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HELICOPTER PILOT – Patrick AFB, Florida
Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 290605Start Date: 07/21/2020End Date: 07/27/2020
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Supplement to Qualification Standards for Air Reserve Technicians (ART), approved August 2017. EXPERIENCE: No specific length of experience required. The qualifications of Airplane/Helicopter Pilots or Airplane/Helicopter Flight Instructors in an Air Force active duty and Reserve force are directly related to the completion of prerequisite training and number of flying hours rather than years of experience. CERTIFICATION: Must have a minimum of 750 hours total military flight time in Mission Design Series (MDS), hold or qualify for a USAF pilot rating; hold a valid aviation service aeronautical order and have flown military aircraft within the past eight years. NOTE: You must submit an AFTAR 209 or any official flying hour report and any official document that shows date received aviation service aeronautical order. Please upload your documents in the supporting documents section under Other. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGBILE RATING. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the next lower grade level or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. 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 and skill in the application of rated aviator expertise as a pilot. 2. Knowledge of and ability to formulate plans and courses pertaining to flying operations and unit flying training activities. 3. Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, and techniques for employment of unit-assigned aircraft. 4. Knowledge of flying operations and the unit mission. 5. Knowledge of the relationship of the various Air Force Reserve entities, other MAJCOMs and Air Force in overall planning and execution of military operations and evaluations. 6. Ability to resolve complex issues and maintain good working relations. 7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Other significant facts pertaining to this position are: 1. This is a key management position in which the incumbent is required to formulate, determine or influence policies of the assigned units. 2. Aircrew and management duties may include stress (both mental and physical), exposures to extreme hot and cold temperatures, gravity forces of three in non-fighters and seven in fighters, and short notification for accomplishment of immediate action items directed by unit supervisors/higher headquarters that must be completed before the duty day ends. 3. Must be a mission-ready, rated 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. 4. Upon meeting minimum qualification standards and any other applicable statutory requirements, member will be considered for instructor upgrade. Member may be entered into instructor upgrade training at the discretion of the unit commander. 5. The incumbent’s regular assignments are primarily ART; however, the incumbent is assigned non-ART duties not to exceed 30 percent of total responsibilities. As necessary, to meet special or essential unscheduled activities, may be required to work an uncommon tour of duty with brief advance notice. 6. The incumbent may be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments (TDY). 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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