Participates in the data gathering, analysis, and flight inspection of navigational aids (NAVAIDS) and instrument flight procedures (IFPs).
Recommending certification, restrictions, or removal of NAVAIDS and IFPs from service in support of the national airspace system (NAS) or under the authority of the FAA.Amendment Date: 03/14/2018Amendment Note: Amends the Who May Apply section to include VRABusiness Component: Air Traffic Organization, Flight Program Operations, Flight Inspection Field Operations (FIFO) Sub-Team, AJW-3334
Reference OPM Individual Occupational Requirement for FG-2181, Aircraft Operation Series.
Eligible candidates will be evaluated based on their responses within the application package and Supplemental Qualifications Statement, FAA Form 3330.47-3 ASIP (10/98).
Candidates will also be evaluated based on their possession of the specialized experience required for the position being filled.
Applicants who do not meet the specialized experience required for this position will not be referred.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE - Applicants must reflect at least 52 weeks specialized experience at the next lower level in or related to the duties of this position.
This experience should reflect knowledge of flight operations.
Applicants must demonstrate that they have the certificates, knowledge, and skills required for the work of an Airspace System Inspection Pilot and meet the minimum flight hours and recency of flight experience required as indicated below.To qualify for the FG-13, applicants must be a certified flight inspector having authority to certify, restrict, or remove NAVAIDS and IFPs from service in the NAS.CERTIFICATES AND RATINGS - All applicants must possess either a valid Commercial pilot certificate with airplane, multi-engine land AND instrument ratings OR an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate with multi-engine land rating.
*Selected candidates without an ATP certificate will be required to successfully complete the ATP written exam within 60 days of appointment.* In addition, all applicants must possess either a valid first or second-class medical certificate.
*Selected candidates must obtain a first class medical certificate prior to appointment.*TOTAL FLIGHT TIME - 1500 Hours Flight time as a pilot in command or copilot in aircraft of any weight or category is creditable for this requirement.
For inservice placement actions, up to one-fourth of the total flight hours may be waived for candidates who have demonstrated possession of the knowledge and skills needed to perform the work, provided: 1) applicant holds the required certificates and ratings; 2) applicant has acquired the pilot-in-command hours and flight hours in other categories essential to performance of the work; 3) applicant meets the requirements in terms of level and quality of experience; and 4) applicant's flying history indicates they are qualified for the position.PILOT-IN-COMMAND TIME - 250 Hours Only flight hours acquired as pilot-in-command are creditable.NIGHT FLYING TIME - 75 Hours For inservice placement actions, 25 hours may be waived if the applicant demonstrates the ability to perform the work.FLYING TIME, LAST 12 MONTHS - 100 Hours For inservice placement actions, up to one-half of the flight hours may be waived provided the applicants total background reflects the ability to perform the duties of the position safely.MULTIENGINE AIRPLANE TIME - 500 Hours Experience may have been in either light or heavy multi-engine airplanes.INSTRUMENT TIME - 75 Hours At least 10 of the required hours must have been logged in actual instrument weather.
The balance may have been acquired in a flight simulator or as other types of instrument flight time; e.g., hood instrument.FLIGHT CHECK - A pre-employment flight test is required, except for previous FG-2181, Airspace System Inspection Pilots, who have flown under Flight Program Operations Air Operator Certificate within the last 24 months.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.Applicants should include specialized experience in their Work History.Applicants may be asked to verify information on their application for employment with the FAA.
You may also be considered for this vacancy based on eligibility under the 30% or More Disabled Veteran Program, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment, and Persons with Disabilities/Persons with Targeted Disabilities.
To be considered for one of these special hiring authorities, you must identify your eligibility in your questionnaire in the Applicant-Preferred Conditions of Employment section.
In addition, you must submit documentation that provides evidence of eligibility as indicated in the Required Documents section of the announcement.If you are requesting consideration for any of the special hiring authorities, you must submit the following documentation:30% or More Disabled Veteran Program: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred), and supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from branch of the Armed Forces certifying to the present existence of the veteran's service-connected disability.Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (FG-11 Only): You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred).
Applicants claiming 10-point preference must provide supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as, an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the present existence of the veteran's service-connected disability before preference is awarded.Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Targeted Disabilities Appointment: You must provide proof of disability documentation (i.e. Schedule A Letter) that:May be a letter or other documentation on official stationery/letterhead with an official signature.Clearly states that you are eligible for appointment under the PWD/PWTD hiring authority or a Schedule A appointment authority as outlined in 5 CFR Section 213.3102(u).Does not need to detail the specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation.