SummaryThe position reports directly to the Executive Director and Deputy Director of the Office of Environment and Energy (AEE). The manager in this role leads and coordinates FAA's efforts to meet its environmental goals and obligations with respect to agency facilities and the environmental consequences of agency actions.Learn more about this agencyHelpOverviewAccepting applicationsOpen & closing dates09/20/2022 to 09/29/2022Salary$131,917 - $203,700 per yearThe salary listed above includes a 31.53% locality payment for the Washington, DC metropolitan area.Pay scale & gradeFV KHelpLocation1 vacancy in the following location:Washington, DCTelework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.Relocation expenses reimbursedNoAppointment typePermanent -Work scheduleFull-time -ServiceExceptedPromotion potentialNAJob family (Series)0028 Environmental Protection SpecialistSupervisory statusYesSecurity clearanceSecretDrug testYesAnnouncement numberAWA-AEE-22-0026BR-79449Control number678343300HelpThis job is open toThe publicU.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the US Individuals with disabilitiesVeteransSpecial authoritiesIndividuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.Clarification from the agencyAlso open to applicants eligible under 30% or more disabled Veterans hiring authority.HelpDutiesOversees the Environmental Policy program and supervises a Division of subject-matter experts to provide policy recommendations and advice to AEE and senior management on a broad range of environmental issues, including: sustainability, climate change and adaptation, energy conservation and compliance with environmental laws at FAA facilities; agency policy and procedures for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental review laws; historic preservation and tribal consultation; environmental justice and equity issues; and emerging environmental issues, including new entrants to aviation (eg, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Advanced Air Mobility vehicles) and proposed regulations and legislation that may be relevant to FAA.Provides leadership to the Environmental Policy Division staff in working with the other FAA Lines of Business and Staff Offices to improve the environmental performance of the agency by: sharing information and providing opportunities for professional development through the Environmental Network and annual Environmental Forum; collecting and reporting data on meeting US sustainability requirements at FAA facilities and providing guidance and support for implementation of environmental management systems; and providing issue-specific or project-level assistance as needed.Managerial duties include communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities, coaching and developing staff; monitoring and evaluating performance of managers and employees; employee recognition and rewards, approving leave; and taking corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate. Communicates and reinforces diversity and EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibility; and participates in the labor-management partnership process by fostering a work environment where are all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner.Applies a detailed knowledge of the technical aspects of the work that is directed; a detailed knowledge of budget, human resource management, and other administrative policies and procedures to monitor, direct, and provide oversight of projects and programs. Regularly reviews projects and programs to make sure they are aligned with long and short-term goals, objectives, and plans. Establishes and refines division objectives to support those goals and plans. Ensures that the broad technical staff has the required guidance to carry out policies, programs, and regulatory oversight functions.Serves in a leadership position that influences a technical workforce by facilitating the integration of programs and policies; advocating the tactical use of concepts and technologies to advance the strategic goals of the organization. Coordinates with multiple internal/ external customers, other lines of business, and industry on unique issues; and coordinates, monitors and tracks multiple activities and programs across the organization.Contacts are routinely internal and external to the major subdivision. Internal contacts are with subordinates, peers, and higher level management to discuss the statuses and results of projects/programs and plan for the future. May represent APL or the FAA externally as a primary point of contact for policies/ procedures or other project/program purposes. Has the authority, within guidelines, to make commitments for the major subdivision, to establish new policies/procedures, and to make exceptions.Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically through organizational performance measures to determine success in achieving planned results. Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of all projects/programs with the tactical and strategic (short-term and long-term) objectives of the major subdivision and LOB/SO.HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentReview 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.Designated or Random Drug Testing required.Travel may be to Domestic and International locations.Unless previously completed, the incumbent must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this supervisory or managerial position.This Level 2 (Non-Critical Sensitive; Secret) position requires favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.QualificationsTo qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-J, FG/GS-14 level. This experience is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.Specialized experience is defined as: Experience developing and implementing federal agency procedures in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental and energy laws, regulations, and policies; ORExperience providing policy recommendations and guidance on environmental and/or energy conservation matters pertaining to aviation operations within the National Airspace System; ORExperience providing policy recommendations and guidance on sustainability, climate change and adaptation pertaining to aviation operations within the National Airspace System.You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Leadership & Management Dimensions and/or Technical Requirements listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical; or (4) priority grouping referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.This announcement is also being advertised under VA #AWA-AEE-22-0026BR-79448. Please review both vacancy announcements before making application to determine your eligibility to apply.SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR:In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position.This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Experience developing and implementing federal agency procedures with respect to the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental and energy laws, regulations, and policiesIMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Leadership and Management Dimensions,Other Factors,andTechnical Requirements answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate.EducationEducation cannot be substituted for experience.Preview Job QuestionnaireMake sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.Additional informationWe 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_requirementsThe US 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.Leave Enhancement: FAA organizations may offer enhanced annual leave accrual to newly appointed or reappointed employees. In order to receive consideration for such a benefit, applicants' prior non-Federal service or active duty uniformed service must directly relate to the duties of the position to which appointed. Granting enhanced annual leave is at the sole discretion of the hiring organization, and granting such benefit is not an entitlement nor guaranteed to any newly hired employee.NOTES:1. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about Core Compensation is available at: https://www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/benefits.2. 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 Managerial Selection Factor.In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Managerial Selection Factor, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your 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.This is not a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA Read moreHelpA career with the US government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated.Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.HelpA career with the US government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.Only supplemental documentation (eg transcript, certifications, SF-50, and/or veterans' documentation) will be accepted in combination with your on-line application or faxed to 202-267-7032. These documents must be uploaded on faxed or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number.For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit -guide.pdf.Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, illegible or missing documents.Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents received via the email system. Documents sent via email will NOT receive consideration.All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.Forms: SF-15: Application for 10-Point Veteran PreferenceIf you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees fromschools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the US Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.