To qualify, you must meet the requirements listed below.
Commercial Pilot Certificate (screenout)
A. You must possess a current Commercial Pilot Certificate with Single Engine Land and Sea and Instrument Rating(or other certificate which exceeds the requirements of the Commercial Pilot Certificate, such as an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Single Engine Land and Sea Rating). A copy of the certificate must be provided with your application package (provide a copy); OR
B. You must possess an appropriate military rating (Note: If you are establishing eligibility based on military flight experience, you must be prepared to provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing your status as a rated military pilot). You will be required to complete a military competency knowledge test with the FAA and be issued a commerical pilot certificate prior to final offer of employment. provide a copy
Medical Certificate (screenout): You must possess a current FAA Medical Certificate First or Second Class in accordance with FAA regulations. provide a copy
Flight time experience (screenout minimum eligibility):
- 1500 hours total pilot time
- 1200 hours Pilot in Command (PIC) in the airplane category
- 25 hours PIC in airplane single or multi-engine seaplane
- 25 hours PIC in one of the following airplanes: Cessna C-180/185
or C-206/207,Piper PA-18, Cub Crafters CC-18, American Champion Scout, Aviat
Aircraft-Husky, or Found-Bushhawk or similar aircraft grouping per Operations Procedure Memorandum (OPM) 13-23
and Make and Models
- 25 hours of PIC night flying in Airplanes
- 24 hours PIC in the last 12 months in Airplanes, including 6 hours in the last 6 months.
Instrument rating (screen out): You must hold a Commercial Pilot or Airline Transport license with Instrument Airplane Rating.
Specialized Experience: You must have specialized experience to qualify for the GS-12 grade level of this position. This qualifying experience can be met through the following:
This pilot position requires performing low level (within 500 feet AGL)
flight activities termed Special Use and a separate qualifying DOI flight
evaluation. To qualify you must have 200 hours PIC in Airplane
Category in low level operations over typical terrain, or 10 hours in Airplane
Category of low level flight instruction in previous five years with a
satisfactory DOI flight evaluation or similar flight experience that can meet
this requirement. (Applicant will be required to provide proof to hiring official
prior to final offer of employment.)
Applicants must meet the experience and/or education requirements, qualifications, and any selective placement factors specified in the announcement by the closing date, Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
Unless previously served, you must complete a one year probationary period.
This position requires wearing the National Park Service uniform. All employees are required to wear the uniform in accordance with guidelines, maintain personal appearance standards, and ensure proper conduct while in uniform. A uniform allowance is provided.
You must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment drug test.
An FAA Pilot Database and/or Military
Flight Records check for accident/incident history and pilot logbook check for
relevant experience will be conducted prior to an employment commitment.
A pre-employment flight
evaluation will be conducted.
You will be required to show your pilot log book to show proof you meet the qualification listed in the announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your rating will be based on your application package and the responses to the Assessment Questionnaire. A panel may be used to review and rank your application.
KSA-1 Ability to operate light, single-engine fixed wing aircraft from land or water.
KSA-2 Ability to perform pre-flight preparations and pre- and post-flight activities.
KSA-3 Knowledge or experience with aerial wildlife survey procedures, backcountry management, and archeology site monitoring.
KSA-4 Ability to communicate effectively/interpersonal skills.
The answers you select
in the on-line process must be substantiated in your application package. If your described work history, competencies, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, you may not be referred to the selecting official. Please ensure that your work history provides enough detail to support your answers for a panel or subject specialist to score your application.
Basis for Rating: Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. Candidates will be ranked into 3 categories:
Best Qualified - experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position.
Well Qualified - experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job.
Qualified - experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.
VETERANS PREFERENCE: Veterans' Preference applies to category rating. Within each quality category, veteran's preference eligibles are listed first, including CP, CPS, XP, and TP. In addition, veterans who have a 10% or more service-connected compensable disability (CP or CPS) are placed at the top of the highest quality category. Applicants referred are listed on the selection certificate alphabetically (veteran's preference eligibles before non-veterans) without scores.