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    The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For information about our bureau go to:   http://www.bsee.gov/ 

    This position is located within the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs (OORP), Offshore Safety Improvement Branch (OSIB), in one of several possible locations throughout BSEE.  The incumbent serves as the National Aviation Manager (NAM), working closely with BSEE Senior and OORP management, BSEE Regions, BSEE emergency management personnel, U.S. Coast Guard, and other Federal agencies to manage BSEE’s National Aviation Program and to identify potential Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) aviation security and safety risks and appropriate mitigation measures.

    This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available. 

    Salary Information:                               GS-13                        GS-14
    Houston, TX:                              $87,252- $113,428    $103,106- $134,038
    Camarillo, CA:                            $98,747- $128,373    $116,690- $151,698
    Anchorage, AK:                          $96,819- $125,865    $114,411- $148,735
    Sterling, VA/Washington, DC:      $96,970- $126,062    $114,590- $148,967
    New Orleans, LA:                        $87,252- $113,428    $103,106- $134,038

    First time hires to the Federal goernment normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    This vacancy is also announced as BSEE-EEGG-18-KS-057(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures.

    The BSEE has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

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    At the full performance level (GS-14) the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Serves as BSEE’s principal advisor for aviation management and safety to BSEE senior leadership and act as agency liaison to the DOI’s Office of Aviation Services (OAS).
    2. Oversees and manages BSEE’s aviation management and aviation safety programs at the national level and provides technical expertise to identify and develop bureau aviation policies, programs, and procedures to be executed in support of and to improve BSEE’s capacity to effectively, efficiently, and safely manage its aviation programs. Maintains bureau compliance with the DOI Aviation Policies.
    3. Manages and promotes the use of DOI’s Aviation Safety Communiques (SAFECOM) system and disseminates aviation safety information to all BSEE aviation users. Represents BSEE on aviation mishap investigations.
    4. Collaborates with the Regional Aviation Managers on recommending and implementing aviation safety policy, incident prevention measures, safety evaluations, and conducting aviation safety reviews and investigations of the Bureau’s Region aviation programs as well as OAS, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and other aviation focused agencies.
    5. Manages BSEE’s aviation training program, including conducting reviews of current training, conducting training needs analyses, coordinating and conducting national level training, evaluating the value and efficiency of presented DOI required aviation training for BSEE personnel.  Works with DOI’s Office of Aviation Services (OAS), other DOI Bureaus and represents BSEE on the Interagency Aviation Training Committee.  Maintains current training required of the National Aviation Manager position. 
    6. Conducts internal aviation program reviews at the national and regional level to ensure conformity with established DOI and BSEE policies, practices, and procedures.
    7. Annually reviews, revises, communicates, and maintains the BSEE National Aviation Management Plan, including the aviation emergency management response measures in accordance with DOI Policy and bureau specific needs. Reviews the Regional Aviation Management Plans annually.
    8. Provides oversight in the planning and technical analyses relating to acquisition and cost-effectiveness of aviation resources and services and assist the Interior Business Center/Acquisition Office in the solicitation for the acquisition of BSEE aviation resources and services.
    9. Serves as or supports BSEE’s Aviation Subject Matter Expert (SME) on mishap investigations involving BSEE personnel or resources. Provides oversight and leadership for investigation of BSEE aviation incidents and mishaps.  May be required to perform numerous tasks relative to an investigation in conjunction with Air Safety Investigators.

    Physical Demands:  There is a possibility that at times the incumbent may be assigned to project work involving travel to offshore OCS facilities.  Visits to offshore facilities may involve driving long distances, riding in a helicopter, climbing stairs and/or ladders, crawling or stooping in space restricted areas, Incumbent must be able to work in such demanding conditions.

    Work Environment: The work is primarily performed in an office setting with occasional travel to the BSEE regions and district offices and to Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas facilities. During occasional trips to offshore facilities, work may be conducted in proximity to operating machinery and heavy equipment associated with energy development operations. This environment may involve exposure to extreme weather conditions and to potentially explosive or dangerous situations. Incumbent must be able to complete, and maintain a valid certificate in Helicopter Underwater Egress Training.

    Condition of Employment:  Incumbent must be able to complete, and maintain a valid certificate in Helicopter Underwater Egress Training.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel of 1-5 nights a month may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/506375300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.