POSITION TITLE: Rescue Pilot HC-130J (THIS IS A DRILL STATUS POSITION) UPT
Pilots rescue aircraft and commands crews to accomplish combat, training, and other missions. Related DoD Occupational Group: 220300.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION FACTORS:
Selection for this position will be made without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, or national origin.
Applicants are subject to review by the FSS and as mandatory requirements are met, as outlined in applicable regulations, applicants must meet an Officer Screening and Interview Board (OSIB).
The requirements and qualifications prescribed in this announcement are the minimum for nomination for appointment consideration. Appointment is not assured merely by meeting these requirements. Persons considered must further qualify with requirements outlined in applicable regulations.
Applicant must be less than 33 years old upon entering Undergraduate Pilot Training. Must satisfactorily complete an appointment physical. Must qualify for a Top Secret security clearance. Applicants must be able to meet all requirements PRIOR to submission of package, to include: obtaining a passing score on the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT), meeting the Air Force Fitness standards as well as the Weight and Body Fat standards.
MANDATORY SCHOOL & TRAINING:
Upon selection, candidate must attend Total Force Officer Training (TFOT), 40 training days at Maxwell AFB, then complete the Initial Flight Screening, 30 days. To be awarded AFSC 11H2J, completion of transition and operational training in the HC-130J aircraft include: Air Force Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, 6 months. Operational Aircraft Training, 6 months. Mission Qualification, 5 months. Combat & Water Survival Training, 45 days and required Mision Essential Skills Training.
For entry into this specialty, an undergraduate degree is required. Specialization in physical sciences, mathematics, administration, or management is desirable.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans and prepares for mission. Reviews mission tasking, intelligence, and weather information. Supervises mission planning, preparation and filing of flight plan, and crew briefing. Ensures aircraft is preflight, inspected, loaded, equipped, and manned for mission.
Pilots’ aircraft and commands crew. Operates aircraft controls and equipment. Performs, supervises, or directs navigation, in-flight refueling, rescue operations and cargo and passenger delivery.
Conducts or supervises training of crewmembers. Ensures operational readiness of crew by conducting or supervising mission specific training.
Develops plans and policies, monitors operations, and advises commanders. Assists commanders and performs staff functions related to this specialty.
Knowledge is mandatory of theory of flight, air navigation, meteorology, flying directives, aircraft operating procedures, and mission tactics.
For upgrade to AFSCs 11H2X/3X, Unit Commander determines proficiency based on performance, experience, and completion of minimum training requirements. For award of AFSC 11H3X, certification of aircraft commander qualification by appropriate operations authority.
An Officer Screening and Interviewing Board (OSIB) will convene to interview all eligible applicants. Applicants will be informed in writing, or telephonically, of date and time to appear.
Applicants will prepare and forward one copy of the AF Form 24, Application of Appointment as Reserve of the Air Force or USAF Without Component, Copy of AFOQT Scores, Resume, Up to 3 Letters of Recommendation suggested, Current Official College Transcripts, Record of Separation/Discharge from the US Armed Forces (if applicable), Records Review RIP (if applicable), and Results of Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS) and Pilot Candidate Selection Method (PCSM).
Questions may be directed to TSgt Joseph Cacoperdo at 631-723-7343 or send an e-mail to: email@example.com.
Applications will be accepted by email only and must be received before the close out date of this announcement.
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