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AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Air Force Civilian Service Swanton, OH
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Job Description

Duties

- 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. Plans, develops and presents comprehensive courses of instruction in both ground and flight training for pilots to achieve and maintain mission ready status. Performs as instructor, and/or flight examiner for ground training which consists of classroom academics and/or aircrew training device (ATD) (simulator) training. Performs as a 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, cockpit resource management and mission execution; mission debriefing and reconstruction accuracy. Determines progress and proficiency levels; provides re-qualification evaluations and directs/provides specialized remedial or additional training as necessary. Evaluates formal training directives, and develops course changes, new material, new training systems and methods.
- Projects unit training requirements and prepares required training records. Utilizes available training aids to instruct airplane aerodynamics, aircraft systems, emergency procedures, and specific crew duties. Ensures that all applicable directives, instructions, and technical orders applicable to the aircraft and mission are current and adhered to. Reviews, analyzes, and disseminates accident reports, flying safety publications, and special interest items. Determines additional aircrew training requirements to advance aircrew proficiency while maintaining the lowest possible accident rate.
- 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. Flight training will be conducted in both day and night missions in visual and instrument conditions.
- 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. Conducts 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. The incumbent monitors physical capability, mental attitudes and individual problems of aircrew that may adversely affect flying performance.

- Serves as the Air Commanders 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. The SUP/SOF has the authority to cancel flying activities, divert aircraft, dictate mission requirements, approve specific activities, coordinate for airport or airspace utilization with FAA, and direct emergency actions involving Unit Equipment (UE) airplanes.

****  A more comprehensive detailed description of the position may be found in Position Description D1809P01 in the employing unit or in the Human Resources Office  ****

Qualifications

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

 

  • Minimum Military Grade: MAJ (O-4)
  • Maximum Military Grade: MAJ (O-4)
  • Must be a current and qualified K11F3H

If you are willing to take a demotion to be considered for this position you must clearly indicate your intentions in your resume.

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW.

THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED.

General Experience: Based on possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings, meeting the applicable flight hour requirements. 

Specialized Experience: (GS-2181-13)

-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 performing or supervising the work procedures involved in navigation, in-flight refueling, search and rescue operations, surveillance, or reconnaissance.

-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.

-Experienced in flight theory, air navigation, meteorology, flying directives, aircraft operating procedures, and mission tactics.

-Experienced in planning and preparing for missions; and, must have at least two years experiences in piloting or instructing others in piloting specific air-frame/military aircraft.

-Experienced 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.

 

Requirements

This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 

Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - FSAFeds allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

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

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - FEGLI offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional 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


Other Information


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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 466501900
Located In Swanton, OH
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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