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Helicopter Mechanic


Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
400 S. Martin L. King
Las Vegas , NV 89106
United States

Minimum Certification Required
Mechanic - A&P
Minimum Flight Hours Required
-1
Industry
All Other Helicopter Jobs
Application Closing Date
4/15/2020
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $57,313 To $84,837
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT
invites applications for the position of:
Helicopter Mechanic
C20-035
Position Type: Open Competitive
The LVMPD is an EEO employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.
SALARY: $27.55 - $40.79 Hourly
$4,776.08 - $7,069.76 Monthly
$57,312.96 - $84,837.12 Annually
 
OPENING DATE: 02/12/20
 
CLOSING DATE: 04/15/20 3:00 PM Pacific Time
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Salary Information:
The salary for this position is negotiated through a collective bargaining agreement. All new employees will be hired at the minimum salary in the range and will be eligible for merit increases until reaching the maximum salary in the range.
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.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/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/MD530 series and Airbus H135, H145 series helicopters.
• Avionics experience.
• Specialized training and classes in helicopter repair.
• Be familiar with the Digital Airware Aviation Management Software program.
 
Conditions of Employment
In addition to the General Conditions of Employment, found here, the following specific conditions of employment and physical conditions apply to this position.
 
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.
• Be available for callouts;
• Be available for working shifts, holidays and weekends, or irregular work hours;
• Maintain a current FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate and Nevada driver license;
• Possess a complete set of aircraft mechanic tools; and
• Must not have incurred any FAA suspensions/revocations.
• Vision sufficient to read an aircraft's control board, computer screen, and fine prints in documents.
• Color vision sufficient to distinguish among colored power and signal cables and color indicators on an aircraft's control board.
• Hearing sufficient to hear conversations and directions in person and over the telephone and radio.
• Dexterity and mobility sufficient to operate inside of and perform maintenance tasks in an aircraft, operate standard office equipment, and motorized vehicles; climb ladders and stairs; work indoor and outdoor, including the office and maintenance shop.
• Agility sufficient to bend, twist, crawl, stoop, squat, kneel, stretch, and reach overhead, forward, and backward; rotate neck and trunk.
• Endurance sufficient to stand and move around for long periods of time to work in the repair shop; sit at personal computer terminals.
• Strength sufficient to lift, carry, and shelve aircraft parts and related items, weighing up to 50 lbs.
 
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 Thursday, April 16, 2020, 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%) - Beginning Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Exam #2: Oral Board Exam (Weighted 60%) - Beginning Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Additional details will be provided to those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications.
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.
**Due to security reasons, personal belongings permitted in the testing facility will be limited. Items such as large backpacks, briefcases, duffle bags or similar items may not be allowed. Those items permitted will be left to the discretion of the LVMPD employees administering the examination and may be subject to a search.
***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: http://www.lvmpd.com/en-us/ProtectTheCity/Documents/MD%20Helicopters%20Maintenance%20Manual%20Layout%20Reference.pdf
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:
• Bobi Jo Conner, Human Resources Technician, (702) 828-5519, b12832c@lvmpd.com
• Jaime Burns, Staff Specialist, (702) 828-5673, j10221b@lvmpd.com
 
If you require assistance or special accommodations during any part of the application process, contact Jaime Burns at (702) 828-5673 and j10221b@lvmpd.com.
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:
400 S. Martin Luther King Blvd, Bldg B
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 828-3966
jobs@lvmpd.com
 
Position #C20-035
HELICOPTER MECHANIC
Helicopter 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 Diploma, High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED), 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 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
* 5. 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
* 6. 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."
* 7. EXPERIENCE: Do you have specialized training and classes in helicopter and aircraft repair?
Yes
No
* 8. 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."
* 9. EXPERIENCE: Describe any experience in or possession of the following: 1) Maintenance experience on MD500/MD530 series, and Airbus H135, H145 series helicopters; 2) Avionics experience; 3) Specialized training and classes in helicopter repair; and 4) Experience with Digital Airware Aviation Management Software program.
* 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?
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's license was suspended?
Within the last year
Within the last 2 - 5 years
5 or more years ago
Never
* 18. BACKGROUND: When was the last time you used Marijuana or other THC substances?
Never
Within the last year
Between 1 and 2 years ago
Between 2 and 3 years ago
Between 3 and 5 years ago
Greater than 5 years ago
* 19. What is the approximate month and year of the last time you used marijuana or other THC substance? Enter "N/A" if you answered "Never" to the previous question.
* 20. BACKGROUND: When was the last time you used any of the following substances: Cocaine, Ecstasy (aka MDMA, mollies), Opiates without a prescription (heroin, opium, morphine, etc.), Meth, Inhalants (glue, paint, gasoline, nitrous oxide/whippets, etc.), Bath salts, Non prescription steroids, and/or Spice?
Never
Within the last year
Between 1 and 2 years ago
Between 2 and 3 years ago
Between 3 and 5 years ago
Greater than 5 years ago
* 21. What is the approximate month and year of the last time you used any of the following substances: cocaine, ecstasy (aka MDMA, mollies), opiates without a prescription (heroin, opium, morphine, etc.), meth, inhalants (glue, paint, gasoline, nitrous oxide/whippets, etc.), bath salts, non-prescription steroids, and/or spice? Enter "N/A" if you answered "Never" to the previous question.
* 22. 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.
* 23. BACKGROUND: Do you currently have any unpaid collections?
Yes No
* 24. BACKGROUND: Are you currently behind on child support?
Yes
No
I am not legally obligated to pay child support.
* 25. BACKGROUND: Have you had a personal bankruptcy in the past 5 years (other than medical)?
Yes No
* 26. BACKGROUND: How many at-fault accidents have you had in the past 3 years?
0
1
2
3 or more
* 27. BACKGROUND: How many moving violations have you been cited for in the past 3 years?
0 - 1
2 - 3
4 - 5
6 or more
* 28. 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
* 29. 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
* 30. 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
* 31. 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
* 32. PERSONAL APPEARANCE: Do you currently possess tattoos or brandings on any of the following places: head, upper neck, hand, fingers (excluding a single tattoo or brand in the form of a ring on one finger per hand, not on thumb, not exceeding ¼ inch width), or anywhere else that cannot be covered by the appropriate dress required for this position? (See video on the Conditions of Employment page, http://www.lvmpd.com/en-us/ProtectTheCity/Pages/ConditionsofEmployment.aspx)
Yes
No
* 33. PERSONAL APPEARANCE: If you possess gauged earlobes, do you agree to have the gauges removed and earlobes corrected prior to your background interview?
I agree to have them removed and corrected.
I do NOT agree to have them removed and corrected.
I do not have gauges.
* 34. PERSONAL APPEARANCE: If you possess any body piercings (excluding earlobe earrings) on any of the following places: head, upper neck, hand, fingers or anywhere else that cannot be covered by the appropriate dress required for this position, do you agree to have them removed prior to your background interview?
I agree to have them removed.
I do NOT agree to have them removed.
I do not have body piercings.
* 35. DEPARTMENT STATUS: Are you a current LVMPD employee, either full-time or part-time?
Yes No
* 36. DEPARTMENT STATUS: If you are a current LVMPD employee, are you aware you will be subject to a full background investigation? This investigation may include a polygraph and psychological evaluation. In the event it is determined that you are or have been untruthful (in this background investigation or any previous background investigation) or have otherwise been found to have engaged in other misconduct, you may be subject to discipline up to termination (If not a current employee, please answer "N/A")?
Yes
No
N/A
* 37. CONDITIONS (OPEN COMPETITIVE): I hereby acknowledge the condition(s) of employment and physical conditions 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
* 38. Cheating includes, but is not limited to, receiving or providing answers or test questions to another candidate/employee, sharing confidential information regarding a testing process or elements of a test, and/or falsifying or omitting information on an application or any element used for evaluation for employment/promotion. Do you understand that if you are discovered cheating during this process, you will be disqualified from this and any other employment opportunities with the LVMPD, and that if you are a current employee of the LVMPD, you will be terminated?
Yes
No
* 39. 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
* 40. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) How did you FIRST learn of this employment opportunity?
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
LVAC
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
Sign or Billboard
Movie Theater
Other
* 41. 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.")
* 42. 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.")
* 43. 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
* 44. 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.")
* 45. 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.")
* 46. 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.")
* 47. 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
Classroom and online
I do not have a college degree.
* 48. RECRUITING: (This question is for statistical purposes only.) Have you served in any branch of the United States military, and if so, which branch?
I have not served in the military.
Air Force (Active Duty)
Army (Active Duty)
Coast Guard (Active Duty)
Marines (Active Duty)
Navy (Active Duty)
Reserve or National Guard (Any Branch)
* Required Question

 
Job Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/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/MD530 series and Airbus H135, H145 series helicopters.
• Avionics experience.
• Specialized training and classes in helicopter repair.
• Be familiar with the Digital Airware Aviation Management Software program.

 
Employer
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

400 S. Martin L. King
Las Vegas NV 89106
United States