Aircraft Flight Instructor Indefinite Hot
- Sandston, Virginia
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Aircraft Flight Instructor Indefinite job at Department of Defense in Sandston VA
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DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryTHIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.This National Guard position is for a Aircraft Flight Instructor (Title 32) (Indefinite) Position Description Number D0610000 and is part of the VA AASF National Guard.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesAs a Aircraft Flight Instructor GS-2181-13 you will perform the below duties: Plans and implements flight training and instruction for rated pilots and instructor pilots in accordance with the Aircrew Training Manual (ATM). Adjusts course material to meet individual needs. For a substantial portion of the time (at least 20%) performs one or more of the following: a) trains instructs and evaluates pilots in operating aircraft using advanced instrument flight techniques; b) instructs pilots in methods of instruction and evaluates instructor pilots proficiency to engage in flight instruction; cl instructs pilots in operating advanced attack helicopters or heavy multi-engine advanced transport helicopters. Conducts training flights involving operating an aircraft through reference to instruments and use of automatic direction finding equipment such as Omni directional radials ground control approach and instrument landing systems on and off Federal airways. Conducts refresher mission and continuation training in light fixed wing or utility and observer helicopters. Trains pilots in basic and advanced techniques required to support the Pilots unit mission. Conducts training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in advanced flight techniques required in combat situations tactical flying at night in all weather conditions and with the use of night vision devices flight maneuvers which take advantage of the terrain low level flight short field takeoffs and landings flying in formation evasive maneuvers and emergency procedures involving engine failures and malfunctions of hydraulic and electrical systems over hazardous terrain. Performs routine operational flight assignments. Transports passengers including dignitaries to and from a variety of different points. As required performs maintenance test flights of aircraft following repair of maintenance.Travel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNone Job family (Series)2181 Aircraft Operation RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing states National Guard required prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.QualificationsNOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY)and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume.WHO CAN APPLY:GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Warrant/Commissioned Officers (W1/WO1 - O5/LTC) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Warrant/Commissioned Officers (W1/WO1 - O5/LTC) regardless of employment status (Traditional Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to or during the advertisement period.GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Army National Guard.Military Grades: Warrant/Commissioned Officers (W1/WO1 - O5/LTC)Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.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: Must have at least 36 months of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:(1) Must have experience in operating a specific main-frame military aircraft mission planning and mission preparation.(2) Experienced in reviewing and analyzing mission tasking intelligence and weather information.(3) Experienced in filing flight plans and conducting crew briefings.(4) Experienced in aircraft preflight inspections aircraft loading and equipment assessments.EducationIf you are using Education to qualify for this positionYou must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
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