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Pay Range:
$58,517 to $76,073 / Per Year
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Apply by: 2018-03-16 Published: 1 week ago

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This is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position.

ARTs are part of the regular career civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service.

In addition, ARTs are required to maintain their active membership in the AF Reserve unit where assigned.

ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-09) or equivalent.

Specialized experience must include in-depth knowledge in special equipment, systems, aircraft, and aerospace physiology as it applies in the AE setting.

In depth knowledge of AET duties as they relate to aircraft capabilities and their configuration; AE missions; emergency equipment and oxygen; communications; current flying directives; interpretation of technical guidance; principles of treating and transporting wounded or ill in military aircraft; and knowledge of aggressive and survival procedures when accomplished with wounded or injured.

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-09 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

OR Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

OR LL.B. or JD, if related.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-09 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: 1. Knowledge of AE operations, principles, policies, procedures and a comprehensive knowledge of support programs, concepts, practices, and requirements relative to Air Force operations, medical, and readiness programs.

2. Knowledge in the special aeromedical equipment, aircraft systems as it pertains to patient care, and multiple aircraft systems are required for the assigned missions.

3. Knowledge of the theory of basic medical concepts as they apply to non-standard situations.

4. Knowledge of the types, capacities, and configuration of transport aircraft as it pertains to aeromedical evacuation; fundamental weight and balance factors related to special equipment requirements designed for AE airlift.

5. Knowledge on emergency medical and aircraft equipment and oxygen requirements.

Knowledge for patient care, electrical systems, current flying directives, interpretation of loading plans, applicable technical publications, and egress and survival procedures.

6. Knowledge of theory of aerial effects directly related to medical care and treatment of patients and aircraft systems operations.

Knowledge of analytical investigative statistical and accounting-type data analysis tools and techniques to develop and present analytical finding in a clear, concise, written and oral format.

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 is an Air Reserve Technician (ART) position.

ARTs are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay.

Air Reserve units and members; are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.

For additional information regarding ART positions and/or military qualifications, please call 1-800-257-1212.

Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the AF Reserve.

Retired military that have active AF Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position) on the application.

A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.

The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.

It 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, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable).

Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.

Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.