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Airplane Pilot (Air Tactical Pilot) – Boise, Idaho
Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 409637Start Date: 02/17/2021End Date: 03/02/2021
Selective Placement Factors (SPFs):This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified: SPF #1: 90 days of Prior on-the-line Wildland Firefighting Experience Requirement: The Department of the Interior (DOI) defines wildland firefighting experience as any non-structure fire that occurs in the wildland. Wildland firefighting experience is gained through work on the fire line in containment, control, suppression or use of wildland fire. This experience can be met by serving in a temporary, seasonal, or equivalent private sector fire position for no less than 90 days. Wildland fires are categorized into two distinct types: Wildfires – Unplanned ignitions or prescribed fires that are declared wildfires; and Prescribed Fires – Planned ignitions. This description includes only fireline experience on a Prescribed Fire; it does not include experience in the planning stages. Prescribed fire experience must be supplemented by fire suppression experience in order to be creditable as previous wildland firefighting experience. This experience must be documented with specific dates (MM/YYYY-MM/YYYY) in your resume; failure to document may result is loss of consideration. FIREFIGHTER SPECIAL RETIREMENT: This is a secondary/administrative fire position under the special retirement provisions of 5 U.S.C. 8336(c) (CSRS) and 5 U.S.C. 8412(d) (FERS). While secondary positions are not subject to the maximum entry age policy, the selectee must have prior service in a primary position and meet the transfer requirement for movement from a primary to secondary position to be eligible for special retirement coverage. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure this office has enough information to determine your retirement status to ensure you do not lose benefits (normally through submission of your SF-50). YOU MUST LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN A PRIMARY POSITION. Minimum Eligibility Requirements
CERTIFICATES AND RATINGS: Must possess a current Commercial Pilot Certificate OR an FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate OR the military equivalent rating with a rating of: Multi-engine land; and instrument rating. MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: For pilot positions must possess a current first or second-class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations. GS-9 FLIGHT HOURS: Must possess a Total Flight Time of 1200 hours; Pilot-In-Command of 250 hours; Night Flying of 50 hours; Flying Time Last 12 Months of 100 hours; Instrument of 50 hours; Multi-engine Airplane of 100 hours. GS-11/12 FLIGHT HOURS: Must possess a Total Flight Time of 1500 hours; Pilot-In-Command of 250 hours; Night Flying of 75 hours; Flying Time Last 12 Months of 100 hours; Instrument of 75 hours; Multi-engine Airplane of 500 hours. Specialized Experience:
In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the minimum qualification requirements – please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. Failure to provide required information on resume could result in ineligibility for consideration. To qualify for the GS-09 grade level, 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-07 is required. Examples of work experience include, but are not limited to: Flying light single or twin engine airplanes primarily under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) conditions; flying various kinds of survey work, point to point, with minimum degree of hazard; train, under a qualified instructor, to perform in the lead plane mission. To qualify for the GS-11 grade level, 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-09 is required. Examples of work experience include, but are not limited to: serving as a pilot and team member of an Aerial Supervision Module with a federal or cooperating state government Air Tactical Supervisor; provides airspace coordination and air traffic management over the incident; conducts low-level operations and gives direct supervision to airtankers and provides lead, chase, and show-me profiles. To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-11 is required. Examples of work experience include, but are not limited to: serving as a pilot and team member of an Aerial Supervision Module with a federal or cooperating state government Air Tactical Supervisor; provides airspace coordination and air traffic management over the incident; conducts low-level operations and gives direct supervision to airtankers and provides lead, chase, and show-me profiles; functioning as subject matter expert with various contacts on matters such as ASM aircraft standards and procedures, cooperative contract specifications, and interagency operations, staying current with developments applicable to Federal aviation policy. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. If selected at the lower grade, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition dependent upon administrative approval and the continuing need for an actual assignment and performance of higher-level duties. This is a career seasonal position. You will be in pay status for at least 6 months, but less than 12 months per calendar year. When work and/or funds are unavailable, you will be placed into non-pay status. Pay status may be less than 6 months during initial appointment.
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