Air Combat Command
$98,316.00 to $127,812.00
Open & closing dates
$98,316 to $127,812 per year
Pay scale & grade
Few vacancies in the following location:
Tyndall AFB, FL
Relocation expenses reimbursed
You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Individuals with a disability
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The primary purpose of this position is to the primary purpose of this position is to serve as a civilian instructor for modified QF-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft pilots and both full- and subscale drone controllers. Ensures proficiency and currency requirements are met. Maintains and enforces all flying requirements IAW AF and MAJCOM instructions. Position also accomplishes a variety of administrative duties related to flight/mission accomplishment such as scheduling, mission planning/management, and operational training.
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Instructs airplane pilots/drone controllers on aircraft operations.
Assesses pilots to determine currency and proficiency. Determines progress and proficiency levels, provides FSAT requalification training and evaluations, and directs/provides specialized remedial or additional training as necessary.
Assists in planning and oversight in addition to other duties related to flying and accomplishment of the unit operational and training mission. Plans, executes, and debriefs sorties as aircraft instructor pilot and drone controller.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
2181 Aircraft Operation
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
The employee must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate security clearance. A Top Secret clearance (Single Scope Background Investigation) is required to meet the access level/eligibility criteria for special access programs.
PCS expenses will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may/may not be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
This position has been identified as a drug testing designated position. The incumbent of this position may be selected for random drug testing, and is subject to reasonable suspicion testing and safety mishap or accident testing.
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
The incumbent may be required to fly in military and/or commercial aircraft to perform temporary duty assignments (TDY)
Disclosure of Political Appointments
This is a Centrally Managed position
DNRP not IS NOT authorized
Current Pilot Certificate airplane and multi engine required
Duties may include stress (both mental and physical), exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, gravity forces of 9 Gs, speeds up to Mach 2, altitudes up to SOK feet, and short notification for accomplishment of imme?diate action items directed
by unit supervisors/higher headquarters that must be completed within established deadlines., Pilot flies at low altitudes and speeds. Combat maneuvers, threat avoidance, and defensive counter tactics must be firmly understood.
These assignments entail a marked degree of hazard due to the demands for concentration characteristic of instrument flight, high speed in close proximity flying and the responsibility for training other aircrew members.
Must be a mission-ready, rated aircrew member on flying status in the unit to which assigned. Must participate in regular and frequent flights as required by the commander. Periodically, as prescribed by regulations, must 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.
Loss of flying status, if not correctable within one year, results in the incumbent no longer meeting the conditions for employment in this position.
This position is Centrally Managed by the Operations Career Field, PCS cost will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations, DNRP is not authorized.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: 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.
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
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.
Certification and Ratings:
A current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating. NOTE: If you are establishing eligibility based on flight experience you must provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing your status as a rated military pilot, flight instructor, or flight examiner, as appropriate.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Minimum Flight Hour Requirements:
I have the knowledge and skills required for the work and meet the minimum flight hour requirements, including: I have a current Commercial Pilot Certificate or the appropriate military rating. Additionally, I have the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate or the military equivalent rating. The pilot certificate must include the rating(s) appropriate to the work of the position to be filled. 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 AND I have at least 1500 Total Flight Hours; 250 Pilot-In-Command Hours; 75 Night Flying Hours; 500 flight hours of Instructor time and at least 100 Flying Hours in the past 12 months. AND, My Instructor time was related to the nature of the instruction work and the category of aircraft operated (i.e., airplane or helicopter) of the position to be filled. NOTE: You must submit proof of Flight Hours., for a GS-2181 13 AIRPLANE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR position and have a total of 3000 Total Flight Time.
NOTE: You must submit proof of Total Flight Time; Pilot-In-Command; Night Flying; Flying Time, Last 12 months; Multi-engine Airplane; Heavy Helicopter; Instrument; Instructor Time; Total Flight Time; Pilot-In-Command and Flight hours.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
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: Knowledge and skill in the application of rated aviator expertise as a pilot. Possess a current Commercial Pilot Certificate (airplane, multi-engine land) or Airline Transport Pilot certificate (airplane, multi-engine land) or the appropriate military rating, a Class 2 FAA medical certificate. Have logged a minimum of 1,150 hours of fighter times as aircraft commander (pilot-in-command) for assignment to the FSAT or 1,500 hours of multiengine time for assignment to the E-9A, 500 hrs of instructor time and have flown at least 100 hours in the last 12 months.
Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, and techniques for employment of unit-assigned aircraft.
Knowledge of flying operations and the unit mission
Knowledge of the relationship of various Air Force entities in the overall planning and execution of military operations and evaluations.
Ability to resolve complex issues and maintain good working relations.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities (click Learn more about this agency button above) to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted with each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement or equivalent eligibles must provide their most current SF-50 and the SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if not reflected on most current/separation SF-50. *Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list.
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 well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
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
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90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of not qualified or insufficient information and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is most recent. It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. A complete Application Questionnaire
3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number.
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here
to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming. Online Application - Questionnaire
Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period, hours worked and supervisor
Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series (can be a copy)
Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a certification of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of veteran under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The certification must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The certification must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid certification of service with their initial application will be found not eligible. Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 03/13/2018
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10139111
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Application button at the end of the process.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application
. The Vacancy ID is 10139111
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Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center
445 Suwannee Road
Tyndall AFB, FL
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
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You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Air Combat Command
Website : http://www.acc.af.mil/