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Airplane Flight Instructor

Air Force Civilian Service Garden City, GA
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Job Description

Duties

The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • Pilot advanced, single or multi-engine military airplane, high performance military fighter aircraft on tactical/non-tactical assigned missions using advanced precision instrument flight techniques in conjunction with air navigational
    aids.   
  •  Prepare for flight to include: securing current and forecast weather information to determine conditions along the proposed route of flight and at the destination; plans the flight through the study of maps and charts to determine   routing, intermediate stops, alternate destination, fuel requirements, estimated flying time and, if required, files the airplane flight plan; checks or verifies that the airplane is ready for flight, including such aspects as loading  and weight distribution, maintenance or service conditions, and performing prescribed preflight checks; ensures that any passengers and crew members are briefed on the nature and purpose of the flight and the procedures to be followed in  an emergency; and obtains the proper clearances to begin the flight. 
  • Operate the airplane with the utmost safety to include: adhering to flight procedures and parameters specified in the airplane flight manual; communicating and coordinating with ground units and controlling activities; monitoring    performance of the airplane and progress of the flight; and takes corrective action, including the use of emergency procedures as required.  
  •  Accomplish post-flight activities to include: maintaining airplane logs and forms; writing flight reports; coordinating with maintenance personnel on service conditions; and conducts post-flight checks.  
  • Serve as the Air Commanders representative when performing duties as Supervisor of Flying (SOF) and is responsible for the safe and efficient mission accomplishment of the unit.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Mandatory Qualification Requirements: Eligibility requirements for Dual Status technician positions in this occupation are based on the candidates possession of Federal Aviation Administration pilot certificates -OR- appropriate military certifications, military ratings in the main-frame military aircraft of employment, and the required competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities).

 General Experience: An applicant must have a competent understanding of the occupations basic principles and concepts. Applicants should have 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: Applicant must have least 24 months specialized experience working experiences in civilian aviation programs; or, military service aviation programs (active duty or reserve components); or, Air National Guard Wing/ Operations Group.  Experienced in piloting and   instructing pilot skills in one or more of the following main- frame/military aircraft:  Fixed-wing, rotary, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).  Experienced in reading and applying mission tasks, intelligence reports, and weather  information.  Experienced in supervising and/or conducting mission planning, mission preparations, filing of flight plans, and conducting crew briefings.  Experienced in aircraft preflight inspections, aircraft loading, equipment assessments, and mission manning.  Experienced in operating aircraft controls and equipment. Experienced in conducting or supervising crew member training on simple to complex mission specific tasks.  Experienced in developing plans and policies, monitoring operations, and advising commanders. 

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. A Graduate Degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.  Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.

Other Requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

National Guard Compatibility: Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Airplane Flight Instructor position, the selectee must be assigned to the 165th Operations Squadron  in the Georgia Air National Guard as an Officer in AFSC: 11X.  Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Air Force uniform as prescribed by AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are 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
Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp.


Other Information

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).

Job Details

Date Posted August 8, 2017
Date Closes September 7, 2017
Requisition 467236300
Located In Garden city, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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