AIRPLANE PILOT (Military Requirement)
Air Reserve Technicians (ARTs) are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy ART positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Force Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.
This vacancy announcement key requirements section has been updated to reflect Incentives may or may not be offered. However, this change will not become effective until 1 August 17.
This is a standing register used to fill term limited developmental Air Reserve Technician positions at AFRC locations as vacancies occur. Some positions may have promotion potential to a higher grade than the grade being filled. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on the location of position. If you are applying for a full-time Air Reserve Technician position at a fully qualified level of GS-12 or higher, please see the standing announcements on USAJOBS for the GS-12 and GS-13 positionS.
Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application.
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Occasional travel - Incumbent may be required to fly in a military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Position may or will require incumbent to: (1) Obtain a background security investigation to determine suitability for employment and/or a security clearance. (2) Aircrew and management duties may include stress (both mental and physical), exposures to extreme hot and cold temperatures, gravity forces of three to seven depending on aircraft to which assigned as well as the typical risks or discomforts involved in flying any aircraft through combat maneuvers, night aerial refueling, low level flying and other tactics, and short notification for accomplishment of immediate action items directed by unit supervisors/higher headquarters that must be completed before the duty day ends. (3) Must be a rated pilot aircrew member on flying status in unit to which assigned. Must participate in regular and frequent flights as required by the commander. Periodically, as prescribed by regulations, must take and pass standardization/evaluation examinations which consist of both written tests and actual flight performance to demonstrate flight knowledge and abilities required of the position. Must pass physical examination and meet annual flying requirements. (4) Incumbent is subject to the normal pressures, deadlines, and other conditions inherent in this position and others found in the aircrew occupation. (5) Meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent is assigned non-ART duties not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. As necessary, to meet special or essential unscheduled activities, may be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice. (6) If you are selected for an ART Officer position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement prior to appointment. (7) Some positions under this announcement may be covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position. (8) Some positions covered by this announcement may be designated as drug testing positions where the incumbent may be subject to random drug testing.
Applicants must meet the flying hours requirement below, qualify for a USAF Pilot Rating, and be currently qualified (within the last 36 months) as an Airplane Pilot in a flying component of a U.S. MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT. (Active Duty or Reserve)
Flying Hours Required:
Airplane Pilot, GS-09
-Must be an undergraduate pilot trainee (UPT) graduate, have completed an aircraft basic qualification course and have logged a minimum of one (1) basic flying hour, in a military fixed-wing aircraft.
Airplane Pilot, GS-11
-Must have logged 750 hours pilot time, in a military fixed-wing aircraft.
Airplane Pilot, GS-12
-Must have logged 900 hours pilot time, in a military fixed-wing aircraft.
NOTE: Flying hours logged as student pilot are creditable. Flying hours in fighter/training aircraft will be given two-for-one credit by the examining office (Student hours will not be doubled).
Preferred Military AFSC: 11XX Candidates are encouraged to provide a copy of their military experience and training (VMET) documents with their resume in order to expedite recruitment efforts. Visit the 'Transition GPS (Goals, Plans Success)' website For more information visit the Air Force Reserve Special Examining Unit website at Individuals on active duty may apply 120 days before separation date and should indicate in their application their military separation date. Individuals with more than 120 days before separation date Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must rank in the Best or Highly qualified categories to be considered well qualified for the position. Federal civilian employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of the most recent Performance Rating, and a copy of the most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Please note if duplicate/multiple application materials are submitted, we will consider the most recent submission as the one of record. If you do not meet the screen out questions, you will not receive any further consideration. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Flying Hours Requirement listed under 'Qualifications Required' and quality categories as shown below. Qualified applicants eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category. Each applicant will receive an initial rating based solely on their responses to the assessment questionnaire. To determine if you are qualified for this position, a review of your resume and ATAFR-209 Form, Supplemental Statement of Aeronautical Qualifications will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. If after reviewing your resume and ATAFR-209 Form, Supplemental Statement of Aeronautical Qualifications a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. The final rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the Flying Hours Required of this position.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Highly Qualified- Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure your ability as identified in the Flying Hours Requirement listed under 'Qualifications Required' as they relate to the position for which you are applying.Read more Security clearance Other