Aircraft Mechanic Title Job in SPRINGFIELD, MO

Vacancy No. MO-10636293-AR-19-521 Department Army National Guard Units
Salary $25.02 to $29.21 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/22/2019 Close Date 11/14/2019
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
SPRINGFIELD, MO


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 10/22/2019 to 11/14/2019

  • Service

    Excepted

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 12

  • Salary

    $25.02 to $29.21 per hour

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Springfield, MO 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified permanent and indefinite Title 32 National Guard employees who are currently employed at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Whiteman AFB, Missouri.

Announcement number

MO-10636293-AR-19-521

Control number

549462600

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a WG-8852-12 AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1063000 in SPMD 4623 and is part of the MO Army Aviation Flight Activity Springfield.

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

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    Responsibilities
    • Manages, monitors or performs overall maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more highly technical, high performance military aircraft.
    • Performs work in complex conditions under time and/or mission constraints to include all weather and night operations.
    • Works with, coordinates and oversees the work of lower graded aircraft mechanics and certifies the work of journey level workers in other trades working on the assigned aircraft.
    • Ensures Unit Level Logistics-Aviation (ULLS-A) and other aircraft documentation accurately reflects status and airworthiness of assigned aircraft.
    • Provides technical guidance and assistance to flight crews regarding observed discrepancies, experienced in-flight characteristics and system malfunctions.
    • Performs or assists in aircrew debriefing.
    • Plans, develops and conducts proficiency training during the technician work week to a multi-faceted workforce comprised of Full Time Support (FTS) and supported unit personnel.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    8852 Aircraft Mechanic

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Management retains the right to terminate the temporary promotion action without further notice.
    • Selected individual will return to their former position when the temporary promotion is terminated.
    • 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 37051 for questions concerning recoupment or termination.
    • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    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 - SSG (E-6)

    Enlisted - Branch 15, 91, 92, or 94

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

    GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience, education or training which has provided you with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories and components; make adjustments and settings according to established specifications; and use hand tools and test equipment.

    WG-12 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 18 months of specialized experience which has provided you the skills to perform all the duties required of an aircraft crew chief with the responsibility for managing the operational readiness of one or more aircraft and proficiency training of supported aviation unit personnel. The specialized experience must also demonstrate your ability to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, service, inspect, and modify aircraft, aircraft installed equipment and related ground support equipment; experience and/or appropriate training that would demonstrate a thorough knowledge of aircraft systems and components in electrical, fuel, hydraulic, environmental and mechanical principles; experience establishing proper work sequence planning and review; and a thorough understanding of technical orders, maintenance regulations and management operating procedures.

    Education

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    Helpful Hints for Applying:

    - Ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

    - Be specific and include details about the experience and duties performed that relates to the position you are applying for.

    - Be sure to include your applicable military experience and explain the duties of the MOS/AFSC held.

    2. If you are using education to qualify for this position OR education is a mandatory requirement to meet qualifications, YOU MUST submit copies of college transcripts that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned, grade and grade-point received. Submitting a certificate or a degree will not suffice. You must submit transcripts when required. Photocopies are acceptable.

    3. If if you have previous Federal Civil Service employment or are employed by another Federal Agency, please submit a copy of your last Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50. If you have never been a Federal Civil Service employee, this is not a requirement. This is also not a requirement for current Technicians employed by the Missouri National Guard.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified".

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. (http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/)

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10636293

    A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

    Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

    You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.


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    Agency contact information Narcisa Browne Narcisa Browne
    Address

    MO Army Aviation Flight Activity Springfield
    5250 West Depot Road
    Springfield, MO 65803-7736
    US
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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

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