This position is located in the Air Traffic Organization, (ATO) Management Services, Technical Labor & Employee Development Directorate, Employee Development Group, AJG-L300. This Group's focus is the administration of learning management solutions and the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of leadership development; talent management programs, and processes for the ATO workforce.Learn more about this agency
Applies expert knowledge of and experience with development of measurement concepts and tools including written tests, oral examinations, methods for measuring and evaluating experience, employment references, current job achievement, employee attitudes, etc.
Applies psychological principles, theories, methods, or data to conduct psychological assessments to select the most appropriate assessment process, validate and administer assessments, and to interpret and report results.
Uses skill observing employees' behavior, traits, interests and capacities to use as the basis in designing and developing learning programs.
Leads the development of workshops, courses, and webinars. Conducts needs analysis, leads design, development, and implementation, transfer of learning to the work environment, learner support, and evaluation of learning.
Formulates, develops, implements, and evaluates assessments and development curricula for program participants.
Applies expert knowledge of current adult learning and development theories, principles, and practices to plan development programs and learning events including objectives, content, and application exercises.
Conducts research to identify and evaluate processes, assessments and other career development resources to develop and implement selection processes and talent reviews for succession planning and other development programs.
Observes the development needs of groups of employees to design and develop programs and to tailor programs and learning events to meet learner and organizational needs, especially accounting for organizational culture, processes, and practices.
Reviews program curricula and products and recommends changes to enhance learning and application.
Performs studies and reviews of organizational, employee, and applicant assessment services to facilitate the identification and selection of high quality talent for the organization.
Provides expert level knowledge of instructional design principles and practices and the ability to apply these to program and course design to provide highly effective learning experiences and to perform job task analysis to develop instructional methods, techniques and competencies for ATO programs and course design.
Manages a complex and challenging portfolio of instructional design projects with multiple concurrent priorities and competing demands.
Not required - The job does not require any travel.
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Conditions Of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.
Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-J or FG/GS-14) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Experience providing organizational, employee, and applicant assessment services to facilitate the identification and selection of high quality talent for the organization. AND;
Experience leading instructional design and development teams to produce development programs.
This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).
Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.
Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.
Primary Qualification Method:
NOTE: Copy of college or university transcript must be submitted, please fax to and annotate announcement number on coversheet.
Applicants must meet the qualification requirements for PSYCHOLOGIST: applicant must have successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelor's degree or higher that included a major in Psychology or equivalent for all specializations except Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology.
Specialized Experience:(Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.) in addition to the above requirements, MUST possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-J, FG/GS-14 in the Federal Service.Preview Job Questionnaire
Make sure your Resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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 Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant, 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 section, 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 all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.
4. Management may choose to interview some, all, or none of the referred applicants.
5. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/policy_guidance/hr_policies/hrpm/comp/comp_ref?
6. This is a Level 1 (Low Risk) position that requires favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment.
This is not a bargaining unit position.
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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
Only supplemental documentation (e.g. transcript, certifications, SF-50, and/or veterans' documentation) will be accepted in combination with your on-line application.
These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 202-267-7032 or 1-866-291-3009 on or before the closing date of the announcement.
All submitted documents must reference the announcement number.
This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 180 series.
College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the, 180 series with the FAA.
College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 180 series.
If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.
All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.
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.
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.
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.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.
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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)
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.
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Agency contact information
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HQ Employment Services Branch
800 Independence Ave, SW, Room 523
Washington, DC 20591
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