Atcs (support Specialist), (mss-1, Level 12), At-2152-li

Federal Aviation Administration
Leesburg, VA
Apr 29, 2021
May 05, 2021
Full Time
SummaryServes as a Staff Support Specialist (MSS-1) at En Route and Oceanic Centers. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesServes as a Staff Support Specialist (MSS-1) at En Route and Oceanic Centers. Responsible for tactical, strategic, and administrative support of multiple program areas such as training, quality control, quality assurance, traffic management, airspace and procedures, plans and programs, operational automation, military operations, special and security operations, safety management system, safety reporting and other areas of specialty identified collaboratively at the local level. The work requires a comprehensive knowledge of the ATC field and familiarization with the many integral components of the industry which comprise the National Airspace System. Specialists must have the ability to apply this knowledge to the analysis, evaluation and development of new methods, studies, approaches, and procedures. The Staff Support Specialist must be knowledgeable of agency wide programs, facility goals and objectives. Must be able to communicate clearly and tailor their message to the target audience. While not required, hardware/software experience is desirable. Some travel will be required.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 No Promotion Potential NA Job family (Series) 2152 Air Traffic Control Help 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. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE THROUGH AVIATOR QualificationsALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. Candidates must show Specialized Experience, which is defined as:1) Must have held an FAA 2152-FG-14 or above, regional or headquarters position for a least one year (52 weeks)OR2) Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least one year (52 weeks) at an ATS facility; NOTE: An employee who has been facility rated or area certified for at least one year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility that is upgraded, is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded positions, since the employee has been performing the higher-graded work;OR3) Must have held an MSS position for at least one year(52 weeks) in an ATS facility; NOTE: There are no restrictions on who can apply to MSS vacancies at those facilities with 3 or less MSS levels.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.EducationPreview Job Questionnaire Make 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.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.In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, candidates will be rated in accordance with the instructions on FAA Form 3330-43-1 (dated 10/11), Rating of Air Traffic Experience for AT Movement. This position is not covered by PL 92-297 for early retirement purposes.Temporary Positions: A temporary assignment may be terminated at any time at the discretion of management. Upon completion of any temporary internal assignment, an employee shall be returned to his/her original permanent position or to a position at the same grade/level as his/her permanent position in the same commuting area.Permanent employees who accept temporary assignments must be informed that the action is temporary and it is expected that the employee will return to the former permanent position of record.This is a temporary position not to exceed two years; it may be extended, terminated or become permanent without further competition.Interview Policy: If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.Security Requirements: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirement.This is a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA Read more 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. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Other Drug test required Yes Help Required DocumentsSubmit completed Form FAA 3330-43-1, Rating of Air Traffic Experience for AT Movement dated 10/11.Submit FAA Form 3330-43-1 to your designated facility rating official at least 5 days prior to the closing date of the announcement. The rating official will complete FAA Form 3330-43-1 and return it to you. Bids from candidates which have not been certified and signed by facility management will be ineligible for consideration.We are requesting that applicants also provide a direct daytime phone number and/or e-mail address.Incomplete bid packages will not be considered.Not responsible for incomplete faxed application packages.E-mailed applications will not be accepted.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 FAA-3330-43-1 : Rating of Air Traffic Experience For AT Movement If 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 from schools 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. Help BenefitsA 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 benefits Eligibility 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.

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