Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Mar 04, 2021
Closes
Mar 11, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Serves as an Assistant Manager in the Office of Airports (ARP) Management Staff, ARP-10. Oversees a wide range of operational and administrative programs pertaining to the development, evaluation, and implementation of organization-wide national initiatives, standards, and projects in support of the Associate Administrator for Airports in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Responsibilities

Provides leadership and decision making to facilitate the development of organizational strategic plans, integration of administrative initiatives/activities, and analysis of operational and/or organizational programs. Serves as subject matter expert to provide recommendations on operational and administrative topics, and present organizational briefings to convey strategic vision or organizational policies.

Manages staff to administer a wide range of business management support services for the Office of Airports including: budget formulation and execution; records management; employee recognition and rewards; internal personnel actions and coordination; employee onboarding; data management; logistics and space management; emergency planning and preparedness; contract administration and procurement; and executive correspondence and communications (including Congressionals, Reports to Congress, and Freedom of Information Act requests, etc.); and other support functions as needed.

Provides direction on business policies and communication to include position management, and typical personnel liaison functions and duties. Provides input in the development, review, and implementation of performance management for Executives, bargaining unit and non-bargaining unit employees.

Serves as technical expert on budgetary policies and communications to include assisting with developing and/or approving multi-year budget submissions, and directing budget formulation, execution, and planning. Develops financial strategies for the organization, and provides budgetary advice and guidance. Oversees and supports the development and preparation of budget justifications, presentations and briefings.

Exercises supervisory responsibility to communicate the organization's vision and objectives, set priorities, assign tasks and responsibilities, monitor and evaluating performance of organizational units, managers and employees; coach and develop staff; approving leave; and taking corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

Creates positive working relationships to ensure coordinated responses with counterparts at the appropriate levels of the Airports organization, along with other organizations to enable problem solving at its lowest levels.

Communicates and maintains close and continuing contact with key representatives of both internal and external customers to include other FAA Offices, employees, managers, and union representatives.

Communicates and reinforces diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs in all areas of responsibility, and participates in the labor-management partnership process by fostering a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

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)
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Some, all, or none of the referred candidates may be interviewed.


Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-J or FG/GS-14) that 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 define as:
  • experience leading an organization with a focus on building strong interpersonal relationships across functional areas, addressing various business and administrative disciplines; OR
  • experience providing strategic direction and leadership; OR
  • experience formulating budget policies. processes, and practices, and applying practical expertise and proven experience in administering large organizational programs. OR
  • experience applying advanced management principles, methods and techniques to direct and execute technical, operational and administrative programs and operations.

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.

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, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.

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.

Education

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

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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.

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.

Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

NOTES :

1) 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 Leadership and Management Dimension and Technical Requirement.

In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimension and/or Technical Requirement, 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.

2. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: https://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm.

3. 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.

4. Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period: Unless previously completed, the incumbent must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this supervisory or managerial position.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

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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
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

ALL applicants MUST submit the following:

(1) resume with complete work history; and
(2) a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action).

For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-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.

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/ .

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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