Job Overview

Summary

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

STATEWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: AASF

Flight Operations Specialist

Location

BOISE, IDAHO

Appointment Type: Indefinite

PD #: D0671000

Series/Grade: GS-2102-08/08

Salary Range: $45,056.00-$58,570.00

MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

IF SELECTED, CURRENT AASF TECHNICIAN’S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION

*Candidates may have to possess or be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance*

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

(1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current members of the Idaho Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

Duties

MAJOR DUTIES:(Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)

This position is located in an Army Support Facility (AASF). Its purpose is to support preflight briefings for pilots, provide in-flight advisory services, conduct aircraft tracking, and facilitate supporting administrative work such as flight records and aircrew information reports. The AASF provides flight services and mission briefings which are relatively small in number i.e. well below 25,000.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.) Conducts preflight pilot briefings in accordance with National Guard regulations and directives. Provides pilots with information on mission restrictions; on-route navigational facilities and equipment, hazards and terrain; weather forecasts; notices to airmen (NOTAMS) and deviations to flight plans when required. Is responsible for assuring pilot and crew are qualified in aircraft to be flown and for type of mission to be performed. Determines when flight requires higher level approving authority. Makes recommendations to pilot-in-charge when flights should not be attempted. Provides flight following services for all local and maintenance test flights. Responsible for direct voice communication with aviators in flight to transmit and receive information such as flight plan changes, weather advisories, NOTAMs, other aeronautical information and data affecting safety of flight.

2.) Processes extended and local clearances, including examination for conformance with flight rules and regulations. Processes, clears and transmits flight plans and flight progress messages to appropriate agencies (FSS, ACT tower, ARTCC) which may require use of service B equipment. Responsible for initiating search and rescue for overdue aircraft and implementing the crash rescue plan in the event of an aircraft accident.

3.) Prepares, maintains and files records, charts, graphs, and reports allied to flight operations and flight training activities such as aircraft utilization reports, aircrew information reports, individual flight records, notice to airmen (NOTAM) file and airfield data. Compiles and summarizes reports for analysis through the use of a computer system and peripheral equipment. Maintains and accounts for aircrew training records, medical recommendations, aeronautical orders, physiological training, and aviation service data. Maintains arrival and dispatch records for inbound and outbound aircraft. Schedules and dispatches assigned aircraft and aircrews.

4.) Maintains current file of aircraft flying regulations and navigational information such as radio facility carts, instrument approach procedure charts, aeronautical charts, Airman's Information Manual (AIM), airport directory, location identifiers, ATC procedures manual and Army Flight Information Publications.

5.) Supervises on-the-job training of unit flight operations personnel performing equivalent training or accomplishing a split unit training assembly at the facility.

6.) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No