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Airplane Flight Instructor

Air Force Civilian Service Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

Duties

The primary purpose of the position is to provide ground and flight instruction in high performance, military airlift aircraft. Ability to administer combat flight training to military aircrews, instruct and evaluate 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.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.Projects unit training requirements and prepares required training records. Utilizes available training aids to instruct airplane aerodynamics, aircraft systems, emergency procedures, Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO) and specific crew duties.Maintains a thorough knowledge of airplane systems and procedures under normal, instrument and emergency conditions to give timely and accurate instruction to aircrews in the air or on the ground.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.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.Incumbents of these positions are subject to rotation to perform administrative tasks in any of the following Air Operations program support functional areas: Standardization/Evaluation, Weapons and Tactics, Training, Scheduling, Plans and Safety.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The basic qualification requirements are indicated below. These qualification requirements must be met, in addition to any military requirements, in order to be found qualified for and selected to this position.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:Minimum requirements: possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings; meeting the applicable flight hour requirements.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: (Please prepare written justification to the following KSAs as an attachment to your resume/application):

1. Ability to administer combat flight training to military aircrews, instruct and evaluate pilots through a broad training spectrum, in addition to performing pilot duties.

2. Knowledge and ability to plan develop and present comprehensive courses of instruction in both ground and flight training for pilots to achieve and maintain mission ready status.

3. Knowledge and ability to perform as flight instructor and/or flight examiner, evaluating and examining rated aircrew to assure training standards are met in these general areas: mission planning, preparation and briefing; ground operations, in-flight control, crew resource management and mission execution; mission debriefing and documentation accuracy.

4. Knowledge of airplane systems and procedures under normal, instrument and emergency conditions to give timely and accurate instruction to aircrews in the air or on the ground, conducted in both day and night missions, in visual and instrument conditions and with and without night vision devices.

5. Ability to brief and instruct preflight preparations including: intelligence briefings, mission planning, weather factors, mission objectives and other agency coordination to ensure safe flight procedures and effective mission accomplishment.

6. Ability to conduct comprehensive debrief of mission (to include video tape review and digital flight debriefing media) to ensure that the desired learning objectives were achieved and training rules were followed.

QUALITY AND TYPE OF EXPERIENCE: The required amount of experience/education will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification. The quality, type and scope of the experience/education must be of such nature as to demonstrate that applicants are fully qualified to perform the duties at the level for which they apply.

DOCUMENTATION: Applicants must explain in detail, in the application, how the specialized experience was acquired, including applicable dates. Applicants should include, with application, any training completion certificates/transcripts in the areas covered in the KSAs.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: Individual selected must be assigned, prior to appointment, to a compatible Duty Air Force Specialty Code of: 11H3J.

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Excepted Civil Service.  Individual selected must be assigned to a commissioned officer position in the New Mexico Air National Guard.  Individual must wear the uniform as prescribed by National Guard Bureau policies and the Adjutant General of New Mexico.

BENEFITS

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

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. Visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. Visit:http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. 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. Visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp


Other Information

RE-PROMOTION STATEMENT:  New Mexico Air National Guard technicians who were previously downgraded from a grade equal to, or higher than that advertised at the target grade in this announcement, and who are still receiving pay retention benefits from that downgrade, may be considered for this position as an exception to competition.  Technicians who desire re-promotion consideration must send a letter to the Human Resources Office, prior to the closing date of this announcement, requesting consideration for re-promotion.

RETENTION:  All applicants should consult with the 150th Retention office prior to accepting an AGR or full-time military technician position. Accepting a full-time position may affect incentives. Please contact MSgt Tim Walker @ 846-1370.

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) BENEFITS:  PCS benefits are not authorized.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:  The New Mexico National Guard is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Selection for a position will be made without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, political affiliation, marital status, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, non-disqualifying physical handicap, age (except military requirement for excepted technicians) or any other non-merit factor.  Under Public Law 90-486, veterans preference is not applicable.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:  This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  Determination for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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.




Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 466549300
Located In Albuquerque, NM
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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