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    Duties

    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 determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where this position is located, on a regular basis.

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    Responsibilities

    The position is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling multiple, varying, complex assignments necessary to meet the outcomes and mission of the AVS Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Office . Special projects and teams are established in the ODA Office to focus on overseeing the ODA Program across AVS and operationalizing of the ODA Office.

    Work involves interaction with FAA employees and contract support staff and requires interaction with multiple stakeholders internally across AVS as well as externally with industry. Works in a team environment and must effectively collaborate, cooperate, and coordinate to meet program and project goals. Ensures open and effective communication, cooperation, and coordination with internal and external stakeholders. Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines.

    Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge of systems oversight as it relates to production and/or maintenance systems; Draws from experience in applying systems thinking to the below responsibilities as well as a broad level of experience and expert knowledge to identify, interpret, and apply guidance, policy, and regulations to assigned work or projects. Typical assignments include: providing guidance to less experienced employees; leading large project teams; leading project meetings and periodic reviews, involving a wide variety of stakeholders and prepares accurate and timely status reports; defining and developing internal AVS ODA Office policies, governance and procedures; collaborating with AVS policy offices and other stakeholders to develop recommendations for new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, government-wide rules, regulations and external concerns. Work contributes to the objectives of the employing organization, the system-wide efficiency and effectiveness of domestic or international civil aviation inspection programs, and the safety of civil aviation.

    Collaborates directly with internal and external stakeholders to promote continuous improvement and effective utilization of the AVS ODA Program through recommendations that affect policy, training, communication, data management, system oversight, performance management, and safety; Promotes consistency of FAA audit functions across AVS under the ODA Program through evaluation of ODA holder oversight data and risk based decision making, development of performance measures and analyzing of data to evaluate the effectiveness of the ODA Office and the ODA Program as it relates to safety. Defines deliverables, resolves complex problems and issues, and establishes realistic schedules and milest ones. Formulates, defends, and executes project budgets and schedules .

    Serves as a Program Manager in the AVS ODA office who plays a key role in evaluating overall ODA program performance (ODA holder and FAA oversight organization) and in the resolution of disputes that could be wide ranging in nature. Includes the development of recommendations on programs or issues based on examination of situations or issues while considering prospective of all stakeholders. These situations would likely involve senior and or executive meeting support or participation.

    Contacts are internal and external to the agency. The inspector often represents the agency as a senior point of contact for policy development, inspection activities, or as a technical trainer/instructor delivering formal training. Works with the AVS ODA Office Manager and/or management team members across AVS in the development, implementation, and administration of policies, systems, and key management tools needed to manage and control the ODA Program at the national level.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Job family (Series)

    1825 Aviation Safety

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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)
    • Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.
    • Please review Required Documents & Additional Information.

    Qualifications

    Aviation Safety Series

    MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years; Valid State driver`s license; Fluency in the English language; No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and High school diploma or equivalent. MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner, and must meet all of the following requirements: A. Have a good distant vision in each eye and be able to read printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted) without strain; B. Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); C. Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others or that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.

    APPLICANTS FOR AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTOR POSITIONS MUST ALSO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BASED ON THE APPLICABLE SPECIALTY per the OPM Qualification Standard. Please right click on the URL provided. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1800/aviation-safety-series-1825/

    In addition to meeting the minimum eligibility requirements stated above, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-I, FG/GS-13). Specialized experience is experience in the normal line of progression which is in or directly related to this position and that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

    Specialized experience may include, but not limited to: Experience to include application and/or oversite of quality systems, methods, and techniques in the manufacture and/or maintenance, or operations or airworthiness of aircraft, products and/or articles to include having served as a representative of the FAA (i.e., Designee or Organization Designation Authorization administrator and/or unit member) under the FAA Delegation Program or equivalent experience.

    Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

    Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

    Education

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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.

    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.

    Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and other factors listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

    Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.



    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

    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    Documentation, e.g., Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), DD-214, will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or emailed to monique.heriegel@faa.gov on or before the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants must submit a copy of their certificates and/or ratings unless they are currently occupying (or previously held) the 1825 series position applicable to the specialty by which they are applying.

    All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

    Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

    If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current 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 a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. 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 a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/.

    Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are those veterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service. Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

    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

    Monique Heriegel

    Phone

    1 (609) 485-6754

    Fax

    1 (609) 485-8995

    Email

    Monique.Heriegel@faa.gov

    Address

    Federal Aviation Administration
    ACT Regional HR Services Division
    Atlantic City International Airport, Bldg. 300
    AHF-E300
    Atlantic City, NJ 08405
    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.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613987000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.