Helicopter Flight Instructor Job in S, SOUTH KOREA

Vacancy No. FEFK204316873218S Department U.S. Army, Pacific
Salary $78,681.00 to $102,288.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/8/2020 Close Date 12/31/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
S, SOUTH KOREA


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

    Opening and closing dates 05/08/2020 to 12/31/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 13

  • Salary

    $78,681 to $102,288 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Songnam, South Korea
Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are authorized, subject to the JFTR, Volume 2

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to
  • Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.

  • Family of overseas employees

    Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.

  • Federal employees - Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.

  • Federal employees - Excepted service

    Current excepted service federal employees.

  • Land & base management

    Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.

  • Military spouses

  • Veterans

Clarification from the agency

See "Who May Apply" in the "Qualifications" section for more information on who is eligible to apply for this position.

Announcement number

FEFK204316873218S

Control number

567778000

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    About the Position:

    As a Helicopter Flight Instructor, you will operate the following multi-engine rotary wing aircraft and its compatible flight simulator (UH-60L/M), conduct advanced flight instruction to rated aviators using an approved program of instruction (POI), in all aspects of multi-engine rotary wing aircraft.

    Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized up to 25% of the base salary.

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    Responsibilities
    • Instruct and evaluate Rated Crew Member proficiency from the pilot station in the UH-60L/M helicopter and compatible simulator.
    • Instruct and evaluate RCM or NRCM from the cabin of the UH-60L/M and compatible simulators
    • Conduct flights during day, night, and/or under instrument conditions while using aircraft navigational instruments, air navigational aids, air navigation, air traffic control and local procedures.
    • Evaluate performance and competency of rated aviators by conducting standardization evaluation check rides to determine the aviators' proficiency.
    • Instruct and evaluate rated aviators instrument proficiency in the UH-60L/M using instruments.
    • Brief and debrief aviators concerning performance requirements of individual as well as air crew performance.
    • Make final decision as to aviators? successful accomplishment of Program Of Instruction (POI) objectives prior to releasing aviators to their unit for mission training.
    • Perform administrative tasks such as maintaining files and records, aircraft and classroom scheduling, recording and reporting flight time.
    • Perform Contact, Night/Night Vision Devices or Combat Skills flight instruction prescribed by Instructor guidelines.
    • Conduct classroom instruction on all aspects of the UH-60L/M to include training maneuvers, aircraft systems, aerial gunnery, basic attack helicopter employment/tactics and other subjects as assigned.
    • Monitor standardization requirements; recommends changes in lesson plans, program of instructions, training methods and techniques
    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 15 percent

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
    • Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.
    • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance.
    • This position is subject to a pre-employment drug screening, and random testing thereafter.
    • This position has been designated as an Emergency Essential.
    • Travel is required 15% or less of time.
    • This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations.
    • Must be able to apply and obtain a valid passport.
    • Possess a valid State driver?s license.
    • At time of appointment, candidates must possess a current first or second medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations and able to pass the current Army physical standard.
    • Must have been qualified as a Pilot in Command and successfully completed one of the following: Graduate of a course of instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School or Course of instruction in the UH-60L or UH-60M
    • or An IP equivalency evaluation administered by a Standardization Instructor Pilot (SP) selected by the Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES).
    Qualifications
    Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

    • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS Positions
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Excepted Service Overseas Family Member Appointment
    • Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
    • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
    • Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
    • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
    • Reinstatement
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998


    If you are currently stationed in the overseas area, all of your overseas time will be credited toward your current overseas tour end date. Your overseas time served will not reset upon accepting this assignment. If you have returned from OCONUS within the past 2 years or less, your time previously served in the OCONUS area will be credited to your 5 year overseas rotation upon accepting this assignment.

    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Basic Requirement for Aircraft Operation Series, GS-2181:

    Certificates and Ratings: To qualify, applicants must possess a current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating AND the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate or the appropriate military rating. The certificates must include the rating(s) appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. (NOTE: you must submit a copy of your certificates for verification. If establishing eligibility based on military flight experience, you must submit a copy of official orders, forms, and/or logbooks showing your status as a rated military pilot and flight instructor for verification.)

    Minimum Flight Hour Requirements: To qualify, applicants must meet the following minimum flight hour requirements and provide supporting documentation for verification (flight logs or logbooks; or document flight hours in your resume):· 1500 hours total flight time· 250 hours pilot-in-command· 75 hours night flying· 100 hours flying time in the last 12 months· 500 hours flying heavy helicopters (up to 250 hours flying heavy multi-engine airplanes may be substituted)· 75 hours of instrument flying (At least 10 hours must have been logged in actual instrument weather. The balance may have been acquired in a flight simulator or as other types of instrument flight time)· 500 hours instructor flight time for heavy helicopters (One-half of your instructor flight time must have involved instrument instruction).In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience which includes minimum eligibility requirements for positions in this occupation based on possession of the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings, meeting the applicable flight hour requirements, and possession of the knowledge and skills required for the position which includes experience in instructing rated and non-rated pilots in flight maneuvers and tasks in the UH-60L/M; instructing and evaluating rated and non-rated pilots in basic/ advanced flight maneuvers, aircraft systems and limitations, instruments flight procedures and terrain flight to include nap-of-the-earth flight techniques; operating the UH-60L/M while instructing and evaluating the copilot/gunners station, weaponry, laser operations, fire delivery, aerial gunnery techniques, tactical digital communications and navigation; conducting classroom instruction concerning the UH-60L/M aircraft systems and operating procedures; and monitoring standardization requirements, recommending changes in lesson plans, program of instruction, training methods and techniques.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the Federal Service (GS-12).

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
    • Communications and Media
    • Education and Training
    • Flight Systems
    • Operations


    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).

    Preferred:
    1500 total flight hours, 500 NVG, and 1000 hours as an instructor.
    UH-60M Qualification.
    Graduate of the Rotary Wing Instrument Flight Examiner Course, FAA rating (preferred) as Certified Flight Instructor -Instrument-Helicopter (CFII-H) or other military branch equivalent.


    Education

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    Additional information

    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
    • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
    • If an employee brings a child to an overseas location and that child is entitled to attend a DoD school on a space-required basis in accordance with DoDEA Regulation 1342.13, the DoDEA and the Military Department responsible for providing related services will ensure that the child, if eligible for special education, receives a free appropriate public education, including related services pursuant to DoDI 1342.12 and DoDM 1342.12.
    • If an employee brings an infant or toddler (up to 3 years of age) to an overseas location, and that infant or toddler, but for the child's age, is entitled to attend the DoDEA on a space-required basis in accordance with DoDEA Regulation 1342.13, then the Military Department responsible for EIS will provide the infant or toddler with the required EIS in accordance with the eligibility criteria consistent with DoDI 1342.12 and DoDM 1342.12.
    • Employees (and family members) who require medical or dental care in the overseas location will be responsible for obtaining and paying for such care. Access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only.
    • Pay retention may be offered to selected applicants for positions at overseas locations. Pay retention will not be offered as an incentive for employees moving between overseas positions.
    • Selectees may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. Selectees will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250.
    • For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information and direct questions concerning a specific country (Foreign Duty Location) to the appropriate Army Human Resources point of contact prior to the acceptance of employment and your entrance on duty.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 64 - Aviation position.
    • The initial length of this overseas tour is 36 months.
    • Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
    • When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction.htm for more information.
    • 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.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.
    • Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized up to 25 % of the base salary.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

    If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process

    National security

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist (Outside the Continental United States) and Proof of Eligibility.

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    1. Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS 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 incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • Proof of Eligibility to Apply: Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.
    • Time-in-grade documentation: If you are applying for a higher grade and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
    • This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or allows for substitution of education for experience. If you meet this requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your transcript with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
    • This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    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/

    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 questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section above.

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 12/31/2020 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 (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10813218).
    • Follow the prompts to select your résumé 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. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
    • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.
    To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Agency contact information Army Applicant Help Desk Army Applicant Help Desk
    Address

    FD-APF-W6LTAA USA MISSION SUPPORT ELEMENT-KOREA
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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    Duty location is Songnam in Korea.

    Open continuous announcement. This announcement will remain open throughout the fiscal year (FY) of 2020. This announcement may close at any time if all positions are filled or conditions for this announcement change.First cut-off for applications will be 15 May 2020.Future cut-off for applications will be approximately every 30 days depending on availability of applicants.Applications will remain valid for 3 months. If you are referred and not selected or receive a letter indicating you were ineligible because of missing documents you must complete a new application package for this vacancy to receive further consideration.

    Next steps

    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, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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