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    Summary

    Aviation Safety Inspectors in this specialty (Air Carrier Operations) apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as airmen (pilots, navigators, flight instructors, etc.), to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the operation of aircraft.

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    Responsibilities

    Candidates must complete an extensive training program to include formal and on-the-job training up to and possibly 24 months regardless of grade level.

    Duties at the FG-12 grade level include but are not limited to the following:

    • Examining airmen for initial certification and continuing competence;
    • evaluating airmen training programs, equipment, and facilities;
    • evaluating the operational aspect of programs of air carriers and similar commercial and aviation operations for adequacy of facilities, equipment, procedures, and overall management to ensure safe operation of the aircraft.

    Duties at the FG-11 grade level include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assisting in enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition; and
    • providing assistance in the evaluation of air carriers, air agencies air operators.

    Duties at the FG-9 grade level are closely supervised and include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assisting in evaluating training programs to insure that they meet the requirements of the FARs under close supervision; and
    • assisting in the re-examination of certificated airmen or recertification of an operator or agency.

    Aviation Safety Inspectors (Air Carrier Operations) may perform a variety of other inspections, investigations, and advisory duties. However, the primary requirement for positions in this specialization is knowledge and skill in the operation of aircraft.

    The candidate will be required to participate in the flight program as an aircrew member and, as such, must meet the medical and flight currency requirements as set forth in agency orders governing the operation of aircraft.

    Inspectors are required to travel frequently and to occasionally work irregular duty hours.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519376400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.