Work Location: Holloman Air Force Base, NM

Roles & Responsibilities: Part Time Non-Exempt

Responsible for range operations and safety, except in situations where weapons release clearance responsibility is transferred to other Weapons Release Authority.  Issue instructions that ensure a safe environment where disparate on-going operational and maintenance activity occur simultaneously. Coordinate range user activity, develop, brief and publish schedules, inspect and prepare targets for use. Perform facility and equipment checklists, report outages, maintain logs and collect data. Assist or supplement personnel in operating WISS Scoring, PITS, vehicle and equipment maintenance, landscaping and housekeeping. Will be qualified as a Wild land Firefighter II. Work is performed under minimum supervision or following specific procedures or detailed instructions.

Specific Tasking include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for issuing instructions that ensures a safe range environment where disparate on-going
  • Maintain a close watch over air and ground activity and is always on the look out to prevent intrusion of unknown aircraft and/or ground personnel.
  • Obtain and disseminate schedules and other information in a timely manner that allows for safe and efficient range operations.
  • Brief visitors and on-coming crews at shift change and .
    • Develop, implement, or revise working documents such as range opening and closing checklists, events log etc, in compliance with management approval, applicable regulations, and operations at the outset when changes are required.
    • Inspect strafe pits, all communications equipment involving RCO operations and the effective operation of the digital voice recorder.
    • Verify all checklist items are ready for action and report equipment outages to the appropriate personnel and management.
    • Document in detailed descriptive word picture without abbreviation, the movement of aircraft, ground personnel, emergencies, deliveries, equipment outages, accidents, visitors and their intentions and any unusual event in the Events log and the RCO log as appropriate.
  • Document range maintenance, in the range maintenance log, distribute and file all reports, maintain and make new files as needed.
  • Must be able to quickly analyze many variables and choose the most effective course of action for safety and efficiency at any given point in time.

Work Conditions: The working conditions will vary. RCO performs the bulk of his duties from the control tower. Ability to perform long periods of standing, walking, bending, reaching and lifting in an outdoor environment.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job demands will require physical dexterity and flexibility. Must be physically able to sit, stand, kneel and climb.

Overtime required at times to support operations.


High School Diploma

Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in one of the following, rated aircrew, Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC), Enlisted Terminal Attack Controller (ETAC) or Air Traffic Controller (ATC) in the management, supervision or control of air operations on a conventional or tactical military range.

Able to operate UHF, VHF, FM, LMR and telephonic two-way communications equipment.

A working knowledge of range scoring systems, range target systems, and emergency response actions.

Current Driver License

US Citizenship required and ability to obtain at minimum an interim Secret security clearance prior to hire and be granted and maintain a Secret security clearance throughout employment.

Must be able to meet minimum physical requirements listed in Air Force Instruction 13-212 and qualify as a Wild land Firefighter II.

All candidates will be required to pass a consumer report and/or consumer investigation to include SSN, Driver Record and Criminal Background Investigation.


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