Air Traffic Control Specialist (Support Specialist)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Posted
Jan 08, 2022
Closes
Jan 16, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

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. For the assigned Facility/Duty Location, performs daily functions of maintaining and or improving operational material and or resources within the assigned area(s) of specialty. Communicates intra/inter facility as well as among various lines of business and industry. Makes recommendations for new projects/studies, taking into account available resources and the accomplishment of facility goals and objectives. Applies expertise toward the completion of projects/studies and facility reports. Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of equipment, facilities, and procedures. Conducts investigations, evaluations, and briefs facility personnel. Develops methods to improve customer service and the quality of support provided. Collaborates freely among facilities, provides feedback and consults with other Staff Support Specialists regardless of duty location. May perform duties outside of the facility commensurate with grade and experience.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding pre-employment COVID Vaccine requirement.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • Qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
  • APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE THROUGH AVIATOR.


Qualifications

Candidates must show specialized experience. Specialized experience is defined as:

1) Must have held an FAA 2152 FV-J/FG-14 or above regional or headquarters positions for at least 1 year (52 weeks);

OR

2) Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) at an ATS facility; (Note: an employee who has been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility that is upgraded is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded position, since he or she has been performing the higher-graded work);

OR

3) Must have held an MSS position for at least 1 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.

In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, candidates will be rated in accordance with the instructions on FAA Form 3330-43-1, Rating of Air Traffic Experience for AT Movement.

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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.

If selected, you will be required to acknowledge/affirm that you are or will be fully vaccinated prior to entering on duty, and will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon entering on duty. If you are not fully vaccinated, your start date may be delayed until you are fully vaccinated or request and receive a legally required exception.

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.

Requirements for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirement.

Position is not covered under P.L 92-297 for early retirement purposes.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Staff Support Specialists.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA