THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This position is for a SUPERVISORY AIRCRAFT PILOT, Position Description Number D0644000 and is part of the ID AASF, Idaho Army National Guard.Learn more about this agency
THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD INDEFINITE AND PERMANENT AASF TECHNICIANS IN THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.
THIS POSITION IS A TEMPORARY PROMOTION NOT TO EXCEED JUNE 2020- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT PROMOTION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
This position is located at an Army National Guard (ARNG) Aviation Support Facility (AASF). The purpose of this position is to function as the commander of an AASF. The position supervises between 3 and 12 substantive General Schedule (GS) employees and a large (more than 30) wage grade work force. The GS workforce includes at least 2 fulltime GS-13 pilots who instruct and evaluate flying in advanced attack or heavy transport helicopters or advanced instrument flight techniques or instruct instructors in methods of instruction or any combination for at least 50% of their work time.
Manages and directs the activities and functions of the AASF in support of the state mission which includes flight operations; proficiency training of aviators and crewmembers; aviation safety; and the organizational, direct support, and limited general support maintenance of all assigned aircraft. Manages assigned fiscal, material and personnel resources by determining the organizational structure within manning and budgetary restraints and guidelines and ensures that optimum use is made of all assigned resources through effective management techniques. Responsible for supporting the State ARNG aviation program and ensuring that adequate aircraft and aviators are available to accomplish assigned aviation missions. Such missions include, but are not limited to aviation support of other non-aviation units, developing and maintaining high level aviator skills, participating in and support of military exercises and operations, training and preparation for mobilization and responding as necessary to aviation requirements in natural disaster or state emergency situations. Responsible for proper utilization of aircraft in the performance of all missions both tactical and administrative.
Plans work to be accomplished by the organization which consists of 3 to 12 employees engaged in substantive work and additional wage grade employees. Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinate units based on priorities, selective consideration of difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Prepares performance standards. Reviews, accepts, amends or rejects work which has been reviewed by subordinate supervisors. Gives advice, counsel, or instruction to supervisors and subordinate employees on both work and administrative matters. Consults with subordinate supervisors and training specialists on training needs. Provides or makes provision for such development and training. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors.
Collaborates with heads of other units to negotiate, decide on, and/or coordinate work-related changes affecting other units not personally supervised. Advises officials with broader and higher responsibilities on problems involving the relationship of the work of the organization supervised to broader programs, and its impact on such programs. Evaluates supervisors and reviews evaluations made by supervisors on other employees. Approves selections for nonsupervisory positions and recommends selections for supervisory positions. Hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints not resolved at a lower level. Reviews serious disciplinary cases and disciplinary problems involving key employees and determines required action. Supports equal employment opportunity and labor management relation programs. Approves/disapproves leave. Ensures efficient position management and that position descriptions of subordinates are accurate.
Oversees the training operations of assigned or attached aircrew members through a subordinate supervisor. Manages and directs the standardization, currency, proficiency, safety operations, logistics and maintenance programs of the facility. Standardizes methods and procedures of flight instruction and flight proficiency for the facility and may fly with flight instructors, unit instructor pilots, and assigned aviators to assure the validity of methods and procedures employed and the conformance to Aircrew Training Manual requirements.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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