Job Title: Director, Office of Airport Planning & ProgrammingJob Announcement Number: EXE-ARP-13-2-32265
Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 to
Thursday, October 17, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
WHO MAY APPLY:
The Next Generation of Flight is Underway - and you can be part of it! We need you and your fresh ideas to shape the air transportation system of tomorrow, and the way America flies. Come be a part of the new generation in aviation, an industry that is absolutely critical to this nation's economy and security.
The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is a fundamental transformation of our nation's airspace system. It uses 21st century technologies to meet future demands, avoid gridlock in the sky and on the runways, further improve safety, and protect the environment. For more information on NextGen, watch this brief introduction : NextGen Introduction
About the FAA Employment Information
Business Component: Associate Administrator for Airports
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be set within the range based on qualifications, experience and equivalent peer salaries in the organization. Locality pay will be added to the base, not to exceed the current statutory pay cap of $179,700.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - In accordance with applicable FAA Travel regulations, full relocation benefits will be paid (actual expenses).
DUTIES:Back to top
The Director for the Office of Airport Planning and Programming is responsible for management of programs, policy, and staff for two divisions: (1) Financial Analysis and Passenger Facility Charge Division which administers the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Passenger Facility Charge programs, reviews competition plans, performs benefit-cost analysis of specific AIP investments, issues AIP letters of intent, oversees the Land Acquisition and Relocation for airport purposes and (2) Airport National Planning and Environmental Division which manages the national Airport Planning, Environmental, Noise Compatibility (Part 150) and Airport Noise and Access Restrictions (Part 161) programs and policy. Develops and regularly updates the National Plan of Integrated Airport System (NPIAS), establishes master, system, intermodal and multi-modal transportation planning requirements; and is the lead Senior Executive representing the Office of Airports on airport issues in regards to planning and implementation of Next Generation. The Director is responsible for the development and currency of regulations and guidance governing the programs managed by the office and the provision of expert assistance to airports and FAA field offices. Under the executive direction of the Deputy Associate Administrator for Airports, the incumbent advises and is accountable for the leadership, direction, and performance of these functions.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
As a basic requirement for entry into the FAA Executive System, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Leadership and Technical Requirements listed below.
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
In addition to submitting a resume, applicants should address each of the leadership and technical requirements individually, describing work accomplishments that relate to each requirement.
Leadership requirements reflect the FAA Executive Success Profile, which describes the behaviors and characteristics required of all FAA executives. Refer to the Executive Success Profile for examples of competencies that are associated with each leadership dimension. It is important that you describe actual accomplishments, rather than discussing your philosophy of the leadership dimensions. You are encouraged to use the "Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR)" model to address the requirements.
If you are currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) or an FAA Executive System (FAES) appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES or FAES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM, you only need to submit a resume and narrative statement covering each of the Technical Requirements listed below. You do not need to submit a narrative on the Leadership Requirements. SES CDP graduates should submit a copy of their CDP program certification with their package.
1. Achieving Operational Results: Provide examples of ways you have exercised leadership to deliver significant results. Explain how you established goals, assessed outcomes, and improved products and services. Indicate how you identified and met customers' requirements and addressed the needs of stakeholders. Include examples of complex problems you solved or difficult obstacles that you overcame as a leader. Your description should include (1) the size and complexity of organizations you have led, (2) the scope of programs you have managed, and (3) the impact of your results on customers and other stakeholders.
2. Leading People: Describe the size of the organization and number and types of positions you have managed. Discuss ways that you have established and maintained positive work environments and prevented or eliminated discrimination or harassment. Describe ways that you have mentored and developed employees and built individual and team performance. Discuss how you have established and led teams to deliver products and services. Include in your description experience in leading others in a matrix environment across organizations.
3. Building Relationships: Describe (1) the types of individuals with whom you routinely collaborate; and (2) the purpose and outcomes of the communication. Discuss your experience in communicating and cooperating with others to achieve goals. Provide examples of how you have built relationships to achieve consensus and how you were able to obtain the cooperation of others with competing priorities and perspectives. Describe how you effectively communicate information within and outside of your organization.
4. Leading Strategic Change: Describe examples of strategic changes that you led for your organization; describe the entities that the change affected (agency, industry, organizational components). Discuss obstacles you encountered and how you overcame them to the benefit of the agency. Include in your description ways that you applied long-range vision, developed strategies, and applied innovative ideas and techniques.
1. Experience in strategic planning and performance evaluation related to the establishment of the national aviation transportation system.
2. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures governing the administration of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program or comparable financial assistance programs, functions, or activities.
3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures, including statutory requirements, governing Airport Planning, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Noise Compatibility Program (Part 150) in support of major capital programs.
4. Knowledge and understanding of the federal legislative and budgetary processes associated with program authorization and appropriations.
To preview the application questionnaire, click the following link: View Application Questionnaire
BENEFITS:Back to top
FAA Employees enjoy competitive salaries and standard Federal employment benefits: Health Insurance: Employees may enroll in one of several health plans offered to Federal employees. Life Insurance: Low-cost term group life insurance is available. Holidays and Leave: Executives and senior professionals/chief scientists are paid for 10 Federal holidays and earn 13 days of sick leave and 26 days of annual leave each year. Retirement: Employees new to Federal Service are enrolled in a three-tier system that includes Social Security, a basic pension plan, and the Thrift Savings Plan (the Federal government's version of 401k).
Travel may be required.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
Veterans preference does not apply to the FAA Executive System.
As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
Direct deposit of pay is 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.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay
HOW TO APPLY:Back to top
A resume and narrative addressing the requirements listed in this announcement should be submitted online via the Apply Now button on this announcement. Uploaded resumes and narratives must be submitted in Word (or Word compatible) or PDF format. All documents must be received by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement in order to receive consideration for the position.
THESE DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO YOUR APPLICATION IN USAJOBS
An attachment addressing the Leadership and Technical Requirements
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the outcome.
FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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 us. 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 www.faa.gov/acr
contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.