Airline Pilot

Department of Defense Bellevue, NE
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The primary purpose of this position is to serve the Civil Air Patrol-United States Air Force Assistant Director of Operations as a primary liaison between CAP Wings & the Air Force Liaison Region Commander providing advice/oversight of CAP activities at the regional/national levels managing the ADO office while assisting with managing the CAP Reserve Assistance Program.

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* Organizes, administers and actively manages office operations and expenditures.

* Flight Operations.

* Advice and Assistance of CAP Logistics and Support Programs.

* CAP Cadet, Aerospace Education, Chaplain, and Other Programs.

* Inspections and Exercises.

* Manages the Region CAPRAP.

* Serve as a CAP-USAF primary representative and government consultant for his/her respective region to CAP personnel, state emergency services personnel, local and state officials, and local and state dignitaries.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

2181 Aircraft Operation

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship Required

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see

* PCS will NOT be paid

* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

* Disclosure of Political Appointments

* Required to meet and maintain CAP-USAF requirement to pilot general aviation aircraft on a recurring and regular basis, in support of CAP-USAF mission.

* Must possess and maintain proper qualifications to exercise the privileges for at least a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Commercial Pilot certificate with airplane single engine land and instrument, Airplane rating.

* Loss of flying status, if not correctable within one year, results in employee no longer meeting the conditions for employment in this position. Must possess and be able to maintain a FAA Medical Certificate Second Class or better

* Required to meet and maintain CAP-USAF clearance/background checks, to include required FBI/DEA/Customs background checks and clearances.

* Must be able to successfully complete and maintain a criminal background check with DEA/US Customs and if needed the USAF and the FBI. If not currently possessing the required DEA/Customs clearance, employment is contingent until receipt.

* Liaison Region Advisors will be in regular contact with CAP youth; in accordance with public law, a criminal background check must be completed

* Work will be aligned to allow employee to participate in CAP activities as directed by CAP-USAF or Liaison Region Commander. Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime

* May be required to fly in commercial, general aviation and military aircraft to perform other duty assignments

* Employee is subject to drug testing. This is a Testing Designated Position

* Search and rescue operations and exercises may require employee to travel on foot over all kinds of terrain

* This is a Key Position. Employee must be removed from their military recall status if alternatives for filling the position during an emergency are not available

* A Secret Security clearance is required


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: I have a current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating. Additionally, I have the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate or the military equivalent rating. (The pilot certificate must include the rating(s) appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. Note: Candidates establishing eligibility based on military flight experience must provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing their status as a rated military pilot, flight instructor, or flight examiner, as appropriate. Other certificates that meet or exceed the requirements of the Commercial Pilot Certificate are also acceptable, e.g., an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate) AND I have at least 1500 Total Flight Hours; 250 Pilot-In-Command Hours; 75 Night Flying Hours; 500 Instructor Time Flight Hours; and I have at least 100 Flying Hours in the past 12 months. NOTE: You must submit proof of Flight Hours.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: At the time of initial appointment, candidates for all pilot positions must possess a current first or second-class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations; both meet the intent of the requirement. If an agency decides, for example, not to accept the second-class medical certificate, the rationale for the decision should be based upon the requirements of the position, and should be thoroughly described in agency operating material. Staff specialists not involved in the operation of aircraft need only have a medical examination indicating that they are able to perform the duties of the position to be filled. For flight test pilots, airspace system inspection pilots, and Customs pilots, all candidates must possess a current first class medical certificate at the time of appointment.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

* Knowledge of and skill in the application of Air Force goals and program initiatives as they relate to the Civil Air Patrol.

* Knowledge of and skill in operating small fixed wing general aviation aircraft operations.

* Knowledge of organizational management functions such as financial management practices, budget procedures, and supply processes in order to manage the functions of a highly-stressful, quick reaction regional liaison office.

* Knowledge of flying, logistics, and support missions and their integration in order to guide CAP units on mission planning, execution and support.

* Knowledge of and skill in using analytical methods and processes and effective use of computer support software, databases, and spreadsheets, and web sites to assist in analysis of program operations.

* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing to include public speaking before large and small audiences alike.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This position does not have an education qualification requirement.

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