Job Overview


Wyoming Military Department


Only current members of the Wyoming Air National Guard will be considered for this vacancy


WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Air National Guard in order to be considered for employment.


Open Area of Consideration: 

Area 4:  Job Opportunity (Dual Status Technician) - Merit Promotion:  All current military members of the Wyoming Air National Guard may apply.


Technician Info

Position Title:  Air Operations Officer (Pilot/Navigator)

Position Series/Grade:  GS-2101-14

Position Description #:  D0307000


FAC #:  10D000

Technician Position #:  0085703334

Location:  153rd Operations Group, Cheyenne, WY


Military Grade

Min:  O5/Lt Col                      Max:  O6/Col


Applicants' under the grade of Lt Col will not be considered for this vacancy.  Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.


This technician vacancy is advertised in conjunction with AGR JVA #17-A323, Air Operations Officer.



This position is located at unit level in the Air Operations program within the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard (ANG). Its paramount purpose is to plan, organize and supervise all unit flying operations programs required by Air Force, Major Command, and ANG regulations. In addition to supervisory responsibility, this position is a rated aircrew member on flying status involved in the piloting or navigation of unit-equipped (UE) aircraft.


- Plans work to be accomplished by the organization which consists of about 15 or more full-time subordinates engaged in technical and administrative work. Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work.

- Oversees all unit operations activities, both in the air and on the ground, which based on unit mission and equipment, may include any of the following Air Operation program support functional areas: Training, Standardization and Evaluation, Tactics. Scheduling, Plans, Command Post, Intelligence, Life Support, Flying Operations and Flight Management. Unit mission may require additional functions, e.g. Airspace Management, Air Evacuation Operations, Aero-Medical Operations, Aircraft Alert Operations, Airfield Management, Simulator Operations, and Operational Support Aircraft (OSA) etc. 

- Develops long-range training and deployment plans for the unit to meet training goals, higher headquarters Inspection schedules and overseas deployment requirements.

- Acts as a key advisor on the Commander's staff to coordinate unit flying operations with other ANG flying units and outside agencies, e.g. the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), civilian airport authorities, etc., and with unit maintenance, resources and support areas.

- Serves as the Operations representative on the Commander's Financial Management Board.  Develops and recommends the operations budget for approval to higher headquarters based on unit requirements and mission.

- Develops and directs the unit flying hour program in coordination with higher headquarters to meet approved higher headquarters flying hour allocations.

- Oversees all unit flight and ground training of assigned/attached flying personnel.

- Must pass standardization/evaluation flight examinations and meet annual flying requirements as prescribed by applicable regulations and directives.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • As needed.

Relocation Authorized

  • No