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  • **NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: **This is an excepted service position and as such requires active membership in the Alaska Air National Guard, be assigned to a compatible military assignment and wear of the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not a current member of the Alaska Air National Guard must be eligible for immediate enlistment or appointment if selected for this position. For enlistment/appointment information, contact (907) 644-8033.
    **Opened Area(s) of Consideration: ** 1, 2, 3
    **PDCN: ** D1867000
    **Selecting Supervisor: **Jennifer Beckley
    Ensures all aircrew flight equipment meets strict airworthiness criteria and that it will sustain combat operations/readiness by inspecting, testing, calibrating, certifying, diagnostic evaluating, troubleshooting, repairing/replacing, assembling and disassembling all Aircrew Flight Equipment, aircrew chemical/biological defense equipment, and aircraft ejection/non-ejection systems. Clears Red X symbols on aircraft forms, aircraft/aircrew electronic communications equipment, and aircraft-oxygen related systems. Certifies Aircrew Flight Equipment requirements for all missions; and ensures aircraft are properly configured with proper types and numbers of Aircrew Flight Equipment dependent on destination and mission being flown. Certifies by signature forms and equipment records the proper configuration and serviceability of aircraft installed equipment. Conducts FOT&E; (Follow on Test and Evaluation) of Aircrew Flight Equipment and aircrew chemical defense equipment to ensure flight safety and optimum performance standards. Makes suggestions and recommendations to change processes and procedures related to technical material governing equipment and practices. Forecasts, requisitions and stores life support equipment and supplies to include multiple munitions types. Conducts weapons (9MM & M-16) and ammunition inspections and issue/turn-in procedures during operational contingencies/exercises. Aircrew Flight Equipment includes the following items: Specialized Flying Helmets with sophisticated Helmet-Mounted devices such as Flying Helmet-Mounted Display Unit with a built in electronics Heads-up-Display System which requires diagnostic evaluations, calibrations and inspections on the entire system to ensure daily mission and combat readiness is sustained; Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System, with an advanced forward-looking electronics and cathode package supporting the pilots look down/shoot down capability; multiple Laser Eye Protection Systems; Nuclear Flash Blindness Goggles; Night Vision Goggles/Panoramic Night Vision Goggles with additional fiber-optic inverters, photo cathodes, phosphor, micro-channel plates to amplify the electron image; Night Vision evasion scopes, Survival Kit/Vest, electronic signaling devices and life saving survival components to include Personnel Recovery Survival Radios with installed Global Positioning Systems and Programmable Classified/Non-Classified UHF/VHF Frequencies; SARSAT/SATCOM communication transceivers; Quick Draw electronic surveillance and interrogation equipment; Base Station-2 SARSAT/SATCOM CSAR chart plotter, Personnel Locator Beacons; Global Positioning Systems; Infrared Signaling Devices; Rescue Strobe Lights; Pyrotechnics and various other survival items; Combined Advanced Technology Enhanced Design "G" Ensemble (COMBAT EDGE) system which is a Positive Pressure for G (PBG) and oxygen system for acceleration (+4 to +9) protection at altitudes of 50,000 ft; Multiple Oxygen Mask Systems with Explosive Passive Anti Drowning Devices installed for incapacitated aircrew/passengers upon water entry; and multiple Life Sustaining Flotation Systems (Life Rafts/Life Preservers) which use self-inflating systems and explosive devices for incapacitated aircrew/passengers upon water entry. Responsible for inspecting, repairing and packing personnel, deceleration, and cargo drop parachutes, life rafts and life vests. Utilizes a variety of complex state of the art diagnostic testers/systems/specialty tools to include: Helmet Head-Up Display Unit Test Set; Combined Aircrew System Test Set; Electronic Radio Testers TS-4317 and TS-24/B; Quick draw and Suitcase Interrogators with UHF/Global Positioning Systems/Encryption technologies which interrogate Recovery Survival Radios; Night Vision Goggle Calibration 126 Tester which calibrates diopter settings/columniation/Goggle Gain and Drain; Infinity Focus Infrared 20/20 Tester; Optic Nitrogen Purge Kit Systems; Pressure Breathing Oxygen Flight Ensemble Test Set (TTU-529); Global Positioning Position Systems with Computer Program Interface; Multi-Meters with multiple ohm resistors; Micrometers; Precision Calipers, and Electrical Circuitry Test Consoles to ensure systems are calibrated to Technical Orders (T.O.'s) and factory specifications. Performs precision soldering on flexible circuit boards ensuring serviceability of Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System, Helmet Mounted Display Units, Night Vision Goggles, Panoramic Night Vision Goggles, Electro-Optical Systems, and Recovery Survival Radios. Works with numerous specialty tools such as: Sensitive inch ounce/pound Torque Wrenches, Torque/Spanner Wrenches, etc. Operates specialized laser systems. Attends operator/maintenance level laser courses. Conducts in-depth and quality control inspections to diagnose the nature and extent of equipment malfunction and to determine whether equipment may be economically repaired or declared unserviceable. Performs other duties as assigned.
    * Bargaining Unit: Bargaining
    * APPOINTMENT FACTORS: Excepted/Enlisted in the Alaska Air National Guard.
    * MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: If you are selected for this position, you will be required to become a member of the Alaska Air National Guard and be assigned to a compatible military assignment in the following AFSCs: 1P0X1.
    * MILITARY GRADE REQUIREMENT: Due to the nature of this position, the minimum military grade requirement is Technical Sergeant (TSgt/E6) and maximum military grade is Master Sergeant (MSgt/E7).
    **- Direct Deposit Program: ** If selected for technician position with the Alaska National Guard, you will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. (Salary will be automatically deposited to bank/credit union account).
    **- Military Bonuses And Student Loan Repayment Program: ** If you are selected for this position, you should always check with your servicing incentive manager (AKARNG - J1 or AKANG - Retention Office) to verify how accepting this position will affect your entitlement prior to considering an offer of employment.
    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
    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, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:
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* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
This National Guard position is for a AIRCRAFT SURVIVAL FLIGHT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER, Position Description Number **D1867000**and is part of the Alaska Air National Guard.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!
**Area 1 -** AKNG permanent or indefinite technicians, excepted or competitive civil service currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
**Area 2 -**All Traditional Guard or Active Guard Reserves (AGR) members currently employed with the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
**Area 3 -**All other current military members who are eligible to join the Alaska Air National Guard.
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### Responsibilities
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - Training, TDY's, etc...
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
* #### Job family (Series)
4818 Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Repair
* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* Alaska Air National Guard membership is required.
* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
* Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
* U.S. Citizenship and Secret Clearance is required.
### Qualifications
***GENERAL EXPERIENCE*** is experience or training which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of materials and equipment used in the line of work (helmets, torso harness assemblies, parachutes, survival equipment). Ability to understand written instructions and to use reference materials and manuals.
**SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE** is experience which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.
**WG-10-**Experience or training which has demonstrated knowledge of aviation life support equipment. Experience reading and interpreting military manuals. Experience in supply procedures and property accountability. Experience collecting information and presenting it to various sized groups. Experience in planning a functional shop maintenance program is essential.
Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Your experience will be evaluated on the basis of duties performed. Your record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.
### Education
### Additional information
**- If you are a current Federal employee or former Federal employee**, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50. You may submit your most recent performance appraisal.
**- The National Guard is exempt from the Veterans Preference Act.** Submission of a copy of your DD-214 is not required unless you are hired for technician position.
**- If you are a male applicant** who was born after 12/31/59 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 Alternate Application.
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### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application/resume will be made to determine your Area of Consideration (AOC) and to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and minimum job requirements. Your initial rating will be based on your responses to the questionnaire in this document. This process measures the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position. Your final rating will be based on our evaluation of your responses, as verified through a review of your resume and other supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility and rating.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
1. Your **resume** showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. **Questionnaire**
3. **Any additional documentation you wish to submit for consideration
* Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.
* Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).
* Country of Citizenship.
* If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.
* High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.
* Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.
* Major field(s) of study.
* Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.
**Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of

job descriptions):**
* Job title.
* Duties and accomplishments.
* Number of hours per week.
* Employer's name and address.
* Supervisor's name and phone number.
* Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.
* Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).
* Salary.
**Other Qualifications:**
* Job-related training courses (title and year).
* Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)
* Job related certificates and licenses.
* Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.)
**Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.**
#### 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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
? To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
? Follow the prompts to **select your resume and/or other supporting documents**to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
? After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and **click to continue with the application process**.
? You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: -to/application/status/.
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### Agency contact information
### Lucy Dieterich
##### Phone
(907) 428-6462
##### Email
##### Address
Alaska Air National Guard
P.O Box 5800
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### Next steps
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application. Referral to the hiring official will be IAW our agency Merit Promotion Plan and current Labor agreement. Qualified applicants may be further evaluated by a ranking panel. Referred candidates will be further evaluated and interviewed by a selection panel.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
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.
*Open & closing dates:* 05/24/2018 to 06/25/2018
*Salary:* $32.74 to $38.20 per hour
*Pay scale & grade:* WG 10
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent

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