Aircraft Flight Instructor Job in FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO

Vacancy No. MO-10237432-AR-18-229 Department Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Salary $87,252.00 to $113,428.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 6/13/2018 Close Date 7/3/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 06/13/2018 to 07/03/2018

  • Salary

    $87,252 to $113,428 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army National Guard.

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    This National Guard position is for a GS-2181-13 AIRCRAFT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, Position Description Number D0646000 in SPMD 4142 and is part of the MO Army Aviation Support Facility Ft Leonard Wood.

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a non-bargaining unit position.

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    • Plans and implements flight training and instruction for rated pilots and instructor pilots in accordance with the individual needs.
    • Trains, instructs and evaluates pilots in operating aircraft using advanced instruments flight techniques.
    • Instructs pilots in methods of instruction and evaluates instructor pilots? proficiency to engage in flight instruction. Instructs pilots in operating advanced attack helicopters or heavy multiengine advanced transport helicopters.
    • Conducts training flights involving operating an aircraft through reference to instruments and use of automatic direction finding equipment.
    • Conducts refresher, mission and continuation combat training in advance attack helicopters involving aggressor and defensive maneuvers and aerial gunnery practice with heavy ordinance.
    • Trains and instructs pilots in the operation of heavy multi-engine transport helicopters to transport equipment and personnel in combat situations.
    • Trains pilots in the full range of aircraft maneuvers required in combat situations.
    • Provides instruction in emergency procedures such as loss of propulsion, directional control or related systems.
    • Performs flights in all-weather/environmental conditions, day and night, and using night vision devices.
    • Prepares and presents related classroom instruction. Recommends whether pilots remain in flight status.
    • 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 involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in advanced flight techniques required in combat situations.
    • Conducts training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in tactical flying at night in all weather conditions and with the use of night vision devices.
    • Conducts training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in flight maneuvers which take advantage of the terrain, low level flight, short field takeoffs and landings flying in formation.
    • Conducts training flights involving a substantial degree of hazard such as training helicopter pilots in evasive maneuvers and emergency procedures involving engine failures and malfunctions of hydraulic and electrical systems.
    • Performs maintenance test flights of aircraft following repair or maintenance.
    • Advises and represents the Commander on all matters concerning aviation/ground safety related to the facility.
    • Develops, maintains and rehearses the current accident and pre-accident prevention plans for the aviation facility.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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