Posn Title: Air Traffic Control Specialist (Terminal)
Posn Series/Grade: GS-2152-09/11
Posn Descr #: D1799000
PAS / FAC #: 32F000 / FNCV
Posn #: 0798527 / 0798525
Selecting Officials: 1Lt McMillan and Capt Hochhalter
AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
Primary consideration will be made from Areas 2 and 4. If referrals are not made from the target category, subsequent referrals may next be made from Area 6 (if eligible).
Area 2: All permanent and indefinite Wyoming Air National Guard (ANG) T32 Dual Status technicians employed within the Wyoming Air National Guard.
Area 4: All current military members of the Wyoming Air National Guard.
Area 6: Current and prior service active duty, reserve or National Guard service members of one of the branches of the United States military (Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, or Coast Guard) Must be willing/eligible to join the Wyoming Air National Guard, 243d Air Traffic Control Squadron as a military member prior to appointment to position.
This is a Standing Register advertisement and Certificate(s) of Qualified Eligibles will be issued upon unit's submission of an SF-52, Request for Personnel Action, to fill vacant position(s).
Applicants' under-grade or over-grade (without a written demotion statement of understanding) will not be considered for this vacancy. Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.
Applicants must possess valid Air Traffic Control Specialist Certificate and/or Control Tower Operator Certificate and capable of becoming Radar/Tower certified to be dual-rated.
Applicants for positions of an arduous nature must meet medical standards.
- Must have at least 12 months experience equivalent to the GS-07 or Trainee Controller not rated in any ATC facility, but gaining experience in the trade.
- The GS-09 terminal controllers, under close supervision and guidance, assist controllers of higher grades in the performance of their duties.
- Must have terminal controller experiences in issuing instructions to aircraft and vehicles on all parts of the airport except the runways in use.
- Experiences in issuing taxi instructions and relaying departure clearances from the center to the terminal controller and to the pilot.
- Experiences in determining when aircraft and ground vehicles may safely cross active runways and issue instructions to avoid collision between vehicles and aircraft.
- Experience in a military or civilian air traffic facility.
- Operated fixed and tactical ATC towers, Ground Control Approach GCA radars and airspace information centers (AICs).
- Initiated and issued air traffic control clearances, instructions and advisories to ensure safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic under instrument and visual flight rules.
- Operated and maintained vehicles, tactical/fixed base ATC equipment and navigational aids (NAVAIDs).
- Assisted in the installation and relocation of tactical ATC facilities.
- Applied air traffic control rules, procedures and regulations.
- Processed flight plan data.
- Formulated and issued ATC clearances, advisories and control information.
- Maintained logs, records, files and recordings of voice communications.
- Interpreted and relayed Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) information.
- Reads and interprets DoD Flight Information Publications (FLIPS) and aeronautical charts.
- Analyzed air traffic to identify and resolve potential conflicts.
- Controlled airborne and ground traffic on and in the vicinity of the airport.
- Must possess at least 12 months experience equivalent to at least GS-9 or GS-10, respectively (A GS-10 Is the first level of independent performance of all control functions in non-approach and non-radar approach control terminals.);
- Be a graduate of a formal DoD/DOT basic air traffic control course and be able to obtain and maintain a facility-rating in a single ATC facility (Radar Final Control (RFC)/Ground Controlled Approach (GCA)/Control Tower);
- Perform regular duties in terminal operations, issuing control instructions to aircraft operating under visual or instrument flight rules or combinations of both;
- Experience in a military or civilian as an Air Traffic Controller in a single ATC facility-rated control tower air traffic facility;
- Experience initiating and issuing air traffic control clearances, instructions and advisories to ensure safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic under instrument and visual flight rules;
- Experience conducting ATC facility training; experienced in briefing shift personnel on runway utilization, airfield conditions and weather/ground activities;
- Experience in preparing and updating flight following maps; performed some shift supervision duties in a tactical or fixed tower, radar, or AIC; experienced work as a tactical air control team (TACT) leader in a tactical terminal control system (TTCS) or have experiences on deployed teams to remote areas to secure and set- up forward area refueling and rearming points (FARPS), LZs, HLZs, DZs and PZs; and experience maintaining current DoD and DOT/FAA publications, ATC facility logs, forms, records and situation maps.
Specialized Experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide from (e.g. 02/2015 - 03/2017 or Feb 2017 - Mar - 2017) dates and hours worked per week with description of your specialized experience on the resume.
Must have normal color vision; must meet the physical demands rating for heavy lifting work; and, must qualify physically in compliance with Department of Defense (DoD)/Federal Aviation Administration (FM) medical standards.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:
Air Force AFSC: 1C1X1
Army MOS: 1SQ
Marine MOS: 72S2, 72S3, 72S4
Navy NEC: AC
GS-09 applicants must possess AFSC 1C151 or equivalent.
GS-11 applicants must possess AFSC 1C171/1C191 or equivalent.
1C1X1 ASVAB Requirements:
Must possess a minimum score of "55"
on the Mechanical
AND a minimum score of "72"
on the General
portions of the ASVAB.
Medical Profile PULHES must not be greater than 111111.
Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted.
MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE
Any individual who has reached the mandatory separation age of 56 is not eligible for employment or reemployment as an ATC in accordance with 5 USC §3323(a).
REENTRY INTO A COVERED POSITION
(1) Individuals who are past the maximum entry age limit of 36 but who previously served in covered positions may be reinstated to a covered position only if they:
(a) Meet the applicable qualification requirements for the position.
(b) Have received ATC Specialist Certification according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards.
(c) Have been qualified and facility-certified in a DoD or FAA ATC facility.
(d) Will be able to complete a total of 20 years of covered service as an ATC by the last day of the month in which they become age 56.
An ATC Specialist who is otherwise eligible for immediate retirement must be separated from federal service on the last day of the month the employee becomes age 56 unless the employee has not yet completed 20 years of service and a waiver has been granted. In that case, the employee will be separated on the last day of the month in which he or she completes 20 years of service. However, the employee must continue to meet the physical requirements of the position, and if the employee cannot meet those requirements, he or she will have to be removed from the position.
- Must have a valid state driver's license.
- Must not have any disciplinary action (Article 15 or court-martial) for engaging in an unprofessional or inappropriate relationship as defined in applicable DoD Instructions concerning Army and Air Force Professional and Unprofessional Relationships.
- Applicants must successfully complete a medical physical and pass a drug test prior to appointment.