Serves as a management and program analyst performing multiple and varying assignments in support of the program area.Learn more about this agency
Performs a combination of routine and multiple and varying assignments under the general direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. Acts as an individual contributor and/or member of a team for projects/ programs within a defined area of responsibility.
Provides direct support to the Team Manager for the Western Enforcement Team. Performs administrative duties in support of higher level administrative and professional legal office staff. Serves as the administrative focal point for the organization in providing timely and responsible answers to requests for information and clearance of agency documents, materials, legal documents, and other data. Examines and analyzes legal documents, verifies pertinent information, and obtains additional information, as directed by higher level staff. Demonstrates some independence in planning time and using assigned resources to accomplish tasks or small projects.
Assists in developing, reviewing, and analyzing legal reports and documents to ensure completeness. Edits and oversees these documents and ensures proper distribution. Reads, studies, and analyzes legal documents and material for the purpose of compiling information in a narrative form to be use by managers, attorneys, and program specialists. Identifies relevant statutes, regulations and unpublished cases.
Prepares, sends, and tracks legal correspondence and filings. Efficiently processes incoming mail, communications, documents, and filings including date stamping, logging as necessary, and distributing to the appropriate attorney. Performs a variety of support activities for a staff of attorneys in law practices and court proceedings. Receives, screens, and directs incoming telephone calls and visitors in a prompt, professional manner, and accurately records and disseminates messages, as appropriate.
Composes or prepares a variety of executive correspondence, briefing papers, narratives, illustrative material, summaries, and statistical data. Performs file maintenance, including records archiving. Responds orally or in writing to recurring or routine inquiries from Federal, Congressional, and private entities, as well as the general public.
Serves as an administrative resource for the office, providing timely and responsible answers on requests for information, clearance of agency documents, materials and legal documents and other data. Arranges meetings for the legal staff. Maintains office calendar and tracking system and reminds legal staff of deadlines for submitting
various actions or documents. Continuously coordinates and monitors the overall handling of action items using the office tracking systems. Makes travel arrangements and reservations, for staff and witnesses.
Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with sound judgment and professional standards, and in a business-like, professional and helpful manner. Maintains and respects confidential nature of legal work including protection of personal information, identification of pre-decisional internal documents and protection of documents and information subject to the attorney client and attorney work product privileges.
Contacts are primarily internal to the organizational unit, major subdivision, or LOB/SO with a manager and other employees to share information, provide data and/or written analyses and/or explain the statuses of assignments. May have frequent contacts with customers and other external parties on routine matters such as gathering information, explaining regulations, and discussing the customer's situations.
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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.
- Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FG/GS-05/FV-F) 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 required 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
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as:
- experience using a variety of automated software to input, retrieve, review, analyze, and maintain information from a variety of sources (i.e., Microsoft Excel, Word, etc.); and
- experience providing administrative support in a legal office setting.
You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.
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.
*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.
Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.
**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**
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Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow some discretion for employee to select the most appropriate approach(es). Typically receives guidance on selecting approaches from a manager, project/program manager, team leader or more experienced professional.
Refers problems and work issues to a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional when guidelines are not available for applicable. Work typically is reviewed frequently during assignments and at completion to ensure timeliness, policy compliance, and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities. Work activities typically support activities of the organizational unit and may affect project/program objectives for the major subdivision and the LOB/SO.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education cannot be substituted for experience.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 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 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) This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm.
3) This Level 1 (Low Risk) position requires favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment.
4) AFSCME Interview Criteria: Article 42, Section 13 states: If the selecting official decides to interview any employee on the selection list for a vacancy, then all who remain under consideration for the position at that point in the process must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through a comparative process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list. If it is determined that interviews are required and telephone interviews are not utilized, travel expenses incidental to these interviews will be paid in accordance with the Agency's travel regulations and this Agreement.
5) Due to the pandemic, and individual states with varying phases of reopening, the selectee’s reporting date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as the employee is allowed to report to the workplace. The selectee may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full-time, until it is safe to relocate.
This is 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., college transcripts, SF-50, veterans preference documentation) will be accepted in combination with your online application. These documents must be uploaded on or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number.
For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf.
Only the documents listed above will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents MUST be uploaded on or before the closing date of this announcement. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, missing or illegible documents.
Please DO NOT email or fax application documents. We cannot accept documents received via fax or email. Documents sent via email or fax will NOT receive consideration.
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.
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.
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 and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 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.
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.
Agency contact information
AddressFederal Aviation Administration
HQ Employment Services Branch
800 Independence Ave, SW, Room 523
Washington, DC 20591
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Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
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The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597619000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.