Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER in Hope Hull, Alabama
This National Guard position is for an AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER, Position Description Number D1992 and is part of the AL AASF #1, National Guard.
ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Alabama Army 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 Alabama Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Alabama Army National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
This position is located in the Aviation Life Support function, ARNG Aviation Support Facility. Provides control, inspection and certification, testing, evaluation and maintenance or overhaul of Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE). Provides initial and continuation instruction in the following ALSE subject categories: environmental life support and protective subsystems, over water survival equipment, escape and descent life support subsystems, survival recovery life support subsystem, global survival, aircrew chemical decontamination procedures and aircrew chemical defense task qualification training. Documents and maintains records of ALSE crewmember training.
EXCEPTED POSITION: Alabama Army National Guard membership required. POSITION STATUS: NON-MERIT LOCATION: AASF #1, HOPE HULL, AL SELECTING OFFICIAL: MAJ C. GARDNER
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AREA OF CONSIDERATION FOR ALABAMA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD POSITION: AREA 1: All permanent Alabama Army National Guard civilian excepted technicians currently employed. AREA 2:All drill status/M-day personnel in the Alabama Army National Guard. AREA 3: All U.S. citizens or individuals eligible for membership in the Alabama Army National Guard.
As an AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER, you will perform the following duties: (1) Inspects, tests, certifies, repairs, assembles and maintains 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. Issues, fits and adjusts ALSE. Schedules and maintains inspection and accountability documentation on ALSE and weapons. (2) Instructs crewmembers in all categories of ALSE. Instructs 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. Instructs aircrew and other personnel in procedures and techniques for ground and air egress, hanging harness and personnel lowering devices, water ditching and water survival. Instructs 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. (3) Certifies initial and continuation training of aircrew and other personnel. Certifies ALSE requirements for all missions; ensures aircraft are properly configured with proper types and numbers of ALSE dependent on destination and mission being flown. (4) Performs other duties as assigned. PLEASE SEE HRO FOR COMPLETE POSITION DESCRIPTION.
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4818 Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Repair
Conditions of Employment
- NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
- This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
- 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.
- 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.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Alabama Army National Guard recruiter at 800-464-8273 prior to applying for this position.
Military Requirements:Military skill set is determined by MOS requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the MOS. Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.
Military Grade:Only applicants within the military grade listed below will be considered. Maximum Military Rank: CW2 (to include all Enlisted) Compatible Military Assignments: ECMF: 15, 92; EMOS: 68A, 68W; WMOS: 153H2 *Other Requirements:For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Each applicant must fully substantiate (in his/her own words) that he/she meets the requirements of the Specialized Experience listed below: Otherwise, the applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. DO NOT COPY THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that has provided the candidate with the skill to remove and replace aircraft parts, accessories, and components, and to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications. Must be skilled in the use of hand tools and test equipment. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess at least 18 months experience in each of the following tasks: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.
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AL AASF 1 4643 Bobby W Hogan Dr Hope Hull, AL US
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Open & closing dates: 02/21/2018 to 03/23/2018
Salary: $26.38 to $30.76 per hour
Pay scale & grade: WG 10
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent - NON-MERIT