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    This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, Position Description Number D061100 and is part of AASF 1, Nebraska Army National Guard.

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    As a SUPERVISORY AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, GS-2181-13, duties include:

    (1) Directs and coordinates all light operations and training activities at the installation and supervises the AASF Flight Operations Section. Manages the Aviation Training Program for the AASF and oversees the Additional Flight Training Program (AFTP). Consults with unit commanders to determine the training requirements to enable individual aviators and crew members to maintain combat readiness and proficiency in g1ven types of aircraft. Formulates and oversees individual aviator and crew member training to achieve the specified training goals. Plans flying programs in cooperation with maintenance personnel to promote maximum utilization of aircraft and accessory equipment. Oversees flight cost analysis and coordination of all flight mission requests other than in connection with Annual Training and Aviation Unit Inactive Duty Training. Oversees execution of the training program in accordance with the Aircrew Training Manual (ATM) Flight Training Program or aviators and aeroscout crew members, utilizing single or twin (multi) engine aircraft (airplanes or helicopters). This program includes instruction and evaluation of rated aviators and, where appropriate, aero scout crew members in basic and advanced flight and instrument flight techniques required to fly tactical and combat type operations. The assignments involve a broad range of hazards from minimal to substantial depending on nature of the training which includes the use of night vision devices and the conduct of aerial gunnery, multi-ship operations and air-to-air combat maneuvers in a terrain f light environment. The incumbent is required to perform these flight maneuvers during day and night under adverse weather conditions, at maximum gross weight, outside the recommended weight velocity profile, over hazardous terrain such as mountain, high desert, and heavily vegetated areas with few or no safe emergency landing areas. Advises, brief s and represents the commander on status of training and operations programs and related issues.

    (2) Plans and assigns work to be accomplished by 3-12 subordinates in grades through GS-13. Sets priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work. Makes assignments based on priorities, difficulty and requirements of the assignment and the capabilities of individual employees. Conducts employment interviews. Recommends employees for appointment, promotion or reassignment. Establishes performance standards. Monitors and evaluates employee performance. Assists employees in reaching performance goals. Informs subordinates of agency policies and programs. Hears complaints and grievances from employees. Resolves those which can be can be informally resolved, and/or makes recommendations for resolution to appropriate deciding official. Identifies developmental and training needs of employees and provides or obtains training. Approves and/or disapproves leave requests. Promotes acceptance and adherence of programs such as Equal Employment Opportunity, Federal Women's Program, Physically Handicapped, Labor-Management Relations, and other similar special emphasis programs. Maintains an effective position management program. Assures position descriptions are accurate and positions are operating as intended.

    (3) Plans, establishes and updates the standing operating procedures required for the safe and efficient operation of aircraft and transient aircraft. Establishes procedures concerning the operation of aircraft within the local flying area. Coordinates such procedures with military, municipal and local FAA Air Traffic Control authorities to assure compatibility of AASF originating traffic with other air traffic in the area. Responsible for assuring that all assigned, attached and transient aviators receive a thorough preflight briefing prior to departure. Spot checks flight plans to ensure accuracy and compliance with local directives and pertinent regulations.

    (4) Instructs and evaluates pilots in operating light or heavy, fixed or rotary wing aircraft.

    Develops POI's for proper utilization of aviators and aerial observer training requirements. Trains and evaluates instructor pilots on tactical techniques of instruction.

    (6) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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