Aircraft Flight Instructor

Department of Defense Fort Leonard Wood, MO
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THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a GS-2181-13 AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, Position Description Number D0610000 in SPMD 4142 and is part of the MO Army Aviation Support Facility Ft Leonard Wood.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is an Indefinite Excepted Service position. Management has the right to convert this position to permanent status without re-advertising. This is a non-bargaining unit position.

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Responsibilities

* Plans and implements flight training and instruction for rated pilots in accordance with the Aircrew Training Manual (ATM).

* Adjusts course material to meet individual needs.

* Trains, instructs and evaluates pilots in operating aircraft using advanced instrument flight techniques.

* Instructs pilots in methods of instruction and evaluates instructor pilots proficiency to engage in flightinstruction.

* Instructs pilots in operating advanced attack helicopters or heavy multi-engine advanced transport helicopters.

* Trains pilots in the full range of aircraft maneuvers required in combat situations.

* Conducts refresher, mission and continuation training in light fixed wing or utility and observer helicopters.

* Trains pilots in basic and advanced techniques required to support the pilot's unit mission.

* Conducts training flights, training pilots in advanced flight techniques required in combat situations.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

* Job family (Series)

2181 Aircraft Operation

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Management has the right to convert this position to permanent status without re-advertising.

* In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the indefinite appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status.

* Employment can be terminated with a 30 day notice.

* NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Army National Guard recruiter at 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273) prior to applying for this position.

* This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Missouri National Guard prior to the effective date of placement.

* 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.

* Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

* Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment or termination, contact the State Incentives Manager at (573) 638-9500 extension 37647 for questions concerning recoupment or termination.

* Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

* Pre-placement or baseline physical are required for newly hired or appointed Wage Grade personnel who may be potentially exposed to health hazards in the work environment.

* Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employmentor assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

Qualifications

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter at 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273) prior to applying for this position. Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be MOS qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Maximum Military Grade - CW5 (W-5)

Minimum Military Grade - CW2 (W-2)

Warrant Officer - Branch 15

Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (grade inversion).

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must be a rated pilot on flying status; possess at least one year on-the-job experience and a competent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of this position based on possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates OR appropriate military certifications and/or military ratings in the main-frame military aircraft; and the required competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities).

GS-13 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess two years specialized experience in piloting and instructing pilot skills in one or more of the following main-frame/military aircraft: Fixed-wing, rotary, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), providing instruction, evaluation and examination of rated pilots and instructor pilots in flying techniques; and experience must reflect qualification competencies in the following three factors: the aircraft operated; the nature and purpose of assignments, and the degree of hazard. The specialized experience must demonstrate your ability to operate a specific main-frame military aircraft, mission planning, and mission preparation; review and analyze mission tasking, intelligence, and weather information; file flight plans and conduct crew briefings; perform aircraft preflight inspections, aircraft loading, and equipment assessments; perform or supervise work procedures involved in navigation, in-flight refueling, search and rescue operations or surveillance and reconnaissance; competently conduct or supervise the training of crew members in simple to complex mission specific tasks; and develop plans and policies, monitor operations, and advise commanders; and experience that demonstrates knowledge of flight theory, air navigation, meteorology, flying directives, mission tactics, and operating procedures; unit flying, explosive, and ground safety programs in accordance with appropriate policies, regulations, and directives.

APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT A DA FORM 759, INDIVIDUAL FLIGHT RECORD AND FLIGHT CERTIFICATE, AS PART OF BASIC APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION.

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