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Job opening: Range Control Technician

Salary: $49 025 - 63 733 per year
City: Fort Drum
Published at: Mar 27 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. About the Position: Fort Drum, the home of the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), is located in Northern New York approximately 30 miles from Canada, with the Great Lakes to the west, Adirondack Mountains to the east, and the St. Lawrence River and Thousand Islands in between.


Coordinates airspace restrictions with air traffic control personnel by providing the status of live fire ranges and firing points. Ensures training activities conducted on ranges adhere to regulations. Utilizes automated equipment and radios to track the status of units scheduled to use training areas to ensure the safety of all personnel in training areas. Informs personnel who are downrange of hazards such as weapons systems firing, tactics, and procedures being utilized by units conducting live fire training on ranges. Advises personnel conducting training on all matters pertaining to safety such as ammunition suspensions, weather warnings, visibility requirements and fire index.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a valid, state issued driver's license.
  • This position requires the incumbent to rotating work shift work on a ten-hour shift in a range control facility, which operates 24 hours/day 7 days/per week.
  • This position is an inclement weather essential position.
  • Overtime may be required to support high density training periods.
  • Must obtain and maintain a Government Driver's License.


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 Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) 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. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the Federal pay system. Specialized experience is defined as: 1) Issuing advice to personnel who are conducting training regarding matters that include troop movements, giving permission to fire, giving notification to check fire and entry and exit of training areas; 2) Utilizing communications equipment such as radio and telephone to make voice contact with personnel who are training on ranges; 3) Providing safety briefings to personnel who will utilize training areas. Time in Grade Requirement: 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-06).


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


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