Supervisory Aviation Safety Compliance Officer

Wallops Island, Virginia
Jul 05, 2022
Jul 12, 2022
Full Time

The Manager creates dashboards and the ODA Scorecard to monitor the health of the ODA system as well as supervises multiple employees engaged in mainly Professional, Technical and Engineering work. In addition, the Manager supports the Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety (AVS-1) and the Deputy Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety (AVS-2) to: execute ODA daily operations; align resources, activities and stakeholders with Aviation Safety (AVS) objectives; develop ODA Office personnel and resources consistent with AVS's future needs; and foster a work environment and culture that emphasizes employee engagement, risk-based decision-making, innovation, collaboration, communication, accountability, diversity and inclusion throughout the office.

Direct Report Supervision: Monitors and evaluates performance. Executes personnel actions and/or corrective or disciplinary actions. Works to prepare employees for future opportunities across the division, with focus on continuity of operations and long term organizational success. Coaches, mentors and develops employees to perform current work and support career progression for the future. Ensures employees have technical skills to accomplish their assigned tasks.

Team Environment: Monitors organizational health and regularly seek input and feedback from employees. Establishes and enhances practices to encourage diversity and inclusion, communication, collaboration and innovation in the resolution of issues. Communicates and regularly reinforces connectivity between subordinate employee activities and the broader AIR mission. Defines and assigns accountability for key internal performance objectives. Engages personnel in monitoring key performance indicators and making adjustments necessary to achieve key performance objectives. Work with employees to identify resource needs and advocates for resources on behalf of the team.

Operations Monitoring: Engages employees in documenting, refining and assuring compliance with processes governing all activities. Assesses the productivity, quality, effectiveness and efficiency of Field Operations processes. Monitors and approves expenditure for funds. Reviews and approves time and attendance and assures accurate labor distribution reporting. Assigns, communicates and clarifies context for tasks and responsibilities. Oversees daily operation s to ensure timeliness, effectiveness, efficiency, productivity and compliance with policy in attaining organizational goals. Facilities coordination and effective communication across FAA organizations, the aviation industry, other civil aviation authorities and union representatives to accomplish work.

Operational Program Management: Responsible for overall management responsibilities associated with the planning and direction of programs. Develops and implements plans and techniques to improve program and policies to align to AVS strategic goals. Oversees the management of data systems, administrative processes and data entry necessary to support Office performance metrics and dashboards used by the management team to manage performance. Oversees procurement and management of building operation and security, as applicable.


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)
  • A one-year supervisor/managerial probationary period may be required.


To view the complete OPM qualification standard for the 1801 series, please refer to the following:

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-J, FG/GS-14 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience applying Federal Aviation laws and regulations for aircraft certification as it pertains to design, manufacturing, airworthiness or equivalent experience. Experience contributing to and supporting development of strategic plans and techniques in attaining organizational goals; using workforce planning and employee development strategies to enhance organizational performance; influencing regulated entities to assume greater responsibilities for compliance and safety; applying expert knowledge to managing programs/projects; allocating staff, establishing schedules, milestones and priorities; and, identifying deliverables to accomplish goals and objectives.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy 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.

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.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimensions , in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Leadership and Management Dimensions listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

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.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

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