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Applies experience and advanced knowledge applicable to Labor and Employee Relations to plan and accomplish assignments. Assignments may require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines. The incumbent will perform a full range of LER activities such as serves as technical authority on LER program issues and provides advice/counsel and assist management on union/management relations, grievances, disciplinary adverse actions, performance-based actions; recommends appropriate actions and alternative solutions to resolve personnel related issues.
Interprets labor agreements, law, and policy presenting customers with viable options; Provides advice/counsel when assisting management and employees on all matters arising under the Agency’s Accountability Board program; Provides advice/counsel when administering a wide number of union contracts; researches and interprets the Federal Labor Management Relations Statute and Merit Systems Protection Board case law; Facilitates informal resolutions of grievances and ULPs. Serves as the Agency advocate in arbitration hearings and other Third Party Proceedings to include Pre-arbritration Review (PAR) meetings and unemployment hearings.
Demonstrates considerable independence in planning time and helping a manager, project/program manager, and/or team leader to plan and use assigned resources to accomplish projects/programs/activities. He/she is responsible for maintaining essential data in the Labor and Employee Information System (LERIS) in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
Contacts are internal and external, with regular contacts among major subdivisions and LOB's/SO's, customers, and other external parties to share information about the FAA and explain the applications of policies and procedures.
Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion for employee to select the most appropriate approach(es) or recommend new approaches. Assignments often require reviews of policies and precedents under the limited guidance of a manager or other employee. Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager or more experienced professional. Refers to managers and/or professionals who are more experienced problems that require their attention. May help them develop and recommend solutions.
Work is reviewed periodically, typically at major milestones and at completion, for policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities. Work activities support and are vital to the success of projects and activities for one or more organizational units, major subdivisions, and/or LOB's/SO's. The work affect internal and external customers.
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.
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