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About the Agency

Business Component: Eastern Region, Airports Division, Jamaica, New York.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - U.S. Citizens: A fixed relocation payment of $10,000 will be paid to new hires to Federal service and student trainees; and a fixed relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid to employees with status.


Serves as Manager for the Office of Airports (ARP), Airports Planning and Programming Branch, Eastern Region, providing principal support to the Airports Division Manager and Airports District Offices (ADOs) in the administration of all airport planning, programming and environmental functions, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program administration, National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), including the Airport Noise Compatibility planning program. Provides oversight and makes recommendations on its programs to the Executive. Provides direction to a diverse group of technical professionals, responsible for coordination, oversight and support of AIP, PFC, National Airspace System Planning and NEPA encompassing four district offices across seven states comprising the Eastern Region.

Responsible for long-range planning to ensure future airports needs are met requiring effective use of resources and in consultation with ADO managers and other stakeholders. Assists in determining program needs and making recommendations for new or amended policies, orders, advisory circulars and procedures for optimizing airport safety, capacity, efficiency and environmental sustainability.

Coordinates planning, environmental and financial activities and provide consultation with the highest levels of decision makers within the FAA, at state and local levels and with intergovernmental offices on complex technical, environmental, and political issues. The selectee will be responsible for overall branch personnel management activities including developing and/or reviewing budget data, recommending and balancing resources, training needs, human resource functions, preparation goals and objectives, and organizational and individual performance management.

Represents the Associate Administrator for Airports at meetings or conferences with other FAA representatives, the aviation community, local elected officials and the public when directed.

Provides oversight and evaluation of ADO program accomplishments. Identifies problem areas and initiates action to resolve issues.

Demonstrates ability to treat employees in a fair and equitable manner. Participates in the identification and resolution of problems and cooperates with officials on matters pertaining to problems and complaints of discrimination.