Oregon Air National Guard
$61,218.00 to $79,586.00
Open & closing dates
$61,218 to $79,586 per year
Pay scale & grade
GS 11 - 12
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
PUERTO RICO NATIONAL GUARD
AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Duty Location: 156th Airlift Wing, Muñiz ANGB, Carolina, PR
This position require military membership in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard (PRANG). If you are not a military member of the PRANG (i.e. member of the PR Army NG, civilian, active duty Airman, prior service, Airman member from another state, reservist, IRR, State Guard, etc.), you must contact the ANG Recruiting and Retention Superintendent (RRS) Office at (787) 787-289-1400 Extension 1713 or (787) 529-6740 and request the PRANG Military Basic Requirements (MBR) Certification. If the MBR certification is not submitted, or you do not meet the requirements to be a member of the PRANG, your application will not be screened. Certification and instructions to request it, are available at http://www.pr.ngb.army.mil/hro/.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1 = Permanent technicians Officers currently employed in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.
Area 2 = Officers of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard and personnel that meet all requirements to become an Officer in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. (This position requires Air National Guard membership).
Note: Applicant not currently commissioned must submit evidence of eligibility for Federal Recognition in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. For more information contact the PRANG Recruiting and Retention Office at (787) 253-7533 or HRO at (787)289-1452.
First round consideration will be given to Area 1 Candidates (Area 2 Candidates will be screened only in the event that there are no qualified or recommended Area 1 Candidates).
Acceptance of any military technician position may cause the termination of entitlements and eligibility for all military bonuses and student loan repayments. For further information you must contact the appropriate military Education Office.
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As a NAVIGATOR (D2312000), GS-2183-11/12, you will low level flying (down to 100 feet above ground level (AGL) and up to 540 Knots for fighter type aircraft, down to 300 feet AGL and 210-290 Knots for airlift/tanker type aircraft) and other degrees of hazard. Combat maneuvers, threat avoidance, and aerial flight survival must be firmly understood. Night aerial refueling (airplane typical) must be accomplished; Use of night vision devices, flying in mountainous terrain, performing combat assault landings on unprepared runways, and accomplishing aerial delivery of cargo/personnel (airplane typical) are required. Receives instruction and flight experience in the use of instruments, radio and navigation equipment, in-flight emergency operating procedures.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
All groups of qualified individuals
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
Job family (Series)
2183 Air Navigation
Conditions of Employment
National Guard Membership is required.
Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Failure to meet or comply with the following requirements will be basis for non-employment or removal from employment, as appropriate. Proper protective equipment must be used to comply with safety standards.
Males born after 31 Dec 59 must provide evidence of registration with the Selective Service System.
Evidence of identity must be provided to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL 99-603).
Acceptance of the position constitutes concurrence to wear the appropriate military uniform.
Possess or be able to acquire a SECRET security clearance.
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.
Must be entered in instructor upgrade training when qualified.
Continued employment in this position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the mandatory training specifically identified for the position.
Individual selected must enroll in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit / Electronic Fund Transfer Pay Program.
Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.
Excepted Civil Service Technicians are required to maintain a MOS/AFSC and military grade that is determined by the NGB to be compatible with the assigned technician position.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT:
In order to achieve compatibility prior to effective date of personnel action, individual selected must be eligible for military assignment to a paragraph and line number in one of the following AFSC 12MX
Note: In order to qualify for above mentioned AFSC(s) you must comply with mandatory entry requirements contained in Air Force Manual AFMAN 36-2108, Enlisted Classification or AFMAN 36-2105, Officer Classification, as applicable.
Individual selected for this position who is not qualified in one of the mentioned AFSC, MUST submit to HRO, before date of appointment, the correct military paperwork/application to attend the technical training school required to be AFSC Qualified. If selectee fails to process the school application and does not successfully graduate from the school, he/she will be terminated from the technician program for failure to meet the compatibility standards and receive a 30 days notice of separation.
You will lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information/documents requested on the vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met the required GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experience. Experiences copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and will disqualify you from the position. National Guard military (part-time) service is considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements. The applicant is credited with actual number of months the member has been in the National Guard provided such service is related to the position to be filled.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience which provided applicant with a working knowledge of the navigation systems; navigational instruments, etc., appropriate to the unit aircraft.
GS-11 Applicant must possess more than THIRTY SIX (36) months of specialized experience performing or supervising duties such as determining, planning and performing the navigational aspects of the flight; providing war plans, enemy threats, classified intelligence gathering, and gaining MAJCOM training requirements; understanding the complexity of combat maneuvers, threat avoidance, and aerial flight survival; preparing and delivering oral presentations such as briefings and training sessions to secure cooperation, resolve issues, and convey information relative to flight training and flying operations.
GS-12 Applicant must possess more than THIRTY SIX (36) months of specialized experience performing or supervising duties such as determining, planning and performing the navigational aspects of the flight; providing ground and flight instructions in air navigation and, must be a current and qualified Navigator Instructor in the C-130 aircraft with a total of 500 flying hours(Evidence of current Navigator Instructor qualification and recent flying report certified by the Aviation Resources Manager must be submitted with the application); directs pilots to fly within flight parameters to execute normal flight procedures and standard maneuvers in all-weather condition; evaluating the performance of aircrew members completing initial training; instructing, evaluating, and examining rated instructors; designing and coordinating comprehensive training plans and scenarios to provide realistic technical aircrew training.
To promote at GS-12 applicant must obtain the C-130 Navigator Instructor Certification within 12 months of the effective date of the personnel action. Failure to comply with this training requirement within the established time frame will be basis for removal from employment.
Credit for successful completion of schools that provided knowledge of air navigation and reconnaissance; fundamentals of flight, meteorology, basic electricity, and electronic theory will be credited on a day-for-day basis. Copy of student transcripts or training certificates must be included in order to receive credit for education. Unofficial transcripts from internet or with alterations will not be considered. To receive credit for education the information must be included in the education section of the Resume.
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
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS, SPECIFICATIONS ETC. (INCLUDING BLUEPRINT READING) and Communications
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Online USAJOBS Resume (mandatory)
2. Online Questionnaire (mandatory).
3. PRANG MBR Certification (mandatory for civilians, active duty Soldiers, prior service, guard members from another state, reservist, IRR, PR State Guard, etc.); (Not required for permanent employees or traditional soldiers of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard).
4. Student transcript (if applicable).
5. Additional documentation (if required in the vacancy announcement).
Additional information is available at our web site: local intranet address https://pr-arng-web/HRO
or outside Internet address http://www.pr.ngb.army.mil/hro
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
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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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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/10132214
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
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Agency contact information
PR 156th Airlift Wing Air Operations
100 General Esteves
San Juan, PR
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Oregon Air National Guard
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