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AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST Jobs in Fairchild AFB, WA at US Air National Guard Units

Title: AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

Company: US Air National Guard Units

Location: Fairchild AFB, WA

Duties

A GS-1601-11, AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST:

Exercises overall functional and management responsibility for the Wing Aircrew Life Support (ALS) program.
This includes managing, planning, organizing, controlling, and directing all activities of the function. Provides expert technical advice to the Operations and Wing Commander concerning all Life Support function issues affecting the Wing.
Supervises the Life Support function either directly or through a Small Shop Chief.
Plans, coordinates, and directs the activities of subordinate and augmented personnel.
Supports and takes affirmative action with consideration of Equal Employment Opportunity in all aspects of personnel actions.
Keeps employees informed of NGB goals, objectives, and policies, and informs management of employee input and concerns.
Supports peacetime and combat missions and augments Intelligence and Combat Search and Rescue Forces functions.
Identifies development and sustainment needs and coordinates facility requirements which support aircrew life-saving, rescue and recovery, and secure-communications equipment.
Ensures Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL) equipment is inventoried and scheduled for calibration cycles (i.e., Survival Radio, Beacon, Strobe Light, Night Vision Goggle (NVG) testers).
Monitors, oversees and/or accomplishes the inventorying of all munitions, forecast of time change requirements, removal and installation of munitions, preparation of hazardous material shipping documents, scheduling of transport of munitions, coordination with munitions supply point, and documentation of appropriate forms.
Manages activities of handling/shipping/storing/ordering of multiple hazardous materials.
Manages a comprehensive mobility package to sustain bare-base operations (60 days) and contingency operations (120 days) for deployed locations under routine and surge conditions.
Develops and oversees strict compliance with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Ensures materials and equipment are properly stored, protected and maintained.
Monitors and consolidates financial programs, develops initial requirements and validates unfunded requirements.
Ensures the maintenance of equipment management, control, accountability, supply accounts (chemical warfare, DLR, non-fly), supply tracking logs, and separate funding accounts.
Provides oversight of the formal academic instruction, and serves as an academic instructor for unit aircrew members, Department of Defense personnel, foreign nationals, dignitaries, civilian aircrew and search-rescue agencies.
Conducts administrative compliance inspections and takes positive action to eliminate unserviceable life saving equipment.
Oversees the requisitioning of Technical Orders (T.O.), the update/receipt of T.O. changes, the filing and distribution of T.O.’s, publication inventories, the ordering of compliance and modification items, the performance of Interim Time Compliance Technical Order (ITCTO), Operational and Safety Supplement changes to all affected equipment, the performance of T.O. familiarization, and the recording and documentation of appropriate forms.
Ensures all aircrew life support, survival and rescue-recovery equipment meets strict airworthiness standards through oversight of a program that involves extensive diagnostic testing and evaluation, inspection, calibration, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembly disassembly, and strict adherence to certification procedures.
Oversees work that requires the use of complex state-of-the-art diagnostic testers, computer based encryption systems, data bases, and specialty tools.
Oversees and performs pre-mission equipment certifications and conducts mission termination inspections.
Certifies signature forms and equipment records used to verify proper configuration and serviceability of aircrew equipment Conducts “Follow on Testing and Evaluation” of aircrew life support and aircrew chemical defense equipment to ensure compliance with flight safety and optimum performance standards.
Other duties as assigned.

The above duty description doesn’t contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by clicking the following link: (PD# D1727000).

Requirements
Conditions of Employment

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Military Grades:
MSgt/E-7 to SMSgt/E-8

Compatible Military Assignments:
1P091

Applicants need not be assigned to the position or possess the AFSC to apply or be considered for selection. Selected applicant must be assigned to a compatible Military position and attain AFSC within 1 year of appointment action.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

Must maintain membership in the WA National Guard for continued employment.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Experience, education, or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, or skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations, and keeping records. Experience using computer and automation systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE
:

Must have at least 36 months experience in applying principles, concepts, and methods of equipment, facility, or service operations sufficient in planning assignments. Experience using well-established occupational methods and techniques to determine facility, grounds, equipment overhaul, maintenance, restoration, repair needs, etc. Experience in determination of resource needs, allocation of resources, and budgeting/funding needs. Experience in human resources management policy matters affecting the entire organization, with personnel actions affecting key employees to include experience coordinating work forces and resources and negotiating with management or clients concerning problems. Experience in managing the function of the work to be performed. Experience which includes leading, directing and assigning work of personnel.

Education
Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Not Applicable. To receive credit for Education, you must provide transcripts or other documentation of proof to support your Educational claims.

Additional information

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).

Military Technicians are ineligible for enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these incentives.

Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.

Veteran’s preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709 (f).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The WA National Guard is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be filled without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, or political affiliation.

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.

Benefits

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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 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. You may also be excluded from consideration if you indicate that you are unwilling to accept the lower grade and a determination is made that you are not qualified at the higher grade. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Verbiage displayed on your resume or application must contain your own words. You may refer to position descriptions, as well as the general and specialized experience located within the vacancy announcement, to assist with describing work experiences; however, resumes or applications received in verbatim will not be considered. In your resume you will need to address the general and specialized experience listed above. Please use as much detail as needed, giving dates (months and years) of the experience, position title and how the experience was gained. This information is needed to determine if you are qualified for the position. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics). NOTE: You do not have to respond to the KSA’s separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA’s.

Comprehensive technical knowledge of life support equipment, management, and human relations skill sufficient to plan, set goals and standards, budget for the mission, and provide authoritative technical direction in carrying out the mission of the function.
Knowledge of performance characteristics, capabilities, and limitations of assigned aircraft; aircrew life saving and rescue-recovery equipment; USAF and Federal flying regulations; communications procedures; and other air operations to enable the incumbent to make appropriate decisions related to management of the ANG owned/operated/controlled life support equipment and facilities.
Knowledge of maintenance and safety issues as they relate to aviation life support and rescue-recovery and the ability to review work projects to ensure they are in compliance with existing safety standards, technical data and Air Force/Air National Guard instructions.
Ability to formulate and implement a variety of policies, procedures, and programs for the Aircrew Flight Equipment function.
Ability and skill to carry out the supervisory responsibilities of the position.
Skill in oral and written communications to prepare and present briefings, papers, staff reports, and training; coordinate planning efforts; manage functions activities, to effectively communicate requirements to subordinates, and to discuss and resolve issues of the organization.
Ability to independently analyze and resolve difficult issues and problems, to include those related to life support equipment, management processes, work methods, data management, and operational procedures.

Benefits

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Review our benefits

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.

Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.
To apply for this position, you are required to submit a complete Application Package which includes:

Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed

Resumes exceeding 25 pages will not be considered

Mil Form 174

For access to Required Documents please refer to:
http://mil.wa.gov/federal-human-resources

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants: Cover Letter, DD-214,SF-50, Driver’s License, and Transcript.

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.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 11/21/2022 to receive consideration. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in disqualification. 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. To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

Agency contact information
WA HRO Staffing Section

Phone
253-512-1376
Email
[email protected]

Address

141st Operations Support Squadron

1403 W Wainwright Blvd

Fairchild AFB, WA 99011-9413

US

Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. You are encouraged to reach out to our office to verify that all required application materials have successfully been uploaded prior to the announcement closing. 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.

Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
Reasonable accommodation policy
Financial suitability
Selective Service
New employee probationary period
Signature and false statements
Privacy Act
Social security number request

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you are required to submit a complete Application Package which includes:

Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed

Resumes exceeding 25 pages will not be considered

Mil Form 174

For access to Required Documents please refer to:
http://mil.wa.gov/federal-human-resources

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants: Cover Letter, DD-214,SF-50, Driver’s License, and Transcript.

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.

Help
This job is open to

National Guard & reserves
Current members, those who want to join or transitioning military members.

The public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency
Nationwide: All Members of the Washington Air National Guard, or U.S. Citizens willing to join the Washington Air National Guard

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