In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST position, you must meet the following criteria.
Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records. Experience using computer and automation systems.
Must have at least 36 months experience in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in designing projects or planning assignments. Experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, printing design layout, etc. Experience working and serving as the contractor representative to ensure compliance with the contract scheduling and sequence of operations. Experience coordinating work forces and resources and negotiating with management or clients concerning problems.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position (i.e. Engineering or Industrial Technology, construction etc.)
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSA's listed below. Applicants are encouraged to address the KSA's 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. Comprehensive technical knowledge of life support equipment, management, and human relations skill sufficient to plan, set goals and standards, budget for the mission, and provide authoritative technical direction in carrying out the mission of the function.
2. Knowledge of performance characteristics, capabilities, and limitations of assigned aircraft; aircrew life saving and rescue-recovery equipment; USAF and Federal flying regulations; communications procedures; and other air operations to enable the incumbent to make appropriate decisions related to management of the ANG owned/operated/controlled life support equipment and facilities.
3. Knowledge of specialized methods and techniques unique to the life support function and the ability to utilize analytical methods and procedures to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and operations of the function. Included is the requirement for knowledge of Air Force (AF) operations, organizations, and fiscal management techniques, and the ability to formulate information into coherent practical operations for the function.
4. Knowledge of maintenance and safety issues as they relate to aviation life support and rescue-recovery and the ability to review work projects to ensure they are in compliance with existing safety standards, technical data and Air Force/Air National Guard instructions.
5. Ability to formulate and implement a variety of policies, procedures, and programs for the Life Support function.
6. Ability and skill to carry out the supervisory responsibilities of the position.
7. Skill in oral and written communications to prepare and present briefings, papers, staff reports, and training; coordinate planning efforts; manage functions activities, to effectively communicate requirements to subordinates, and to discuss and resolve issues of the organization.
8. Ability to independently analyze and resolve difficult issues and problems, to include those related to life support equipment, management processes, work methods, data management, and operational procedures.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
Compatible Military Assignments:
YOU MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following documents:
· DMNA FORM 108 (http://www.dmna.state.ny.us./forms/dmna108.doc) Click this link for a copy of the form
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and eligibility.
All qualified applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official, unless there are more than seven qualified applicants. In this case, the evaluation procedures in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5 will be used to further screen candidates prior to referral. A panel of three members will be appointed to rate the candidates using the KSA factors. Experience will be evaluated in terms of type and quality in relation to the requirements of the position. Length of service or experience will only be used when there is a clear relationship with quality of performance or when necessary to break ties when all other ratings are equal.
Following the determination of basic eligibility of the candidates as outlined in DMNA PAM 690-4, Chapter 5, qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official in the following sequence:
1. Category I: All excepted service technicians in the New York Army National Guard for Army technician vacancies and all excepted service technicians in the New York Air National Guard for Air technician vacancies, working at the location specified in the job announcement where the vacancy exists.
2. Category II: All currently employed excepted service technicians in either the New York Army or New York Air National Guard.
3. Category III: Qualified members of the New York National Guard (Army or Air), to include AGR personnel and temporary and Indefinite technicians, or other individuals who are willing to become members of the New York Army or Air National Guard.
* If there are fewer than three qualified applicants in Category I, then qualified applicants from Category II, III will be forwarded to the selection official, in sequential order, to provide at least three qualified applicants.