Aviation School Manager-INL-1204268
Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)
Manages the Patrick Support Division’s (PSD) U.S. Air
Force C-27A Aviation School. Acts as a point of contact
between government personnel and DynCorp
management team for all matters relating to the assigned
program. Serves as the overall leader of the school,
motivating and inspiring instructors and students to fulfill
the school’s goals, while ensuring high levels of student
achievement as well as customer satisfaction. Interacts
with and coordinates with DoS and U.S. Air Force daily.
Coordinates future planning and synchronizes all training
support elements to ensure training goals are met.
•Direct and participate in the planning, scheduling,
training, and coordination of the Aviation School program
•Manage assigned staff, which includes making
employment (hire/termination/salary adjustment)
decisions, appraising employee performance, addressing
escalated issues, setting priorities, distributing work, and
creating professional development opportunities.
•Consult with customer on curriculum, contract
requirements and objectives, student mastery of material,
and performance goals; Determine school effectiveness
and recommend design changes as needed.
•Establish program policies and practices as required to
meet company and contract requirements.
•Direct all aspects of the school's operations including
coordinating the development of formal classroom
courseware, locating and scheduling the use of available
resources, ensuring student records are created and
maintained in accordance with DoS and Air Force
standards, and ensuring proper utilization of manpower,
materials, facilities, and equipment.
•Responsible for developing and providing scheduled
and on-demand training status reports, and training
documentation required by the company and contract for
•Develop document control and test control measures for
course material, and OJT packages.
•Manage students, to include reviewing student records to
determine if they are qualified to attend the course or
require a waiver, submitting waiver requests to DoS for
approval, and administering flight and oral evaluations as
required for course completion.
•Chair the student review board as necessary to
determine student continuation or elimination from the
training program. Submit recommendations to DoS for
•Perform Instructor Pilot duties as required.
•Coordinate all flight activities with Patrick Air Force Base
Operations and Safety departments.
•Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies,
materials, and equipment, and authorize purchases.
•Other special assignments and functional roles may be
assigned (as needed).
•Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
•Must have a thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation
Administration regulations and other appropriate
guidelines pertaining to INL/A aviation training.
•Must have the ability to read, comprehend, and interpret
technical documents, including manuals and technical
•Must be proficient with MS Office software applications.
•Must have excellent written and verbal communication
•Must have effective leadership and interpersonal skills,
with an ability to manage & supervise others
•Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Moderate
Risk Public Trust (MRPT) through the Department of State
Background Investigations is a condition of employment. A
current MRPT is preferred.
•Ability to inspire others to implement the school’s vision
through effective leadership and management of the
school’s students and staff
Experience & Education
•Ten years of experience in a related technical
environment and a minimum of 1,500 hours of flight time.
•Two years of documented experience as a manager of an
operational aviation organization or aviation training
•Civilian or military experience as an instructor pilot or
check pilot preferred.
•Bachelor’s Degree in an associated discipline referred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
•Must be able to walk, stand, and sit for extended periods.
•Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to
communicate through e-mail and various software
•Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects,
use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach
•Must be able to communicate by voice and ear over
•Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-
•May be required to lift objects whose weight may not
exceed 30 pounds.
•Ability to read, write, and interpret technical data.
•May be required to respond to a wide variety of
operational circumstances, including extreme weather
conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
•May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet
•May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be
exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving
mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
•Travel to and between CONUS and between remote
locations may be required.
The above information on this description has been
designed to indicate the general nature and level of work
performed by employees within this classification. It is not
designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive
inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications
required of employees assigned to this job.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination
against any employee or applicant on the basis of race,
sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires
affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed,
and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color,
genetic information, religion, or national origin.
(Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of
Federal Contract Compliance Programs).
Aviation / Support
UNITED STATES-FLORIDA-PATRICK AFB