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Position is for a Supervisory Airplane Pilot within the United States Marshal Service (USMS), Justice Prisoner & Alien Transportation System (JPATS) Aviation Branch in Oklahoma City, OK.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Directs the JPATS Flight Operations
- Develops and implements Flight Operation policies, procedures, and guidelines
- Serves as Pilot-in-Command or International Pilot-in-Command of (12,500 pounds or more) turbine, turbo-prop, and reciprocating multi-engine fixed wing aircraft (may be required to operate small single or multi-engine fixed wing aircraft)
- Ensures that all pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight operations are conducted in accordance with FAA regulations and other standards and policies
- Ensures aircraft are maintained in an airworthy condition
- Supervises a flight crew and other staff
- Appraises and evaluates flight programs for improvement
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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Conditions Of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship Required.
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and security investigation.
- This is a Testing Designated Position and is subject to random drug testing.
- A one year trial/probationary period may be required.
- You must meet all qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- Must possess and submit current Class II FAA Medical Cert
- Must possess and submit FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
- Selectee(s) must enter into a 1 year service agreement.
- Current or former Federal employees applying under merit promotion considerations must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements for consideration.
QualificationsTIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-13 is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level. (Must submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. No award SF-50 will be accepted).
QUALIFICATION 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:
Candidates must possess a current FAA Air Transport Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating. (Note: Candidates establishing eligibility based on military flight experience must provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing their status as an appropriate rated military pilot. You must submit a copy of your certificates and ratings to show you meet the following requirements:
- FAA Air Transport Pilot Certificate (Front and Back) with Multi-Engine Land rating
- FAA Air Transport Pilot Certificate (Front and Back) with at least one heavy turbojet/turbo prop type rating
You must possess the flight experience described below that demonstrates the following knowledge and skills:
- Flying large (over 12,500 pounds gross weight) turbine powered, turbo-prop, and/or reciprocating multi-engine fixed wing aircraft;
- Operating aircraft over established routes for transporting passengers, freight, and supplies;
- Ensuring pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight operations were conducted with the standards set by applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations;
- Ensuring an aircraft is properly maintained;
- Completing and submitting aircraft maintenance reports, logs, and trip reports; and
- Performing pre-flight and post-flight inspections.
Minimum Flight Hour Requirements:
You must possess the following minimum flight hours. Please include flight hour information for the following categories within your resume/application.
- Flying Time--Last 12 Months: 100
- Multi-Engine Aircraft: 500
- Current Class II FAA medical certificate is required. (You must submit a copy of your certificate with your application.)
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
This position is open to Competitive Merit Promotion, Non-Competitive, and Special Hiring Authority eligibles. You must meet the requirements for one of the following categories to be eligible.
1. A current permanent competitive service employee; former Federal employee who achieved career status in the competitive service; or former Federal employee who served on a career conditional appointment without achieving career status in the competitive service who was separated less than three years ago. You must submit an SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional (Tenure field is 1 or 2); AND status in the competitive service (Position Occupied field is 1).
2. A Veteran applying under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) must submit a copy of your most recent DD-214 showing an honorable discharge. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, an applicant must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated from the armed forces after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Veterans who were released shortly before completing a 3-year tour are considered to be eligible. Note: Current career/career conditional Federal employees applying under VEOA must submit a qualifying SF-50 to show they meet time-in-grade.
3. A 30% or more Disabled Veteran. You must submit a copy of your DD-214, a completed SF-15, and letter from the VA dated 1991 or later.
4. Military Spouses. You are eligible if: 1) you are the spouse of an active duty member of the Armed Forces; 2) you are the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who retired or separated with a disability rating of 100 percent; or 3) you are the un-remarried widow or widower of a member of the Armed Forces killed while in active duty status.Please submit supporting documentation to be considered (e.g. Spouse's active duty orders, proof of marriage status, SF-15, Spouse's DD-214, Spouse's disability letter from VA, etc.)
5. Schedule A: DOJ welcomes and encourages applicants from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advance on the basis of merit. Documentation of eligibility under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e. state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. Territory that issues or provides disability benefits. This letter must be separate from any Veterans' Preference documentation.
6. A Former Peace Corps or VISTA Volunteers Appointment. Please submit documentation to be considered.
7. Other non-competitive authorities (please see announcement language for applicable authorities.)
8. A current or former Land Management Bureau employee who has served at least 24 months under a time-limited competitive appointment who is eligible for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. If referred, all relevant documents, including performance appraisals and incentive awards, submitted with your application package will be available to the selecting official for review and consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Aircraft Maintenance
- Flight Operations
- Managing Human Resources
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and have a final assessment score of 85 or better. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. For more information about ICTAP eligibility click here.
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and have a final assessment score of 85 or better. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. For more information about CTAP eligibility click here.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- Your Resume; Cover Letter optional.
- A complete online Assessment Questionnaire.
- FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate with a multi engine-land rating
- FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate with at least one large turbojet/turbo-prop type rating
- Class II FAA Medical Certificate
- Flight Hours
- Other Supporting Documents, if applicable:
- Veterans' Preference Documentation, if claiming veterans' preference.
- College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education.
- SF-50 Notification of Personnel Action, if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal service.
- Recent Performance Appraisal with supervisor's signature showing the official final rating of record, AND copy of Incentive Award(s). In cases where the performance appraisal is incomplete or unavailable, applicants may provide explanation of the reasons.
- Any other supporting documentation required for verification as described in the announcement. (e.g. certifications, licenses.)
Note: For those applying under merit promotion procedures, you must provide a copy of your SF-50 Notice of Personnel Action that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure, type of service (Competitive or Excepted) and career status (career or career-conditional). No award SF-50 will be accepted as proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility.
Claiming Veterans' Preference
- If you are a veteran and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a DD214, Certificate of Release from Active Duty, which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions. For competitive service positions, active duty service members expecting to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days: you may be granted tentative preference by submitting a "certification" document in lieu of a Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, DD-214. This "certification" is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of the submission of the certification. Veteran's preference must be verified prior to appointment. Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's preference and your application will be evaluated based on the material(s) submitted.
- If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference based on service-connected disability, in addition to the DD214 or certification requirements (see above bullet), you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference", plus the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. For more information on veterans' preference and special hiring authorities click here.
- Active Duty Service Members You must submit a statement of discharge/certification of release or an official written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions no later than 120 days from the date the certification is signed. Enlisted Record Briefs and military identification do NOT qualify as official documentation. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
You must submit a complete application package by 11:59 PM (ET) on 01/22/2021.
* To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire, which can be previewed here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10982808
* Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
* It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
* To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
* To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
Note: Multiple selections may be made from this announcement. Salaries above are an approximation. Recruitment incentive may be authorized.
Agency contact information
AddressUS MARSHALS SERVICE
ARLINGTON, VA 22202
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