We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Travel may be required.
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.
There will be two pre-employment tests:
1: Biographical assessment administered through the online application.
2: Applicants meeting basic qualifications and passing the Biographical Assessment may be scheduled to take the AT-SAT at a designated test site. Travel to & from testing locations will be at the expense of the applicant.
The Biographical Assessment will be scored at the close of the vacancy announcement. Applicants may check their USAJOBs account to get updates on the status of their application after the announcement closes. Applicants who set up their USAJOBs account to provide email updates will receive an email notification with any change in status of their applications.
Candidates who have successfully met all three requirements (Basic Qualifications, Biographical Assessment, and the AT-SAT) will be placed into pre-determined quality categories, group 1, group 2, or group 3 based on their veterans' preference and pre-employment exam composite scores.
Requirement for pre-employment medical clearance: Applicants selected for ATCS positions must pass a medical examination that includes psychological screening prior to appointment. Applicants with prior military service are encouraged to obtain a sealed copy of their military medical records prior to discharge and to retain these records to be provided upon request if selected.
Requirement for security clearance: This position requires an Access National Agency Check and Inquiry with Credit (ANACI) or higher prior to appointment unless a waiver is obtained.
Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program: 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 a pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying covered positions will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
Training Requirements: Developmentals will enter the appropriate phase of field training as determined by the assigned facility to prepare for advancement to the Certified Professional Controller (CPC) level. They must learn the skills needed for operation at higher levels of responsibility. Failure to meet training requirements for or accept promotion to higher grade ATCS positions may constitute grounds for reassignment, demotion or separation from employment.
Requirement for nonstandard duty hours or work week: Incumbent may be required to work irregular duty hours or a nonstandard work week or tour of duty.
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