Program Analyst (Rulemaking)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 23, 2021
Closes
Sep 28, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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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Responsibilities

Position is located within the FAA, Aviation Safety (AVS), Office of Rulemaking (ARM), Regulatory Planning Branch (ARM-310) . The incumbent serves as a Program Analyst and reports to the Regulatory Planning Branch Manager and supports the Office of Rulemaking's (ARM) business processes.

As a Program Analyst, performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under minimal direction from a manager. Primary responsibilities include: managing committee activities and the strategic rulemaking program.

Manages the coordination of administrative management support and program support for Federal advisory committees and aviation rulemaking committees comprised of representatives of the industry and Federal agencies. These duties include but are not limited to serving as a point of contact on the committee process, attending committee meetings, briefing internal and external stakeholders on the committee process, drafting committee charters and other documents related to committee activities, such as memorandums to the FAA Administrator and U.S. DOT Secretary, and keeping management apprised of committee activities.

Serves as the coordinator for the Strategic Rulemaking Program. These duties include but are not limited to coordinating and managing the annual strategic rulemaking planning activity used to identify and prioritize rulemaking actions, and briefing internal stakeholders on the Strategic Rulemaking Program.

As needed, performs other duties as assigned. These duties may include identifying and resolving complex issues and accurately interpreting regulatory and policy issues related to statutes, regulations and program requirements, preparing presentations at meetings, and responding to internal or external communications in support of ARM's mission. Independently plans time. Identifies, plans, and organizes available resources to accomplish projects/programs/activities.

Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. Write memos and policy documents for executive-level review.

Contacts are internal and external. May act as a point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. May be called upon to communicate FAA positions on policies and procedures internally and externally.

Work is reviewed rarely, typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities. Work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more organizational units, major subdivisions, and/or LOB/SOs and may affect the objectives of the FAA.

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

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)


Qualifications

To view the complete qualifications standard, applicants should reference-U.S. Office of Personnel Management Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Management and Program Analysis Series, 0343: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/management-and-program-analysis-series-0343/

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-H, FG/GS-12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience working with committees, panels, or working groups comprised of external stakeholders.

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their Work History.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

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.

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. Your KSA 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.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

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.

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

This is 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

SF-50, NOTIFICATION OF PERSONNEL ACTION.

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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