THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a Aircraft Pilot, Position Description Number D0711000 and is part of the WY Army Aviation Support Facility, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
Serves as the primary staff officer for the management of the aviation mission survivability and personnel recovery programs, fixed and rotary wing aircraft, avionics, armament and associated ground support equipment, and aircraft survivability equipment maintenance programs.
(1) Directs, evaluates, and issues technical guidance to aviation units on matters pertaining to aviation training, readiness reporting, the Aircrew Training Manual and National Guard Bureau (NGB) training management and planning.
(2) Serves as Aviation Mission Survivability Officer and as a technical expert in the field of aircraft survivability equipment maintenance with responsibility for coordination of Command Programs for the Army Aviation Support Facilities (AASFs).
(3) Manages the aircraft inventory for the state.
(4) Manages Physical Security Program in the SAAO and provides staff level support and assistance to physical security/operational security managers of the aviation units in the state.
** This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties. **
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
Open to US Army, Army Reserves, and Army Nat'l Guard military mbrs only
Must be assessed into WY ARNG before appt. May take up to 120 days.
Must become a member of the Wyoming Army Nat'l Guard before appt.
Must submit ORB or DA Fm 2-1.
Provide last OER, PAA Summary or Ltr of Recommendation in lieu of.
Warrants not assigned to WYARNG must submit NGB Fm 62E
Refer to Required Documents section for additional details and links.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
The Selected applicant must complete an "I-9, Employment Verification", "OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment", and a "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses.
Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive
Program (SRIP) and TRICARE Reserve Select (TRS).
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, if eligible. Subject to funding and TAG approval.
PCS is not authorized in lieu of incentives.
Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a
Veteran's preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
This is not a commissioning opportunity.
Applicants' under-grade or over-grade will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Positions in this series involve piloting or co-piloting aircraft to carry out various operational programs and functions of the Army and Air National Guard. The work provides ground and flight instruction and evaluation in aircraft piloting. The positions perform staff work concerned with planning, analyzing, or administering agency specific aviation programs, where the work requires primarily the application of pilot knowledge and skills. The Series encompasses all functions performed by rated pilots to conduct or directly support flying operations and training missions. Inherently included in this Series are supervisory and staff functions such as commanding, inspection, contingency planning, and policy formulation. The career area encompasses utilization fields that directly employ weapons and supporting weapon systems to accomplish the Army National Guard and Air National Guard operational missions. It encompasses flying operations and non-operational aviation positions concerned with the employment and support of aviation units and elements. This Series directs and coordinates the employment of aviation units in support of land combat operations. It provides expertise at all levels of command to develop doctrines and plans essential to the successful employment and deployment of aviation systems. Included in this Series are Operations Commanders, Pilots, Combat Systems Officers, , Special Tactics, Combat Rescue, Space, , Maintenance Test Pilots, Cyber Operations, Operations Security, and Operations Support.
Must possess a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade (or a comparable military rank) immediately below the GS-12 level.
Must possess at least 24 months experience operating a UH-60A/L/M , mission planning, and mission preparation. Experience reviewing and analyzing mission tasking, intelligence, and weather information. Experience filing flight plans and conducting crew briefings. Experience with aircraft preflight inspections, aircraft loading, and equipment assessments. Experience performing or supervising work procedures involved in navigation, , search and rescue operations or surveillance and reconnaissance. Experience conducting or supervising the training of crew members in simple to complex mission specific tasks. Experience developing plans and policies, monitoring operations, and advising commanders. Experience with the unit flying, , and ground safety programs in accordance with Department of Defense, Department of the Army, National Guard Bureau, and/or Occupational Safety and Health Administration policies, regulations, and directives.
NOTE: General and Specialized Experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar 2017) dates and hours worked per week with description of your specialized experience on the resume.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:
Must possess a valid state's driver's license.
*** College transcripts must be submitted only when substituting education for experience.
Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum.
Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs or must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx)
The Wyoming Military Department's (WYMD) 335, Personnel - General Merit Placement & Promotion Plan, 15 February 2018, is available at:
Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line via www.USAJOBS.gov. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
4281 - Judgement and Decision Making - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
4282 - Operation and Control- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
4283- Safety and Security- Knowledge of operations, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume which includes:
* Your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone numbers where you can be reached
* A narrative of your work (paid or unpaid), training, education, and/or other experiences that may be related to this vacancy
* Show actual begin and end dates (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar 2017) format and hours worked per week for all work experience submitted.
* List all pertinent civilian and military experiences
* Describe your duties (work experience) in your own words. Do not submit copies or official position descriptions.
2. Other supporting documents:
*** Records Review
* US Army, US Army Reserves, and Army National Guard members must submit an Officer Records Brief (ORB) or DA Form 2-1 with application.
*** Federal Aviation Administration Certification
Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs or must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.
*** Last OER or previous Performance Appraisal (summary page only).
* If you do not possess any, include a Letter of Recommendation from supervisor.
*** NGB Form 62E, Application for Federal Recognition as an Army National Guard Officer and Appointment as a Reserve Commissioned Officer of the Army in the Army National Guard of the United States.
Officers and Warrant Officers not assigned to the WY Army National Guard must submit
* Complete pages 1-3 in their entirety. Page 4, Applicant Signature; Full signature and date is needed. Do not proceed further on form.
* Form may be obtained here: http://www.ngbpdc.ngb.army.mil/forms/Adobe/ngb62-E.pdf
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10666755
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
AddressWY Army Aviation Support Facility
5410 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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