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Job opening: Airplane Flight Instructor

Salary: $98 496 - 128 043 per year
City: Dothan
Published at: Aug 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located at Dothan Regional Airport and attached to Fort Rucker Army Base located in Enterprise, Alabama, home of United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence. Fort Rucker is located in the "Wiregrass" area in Southeast Alabama, surrounded by Enterprise, Ozark and Daleville. The geography and climate are ideal for year round military training. Recreation activities are abundant in the immediate and surrounding areas for family and fun.


Support the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence G3 by providing fixed wing flight training programs of instruction. Administers end-of-stage/phase rides to include checkrides, rechecks, progress rides, and spot checkrides to rated and nonrated student pilots. Administer annual/semi-annual standardization rides to contractor and military instructor pilots and instrument renewal checkrides. Monitors civilian contractor's compliance with flight contract obligations. Assists in standardization of flight training by monitoring criteria and procedures and recommending changes.


  • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Position requires a first or second medical certificate or equivalent flight physical in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations prior to employment.
  • Able to maintain both an Army Class II flight physical and a FAA second class medical certificate.
  • Position requires a Commercial Pilot Certificate with airplane single engine land. (A copy must be uploaded with your application in order to be considered for this position)
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment drug screening, and random drug testing thereafter,per AR 600-85.


Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the expierence 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) conducting evaluation of flights under instrument flight conditions; (2) Operating single engine and/or multi-engine fixed wing aircraft and simulators; and (3) developing a variety of flight process such as flight procedures, evaluation of proposed changes to the airspace system and analysis of data. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). Certifications: This position requires you possess the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Pilot Certificates, FAA Flight Instructor Certificate and/or appropriate military rating. Do you possess the appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Pilot Certificates, FAA Flight Instructor Certificate and/or appropriate military rating. (MUST attach a copy front & back). FAA Medical Certification: Position requires the incumbent to possess a current first or second-class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations at the time of appointment. (Upload a copy of your medical certificate) Minimum Flight Hours Requirement: Total Flight Hours-1500 Pilot in Command - 250 Night Flying - 75 Flying Time in the Last 12 Months -100 {May be waivered) Instructor Hours -500 Multi-engine Airplane, 500 {up to 250 hours flying time acquired in heavy helicopters may be substituted) Instrument Hours - 75 Actual Weather-10 FLIGHT HOURS MUST BE DOCUMENTED ON THE RESUME IN THE ABOVE FORMAT. (Must attach a copy of official flight records such as DA-759, DA-759-1, or equivalent) You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Aviation OperationsQuality AssuranceTraining Program Evaluation


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.


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