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    DUTY LOCATION: Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG), Groton, CT


    Area 1:
    All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the CTARNG.
    Area 2: All currently employed full-time Temporary Technician personnel (Tenure 0) and all current traditional members of the CTARNG.
    Area 3: Individuals eligible for membership in the CTARNG. Membership must be satisfied within four (4) months of selection.

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    A 25% Relocation Incentive is authorized to be paid to the selected applicant if he or she is a current federal employee of the US Federal Government. Acceptance of this incentive confers a two-year service agreement in this position.

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide instructor pilot support consisting of aircraft qualification and transition training, emergency procedures training and performance of currency flight checks, standardization evaluation, basic and advanced instrument flight techniques, terrain tactical flight and weapon training. May be assigned the additional responsibility of Aviation Operations Officer.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.

    The major duties include, but are not limited to:
    • Pilots a variety of fixed wing twin engine airplanes and utility helicopters to transport passengers and cargo to and from a variety of points.
    • Performs maintenance operation checks (MOCs) and limited and general test flights of aircraft to ensure airworthiness upon completion of extensive disassembly for maintenance, repair or replacement of components or aircraft systems.
    • Operates aircraft with short takeoff and landing capability, generally in good or fair weather conditions, but may include all types of weather, day and night over terrain such as forests, marshlands, mountain ranges, and open seas.
    • Performs general or limited test flights of aircraft when ground diagnostic tests cannot determine the safe and/or proper functioning of aircraft components or systems.
    • Serves as a member of boards pertaining to aviation accidents, flight evaluation, collateral investigations, standardization and federal recognition.
    • Functions as the Aviation Safety Officer for the TASMG.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616190300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.