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Pilot - Helicopter - Full-time

Company: U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Air and Marine Operations (AMO), a component of U.Customs and Border Protection (CBP), offers skilled PILOTS interested in law enforcement an exceptional opportunity to work with an elite team of highly trained professionals whose camaraderie, pride, and purpose are hallmarks of their daily mission protecting America. AMO is actively recruiting for these full-time security-based opportunities with a streamlined application process. Notably, seasoned pilots with military training are in high demand- APPLY TODAY WAIVED: Salary and Benefits Begin your career as an Air Interdiction Agent (AIA) and make up to $104,000-125,000 per year based on your GS-11 grade level qualifications plus location and overtime pay. Agents receive the full package of federal employment benefits that include health and insurance plans, a generous annual and sick leave program, and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, a retirement plan akin to a traditional 401(k) offering. The duty location listed in a final offer letter may include any geographic location within the Southeast Border Region, Caribbean Air and Marine Branch (CAMB), Southwest Border Region, and National Air Security Operation Centers (NASOC) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) locations. You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. Duties and Responsibilities As an Air Interdiction Agent (AIA) you will perform aviation-based law enforcement operations for the detection, prevention, interdiction, and apprehension of terrorists, terrorist weapons, and other contraband and persons from illegally entering or attacking the United States. Conducting air patrol, surveillance, and pursuit activities related to the interdiction of smuggled contraband via land vehicles, aircraft, or vessels. Monitoring behavior patterns and activities of suspect persons, vehicles, or vessels believed to be engaged in illegal activities. Collecting, refining, and analyzing strategic and tactical intelligence. Qualifications Experience: You qualify for the GS-11 grade level if you possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, performing duties such as: Flying as a Pilot-in-Command or sole manipulator in an airplane and helicopter in all environments of flight, including night, poor weather, unfavorable terrain, low altitudes, or speed. Evaluating information rapidly and making judicious decisions promptly during in-flight operations. Developing strategies and coordinating aircraft and ground assets. Using information systems and databases to conduct information surveys, queries, update files and disseminate information. Experience may include Operation of an aircraft as Captain, Pilot in Command, Aircraft Commander, First Officer, Certified Flight Instructor, Second in Command, or Co-pilot. see Required Documents in the job announcement regarding the Flight Hour Waiver). A current FAA Commercial or ATP Pilot Certification with one of the following ratings: Dual Rated: Airplane (Single-engine land or multi-engine land) with instrument rating AND Rotorcraft Helicopter with instrument rating. Helicopter Rated: Rotorcraft Helicopter with instrument rating. Equivalent military rating of the above at the time of application (eligibility based on military flight experience must provide official orders, forms or logbooks showing their status as a rated military pilot). 75 Night hours (Flight Hour Waiver available, see Required Documents); FAA Class I medical required for assessment dated within last 12 calendar months; FAA Class II medical will qualify. However, at the time of your Flight Assessment you MUST present a FAA 1st Class Medical Certificate dated within the previous 12 calendar months. Applicant must still meet 250 Pilot-in-Command, 75 instrument, 75-night hours and 100 flight hours in the last 12 months. UAS hours do not count towards the 250 flight hours as a Pilot in Command, 75 flight hours Instrument, and 75 flight hours Night. S. residency (includes protectorates as declared under international law) for at least three of the last five years. In accordance with Public Law 100-238, this position is covered under law enforcement retirement provisions. Travel Required: You may be expected to travel for this position based on operational needs. You will be linked to the CBP Talent Network page. For Position of Interest select Air and Marine Operations (Air Interdiction Agent/Pilot), then complete the pre-screening questions. You will then be provided with links to the Job Opening Announcements (JOAs) on USAJOBS , the federal government's official employment site, to complete your application. Be certain to review ALL details of the job opening announcement and follow all instructions in the application process. Category rating, Veterans' Preference and traditional rating and ranking do not apply to this Public Notice.

Keywords: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Irvine , Pilot - Helicopter - Full-time, Other , Irvine, California

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