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    Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee’s report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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    Incumbent serves as the Manager of the Alabama & NW Florida Flight Standards District Office. Plans and administers the office programs to promote safety in all aviation activities. Has responsibility and authority for all decision-making in a wide variety of administrative and technical areas. The office promotes the aviation and safety programs, and may certify commercial and general aviation operations, pilots, mechanics and schools.

    Responsible and accountable for the supervision, management and assignment of multi-disciplined work performed by Aviation Safety Inspectors which includes maintenance, avionics and operations.

    Responsible for aviation safety activities in a complex and dynamic air carrier and general aviation environment ensuring the promotion of the highest level of safety compliance with regulatory standards utilizing transparency of data exchange to include the identification of hazards and management of risk.

    Defines, plans and organizes assigned budget, staff and other resources to accomplish objective for more than one organizational unit or team. Manages budget and either reallocates resources among organizational units/projects/programs, or requests additional resources, as needed. Performs critical aspects of the budget planning process, including projecting short-term and long-term future needs and justifying resource requirements. Is accountable for all assigned office equipment.

    Responsible for the leadership, planning, prioritizing, direction, communication, tasking, training and scheduling of work. Also responsible time and attendance, leave approval, performance evaluation, corrective and disciplinary actions, and the setting of the frontline office goals and objectives. Applies human relations skills and affirmative action principles within the frontline office environment.

    Contacts are primarily within the frontline office and respective functional area(s) and for the purpose of discussing the status of projects/programs, planning for the future, and coordinating activities. Such internal contacts include Flight Standards, General Counsel, Air Traffic and Public Affairs and with external customers such as the media, the general public, law enforcement organizations, NTSB and congressional offices, etc...

    Responsible for making frontline office policy and procedural recommendations and decisions with regards to air carrier, foreign air carrier surveillance, general aviation, certificate management functions, and a variety of special multi-organizational projects and activities.

    Work is reviewed for success in terms of achieving organizational goals and objectives.

    Performs other duties as they are assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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