AIRPLANE PILOT (SIMULATOR INSTRUCTOR) Job in Sheppard AFB, Texas – Department of the Air Force



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Air Education and Training Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 162117
Start Date: 10/11/2019
End Date: 10/25/2019

Qualification Summary
IAW DoDI 3020-42 this position has been locally or command designated as Mission Essential (ME); needed to ensure the continued operation of mission essential functions of the activity. Mission Essential personnel may be required to report for duty at normal times when the base is closed or delayed reporting, and remain on duty during phased or early release. Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
A current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings and possess the knowledge and skills required for the position. NOTE: You must submit documentation to provide proof of certification and/or rating, such as a copy of your commercial pilot certificate or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate AND
Certification and Ratings:
A current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating. NOTE: If establishing eligibility based on flight experience applicant must provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing your status as a rated military pilot, flight instructor, or flight examiner, as appropriate. Minimum Flight Hour Requirements:
Have the knowledge and skills required for the work and meet the minimum flight hour requirements, including: a current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating. Additionally, have the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate or the military equivalent rating. (The pilot certificate must include the rating(s) appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. Note: Candidates establishing eligibility based on military flight experience must provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing their status as a rated military pilot, flight instructor, or flight examiner, as appropriate. Other certificates that meet or exceed the requirements of the Commercial Pilot Certificate are also acceptable, e.g., an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate), for a GS-2181-12 AIRPLANE PILOT (SIMULATOR INSTRUCTOR) position and have total of: 1500 Total Flight Hours;
250 Pilot-In-Command Hours;
75 Night Flying Hours;
75 flight hours of Instrument Time (at least 10 hours must be in actual instrument conditions);
500 Instructor Hours.
500 Multi-engine Hours (T-38, & T-1 positions) NOTE: You must submit proof of Flight Hours. Minimum Flight Hour Requirements
The following flight hour requirements apply to all applicants: Total Flight Time — Flight time as pilot-in-command or copilot in aircraft of any weight or category is creditable for this requirement. For in-service placements actions, up to one-fourth of the total flight hours may by waived for candidates who have demonstrated possession of the knowledge and skills needed to perform the work, provided: They hold the certificates and ratings required; They have acquired the pilotin-command hours and flight hours in other categories essential to performance of the work; They meet the requirements in terms of level and quality of experience; and Their flying history indicates they are qualified for the position. Pilot-In-Command — Only flight hours acquired as pilot-in-command are creditable. Night Flying — For inservice placement actions at the GS-11 level and above, 25 hours may be waived if the candidate demonstrates the ability to perform the work. Flying Time, Last 12 Months — Required only for positions that involve flying. The flight hours specified apply to competitive appointments. For inservice placement actions, up to one-half of the flight hours may be waived provided the individual’s total background reflects the ability to perform the duties of the position safely. For positions flying both helicopters and airplanes, at least one-fourth of the total hours must be in either category of aircraft. At least 100 hours flight time required for this position. The following flight hour requirements apply only when the position requires the particular specialty. 1. Multi-engine Airplane — When the position requires operation of heavy multi-engine airplanes (i.e., gross takeoff weight in excess of 12,500 pounds) at least 50 percent of the flight hours must have been in such heavy airplanes, except as indicated below. Up to 250 hours flying time acquired in heavy helicopters (gross takeoff weight in excess of 12,500 pounds) may be substituted. For Airspace System Inspection Pilot positions with the FAA, experience may have been in either light or heavy multi-engine airplanes.
2. Instrument — At the GS-11 level and above, at least 10 of the required 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, e.g., hood instrument.
3. Instructor Time — Must be related to the nature of the instruction work and the category of aircraft operated (i.e., airplane or helicopter) in the position to be filled. If the purpose of the position is to provide instruction in instrument flight techniques, one-half of the flight time must have involved instrument instruction in either airplanes or helicopters FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. 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 aircraft systems and operating procedures, aerodynamics, flying fundamentals, aircraft instrumentation, ground and flight emergency procedures, and instrument and visual flight rules, as well as knowledge of training aircraft, and of the operation, characteristics, and limitations of the corresponding aircraft simulator.
2. Knowledge of the methods, principles, practices, and programs related to curriculum development, instructional techniques, and training resources.
3. Skill in the use of a variety of computer applications and software, to include simulator systems sufficient to meet desired learning objectives and automated training management systems.
4. Skill in demonstrating flying procedures and maneuvers in an aircraft simulator.
5. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing to include classroom instruction before large and small audiences
6. Ability to teach multiple academic courses while using computer based teaching aides. 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. 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.

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