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    Summary

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as an Operations Manager in a terminal facility, responsible for planning and directing the operations in the facility; or planning and directing multiple support activities for the facility such as training, quality assurance, traffic management, airspace and procedures, plans and programs, and other facility program areas. Directs a highly technical workforce that provides either air traffic control services and/or tactical and strategic support. The work impacts the effectiveness and efficiency of the day-to day operations of the facility. Work typically impacts the safe, orderly, and expeditious movement of aircraft as well as the efficient operation of segments of the aviation industry. Provides training, coaching and guidance to subordinates and facilitates team building throughout area(s) of responsibilities. Integrates support resources with operational needs to maintain effective ATC service, and may work other than administrative shifts to meet this requirement. Using measures of organizational performance, continuously reviews work processes to assure that results meet the agency's mission and the customer's needs, adds value to facility services, and are efficiently achieved. Assigns and reviews work. Plans work and sets priorities and schedules. Approves leave; prepares schedules for completion of work; assigns work to subordinates based on priorities; evaluates work performance of subordinates ensuring equity of performance standards and ratings; gives advice on work and on administrative matters; Identifies and arranges for developmental and other training needs of subordinates. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinates; hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints; effects disciplinary actions; recommends/approves selections and transfers; recommends/approves awards. Deals with labor representatives concerning workforce issues. Adjusts staffing levels and work procedures to accommodate resource decisions made at higher levels. Provides input to and contributes to the accomplishment of facility goals and objectives. Serves as a member of the management team to improve organizational performance and to meet strategic goals. Communicates and reinforces diversity and EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibility, including selection, training, and transfers. Participates in the labor-management partnership process and fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner. Meets and has frequent contacts with both internal and external customers including subordinates, other peer management representatives, union representatives, administrative support staff within the facility, higher ranking managers and supervisors, members of the general public, and representatives of the aviation industry. The Operations Manager/Support Manager reports to either the Air Traffic Manager or Assistant Air Traffic Manager. Performance is evaluated upon the effectiveness with which assigned program objectives are achieved.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    2152 Air Traffic Control

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    Requirements

    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)
    • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
    • Required: FAA Form 3330-43, Page 1 (Rating of Air Traffic Experience)
    • Bargaining Unit: No
    • Career Enhancement/Career Progression MAY apply.
    • This Position is covered under P.L. 108-176

    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 position 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) at an ATS facility who is upgraded is considered to have met the qualification requirements of the higher-level position, since he/she has been performing the higher-graded work}; OR

    3. Must have held a MSS/TMC position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility {reference NOTE above}.

    IN ADDITION to meeting the qualification requirements above, candidates MUST also be eligible to make application. Revision 1, "MSS Qualification Requirements for AT-2152 Terminal and En Route Positions" may be used to determine your eligibility to apply.

    For this particular position, applicants must currently hold or have held the position of MSS-2 or higher for at least 1 year (52 weeks) or a FAA 2152 FV-J/FG-14 or higher in a Headquarters or Region position for at least 1 year (52 weeks).

    Applications will first be reviewed to determine if minimum qualification requirements are met. Failure to meet minimum qualification requirements automatically results in disqualification.

    QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

    Special Note Concerning Managerial Dimensions: As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of KSA/Leadership Managerial Dimension 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/Leadership Managerial Dimension. In lieu of providing a KSA/Leadership Managerial Dimension narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA/Leadership Managerial Dimension, 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/Leadership Managerial Dimension. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA/Leadership Managerial Dimension 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.

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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. 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.

    This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.

    Career Enhancement/Career Progression: "In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a (effective May 18, 2015), this position MAY be a Career Enhancement Assignment/Career Progression. The selectee(s) MAY be eligible for pay retention. Career Diversity is not enhanced when an employee is assigned to a staff or supervisory position in which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility.

    Interviews: Some, all or none of the candidates may be interviewed.

    Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period Requirement: A one-year supervisor/managerial probationary period may be required.

    Temporary Assignment: This is a temporary assignment not to exceed two (2) years. It may be extended or terminated at any time or may be made permanent at management's discretion.

    Early Retirement Coverage: During this temporary assignment, coverage for early retirement/good time purposes will depend on the selectee's current coverage. If position is made permanent, this position is not a covered position.

    Security Requirement: Moderate Risk (5): This position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained. Subject to a 5 year period reinvestigation.



    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

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Yes

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    Required Documents

    In addition to uploading a resume and all other required application forms, applicants must complete and submit the first page of FAA Form 3330-43 (Rating of AT Experience) with their application. The form must include from and to dates of experience, position title, series, grade and level of all positions held. The form must be submitted either by uploading a copy as an attachment with the bid package through USAJobs or fax the form to 817-222-5852 by the closing date of this announcement. Supervisor signature is NOT required. Applicants will be considered ineligible if the form is not received in HR by the closing date of this announcement.

    NOTE: Applicants are reminded that FAA Form 3330-43 is required and NOT FAA Form 3330-43-1.

    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/.



    Forms:

    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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    Benefits

    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.

    http://www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/benefits/

    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.

    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)

    • 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.

    Agency contact information

    Maryann Shramko

    Phone

    1 (817) 222-5558

    Fax

    1 (817) 222-5852

    Email

    Maryann.shramko@faa.gov

    Address

    Federal Aviation Administration
    ASW Regional HR Services Division
    10101 Hillwood Parkway
    AHF-C300
    Fort Worth, TX 76177
    US
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    Next steps

    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.

    Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.

    All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency contact listed in the Agency Contact Information section of this announcement or the hiring manager. An employee with a disability must notify the decision-maker of the accommodation request. Job applicants and employees are required to follow up oral requests in writing. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

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.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

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.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608693600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.