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Job Title:Flight Operations Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-074 829628

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$42,960.00 to $55,844.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, January 18, 2013 to Wednesday, January 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2102-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Indefinite

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Boise, ID United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

CURRENT ONBOARD TECHNICIANS OF THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD WITHIN THE AASF WITH AN MOS OF 15P

JOB SUMMARY:

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

STATEWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: ARMY AVIATION SUPPORT FACILITY

Flight Operations Specialist

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Indefinite

MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION

PD #:D0671000

 

Series/Grade: GS-2102-08/08

Salary Range: $42,960.00-$55,844.00

 

*Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

 

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

 

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current onboard technicians of the Idaho Army National Guard within the AASF with an MOS of 15P.

 

Application materials must be received by Wednesday, January 30, 2013Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Military requirement: Warrant Officer, Enlisted
  • MOS: 15P

DUTIES:

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MAJOR DUTIES:

 

Its purpose is to conduct preflight briefings for pilots and provide in-flight advisory services. The AASF provides flight services and mission briefings which are relatively small in number i.e. well below 75,000 and 25,000 respectively.

 

B. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Conducts preflight pilot briefings in accordance with National Guard regulations and directives. Briefs pilots on mission, aircraft and flight plan. Briefs and provides pilots with information on mission restrictions; on-route navigational facilities and equipment,

hazards and terrain; weather forecasts; notices to airmen (NOTAMS) and deviations to flight plans when required. Is responsible for assuring pilot and crew are qualified in aircraft to be flown and for type of mission to be performed. Is responsible for completion of risk analysis projection. Determines when flight requires higher level approving authority. As flight approving official, signs briefing documents upon completion of mission preflight briefings. Makes recommendations to pilot-in-charge when flights should not be attempted. Conducts post mission debriefs. Provides flight following services for all local and maintenance test flights. Responsible for direct voice communication with aviators in flight to transmit and

receive information such as flight plan changes, weather advisories, NOTAMs, other aeronautical information and data affecting safety of flight.

 

2. Processes extended and local clearances, including examination for conformance with flight rules and regulations. Processes, clears and transmits flight plans and flight progress messages to appropriate agencies (FSS, ACT tower, ARTCC) which may require use of service B equipment. Responsible for initiating search and rescue for overdue aircraft and implementing the crash rescue plan in the event of an aircraft accident.

 

3. Prepares, maintains and files records, charts, graphs, and reports allied to flight operations and flight training activities such as aircraft utilization reports, aircrew information reports, individual flight records, notice to airmen (NOTAM) file and airfield

data. Compiles and summarizes reports for analysis through the use of a computer system and peripheral equipment. Maintains and accounts for aircrew training records, medical recommendations, aeronautical orders, physiological training, and aviation service data. Maintains arrival and dispatch records for inbound and outbound aircraft. Schedules and

dispatches assigned aircraft and aircrews. Serves as the Synthetic Flight Training System (SFTS) coordinator by scheduling and providing necessary administrative support for aviator training.

 

4. Maintains current file of aircraft flying regulations and navigational information such as radio facility carts, instrument approach procedure charts, aeronautical charts, Airman's Information Manual (AIM), airport directory, location identifiers, ATC procedures manual and Army Flight Information Publications. 

 

5. Supervises on-the-job training of unit flight operations personnel performing equivalent training or accomplishing a split unit training assembly at the facility.

 

6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

 

Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of a transportation program.   Experience using computer and automation systems.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

No special education requirements are required for this vacancy.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

 

Within your application package, you must explain how you gained the specialized experience required for this position.  Applicants applying at the GS 08 level must have 18 months experience, education, or training arranging or procuring transportation for personnel, cargo, or freight.  Experience interpreting directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo or freight.  Experience planning and organizing the work of others. 

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

SUBSTITUTION EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for three months of specialized experience.

Education in schools above the high school level may be substituted for experience on the basis of one academic year of study (i.e. 36 weeks of substantially full-time study or 30 semester hours, or the equivalent) for 12 months of the required experience

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

 

Idaho National Guard Mission Statement:

The incredible versatility of the National Guard enables its troops to respond to domestic emergencies, combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more—all with equal speed, strength and efficiency.

Whether the call is coming from the Governor of the State of Idaho or directly from the President of the United States, Guard Soldiers and Airman are always ready and always there.

 

Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Funds Transfer Program. 

 

This is a dual-status position and membership in the Idaho Army National Guard is required.  By submitting this application you are affirming to the validity of the information you have provided.

 

All male applicants born after 31 December 1959 will be required to furnish a statement of Selective Service registration status prior to appointment. (5 U.S.C. 3328)

Acceptance of any military technician position over 179 days will cause termination of entitlement and eligibility for all bonuses and student loan repayments effective the date of employment.  This does not affect Montgomery GI Bill eligibility.  Payments of Selected Reserve reenlistment bonuses authorized in section 308b of title 37, United States Code, to Military Technicians (Dual Status) who become eligible for reenlistment while serving on active duty in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (in theater) are excluded from repayment.  Acceptance of any military technician position may affect your incentive bonus.  Check with your incentives manager to see if this applies to the incentive you received.

 

Applicants who feel they have reinstatement/restoration/re-promotion rights to this grade and position should contact the Human Resources Office.

 

The Idaho National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or age which does not interfere with job accomplishment or National Guard membership. Veteran's Preference does not apply to any National Guard position.



BENEFITS:

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BENEFITS:

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees.  The following WEB addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. 

Flexible Spending Accounts:

The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.  For additional information, visit:  https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance:

The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) offers over one hundred optional plans.  For additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave:

Most Federal employees earn both Annual and Sick Leave.  For additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance:

The Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance:

The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses and adult children.  For additional information visit:  http://www.ltcfeds.com

Retirement Program:

Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).  FERS is a three tiered retirement plan.  The three tiers are:  Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).  For additional information visit:  http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered  to federal employees:  http://www.usajobs.gov/El/benefits.asp

 

 



OTHER INFORMATION:



HOW TO APPLY:

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THE APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes all of the following parts:

1.  Your Resume or OF 612

2.  Explanation of Specialized experience

3.  Other documents specified in the Required Documents section, if any are listed

4.  SF Form 181 (optional)  (This form is needed for historical purposes only.)

 

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (MST) on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.

 

We are currently not accepting on-line applications.  Please use the following information to submit your application:

 

- By Mail or Hand Deliver to:

  Idaho National Guard

  Human Resource Office/Staffing

  4794 Gen Manning Ave,  Bldg 442

  Boise, Idaho   83705-8112

 

- Email or Fax requires prior approval from the HR Staffing Specialist for each application submitted.

 

Important information regarding completion and submission of your Application Package:

- Applicants must type or print in legible dark ink, sign and date each application package.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position.

 

- Current Resume or OF 612

 

- DD Form 214s (if applicable) (Current technicians disregard)

 

- Transcript (If using education to substitute for experience, you must submit a transcript)

 

- Job related certificates and licenses (Optional) - current only.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

YVONNE M. HOPPER
Phone: (208)422-3343
Email: YVONNE.HOPPER@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
Idaho National Guard
JFHQ-ID/J1HR
ATTN Staffing Specialist
4794 Farman St Bldg 442
Boise, ID
83705-8112
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After the position closing date, your application will be reviewed in full.  If qualified your application will be forwarded to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interview are required you will be contacted.

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Job Announcement Number:

13-074 829628

Control Number:

336159200