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AIRPLANE PILOT (SIMULATOR INSTRUCTOR) – Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota
Air Combat Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 539678Start Date: 11/22/2021End Date: 12/08/2021
In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, to include the Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for the GS-2181, Aircraft Operation Series: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2100/aircraft-operation-series-2181/ 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 your flight logs to show proof of required flight hours. Certification and Ratings: For all grade levels and specializations, candidates must possess a current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating; both meet the intent of the requirement. If an agency decides, for example, not to accept the military rating, the rationale for the decision should be based upon the requirements of the position and should be thoroughly described in agency operating material. For flight instructor positions, the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate or the military equivalent rating is also required. The pilot certificate must include the rating(s) appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. Flight Experience: Candidates must demonstrate possession of the knowledge and skills required for the work by meeting certain minimum flight hour requirements, including recent of flight experience. The categories in which candidates are required to demonstrate proficiency relate to (1) the general knowledge and skills to pilot the aircraft, and (2) the specific knowledge and skills related to the particular position being filled. Only that flight experience that is directly related to the work of the position is required for purposes of establishing minimum eligibility. Minimum Flight Hour Requirements (Requirements apply to all applicants)
1. Total Flight Time
3. Night Flying
4. Flying Time, Last 12 months
5. Instructor Time
6. Instrument MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: At the time of initial appointment, candidates for all pilot positions must possess a current first or second-class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations; both meet the intent of the requirement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes include knowledge of and skill in the application of rated aviator expertise as an Remote Pilot Aviator; comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of professional concepts, principles, practices, procedures, regulations, and laws applicable to a full range of ground-based, aircrew flying training responsibilities; knowledge of aircraft systems and operating procedures, aerodynamics, flying fundamentals, aircraft instrumentation, ground and flight emergency procedures, instrument and visual flight rules, training aircraft, and of the operation, characteristics, and limitations of the corresponding aircraft simulator; knowledge of the Instructional Systems Development (ISD) process, methods, principles, practices, and programs related to curriculum development, instructional techniques, training resources, and the requirements of applicable training syllabi. 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-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. 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, instrument and visual flight rules, training aircraft, and of the operation, characteristics, and limitations of the corresponding aircraft simulator. 2. Knowledge of the Instructional Systems Development (ISD) process, methods, principles, practices, and programs related to curriculum development, instructional techniques, training resources, and the requirements of applicable training syllabi. 3. Skill and ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing while using computer based teaching aides to include classroom instruction before large and small audiences; also in the use of a variety of computer applications and software, to include simulator systems sufficient to meet desired learning objectives and to demonstrate flying procedures and maneuvers. 4. Skill in review and analysis techniques and methods to appraise assigned programs or projects; identify needs and solutions; develop goals, policies, and procedures; monitor progress; and evaluate success; knowledge and ability to analyze mission outcome against planned or expected mission requirements, utilizing numerous software programs and present results to senior leaders. 5. Knowledge of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sensor systems, both fielded and in development, aircraft capabilities and scheduling procedures, agency, MAJCOM, COCOM and Wing policies, procedures, rules, guidelines, pertinent, laws, regulations, precedents, major issues, program goals, objectives, and the administrative operations in support of and the coordination required in support of Agency’s mission. 6. Thorough knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques as well as measurement of data to plan, schedule, and conduct projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program and air operations to include adapting or developing new or modified methods; analyze mission outcome against planned or expected mission requirements, utilizing numerous software programs and present results to senior leaders. 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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