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    Air Reserve Technicians are full-time civilian employees who are also members of the Air Force Reserve unit in which they are employed. In addition to their civilian assignments, they are assigned to equivalent positions in the Reserve organization with a Reserve military rank or grade. Appointee's civilian assignments will consist of the following duties.

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    • Coordinates plans and schedules with other organization managers and customers as appropriate. Instructs or examines pilots in flying proficiency, plans flights and training missions, evaluates pilots, plans course outlines, critiques pilots.
    • Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the organization, ensuring that work complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs.
    • Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of the flying mission. Reviews organization mission, functions, and manning.
    • Responsible for the operational policies and procedures of the organization, ensures effective unit manning, retention, and recruitment of personnel.
    • Prepares the annual budget estimate for the organization and manages the current budget to ensure that funds are properly allocated and utilized.
    • Conducts periodic analyses to identify budgetary deficiencies and ensures timely adjustments. Must execute the responsibilities of assigned duties and ensures the unit's wartime capability.
    • Responsible for effective utilization of all resources of the squadron, including both personnel and equipment. Reviews mission tasking, intelligence, and weather information.
    • Conducts a continuous and aggressive flying safety program and maintains a complete file on flying safety matters for the education of all assigned aircrew.
    • Interviews pilots assigned or attached to determine backgrounds and training in various types of aircraft, especially in the type of aircraft assigned to the unit.
    • Performs pilot and pilot in command duties in assigned aircraft and provides a full range of ground and airborne flight instruction to Reservist, instructors, flight examiners, and assigned personnel in unit type aircraft.
    • Accomplishes a variety of administrative duties related to flight instruction and mission accomplishments such as scheduling, squadron operations management, combat mission planning, and training.
    • Manages the Squadrons flying hour program to ensure equitable distribution among the assigned aircrews.
    • This is a drug testing position. The employee is subject to random drug testing.
    • This is a KEY management position in which the incumbent is required to formulate, determine, and/or influence policies.
    • This position is designated as a MOBILITY position. Incumbent must be willing to move/transfer to another unit/location on a lateral or promotion basis as directed by Headquarters. The employee must sign a mobility agreement.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

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