Aviation Safety Inspector Job at McGuire AFB, NJ in McGuire AFB, NJ
About the Position: This position is with the Army Reserve Aviation Command (ARAC), Aviation Support Facility (ASF) Dix East, located at McGuire
Air Force Base, New Jersey.
Organize, execute, and conduct the aviation safety program for an Army Reserve Aviation Support Facility (ASF)
Analyze information and prepare report of findings to include identifying causes, methods, and techniques to reduce, eliminate, or control the hazards and minimize the potential of recurrence.
Represent the ASF Supervisor in meetings and conferences relative to aviation safety matters to promote safety, resolve problems, and exchange information.
Independently plan and carry out aviation, facility and ground safety training programs to prepare airfield operations personnel in case of a safety incident.
Occasional travel – The business travel requirement is 10%.
Job family (Series)
1825 Aviation Safety
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position is subject to the Lautenberg Amendment/Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968.
This position is subject to Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
This position requires a medical examination prior to employment.
This position requires good distance vision in each eye and the ability to hear.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for an Aviation Safety Inspector in the 1825 series as outlined in the OPM qualification standards. The minimum eligibility requirements for this position are below or may be found on the following link: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule- qualification-standards/1800/aviation-safety-series-1825.
1. Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years;
2. Valid State driver’s license;
3. Fluency in the English language;
4. No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and
5. High school diploma or equivalent.
Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The minimum medical requirements include the following:
6. Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read, without train, printed materials the seize of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted);
7. Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); and
8. Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.
In addition, applicants for positions that require participation in the operation of the aircraft must:
9. Possess a valid second-class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations; and
10. Pass recurrent medical examinations as prescribed by the FAA.
In addition to meeting the minimum requirements, applicants for the GS-12 level must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level and must meet all of the following requirements:
11. At least 1 year of pilot experience in multi-engine aircraft of more than 12,500 maximum certificated takeoff weight;
12 Not more than 2 flying accidents during the last 5 years in which the applicant’s pilot error was involved;
13. Minimum 100 flight hours during the last 3 years;
14. Commercial Pilot Certificate with instrument rating;
15. Minimum 1,500 total flight hours.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes Making routine inspections of organizations for compliance with Federal Aviation, OSHA, DoD, Army Aviation and Army Reserve Regulations and policies. Instruct and evaluate (1) individual pilots by written and oral examinations or (2) mechanics by written and practical examinations. Train and educate on ground and aviation safety, proper handling of hazardous waste management (HAZMAT) and communication (HAZCOM). Apply regulations and safety standards that are well established and fully applicable. Plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the Safety and Occupational Health Program. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone-no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Safety and Health
Safety and Health Training and Education
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
This is a Career Program (CP) 12 – Safety position.
You may claim military spouse preference.
If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM’s Career Transition Resources website.
When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information.
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.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest.
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, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).
As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.
1. Your resume:
Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS 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 incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
This position requires a job-related license or certification. You MUST submit a copy of your license or certification with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses
NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person’s personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
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This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
About the Company
Company: McGuire AFB, NJ
Company Location: McGuire AFB, NJ