Air Reserve Technicians (ARTs) are part of the regular civil service and enjoy all the benefits granted to Federal employees in the competitive civil service. In addition, ARTs are required to maintain active membership in an Air Force Reserve unit so long as they occupy ART positions. As members of reserve units, ARTs receive on average one weekend of military training per month. In addition, they are eligible for 15 days active duty tour each year for which military leave is granted with full civilian pay. Air Force Reserve units and members are subject to immediate call to active duty in mobilization to meet a national emergency.DUE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW QUALIFICATIONS STANDARD, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CLOSING ON OCTOBER 20, 2017. THEREFORE, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. IF YOU PREVIOUSLY APPLIED UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, YOU MUST REAPPLY UNDER THE NEW ANNOUNCEMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. SO, PLEASE CONTINUE TO VISIT USAJOBS FOR THE NEW ANNOUNCEMENT.Thisvacancy announcementkey requirements sectionhas been updated to reflect Incentives may or may not be offered. However, this change will not become effective until1 August 17.This is a standing register used to fillterm limited developmental Air Reserve Technician positions at AFRC locations as vacancies occur.Some positions mayhave promotion potential to a higher gradethan the grade being filled. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on the location of position. If you are applying for a full-time Air Reserve Technician position at a fully qualified level of HELICOPTER PILOT, GS-12 OR HELICOPTER FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, GS-13, PLEASE CHECK FOR INDIVIDUAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ON USAJOBS AS THEY OCCUR. Retired military are usually ineligible for membership in the Air Force Reserve. Retired military personnel who have active Air Force Reserve assignments may apply provided they show assignment (position and unit) on their application. The Government's most important asset is its people.
Monday, July 31, 2017