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Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:JA: 12-437-C

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year


Wednesday, February 06, 2013 to Wednesday, March 06, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Mansfield, OH United StatesView Map


Open to Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard


The Ohio National Guard seeks to employ high quality applicants for Federal Technician positions. This position requires military membership in the Ohio National Guard.

Military Unit and Address:
164th ALF SQ
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903


This position is being announced concurrently as an AGR position.  To view the AGR job announcement, please visit the Ohio National Guard jobs page at

This position is located in the Air Operations Division of an Air National Guard Aviation Wing.  It’s purpose is to: plan, implement, and control all operational administrative aspects of aircrew resource management, aircrew training, aircrew incentive pay, various Air Force forms, Aviation Resource Management System (ARMS) control, ARMS interfaces, operational reports, technical guidance, and training of assigned aviation resource management personnel.  This is accomplished through the: interpreting and administering of laws and regulations; directing, controlling, and monitoring the resource and training requirements of assigned rated and non rated aircrew for mission accomplishment and safety of flight; and serving as the overall ARMS database manager, analyst, and administrator for the Wing.  As required, the position periodically performs Flight Services Specialist duties.



  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open to Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard
  • Min Rank: AB (E-1)
  • Max Rank: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible AFSC: 1C072


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(1) Interprets and administers laws and regulations regarding incentive pay and has sole approving authority to determine eligibility and entitlement to Aircrew Incentive Pay (ACIP), Career Enlisted Force Incentive Pay (CEFIP), and Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay (HDIP, (parachutist duty)) on all aviation related duties for personnel assigned to the Air National Guard unit.  Determines eligibility and prepares Military Pay Orders authorizing awarding or recoupment of incentive pay actions based on Department of Defense regulations, Air Force Instructions and all governing laws.  Develops validation processes to determine if assigned aircrew members meet incentive pay requirements in accordance with (IAW) various Department of Defense (DoD) and Air Force (AF) Regulations; reconciles ARMS records by comparing against documentation from Finance and Maintenance Operations Control; and ensures incentive pay entitlements are processed and reviewed and reconciled IAW established public laws.  Advises aircrew members when pay entitlements change.  Provides accurate and timely historical incentive pay records to the Air Force Audit Agency and Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) upon official request.


(2) Controls, and monitors the resource and training requirements of assigned rated and non-rated aircrew for mission accomplishment and safety of flight.  Receives direction and coordinates aircrew management changes, suspension/disqualification actions, and changes in Flying Status Codes (FSC).  Researches, validates, and interprets Air Force Instruction (AFI) Mission Design Series (MDS) specific medical and physiological requirements and flying and ground training requirements; and compares with higher headquarters mission training requirements to create the ARMS training table.  Translates these requirements into aircrew training tables, profiles, reports, etc., and utilizes products to provide information to aircrew, senior leadership, training coordinators, commanders, and outside sources to include Numbered Air Force (NAF), Major Commands (MAJCOM), and Headquarters (HQ) U.S. Air Force (USAF) to show training requirements, overall training objectives, and accomplishments.  Manages Wing Flying Hour Program by developing procedures for accurate and timely processing of flying hours and verifies accuracy with Logistics Group personnel to determine inventories of assigned, projected, available, and actual expenditure of hours.  Develops and provides information and reports to reflect training accomplishments, pending training requirements, cost for flying hours expended and how this impacts year end goals for training and flying hours budget.  Develops and executes procedures or checklists for in processing, out processing, auditing and self-inspections of flight record folders for all aviators to include written go-no-go procedures, pre-mission, and post-mission review; recording aircrew and aircraft flying hour data; and determining aviation service action for attached and assigned flying personnel as it directly affects mission accomplishment and safety of flight.  Reviews a variety of documentation and ensures aviation personnel are assigned to the proper Aviation Position Indicator and verifies these indicators are mirrored on several Unit Manning Documents (UMD) including State Headquarters, Fighter Wing, Medical Squadron, Operations Group and Fighter Squadron.  Authenticates and publishes aeronautical orders to start, suspend, disqualify or terminate aircrew member’s requirement to perform operational flying or jump duties and awards aeronautical ratings, aviation badges; and assigns the appropriate aircraft Mission Design Series.  Develops database queries to assist in identification of suspense actions or actions requested by senior leadership to include promotion boards, disciplinary boards, or commander specific requirements.  Determines eligibility for aeronautical ratings in accordance with several Department of Defense guidelines and instructions.  Determines the requirements to build Flight Evaluation, and Career Enlisted Aviator Aircrew Evaluation Board packages for higher headquarters coordination and approval.  Develops and maintains procedures with outside agencies (i.e. FAA, Office of Special Investigation (OSI), etc.) to validate that aircrew medical requirements are in compliance and accomplished in accordance with appropriate Air Force Instruction.  Provides individual aircrew aviation service and historical data to requesting civilian and federal agencies for several purposes to include aircraft accident investigations and the intent to hire purposes under FAA guidelines and according to the Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996.  Writes and revises several independent local operating instructions including Aircraft Accident Procedures.  Coordinates matters with NGB, HQ MAJCOM, and service organizations staff personnel to obtain clarification or recommend changes to instructions and procedures.  Serves as the wing focal point for aviation service actions for upward reporting.



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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required


  • Must be a Military Members of the Ohio Air National Guard
  • Minimum Military Grade: AB (E-1)
  • Maximum Military Grade: TSgt (E-6)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 1C072


If you apply for this position and are over the Maximum Military Grade you may be required to take an Administrative Reduction in Military Grade in order to be appointed.


It is not necessary for applicants to possess the MOS/AFSC listed as compatible to the position in order to apply.


It is, however, the applicant's responsibility to acquire a compatible MOS/AFSC within 1 year of appointment. Coordinate with your unit's training representative to determine whether or not you can qualify for a specific MOS/AFSC and/or receive training.




General Experience:
Experience, education, or training interpreting, explaining, and/or applying a variety of regulations and procedures.  Experience using computer and automation systems.

Specialized Experience:(GS-09)
1. Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training in arranging or procuring transportation for personnel, cargo or freight. 


2. Experience in pre and post auditing of freight bills, bills of lading, and personnel transportation vouchers.  


3. Experience coordinating and negotiating with organizations/personnel both orally and in writing to resolve differences/problems.  *For positions requiring supervisory functions; experience which included responsibility for the supervision and management of personnel. 


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 or 30 semester hours for 12 months experience. The education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the position (i.e., traffic management, business administration, etc.).


This position is being announced in accordance with state merit promotion procedures and collective bargaining agreement. Wearing of the appropriate military uniform is required while employed in this position.

If you are an AGR and are selected for this position, you will be required to vacate your AGR status. 


Successful applicant will be assigned to a compatible military position in an appropriate unit of assignment in the Ohio National Guard.


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. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your qualifications rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and may result in you not being considered for appointment to this position.


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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.

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:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit:

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:

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:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


1. Do not send applications to the mailing address or email address on this announcement. Apply only online or via the fax number provided in the section entitled "How to Apply."

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. 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.


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


1. Your Resume

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)


The complete Application package mush be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, March 06, 2013.


To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create and account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.


Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.


To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 800070.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot apply online:


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

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire

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


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience and provide the time periods the work was performed)
  • Current Unit of Assignment
  • Current Military Rank/Grade
  • Current MOS/AFSC

Your application may need to include:

  • Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience)

To submit the documents requested follow the instructions below: Your resume,  the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications  can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone number and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below


Phone: (419)520-6122
Agency Information:
179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your qualification status 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.

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