AIR TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
GEORGIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD
Technician Announcement # This position is also Opening Date: Closing Date:
announced on AGR Vacancy
ACW 2011-67 Announcement 10 August 2011 31 August 2011
Position (Title, Series, Grade) Location Area of Consideration
Aircrew Survival Flight 116 ACW ***See area of Consideration***
ROBINS AFB, GA
(116 Operations Group)
**This is an Indefinite
Position that may become
permanent at a later date
Type of Appointment Military Requirement Salary
Excepted Enlisted $22.59 to $26.34 pa
THE GEORGIA NATIONAL GUARD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment without regard to
race, color, national origin, gender, political affiliations, handicap or any other
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This position is located in the Aircrew Life Support function,
Air Operations Division. The position provides 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.
***Area of Consideration***
1. Area One - The first area of consideration will be to Georgia National Guard Technicians assigned
to the 116th.
2. Area Two – Open to anyone eligible for membership in the Georgia Air National Guard.
Qualifications: In order to be found qualified; applicants need to be able to show how they possess the
General and Specialized experience requirements. Failure to demonstrate these experience requirements
may result in disqualification. AFSC/MOS, position description, job title, series, and grade WILL NOT
qualify an applicant.
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.
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.
APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FURTHER
EVALUATED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND
ABILITIES (KSAs), WHICH ARE CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL TO PERFORM THE
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION.
1. Knowledge and understanding of all aircrew flight and chemical/biological equipment utilized by
the unit’s aircrew to ensure equipment meets air worthiness criteria. Operate within specified
tolerances and in the proper sequence, are mission ready to support requirements of day-to-day
operations as well as sustained critical combat operations.
2. Ability and certification to plan, organize, develop, direct, implement, conduct and evaluate
formal academic classroom and technical instruction on a wide variety of aircrew flight
equipment topics to provide initial and recurring training for all aircrew and passengers.
3. Ability to inspect, test, calibrate, evaluate, troubleshoot, disassemble, repair, overhaul, assemble,
replace as necessary and issue aircrew flight equipment and parts.
4. Ability to install, remove and inspect all aircrew flight equipment on unit aircraft.
5. Ability to utilize a variety of complex, state of the art diagnostic testers, systems and special tools
to test, troubleshoot and repair equipment utilized by the unit.
6. Knowledge of materials handling, inventorying, supply procedures to store and maintain
adequate supplies of aircrew flight equipment parts to include hazardous materials.
7. Knowledge and understanding of all floatation equipment. Ability to evaluate, troubleshoot,
disassemble, repair, overhaul, assemble, replace as necessary all parts and materials on rafts, life
preservers and anti-exposure suits.
Must possess a current, valid driver’s license. Failure to self-certify this information on the
application may be grounds for disqualification of the applicant. Physical evidence does not
have to be presented with the application. Current driver’s license may be from states other than
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE;
Study successfully completed in a technical or vocational school (as evidenced by
appropriate certificate of completion/diploma), may be substituted for experience (30
semester hours/20 classroom hours per week for 6 months of experience. Care should
be taken; however, that credit is based on the quality of the course content, the formal
classroom and actual shop work combination and length of course.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP AND COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
AFTER AN APPLICANT IS SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION AND PRIOR TO
THE APPLICANT BEING PLACED IN THE TECHNICIAN POSITION, HE/SHE
MUST BECOME A MEMBER OF THE GEORGIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD
AND BE ASSIGNED TO: THE 116 ACW in AN ENLISTED POSITION IN
AFSC 1P051. THE INDIVIDUAL SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION MUST
REPORT FOR DUTY ON THE DATE DETERMINED BY THE SELECTING
OFFICIAL, NORMALLY WITHIN 15 DAYS OF THE OFFER OF
EMPLOYMENT. EXTENSIONS TO THESE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
MAY BE GRANTED BY THE SELECTING OFFICIAL WITH HRO
CONCURRENCE FOR UNIQUE CIRCUMSTANCES SUCH AS GUARD
MEMBERS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY, PALACE CHASE, ETC. FAILURE
TO ABIDE BY THESE REPORTING REQUIREMENT TERMS WILL RESULT
IN WITHDRAWAL OF THE OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT.
THE WEARING OF THE AIR FORCE UNIFORM PRESCRIBED BY AFI 36-
2903 IS REQUIRED FOR INCUMBENTS OF THIS POSITION. ACCEPTANCE
OF THIS POSITION CONSTITUTES CONCURRENCE WITH THIS
REQUIREMENT AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: IF APPLICABLE, CANDIDATES
MUST BE ABLE TO ATTAIN/MAINTAIN SECURITY CLEARANCES
REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION AND/OR AS DIRECTED BY THE AGENCY.
PREPLACEMENT MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: PRIOR TO PLACEMENT IN
THIS POSITION, THE SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO THE
MEDICAL TESTS INDICATED BELOW AT THE EXPENSE OF THE
GOVERNMENT. MEDICAL TESTS WILL BE USED TO DETERMINE
FITNESS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT.
-FOR WAGE GRADE POSITIONS ONLY: UPON REVIEW OF STANDARD FORM 78
(CERTIFICATE OF MEDICAL EXAMINATION). THE STATEMENT WILL BE USED TO
DETERMINE THE FITNESS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT. UPON REVIEWING
THE STATEMENT, THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER MAY APPROVE THE SELECTEE
FOR APPOINTMENT, REQUIRE ADDITIONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION OR THE
SELECTEE MAY BE FOUND MEDICALLY UNFIT TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF THE
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Selected applicant will be required to participate in the
Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer Program.
1. Submit a completed Optional Form 612 (Optional Application for
Federal Employment), OR
2. Submit a complete Resume as prescribed by the Office of Personnel
Management (OPM) (See attachment).
TO APPLY Mail Optional Form 612, or Resume to the116 ACW/DPC, 515
Borghese Drive, Bldg. 2072, Robins AFB, GA 31098-1626. Application must be
received in the 116 ACW/DPC Office not later than closing date to be considered.
Applicants submitting applications in postage paid government envelopes
and/or using government postage or by government fax machines for law
prohibits personal business. These prohibitions are contained in 5 CFR 735.205,
39 USC and 18 USC. Applications or documents received in the 116 ACW/DPC
Office using government supplies and/or equipment will not be considered. For
information phone DSN 241-1261/2 or 1234, 1-800-796-1521 or Comm. (478) 201-
1261/2 or 1234. The fax number is (478) 201-1263.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING A RESUME
The Federal government does not require a standard application form for most jobs, but need
certain information to evaluate your qualifications. Your application or resume speaks for you.
You will lose consideration for a job if your resume or application does not provide ALL the
information requested. The following is mandatory information that must be provided in order
for agencies to make employment decisions.
A. JOB INFORMATION (Announcement number, title, and grade of the job you are applying
B. PERSONAL INFORMATION.
(1) Full name, mailing address and home and work telephone numbers (including zip
and area code.
(2) Social Security Number and birth date.
(3) Citizenship (most Federal jobs require United States citizenship).
(4) Veteran preference (not applicable in the National Guard).
(1) High school-name, city and state (zip code, if known) of school where you earned
diploma or GED (give date)
(2) College-name, city, and state (zip code, if known) majors, type and year of degree,
or if no degree show credit hours earned (indicate if semester or quarter hours).
D. WORK EXPERIENCE-Give the following for each paid or non-paid work experience
related to the job you are applying for (do not submit job description).
(1) Job title, series, and grade if you occupy a Federal job.
(2) Duties and accomplishments.
(3) Employers name and address.
(4) Supervisor’s name and telephone number.
(5) Starting and ending dates.
(6) Hours worked per week and salary.
(7) Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.
E. OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
(1) Job related skills, for example, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery,
other languages, typing speed.
(2) Job related licenses (current job)
(3) Job related honors, awards, and special accomplishments, for example
publications, memberships in professional or honorary societies, public
speaking, leadership, activities, performance awards (give dates, but do not send
(4) Job related training courses (title and dates)
F. CERTIFICATION: Applicants must sign their resume certifying to the accuracy of all
information provided. If you make a false statement in any parts of your application, you may
not be hired, or you may be terminated after you begin work. Also, you may be fined or