Supervisory, Air Traffic Control Specialist (Executive Officer)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Leesburg, Virginia
Posted
Oct 17, 2020
Closes
Oct 20, 2020
Function
Executive
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The incumbent is an Executive Officer (XO) at an EnRoute facility. This MSS-3 managerial position is responsible for exercising supervisory responsibilities over subordinate managers responsible for multiple facility support activities. These activities include planning and infrastructure, quality assurance, systems efficiency, domestic and international procedures, automation, and training.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent directs a highly technical multi-layered workforce team through subordinate managers that provide administrative, tactical and strategic support to facility operations and that have impact on the effective and efficient use of the National Airspace System (NAS). The teams consist of a combination of operational and non-operational air traffic control specialists, management officials, technical support personnel, and an administrative support workforce.

The XO is responsible for oversight, planning and directing multiple support activities for the facility, such as training, airspace and procedures, plans and programs and other facility program areas. The incumbent serves as the lead for a functionally integrated team of technical and administrative managers and other personnel. Provides training, coaching and guidance to subordinates and facilitates team building throughout their program areas. Using measures of organizational performance, continuously reviews work progress to assure that results meet the agency's mission and the customers' needs. Serves as a member of the management team and provides advice on ways to improve organizational performance and strategic goals.

Continuously reviews work processes to assure that results meet the mission and goals of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the needs of the aviation community, and the safety of the flying public. Provides training, coaching, and guidance to subordinate managers and is responsible for team building. Participates in accident investigations and incidents as directed by higher authority.

Provides vision and leadership to facility teams. Assigns work to be accomplished by subordinate managers and their staff. Sets and adjusts long and short-term goals and priorities in support of FAA Flight plan initiatives.

Approves leave; prepares schedules for completion of work; assigns work to subordinates based on priorities; evaluates work performance of subordinates ensuring equity of performance standards and ratings; gives advice on work and on administrative matters; makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinates; hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints; effects disciplinary actions; recommends/approves selections and transfers; recommends awards or bonuses; approves expenses for overtime, equipment, and personnel; and identifies and arranges for developmental and other training needs of subordinates.

Recommends necessary budgetary and reprogramming actions required to ensure the effective operation of the facility. Recommends, reviews and revises operational and administrative procedures to ensure compliance with national programs. Recommends and allocates budget, staff, and other resources to accomplish objectives that impact multiple organizational units/projects/programs and across multiple functions and/or disciplines.

Communicates and reinforces diversity and EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibility, including selection, training and transfers. Supports and participates in the labor-management partnership process and fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner.

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.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • FAA Form 3330-43


Qualifications

Specialized experience is required. 1. Must have held an FAA 2152 FV-J/FG-14 or above regional or headquarters position for at least 1 year (52 weeks); OR 2. Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility;

(NOTE: An employee who has been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility that is upgraded is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded position, since he/she has been performing the higher graded work); OR 3. Must have held a MSS-2 position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility.

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. QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

Evaluation Criteria (EMP-1.14; FAA Managerial Workforce Planning MSC-10.4): Eligible candidates will be evaluated based on FAA Managerial Workforce Planning Selection Factors 1 through 4. Within your application package, please provide a brief explanation of your possession of each of the Managerial workforce Planning MWP) Selection Factors. Applicants that fail to address these factors will be disqualified from further consideration.

Education

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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.

Pay rates for FAA employees, including locality pay, are capped by law as of January 5, 2020 at $197,300.

In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, this position may be a Career Enhancement Assignment/Career Progression. The selectee(s) may be eligible for pay retention. Career Diversity is not enhanced when an employee is assigned to a staff or supervisory position in which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility.

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

Interview Statement: Some, all or none of the candidates may be interviewed.

In addition to uploading a resume and all other required application forms, applicants must complete and submit the first page of FAA Form 3330-43, Rating of Air Traffic Experience. The form must include from and to dates of experience, position title, series and grade/level of all positions held. The form must be submitted by uploading a copy as an attachment to the application through USAJOBS . It must be received by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants will be considered ineligible if the form is not received by the closing date of this announcement.

NOTE: Applicants are reminded that FAA Form 3330-43 is required and NOT FAA Form 3330-43-1.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

In addition to uploading a resume and all other required application forms,candidates must address each of the MWP Selection Factors listed in this announcement and submit the first page of FAA Form 3330-43, Rating of Air Traffic Experience. FAA Form 3330-43 must include from and to dates of experience, position title, series and grade/level of all positions held. The form must be submitted by uploading a copy as an attachment to the application through USAJOBS,by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants will be considered ineligible if the form is not received by the closing date of this announcement.

NOTE: Applicants are reminded that FAA Form 3330-43 is required and NOT FAA Form 3330-43-1.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/ .

Forms:
  • FAA-3330-43 : Rating of Air Traffic Experience


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. 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.

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