THE NEW JERSEY NATIONAL AIR GUARD
FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION
NJ13-069 VIN# 882362
Airplane Flight Pilot, GS-2181-12, PD# E03090NJ
Airplane Flight Instructor, GS-2181-13, PD# D1810000
GS-12 Starting Salary: $78,356 PA
Salary Range: $78,356 - $101,862 PA
GS-13 Starting Salary: $93,176 PA
Salary Range: $93,176 - $121,128 PA
OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE
26 April 2013 28 May 2013
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatibility assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
AREA I: All Excepted Technicians of the the 108th Wing (WG)
AREA II: All Excepted Technicians of the New Jersey Air National Guard (NJANG)
AREA III: All members of the NJANG or those eligible for membership
If a New Jersey Army National Guard (NJARNG) member is selected, the person must transfer to the NJANG.
If the individual selected is currently on a title 10 tour no action can be taken until he/she is released from tour.
APPOINTMENT STATUS: ( X ) EXCEPTED ( ) COMPETITIVE ( X ) OFFICER ( ) WARRANT OFFICER ( ) ENLISTED
MINIMUM RANK: 1st Lt/O-2 MAXIMUM RANK: Maj/O-4
APPLICANTS ABOVE THE MAXIMUM RANK:
Applicants with an enlisted rank that exceeds the maximum advertised rank for the position may be considered. Applicant must provide a statement with their resume/application which indicates their willingness to accept a reduction in military rank. If selected, reduction in military rank is required to prevent grade inversion. Air/Army Officers and Army Warrant Officers may be allowed to reduce their Officer/Warrant Officer rank to Enlisted only. Military recruiters can provide Air/Army Officers and Army Warrant Officers with specifics applicable to the applicant.
MILITARY POSITION: 108th Wing (WG).
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Employment in this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the New Jersey National Guard in one of the following military specialty codes:
NOTE: THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED HAS ONE YEAR TO OBTAIN ADVERTISED AFSC/MOS
LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION: Critical/Sensitive
MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN A TOP SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: N/A
PRE-PLACEMENT PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: N/A
SELECTING OFFICIAL: Lt Col Andrew Keane, Air Operations Officer
The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position: A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resource Office.
MAJOR DUTIES: GS-2181-12 -Operates aircraft as a fully qualified, mission-ready pilot in unit type aircraft. Serves as the Air Operations Officers representative when performing duties as: Supervisor of Flying (SOF), or Stand-by Duty Officer (SDO); and is rresponsibleble for the safe and efficient mission accomplishment of the unit through the use of an Operational Risk Management (ORM) program. Incumbents of these positions are subject to rotation to perform administrative tasks in any of the following Air Operations programs support functional areas: Standardization/Evaluation: Assists in the planning, organizing of the Standardization/Evaluation function. Training: Assists in preparation of unit training requirements. Scheduling: Plans, develops, and implements the unit flying schedule and flying hour program using inputs from within the Air Operations and Logistics Divisions. Plans: Assists the Chief of XP with the development of unit deliberate planning for implementation of wartime, base and national tasking.
GS-2181-13 -Administers combat flight training to military aircrews. 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. Projects unit training requirements. 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. 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. Serves as the Air Commanders 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. Incumbents of these positions are subject to rotation to perform administration 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. Weapons and Tactics: Trains and evaluates proficiency and competency of aircrews in weapons and tactics. Training: Designs and coordinates comprehensive training plans and scenarios to provide realistic technical aircrew training. Scheduling: Plans, develops, and implements the unit flying schedule and flying hour program using inputs from within the Air Operations and Logistics Divisions. Plans: Develops unit deliberate planning for implementation of wartime, base and national tasking. Command and Control: Plans, organizes and directs the Command and Control function. 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.