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    This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (Title 32), Position Description Number D0646000 and is part of the IL AASF 1, National Guard.

    About the Position: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be pulled at the request of the hiring official and in the order received. The initial application cut off will be 20 August 2020.

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    As an AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (Title 32), GS-2181-13, you will be responsible for providing instruction, evaluation and examination of rated pilots, instructor pilots and in flying techniques and methods of instruction, examination and evaluation. Instruction involves basic and advanced techniques for flying aircraft using instruments. Incumbent is also responsible to the Facility Commander for all aspects of aviation/ground safety matters.

    Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:

    • Plans and implements flight training and instruction for rated pilots and instructor pilots in accordance with the individual needs.
    • Conduct refresher, mission and continuation combat training in advance attack helicopters involving aggressor and defensive maneuvers and aerial gunnery practice with heavy ordinance and/or trains and instructs pilots in the operation of heavy multi-engine transport helicopters to transport equipment and personnel in combat situations.
    • Conducts training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in advanced flight techniques required in combat situations, tactical flying at night in all weather conditions and with the use of night vision devices, flight maneuvers which take advantage of the terrain, low level flight, short field takeoffs and landings flying in formation, evasive maneuvers and emergency procedures involving engine failures and malfunctions of hydraulic and electrical systems over hazardous terrain.
    • Transports passengers including dignitaries to and from a variety of different points.
    • Advises and represents the Commander on all matters concerning aviation/ground safety related to the facility.
    • Develops, maintains and rehearses the current accident and pre-accident prevention plans for the aviation facility.
    • Monitors the safety efforts of the aviation unit safety officers supported by the facility and assists them in the development of their accident prevention programs.
    • Receives, investigates and reports on all alleged facility safety violations and safety related suggestions.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/574355800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.