintain REPFAC
2.Financial Management: Maintain accounting records of funds
drawn from the Flag officer’s personal accounts and other
official REPFAC funds, provide (as required) monthly, quarterly,
and yearly reports for all accounts. Plan, execute, and manage
procurements and assist contracting officers.
3.Enlisted Aide Duties: Act as point of contact for all
operations in the REPFAC to include serving as the safety and
security manager, liaison between the REPFAC and the Flag
officer’s staff, prepare uniforms and assist Flag Officers in
executing their official responsibilities.
4.Food Service: Plan and execute formal dinners, receptions,
and other similar events through the development of menus,
preparation of food, determining table arrangement and table
setting, greeting guests, and bartending.
5.Eligibility Requirements: Culinary Specialists who are tour
complete in AY 2023 or AY 2024, have consistently demonstrated a
superb work ethic, presently serve in pay grades E5-E7, meet
career sea time requirement for advancement to the next higher pay
grade, have a current secret clearance, and exemplify a sharp
6.Application Process: Eligible members must submit an
application package to CG PSC-EPM-2, through their chain of command,
sent via email to Nicholas.J.Wernicke(at)USCG.MIL and copy the SCA
Program Manager at Jason.T.Rohrs(at)USCG.MIL to arrive NLT
04 NOV 22. Special care should be taken to ensure emailed documents
including pictures are in color, not distorted, and completely
visible. The package must include:
A. A cover letter specifically addressing why the member is
interested in becoming an SCA (not to exceed two pages).
B. Command Endorsement – Command Endorsements are critical to the
selection process. Command Endorsements shall provide specific
comments on the member to include:
1.Eligibility (as noted in par. 4)
2.Summary of character
3.Personal appearance and military bearing
4.Professionalism, comfort, and ability to interact with senior
6.Culinary and other professional qualifications
C. Resume: The resume shall include assignment history (to
include dates, unit, rank, and duties), education and training,
personal awards, and any culinary presentation experience.
D. Copy of current Enlisted Employee Review (EER) summary.
E. Copy of most recent EER performance evaluation.
F. Applicants are allowed a maximum of two pages for photos of
their culinary works (optional).
6.Applicants for SCA duty shall submit billets they desire via
direct access. However, all applicants will be considered and
screened for all open positions in AY22. Assignment to specific
billets will be based on service needs.
7.POC: For additional information regarding specific SCA duties
and responsibilities contact the SCA Program Manager, CSCS Jason
Rohrs, at (202)372-4412. For additional information regarding
SCA Assignments or the CS rating, contact the CS assignment
officer at CGPSC-EPM-2, CWO2 Nicholas Wernicke at (202)795-6570.
8.Released by: CDR M. A. Deal, 202-795-6576
9.Internet release authorized.
SUBJ: AY23 SPECIAL COMMAND AIDE (SCA) SOLICITATION
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