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Airplane Flight Instructor, Gs-2181-13, 17-055T

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TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The mission of the Arizona National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: (602) 267-2311 (AIR).

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED – This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.Open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard, in the rank of O-1/2nd Lt-O-5/Lt Col.

This job announcement is for employment as an Arizona Air National Guard Technician; a Federal/ Excepted Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit/wing and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace. ### Duties This position is located at the 214th Reconnaissance Group (Tucson, AZ) unit level in the Air National Guard (ANG) Aviation Wing, Operations Group at selected units in the ANG.

The primary purpose of this position is to both personally pilot and to instruct others in the piloting of highly advanced military Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) which involves such functions as launch and recovery, surveillance, surface attack, full scale weapons employment, mortar to arm escort, killer scout, target illumination, laser targeting, functional flight tests, and flight testing. This position description is designed for those National Guard unmanned aircraft where the pilot is issuing flight control commands directly to the aircraft via "stick and rudder" as opposed to those where the operator inputs flight and navigational commands into a flight control system which determines the appropriate "piloting" actions. The incumbent performs limited supervisory duties over a small number of RPA pilots and instructor pilots. The supervisor responsibilities are performed for less than 25% of the average work time.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen


APPOINTMENT FACTORS :This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard.Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered .

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and must possess one of the following AFSC : 11U3A, 12U3A, OR 18A3A Max Military Grade: O-5/Lt Col

IMPORTANT NOTES: Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position. A Relocation or Recruitment Incentive may be available.

QUALIFICATION:Airplane Flight Instructor, GS-2181-13, O-1-O5

Specialized Experience: Must have at least 36 months experience in civilian aviation programs; or, military service aviation programs (active duty or reserve components); or, in the Army National Guard Aviation Support facility; or, Air National Guard Wing/ Operations Group. Qualification competencies are determined by three factors:

The aircraft operated; the nature and purpose of assignments; and, the degree of hazard. Experienced in piloting and instructing pilot skills in one or more of the following main-frame/military aircraft: Fixed-wing, rotary, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). Although a variety of piloting administrative tasks are performed in support of an Air National Guard aviation program, the required competence for this grade includes the ability to train and instruct others in the piloting of a specified main-frame military aircraft.

Experienced in reading and applying mission tasks, intelligence reports, and weather information. Experienced in supervising and/or conducting mission planning, mission preparations, filing of flight plans, and conducting crew briefings. Experienced in aircraft preflight inspections, aircraft loading, equipment assessments, and mission manning. Experienced in operating aircraft controls and equipment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE IN THIS POSITION: 1. Experienced in developing plans and policies, monitoring operations, and advising commanders. 2.

Experienced in conducting or supervising crew member training on simple to complex mission specific tasks. 3. Experienced in flying operations and coordinating with appropriate agencies to ensure compliance with all applicable safety regulations and programs. 4. Experienced in operating aircraft controls and equipment.

EDUCATION: An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. A Graduate Degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum. Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools Candidate must be a citizen of the United States Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

Known Promotion Potential: None REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED and must be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURES:


FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IS AN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIER * Resume or Optional Form 612 * Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment (WITH SIGNATURE) * AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSA's in this announcement with your relevant experiences. Additional Supporting Documentation:

Report of Individual Personnel (RIP), other documentation that shows AFSC/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended) Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed above Option A. To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above.

Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

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Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire: If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions.

You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission. #### BENEFITS The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees: This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees: ### Other Information 1.

If you are a current excepted service Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility,you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal. 2.

All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at . 3. Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $86,264.00 to $112,142.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-2181-13/13 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: United States Citizens Control Number: 463233500 Job Announcement Number: 17-055T-1903616

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Airplane Flight Instructor

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Colorado National Guard Dual Status

Technician Announcement Colorado National Guard Dual Status Technician Announcement Technicians are employed under the authority of Title

32 USC, Section 709, which states, in part, that technicians are to be employed in "the administration and training of the National Guard," and "the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National Guard." The following documents are mandatory and need to be part of your application to be considered for this position (YOU WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DISQUALIFIED IF YOU FAIL TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING): 1. HRO Application Checklist:

Click Here 2. A current Resume with Specialized Experience documented which includes mm/yy - mm/yy format 3. Your DD FORM 214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your AFSC (see AFSC listed) 4. Transcripts



CONSIDERATION Current Officer members of the Colorado Air National Guard (COANG) .

COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT This position has a NGB compatible AFSC assigned to it; all Dual-Status technicians are required to maintain AFSC compatibility. The compatible AFSC for this position is 11FX.

If you don't hold the AFSC you must be able to obtain within one year of hire. Failure to obtain/maintain AFSC compatibility can result in termination.


MINIMUM MILITARY GRADE O-3 This position is located at the unit level in the ANG Aviation Wing, Operations Group at selected Air Combat Command (ACC) and Air Education Training Command (AETC) gained flying units in the Air National Guard (ANG). The primary purpose of the position is to provide ground and flight instruction in high performance, military fighter aircraft i.e. A-10, F-15, F- 16 and F-22 weapon systems. In addition to flying training responsibilities, flight instructors perform assignments related to the operational readiness of their unit and administrative tasks in support of the Operations Group program.


Major Duties: Administers combat flight training to military aircrews.

Assesses flight instructors, pilots and other aircrew members assigned, attached or newly acquired to the unit to determine flying background and proficiency in the Unit Equipped (UE) airplane. Projects unit training requirements and prepares required training records. Maintains a thorough knowledge of airplane systems and procedures under normal, instrument, and emergency conditions to give timely and accurate instruction to aircrews in the air or on the ground.

Briefs and instructs preflight preparations including: intelligence briefings, mission planning, weather factors, mission objectives, and other agency coordination to ensure safe flight procedures and effective mission accomplishment. Serves as the Air Commander's representative when performing duties as: Operations Supervisor (SUP), Supervisor of Flying (SOF), or Stand-by Duty Officer (SDO); and is responsible for the safe and efficient mission accomplishment of the unit through the use of an Operational Risk Management (ORM) program. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel * TDY ### Relocation Authorized

  • No Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Membership in the Colorado Air National Guard

  • Must hold the grade of O-4 thru O-3 * Compatible Military Assignment 11FX AFSC * Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory

  • Submit All Required Documentation

Qualifications Please advise:

Specialized experience will be used to determine qualifications for the announced position. 2. An applicants RESUME must provide, in detail, how they meet each specialized experience listed below. 3.

It must be documented with "from (mm/yy)" and "to (mm/yy)" dates and description of the specialized experience. 4. If education or a degree is required as part of the "Specialized Experience", you must include transcripts. DO NOT copy each bullet listed below word for word and place into your resume; you must describe your personal experience as it pertains to each bullet. You will be

immediately disqualified if you fail to include specialized experience in your resume.

*Must have at least *24months of Specialized Experience in each of the following: 1. Experience in civilian aviation programs; or, military service aviation programs (active duty or reserve components); or, Air National Guard Wing/ Operations Group. 2.

Experience in piloting and instructing pilot skills in one or more of the following main-frame/military aircraft: fixed-wing, rotary, or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). 3. Experience in supervising and/or conducting mission planning, preparation and filing of flight plans, and conducting crew briefings. 4. Experience in aircraft preflight inspections, aircraft loading, equipment assessments, and mission manning. 5.

Experience in operating aircraft controls and equipment. 6. Experience in performing or supervising the work procedures involved in navigation, in-flight refueling, search and rescue operations, surveillance, or reconnaissance. 7. Experience developing plans and policies, monitoring operations, and advising commanders. 8.

Experience reviewing directives, regulations, accident reports, safety data, and local operating conditions to determine unit safety program requirements. 9. Experience in visual flight-rule type flying and aircraft instrument flying. 10. Experience performing aviation duties such as, cancelling flying activities, diverting aircraft, dictating mission requirements, approving specific activities, coordinating for airport or airspace utilization with FAA, and, direct emergency actions involving unit support agencies.

EDUCATION: (*If applicable, must include transcripts) An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. A Graduate Degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum. Must have Federal Aviation Administration certifications awarded from accredited civilian aviation programs OR must have aviation certifications from accredited military aviation schools.

Military Requirements: Military skill set is determined by the designated AFSC requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC. Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.

Other Requirements: For positions requiring the operation for motor vehicle, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

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, each application will be qualified and rated. "Qualified" means that we will compare your experience with a standardized set of qualification criteria (Specialized Experience) for the particular position being announced. "Rated" means, if there is more than one grade listed on this announcement, you will be found qualified at one of those grades according to the number of months experience you have listed. If your application is found qualified, it will be rated accordingly and forwarded to the selecting supervisor.

If found not qualified, you will receive an email indicating that you were "not qualified". #### BENEFITS The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees: ### Other Information

Failure to submit the required documents will be grounds for disqualification without further review 1.

REQUIRED: HRO Application Checklist: 2.

REQUIRED: A current Resume, providing military rank, email and TVA # 3.

REQUIRED:Specialized experience documented in your resume with mm/yy to mm/yy format 4.

REQUIRED:Your DD214 (if available) or Service School Certificate awarding your AFSC 5.

REQUIRED:Transcripts 1. If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Army National Guard please contact (720) 250-1347. 2.

If you would like to inquire about joining the Colorado Air National Guard please contact Recruiting Office Supervisor at 720-847-9457. 3. PCS funds are not available (unless otherwise stated). 4. Be advised that if selected for a military technician position where membership in a reserve component is a condition of employment, your bonus may be terminated and may or may not be subject to recoupment.

Questions pertaining to recoupment may be directed to the State Incentives manager at (720) 250-1337. 5. AGR positions are not announced/applied for on USAjobs. Contact your respective AGR offices for instructions on how to apply for AGR positions. 6.

A security clearance may be required for this position. Please contact the selecting supervisor or state security manager with questions regarding clearances. (Failure to obtain/maintain a security clearance may be grounds for termination from the Technician program.) 7. Unless stated otherwise:

Must be fully qualified or able to obtain AFSC within one year hire if this position is listed as immaterial against NGB compatibility requirements. If there is a compatible, required, or restricted AFSC listed in this announcement - you will need that AFSC to qualify for the position. If this position requires specific ASVAB scores, please contact the selecting supervisor with any questions. 8.

This position may be contingent on the vacancy of the incumbent even if not otherwise stated in this announcement. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding hiring dates. 9. Unless stated otherwise:

If this position is posted as an Indefinite Technician it may be converted to Permanent without further competition. Please contact the HRO with any questions regarding employment status. 10. Per ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum #10-39, mandatory Full Time Staff (FTS) training is required within a year of hire as a condition of employment in vacancy announcements for both Technician and Active Guard Reserve positions.

Failure of new FTS personnel to complete NGB prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment may be cause for reassignment to other full time positions or termination of their employment. 11. Current COANG Technicians and AGRs hired for a position in which an MCR is required will remain in their current status unless/until the MCR is approved. In the event the MCR is not approved, they are accepting the position in their current status. 12.

We use E-Verify to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired. This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $96,959.00 to $126,045.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-2181-13/13 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply:

Current CO National Guard Membership is requiredControl Number: 470483600 Job Announcement Number: TVA 17-144

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Airplane Flight Instructor

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Summary The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly

, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power.

That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens (U.S. citizenship required at time of application). Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here. For information on veterans’ preference click here.

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Click here for specific program requirements. To request MSP hiring preference, you must submit the follow documents: * Application or resume;

  • Statement requesting MSP; and

  • Copy of military sponsor's PCS orders 90-Day Competitive Certificate: This vacancy announcement may be used to fill like vacancies for 90-days from the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as/if additional vacancies occur during this period.



This is a Term position NTE December 31, 2018. The individual selected for this position may be extended without further competition. * Serve as an instructor pilot for graduate level fighter training; provide instruction in fighter aircraft, simulator and academic courses following the prescribed syllabus for the A-29 fighter pilot flying training program

  • Apply aviator experience, serve as Pilot in Command, Instructor and/or Evaluator pilot for rated pilots in fighter aircraft flying training

  • Apply aviator experience, serve as an instructor for academics and Ground Training Devices (GTD) for rated pilots in fighter aircraft training

  • Determine training requirements and recommend development of, or changes to courseware

  • Perform other duties related to accomplishment of the unit operational and training mission, such as, supervising flight operations, Contract Officer/Government Flight Representative, scheduling, and training

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes * Travel and Relocation expenses will be paid Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance

  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug testing

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate security clearance

  • This position will be filled through the Delegated Examining Office * PCS expenses will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Travel and relocation costs WILL BE paid by the unit.

  • Leave Accrual Rate may be offered * ### Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: The minimum eligibility requirements for positions in this occupation are 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 positions.

Certificates 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. For example, a position that involves flying a multi-engine airplane to various destinations under instrument flight rules would require the Commercial Pilot Certificate with the airplane, multi-engine, and instrument ratings or appropriate U.S. military ratings.

Positions that require flying or instructing in flying both airplanes and helicopters require a rating in both categories. Only those ratings necessary to perform the work are required.

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.

Flight Experience: Candidates must demonstrate possession of the knowledge and skills required for the work by meeting certain minimum flight hour requirements, including recency 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: The following flight hour requirements apply to all applicants: 1. Total Flight Time -- 1500 flight hours, Flight time as pilot-in-command or copilot in aircraft of any weight or category is creditable for this requirement. For inservice 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 pilot-in-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. 2. Pilot-In-Command --250 flight hours -- Only flight hours acquired as pilot-in-command are creditable. 3. Night Flying -- 75 flight hours 4. Flying Time (Last 12 Months) --

100 flight hours 5.

Instructor Time--

500 Flight Hours 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.

*VERY IMPORTANT-Please note: Flight Hours/Flight Logscannot be written within your resume, a copy of a SEPARATE log and/or record(s) should be remitted.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTSAt 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. If an agency decides, for example, not to accept the second-class medical certificate, the rationale for the decision should be based upon the requirements of the position, and should be thoroughly described in agency operating material.

Staff specialists not involved in the operation of aircraft need only have a medical examination indicating that they are able to perform the duties of the position to be filled. For flight test pilots, airspace system inspection pilots, and Customs pilots, all candidates must possess a current first class medical certificate at the time of appointment.

OR To view qualifying specialized experience click on the following link: 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, advanced instrument techniques, knowledge 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. Knowledge of the Instructional Systems Development (ISD) process, and the pilot training syllabus. 4. Skill 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. 5. 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. 6. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing to include classroom instruction before large and small audiences. 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.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: * The incumbent is required to meet and maintain AF requirements to operate fighter aircraft on a recurring and regular basis in support of the graduate level fighter training mission.

  • Must possess at a minimum a current FAA first or second class medical certificate.

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours; schedule may change on a daily basis due to the operational flying schedule. Employee may be required to perform aviation related ground duties as assigned by the 81 FS Commander or Operations Officer. Duty may include work on weekends.

  • Incumbent may be required to stand for several hours at a time while instructing in a classroom environment.

  • May be required to fly in commercial and military aircraft to perform other duty assignments.

  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

  • This position has been identified as a designated position under the Air Force Drug Testing Plan. Incumbent(s) of this position is/are subject to the possibility of a random drug testing.

  • As a minimum, incumbent must obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

  • This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. an individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

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What To Expect Next Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email

. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. 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 and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit:

All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

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Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or above "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this position. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants):

Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may be offered.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Note: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $96,959.00 to $126,045.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-2181-13/13 Promotion Potential: 13 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: United States Citizens Control Number: 472456000 Job Announcement Number: AFPCDEO-1975966-965118-AGM

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Flight Instructor - Airplane

This is the kind of FBO everyone loves working at! We are a Cessna Pilot Center doing FAA Part 141 & 61 training, as well as Sightseeing flights - working in a variety of aircraft.

You will make $45K per year or more if you choose to be fully available at least 5 days per week! You will have a better quality of life than at most conveyor-belt schools, and you will work with individuals! Full time positions: hiring CFI; CFII preferrable, - for Airplane Ratings to handle our diverse clientele, our planes and customers through Commercial Multi Instrument.

All Flight & Ground instruction & pilot services pay full rate, CFII's make more. Additional pay available for peripheral duties. Full time activity gets paid holidays and sick time/ vacations, plus Blue Cross health benefits (individual, w/ access to family and dental). Profit-sharing 401K investment fund is also available.

Part time also has access to health plan. Our company also has active Part 135 Charter (King Airs & Jets) for those seeking future advancement and a means of bypassing years in the right seat at commuter airlines. Common-sense atmosphere balancing quality, a proven system designed to make your job easier, customer satisfaction, and enjoyment of your work.

Your availability and ability to connect with customers determines how busy you will be. You will have good control over your daily/ weekly hours, though weekends are usually most active. We are looking for people ready to inteview in person, so we can know you'll enjoy working here as much as we think you will. If you only want flight time, don't bother - our instructors supervise web-based study and reinforce with some ground instruction to connect with customers.

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Field Inspector

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Prepares in-depth computer (PC) based consolidated daily field reports from the input of the day and night inspectors of observed activities including volumes, manpower, equipment, materials, health, safety and quality control. Takes regular progress photographs and maintains a consolidated photo log.

Inspects various facets of the work and performs continuous surveillance of assigned operational activities and contractors to ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, specifications and drawings and other contract documents.

Analyzes project documents, including specifications, drawings, plans, and procedures and quality assurance procedures construction activities to ensure compliance.

Conducts tests to determine if work has been done in accordance with contract specifications and may include any of the following:

? Performs civil and structural tests, or witness the tests being performed by others, such as soil compaction, moisture content, aggregation,
graduation, concrete slump, air entrainment, concrete compression, lines and grades surveys, bolt torques, and concrete coring.

? Performs surveillance of underground piping to ensure tightness, bedding, and grade.

? Inspects and monitors piling installation to ensure location and bearing.

? Checks location of reinforcing steel before placement of concrete.

? Validates piping systems, including P&ID checks and hydraulic or other pressure tests.

? Performs in process and final inspection of painting and insulation to ensure thickness and coverage continuity.

? Provides general inspection on all construction labor and subcontracted tasks to ensure professional workmanship.

? Verifies equipment operational status, numbers of personnel and rates of production for time and material change orders issued to the construction contrctor

? Witnesses tests and inspections including sampling activities, hydrographic surveys, and material tests.

? Monitors contractors' compliance with approved contractor quality control program and submittals. Makes recommendations for improvements to standard operational quality control provisions as they apply in the field.

? Validates contractors monthly progress payment application in regards to percent complete for all requested payment items field install and of stored material

? Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Job Requirements:

? High school diploma and equivalent work experience.

? 1-4+ years of related experience on construction projects

? Ability to read, interpret and verify conformance to the contract documents.

? Ability to perform quantity take-offs and measure quantities in the field.

Our regional research practice groups?Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & North Africa?are enriched by close collaboration with our Global Energy & Natural Resources and Comparative Analytics practice groups. Analysts in the Global Energy & Natural Resources group work with those in the regional groups to provide comprehensive coverage of energy and commodities markets, while our Comparative Analytics team develops quantitative methodologies and leads our coverage of international and transnational issues.

Our research analysts are trained social scientists with post-graduate degrees, extensive professional experience, and a diverse range of language capabilities. Headquartered in New York, we also have offices in Washington and London, as well as a vast network of experts around the world who provide real-time information from the field.

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Quality Inspector - Team Lead

The Quality Inspector independently evaluates and applies standard engineering and inspection techniques, procedures and criteria, to make recommendations for repairs to customer supplied equipment.  Under supervision, the person in this position will occasionally, in accordance with sound engineering principles and standards make revised or new drawings to modify customer supplied equipment.  Also, lead a team of 2-5 inspectors ensuring standard work and processes are followed.  Making changes and improving practices and procedures ensuring all areas of location are receiving information necessary to provide improvements and rework to customers’ rolls.

  • Ongoing formal and informal training with understanding of applicable Specifications, Internal Operating Procedures (I.O.P.'s), company systems and software.
  • Inspect rolls (Incoming/In Process/Outgoing) and produce reports of findings – using cameras, computers, databases and/or other techniques as they are developed.
  • Generate Metal, Incoming and final Inspection reports 
  • Prepares complete and accurate Bills of Material and/or detailed drawings with-in time schedules.
  • Select manufacturing tolerances using established industry procedures and standards
  • Communication Skills – direct interaction with internal & external customers
  • Develop and maintain strong technical competence in methods and practices used in Quality Assurance & Engineering with respect to design standards and products
  • Learn to use measuring instruments to check and perform job functions.
  • Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Safety Inspector

Our primary purpose is to provide our diverse portfolio of clients with actionable insight and exceptional service, but our mission extends beyond what we do to how we do it. Eurasia Group is committed to the highest ethical standards in our research projects, the management of relationships with our clients, the protection of client confidentiality, and in all interactions among our employees.

We seek to maintain absolute political and corporate independence, to promote transparency in our work, and to offer a product that is free of bias. Our creative processes are driven by expertise, not corporate rank. By helping our clients make well-informed commercial and investment decisions, we seek to promote a more refined understanding of the impact of politics on markets, a public good we are proud to provide.

Essential Job Functions:

Will oversee and collaborate with site supervisory personnel to identify and remedy unsafe working conditions, immediately if necessary in establishing an injury free work site.
Conduct regular walk through inspections and audits of construction area; visit with the crews and subcontractors to ensue safe work practices; investigate all accidents and near misses with the trade superintendents and required foremen and crew; accompany all safety, health, and insurance inspectors on walk through tours; and ensure all documentation is completed according to corporate and outside safety processes and procedures.
Ensure that communication with other personnel and owners are executed in such a manner that integrity, honesty, and ethics are prevalent in all exchanges both verbal and written. Participate in daily (at a minimum) project safety related discussions with the Site Manager, Assistant Site Manager, and Trade Superintendents.
Collaborate with corporate safety representatives in reviewing all safety documentation to insure all required records and reports are complete, accurate, and submitted timely. Ensure appropriate corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner.
Ensure and assist the site team with executing the site safety program, which includes training and orientations, JHA?s, and CATS observations throughout the project site.
Assisting in changing behavior oriented towards safety. Teaching (vs. telling) in a manner that allows individuals to understand the reasoning behind the behaviors we desire.
Develops an understanding of the budgeted risk cost associated with the project. Communicates and understands the risk of cost implications with on site supervision as well as costs associated with developing solutions.
Follow through with injury management and collaborate with supervisors to mitigate claims and exposure to costs with personnel, subcontractors, and equipment.
Develop and maintain working relationships with local EMT's, fire departments, law enforcement officials, and identified occupational physicians. Comply with company?s Return-to-Work policy.
Collaborative communication and team building skills (both written and oral) in expressing our commitment to safety. Work to make safety a behavior rather than a policy or goal we look to adhere to.
Mentors and trains new Site Safety Coordinators.
Identify project site GPS coordinates for Life Flight services.
Coordinate and plan Blattner Energy safety related training programs to include OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 hour trainings. Participate when appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Ability to recognize imminent danger and act accordingly.

Must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record.

Ability to give presentations to large groups of employees.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (preferred knowledge of Visio).

Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks.

Good communication skills (oral, written, listening, and presentation).

Ability to motivate others.

Effective interpersonal and supervisory skills.

In addition, we are committed to provide substantial professional development opportunities and to build and maintain a culture that honors and rewards initiative and innovation. We encourage all employees to develop new and better ways of providing value for our clients.

The firm?s leadership will work at all times to maintain a sensible balance between the needs of the individual and those of the firm, and to ensure that all employees treat our work and one another with respect. We will grow and protect the Eurasia Group brand. We will do our utmost to ensure that all employees work in an environment that is as creative and fun as it is challenging?and we will create both a product and a team we can be proud of.

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Constructor Inspector Trainee

As the economic recovery unfolds, many executives with supply chain and logistics responsibilities are moving out of ?survival mode? and beginning to make their supply chains more flexible, responsive and efficient. They are looking to trim the number of distribution centers while minimizing transportation costs and cycle time. If they have moved operations or sourcing overseas, they are looking for strategies to help them better manage a more complicated set of logistics and get a handle on fluctuations in inbound shipping costs. And if it has been a while since their warehousing and inventory strategies have been examined, they are looking for ways to respond to changes in customer order patterns and incorporate important new technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from High school or equivalent plus four (4) years experience in a field related to construction inspection experience and/or utility construction or building inspections.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities specific to this job may include, but are not limited to:

  1. Perform construction inspections.
  2. Schedule and conduct precon meetings with contractors and engineers.
  3. Interprets,explain and enforces policies and procedures regarding technical standards,specifications and ordinances.
  4. Review plans, specification,contracts and ordinances.
  5. Schedule and observe flow tests,lab test,soil density test and any other type of test.
  6. Check and verify contractors licenses, permits,authorization and insurance.
  7. Issue stop work orders for violations.

We?ve been helping leading companies in a range of industries tackle these problems for over 30 years and more than 1,000 client engagements. Though every problem we encounter is different, we approach all of our engagements with certain fundamental perspectives.

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Machinist Inspector

The Machinist Inspector will support the Machine Shop, located in Buffalo, New York.
Hourly Rate: $27.03
Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.

Description for Machinist Inspector:

  • Working from drawings and using available machines and tools, machine a variety of parts to maximize accuracy within established time limits.  Operate and set up vertical and horizontal mills and lathes, both manual and CNC, operate drill press, cleaning and scribing parts per parts.
  • Layout templates, compound angles, and radii. 
  • Dimensionally and visually inspect all parts, sub-assemblies or assemblies, jigs, fixtures, and mock-ups.  Perform magnetic, hydraulic and other types of inspections as required.
  • Perform highly skilled fitting, trimming, adjusting, forming, and shaping of assembly operations involving irregular contours, holes, angles to extremely close tolerances.
  • Discuss discrepancies in drawings or specifications with supervisor or customer’s representatives.  Diagnose trouble-spots and suggest improvements.
  • Development work, devise methods for loading and locking devices to facilitate output, make tool tryouts and suggest material deviations.  Fabricate replacements and new parts for facility machinery.
  • Responsible for following established safety and quality procedures as as to prevent injury to self or others.  Responsible for tools, machines, equipment, etc. used in performance of duties.  Calibrate tools and maintain calibration records.  Routine preventive maintenance on equipment.

Preferred Education / Experience for Machinist Inspector:
  • High school graduate or equivalent (preferable from a vocational/technical school)
  • 5+  years of formal trades training
Preferred Knowledge / Ability for Machinist Inspector:
  • Must have experience in inspection and testing techniques along with experience in recording quality control data.
  • A broad knowledge of mechanics, shop practices, principals of mechanics, and workable qualities of materials.
  • Use advanced shop mathematics, trigonometry and handbook formulas; work from oral instructions and complicated drawings, specifications, or sketches.
  • Use a wide variety of precision measuring instruments such as dial indicator, micrometers, level protractors, surface and height gauges, etc.
  • Advanced problem solving / troubleshooting skills.

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Electrical Inspector


The primary objective of this position is to ensure the integrity and reliability of all plant equipment via timely, planned, thorough and consistent inspections.
The Electrical Inspector is responsible for the Maximo based PM program of Electrical inspections and Thermography routes.   Assists in troubleshooting plant problems, supervision of the electrical tradespersons and assistance/vacation relief for the Automation and Systems Supervisor.


  • Monitors equipment condition, in part, by performing both a formal schedule of systematic inspections (PM) of plant equipment, and non-systematic inspections as required by equipment stoppages, daily incidents and pending turnarounds.
  • Records and analyzes data, then initiates the appropriate work orders, in order to maintain or replace equipment components so that equipment reliability and performance are maximized and costs can be minimized and budgeted properly. 
  • Responsible for the formal schedule of PM activities (Master Schedule) for development, review and modification.
  • Use of Advanced Detection Techniques to perform the equipment inspections along with “5 senses” and simple measurement methods.
  • Performs follow-up inspections and verifies tolerances in critical issues to assure compliance to acceptance standards and the PPM Guidelines. 
  • Inspects repairs and/or rebuilds being made off-site, and the responsibility is shared with the Planner for the quality of specialized items received by Stores.
  • Is the recognized technical expert within the defined plant area and provides support accordingly. 
  • Makes most technical decisions regarding plant equipment for the Planner, and coaches other maintenance practitioners whether involved in Inspection or Execution functions. 
  • Interacts with production personnel regarding operating procedures, which have an impact on equipment. 
  • Participates in the budgeting process and is the prime source of advice in the planning and scheduling of major maintenance activities. 
  • Keeps up-to-date on advances in PPM technology and equipment through participation in the PPM network as well as by maintaining relationships with the Technical Center and appropriate suppliers. 
  • Uses Maximo/SAP to help manage activities and to generate the maintenance KPI’s which measure the effectiveness of his function. 
  • Ensures safe operations including safety toolbox talks, site inspections & Field Risk Assessments (FRA’s), safety work practices, safety incident investigation. 
  • The position can be described as highly technical, and includes all functions or tasks necessary to achieve adequate operation, maintenance and performance of the equipment.
  • Charged with both the visual inspection and integrity testing of all plant equipment.
  • Supervise/manage employees and contractors (when required). Responsible for employee development through being a mentor/coach.
  • The administrative function includes all aspects of asset management and accounting. This would include control, planning, reporting, budgeting, security, etc.
  • Keep a detailed history of all motor and drive test data; utilize this recorded data to assist the department in budgeting need for long term planning.
  • Stay current and knowledgeable with the plant control systems and plant computer systems to act as a resource for the Automation/Systems Supervisor. 


Required Education:
Minimum AS degree or equivalent industry experience
Required Work Experience:  3 years of experience in the area of maintenance inspection preferably in the cement or other heavy industry
  • Knowledgeable in current safety regulations and guidelines and plays an active role in promotion of plant safety.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proficient computer skills

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