Army National Guard
$61,218.00 to $79,586.00
Open & closing dates
$61,218 to $79,586 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
TEXAS MILITARY DEPARTMENT
DUTY: Bear true faith and allegiance to the state and nation; cultivate an environment for all to excel; prepare mentally, physically and spiritually to deploy at home and abroad.
HONOR: Hold the public trust in the highest regard; exceed standards and expectations; act with understanding, innovation, resourcefulness, flexibility and urgency. Do all you can, where you are, with what you have and always place the welfare of those you lead first.
TEXAS: Embrace the courageous spirit of our people, history and culture.
This position is located in 36ID, Gatesville, TX. The purpose of this position is to serve as both an Unmanned Aircraft Operator (AO) and Mission Payload Operator (PO) as well as remain prepared to provide instruction and guidance to Drill Status Guard members.
Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Army National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Texas Army National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please visit or contact a Texas Army National Guard recruiter before applying for this position.
Areas of Consideration: Nationwide Excepted. This includes:
All currently employed full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Army National Guard.
All current members of the Texas Army National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Texas Army National Guard.
Incentives: Acceptance of a military Federal technician position may result in termination and / or repayment of military incentives. Please check your contract and contact your servicing Education Services (Incentives) office or the Recruiting/Retention office.
Rank Spread: Enlisted: E1- to E7; Warrant Officers: WO1 to CW4.
This is a Bargaining Unit position.
The Texas National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Veteran's preference is not applicable in this position.
Texas National Guard Job Opportunities
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As a UAS Operator (Instructor) with the Texas Army National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:
Serve as a member of a UAS mission crew.
Personally perform and instruct others in the performance of mission planning tasks directed by the Mission Commander.
As assigned, operate the mission planning system.
Perform preflight inspections.
Complete engine start and systems checks, ensuring that the engine, related systems, and equipment are operating properly.
Responsible for radio communications.
Perform assigned launch and post-launch procedures in accordance with appropriate operator manuals and checklists.
Operate the aircraft in Knob Control.
Perform fuels management procedures. Perform Flight Utilizing Automatic Flight Modes. Perform all emergency procedures described in the operator's manual or checklist. Perform Tactical Automated Landing System (TALS) Recovery procedures. Perform target tracking procedures and operates payload to acquire mission essential data.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Nationwide (see Open Areas of Consideration), Army National Guard Membership is Required
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
2101 Transportation Specialist
Conditions of Employment
National Guard Membership is required.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
Compatible Military Assignments:
Specialized Experience Required
To qualify at the GS-11 grade level your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting at least 36 months experience, education, or training arranging or procuring transportation for personnel, cargo or freight. Experience in non-routine pre and post auditing of freight bills, bills of lading, and personnel transportation vouchers. Experience coordinating and negotiating with organizations/personnel both orally and in writing to resolve differences/problems.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - None
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx
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Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
Please ensure your resume reflects your duties/responsibilities under each position listed and also includes start and end dates.
2. Other supporting documents: If applicable, please submit your most recent SF-50.
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Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10114459
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Human Resources Office
2200 West 35th St
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Army National Guard
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