The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is currently looking for Pilots to serve as civilian simulator pilot instructors. These positions serve at and support the mission of the 47th Student Squadron at Laughlin AFB, near Del Rio, Texas. (http://www.laughlin.af.mil/)
Living in Del Rio: http://www.drchamber.com/
These positions are open to current FAA Certified pilots (or those holding the appropriate military rating) who are US Military Veterans, Current or Prior Federal Employees, or to those who meet the other eligibilities listed at the USAJOBS.gov posting found by clicking the link to apply.
Responsibilities · Applying aviator experience, serves as an academic and simulator instructor for students in Undergraduate Flying Training (UFT). · Monitor and evaluate student progress and performance. · Perform other duties related to accomplishment of the unit operational and training mission.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet the qualifications below. Applications must be submitted at the USAJOBS.gov announcement. You will be directed to that link by clicking the apply button on this posting.
If you intend to apply, please send an email with subject line “Instructor Pilot” to firstname.lastname@example.org, or share your profile with us before completing your application. Our recruiters will contact you to provide additional information and guidance regarding the position and application process.
Possess a current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificates and/or appropriate military ratings and possess the knowledge and skills required for the position
NOTE: If you are establishing eligibility based on flight experience you must provide official orders, forms, or logbooks showing your status as a rated military pilot, flight instructor, or flight examiner, as appropriate.
Minimum Flight Hour Requirements:
1500 Total Flight Hours; 250 Pilot-In-Command Hours; 75 Night Flying Hours; 75 flight hours of Instrument Time (at least 10 hours must be in actual instrument conditions); and 500 Instructor Time Flight Hours. NOTE: You must submit proof of Flight Hours.
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 aircraft systems and operating procedures; aerodynamics, flying fundamentals, aircraft instrumentation, ground and flight emergency procedures, and instrument and visual flight rules, as well as knowledge of training aircraft, and of the operation, characteristics, and limitations of the corresponding aircraft simulator.
2. Knowledge of the methods, principles, practices, and programs related to curriculum development, instructional techniques, and training resources.
3. Skill in the use of a variety of computer applications and software, to include simulator systems sufficient to meet desired learning objectives.
4. Skill in demonstrating flying 'procedures and maneuvers in an aircraft simulator.
5. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing to include classroom instruction before large and small audiences.
6. Ability to teach multiple academic courses while using computer based teaching aides.
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
A security clearance may be required
Subject to pre-employment physical
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Position may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing
Requires travel away from the normal duty station by aircraft or vehicle
Position may require working weekends, evenings, and holidays
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Incentive for Prior Non-Federal Work Experience or Active Duty towards service dates
Additional Salary Information: This is a federal government service position, grade GS-12
Relocation Expenses and Recruitment Incentives May be Offered
Internal Number: 5E-AFPC-10055341-044399-D
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