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Army Installation Management Command Air Traffic Control Specialist (Terminal) in Fort Hood, Texas

Summary About the Position: This position is located in the Directorate of Aviation Operations on Fort Hood, TX. Ft Hood. SRC Coverage: This position is included under the provisions of Special Retirement Coverage (SRC) and may have both a maximum entry age and a mandatory retirement date. For more information follow this link: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/index.php/s/uIDfgOMr6PWHHGS/download?path=/&files=ATC-SRC.pdf Responsibilities Provide in-flight assistance to pilots Responsible for the safe , orderly, and expeditious flow of aircraft traffic Perform radar approach control duties in all radar and non-radar positions Assure standard separation between landing and departing aircraft regardless of their flight plan type and/or aircraft type Inform adjacent sectors or facilities of enroute changes in flights Operate radar equipment to ensure proper control of air traffic Issue Air Traffic Control (ATC) clearances and instructions Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. To qualify for the GS-11 position: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes making weather observations used to control air traffic; making determinations involving the order of departures and arrivals of aircraft in a terminal and/or establishing and maintaining radio or visual contact with aircraft.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-10) To qualify for the GS-12 position: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes directing the movement of aircraft in flight and on runways/taxiway; controlling takeoff and landing of a variety of military and/or civilian aircraft utilizing a radar approach control facility. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: FacilitiesOral CommunicationPartneringTechnical Competence Time in Grade Requirement for the GS-11 position: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-10). Time in Grade Requirement for the GS-12 position: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required.. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 64 - Aviation position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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. This position is covered by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Program. The incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R (Condition of Employment for Certain Positions Identified as Critical Under the Drug Abuse Testing Program) or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), and must pass urinalysis testing as required prior to appointment and periodically thereafter. Incumbent is required to report for duty during inclement weather, Natural Disasters, and other emergency situations as directed by the ATC Chief/Commander and may be required to remain on duty after the official shift ends, i.e., mandatory overtime; subject to recall to duty. Incumbent must maintain a functioning telephone at their residence to aid in contact during recall/emergency situations. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE: Employees hired for the first time ("originally hired") into covered GS-2152 positions must not exceed the established Maximum Entry Age (MEA) at the time of appointment. The MEA for Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs) is 36. An employee originally hired into a covered ATC position must be hired by the last day of the month he/she reaches age 36 unless a waiver from Department of Army is approved prior to appointment To occupy this position, at the time of appointment the incumbent must possess and then continue to maintain the following ATC Certification: FAA Air Traffic Control Specialist Certificate (FAA Form 7220-1) Control Tower Operator's Certificate issued by an agency of the Federal government

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