Helicopter JOBS!

Helicopter/Aircraft Mechanic

Application Closing Date
5/16/2018
Experience Required
Yes
Pay
From $55,307 To $81,848
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Minimum Certification Required
Mechanic - A&P
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT 
invites applications for the position of:
Helicopter/Aircraft Mechanic
C18-084
Position Type: Open Competitive


The LVMPD is an EEO employer, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), and maintains a drug-free workplace.
SALARY:
  • $26.59 - $39.35 Hourly 

  • $4,608.93 - $6,820.67 Monthly 

  • $55,307.16 - $81,848.04 Annually
OPENING DATE:
04/04/18
 
CLOSING DATE:
05/16/18 3:00 PM Pacific Time
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
All candidates will start at the beginning salary rate (listed above), regardless of qualifications and experience.
 
DEFINITION

Incumbents troubleshoot and diagnose aircraft maintenance problems and perform duties related to routine maintenance, structural repairs, rebuilding and/or upgrading of major aircraft components and systems, and keeping of maintenance records.



 
 
POSITION-SPECIFIC CONDITIONS:
Training, Education and Experience
 
  • Three years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience as an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician; or
  • Five years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience in the United States military on at least one type of aircraft owned and operated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and currently an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by specialized training and classes in helicopter and aircraft repair.
  • Possession of a current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration. Candidates will be required to submit a copy, in the form of an attachment, (both front and back) of this Certificate with the online application.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver license.
 

Best Candidates Will Have
 
  • Maintenance experience on MD500, Bell Huey (205/212), and Airbus H135, H145 series helicopters.
  • Avionics experience.
  • Specialized training and classes in helicopter repair.
 

Conditions of Employment

In addition to the General Conditions of Employment found here, the following specific conditions of employment apply to this position:


1. Personal Appearance: While on duty, and/or representing the Department, uniformed or otherwise, all Department employees will be neat and clean in their appearance in public. Employees are prohibited from attaching, affixing, or displaying objects, articles or jewelry on or through the nose, tongue, eyebrow or other exposed body part, except the ears for females, while on duty. Employees are prohibited from stretching or "gauging" their earlobes. All jewelry implants will not be exposed or visible while on duty. Tattoos or branding will not be exposed or visible while on duty and/or representing the Department. Such markings must be covered by clothing, and may not be covered by make-up or bandages. Tattoos or branding anywhere on the body that promote racism/discrimination, indecency, extremist or supremacist philosophies, lawlessness, violence, or contain sexually explicit material are prohibited.

2. Be available for callouts;

3. Maintain a current FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate and Nevada driver license;

4. Possess a complete set of aircraft mechanic tools; and

5. Must not have incurred any FAA suspensions/revocations.


 
 
SELECTION PROCESS:
 
Application Filing

Applications and a copy (both front and back) of your current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration must be submitted online and received by the posted closing date and time. Decisions on an applicant's qualifications for this position will be made solely on the information contained in the application as well as the attachment of the front and back of your current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate and therefore, the application should be filled out in its entirety.


 
To determine your status after submitting an employment application, you may access your account by going to https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/lvmpd. 


 
Application Screening (Pass/Fail)

Applications and a copy (both front and back) of your current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration will be reviewed to determine those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. These qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the remainder of the testing process set forth below. Applicants will be notified of the results of the screening process via email. If you have not received your notification by 5:00 pm (PST) on Friday, May 18, 2018, it is your responsibility to confirm your eligibility to test for this position by contacting the OHR representative listed below in the Inquiries Section.


 
Exam Dates*

Exam #1: Practical Exam (Weighted 40%) - Week of June 4, 2018

Exam #2: Oral Board (Weighted 60%) - Week of June 4, 2018
 


Exam Information
Candidates may be required to complete all/part of the Practical Examination on an actual helicopter/aircraft and will be required to perform a range of mechanical/inspection functions.
 


*The LVMPD reserves the right to modify selection processes and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.
 


***If you believe you are eligible for Veteran's Preference Points and want to be considered for them, you MUST attach your DD214 or Statement/Proof of Service to your application. We are no longer accepting hard copies at the time of your Oral Board. For more information on Veteran's Preference Points, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions on the employment page at http://www.lvmpd.com/.


 
Helpful Tools
 
To be successful on the Practical Exam, it is strongly recommended that the candidate review and be familiar with the following reference document:
 
 

Additional Selection Processes

If you successfully complete the above selection process, you will undergo a thorough background investigation. The background investigation takes approximately 90 to 120 days to complete. You must also meet the LVMPD Hiring Standards. LVMPD employees participate in the Department's random drug screening process. For more information on the background process, click http://www.lvmpd.com/en-us/ProtectTheCity/Pages/EmploymentStandards.aspx
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
Please visit the FAQs available on our employment site for a listing of the LVMPD's open competitive selection and employment policies, and other pertinent information. Please visit http://www.protectthecity.com/ for additional information pertaining to the LVMPD and its hiring process.
 


Inquiries

Questions regarding this selection process may be directed to:
Vision: The vision of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is to be the safest community in America.

Mission: The mission of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is to serve people, strengthen relationships and improve the quality of life.

Values: The acronym "I CARE" is the guiding principle for each and every LVMPD member. This acronym represents the values of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department: Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect for People, and Excellence. The values are supported by behaviors, demonstrated by the actions of members, as they live these values. All members are expected to represent the values of the LVMPD while in the workplace and off-duty.

EEO: The LVMPD is an equal opportunity employer. All appointments to the competitive service shall be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, military service, or political affiliation and shall be based on merit and fitness only.
 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 
http://www.lvmpd.com/


 
Position #C18-084
HELICOPTER/AIRCRAFT MECHANIC 
JB 
 
400 S. Martin Luther King Blvd, Bldg B

Las Vegas, NV 89106

(702) 828-3966


Position #C18-084
HELICOPTER/AIRCRAFT MECHANIC
 JB
 
Helicopter/Aircraft Mechanic Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. AGE (CIVILIAN): Will you be 18 years old by the date of the first exam? (See posting for exam date.)
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 2. CITIZENSHIP (CIVILIAN): Are you a US citizen, or will you be a US citizen through naturalization or permanent resident alien of the United States without conditions on status by the date of the first exam? (See posting for exam date.)
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 3. HIGH SCHOOL/GED: Will you possess a high school or General Education Diploma (GED), or a homeschooling education equivalent to a complete high school education, by the date of the first exam? (See posting for exam date.)
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 4. EXPERIENCE: Do you have at least three years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience as an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician OR five years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience in the United States military on at least one type of aircraft owned and operated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and currently an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician?
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 5. EXPERIENCE: If you responded "Yes" to the above question, describe in detail your increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience as an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician, totaling at least three years, OR describe in detail your increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience in the United States military on at least one type of aircraft owned and operated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department totaling five years. For each position where you gained this experience, include the following: 1) Employer; 2) Job Title; 3) Dates of Employment; 4) Number of Hours Worked per Week; and 5) Primary Duties. If you do not possess this experience, please enter "N/A."
 
 
 
 
* 6. EXPERIENCE: Do you have specialized training and classes in helicopter and aircraft repair?
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 7. EXPERIENCE: If you responded "Yes" to the above question, describe your specialized training and classes in helicopter and aircraft repair. For each training/class mentioned, include the following: 1) Training/Class Title; 2) Institution Obtained/Completed; 3) Date of Training/Class; and 4) Number of Hours for Training/Class. If you do not possess this experience, please enter "N/A."
 
 
* 8. EXPERIENCE: Do you possess a current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration? (It is a requirement of this application for each candidate to submit a copy in the form of an attachment of both front and back of this Certificate with the online application.)
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 9. EXPERIENCE: Describe any experience in or possession of the following: 1) Maintenance experience on MD500, Bell Huey (205/212), and Airbus H135, H145 series helicopters; 2) Avionics experience; and 3) Specialized training and classes in helicopter repair.
 
 
 
* 10. PREVIOUS TESTING: The LVMPD must determine your eligibility to test for this position. Have you tested for any position at the LVMPD where you were placed on a rank order list?
 
   Yes
   No
 
* 11. PREVIOUS TESTING: If you answered "Yes" to the above, list the position and approximate date of the test. If you answered "No" to the above, enter "N/A."
 
 
 
* 12. BACKGROUND: Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 13. BACKGROUND: Have you ever been convicted of any crime involving domestic violence?
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 14. BACKGROUND: Have you ever been convicted of 2 or more Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charges?
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 15. BACKGROUND: Have you ever been the adverse party named in a restraining or stalking order?
 
   Yes
   No
 
* 16. BACKGROUND: Have you ever had a warrant issued for your arrest? (Check any and all that apply.)
 
   Currently

   Not currently, but within the last 5 years

   Not currently, but more than 5 years ago

   Never
 
*17. BACKGROUND: When was the last time your driver license was suspended?
 
   Within the last year

   Within the last 2 - 5 years

   5 or more years ago

   Never
 
* 18. BACKGROUND: Which of the following substances have you used in the past 3 years? Select all that apply.
 
    None

    Marijuana or other THC substances

    Cocaine

    Ecstasy (aka MDMA, mollies)

    Opiates without a prescription (heroin, opium, morphene, etc.)

    Meth

    Inhalants (glue, paint, gasoline, nitrous oxide/whippets, etc.)

    Bath salts

   Nonprescription steroids

   Spice
 
* 19. BACKGROUND: As an adult, have you ever been terminated from employment for any of the following (Check any and all that apply):
 
   Theft

   Using employee discount inappropriately

   Violence

   Poor performance

   Punctuality

   Excessive sick leave

   None of these.
 
* 20. BACKGROUND: Do you currently have any unpaid collections?
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 21. BACKGROUND: Are you currently behind on child support?
 
   Yes

   No
 I am not legally obligated to pay child support.
 
* 22. BACKGROUND: Have you had a personal bankruptcy in the past 5 years (other than medical)?
 
   Yes
   No
 
* 23. BACKGROUND: How many at-fault accidents have you had in the past 3 years?
 
   0

   1

   2

   3 or more
 
* 24. BACKGROUND: How many moving violations have you been cited for in the past 3 years?
 
0 - 1

2 - 3

4 - 5

6 or more
 
* 25. BACKGROUND: Have you ever sold any illicit drug or controlled substance with or without profit (outside the scope of the performance of an approved law enforcement operation)?
 
Never

1 time

2 - 3 times

4 or more times
 
*
26. BACKGROUND: Have you ever physically forced another person to have sexual intercourse or engaged in any sexual behavior with a non-consenting partner?
 
   Never

   1 time

   2 times

   3 or more times
 
*
27. BACKGROUND: Since the age of 18, have you ever had sex (sexual penetration) with any person under the age of 16 (not a spouse)?
 
   Never

   1 time

   2 times

   3 or more times
 
* 28. BACKGROUND: Have you ever embezzled money or property for which you were given the responsibility to safeguard?
 
   Never

   1 - 2 times

   3 - 4 times

   5 or more times
 
* 29.
PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Do you agree to comply with the requirements that (1) if you possess any visible tattoos, brandings, and/or body piercings in areas of the body which cannot be covered by the appropriate dress required of this position, you will have them safely removed by a professional certified in such removal; and (2) if your earlobes are gauged, you will have the gauges removed and earlobes corrected?
 
   Yes

   No

   I do not have such markings or gaugings.

   My tattoos, brandings and/or body piercings can be covered by the appropriate dress    required for this position.
 
* 30. DEPARTMENT STATUS: Are you CURRENTLY a FULL-TIME LVMPD employee? (If a part-time employee, volunteer or intern, please answer "no.")
 
   Yes
   No
 
* 31. CONDITIONS (OPEN COMPETITIVE): I hereby acknowledge the condition(s) of employment for this position as stated in this job posting, as well as the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and General Conditions of Employment available on this site, and if selected, I will accept the position offer subject to these condition(s). I also understand I will be disqualified from the selection process for violating any of these conditions.
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 32. ATTESTATION: I attest that the information contained in these Supplemental Questions is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any inaccurate information will be grounds for immediate disqualification from the selection process.
 
   Yes

   No
 
* 33. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) How did you FIRST learn of this employment opportunity?
 
   Facebook

   Twitter

   Instagram

   www.lvmpd.com

   www.protectthecity.com

   Magazine or Newspaper

   TV or Radio

   Department Employee

   Friend or Relative

   Job Fair

   Sheriff's African American Recruitment Council

   Sheriff's Women's Recruitment Council AKA Women of Metro

   Sheriff's Hispanic Recruitment Council

   Sheriff's Asian Recruitment Council

   Sheriff's LGBTQ Recruitment Council

   LVAC

   Sign or Billboard

   Movie Theater

   Other
 
* 34. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) If you first learned of this opportunity from a job fair, please specify its name. (If you did not learn of this job opportunity from a job fair, please indicate "N/A.")
 
 
 
* 35. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) If you selected "Other" in response to how you learned about this job opportunity, please specify. (If you did not select "other," please indicate "N/A.")
 
 
 
* 36. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) What is your highest level of education?
 
   High School or equivalent

   Some College Courses, But No Degree

   Associate's Degree

   Bachelor's Degree

   Master's Degree or higher
 
* 37. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) If you have a college degree, what was your major focus of study? (If you do not have a college degree, please indicate "N/A.")
 
 
 
* 38. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) If you have a college degree, please state the name of the college or university from which it was attained. (If you do not have a college degree, please indicate "N/A.")
 
 
 
* 39. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) If you have a college degree, which city and state was the college or university located in? (If you do not have a college degree, please indicate "N/A.")
 
 
 
* 40. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) If you have a college degree, did you attain it online or in a classroom setting?
 
   Online

   Classroom

   I do not have a college degree. 
* Required Question
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