Airplane Pilot Helicopter Pilot Job

Vacancy No. SEUTDART-GS-2181-9/11/12 Department U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide
Salary $44,471.00 to $83,840.00 Grade 9 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/15/2019 Close Date 11/14/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
ELMENDORF AFB, AKMONTGOMERY, ALMONTGOMERY, ALLITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, AR
TUCSON, AZLUKE AFB, AZTUCSON, AZBEALE AFB, CA
EDWARDS, CAEDWARDS AFBMARCH AIR FORCE BASE, CAMONTEREY, CA
MONTEREY COUNTYTRAVIS AFB, CALOMPOC, CAAIR FORCE ACADEMY
BUCKLEY AFBCOLORADO SPRINGS, COCOLORADO SPRINGS, COANACOSTIA ANNEX, DC
DOVER AFB, DEEGLIN AFB, FLHOMESTEAD, FLHURLBURT FIELD, FL
TAMPA, FLMIAMI, FLPATRICK AFB, FLPANAMA CITY, FL
ATLANTA, GAMARIETTA, GAVALDOSTA, GAWARNER ROBINS, GA
ANDERSEN AIR BASEHICKAM AFB, HISCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, ILGRISSOM AFB
MCCONNELL AFB, KSBARKSDALE AFB, LAWESTOVER ARBANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, MD
MINNEAPOLIS, MNWHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, MOCOLUMBUS, MSBILOXI, MS
GOLDSBORO, NCOFFUTT A F B, NEMCGUIRE AFBHOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, NM
CREECH AFBNELLIS AFB, NVNIAGARA FALLS, NYDAYTON, OH
YOUNGSTOWN, OHALTUS AFB, OKFORT SILL, OKOKLAHOMA CITY, OK
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKVANCE AFBPORTLAND, ORPITTSBURGH, PA
CHARLESTON AFB, SCSHAW A F B, SCDYESS AFB, TXFORT WORTH, TX
SAN ANTONIO, TXUNIVERSAL CITY, TXSHEPPARD AFB, TXHILL AFB, UT
HAMPTON, VAARLINGTON, VAMCCHORD AFB, WATUCSON, AZ
LUKE AFB, AZTUCSON, AZBEALE AFB, CAEDWARDS, CA
EDWARDS AFBMARCH AIR FORCE BASE, CAMONTEREY, CAMONTEREY COUNTY
TRAVIS AFB, CALOMPOC, CAAIR FORCE ACADEMYBUCKLEY AFB
COLORADO SPRINGS, COCOLORADO SPRINGS, COANACOSTIA ANNEX, DCDOVER AFB, DE
EGLIN AFB, FLHOMESTEAD, FLHURLBURT FIELD, FLTAMPA, FL
MIAMI, FLPATRICK AFB, FLPANAMA CITY, FLATLANTA, GA
MARIETTA, GAVALDOSTA, GAWARNER ROBINS, GAANDERSEN AIR BASE
HICKAM AFB, HISCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, ILGRISSOM AFBMCCONNELL AFB, KS
BARKSDALE AFB, LAWESTOVER ARBANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, MDMINNEAPOLIS, MN
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, MOCOLUMBUS, MSBILOXI, MSGOLDSBORO, NC
OFFUTT A F B, NEMCGUIRE AFBHOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, NMCREECH AFB
NELLIS AFB, NVNIAGARA FALLS, NYDAYTON, OHYOUNGSTOWN, OH
ALTUS AFB, OKFORT SILL, OKOKLAHOMA CITY, OKOKLAHOMA CITY, OK
VANCE AFBPORTLAND, ORPITTSBURGH, PACHARLESTON AFB, SC
SHAW A F B, SCDYESS AFB, TXFORT WORTH, TXSAN ANTONIO, TX
UNIVERSAL CITY, TXSHEPPARD AFB, TXHILL AFB, UTHAMPTON, VA
ARLINGTON, VAMCCHORD AFB, WA


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

    Opening and closing dates 11/15/2019 to 11/14/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 9 - 12

  • Salary

    $44,471 to $83,840 per year

  • Appointment type

    Term - 4 Years

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

Many vacancies in the following locations:

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.

Announcement number

SEUTDART-GS-2181-9/11/12

Control number

551820700

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    The primary purpose of this position is as an Air Reserve Technician (ART) to gain experience and training to become a fully qualified mission ready pilot in the unit type aircraft. Position also accomplishes administrative duties related to flight/mission accomplishment such as scheduling, mission planning, operational training, and mission management. Upon successful completion of training requirements, the incumbent may be noncompetitively promoted to the target grade of GS-12.

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    Responsibilities
    • Under the guidance and assistance of the aircraft commander/flight instructor and in the role of a pilot, assist in the operation of aircraft in order to gain the experience needed to become a qualified pilot in the unit aircraft.
    • Participate in discussions, meetings or serve on panels or committees regarding unit aircraft and flying mission.
    • Perform and assist with other flight related duties supporting the accomplishment of the unit operational and training mission.
    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Incumbent may be required to fly in a military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary/permanent duty assignments

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must be a United States Citizen
    • THIS IS A TERM POSITION NOT TO EXCEED FOUR (4) YEARS. THIS POSITION MAY BE CONVERTED TO CAREER OR CAREER CONDITIONAL WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION
    • Incentives and Special Pay Rates may or may not be offered
    • Travel Expenses will not be paid
    • Preferred Military AFSC and Grade: 11XX
    • Required to meet and maintain Air Force Reserve requirements. Incumbent's regular assignments are primarily ART duties: however, the incumbent may be assigned some non-ART duties, generally not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities
    • Position may require a background security investigation to determine suitability for employment and/or a security clearance
    • Disclosure of Political Appointments
    • 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
    • Typical risks or discomforts involved in flying any aircraft through combat maneuvers, night aerial refueling, low level flying and other tactics, and short notification.
    • 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.
    • Incumbent is subject to the normal pressures, deadlines, and other conditions inherent in this position and others found in the aircrew occupation. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice.
    • If you are selected for an ART Officer position, you will be required to sign a mobility agreement prior to appointment.
    • 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.
    • Some positions covered by this announcement may be designated as drug testing positions where the incumbent may be subject to random drug testing.
    Qualifications
    Basic Requirement GS-2181:
    Certificates and Ratings: To qualify, applicants must possess an Undergraduate Pilot Trainee Graduate Certificate or equivalent AND an Aviation Service Aeronautical Order. (NOTE: You must submit your certifications/order at the time of your application in order to be verify qualifications).

    In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements, applicants must meet the following flight hours:

    Addition Requirements GS-2181:
    GS-09: Flight hours are not required.
    GS-11: A minimum of 300 total Flight Time in Mission Design Series (MDS). (You must submit a copy of official orders, forms, and/or logbooks time of your application in order to be verify Flight hours.)
    GS-12: A minimum of 750 total Flight Time in Mission Design Series (MDS). (You must submit a copy of official orders, forms, and/or logbooks time of your application in order to be verify Flight hours.)

    FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

    ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLIED UNDER THE PREVIOUS ANNOUNCMENT WITH CONTROL NUMBER 516960200 WILL NEED TO REAPPLY

    This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position. ARTs 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. For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212. Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserve. Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position) on the application. A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement. It must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

    Individuals selected for ART positions must meet both civilian qualifications and uniformed military requirements. In addition to meeting civilian qualifications, applicants must obtain military membership in the Air Force Reserve, wear the uniform, maintain job-specific military specialty requirements, and meet other military qualifications such as age, height, weight, and physical fitness standards. For more information click here and speak with an Air Force Reserve Recruiter.
    Education

    IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    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.

    Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

    Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

    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 retention incentives may or may not be used.

    If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.

    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

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    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. Please follow all instructions carefully. 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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans within the same quality category. Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire. You will receive a rating based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position. If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.

    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.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    Suitability/Fitness

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Applicants who do not submit required documentation to determine eligibility and qualifications will be eliminated from consideration. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming.

    1. Your Resume-Work experience sections must show inclusive dates (month/year) and number of hours worked per week. If in a Reserve component, you should also identify any man-days or active duty days (total number of days) within the corresponding work experience block, if applicable.

    2. The Occupational Assessment Questionnaire

    3. ATAFR-209, (Dated Jul 02) Supplemental Statement of Aeronautical Qualifications, Flying History Report (from the Aviation Resource Management System-ARMS), OR any official document that shows recency (last date actively flown), total flight hours, and type of aircraft flown. Please upload your documents in the supporting documents section under Other. **FAILURE TO SUBMIT ONE OF THESE FORMS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.**

    4. Certificate of completion Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT), Individual Data Summary (from the Aviation Resource Management System- ARMS), OR any official document that shows date received aviation service aeronautical order. Please upload your documents in the supporting documents section under Other. **FAILURE TO SUBMIT ONE OF THESE FORMS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.**

    5. Other supporting documents

    Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable - To successfully claim veterans' preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, please see the information below:

    COPY OF DD 214, CERTIFICATE OF RELEASE OR DISCHARGE FROM ACTIVE DUTY PROVIDED MUST IDENTIFY TYPE OF SEPARATION, CHARACTER OF SERVICE AND NARRATIVE REASON FOR SEPARATION.

    Claims for 5-Point Veterans' Preference. Submit official documentation such as (1) a DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - Member 4 copy (2) Virtual MPF awards and decoration printout and Statement of Service Letter/DD-214; or (3) Statement of Service Letter or other form of certification signed by a Military Personnelist or other authorizing official (Commander of your unit or higher headquarters) who certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. The certification should also include your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of Discharge and Character of Service (for members in a Reserve component, the letter must clearly identify 180 consecutive days of active duty, not for training).

    If selected, you will be required to submit a copy of your DD 214 prior to entering on duty.

    Claims for 10-Point Veterans' Preference. Submit the following documents: (1) Standard Form 15, pages 1&2 (Revised Oct 13 or later; previous editions are unusable); (2) a letter from the Veterans Administration, dated 1991 or later identifying percentage of disability. The Employment Letter is the preferred supporting documentation which must be submitted with the SF 15. The Employment Letter can be requested through the Veterans Administration by calling 1-800-827-1000; and (3) a DD 214 Member 4 copy. If sufficient information is not provided, tentative preference may be granted based on 5- Point Veterans' Preference criteria as stated above.

    For Additional details on veteran's preference, please refer to the OPM VetGuide at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide/

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

    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.

    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.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/

    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

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 11/14/2020.

    To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10640773

    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.

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

    1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications). If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent."

    • It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
    2. A complete Application Questionnaire

    3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 10640773.

    PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully. You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

    Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

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    AFPC DEO
    550 C Street W
    JBSA Randolph AFB, TX 78150
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    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • US Citizen


    This is a standing register used to fill positions at various 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 salary for the GS-12 falls under the Special Salary Rate Table #0558. Please visit https://apps.opm.gov/SpecialRates/2018/Table055801012018.aspx to obtain Special Pay Tables.

    Certificates will pull as needed. This standing register may be used to fill grade levels GS-09 through GS-12.

    Next steps

    Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

    To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

    If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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