Job Overview


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your Nation, your State and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the North Carolina Army National Guard.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with the requirements as a condition of employment.  Applicants must be current members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

WHO CAN APPLY: The area of consideration for this position is STATEWIDE. Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard.

POSITION INFORMATION:  Full-time Excepted Service  (Permanent).


MD #: 4142-105


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, clears and 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.

PD:  D0671000

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No