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    Serves as a senior Management and Program Analyst for the Office of Airports (ARP), Washington Headquarters, Administrative Management Staff (ARP-10), performing a wide range of management and program support duties supporting the various programs of the organization at the Headquarters and Regional Office level.

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    Coordinates staff assignments across the organization and works effectively with the team to meet deadlines. Performs ad hoc administrative duties and projects, prepare administrative reports (agendas and minutes), coordinate meetings, workgroup sessions, and training as appropriate, and perform a variety of special assignments. Independently develops written material, and resolve complex program issues and activities. Utilizes planning tools to track the organizational status for timely reporting of action items. Works with analysts across the organization and in other FAA lines of business to develop, coordinate, monitor, and report on corporate activities. Drafts messages and track, coordinate and prepare correspondence as required and use diplomacy in coordinating with internal and external customers in response to inquiries.

    Researches, prepares, and may present reports and briefing materials for senior-level meetings on assigned programs. Supplies background information, analysis, and recommendations for ARP management on current and proposed policies and regulations in regards to assigned programs.

    Designs, develops, initiate, and conducts surveys of management to determine the effectiveness, efficiency, resource requirements, cost-benefit, etc., of established and proposed related or derived policies and programs, and/or future initiatives and plans.

    Analyzes and interprets administrative policies and guidelines to provide management advice and counsel on the operation of assigned programs. Evaluates organizational activities and makes recommendations to ensure conformance and timeliness in meeting goals and objectives.

    Serves as the ARP primary point of contact and attends meetings representing the organization on current or new Agency initiatives such as Workforce Engagement, Leadership Development, Promoting Diversity and Inclusion, Succession Planning, VSIP/VERA, Furlough, and other similar programs and gather ARP’s perspective from senior managers. Develops a plan to keep all senior leaders informed about all aspects of these functions. Tracks all action items and seeks input from senior leaders and carries out all action items that do not require prior approval. Report outcomes and the impact to the organization.

    Coordinates position management with headquarters managers to evaluate and align staff for ARP headquarters program offices, to include working with automated tools. Assists managers with establishing duties and responsibilities of technical and professional positions in accordance with HR policy and guidance. Creates Job Analysis Tools and captures technical competencies in collaboration with management and the servicing HR office. Works with management to identify to HR, positions eligible for targeted recruitment to increase hiring for persons with targeted disabilities, under represented populations, and developmental positions to establish meaningful succession planning.

    Manages the full scope of ARP’s responsibilities in regards to the following functions in consonance with HR policy division: time and attendance (T&A), labor distribution reporting (LDR), Alternate Work Schedules (AWS), Telework, Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves, performance management, travel, awards and recognition. Develops ARP specific correspondence, presentations, and standard operating procedures.

    Manages, facilitates, and leads ARP’s headquarters job applicant interview process to include constructing interview packages, scheduling interviews, responding to applicant requests and inquiries, as well as briefing panel members on the interview process. Manages the ARP orientation process of new employees. Assists employees with the CASTLE system.

    Runs reports and performs analysis in CASTLE, DATAMART and the Federal Personnel Payroll System (FPPS). Coordinate the Department of Transportation, FAA, ARP specific awards and recognition and special emphasis programs for the ARP organization.

    Travel Required

    Not required - The job does not require any travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    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)


    To qualify for this position at the FV-J level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks)of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to FV-I/GS-13 in the Federal Service. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE that has equipped you with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successful the duties of the position. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE for this position include, but are not limited to:

    • Experience leading initiatives within an organization; AND
    • Leading projects that are time-sensitive; AND
    • Analyzing and interpreting policy; researching and developing guidance; AND
    • Recommending changes as necessary intended for diverse audiences to include mangers.


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    Make sure your Resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

    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.


    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 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.

    2) Applicants may be asked to verify information they have provided on their application for employment with the FAA.

    3) Please ensure that you answer all questions and follow instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

    4) 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.

    5) This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACORECompensation.htm.

    6) Management may choose to interview one, some, or none of the referred applicants.

    This is not a bargaining unit position.

    Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    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

    Drug test required


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    Required Documents

    ALL applicants MUST provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) which verifies current position, title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record. You may redact personally identifiable information such as social security number and date of birth.
    If you do not submit the SF-50, your application will be considered incomplete.
    All documents must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

    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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    A career with the U.S. 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.


    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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    How to Apply

    You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.


    We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

    Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

    • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
    • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
    • Employer's name and address
    • Supervisor name and phone number
    • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
    • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
    • Salary

    Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

    You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

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