Job Title:Flight Operations Specialist
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:13-T-Army-128
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/ Per Year|
|Tuesday, May 07, 2013 to
Tuesday, May 21, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Excepted Service Temporary NTE 1 YEAR|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Shelbyville, IN United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED|
The mission of the Indiana National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: 1.800.GO GUARD
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED
DUTY LOCATION: Shlbyville, IN (AASF)
JOB SUMMARY: This position is located in an Army Support Facility (AASF) or Army Aviation Flight Activity (AAFA). Its purpose is to conduct preflight briefings for pilots and provide in-flight advisory services. The AASF or AAFA provides flight services and mission briefings which are relatively small in number.
This job announcement is for employment as an Indiana Army National Guard Technician; a Federal Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace. As members of a unit of the Indiana National Guard, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Indiana Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is an Temporary Excepted Service position. NTE 1 year
MILITARY RANK REQUIREMENTS: E-5 thru E-9 or WO1- thru W2
MILITARY SPECIALITY REQUIREMENTS: Individuals must meet the qualifications for the technician position but will have 1 year from date of hire to be assigned to a compatible MOS in a compatible unit for the technician position advertised.
Compatible Military Assignments: Warrent: CMF 15 or 920B; Enlisted: CMF 15
AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
Permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Temporary, TERM or Indefinite Federal (Tenure 0 or 3) Technicians employed by the Indiana Army National Guard
Traditional M-Day Soldiers with the Indiana Army National Guard
Guard members from another state; Reservists/IRR; and/or Active Duty Soldiers willing to join the Indiana Army National Guard
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Must be in the grades: E5-E9 or WO1-CW2
- Must possess or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance
- Must be a member of the Indiana National Guard or be willing to join
- Must participate in direct deposit
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Flight Operations Specialist with the Indiana Army National Guard (ARNG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
- 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.
- Processes extended and local clearances, including examination for conformance with flight rules and regulations. Processes, clearsand 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Supervises on-the-job training of unit flight operations personnel performing equivalent training or accomplishing a split unit training assembly at the facility.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Incumbent may be required to prepare for and support the mission through the accomplishment of duties pertaining to military training, military readiness, force protection and other mission related assignments including, but not limited to, training of traditional Guard members, CWDE/NBC training, exercise participation (ORE/ORl/UCI/MEI/OCl/I G, etc.), mobility exercise, FSTA/ATSO exercise participation, SABC training, LOAC training, weapons qualification training, participation in military formations, and medical mobility processing within the guidelines of NGB/ARNG/ANG/State/TAG rules, regulations and laws. These tasks have no impact on the classification of this position and should NOT be addressed in any technicians performance standards.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this Flight Operations Specialist position at the GS-08 grade level, you must have at least 18 months of:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
- 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.
- 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.
- Ability to arrange or procure transportation for personnel, cargo, or freight.
- Knowledge of directives and regulations governing transportation of personnel, cargo or freight.
- Ability to plan and organize the work of others.
- Knowledge of technical support work in areas of flight operations or air traffic control procedures.
- Experience preparing reports, maintaining flight records, and processing flight clearances.
- Ability to conduct preflight pilot briefings in accordance with National Guard regulations and directives.
Substitution of Education for Experience: High school graduate or the equivalent may be substituted for 3 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.
Must participate in Direct Deposit
A criminal history check will be completed on all selectees before hire date.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.
ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES: Acceptance of technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be payable.
If you are not a member of the Indiana Army National Guard, but are interested in applying for this position, please call the Indiana Army National Guard Recruiting Office at 800-GO-GUARD. You can also view our website at http://www.in.ng.mil/Recruiting/tabid/1041/Default.aspx.
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.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score 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 score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.