Air AGR 19-114 Air Traffic Controller (Extension)

Job Number: 19114

Wage/Grade: E6/TSgt

Location: Alpena

Opening Date: 20191016

Closing Date: 20191116

Additional Information:

MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
ng.mi.miarng.mbx.air-agr@mail.mil

AIR NATIONAL GUARD
ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 19-114
TOUR LENGTH : INITIAL TOUR FOUR YEARS / CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS

OPENING DATE: 23 AUG 2019
CLOSING DATE: 16 NOV 2019

POSITION TITLE: AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER
POSITION GRADE: E6/TSGT
POSITION AFSC: 1C171
ASVAB: M_ A G 55 E_ PER AFECD

LOCATION: ALPENA, CRTC

WHO CAN APPLY:

AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E4/SrA
*MAXIMUM GRADE E6/TSgt

AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E4/SrA
*MAXIMUM GRADE E6/TSgt

AREA 3: OPEN TO THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR ENLISTMENT IN THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE E4/SrA
*MAXIMUM GRADE E6/TSgt

(PRIOR MILITARY MEMBERS NEED TO SUBMIT DD 214 OR NGB 22 TO VERIFY ELIGIBILITY)

PER ANGI 36-101 ANY APPLICANT SELECTED WHO DOES NOT POSSESS THE AFSC, MUST SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO RETRAIN

Enlisted Airmen who apply for a position which would cause an overgrade MUST indicate in writing a willingness to be administratively reduced in grade in accordance with ANGI 36-2503, Administrative Demotion of Airmen. Acceptance of demotion MUST be in writing and included in the application package.

POSITION INFORMATION

Specialty Summary.

• Controls en route and terminal air traffic by use of visual, radar, and non-radar means. Supervises and manages air traffic control (ATC) facilities. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 122200.

Duties and Responsibilities.

• Controls and regulates en route and terminal air traffic. Initiates and issues ATC clearances, instructions, and advisories to ensure the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic operating under instrument and visual flight rules. Plans, organizes, directs, inspects, and evaluates ATC activities.

Specialty Qualifications:

• Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: ATC principles and procedures; flight characteristics of aircraft; International Civil Aviation Organization and United States federal and military air directives; use of aeronautical charts, maps, and publications; interpretation, use, and limitations of ATC radar; use of ATC communications systems and navigational aids; and fundamentals of meteorology. United States Air Force certification as an ATC specialist satisfies these requirements. Not a part of the certification requirements, knowledge is also mandatory of principles of organization, purpose, operation, and management of ATC facilities.
• Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in English is desirable.
• Training. The following training is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
• 1C131 Completion of the ATC Apprentice course (E3ABR1C131 00AB; PDS Code WXI).
• 1C171 Completion of the ATC Craftsman course (E6ACS1C171 00CB; PDS Code AOC).
• Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:
• 1C151. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1C131. Also, experience is mandatory performing functions involving actual control of aircraft.
• 1C171. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1C151. Also, experience is mandatory supervising or performing ATC functions.
• 1C191. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1C171. Also, experience is mandatory managing ATC functions.
• Other. The following are mandatory as indicated:
• For entry into this specialty:
• Must earn a minimum score of 55 on the 3-factor model that includes the ASVAB, cognitive, personality (TAPAS) and Air Traffic Scenarios Test (available on Test of Basic Aviation Skills (TBAS) systems). Scores will be calculated on the TBAS system and available on PCSM website for recruiters to review.
• 3.5.1.2. See attachment 4 for additional entry requirements.
• 3.5.2. For entry, award, and retention of these AFSCs:
• 3.5.2.1. Must maintain Ground Based Aircraft Controller Medical Standards according to AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards.
• 3.5.2.2. For performance of ATC duties, possession of a Federal Aviation Administration ATC Specialist Certificate.
• 3.5.2.3. Must maintain certifications according to AFI 13-204v3, Airfield Operations Procedures and Programs.
• 3.5.2.4. Ability to speak English clearly and distinctly as demonstrated by the Reading Aloud Test (RAT).
• 3.5.3. For award and retention of AFSC 1C1X1 and 1C100:
• 3.5.3.1. Must have specialty requires routine access to Secret material or similar environment.
• 3.5.3.2. Completion of a current National Agency Check, Local Agency Checks and Credit (NACLC) according to AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management.
• NOTE: Award of the 3-skill level without a completed NACLC is authorized provided an interim Secret security clearance has been
• granted according to AFI 31-501.
• 3.5.4. For award and retention of AFSCs 1C151/71/91/00:
• 3.5.4.1. Must maintain local network access IAW AFI 17-130, Cybersecurity Program Management and AFMAN 17-1301, Computer Security.
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
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HOW TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: ng.mi.miarng.mbx.air-agr@mail.mil

1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).

2. *AT A MINIMUM YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.

b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.

c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal). All fitness test will be
current in the Air Force Fitness Management System (AFFIMS II), with no exemptions, unless on a
permanent profile.

d. Please combine all documents into one PDF file.

*Applications without all the required supporting documentation will not be considered and will not be returned.

3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: TSgt Stephanie Bagley 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications. ________________________________________
NOTES
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EEO POLICY: The management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.

ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101

1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.

2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty. Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.

3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.

4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.

5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.

6. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.

7. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.