Wallops Island, Virginia
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 08, 2022
Full Time

  • Analyzes, identifies, and manages CAP program risk. Provides regional and individual wing assessment/evaluation of CAP programs operations.
  • Serves as the primary USAF representative to Civil Air Patrol Wings.
  • Operates assigned/required aircraft in support of CAP-USAF duties.
  • Plans, forecasts and manages the utilization of CAP Reserve Assistance Program (CAPRAP) personnel.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance
  • PCS expenses Will Not be paid
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • This position has been designated by the Air Force as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Demand Reduction Program. Employee must pass initial and periodic short notice drug testing.
  • Medical Examination/Physical: This position requires a physical/medical examination. The physical requirement of this position as determined by the manager is: Passing the evaluation results of the aviation class 2 physical.
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a FAA Medical Certificate Second Class or better
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Operations and exercises routinely require incumbent to work outside in all kinds of terrain and weather conditions
  • Grants management training and technical expertise is highly desired
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • All current federal employees must have a minimum performance rating of acceptable or higher to be considered for placement
  • Superior Qualifications may be authorized upon request
  • Position is open to applicants living within Missouri and Kansas ONLY


The incumbent is required to meet and maintain CAP-USAF requirement to pilot general aviation aircraft on a recurring and regular basis, in support of the 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 (ASEL) and Instrument Airplane ratings. Loss of flying status, if not correctable within
one year, results in incumbent no longer meeting the conditions for employment in this position.

The incumbent is required to meet and maintain a National Agency Background Check, to include FBI background checks and clearances. CAP-USAF personnel will be in regular contact with CAP youth; in accordance with public law, a criminal background check must be completed.

Knowledge of AFNORTH Search and Rescue (SAR), Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) and Homeland Security (HLS) missions and their integration in order to guide CAP units on mission planning, execution and support is highly desired.

This is a Key position. The duties of this position meets all requirements as a category 4 designation, and shall not be vacated during a national emergency or mobilization without seriously impairing the capability of the parent Federal Agency or office to function effectively. This position must be removed from the Ready Reserve and CANNOT become a member of the Ready Reserve (IAW: DoDD 1200.7, "Screening the Ready Reserve.

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions, Miscellaneous Administration and Program Series, 0301.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems (may have been obtained in the federal service, military, or public sector). Examples of specialized experience includes knowledge of a wide range of concepts, principles, and practices of the CAP and CAP-USAF, including general knowledge of grant application and oversight, evaluative/analytical process, program management and administrative processes; knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of CAP program operations carried out by technical and administrative personnel, or substantive administrative support functions (i.e., supply, budget, procurement, or personnel, line or program operations).

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. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.

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:

1. Knowledge of and skill in operating complex general aviation (GA) aircraft in both an Air Force and GA environment.

2. Knowledge of the application of Air Force programmatic responsibilities as they relate to the CAP and the Cooperative Agreement.

3. Basic knowledge of federal grants management responsibilities such as financial management practices, budget procedures and supply processes in order to manage a multi-million dollar grant to a federal recipient.

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

5. Skills needed to instruct and evaluate CAP programs, projects and activities to ensure adequate region level risk identification and management to ensure proper grants oversight.

6. Ability to plan, organize, analyze and direct information, projects, and programs. Ability to clearly communicate in writing, doing public speaking engagements, and plan, organize, analyze and direct information that affects projects, programs and people in order to accomplish the CAP-USAF mission.

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 job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11655127.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and restriction from the workplace.

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