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    The incumbent functions as the Manager of the NAS Services Operations Branch (AOV-250) of the Air Traffic Safety Operations Oversight Division (AOV-200) of the Air Traffic Safety Oversight Service (AOV).

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    Positions are at the highest non-executive managerial level in a particular job category. Identifies and resolves highly complex problems or issues which often cross organizational boundaries and impact on the accomplishment of FAA's strategic objectives. Also predicts potential issues and proposes recommendations for preventive action. Typical assignments may include: complex system design and integration; extensive research and analysis; investigation and inspection activities; compliance and enforcement actions; and direct responsibility to manage large, complex projects/programs.

    Work includes complex projects/programs based on the objectives of the major subdivision, the LOB/SO, and frequently the FAA.

    Managerial duties include strategic planning; communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance of organization and employees; coaching and developing staff and organizational capabilities; approving leave; and taking or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

    Applies a detailed knowledge of the technical aspects of the work that is directed; a detailed knowledge of budget, human resource management, and other administrative policies and procedures; and a comprehensive understanding of the objectives of the major subdivision, the LOB/SO, and the FAA. Applies experience and expert knowledge to plan and complete a variety of information management efforts. Typical assignments include: Defining and developing internal policies and procedures, predicting potential issues and proposing solutions and/or preventive actions.

    Creates and manages databases to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of data provided. Analyzes programs and makes recommendations supported by qualitative and quantitative data to produce findings, identifies trends and other relevant information, often operating under severe time constraints. Advises senior leadership on matters concerning operational effectiveness and efficiencies along with the distribution of resources. Plans and conducts a variety of authoritative, comprehensive, complex, and sensitive projects and analyses.

    Applies knowledge of FAA's NAS policies and procedures and the applicability of these programs and initiatives to AOV's mission and goals. Provides leadership for challenging and complex activities under the minimal direction of manager.

    Contacts are internal and external. Often represents FAA as the primary technical authority for major projects, programs, and other areas of FAA responsibility. Formulates and recommends organizational positions on major projects/policies/issues to senior management.

    Prepares, reviews, and may approve organizational reports or policies for internal and external distribution. Develops briefings to convey strategic vision or policies to internal and external audiences.

    Ensures continued NAS operational safety through the execution of AOV surveillance activities such as audits, assessments, inspections,and facility specific safety standards. Leads and directs the conduct of technical reviews in support of policy development and approvals granted to the ATO.

    Communicates the organization's mission, vision, values and objectives, setting priorities for all branch employees as well as assigning tasks and responsibilities. Directs the work of subordinate employees on multiple organizational programs and projects, crossing various disciplines and skill sets within the branch.

    Oversees and manages branch personnel and operations while monitoring and evaluating performance and taking corrective and/or disciplinary actions, as appropriate.

    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


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