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  1. Overview
  2. Duties
  3. Qualifications & Evaluations
  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Airplane Flight Instructor, GS-2181-13

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:136-13-23

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$93,176.00 to $121,128.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 to Friday, May 10, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2181-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Fort Worth, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

National Guard Membership is Required (See Announcement)

JOB SUMMARY:

Texas Military Forces

LONE STAR VALUES

Loyalty Bear true faith and allegiance to the State and Nation, Mission and Family
Opportunity
Cultivate an environment for ALL to excel
Networked
Connect to communities, families, interagency partners and components
Ethics
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
Adaptability
Act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility & urgency
Ready Prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad

 

TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD

 

EXCEPTED TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

This position is located in the 136th Airlift Wing, Fort Worth, TX.  The purpose of this position is to provide ground and flight instruction in high performance, military airlift aircraft i.e. C-130, KC-135, C-5, C-17 and other similar type "jumbo" aircraft.    

 

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 http://www.nationalguard.com/guard-basics/eligibility-requirements?icid=meganav_guard-basics-eligibility-requirements_20110720 or contact a Texas Air National Guard recruiter at 800-471-2496 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 Air National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Texas Air National Guard.

 
Appointment Factors: This is a Permanent Excepted Position open to Officer ranks Cpt/O-3 Not to Exceed Maj/O-4.  This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.
 
Remarks:  THIS POSITION IS ADVERTISED CONCURRENTLY FOR AGR AND TECHNICIAN FILL.   TYPE FILL IS CONTINGENT UPON WHICH RESOURCE IS AVAILABLE AT THE TIME THE APPLICANT ENTERS ON DUTY. REFERENCE AGR ANNOUNCEMENT 136-AGR-13-44.   CLICK PROVIDED LINK TO REVIEW THE AGR ANNOUNCEMENT.    http://www.texasnationalguard.us/jobs/default.asp  MUST BE CURRENT AND QUALIFIED C-130H INSTRUCTOR OR EVALUATOR PILOT. (NON INSTRUCTOR COULD BE HIRED, BUT MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR UPGRADE WITHIN 1 YEAR WITH CONCURRENCE OF MILITARY CHAIN OF COMMAND.)  ALL TXANG UNITS WILL GIVE FIRST CONSIDERATION FOR VACANT POSITIONS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FROM THE 217th TRS. THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

 
PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION: PCS expenses are not authorized.

 

THE TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

PLEASE NOTE: ACCEPTANCE OF A MILITARY FEDERAL TECHNICIAN POSITION MAY RESULT IN TERMINATION AND / OR REPAYMENT OF MILITARY INCENTIVES. PLEASE CHECK YOUR CONTRACT AND CONTACT YOUR SERVICING EDUCATION SERVICES (INCENTIVES) OFFICE OR THE RECRUITING/RETENTION OFFICE.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 are not authorized.
  • Must be willing to become a member of the Texas Air National Guard.

DUTIES:

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As a Airplane Flight Instructor with the Texas Air National Guard (ANG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Administers combat flight training to military aircrews.  Instructs and evaluates pilots through a broad training spectrum, in addition to performing pilot duties, which may include but is not limited to:
    a. Initial Qualification Training (IQT) – Training to qualify the aircrew in basic aircraft flying duties without specific regard to a unit operational mission.  It is the minimum training requirement for Basic Aircraft Qualification (BAQ).  Elements of instruction include: Basic and Advanced Handling Characteristics, Instrument Approach Procedures, Visual Traffic Patterns, Basic Night Vision Goggle (NVG) training and Airborne Emergency Procedures.
    b. Mission Qualification Training (MQT) – Training required to achieve a basic level of competence in the unit's primary tasked missions.  This training is a prerequisite for Mission Ready (MR) status.  Elements of instruction include (but are not limited to): IFR Formation using Station Keeping Equipment (SKE), Tactical Formation Maneuvers, Tactical Airdrop Procedures, Tactical Departure and Arrival Procedures, Assault Takeoff and Landing Procedures, Low Altitude Awareness Training (LAAT), Low Altitude Tactical Navigation (LATN), Chemical Warfare Task Qualification Training (CWTQT), NVG Takeoff and Landing, NVG Tactical Formation Procedures, NVG Tactical Airdrop Procedures for Overt and Covert Lighting, NVG Assault Takeoff and Landings, NVG ground handling for combat on/offloading, and Aircraft Defensive Systems (ADS) to include threat recognition and maneuvering. 
    c. Continuation Training (CT) – Training to maintain proficiency and improve aircrew capabilities to perform unit missions and aircrew proficiency sorties not flown in formal syllabus missions, tests, or evaluations.  Many CT events for aircrew members require the direct supervision of an instructor while accomplishing the training.  CT is directed by AFI11-2MDS Vol 1.  Continuation Training is measured in number and types of sorties and events accomplished.  All types of training mentioned in this section pertain to maintaining Mission Ready (MR) status for world-wide deployment capability.
    d. Upgrade Training (UG) – Training which is syllabus directed to qualify the aircrew in positions beyond that of the entry-level aircrew.  Elements of "Upgrade Training" include: Mobility Pilot Development (MPD), Instructor Pilot (IP), Standardization Evaluation Flight Examiner (SEFE), Formation/Element Lead Qualification, and Touch and Go certification. Upgrade Training may also include Functional Check Flight certification.
    e. Special Capability Training - Training which is designed for specific missions and /or special equipment types.  Elements of "Special Capability" instruction include (but are not limited to):  Special Certification Training for specific Geographic locations, Presidential Support missions, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), Senior Scout missions, Mobile Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS), and other Special Qualification/Classified missions. 
    A glossary of mission/sortie and event definitions can be found in AFI 11-2 MDS – Volume 1.
  • Assesses flight instructors, pilots and other aircrew members assigned, attached, or newly acquired to the unit to determine flying background and proficiency in the Unit Equipped (UE) airplane.  Plans, develops and presents comprehensive courses of instruction in both ground and flight training for pilots to achieve and maintain mission ready status.  Performs as flight instructor, and/or flight examiner, evaluating and examining rated aircrew to assure training standards are met in these general areas: mission planning, preparation and briefing; ground operations, in-flight control, crew resource management and mission execution; mission debriefing and documentation accuracy.  Determines progress and proficiency levels; provides re-qualification evaluations and directs/provides specialized remedial or additional training as necessary.  Evaluates formal training directives, and develops course changes, new material, new training systems and methods.
  • Projects unit training requirements.  Prepares required training records.  Utilizes available training aids to instruct airplane aerodynamics, aircraft systems, emergency procedures, Ability to Survive and Operate (ATSO), and specific crew duties.  Ensures that all applicable directives, instructions, and technical orders applicable to the aircraft and mission are complied with.  Reviews, analyzes, and disseminates accident reports, flying safety publications, and special interest items.  Determines additional aircrew training requirements to advance aircrew proficiency while striving to attain a zero accident rate.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of airplane systems and procedures under normal, instrument, and emergency conditions to give timely and accurate instruction to aircrews in the air or on the ground.  Flight training will be conducted in both day and night missions, in visual and instrument conditions and with and without night vision devices. 
  • Briefs and instructs preflight preparations including:  intelligence briefings, mission planning, weather factors, mission objectives, and other agency coordination to ensure safe flight procedures and effective mission accomplishment.  Conducts comprehensive debrief of mission (to include video tape review and digital flight debriefing media) to ensure that the desired learning objectives were achieved and training rules were followed.  Monitors physical capability, mental attitudes and individual problems of aircrew that can adversely affect flying performance.
  • Serves as the Air Commander's representative when performing duties as: Operations Supervisor (SUP), Supervisor of Flying (SOF), or Stand-by Duty Officer (SDO); and is responsible for the safe and efficient mission accomplishment of the unit through the use of an Operational Risk Management (ORM) program.  The SUP/SOF has the authority to cancel flying activities, divert aircraft, dictate mission requirements, approve specific activities, coordinate for airport or airspace utilization with FAA, and direct emergency actions involving UE airplanes. 
  • Incumbents of these positions are subject to rotation to perform administrative tasks in any of the following Air Operations program support functional areas:
  • Standardization/Evaluation:  Plans, organizes, and directs the Standardization/ Evaluation function.  Prepares and administers written ground examinations, emergency procedures evaluations and conducts flight evaluations for all subjects and duties relevant to aircraft operations to certify flying proficiency/new qualifications.  Conducts scheduled and unscheduled evaluations of other flight examiners, flight instructors, and aircrews.  Establishes performance standards for flying proficiency and competency in accordance with USAF, ANG, and command directives.  Reviews flight publications and directives for accuracy and currency. Analyzes performance discrepancies and identifies trends, recommends corrective action to higher authorities. 
  • Weapons and Tactics:  Trains and evaluates proficiency and competency of aircrews in weapons and tactics. Works in conjunction with the Intelligence functional area to prepare for and conduct academic training in weapons and tactics, prepares scenarios utilizing improved tactics for aircrew upgrade and continuation training.  Tests new tactics and weapons delivery procedures and makes refinements.  Reviews, defines, and updates current threats and countermeasures.  Briefs / instructs aircrews on existing or anticipated threat's and countermeasures.  Responsible for the mission planning function and manages the System Support Representative (SSR).
  • Training:  Designs and coordinates comprehensive training plans and scenarios to provide realistic technical aircrew training.  Adopts and implements policy to ensure accomplishment of all required training.  Establishes training goals and objectives for tactics, weapons system employment, instrument flights and general needs, in order to provide uninterrupted progress.  Analyzes post- mission debriefing and critiques to ensure accomplishment of assigned training events.  Plans, coordinates, and manages unit upgrade programs for new mission capability requirements.  Schedules and coordinates formal schools, simulator training, and ground and ancillary training.
  • Scheduling:  Plans, develops, and implements the unit flying schedule and flying hour program using inputs from within the Air Operations and Logistics Divisions.  Coordinates the operational requirements with the, MAJCOM, FAA, USDAO, civil and international Fixed Base Operations (FBO), Diplomatic Clearance requirements, Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC), and other wing and outside agencies.  Ensures availability of resources when coordinating use of assigned and non-assigned assets to establish unit mission requirements.
    Plans:  Develops unit deliberate planning for implementation of wartime, base and national tasking.  Maintains detailed wartime and peacetime contingency plans and supplements for unit mobility, deployment, strange field operations/ employment, and redeployment of the unit.  Coordinates with the gaining command, NGB, and appropriate theater headquarters.
  • Command and Control:  Plans, organizes and directs the Command and Control function.  Ensures successful training/operation of the Crisis Action Team (CAT). Provides liaison between the CAT, wing control centers, State Headquarters, NGB, MAJCOM command and control facilities, and other agencies.  Assists the Air Operations Officer in matters pertaining to command and control and develops schedules to exercise command post disaster preparedness, security, and mobility functions.  Monitors the Status Of Resources and Training System (SORTS) for all base reporting units. Schedules, implements, and manages 24 hour operations during actual contingency and/or emergency response events.
  • Safety: Plans, organizes and administers unit flying, explosive, and ground safety programs in accordance with Air Force, ANG and OSHA directives, and applicable technical publications.  Reviews and analyzes directives regulations, accident reports, safety data and local operating conditions to determine requirements for safety programs.  Inspects facilities and flying operations and coordinates with appropriate agencies to ensure compliance with all applicable safety regulations and programs.  Investigates accidents/incidents, determines human causes, and recommends corrective action.  Coordinates with all supervisors and staff personnel concerning safety standards within individual functional areas.  Performs technical analyses of safety data and recommends procedures and guidelines to ensure safe operations of all units flying and ground activities.  Advises Air Commander on status of units safety programs.  The source of first level supervision is the Air Mission Commander.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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General Experience Required 
Based on possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings, meeting the applicable flight hour requirements.

 
Specialized Experience Required
In addition to the General Experience required, to qualify at the GS-13 grade level you must:

  • Have experience, education or training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to provide ground and flight instruction in high performance, military airlift aircraft i.e. C-130, KC-135, C-5, C-17 and other similar type "jumbo" aircraft AND perform assignments related to the operational readiness of the unit and administrative tasks in support of the Operations Group Program.
  • MUST BE CURRENT AND QUALIFIED C-130H INSTRUCTOR OR EVALUATOR PILOT. (NON INSTRUCTOR COULD BE HIRED, BUT MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR UPGRADE WITHIN 1 YEAR WITH CONCURRENCE OF MILITARY CHAIN OF COMMAND.)


Education:

None.

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:


AFSC:  11M3B (MUST POSSESS)

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. 
Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. 
 
Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, Qualified. All other applicants will receive a numerical score and the top qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official.


BENEFITS:

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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.
Main New Employee Website -
http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
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 offers over 100 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, stepparents, 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, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

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.


HOW TO APPLY:

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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):
https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Resume_Builder

 
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 -- Thursday, March 21, 2013
  • To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:
      1. Go to https://www.applicationmanager.gov/ and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.
      2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number: 832764. 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 https://www.applicationmanager.gov/ 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 http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf 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 -- http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf -- 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.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

  • JFTX-J1-HR Form 5 with ink signature (Digital Signature will NOT be accepted - Fillable form will not retain information when saved)
  • Resume (Uploaded Resume or USA-Jobs Resume)

 

To download the JFTX-J1-HR Form 5:
http://www.agd.state.tx.us/jobs/hro/downloads/Application_Packet_form5.pdf

 

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.

For help building your resume in USA-Jobs Resume Builder:

http://www.usajobs.gov/Content/pdfs/Tutorials-Resume.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HRO Customer Service
Phone: (512)782-6725
TDD: (512)782-6725
Email: NG.TX.TXARNG.MBX.HRO-APPLICATIONS@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
136th Airlift Wing
2200 W 35th Street
Austin, TX
78703

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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: 832764
1. Title of Job

Airplane Flight Instructor, GS-2181-13
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade


13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

16. Availability Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties


001 Airplane Flight Instructor

21. Geographic Availability


482450439 Fort Worth, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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 National Guard.
B. I am currently a Temporary Federal Technician with the Texas National Guard.
C. I am currently a Traditional (Drill, ADSW, etc.) member of the Texas National Guard.
D. No, I am not an active member of the Texas National Guard but I AM WILLING AND ELIGIBLE to immediately become an active Military Member of the Texas 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 National Guard and I AM NOT WILLING to become an active member of the Texas 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 rank, or the rank at which you are eligible to join the TXANG?

 

A. O-3.
B. O-4
C. No, I am not currently the above rank, but I have conferred with a Texas Air National Guard Recruiter and verified that I am eligible to enlist as the rank of O-3 (Captain) Not to Exceed O-4 (Major).
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? (11M3B)

A. Yes.
B. No.

5. Do you have the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings, meeting the applicable flight hour requirements?

A. Yes.
B. No.

6. Do you have experience, education or training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to provide ground and flight instruction in C-130H military aircraft AND perform assignments related to the operational readiness of the unit AND administrative tasks in support of the Operations Group Program?

A. Yes, I meet the experience requirement listed above.
B. No, I do not meet the experience listed above.

7. Are you currently qualified as a C-130H Instructor or Evaluator Pilot?

A. Yes.
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 am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

8. Administer combat flight training to military aircrews AND instruct and evaluate pilots through a broad training spectrum.

9. Assess flight instructors, pilots and other aircrew members assigned, attached or newly acquired to the unit to determine flying background and proficiency in the Unit Equipped (UE) airplane.

10. Plan, develop and present comprehensive courses of instruction in both ground and flight training for pilots to achieve and maintain mission ready status.

11. Perform as flight instructor, and/or flight examiner, evaluating and examining rated aircrew to assure training standards are met in these general areas: mission planning, preparation and briefing; ground operations, in-flight control, crew resource management and mission execution; mission debriefing and documentation accuracy.

12. Determine progress and proficiency levels; provides re-qualification evaluations and directs/provides specialized remedial or additional training as necessary.

13. Evaluate formal training directives, and develops course changes, new material, new training systems and methods.

14. Project unit training requirements and prepare required training records AND utilizes available training aids to instruct airplane aerodynamics, aircraft systems, emergency procedures, and specific crew duties.

15. Maintain a thorough knowledge of airplane systems and procedures under normal, instrument, and emergency conditions to give timely and accurate instruction to aircrews in the air or on the ground.

16. Brief and instruct preflight preparations including: intelligence briefings, mission planning, weather factors, mission objectives, and other agency coordination to ensure safe flight procedures and effective mission accomplishment.

17. Have you included the required JFTX-J1-HR-Form 5 (filled out completely and signed)?
http://www.agd.state.tx.us/jobs/hro/downloads/Application_Packet_form5.pdf

A. Yes, I have.
B. No.

18. 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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Job Announcement Number:

136-13-23

Control Number:

336542300