Air National Guard Airplane Flight Instructor, GS-2181-13, O1-O5, 16-234T in Tucson, Arizona

Air National Guard
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Tucson, AZ
Work Schedule is Full Time - Indefinite

Opened Monday 8/29/2016 (59 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 12/12/2016 (46 day(s) away)

Job Overview




The mission of the Arizona National Guard Full-Time Force is to maintain properly trained and equipped units available for prompt mobilization for war, national or state emergency. For information about membership call: (602) 267-2311 (AIR).

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED – This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted 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.

Open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard, in the rank ofO-1 to O-5*.* Applicants will maintain their current military assignment.

This job announcement is for employment as an Arizona Air National Guard Technician; a Federal/ Excepted Civil Service position. This is a dual-status technician job whereby you are required to maintain active membership in a National Guard unit/wing and are required to wear the military uniform at the workplace.


This position is located at the 162nd Wing unit level in the ANG Aviation Wing, Operations Group at selected Air Combat Command (ACC) and Air Education Training Command (AETC) gained flying units in the Air National Guard (ANG). The primary purpose of the position is to provide ground and flight instruction in high performance unit military fighter aircraft, F-16 weapon systems. In addition to flying training responsibilities, flight instructors perform assignments related to the operational readiness of their unit and administrative tasks in support of the Operations Group program.

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

APPOINTMENT FACTORS :This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members and those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard.Individual selected will receive an Indefinite Appointment

and may be converted to permanent based on availability of funds or position no longer being encumbered



Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and must possess the following AFSC : 011F3H

Max Military Grade:*O-5/Lt Col*


Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.

Must be qualified F-16 4ship Flight Lead, NVG Qual, and current in the F-16.

Must possess AFSC. Recruitment incentive may be authorized. Relocation incentive may be available

This vacant position has been reviewed by the position management plan and I certify it to be accurately described and necessary.

Must have TS Security Clearance

Point of Contact Information:

Lt Col Collin Coatney-

DSN:844-6295 or commercial 520-2956295


MSgt Celina Rodriguez-

DSN 844-6021 or 520-295-6021

QUALIFICATION:**Airplane Flight Instructor, GS-2181-13, O1-O5

Specialized Experience: Must possess at least 36 months experience, which indicates the ability to provide ground and flight instruction in order to upgrade pilot skills to obtain maximum performance in the unit-equipped (UE) aircraft; have a minimum of 470 F-16 hours and demonstrated prior flying experience allowing members to complete demanding FTU IPUG after a short seasoning period.


  1. Knowledge of airplane systems and procedures under normal, instrument and emergency conditions.

  2. Ability to provide preflight briefings in the followings areas: intelligence, mission planning, weather factors and mission objectives.

  3. Ability to review and analyze directives, regulations, accident reports, flying safety publications and airfield conditions.

  4. Ability to plan, develop and implement unit-flying schedules.

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

Known Promotion Potential: None


For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED and must be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURES:



  • Resume or Optional Form 612

  • Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment* (WITH SIGNATURE)*

  • AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSA's in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

Additional Supporting Documentation: Report of Individual Personnel (RIP), other documentation that shows AFSC/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed above Option A.

To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Security Clearance

Top Secret

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire: If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.**


The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees:

This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal Employees:**

Other Information

1. If you are a current excepted service Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility,you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

2. All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at .

3.* Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office.* You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

Salary Range: $84,561.00 to $109,934.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-2181-13/13

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 449031500

Job Announcement Number: AZ16-234T-1789267