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Flight Services Specialist

Air Force Civilian Service Cheyenne, WY
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Job Description

Duties

a. INTRODUCTION:

Position is located in Airfield Management/Flight Services Branch which is responsible for coordinating and maintaining liaison with military, federal, and local agencies concerning airspace utilization, flying operations, aircraft emergencies, search and rescue operations, and natural disasters. This full- performance level position provides direct support to unit and other military and civilian aircrews during scheduled and unscheduled flying and ground activities. The incumbent works independently on standard and extended and/or rotating shifts to provide aircrews with information and assistance necessary for planning and conducting safe flight operations.

b. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides preflight briefings to military and civilian aircrews, including those of foreign governments and civilian contractors on CONUS/International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) flight plans. Furnishes pilots with full range of necessary information pertinent to planning and completing their intended flight safely and assists them in making preflight decisions and calculations when required. Reviews and evaluates proposed flight plans for technical accuracy and compliance with USAF, FAA, DOD and ICAO directives. Ensures flight plan information is in proper format prior to processing plans into the FAA flight planning Aeronautical Information System (AIS).

Performs quality control on proposed flight plans with aircrews and provides special briefings to pilots of civilian and non-DOD government aircraft on flight planning procedures. Briefs aircrews on air traffic control, noise abatement, and Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) procedures to include special departure procedures, radar departures, communications requirements, and airfield conditions and restrictions. Ensures aircrews are briefed on Foreign Clearance Guide requirements for OCONUS flight operations. Briefs pilots on alternate airfields facilities, status and limitations of navigational aids, restricted areas, radio frequency changes, call letters, airfield obstructions, and other information necessary to accomplish the flight safely. Recommends revision and/or changes to flight plans as appropriate. Provides taxi, run-up, and takeoff information. Obtains and coordinates Pilot Report (PIREP) information to appropriate agencies related to mission profiles. Briefs Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS) as required prior to all flights. Provides flight following as required on all flight plans. Initiates special actions and /or precautions when VIPs, hazardous cargo, and air evacuation flights are involved. Maintains, issues, and destroys classified and COMSEC material for unit and transient aircraft.

Through the use of air-to-ground communications, communicates with pilots in flight with information regarding flight plans; clearances; advisories on local, enroute, and destination airfield conditions; messages; and other data effecting safety of flight. Coordinates with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC), Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) and control Tower on all flight plan changes. Provides special flight following services based on weather elements, airfield conditions, and aircraft characteristics. Sends and receives notifications of inbound and outbound air traffic including emergencies with FAA and local authorities.

Schedules and coordinates use of military special use airspace/facilities including air refueling areas, military operating areas, and landing and drop zones. Determines appropriate action in implementing emergency, Quick Reaction Checklist (QRCs), and operations plans. Activates secondary crash phone network for aircraft accidents, and in-flight and ground emergencies. Evaluates seriousness of incidents and notifies proper agencies. Initiates communications search for overdue and unreported military aircraft, and upon confirmation, implements search and rescue procedures. Conducts anti-hijacking procedures during passenger processing activities. Coordinates response activities with air traffic control and crash and rescue agencies and supports local authorities. Operates FAA flight planning communications equipment for input of flight plans, receiving arrival/departure messages, making queries concerning overdue aircraft and notifying the appropriate authorities. Monitors primary crash phone system, and activates and transmits emergency information on secondary crash circuits as required.

Qualifications

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Work involves supervising or performing administrative or technical work involved in the provision of transportation service.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying a variety of regulations and procedures. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Must possess at least 24 months experience, education, or training in arranging or procuring transportation for personnel, cargo or freight. Experience in pre and post auditing of freight bills, bills of lading, and personnel transportation vouchers. Experience coordinating and negotiating with organizations/personnel both orally and in writing to resolve differences/problems.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Position will include NCO of Airfield Operations and Training, previous Training Manager Experience is highly desired.

NOTE: Minimum and Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your specialized experience.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

·         Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

·         Prior completion of NCO Academy or Course 0009/0015 is required

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:

Enlisted:  1C7XX, 1C0X2

Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC 1C7X1 within 2 years.

1C7X1 ASVAB Requirements:

Must possess a minimum score of "40" on the MECHANICAL portion of the ASVAB and a minimum score of "50" on the GENERAL portion of the ASVAB.

Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 333233.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted.

DRIVERS LICENSE:

Must possess a valid states drivers license for the state in which the applicant lives or is principally employed.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

 

NONE.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

 

-    Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).

-    The Selected applicant must complete an "I-9, Employment Verification" and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.

-    Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.

-    Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).

-    Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.

-    Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

-    Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).

BENEFITS

The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp


Other Information

1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

3. The Wyoming Military Departments (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement& Promotion Plan, 1 December 2016, is available at:

http://wyomilitary.wyo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/WYMD-335-MPP-1-December-2016.pdf

Job Details

Date Posted August 7, 2017
Date Closes September 6, 2017
Requisition 466648800
Located In Cheyenne, WY
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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