PUERTO RICO NATIONAL GUARD
AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Duty Location: 156th Airlift Wing Air Operations/OSS/OSL, Muiz ANGB, Carolina, PR
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This position require military membership in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard (PRANG).
If you are not a military member of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard you must contact the ANG Recruiting and Retention Superintendent (RRS) Office at extension 1713 or to request a Military Basic Requirement (MBR).
If the MBR certification is not submitted, your application will not be screened
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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. Possess or be able to acquire a SECRET security clearance.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Continued employment in this position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the mandatory training specifically identified for the position.
Individual selected must enroll in the Department of Defense Direct Deposit / Electronic Fund Transfer Pay Program.
Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.
In order to achieve compatibility prior to effective date of personnel action, individual selected must be eligible for military assignment to a paragraph and line number in one of the following AFSC 1P0X1.
In order to qualify for above mentioned AFSC(s) you must comply with mandatory entry requirements contained in Air Force Manual AFMAN 36-2108, Enlisted Classification or AFMAN 36-2105, Officer Classification, as applicable.
If selected for this position who is not qualified in one of the mentioned AFSC, MUST submit to HRO, before date of appointment, the correct military paperwork/application to attend the technical training school required to be AFSC Qualified.
If selectee fails to process the school application and does not successfully graduate from the school, he/she will be terminated from the technician program for failure to meet the compatibility standards and receive a 30 days notice of separation.
This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
This position require military membership in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard (PRANG). If you are not a military member of the PRANG (i.e. member of the PR Army NG, civilian, active duty Airman, prior service, Airman member from another state, reservist, IRR, State Guard, etc.), you must contact the ANG Recruiting and Retention Superintendent (RRS) Office at Ext 1713 or o request the PRANG Military Basic Requirements (MBR) Certification. Instructions to request such certification are available at If the MBR certification is not submitted, your application will not be screened.
AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:
Area 1 = All permanent Enlisted employees (NG T32/NG T5) within Puerto Rico Air National Guard
Area 2 = All indefinite Enlisted employees (NG T32/NG T5) within Puerto Rico Air National Guard
Area 5 = Enlisted members of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard
Area 6 = Applicants who meet all requirements to become member of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. (If the MBR certification is not submitted, your application will not be screened.)
First round consideration will be given to Area 1 Candidates. (All other Areas will be screened only in the event that there are no qualified or recommended Candidates)
To prevent a grade inversion, military rank allowed for this position will be determined at the final evaluation of the vacancy announcement considering the military rank of the supervisor.
Acceptance of any military technician position may cause the termination of entitlements and eligibility for all military bonuses and student loan repayments. For further information you must contact the appropriate military Education Office.
As a AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (D1867000), WU-4818-10, you will provide diagnostic, analytical, calibration, investigative research, troubleshooting, in-depth inspections, quality control inspections, certification, testing, evaluation, and maintenance or overhaul of all aircrew life support and chemical defense equipment. Provides formal academic classroom and technical instruction to all pilots/aircrew on all initial and continuation instruction to ensure aircrew survival ability under peacetime or combat operations. Responds and participates as an Air Force aircraft mishap board representative in investigating life support equipment failures/malfunctions associated with mishaps.
Work is usually completed while standing or sitting and may be for extended periods of time. Considerable amount of stooping, bending, or kneeling is necessary as well as working in cramped areas and on ladders and scaffolds. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts heavier items with assistance.
Work is primarily in adequately heated, lighted, and ventilated shops. Occasional work outside is necessary and may be performed under complex conditions and or mission constraints to include extreme weather conditions, night operations, etc. Such work may be performed on the flight line or during field training events. Hazards include eye, respiratory, explosive munitions, pyrotechnics actuating devices and high pressure cylinders, and skin irritation from adhesives, solvents, silicones and epoxies, oxygen, oxidizers and lithium batteries. The incumbent is frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises, punctures, and abrasions from handling sharp tools and electrical shock when testing components, and irritation from materials treated with special finishes. The incumbent is subject to a substantial amount of noise from sewing machines and oxygen cylinders, vibration from tools and machines. Dust and lint from fabrics and fumes and odors from glues, preservatives, and cleaners may be present.
You will lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information/documents requested on the vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met the required GENERAL and SPECIALIZED experience. Experiences copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and will disqualify you from the position. National Guard military (part-time) service is considered as full-time experience when evaluated against the qualification requirements. The applicant is credited with actual number of months the member has been in the National Guard provided such service is related to the position to be filled.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education or training which demonstrates the applicant's knowledge of materials and equipment used in the line of work such as helmets, torso harness assemblies, parachutes, survival equipment, oxygen masks, night vision goggles, etc., ability to understand written instructions and to use reference materials and manuals.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must possess more than EIGHTEEN (18) months of specialized experience performing or supervising duties such as inspecting, testing, calibrating, certifying, diagnostic evaluating, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembling and disassembling all aircrew life support equipment, aircrew chemical/biological defense equipment, and aircraft ejection/non-ejection systems; conducting FOT&E (Follow on Test and Evaluation) of aircrew life support and aircrew chemical defense equipment; planning, organizing, developing, directing, implementing, evaluating, and conducting SERE Training activities; managing, monitoring, and conducting inventories of all Life Support munitions/ammunition assets, forecasting time change requirements, removing and installing all munitions.
Selectee must attend water and land survival schools, the Life Support instructor course, and the aircraft accident reporting course within 18 months of the effective date of the personnel action as a condition to continue of employment.
Must obtain and maintain Materials Handling license for equipment utilized in the assignment and be certified and remain current in Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA).
Evidence of the enrollment must be submitted to HRO within 30 days of the effective date of the personnel action. Failure to comply with the established time frame will be basis for removal from employment.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Study successfully completed in a college university, technical or vocational school may be substituted at the rate of one academic year of study (30 semester's hours or 20 classroom hours of instruction per week) for 6 months of specialized experience. Courses must be directly related to the work of the position. Copy of student transcripts (showing conferred Degree) or training certificates must be included in order to receive credit for education. Unofficial transcripts from internet or with alterations will not be considered. To receive credit for education the information must be included in the education section of the Resume.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency .
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 .
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, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):Administration and Management
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1.Online USAJOBS Resume (mandatory) Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.
2.Online Questionnaire (mandatory).
3.Student transcript (if applicable, showing conferred Degre).
4.Additional documentation (if required in the vacancy announcement).
Additional information is available at our web site: local intranet address or outside Internet address
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
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