Air Traffic Control Specialist (Staff Support Specialist)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Camp Springs, Maryland
Posted
Jul 01, 2022
Closes
Jul 04, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Serves as a Staff Support Specialist (MSS-1) at a Level 5 Terminal Facility, Terminal Services. Responsible for tactical, strategic, and administrative support of multiple program areas such as training, quality control, quality assurance, traffic management, airspace and procedures, plans and programs, operational automation, military operations, special and security operations, safety management system, safety reporting and other areas of specialty identified collaboratively at the local level. The work required a comprehensive knowledge of the ATC field and familiarization with the many integral components of the industry which comprise the National Air Space. Specialists must have the ability to apply this knowledge to the analysis, evaluation and development of new methods, studies, approaches, and procedures. The Staff Support Specialist must be knowledgeable of agency wide programs, facility goals and objectives. Must be able to communicate clearly and tailor their message to the target audience.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.


Qualifications

Candidates must show Specialized Experience, which is defined as:

1) Must have held an FAA 2152-FG-14 or above, regional or headquarters position for a least one year (52 weeks);

OR

2) Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least one year (52 weeks) at an ATS facility; NOTE: An employee who has been facility rated or area certified for at least one year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility that is upgraded, is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded positions, since the employee has been performing the higher-graded work;

OR

3) Must have held an MSS position for at least one year(52 weeks) in an ATS facility;

NOTE: There are no restrictions on who can apply to MSS vacancies at those facilities with 3 or less MSS levels. In addition to the qualifications listed above for MSS positions, the chart on MSS positions will be used to determine which career level applicants are qualified to make application.

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.

This is a T emporary Detail not-to-exceed three years . Management reserves the right to terminate the detail at any time. Upon completion of this assignment, the selected employee shall return to his/her original permanent position.

Temporary Detail will be for a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 3 years .

Interview Policy: If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.

Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements.

Early Retirement: Position is not covered under P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes.

Incomplete Applications:

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Staff Support Specialists.

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