Supervisory Compliance and Enforcement Inspector

Washington, D.C
May 14, 2021
May 16, 2021
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time


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 determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where this position is located, on a regular basis.

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This position is within the FAA, Aviation Safety (AVS), Office of Aerospace Medicine (AAM), Drug Abatement Division, AAM-800. The Office of Aerospace Medicine (AAM) develops and manages medical programs in support of Aviation Safety.

The incumbent functions as the Deputy Division Director for the Drug Abatement Division. The Deputy position reports directly to the Division Director to address all of the ad-hoc issues, and daily matters that warrant special attention of the Division Director. Serves as alternate to the Director, sharing fully in responsibilities for the overall planning and direction of all organizational activities. In partnership with the Director, the Deputy is an integral part to management's efficiency and effectiveness.

The incumbent assists the Division Director, Branch Managers, and others in planning, management, control of the Divisions activities, accomplishing the Division's goals, monitoring correspondence (including the review and coordination to ensure that deadlines are met), acting as a neutral union liaison, as well as fulfilling requests from other elements of AAM (i.e.. business plans, emergency preparedness, etc.).

Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed. The primary duties include, but are not limited, to the following: Assisting in the planning, management, and control of the Division's activities; Participating in the development of national policies, standards, systems, and regulations; Providing assistance to the Division Director in accomplishing the Division's goals; Monitoring correspondence activities for the Division, including review and coordination on correspondence and ensuring deadlines are met; Acting as the Division's liaison with the program requests from other elements of the Office of Aerospace Medicine. i.e.. business plans, emergency preparedness, etc.; and Leading special projects, as assigned.

Acts on behalf of the Director during absences. Collaborates with the Director on all issues related to exercising leadership over the organization . Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures and mission objectives, which leave considerable room for discretion. Provides guidance to subordinate managers and employees for preventing and resolving problems without the intervention of higher level management except where LOB/SO or FAA-wide interests are at stake.

Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures, and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion.

Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically by higher-level management, usually through status reports and organizational performance measures.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


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.
  • A one-year supervisor/managerial probationary period may be required
  • Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.
  • Please Review Required Documents & Additional Information


Reference OPMs Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions.

Supervisory Qualification Guide:

To qualify for this position at the FV-K (FG/GS 15) level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-J (FG/GS 14) level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as: managing a diverse workforce and/or leading others, including planning and assigning work, project management, decision making, improving and controlling performance, selecting employees, and promoting Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), human relations, and employee participation; managing and providing oversight in the programs responsible for Drug and Alcohol Compliance and Enforcement; experience providing oversight for, and/or fulfilling requests from various elements of AAM.

Examples of specialized experience should be included in your resume.


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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.

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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.

FAA employees, their spouses and minor children may not hold stock or any other securities interest in an airline, aircraft manufacturing company, or in a supplier of components of parts to an aircraft manufacturing company. This prohibition is effective on the date of your appointment. If selected, your acceptance of the agency's final offer means you agree to comply with this prohibition. Questions may be directed to an agency ethics official at .

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

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.


1) All applicants MUST apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted.

2) This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website:

3) 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.

4) Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

5) To confirm receipt emailed documents, please call 405-954-3969

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

Drug test required

Required Documents

Notification of Personnel Action (SF50)

Documentation such as Veteran's documentation etc. will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or emailed to on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current 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 a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system . If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: .

Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are thoseveterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service.Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

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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