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Job Title:AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:T13-047A

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$58,826.00 to $76,471.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 to Monday, November 26, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1601-11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Niagara Falls, NY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

New York Air National Guard membership required (See Announcement)

JOB SUMMARY:

NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD

DIVISION OF MILITARY & NAVAL AFFAIRS (MNHF)

LATHAM, NY 12110-2224

SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE IAW DMNA 690-4, CHAPTER 6

POSITION TITLE AND NUMBER:

T13-047A, AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST, D1727000, GS-1601-11

 

LOCATION:

107 AW, NIAGARA FALLS, NY 14304

 

DAFSC:

1P0X1, 2A7X0 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OPENS:     24 OCT 2012    CLOSES:  26 NOV 2012 

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the New York Air National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. 

 

 

This position is located in the Aircrew Life Support function, of the Air Operations Directorate.  

 

OPEN AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:  STATEWIDE

STATEWIDE:  ALL MILITARY TECHNICIANS IN THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD (INCLUDES AGR). 

ENLISTED ONLY 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must already be a member of the NY Air National Guard.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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Its primary purpose is to serve as manager of the Life Support function, as equipment specialist, and Wing technical expert over all of the aviation Life Support activities to include:   personnel supervision and operations support; material, fiscal and facility resources management; aircrew training programs; information management; and equipment air worthiness certifications.   The incumbent also serves as liaison with state, Federal, and military agencies for matters concerning aircrew/passenger safety, search-rescue and recovery, mission support, and operational planning.   Position involves performance of supervisory related duties for less than 25% of the time.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST position, you must meet the following criteria.

 

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 

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.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

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.)

 

KSA's:

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.

 

Military Grades: 

ENLISTED ONLY

 

Compatible Military Assignments:  

1P0X1, 2A7X0



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:

·         RESUME

·         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.  


BENEFITS:

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Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/interactive/Benefits#icc.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the New York National Guard, please visit our website at http://dmna.ny.gov/jobs/jobs.php?id=tech



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, November 26, 2012. 

To begin the process. click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USA JOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.  Note:  To return to a previously Saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov/.  To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID:  771228.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144. 

 

If you cannot apply online: 

1.  Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire and

2.  Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf and

3.  Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documentation to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203 FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. 

Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or supporting documentation to the New York National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.  The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs. 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 

 

1.  Your Resume (Your resume MUST detail your length of general and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)

2.  A complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)

3.  DMNA FORM 108 (http://www.dmna.state.ny.us./forms/dmna108.doc*Click link for a copy of this required form*

4.  Transcripts are required if you are using education to qualify.  An unofficial transcript is acceptable. 

5.  Other supporting documents may include: (not required)

  • Flight Records
  • Qualification Certificates
  • DD 214
  • Seperate document supporting KSA's. 
  • Military Biography
  • SF 50
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Awards (military and/or technician)

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avis Sanchez
Phone: (518)786-4659
Email: AVIS.SANCHEZ@US.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
New York National Guard
330 OLD NISKAYUNA ROAD
ATTN SANNING PINGITORE
LATHAM, NY
12110
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your category and score, you may be referred to the selecting official.  If your name is referred to the selecting official, you will be contacted directly by that office for an interview.  You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed.

 

You will be notified via email during the following phases of this announcement: 

 

1.  Immediately after your application has been submitted.

2.  After the announcement has closed and qualifications are reviewed.  (This will inform you whether or not you were referred to the selecting official.)

3.  Once selection has been made. 

 

If at anytime you have questions concerning this Vacancy Announcement, please contact the Human Resources Specialist by email.  Your email should contain the following information:  T13-047A, AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST, 771228. 

The email can be sent directly to avis.sanchez@us.army.mil 


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Job Announcement Number:

T13-047A

Control Number:

329372200