Army National Guard
$21.82 to $25.58
Open & closing dates
$21.82 to $25.58 per hour
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.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER, Position Description Number D1992000and is part of the NC ASO, National Guard.(AASF 2/Manning Document 4142-105)
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service 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 service 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.
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As a AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER, WG-4818-10, you will inspect, test, certify, repair, assemble and maintain ALSE to include aircraft/aircrew electronic communications equipment, and aircraft-oxygen related items, aircraft modular survival system, life preservers, helicopter emergency egress devices, first aid kits and microclimate cooling vests; equipment also includes helmets and helmet-mounted devices such as: laser eye protection, nuclear flash-blindness goggles and night vision goggles; and heads up displays; survival kits and survival components to include radios, beacons, strobe lights, pyrotechnics and various other survival items; issue, fit and adjust ALSE; schedule and maintain inspection and accountability documentation on ALSE and weapons; inspect and maintain stock of medications necessary in survival vests, survival kits and first aid kits; maintain documentation of all procedures conducted; perform ALSE supply functions to include maintenance and records of Bench Stock/ Shop Stock, Prescribed Load Lists, Operational Load Lists, sensitive items and Class VIII supply items; instruct crewmembers in all categories of ALSE; instruct aircrew and other personnel such as aircraft maintenance personnel, aircrew and non-aircrew members of other services and agencies in the care, use, theory of operation and capabilities of ALSE used in a variety of global environments; instruct aircrew and other personnel in procedures and techniques for ground and air egress, hanging harness and personnel lowering devices, water ditching and water survival; instruct survival techniques to include peacetime and combat scenarios; food and water procurement, land navigation, shelter building, fire-craft, search and rescue, escape, evasion and resistance, physiological and psychological aspects of survival; signaling devices such as radios, beacons, strobe lights, mirrors, handheld flare and gyro jet flares, time-on-target satellite signaling techniques; administer practical and written evaluations; develop charts, mock-ups and maintains training aids; may conduct passenger briefings; certify initial and continuation training of aircrew and other personnel; certify ALSE requirements for all missions; ensures aircraft are properly configured with proper types and numbers of ALSE dependent on destination and mission being flown; certify by signature forms and equipment records to verify proper configuration and serviceability of aircraft installed equipment; conduct FOT&E (Follow on Test and Evaluation) of ALSE to ensure flight safety and optimum performance standards; make suggestions and recommendations to change processes and procedures related to technical material governing equipment and practices; forecast, requisition and store life support equipment and supplies; compile with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations; ensure quarterly inspections by Commander, Aviation Safety Officer and Flight Surgeon; ensure that material and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained; issue ALSE lockers to aircrew members; supervise, instruct, train and certify traditional Guard members on all facets of the aircrew life support career field; performs task evaluations and documents OJT records; coordinate mobility and deployment requirements; maintain publications such as regulations and other directives; ensure publications are reviewed quarterly by Commander, ALSO, Standardization Pilot and Aviation Safety Officer; prepare for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises; ensure ALSE shop is prepared for Aviation Resource Management Survey inspections; may be required to perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies; may serve as a voting member of the aircraft accident mishap investigation boards, and prepares related reports; prepare Annual Budget analysis and projections for ALSE shop operations; perform other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
The area of consideration for this position is NATIONWIDE (Army). Applications will only be accepted from current military members of the North Carolina Army National Guard, OR members of either the Army Reserve, active duty Army, or another state's Army National Guard, who are willing and eligible to join the North Carolina Army National Guard.
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Job family (Series)
4818 Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Repair
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.
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.
Military Grades: E-4 to E-6
Compatible Military Assignments: 15, 92, 68A, 68W
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Minimum Requirements: Experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of materials and equipment used in the line of work (helmets, torso harness assemblies, parachutes, survival equipment). Ability to understand written instructions and to use reference materials and manuals.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience or training which has demonstrated knowledge of aviation life support equipment. Experience reading and interpreting military manuals. Experience in supply procedures and property accountability. Experience collecting information and presenting it to various sized groups. Experience in planning a functional shop maintenance program is essential.
Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.
If you are using Education to qualify for this position,
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.
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):
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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 (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents:
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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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/10134783
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Agency contact information
MAJ DARRELL SCOGGINS
1636 Goldstar Drive
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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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Army National Guard
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