AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, Position Description Number D1810P01
and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard.
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As an AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, GS-2181-13, you will provide ground and flight instruction in high performance, military airlift aircraft i.e. C-130, KC-135, C-5, C-17 and other similar type jumbo aircraft.
Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:
Instructs and evaluates pilots through a broad training spectrum, in addition to performing pilot duties, which may include but is not limited to: Initial Qualification Training (IQT), Mission Qualification Training (MQT), Continuation Training (CT), Upgrade Training (UG), Special Capability Training (A glossary of mission/sortie and event definitions can be found in AFI 11-2 MDS - Volume 1).
Assesses flight instructors, pilots and other aircrew members assigned, attached, or newly acquired to the unit to determine flying background and proficiency in the Unit Equipped (UE) airplane.
Evaluates formal training directives, and develops course changes, new material, new training systems and methods.
Determines additional aircrew training requirements to advance aircrew proficiency while striving to attain a zero accident rate.
Briefs and instructs preflight preparations including: intelligence briefings, mission planning, weather factors, mission objectives, and other agency coordination to ensure safe flight procedures and effective mission accomplishment.
Monitors physical capability, mental attitudes and individual problems of aircrew that can adversely affect flying performance.
Serves as the Air Commander's representative when performing duties as: Operations Supervisor (SUP), Supervisor of Flying (SOF), or Stand-by Duty Officer (SDO); and is responsible for the safe and efficient mission accomplishment of the unit through the use of an Operational Risk Management (ORM) program.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
#### Job family (Series)
2181 Aircraft Operation
Air Crew Officers
Officers, Air Crew
Conditions of Employment
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR appropriate military certifications, military ratings in the main-frame military aircraft of employment, and the required competencies.
Graduated from USAF or USN Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT).
Required to perform Chemical Warfare Defense (CWD) training in the pilot CW ensemble.
A recruitment incentive may be paid to an eligible individual HOWEVER is subject to the aggregate limitation.
: Officer Only - May not exceed the rank of Lt Col.
Compatible Military Assignments
: 11MX,11RX, 11SX
Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.
: Full professional knowledge of aircraft operations programs, Federal Aviation Administration policies, training, flight certification programs, guiding principles, and techniques. A minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade (or a comparable military rank) immediately below the next higher level.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-13 Level -
Must have 24 months of working experiences in civilian aviation programs; or, military service aviation programs (active duty or reserve components); or, in the Army National Guard Aviation Support facility; or, Air National Guard Wing/ Operations Group; Experience in supervising and/or conducting mission planning, mission preparations, filing of flight plans, and conducting crew briefings; Experience in performing or supervising the work procedures involved in navigation, in-flight refueling, search and rescue operations, surveillance, or reconnaissance; Experience in piloting or instructing others in piloting specific air-frame/military aircraft; Experience in various piloting administrative tasks performed in support of Air National Guard aviation programs; Experience in aviation unit quality control management programs; Experience in the unit flying, explosive, and ground safety programs in accordance with Department of the Air Force, National Guard Bureau, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration directives; Experienced in applying directives, regulations, accident reports, safety data, and local operating conditions to determine unit safety program requirements; Experience in using applicable Army aviation regulations, policies, requirements and standards, skills and practices; and, the application of instructional techniques to the training of other pilots in the Army National Guard flying facilities; Experience in standardization and evaluation programs, written ground examinations, emergency procedures, and aircrew performance standards in accordance with applicable directives and Federal Aviation Administration certification requirements.
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the lower grade level in the Federal service in order to be considered for this position.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, i.e. the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed below. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position.
You must meet the following Education requirement to qualify for this position; An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
A recruitment incentive may be paid to an eligible individual HOWEVER is subject to the aggregate limitation. The authorized agency official must review and approve the recruitment incentive determination before the prospective employee enters on duty in the position for which recruited.
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If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (****If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
Other supporting documents (as applicable)
NGIL Form 73
*****NGIL Form 73 -
Illinois National Guard Technician Program Supplement to Application for Dual Status (DS), to reflect military qualifications. Complete and accurate data is essential to ensure fair evaluation, applicants with no military qualifications must submit form stating not applicable and signature on page 2 of the NGIL Form 73.
*Documents NOT accepted: photographs, copies of position descriptions, training certificates, performance ratings, awards and letters of appreciation.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: ****A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply
to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents
to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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This job originated on ****For the full announcement and to apply, visit ****Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at ****will be considered.
Open & closing dates:
07/12/2018 to 08/06/2018
$98,316 to $127,812 per year
Pay scale & grade: