This position serves as a District Facilities Manager (DFM) within in one of the multiple Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Technical Operations (AJW) Districts. Position reports directly to the Technical Operations District Manager. lncumbent directs the maintenance and repair of National Airspace System (NAS) equipment and facilities within assigned group.Learn more about this agency
Manages and directs.a highly technical worHorce found in specific Districts consisting of numerous System Support Centers (SSCs) of varying size, type, and complexity. Directs the maintenance and operations within the District. Area may extend beyond state boundaries and include regional, national, and international operations.
Serves as a second level manager in the organization with one level of subordinate managerial officials. Uses effective performance management to lead assigned group in completing the mission and meeting FAA and Air Traffic Organization goals and objectives.
Actively promotes, support and participates in the FAA's Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs. Managerial duties typically affect employees and managers in more than one organizational unit/project program, and include: planning; communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning task and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary
actions as appropriate.
Defines, plans and organizes assigned budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the Technical Operations organization. Applies advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, advanced knowledge of budget personnel, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the organization. Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures, and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion.
Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of higher level management. Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution. Responsible to ensure successful integration and modernization of the NAS. Supports the implementation of Concept of Operations(CONOPS) evolution within the District.
Maintains contacts both internal and external to the District, including senior management union representatives, service center personnel, members of the state local and federal government, foreign government aviation officials general public, ATO Service Units, FAA lines of business representatives of the aviation industry and military to facilitate resolution of air traffic operational and technical program issues. Frequently represents the FAA on interagency/industry committees and national and international groups that develop, monitor and evaluate District programs and operations. Has authority to make commitments for subordinate organizational units, within guidelines.
Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically by higher level management, usually through status reports and organizational performance measures. Has discretion to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the tactical (short-term) objectives of the major subdivision. Work activities typically impact directly on project/program objectives for more than one organizational unit and for the major subdivision.
Work frequently affects the major subdivision's internal and external customers.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
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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)
- A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-J/FG/GS-14 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 is technical experience gained in positions within organizations that are responsible for design, development, operations, maintenance performance and evaluation of the NAS. This experience may be acquired through functions such as the acquisition and deployment of NAS programs and systems; the operations and maintenance functions in field facilities, and the evaluation and performance functions in District Offices, regional offices and/or headquarters.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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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.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative, 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 Managerial Selection Factor (MSF).
In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each MSF, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each MSF. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your MSF 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.
Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
This position is temporary not to exceed two years and may be extended or made permanent.
Temporary change of station will be paid in accordance with the Travel Policy.
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 safe to relocate.
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
You must apply on-line to receive consideration for this position. Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered.
You may fax supplemental documents to 847-294-7858. Please ensure you have the vacancy announcement number on the documents.
Supplemental documents must be received 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.
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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