Applicants must qualify for a USAF Pilot Rating and be currently qualified (within last 36 months) as a B-52 Airplane Pilot in a flying component of a U.S. MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT. (Active Duty or Reserve)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Maintain Personnel Reliability Program (PRP) status and must qualify for and maintain a Top Secret/Special Background Investigation (TS/SBI) security clearance with Nuclear Command and Control - Extremely Sensitive Information (NC2-ESI) access. These clearances will allow the incumbent the access to Critical Nuclear Weapon Design Information (CNWDI) as required for this position. (2) Formulate, determine or influence policies of the assigned units. (3) Aircrew and management duties include stress (both mental and physical), exposures to extreme hot and cold temperatures, gravity forces of three in non-fighters and seven in fighters, and short notification for accomplishment of immediate action items directed by unit supervisors/higher headquarters that must be completed before the duty day ends. (4) Must be a mission-ready, rated aircrew member on flying status in unit to which assigned. Must participate in regular and frequent flights as required by the commander. Periodically, as prescribed by regulations, must take and pass standardization/evaluation examinations which consist of both written tests and actual flight performance to demonstrate flight knowledge and abilities required of the position. Must pass physical examination and meet annual flying requirements. (5) Be entered in instructor upgrade training when qualified with gaining unit training regulations. (6) Incumbents regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. As necessary, to meet special or essential unscheduled activities, may be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice. (7) Fly in military or commercial aircraft for temporary duty assignments (TDY). (8) If you are selected for an ART Officer position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement prior to appointment. (9) Position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. (10) Position has been identified as a drug testing designated position. The incumbent of this position may be selected for random drug testing, and be subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing. (11) Incumbent is subject to the normal pressures, deadlines and other conditions inherent in these positions and others found in aircrew occupation. (12) Incumbent operates aircraft and performs administrative work related mission planning and briefing, training, aircraft inspection, etc.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please note if duplicate/multiple application materials are submitted, we will consider the most recent submission as the one of record. If you do not meet the screen out questions, you will not receive any further consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category. 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 assessment questionnaire. You will receive a rating based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The rating 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 rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Highly Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
Flying Hours Required:
Airplane Pilot, GS-12
-Must have logged 900 hours pilot time, in a military fixed-wing aircraft. Must be currently qualified in the B-52 aircraft.
NOTE: Flying hours logged as student pilot are creditable. Flying hours in fighter/training aircraft will be given two-for-one credit by the examining office (Student hours will not be doubled).