AIRPLANE PILOT

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 31, 2019
Closes
Jan 31, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Travel and Relocation Expenses Will Be Paid IAW JTR and AFMAN 36-606.


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be a current member of the AF Reserves or willing/qualified to join
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • This posn is subject to provision of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Must sign a mobility agreement. Incumbent must be willing to move/transfer to another unit/location on a lateral or promotion basis as directed by HQ AFRC
  • Incumbent may be selected for random drug testing, and be subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident tests
  • May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice to special or essential unscheduled activities
  • This is a key management position in which the incumbent is required to formulate, determine or influence policies of the assigned units
  • Incumbent is subject to the normal pressures, deadlines, and other conditions inherent in this position and others found in the aircrew occupation. May be exposed to gravity forces of three to seven depending upon aircraft to which assigned
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Incumbent?s regular assignments are primarily ART duties; however, the incumbent may also be assigned non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities
  • Incumbent must become instructor qualified within two years from the date of appointment to the position
  • 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
  • Incumbent must possess demonstrated leadership and managerial abilities essential to successful accomplishment of responsibilities inherent in this position
  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control act (Lautenberg Amendment of 1968)
  • EXPERIENCE:
    No specific length of experience required. The qualifications of Airplane/Helicopter Pilots or Airplane/Helicopter Flight Instructors in an Air Force active duty and Reserve force are directly related to the completion of prerequisite training and number of flying hours rather than years of experience.

    GS-13:Must have a minimum of 1000 hours total military flight time in Mission Design Series (MDS), hold or qualify for a USAF pilot rating; hold a valid aviation service aeronautical order and have flown military aircraft within the past eight years.

    FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.

    TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
    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.

    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 the application of rated aviator expertise as a pilot
    2. Knowledge of and ability to formulate plans and courses pertaining to flying operations and unit flying training activities
    3. Knowledge of flying operations and the unit mission
    4. Knowledge of the relationship of the various Air Force Reserve entities, other MAJCOMs and Air Force in overall planning and execution of military operations and evaluations
    5. Ability to resolve complex issues and maintain good working relations
    6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

    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.

    Applicant must be commissioned or commissionable as an ART Officer in the Air Force Reserve. Air Reserve Technicians are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, Air Reserve Technicians are required to maintain their active membership in the Air Force Reserve unit where assigned. As members of Reserve units, Air Reserve Technicians 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 Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.

    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.

    90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

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

    Incentives: Recruitment and/or Relocation incentives of 25% up to 4 years may be used.

    Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%2018_05%20Relocation%20Allowances_0.pdf

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

    Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.

    Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

    APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required Yes