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Air Force Civilian Service Westhampton Beach, NY

Job Description


Under the guidance and assistance of the aircraft commander/flight instructor, operates aircraft to become a fully qualified, mission-ready Navigator in unit type aircraft. The nature of flying activities which the incumbent must master is dictated by war plans, enemy threats, classified intelligence gathering, and gaining MAJCOM training requirements. Actual tasks include low level flying (down to 100 feet above ground level (AGL) and up to 540 Knots for fighter type aircraft, down to 300 feet AGL and 210-290 Knots for airlift/tanker type aircraft) and other degrees of hazard. Combat maneuvers, threat avoidance, and aerial flight survival must be firmly understood. Night aerial refueling (airplane typical) must be accomplished. Bombing, air-to-ground and air-to-air gunnery, air combat maneuvering, and other requirements exist for fighter organizations. Use of night vision devices, flying in mountainous terrain, performing combat assault landings on unprepared runways, and accomplishing aerial delivery of cargo/personnel (airplane typical) are required. Receives instruction and flight experience in the use of instruments, radio and navigation equipment, in-flight emergency operating procedures such as electrical, hydraulic, or engine failures, takeoff and landing procedures, penetration to landing areas, combat maneuvering procedures, weapon delivery procedures, and other exercises dictated by the unit aircraft and associated missions.


In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this NAVIGATOR position, you must meet the following criteria.


Experience which provided a working knowledge of the navigation systems and navigational instruments of the assigned airframe.


Must have at least 36 months experience, education or training that has required you to obtain information on type of mission, weather and intelligence data, and special instructions; experience preparing navigation flight plans; experience that provided a knowledge of proper readings and operations of navigational systems. Experience that shows your ability to test and inspect the operation of compasses, navigation systems, or radio and radar equipment; experience utilizing various navigational methods and aids to accomplish flying missions. Experience computing the effect of various factors during flight to establish present course and project balance of course and ability to train, evaluate and certify proficiency and competency of lower graded personnel AND you must have completed the necessary hours required for your current airframe. (ex. 1000 hours total navigation time which includes 200 hours time in the C-130).


Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSAs listed below.   Applicants are encouraged to address the KSAs in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application.   Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.

1.  Knowledge of the methods of air navigation (e.g., dead reckoning, celestial, or radio) appropriate to the flight training mission, and skill to apply this knowledge in planning and performing the navigation portion of the mission.

2.  Knowledge of aircraft systems and equipment related to the navigation function, and skill to operate systems, cross-check information, and translate navigational data into useful and reliable information for the pilot.

3.  Knowledge of basic aerodynamics and the effect of various forces and conditions on flight operations, and skill in considering these factors in planning missions and during flight.

4.  Knowledge of methods of instruction and the navigational requirements of assigned missions, and skill in using this knowledge in ground training and in-flight instruction of navigators.

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

Military Grades: 


Compatible Military Assignments:  




PLEASE NOTE:  In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following documents:

1.     RESUME

(-Resume must have a "from and to" date for each position worked in. The date must be month and year format. Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013.

-      Must indicate your salary for each experience worked in.

-      Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status.

*If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.*)

2.    OF 306 (MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT) (can be retrieved from


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Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

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Job Details

Date Posted July 11, 2018
Date Closes August 10, 2018
Requisition 465887100
Located In Westhampton beach, NY
SOC Category 00-0000.00