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    The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Aviation Safety (AVS) organization sets, oversees, and enforces safety standards for all parts of the aviation industry, impacting every facet of domestic and international civil aviation safety.

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    The Deputy Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety (AVS) directs, coordinates, controls and ensures the adequacy of AVS goals and priorities. The incumbent provides Executive oversight to subordinate organizations carrying out aviation safety functions to include aircraft registry; accident investigations; aerospace medicine programs; FAA rulemaking functions; Quality and Integration programs; Aviation Safety Analysis; Safety Management System; Unmanned Aircraft Integration; and Air Traffic Safety Oversight. The incumbent executes the position's duties and responsibilities via a geographically dispersed workforce of approximately 7,200 employees.

    Principal Responsibilities

    • Advises on matters concerning the scope, content, emphasis, and direction of national aviation safety programs, goals, policies, and relationships with external elements and activities.

    • Serves as a key representative of the FAA on aviation safety programs and activities; shares with the Associate Administrator, the responsibility for advising the Administrator and other top Department of Transportation officials concerning those programs and activities.
    • Maintains contact with representatives of Congress, the military, other Federal organizations, State and local governments, aviation industry, the general public, and other domestic and foreign public and private organizations regarding aviation safety standards and policies.
    • Plans for and manages a budget of approximately $1.4 billion in operations funding annually. Properly allocates resources and programs to achieve performance targets and establishes new approaches and strategies to improve resource allocation, cost efficiency and productivity.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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