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- Kennesaw, Georgia
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Supervisory Airplane Pilot job at US Department of Transportation in Kennesaw GA
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DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryDue to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening the selectees report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible up to and including full time until it is determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where this position is located on a regular basis.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesThis position is located in the Flight Program Operations Aircraft Operations Directorate. The Aircrew Training Group provides innovative flight training for agency pilots and crew members in the ever-changing aviation industry. This program is continuously updated to reflect safety and training trends and observations to model industry best practices for curriculum content flexible delivery and state of the art use of media for the delivery of proficiency qualification and standardization services to participants.Serves as Supervisory Airplane Pilot Aircrew Training Program for Flight Program Operations. Establishes and implements an approved training program under 14 CFR 135. Directs the accomplishment of training development planning and support activities that meet 14 CFR 135 our voluntary 14 CFR Part 5 SMS and other applicable rules and directives for Flight Program Operations missions. Defines and directs activities for the FAA approved training program and prepares or contracts training curriculum for each type of aircraft and for each crewmember required for that type aircraft. Directs subordinates responsible for the delivery of instruction in accordance with the FAA approved training program.Managerial duties include; setting priorities assigning tasks approving leave and taking or recommending corrective/disciplinary action as appropriate. Determines performance standards and evaluates work performance of employees. Ensures the qualification and currency of crewmembers (e.g. medical evaluations and training). Resolves personnel complaints within the group; recommends/approves expenses for overtime equipment and personnel within the facility. Identifies ways to improve production and increase the quality of work directed. Communicates and reinforces EEO policies and programs and ensures flight operations/staff employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner. Makes decisions on work problems presented by employees and/or managers.Executes and updates as required the Flight Program Operations FAA Approved Training Program including related record keeping to ensure compliance with safety and standardization requirements mandated by applicable Code of Federal Regulations and FAA directives.Manages budget and requests additional resources as needed. Contributes to budget planning process and projects short-term future needs. May have delegated authority within guidelines to make commitments for the organization to establish new policies/procedures and to make exceptions.Typically applies advanced technical knowledge of 14 CFR regulatory requirements Flight Program Operations policies practices and processes safety and the interrelatedness of these components in order to design develop implement and manage the following technical training components; (1) initial and recurrent aircrew training; (2) hands-on or demonstration during initial and recurrent emergency and/or safety equipment training on aircraft; (3) 14 CFR 135 initial training for new hire employees in accordance with the Flight Program Operations FAA Approved Training Program (4) initial and recurring training for Flight Inspection; Research Development Testing and Evaluation; and the Transportation missions.Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit Flight Program Operations and the FAA/ATO with subordinates peers higher-level managers and through frequent interaction with our 142 training partners as well as other industry operators to garner training program best-practices to discuss status of projects/programs. In some areas may also have frequent contact with customers to explain policies procedures or for other project/program purposes.The incumbent shall maintain a Class I Medical Certificate; possess a U.S. Airline Transport Pilot Certificate; and will participate in the FAA Flight Program as an active pilot flight crewmember.Travel Required75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.Supervisory statusYesPromotion PotentialNA Job family (Series)2181 Aircraft Operation RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Designated or Random Drug Testing required. Successful completion of a security investigation will be required. A one-year probationary period may be required. Flight/Medical Certificates must be uploaded with application. FAA Form 3330-47-3 must be uploaded with application. A one-year supervisory probationary period may be required.QualificationsComplete OPM Qualifications Standard for the Aircraft Operation Series 2181 available at: Eligibility Requirements: Minimum eligibility requirements for positions in this occupation are based on possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings meeting the applicable flight hour requirements and possession of the knowledge and skills required for the positions.Certificates and Ratings: All applicants will possess an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. In addition all applicants must possess either a valid first or second-class medical certificate. Selected candidates must obtain a first class medical certificate prior to appointment.TOTAL FLIGHT TIME - 1500 Hours; Flight time as a pilot in command or copilot in aircraft of any weight or category is creditable for this requirement. For in-service placement actions up to one-fourth of the total flight hours may be waived for candidates who have demonstrated possession of the knowledge and skills needed to perform the work provided: 1) applicant holds the required certificates and ratings; 2) applicant has acquired the pilot-in-command hours and flight hours in other categories essential to performance of the work; 3) applicant meets the requirements in terms of level and quality of experience; and 4) applicants flying history indicates they are qualified for the position.PILOT-IN-COMMAND TIME - 250 Hours; Only flight hours acquired as pilot-in-command are creditable.NIGHT FLYING TIME - 75 Hours; For in-service placement actions 25 hours may be waived if the applicant demonstrates the ability to perform the work.FLYING TIME LAST 12 MONTHS - 100 Hours; For in-service placement actions up to one-half of the flight hours may be waived provided the applicants total background reflects the ability to perform the duties of the position safely. NOTE: Flight time in a FAA approved level C or D full flight simulator is creditable towards meeting the recency of flight experience. If applicable applicant must document time in the Airplane PIC or SIC blocks of the Total in Last 12 Months section of the FAA Form 3330-47-3.MULTIENGINE AIRPLANE TIME - 500 Hours; Experience may have been in either light or heavy multi-engine airplanes.INSTRUMENT TIME - 75 Hours; At least 10 of the required hours must have been logged in actual instrument weather. The balance may have been acquired in a flight simulator or as other types of instrument flight time; e.g. hood instrument.FLIGHT CHECK - A pre-employment flight test may be required except for previous FG-2181 who have flown under Flight Program Operations Air Operator Certificate within the last 24 months.In order to verify your flight hours applicants MUST provide FA Form 3330-47-3. Click here to obtain a copy of the required form.ANDTO QUALIFY AT THE FV-K (FG/GS 15) level you must demonstrate in your application you possess at least one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to FV-J (FG/GS 14) level. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.Specialized experience may include but not limited to: managing a pilot training program applying comprehensive technical knowledge of the aviation industry; general principles of aviation safety statutes regulations directives and policies governing a flight program; directing the design planning and implementation of training program based business strategies and goals; experience in organizing training and designing the educational curriculum in an aviation environment.ANDSELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Candidate must have an Airline Transport Pilot (FAA) certificate AND documented knowledge of managing a training program in a commercial airline local state federal or military aviation environment with compliance to 14 CFR.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.Applicants should include specialized experience in their Work History.Applicants may be asked to verify information on their application for employment with the FAA.EducationSee Qualifications RequiredEligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s) if applicable may be further evaluated on the Demonstrated Abilities and Other Factors listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order category grouping or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process) the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore as an applicant for this announcement you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Knowledge Skills and Ability (KSA) in your work history please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.Preview Job QuestionnaireMake sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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