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    The incumbent serves as an Air Traffic Control Specialist in the Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service (AOV). Responsible for implementing, conducting, auditing, and directing work activities required to achieve AOV goals.

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    Serves as an air traffic control specialist responsible for using subject matter expert knowledge of air traffic operations, processes, and procedures to review and analyze safety data from multiple sources to identify potential safety issues and/or hazards to include emerging and evolving system risk. Performs multiple, varying and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader , or more experienced technical specialist. Make recommendations to management to identify, correct known safety issues. May act as a contributing specialist or as a team lead on large or small work activities. make recommendations to correct or prevent safety issues.

    Ensures continued NAS operational safety through the execution of AOV surveillance activities such as audits, assessments, inspections, and and approval requests for proposed changes to the NAS..

    Monitors all phases of air traffic operations and safety programs and provides inputs to improve system safety.

    Investigates, identifies and assesses risk in the national air transportation system so that newly identified hazards and ineffective controls for system-wide safety issues are analyzed and mitigated, and safety performance is measured and managed.

    Collaborates with AOV counterparts, AVS colleagues, the Air Traffic Organization (ATO), and external entities.

    Provides comprehensive technical advice and guidance to senior level management regarding safety management, regulations, policies, processes and procedures, specifically in identifying safety hazards and risk mitigations in the air transportation system.

    Contacts internal and external. Represents AOV to stakeholders internal and external to the agency as a point of contact on projects and programs, and communicates information to all levels. Prepares, reviews, and edits reports for final management approval prior to distribution. Presents briefings to obtain consensus on air traffic policies and procedures. Coordinates significant technical matters with internal of external organizations on behalf of AOV.

    Work is reviewed periodically, typically at major milestones and at completion, for technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2152 Air Traffic Control

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