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    The Deputy Vice President, Flight Program Operations, provides executive direction and oversight of all aspects of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Flight Program including, but not limited to operations, safety, training, maintenance, administrative services, financial and business management, acquisition, reporting and regulatory compliance. He/she oversees and provides day-to-day direction to a geographically dispersed workforce of over 500 managers and support professionals and an $80M budget.

    Principal Responsibilities

    • Establishes standards and procedures for the operation, certification, maintenance, management and use of FAA aircraft.
      • Plans a controlled system of acquisition, operation, maintenance and disposal of FAA aircraft.
      • Develops criteria for the use and assignment of FAA aircraft.
      • Documents, records, distributes, reviews and evaluates the management and use of FAA aircraft.
      • Develops a process to evaluate the continuing needs for FAA aircraft.
      • Performs cost benefit analyses for acquiring aircraft and aircraft related equipment.
    • Works with agency stakeholders to determine mission requirements and establish standards for operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the FAA Flight Program.
    • Builds procedures for the compliance and recording of information pertaining to crewmembers operating FAA aircraft, as well as qualified non-crewmembers and passengers traveling on FAA aircraft.
    • Manages complex planning and business initiatives and executes organizational initiatives according to the ATO business plans and budget allocations.
    • Oversees a management information system to record and report data pertaining to FAA missions and related information that supports the FAA Flight Program.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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