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Job Title:Time and Leave Technician

Department:Department Of Transportation

Agency:Federal Aviation Administration

Job Announcement Number:ASW-ATO-14-CT336CE-35534

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$35,282.00 to $52,923.00 / Per Year
The above salary includes a locality pay adjustment of 14.16%.


Friday, May 09, 2014 to Monday, May 19, 2014




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy - Olathe, KS View Map


U.S. Citizens - All Qualified Citizens


Q - Nonsensitive




About the Agency

Business Component: Air Traffic Organization, Central ATS South Operations Area, Kansas City ARTCC (CECC01)

No Permanent Change of Station (PCS) payments are authorized.


  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required
  • Bargaining Unit: Eligible, but not included
  • Promotion Potential: No
  • Some, all, or none of the candidates may be interviewed
  • Minimum Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement


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The incumbent is responsible for accurate and timely Time and Attendance (T&A)/Labor Distribution Reporting (LDR) input, identifying errors and ensuring entries are corrected and/or amended at the earliest time possible within established guidelines. Demonstrates a current thorough knowledge of T&A, Alternative Work Schedule, and Family Leave (FEFFLM/FMLA) directives and guidelines and the GI Bill procedure. Efficiently maintains supporting time and attendance records, including military, blood, jury, OPM-71's, etc. Provides adequate and proper assistance and guidance on inquiries to employees and managers about regulations and procedures regarding T&A and entitlements concerning leave, overtime, compensatory time, night differential, holiday and Sunday pay, and AWS. Serves as the coordinator for payroll transmission via CruSuport and CASTLE Systems. Responsible for developing and distributing work schedules for facility employees. The majority of which will be rotating shifts, dependent upon CPC or Developmental status employees. Must be familiar with directives and guidelines associated with the scheduling process. Independently initiates investigation to resolve pay or leave discrepancies for employees. Develops and compiles data concerning overtime and leave usage, and provides information to management officials. Collateral duties include assistance/backup to Administrative Officer with GovTrip/travel, facility inventory, equipment maintenance, distribution of supplies, and information researching. Distributes controller headsets, assigns lockers, and maintains tracking data base.


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To qualify for this position, candidates must demonstrate one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-D and/or FG/GS-3-6 level. Specialized experience is that which is directly related to the position being filled and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience may be, but is not limited to: Processing time and attendance records, resolving complex pay problems, pay and leave rules and regulations, ensures accuracy and reconciliation of Labor Distribution Coding. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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 external announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this external announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below, in your work history please include work history that describes how you meet the 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. Your answers may be adjusted as appropriate.
Evaluation Criteria

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)
1. Ability to communicate effectively and patiently with employees, operating supervisors, timekeepers, customer service representatives, and staff of personnel offices.
2. Ability to audit payroll disbursements for accuracy, propriety and validity of payments.
3. Ability to answer pay questions, explain and provide training on payroll requirements, request or verify information, and resolve pay problems or discrepancies in master records.
4. Knowledge of the extensive set of rules, regulations, laws, and procedures that relate to the payroll process and employee entitlements, such as pay, leave, and time and attendance involving complex, complicated issues and adjustments.
5. Ability to audit pay and leave accounts to identify, process and correct issues like retroactive, missing and/or erroneous personnel actions or timecards.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that your work experience supports your Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) 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.


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


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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.

Selections may also be made under vacancy announcement ASW-ATO-14-CT335CE-35533. You must apply to each announcement to receive consideration.

This position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.

You must apply on-line using the USAJobs automated website. We cannot accept or consider hard copy applications.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay, COLA, Citizenship


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You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Submitted" 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 "Submitted" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.


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, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 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.

    • SF-15  : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference


You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

Copy of Veterans Administration (VA) Letter of compensable rating.

Copy of Report of Separation from Active Duty (DD214).

Notification of Personnel Action (SF50). Status applicants - individuals who are current or former Federal civilian employees who hold or held non-temporary appointments in the competitive service and excepted service.

Reinstatement eligibility refers to the ability for those individuals who previously held a career or career-conditional appointment to apply for jobs in the competitive/excepted Federal service open to status applicants. There is no time limit on reinstatement eligibility for those who either have veterans' preference, or acquired career tenure by completing 3 years of substantially continuous creditable service in the competitive service or 1 year of substantially continuous creditable service in excepted service. For more information on reinstatement, please visit:
All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.


Carla Topps, HR Specialist
Phone: 817-222-5824 / 5810
Fax: 817-222-5852
Agency Information:
Federal Aviation Administration
Central Service Area
ASW Regional Human Resource Division, AHF-C300
2601 Meacham Boulevard, Room 246
Fort Worth, TX
Fax: 817-222-5852


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.

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 Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

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