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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply


Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:136-13-05

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$60,681.00 to $78,883.00 / Per Year


Friday, December 21, 2012 to Monday, January 21, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Worth, TX United StatesView Map


Texas Air National Guard Membership is Required (See Announcement)


Texas Military Forces


Loyalty Bear true faith and allegiance to the State and Nation, Mission and Family
Cultivate an environment for ALL to excel
Connect to communities, families, interagency partners and components
Honor the public trust, exceed standards and expectations

Selfless Service Place the welfare of the Texas Military Forces, State and Nation first
Texas Spirit
Embrace the courageous spirit of our people, history and culture
Act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility & urgency
Ready Prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad





This position is located in the 136 Airlift Wing, Fort Worth, TX.  The purpose of this position is to serve as manager of the Aircrew Flight Equipment Function, as equipment specialist, and Wing technical expert over all of the aviation Aircrew Flight Equipment Function 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 25% or more of the time.


NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:   This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform.  Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Texas Air National Guard.  If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please visit or contact a Texas Air National Guard recruiter at 800-471-2496 (136AW) before applying for this position.


Open Areas of Consideration: Nationwide Excepted. This includes:

    • All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Texas Air National Guard.
    • All current members of the Army/Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Texas Air National Guard.


Appointment Factors: This is a Permanent Excepted Position open to Enlisted members ranking E-7 (Master Sergeant) NTE E-8 Senior Master Sergeant.  This is Non-Bargaining Unit position.


PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: PCS expenses may be authorized





  • United States Citizenship is required.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.
  • Veteran's preference is not applicable in this agency.
  • Baseline physical is not required.
  • PCS expenses may be included.
  • Must be willing to become a member of the Texas Air National Guard.


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As a Supervisor Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Specialist with the Texas Air National Guard (ANG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Exercises overall functional and management responsibility for the Wing Aircrew Flight Equipment Function. This includes managing, planning, organizing, controlling, and directing all activities of the function. Provides expert technical advice to the Operations and Wing Commander concerning all Aircrew Flight Equipment Function issues affecting the Wing. Serves as the Wing focal point for all Aircrew Flight Equipment Function matters dealing with higher headquarters. Integrates the function's program into the flying operations of the Wing. As technical advisor, makes recommendations as appropriate to enhance the Aircrew Flight Equipment maintenance mission.
  • Supervises the function either directly or through Small Shop Chief(s). Plans, coordinates, and directs the activities of subordinate and augmented personnel. These individuals may be on various types of employment status such as Air Technician, Active Guard Reserve, Special Training, or on other approved work-day orders. Performs personnel supervisory functions including preparing travel orders, participating in interviews and selection of employees, approving leave, ensuring indoctrination of new employees, providing training, evaluating performance, initiating action to review the classification of positions within the organization, and resolving disciplinary problems. Establishes shift schedules and assigns personnel based on workload to ensure adequate mission support coverage. Supports and takes affirmative action with consideration of Equal Employment Opportunity in all aspects of personnel actions. Keeps employees informed of NGB goals, objectives, and policies, and informs management of employee input and concerns. Supports peacetime and combat missions and augments Intelligence and Combat Search and Rescue Forces functions. Supervisory duties require 25% or more of the incumbents work time.
  • Ensures required operations support is provided through accomplishment of the following responsibilities:  (a) Identifies development and sustainment needs and coordinates facility requirements which support aircrew life-saving, rescue and recovery, and secure-communications equipment. Liaisons with host-base authorities to coordinate munitions storage and equipment inspection and maintenance activities. Evaluates facilities to ensure compliance with established Air Force Occupational Safety and Health standards, public health policies, and directives. Advises or insures mission commander(s) and field operators are advised on all pre/post mission requirements for safeguarding classified materials, equipment and weapons. Develops and applies Memorandums of Understanding, Host Tenant Support Agreements, Inter-service Support Agreements, Operational Plans and other support agreements with local and non-local agencies to support flying activities. (b) Ensures Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) equipment is inventoried and scheduled for calibration cycles (i.e., Survival Radio, Beacon, Strobe Light, Night Vision Goggle (NVG) testers). Ensures equipment is prepared for pickup and delivery, appropriate documentation has been completed, inspection or maintenance activities have been coordinated, transportation has been arranged, acceptance inspections have been performed and equipment records have been properly annotated. (c) Forecasts and validates munitions authorizations and allocations. Monitors, oversees and/or accomplishes the inventorying of all munitions, forecast of time change requirements, removal and installation of munitions, preparation of hazardous material shipping documents, scheduling of transport of munitions, coordination with munitions supply point, and documentation of appropriate forms. (d) Manages activities of handling/shipping/storing/ordering of multiple hazardous materials. Certifies and/or oversees the certification of hazardous cargo shipping documents required for handling/shipping hazardous materials for operational contingencies on military air/commercial aircraft and/or vehicles which directly support Aircrew Life Support Equipment (life saving appliances, lithium batteries, explosive devices, corrosive materials, isopropyl alcohol, etc.). Oversees the Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Pharmacy program and ensures the research of all required Material Safety Data Summary documentation to ensure compliance with all appropriate safety documentation and regulations. (e) Manages a comprehensive mobility package to sustain bare-base operations (60 days) and contingency operations (120 days) for deployed locations under routine and surge conditions. Reviews the Designated Operational Capability Statement and Unit Type Codes to assess and evaluate relevancy, adequate sourcing, training and combat readiness. When designated as the Status of Resource and Training System (SORTS) manager, collects and analyzes all available SORTS data to ensure accuracy. Prepares and presents formal SORTS briefings to the unit Commander and Staff, IG, MAJCOM, and NGB. Provides formal training for all unit members. (f) Develops and oversees strict compliance with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Ensures materials and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained. (g) Develops and manages operational security programs to include training, certification, and remedial action when required. Establishes procedures for controlling classified equipment and material. Reviews Special Instructions and other agency protocols to ensure aircrews are properly briefed and prepared for potential mission threats. Oversees/performs the encoding, decoding, and loading of classified sensitive mission data for aircrew recovery communication equipment.
  • Performs material, fiscal, and facility resource management responsibilities. Serves as the unit Resource Advisor (RA). Is the primary point of contact for the Responsibility Center Manager (RCM) for all resource management matters affecting life support activities. Reviews all operational cost models and develops and manages budgetary programs. Prioritizes and executes funding allocations, identifies unfunded requirements and prepares documents for out of cycle, mid-year, and end of year funding opportunities. Monitors and consolidates financial programs, develops initial requirements and validates unfunded requirements. Plans and executes workday allocations and ensures adequate Operations and Maintenance (O&M) funding is available to support yearly deployments, exercises, and TDY's. Oversees the custodial control and accountability for all aircrew protection and personal recovery equipment, munitions, weapons, and cytological keying systems. Performs audits and summarizes reports data to ensure maximum utilization of aircrew resources. Reviews operational resource management procedures and recommends changes effecting efficiency, inspects completed work and evaluates program investment and asset relevancy and performance. Reviews Allowance Source Codes and Air Force Equipment Management System (AFEMS) products, prepares resource requisitions and supply documents. Coordinates with Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), Equipment Managers, Contracting offices, Financial Management Boards, Financial Working Groups, and Depot-Level Repairable (DLR) analysts. Establishes and reviews equipment requisition documents (R-14, DO4, M30, etc). Ensures the maintenance of equipment management, control, accountability, supply accounts (chemical warfare, DLR, non-fly), supply tracking logs, and separate funding accounts. Prepares annual financial plans, manages funding for Budget Execution Review cycles (BER) II and III. Oversees the establishment and maintenance of bench stock accounts, listings, and tracking logs. Provides oversight of inventories and of the organization of bench stock items received, and of the development of supply difficulty letters. Establishes, monitors, balances, and maintains Government Purchase Card account registers. Submits Product Quality Deficiency Reports (PQDR's)/ Material Deficiency Reports (MDR's), submits Operational Hazard Reports, forecasts time changes, and establishes and maintains AF Form 1297 file for accountability.
  • Provides oversight of the formal academic instruction, and serves as an academic instructor for unit aircrew members, Department of Defense personnel, foreign nationals, dignitaries, civilian aircrew and search-rescue agencies. Ensures that initial and recurring training events provided include theory of operation and are student centered and performance based. Provides oversight in the planning, organizing, and conducting of training activities using USAF certified platform training techniques. Oversees or prepares post-training evaluations and provides certification in accordance with aircrew training currency tables. Determines training schedules according to course control documents, directives, policies, and instructional guides. Researches and applies Operational Risk Management (ORM) assessments for each training event to prevent injury/death to the student and minimize loss or destruction of valuable training equipment. Provides oversight of and conducts classroom, laboratory, and field training. Uses lecture, demonstration, and performance techniques, guided discussion, time and circumstance teaching methodology. Coordinates and conducts or ensures training is conducted under realistic, hands-on conditions. Provides or ensures initial training and task certifications are provided for loading Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) software, PRC-112G Survival Radio with encrypted user and mission profile information, pre-mission operator checks for night vision and personal recovery signaling devices. Develops environments and scenarios which include but are not limited to: global environmental conditions, combat situations, and captivity. Utilizes and ensures utilization of curriculum, functional structure, and procedures for Survival, Escape, Resistance, and Evasion (SERE) and Code of Conduct Training (CoCT); Global Survival; Combat Search-Rescue and Recovery; Water Survival; Aircraft Egress; Emergency Parachute Descent (utilizing state-of-the-art virtual reality trainers); Aircrew Chemical Defense Equipment, utilizing the Aircrew Eye Respiratory Protection System (AERPS); aircraft integrated and self-contained oxygen filtration systems; Aircrew Chemical/Biological Control Area (ACCA) Decontamination procedures; and Aircrew Chemical Defense task qualification training. Additionally, ensures SERE principles are incorporated in all survival training. Utilizes SERE Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (JTTP). Supports operational tasking for theater and Joint Task Force commanders. Ensures standardization and compliance with policies, directives, course control documents, operational guidance, and instructional methodology. Performs and/or oversees field instruction in survival techniques to include local and deployed scenarios; food and water procurement; land navigation; shelter building; fire-craft; search and rescue; escape, evasion and resistance; physiological and psychological aspects of survival; signaling devices; radios; beacons; strobe lights; mirrors; handheld flare and gyro jet flares; time-on-target satellite signaling techniques; and first aid. Administers or oversees practical and written evaluations. Develops charts, mock-ups and maintains training aids.
  • Performs the following types of administrative/information management responsibilities: Conducts administrative compliance inspections and takes positive action to eliminate unserviceable life saving equipment. Reviews, develops, and issues written instructions to clarify Air Force, MAJCOM, NGB guidance, and develops special instructions for non-routine assignments. Supervises the procurement and maintenance of a complete stock level of publications, evasion charts and maps, forms, administrative and equipment bench stock supplies, and equipment required in the operation of the flight duties.Oversees the requisitioning of Technical Orders (T.O.), the update/receipt of T.O. changes, the filing and distribution of T.O.'s, publication inventories, the ordering of compliance and modification items, the performance of Interim Time Compliance Technical Order (ITCTO), Operational and Safety Supplement changes to all affected equipment, the performance of T.O. familiarization, and the recording and documentation of appropriate forms. Improves T.O.'s by evaluating areas in need of modification, and by completing and submitting AFTO Form 22.
  • Manages a program to ensure Aircrew Flight Equipment airworthiness:  Ensures all aircrew flight support, survival and rescue-recovery equipment meets strict airworthiness standards through oversight of a program that involves extensive diagnostic testing and evaluation, inspection, calibration, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembly disassembly, and strict adherence to certification procedures. Aircrew flight and Rescue-Recovery equipment includes the following items: cabin depressurization and oxygen systems; oxygen masks; flight helmets; flight helmet-mounted display units with a built in electronics heads-up-display systems; Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems with an advanced forward-looking electronics and cathode package supporting the pilot's look down/shoot down capability; anti-G protective systems; personal and aircraft flotation systems; night vision goggles with additional fiber-optic inverters; photo cathodes; phosphor micro-channel plates to amplify electron imagery; night vision mono-scopes; survival kit/vest electronic devices; and survival components to include: personnel recovery survival radios with installed Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and programmable UHF/VHF classified frequencies, personnel recovery survival radio Quick Draw (QD) integrators, personnel locator beacons, handheld GPS units, infrared and visible signaling devices, rescue strobe lights, aircrew weapons and ammunition, signaling pyrotechnics and munitions, noise- reducing intercom systems, personal extraction devices, water purification systems, and medical kits.Oversees work that requires the use of complex state-of-the-art diagnostic testers, computer based encryption systems, data bases, and specialty tools. These testers include solid-state radio testers (RCTS-003A, TS-24B); Quick Draw (all models) and suitcase interrogators requiring the use of satellite communications/UHF-VHF/GPS systems and encryption technologies; Helmet Heads-Up Display Unit Test Set; Combined Aircrew System Test Set; Scot oxygen mask and communications tester; survival recovery radios; and night vision goggle testers that calibrate diopter settings, collimation, goggle gain, and infinity focus. Work directed involves maintenance of infinity focus infrared 20/20 testers, nitrogen purge kit systems, GPS devices with computer interface programs, multi-meters, micrometers, precision calipers, and electrical circuitry test consoles to ensure life support systems are maintained in accordance with technical data and manufacturer specifications. Works directed involves the use of numerous specialty tools. Oversees and performs pre-mission equipment certifications and conducts mission termination inspections. Ensures aircrew equipment is properly pre-positioned and configured to support mission requirements. Certifies signature forms and equipment records used to verify proper configuration and serviceability of aircrew equipment. Conducts "Follow on Testing and Evaluation" of aircrew flight and aircrew chemical defense equipment to ensure compliance with flight safety and optimum performance standards. Submits suggestions and recommendations to change processes and procedures related to technical material governing equipment and practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


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General Experience Required

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 Required

In addition to the General Experience required, to qualify at the GS-11 grade level you must:

  • 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. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.   Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.   Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed.   Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.


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.)


Are you using education to qualify? You MUST submit legible transcripts to support your educational claims.  All coursework must have been taken from an accredited institution.
Foreign education: Your transcripts must have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in evaluating foreign credentials in order to be acceptable. 
Only education/experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered.

AFSC's:   (1P0X1, 1P071 NTE 1P091)

Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the AFSC to apply or be considered for selection. Selected Excepted applicant (if applicable) must complete the AFSC qualifications and requirements within 1 year of appointment.


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 rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents.


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 all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


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1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the 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 can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


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To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

  1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and
  2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

Use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire for convenience and quickest processing.
(Here is a link for aiding you in building your USA-Jobs Resume):

Option A:  Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire:

  • You must click both Finish and Submit when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed – and your résumé is not attached – until you click the Submit button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your résumé.
  • You can upload or fax supporting documents after you Submit the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
  • You must complete the entire process by the closing date -- Monday, January 21, 2013
  • To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:
      1. Go to and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.
      2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 776805. Click Select a Vacancy.
      3. Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of Processed.
  • You can save your work and come back later. Just click both Save and Logout.  (When you want to return, go to and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)
  • If you Submit more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one Submitted is the one that is used.  Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.


To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire, choose one of these options:

  • If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and Submit from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.
  • If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire 

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.
If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

  1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
  2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850 – after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
  3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.
  • By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly.  The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.


For this job announcement the following documents are required:

  • JFTX-J1-HR Form 5 (filled out, print out, signed in ink, scan to computer and Upload to USA Jobs)
  • Resume (Uploaded Resume or USA-Jobs Resume)


To download the JFTX-J1-HR Form 5:

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications. Your document(s) can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

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Agency Information:
136th Airlift Wing
2200 W 35th Street
Austin, TX


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a reveiw of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission. Social Security Number

Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy ID Number for this announcement is: 776805
1. Title of Job

2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Supv Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Specialist

21. Geographic Availability

482450439 Fort Worth, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. What is your current status pertaining to Texas Air National Guard membership?

A. I am currently a Permanent or Indefinite Federal Technician with the Texas Air National Guard.
B. I am currently a Temporary Federal Technician with the Texas Air National Guard.
C. I am currently a Traditional (Drill, ADSW, etc.) member of the Texas Air National Guard.
D. No, I am not an active member of the Texas Air National Guard but I AM WILLING AND ELIGIBLE to immediately become an active Military Member of the Texas Air National Guard. (If you are not sure you are eligible, please contact a Texas Air National Guard recruiter at 800-471-2496 before applying for this position).
E. No, I am not an active member of the Texas Air National Guard and I AM NOT WILLING to become an active member of the Texas Air National Guard.

2. What is your current status pertaining to a Secret Clearance?

A. Yes, I currently have a Secret Clearance.
B. No, I do not have a Secret Clearance, but I am eligible to get a Secret Clearance.
C. No, I do not have a Secret Clearance and I am NOT eligible to get a Secret Clearance.

3. Select your current Enlisted rank, or the rank at which you are eligible to join the TXANG.

A. E-7.
B. E-8.
C. No, I am not currently one of the above ranks, but I have conferred with a Texas Air National Guard Recruiter and verified that I am eligible to enlist within the ranks of E-7 (Master Sergeant) Not To Exceed E-8 (Senior Master Sergeant).
D. No, I am not enlisted as one of the above listed ranks, nor am I eligible to enlist as any of the above listed ranks.

4. Do you currently possess the following AFSC's? (1P0X1, 1P071 NTE 1P091)

A. Yes, I currently possess the AFSC 1P0X1, 1P071 NTE 1P091.
B. No, but I am willing to reclassify into AFSC's 1P0X1, 1P071 NTE 1P091 within 1 year of employment.
C. No, I am NOT willing to reclassify into AFSC's 1P0X1, 1P071 NTE 1P091 within 1 year of employment.

5. Do you have the experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, AND skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records AND experience using computer and automation systems?

A. Yes.
B. No.

6. The applicant 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 AND experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, printing design layout, etc. and experience working and serving as the contractor representative to ensure compliance with the contract scheduling and sequence of operations AND experience coordinating work forces and resources and negotiating with management or clients concerning problems?

A. Yes, I meet the experience listed above.
B. No.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

7. Do you have 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?

8. Do you have 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?

9. Do you have the knowledge of specialized methods and techniques unique to the function and the ability to utilize analytical methods and procedures to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and operations of the function?

10. Do you have knowledge of Air Force (AF) operations, organizations, and fiscal management techniques, and the ability to formulate information into coherent practical operations for the function?

11. Do you have 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?

12. Do you have the ability to formulate and implement a variety of policies, procedures, and programs for the Life Support function?

13. Do you have the ability and skill to carry out the supervisory responsibilities of the position?

14. Do you have 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?

15. Do you have the 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?

16. Have you included the required JFTX-J1-HR-Form 5 (filled out completely and signed)?

A. Yes, I have.
B. No.

17. Your ratings in this questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your ratings. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position/agency, if selected. Review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you 1) understand this warning, 2) have reviewed your responses for accuracy, and 3) verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.

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