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Aviation Support

Company: US NAVY
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Act as our eyes and ears in the sky, mapping coasts and ports for Navy intelligence. Gain extensivetraining in radar, sonar and air traffic communications. If you feel more at home above the sea than onit, a career in aviation might be for you. Below are some examples of the vast opportunities in this field.AVIATION JOBS IN THE NAVYAIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERCommercial airlines arent the only ones who need traffic management. In the Navy, our fighterjets, helicopters and reconnaissance aircraft need vigilant Air Traffic Controllers to keep flightdecks and airstrips in check.AIRCREWMAN MECHANICALAs in-flight personnel, AWFs maintain and troubleshoot aircraft while carefully handling milliondollarequipment on board. Perform everything from medical evacuations to small armstransports to delivering necessities to your fellow Sailors out at sea.AIRCREWMAN OPERATORPlaying mind games with your opponent to predict their every move may sound like the plot of amovie, but in reality AWOs are the ultimate defense against the threats from the deep, locating,tracking and engaging hostile submarines.AVIATION ELECTRONICS TECHNICIANOnce an aircraft launches off a carrier, pilots depend on their jets complex electronic systems tooperate all areas of their craft and complete their mission. There is zero room for failure.PAY AND BENEFITSFrom the day you start, youll receive: Competitive salary Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment Free health insurance Free housing A retirement plan Paid trainingEDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition Professional credentials and certifications College credit hours toward a bachelors or associate degree through the American Council onEducationQUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS U.S. citizen or equivalent High school graduate or equivalent 17 years of age or olderGeneral qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youveserved before or whether youve never served before.WORK ENVIRONMENTMake the world your home. You may be assigned to sea or shore squadrons on almost any continent.You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of environmentsfrom airborne aircraft to hangars,hangar decks to flight decks and flight lines at air stations and on aircraft carriers.PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIESThere are part-time opportunities in Air Support for the Navy. Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor,your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthlydrilling, Sailors in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.Required qualifications:

  • 17 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United StatesPreferred qualifications:
    • Drug screening
    • Background check

Keywords: US NAVY, Grand Rapids , Aviation Support, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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