About the Agency
This National Guard position is for a GS-08/09 AIRCRAFT LOADMASTER INSTRUCTOR, Position Description Number D2300000 in FAC 31B100 and is part of the MO 139th Airlift Wing.
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 states and your community!
WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Air National Guard.
APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This position is a Temporary vacancy NTE One Year in the Excepted Service. Employment can be terminated at any time. This position can be filled up to four years as long as funds are available to support it. In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the temporary appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status. Under a temporary appointment, the employment is subject to termination at any time. This is a bargaining unit position.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
Develops and provides technical loadmaster upgrade and proficiency training/instruction to aircrew members. Develops instructional standards, training plans, tests, lesson plans, and other training material. Develops, establishes, validates, and maintains unit loadmaster training program. Analyzes and interprets guidance. Writes and modifies general guidelines from a broad scope of principles, concepts, technology and methodology in order to form a practical lesson plans for flight training. Evaluates student performance, annotates and maintains student training records. Ensures students safely execute the demonstrated methods of flight duties. Instructs, analyzes and interprets guidance. Counsels students, evaluates student potential, makes determinations on readiness for evaluation, and recommends/initiates military reclassification actions as appropriate. Evaluates the effectiveness of the training program. Reviews training objectives and determines the scope of training required. Accomplishes all requirements involved in mission planning and coordination. Completes various administrative tasks. Determines numbers of aircraft and loading crews/vehicles needed to support proposed missions. Accomplishes coordination to verify availability of aircraft and previously scheduled commitments. Accomplishes a wide variety of preflight, in flight and post flight duties required by the nature of the aircraft assigned and the aircraft's specialized mission. Develops and certifies cargo load plans considering quantity, weight, configuration, floor capacity, compartment restrictions and proper location within the aircraft to achieve the optimum center of gravity. Performs aircraft inspection to determine aircraft airworthiness. Develops evacuation procedures for aircrew and passengers. Briefs passengers on in flight and emergency procedures and demonstrates the use of emergency equipment. Administers no notice, pyramid and annual evaluations. Evaluates aircrew member's performance during all phases of flying mission execution. Performs other duties as assigned.