To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to 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 may include but not limited to: Demonstrates an EXTENSIVE knowledge of direct technical or management-level involvement in processes related to civil airport planning, environmental review of civil airport infrastructure development and/or civil airport capital financial processes.
Highly Desirable: Conducted or managed civilian airport planning projects, airport enviromental review processes and/or civilian airport capital finance programs.
Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their Work History.
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 Leadership and Management Dimension.
In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management 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. 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.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Leadership and Management Dimensions listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
Leadership and Management Dimensions
1. Managerial Selection Factor 1: Ability to Achieve Results - Successful managers promote a sense of individual responsibility, professionalism, and pride for organizational performance. They set clear individual and unit or organizational performance objectives. They adjust the way work is performed to meet changing conditions and demands. They hold individuals accountable for achieving their performance objectives; and, they recognize and reward high performance. They take into account a variety of complex factors; and, they stay alert to changing customer needs and challenges. They evaluate business successes and failures and apply lessons learned.
2. Managerial Selection Factor 2: Ability to Lead People - Successful managers create an environment in which people thrive and accomplish their best. They use teamwork effectively to achieve business results. They ensure equal opportunity for all employees or applicants through compliance with applicable EEO laws and regulations. They capitalize on the full range of talent to enhance team performance; and, they provide feedback to employees to support their development. They consider the future talent needs of the unit or organization and implement appropriate workforce planning.
3. Managerial Selection Factor 3: Skill in Building Relationships - Successful managers communicate openly and honestly. They pay attention and communicate understanding. They foster open communication and exchange of ideas and knowledge. They consistently treat others with respect; and, they handle emotionally charged or controversial issues responsibly. They work collaboratively to resource and achieve critical priorities. They present viewpoints with courage and conviction; and, they make tough decisions and stand behind them.
4. Managerial Selection Factor 4: Ability to Lead Change - Successful managers build a shared vision with others across their organization. They plan for changing trends that can affect operations. They will change viewpoints, behavior and work methods in response to new information. They anticipate barriers and resistance to change and seek solutions. They recover quickly from setbacks; and, they handle complex or ambiguous situations effectively. They demonstrate a positive attitude to achieving results.
1. Technical Factor: Knowledge of and ability to apply requirements, regulations, and policies relating to FAA Airport programs, focusing on civil airport and airport system planning, financial assistance programs (particularly the Airport Improvement Program and Passenger Facility Charge program), and environmental review and processing.
2. Technical Factor: Knowledge and demonstrated experience of airport engineering and development, AIP grant assurances and associated compliance requirements, Part 139 airport certification and safety programs.
1. Have you personally conducted or managed civilian airport planning projects, airport environmental review processes and\or civilian airport capital finance programs?
IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Leadership and Management Dimensions, Other Factors, and Technical Requirements answers. Your answers and associated work experience will be evaluated further to validate whether the answers that you selected are appropriate. Answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
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.
To preview the application questionnaire, click the following link: View Application Questionnaire