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

Job Title:AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:13-403-T

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$78,356.00 to $121,128.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, September 12, 2013 to Friday, October 11, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2181-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

3 vacancies in the following location:
Mansfield, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Open Nationwide to Military Members eligible to become a member of the Ohio Air National Guard

JOB SUMMARY:

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:
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903
USA

 

This is a developmental GS-12/13 position. To qualify at the GS-12 level you must be fully qualified as a Military Aircraft Pilot (Heavy).  To qualify at the GS-13 level you must be fully qualified as a C-130 Instructor Pilot. ***MUST Submit a FLYING HISTORY REPORT (FHR) with Resume***

 

This position is located at the 179th Air Wing and the primary purpose of the position is to provide ground and flight instruction for the C-130 military aircraft.  

 

 

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Open Nationwide
  • Min Rank: 2nd Lt (O-1) / Must be commissioned officer.
  • Max Rank: Lt Col (O-5)
  • Compatible AFSC: 11MX
  • ***Must submit Flying History Report (FHR) with resume

DUTIES:

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(1)  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.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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This is a Permanent Excepted Service position

Military Membership in the Ohio National Guard is required

This vacancy is open to Nationwide to military members who are eligible to become a member of the Ohio Air National Guard.

 

  • Minimum Military Grade: 2nd Lt (O-1) ... Must be a commissioned officer.  This is NOT a commissioning opportunity.
  • Maximum Military Grade: Lt Col (O-5)
  • Compatible Military Assignment: 11MX

 

 APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME THAT ADDRESSES THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES LISTED BELOW.

THE RESUME MUST INCLUDE DATES INDICATING WHEN THE WORK WAS PERFORMED.

 

 

This is a developmental GS-12/13 position. To qualify at the GS-12 level you must be fully qualified as a Military Aircraft Pilot (Heavy). To qualify at the GS-13 level you must be fully qualified as a C-130 Instructor Pilot. ***MUST Submit a FLYING HISTORY REPORT (FHR) with Resume***

 

General Experience: 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: Specialized experience requirements are to be determined locally, depending on the necessary hours required for your current airframe and the required certificates.  Specific MOS/AFSC’s may be included when essential for successful performance of the job.  





Education

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION: NOTE: College Transcripts are required if you wish to use Education as a substitution for experience or if a degree is a requirement for the position.  A copy of the transcript must be submitted with the Job Application. Study successfully completed in a college, university, technical or vocational school may be substituted for experience at the rate of one year of study (30 semester hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of experience.  Courses must be directly related to the work of the position.

Requirements

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. Permanent change of duty station (PCS) funds are not available. 

 

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.

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. 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.


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.

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 addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional 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 addtional 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 addtional 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 addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:


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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applying for this position requires you to take two steps:

1) Complete the occupational questionnaire and 2) submit a resume and, if applicable, any supporting documentation. See the Required Documents

You are encouraged you to complete the Occupational Questionnaire and submit your documentation using the Online method since it is the most efficient way to process your application. If you are unable to submit your responses Online, several applications "Options" are explained below. Follow these instructions carefully.

Note: You can Save an incomplete online questionnaire and return to it at a later time to complete the process. Instructions are under, How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire at the bottom of this page.

Option 1
To start a New occupational questionnaire click this link: Online Questionnaire

When you have completed the occupational questionnaire select the “Finish” button. At the next screen select the “Submit” button.
After the occupational questionnaire is submitted you can upload your resume and any supporting documents. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen after you receive an acknowledgement that the occupational questionnaire is successfully submitted. Step-by-step document upload instructions are provided below. If you do not have all the requested documents in electronic format you can upload part and fax the remaining documents that you do not have in electronic format, such as transcript documentation. See Option 2 for Fax instructions.

1 . Complete the Online Questionnaire and Press "Submit" to complete the Online Questionnaire or return to a "Saved" application outlined above under the How to Apply section.

2. After the Questionnaire is submitted you will receive a Notice that indicates the submission was successful. Press the "To upload a resume for this position click here" button to upload documents to this job announcement.

3. At the Document Upload screen, select the type of document you are attaching for upload from the drop down menu on the left side of the screen.

4. Select the "Browse" button and attach the file you want to submit.

5. Press the "Upload" button to submit the document file. You will receive an "Upload Successful" acknowledgement when the file has been received.

You may also start an occupational questionnaire by entering the following URL into your browser:

1. Enter> https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx to start a " New " Online Occupational Questionnaire

2. To start a " New " Occupational Questionnaire scroll down the Online application screen until the "Vacancy Identification Number" box appears under the "Create a New Application for This Job" section on the left hand side. Insert the "Vacancy Identification Number - 958837 or "Control Number" and click the "Submit" button.

Note: When you have completed the Online Occupational Questionnaire, click the "Finish" button. The Online Occupational Questionnaire must be completed and submitted by 12:00 midnight EDT on Friday, October 11, 2013.

Option 2
Complete the occupational questionnaire Online, as outlined above, and fax all or part of your documentation.
If you choose to fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 958837, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. This cover page is used to match your documents with the record you established when you submitted the occupational questionnaire. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link or click or insert this URL into your browser http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. The Fax number to submit your documents is:
1-478-757-3144

Option 3
Submitting you occupational questionnaire, resume and supporting documents in hard copy via fax.
To complete the occupational questionnaire in hard copy form, click this link to print a copy of the OPM Form1203-FX or insert or type this URL into your browser http://www.opm.gov./Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

You can also obtain a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703)724-1850. After the introduction Press 1 and follow the instructions.

Print a copy of this job announcement and use the Form 1203-FX as a response sheet when answering the occupational questionnaire portion of this announcement. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.

If you fax your documentation you must use a cover page. The information contained on the cover page should match the information you provided to the occupational questionnaire. The Vacancy ID number 958837, your Name, and SSN should be written accurately and neatly. If the information is inaccurate or incomplete it will delay the processing of your application or you may not receive consideration for this position. To print a copy of the “Cover Page” click this link. The Fax number to submit your documents is: 1-478-757-3144

How to Properly Save and Return later to complete an Application/Occupational Questionnaire:

3. If you want to " Save " an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire and return later, select the "Save" button at the top or bottom of each of the application pages and click the "Logout" button.

4. If you have "Saved" an incomplete Occupational Questionnaire you may finish it by clicking on or inserting this link into your internet browser https://www.hr-services.org/usasonlineapp/usasonlineapp.aspx . Insert your SSN and Last Name into the right hand side section " Work On An Application I Have Already Started ." and click the " Login " button.

Once you are logged in, the top of the screen will display the vacancy ID for all incomplete questionnaires and, if applicable, the bottom portion of the screen will display any Vacancy IDs that require a resume or supporting documentation to complete the application process. To finish an incomplete application processes select the adjacent button and click OK.

Option 4
The USAJOBS Web site provides a "Create a Resume" feature that you may use to develop and submit a resume for this position. The completed resume can be attached to this vacancy announcement and submitted electronically. To do so, scroll down to the end of the vacancy announcement. Click on the "Apply Online" icon. Then follow the USAJOBS web site instructions.

After you complete and submit the online resume, you will receive a "Confirmation of Submission" message stating that your online resume has been successfully submitted. If you do not receive this message, please submit again as this indicates that your resume has not been received.

NOTE: Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your not being considered for employment. 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:


All applications must include the following information:

  • Resume (Must describe all relevant work experience)
  • 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: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

Please do not send applications to the addresses listed below

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

JOHNNY C. WILLIS
Phone: (419)520-6122
Email: JOHN.WILLIS@ANG.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
179th Airlift Wing
1947 Harrington Memorial Rd
Mansfield, OH
44903
USA

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 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.

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

The system cannot find the file specified.
1. Title of Job

AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR


2. Biographic Data

All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.


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

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

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

Enter the lowest grade level (12-13) you will accept.


12
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

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Airplane Flight Instructor

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


394680139 Mansfield, OH

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:

This vacancy is open to Nationwide to military members of the Ohio Air National Guard or military members who are eligible to become a member of the Ohio Air National Guard.  

1. Please choose the best response below that matches your current status:

A. I am currently a military member of the Ohio Air National Guard or military member who is eligible to become a member of the Ohio Air National Guard.
B. I am not a military member or eligible to become a military member of the Ohio Air National Guard.

2.

This job is open to ranks 2nd Lt (O-1) to Lt Col (O-5).  Are you currently an 2nd Lt (O-1) to Lt Col (O-5)?

A. Yes
B. No

Please enter your current unit of assignment, rank, and AFSC:

Respond to all the questions below. For each question, choose the response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark only one response for each question. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provide in your resume or application and information your references provide.

3. Are you a currently qualified Military Aircraft Pilot (Heavy)?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Are you a currently qualified C-130 Instructor Pilot or have you previously been qualified as a C-130 Instructor Pilot?

A. Yes
B. No

5.

Do you possess the minimum requirements: possession of 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 possess specialized experience involving piloting or copiloting of aircraft to carry out various programs and functions; providing ground and flight instruction and in-flight evaluation in piloting of aircraft; flight testing of developmental and modified aircraft and components; in-flight inspection and evaluation of air navigation facilities and the environmental conditions affecting instrument flight procedures; and performing staff work concerned with planning, analyzing, or administering agency aviation programs?

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.

7. Ability to administer combat flight training to military aircrews, instruct and evaluate pilots through a broad training spectrum, in addition to performing pilot duties.

8. Knowledge and ablility to plan, develop and present comprehensive courses of instruction in both ground and flight training for pilots to achieve and maintain mission ready status.

9. Knowledge and ablility to 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.

10. 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, conducted in both day and night missions, in visual and instrument conditions and with and without night vision devices.

11. Ability to 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.

12. Ability to conduct 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.


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Job Announcement Number:

13-403-T

Control Number:

351432400