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    This position is located in the Security and Hazardous Materials Safety (ASH) organization, Office of Infrastructure Protection, East Infrastructure Protection Division, AXF-400. The mission of ASH is to ensure aviation safety, support national security and promote an efficient airspace system through the development and administration of policies and programs.

    The position may be assigned to a geographical location under the purview of the Office of Infrastructure Protection.

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    The incumbent serves as a Division Manager, with overall authority and responsibility for the implementation of infrastructure protection, information security and/or communications security programs within the assigned area of responsibility.

    Manages and directs the work of the Division through subordinate employees, and managers who may be geographically dispersed. Performs assignments under the broad program direction of the Deputy Director, with delegated authority to independently manage and direct the functions of the office. Applies a comprehensive knowledge of infrastructure protection programs and advanced knowledge of budget, human resources and other administrative policies to accomplish program objectives. The incumbent has broad discretion to ensure projects and programs align with strategic objectives of the Office of Infrastructure Protection.

    Exercises the full range of managerial duties, including strategic planning, resource allocation, establishing priorities, communicating the organization’s and agency’s vision and strategic goals and objectives, assigning work and providing guidance and instructions, monitoring and evaluating performance and communicating expectations, coaching and developing staff members, approving leave, recommending personnel actions and taking or approving corrective and disciplinary actions, as appropriate.

    Keeps the Deputy Director informed of overall program progress and unusual or potentially controversial issues and proposed approaches to address and resolve those issues. Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with other FAA, and other federal agencies and industry, as necessary, to oversee inspection and enforcement activities. Resolves most problems independently, but consults with the Deputy Director when existing guidelines are not available or applicable to unusual or complex situations. Work performance is reviewed periodically by the Deputy Director through status reports and organizational performance measures to ensure timeliness, policy compliance and alignment with project and program objectives.

    Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, an advanced knowledge of budget, human resource, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the major subdivision.

    Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit, major subdivision and the LOB/SO with subordinates, peers, and higher-level managers to discuss the status of projects/programs and to plan for the future. May have frequent contact with customers, other government entities, and other external parties to interpret policies/procedures or for other project/program purposes.

    Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures, and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion. Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of higher-level management. May be called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution.

    Individual and organizational performance is reviewed periodically by higher-level management, usually through status reports and organizational performance measures.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593062300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.