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    Air Reserve Technicians (ARTs) are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.  In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy ART positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Force Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency. 

    DUE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW QUALIFICATIONS STANDARD, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CLOSING ON OCTOBER 20, 2017.  THEREFORE, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  IF YOU PREVIOUSLY APPLIED UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, YOU MUST REAPPLY UNDER THE NEW ANNOUNCEMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. SO, PLEASE CONTINUE TO VISIT USAJOBS FOR THE  NEW ANNOUNCEMENT. 

    This vacancy announcement key requirements section has been updated to reflect Incentives may or may not be offered. However, this change will not become effective until 1 August 17.  

    This is a standing register used to fill term limited developmental Air Reserve Technician positions at AFRC locations as vacancies occur.  Some positions may have promotion potential to a higher grade than the grade being filled.  Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on the location of position. If you are applying for a full-time Air Reserve Technician position at a fully qualified level of HELICOPTER PILOT, GS-12 OR HELICOPTER FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, GS-13, PLEASE CHECK FOR INDIVIDUAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ON USAJOBS AS THEY OCCUR.

    Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.

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    Responsibilities

    The primary purpose of this position is as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) to gain experience and training to become a fully qualified mission-ready pilot in the unit type aircraft. Position also accomplishes a variety of administrative duties related to flight/mission accomplishment such as scheduling, mission planning, AFRC operational training, and mission management. Upon successful completion of training requirements, and demonstrated successful performance and proficiency level, the incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted. The target grade of the position is GS-12 Helicopter Pilot. Incumbent of this position will perform the following duties: Under the guidance and assistance of the aircraft commander/flight instructor and in the role of a pilot, assist in the operation of aircraft in order to gain the experience needed to become a qualified pilot in the unit aircraft.Participate in discussions, meetings or serve on panels or committees regarding unit aircraft and flying mission.Perform and assist with other flight related duties supporting the accomplishment of the unit operational and training mission.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required to fly in commercial/military aircraft during temporary duty assignments.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

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    Applicants must be United States Citizens and be eligible and willing to join the USAF Reserve. For questions concerning military eligibility please contact the Air Force Reserve Qualification Center at 1-800-257-1212.

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    2181 Aircraft Operation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446064600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.