Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 13, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Rules and Regulations Group is responsible for providing direction and guidance concerning airspace actions, environmental issues and UAS as well as for developing rules and policies within the National Airspace System (NAS).

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Responsibilities

He/she serves as Team Manager for the Airspace Rules & Regulations Team and reports to the Rules & Regulations Group Manager on all aspects of program responsibilities. The Team Manager provides oversight for Agency rulemaking projects, general airspace actions and proposals, airspace boundary certifications, Title 14 CFR part 71 rules, Class B and C airspace, ATS routes, Title 14 CFR part 73 rules (prohibited and restricted areas), non-rulemaking airspace actions (military operations areas, warning areas, alert areas, and national security areas), Temporary Flight Restrictions, Department of State and Department of Defense proposed civil and military airspace actions. Directs the work of subordinate employees for more than one organizational unit/project/program within a major subdivision. The Team Manager provides direction to staff on proposed and final rules for 14 CFR parts 65, 71, 73, 77, 91, 93, 99, 101, 103, 105, and 189 airspace actions for publication in the Federal Register, processes non-rulemaking Special Use Airspace (SUA) proposals and prepares National Flight Data Digest (NFDD) inputs for approved non-rulemaking SUA proposals.

Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspect of the work directed as it relates to the movement of air traffic within the National Airspace System (NAS). He/she applies an advanced knowledge of budget, human resource, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the major subdivision. Defines, plans, and organizes assigned budget, staff, and other resources to accomplish objectives for more than one organizational unit/project/program. Manages budget and either reallocates resources among organizational units/ projects/programs or requests additional resources, as needed.

He/she resolves all but unique problems without intervention from higher-level manager. He/she exercises the full range of supervisory responsibilities including planning, communicating the organization's vision and objectives, setting priorities, assignment of work and responsibilities, monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate. Has the authority, within guidelines, to make commitments for subordinate organizational units.

He/she actively promotes, supports, and participates in the FAA's Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs. He/she directs team in the performance of a variety of special and/or sensitive assignments, involving the research, analysis, development of written materials, and coordination of substantive program issues and activities. Senior management typically reviews individual and organizational performance periodically through organizational performance measures to determine success in achieving planned results.

He/she has discretion to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the short term objectives of Mission Support Services. The Group's work directly affects the organizational unit and Mission Support Services Service.

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


Qualifications

Candidates must have 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 defined as:
  • Experience in developing and implementing new and revised regulations governing the movement of air traffic in 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.*

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.**

This position is not covered by PL 92-267 for early retirement purposes, and is therefore, not eligible for "good time" credit.

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.

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: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm

3) Unless previously completed, the incumbent must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this supervisory or managerial position.

4) This is a temporary reassignment or promotion NTE 2 years; however, it may be extended or terminated at any time, at management discretion. Position may become permanent without further competition.

5) 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.

6) In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, this position MAY be a Career Enhancement Program/Career Progression assignment. 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. Pay retention is not guaranteed.

7) Position is ineligible for true time and one half.

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

Only supplemental documentation (e.g. transcript, certifications, SF-50, and/or veterans' documentation) will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 202-267-7032 or 1-866-291-3009 on or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number.

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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