Aeronautical Information Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 19, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional 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 AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required
  • Successful completion of security investigation may be required
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Please Review Required Documents & Additional Information
  • Reference - OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions in conjunction with Individual Occupational Requirements for 1361: Navigational Information Series.

    TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION AT THE FG-11 LEVEL, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the FG-9 level 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:

    • developing, maintaining and revising of terminal/en-route instrument flight procedures; aeronautical data contained in products/publications;
    • ensuring appropriate application of Federal Aviation Regulations, specifications, standards and criteria; resolves data discrepancies;
    • assists in the development of Notices to Airmen;
    • analyzes, evaluates and verifies quality of printed products.
    • experience in the development of Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP), using any of the following systems: Instrument Procedures Development Systems (IPDS), Instrument Approach Procedures Automation (IAPA), and Terminal Area Route Generations and Traffic Simulations (TARGETS).

    OR

    EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. (Transcripts Required)

    NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.

    TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED: To qualify based on education; you must submit a copy of your college transcripts, please fax or upload. Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.

    • If selected, official transcripts will be required prior to employment.
    • Schools must be accredited by an accrediting Institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
    • Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.edu.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.htm
    • Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalency to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.

    TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION AT THE FG-12 LEVEL, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the FG-11 level 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 as a technical specialist for one or more of the following program areas:

    • development, maintenance and revision of terminal/en-route instrument flight procedures (IFPs);
    • collect, evaluate, and verify aeronautical data; initiating Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)
    • coordination/integration of IFPs into the NAS; identify & resolve problems
    • experience preforming reviews of basic, nonprocedural work regarding IFPs/NOTAMs
    • collect, interpret, and consolidate aeronautical data to develop and/or revise IFPs; or automated applications used by the organization.
    • experience in development of Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP), working with Instrument Procedures Development Systems (IPDS), Instrument Approach Procedures Automation (IAPA), and Terminal Area Route Generations and Traffic Simulations (TARGETS).

    TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION AT THE FG-13 LEVEL, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the FG-12 level 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 as a technical specialist for one or more of the following program areas:

    • development, maintenance and revision of terminal/en-route Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs); Ensuring IFPs are coordinated and integrated into the NAS and provide for safe operation of aircraft;
    • collecting, evaluating and verifying aeronautical data; Experience providing subject matter guidance on automation applications as used by Aeronautical Information Services;
    • ensuring the construction and publication of all aeronautical charts/publications that support commercial, military and general aviation meet operational requirements; Initiate Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs).
    • experience in development of Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP), working with Instrument Procedures Development Systems (IPDS), Instrument Approach Procedures Automation (IAPA) and, Terminal Area Route Generations and Traffic Simulations (TARGETS).

    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.

    Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

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

    Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    See Qualifications Required.

    Information Regarding KSAs:

    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 KSA, 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 Quality Ranking Factor (QRF), if applicable, and the KSA’s listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

    You may also be considered for this vacancy based on eligibility under the 30% or More Disabled Veteran Program, Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment, and Persons with Disabilities/Persons with Targeted Disabilities. To be considered for one of these special hiring authorities, you must identify your eligibility in your questionnaire in the Applicant-Preferred Conditions of Employment section.

    In addition, you must submit documentation that provides evidence of eligibility as indicated in the "Required Documents" section of the announcement. If you are requesting consideration for any of the special hiring authorities, you must submit the following documentation:

    30% or More Disabled Veteran Program: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred), and supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from branch of the Armed Forces certifying to the present existence of the veteran’s service-connected disability.

    Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred). Applicants claiming 10-point preference must provide supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as, an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the present existence of the veteran’s service-connected disability before preference is awarded.

    Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Targeted Disabilities Appointment: You must provide proof of disability documentation (i.e. Schedule “A” Letter) that:

    • May be a letter or other documentation on official stationery/letterhead with an official signature.

    • Clearly states that you are eligible for appointment under the PWD/PWTD hiring authority or a Schedule A appointment authority as outlined in 5 CFR Section 213.3102(u).”

    • Must indicate that the individual is indeed a “person with an intellectual disability, severe physical disability, or psychiatric disability

    • Does not need to detail the specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation.

    Preview Job Questionnaire Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

    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.

    NOTES:

    1. Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications cannot be accepted.

    2. Some, none, or all candidates may be interviewed.

    3. This announcement may be used to fill vacancies anywhere within AJV-A400.

    4. Position may be filled at the FG-11, FG-12 or FG-13 level with full promotion potential to FG-13 grade level. Identification of promotion in the vacancy announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon the selectee meeting training qualification requirements, and recommendation by the supervisor.

    5. May be required to travel occasionally.

    6. To check receipt of faxed documents, please call (405) 954-7981.


    This is a bargaining unit position.

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    You 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.

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    Drug test required No


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