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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.

    This position will be filled at offices located in the Southwest Region, Planning and Programming Branch.

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    This position serves as the Subject Matter Expert for the Office of Airports (ARP), Southwest Region on all aspects of ARP’s financial assistance programs, consisting of the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP), Airport Improvement Program (AIP), and Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program. Also serves as the region’s senior specialist for the System of Airports Reporting (SOAR) database used to manage these programs. The Airports Financial Program Manager provides overall guidance and direction to the Managers and Program Managers in the Airports District Offices (ADOs). Interprets legislation, regulations, orders, and national policies, procedures and other guidance pertaining to the ACIP, AIP and PFC programs in providing consultation and guidance to the ADOs, government agencies, consultants, aviation industry representatives, and the public. Establishes regional policy pertaining to the ACIP, AIP and PFC programs. Provides oversight and guidance to the ADOs in developing the region’s annual ACIP, including assigning planning ceilings, conducting reviews, and providing feedback. Manages the distribution of AIP discretionary funds to the ADOs to ensure the funding of the highest priority projects on the region’s ACIP. Assists the ADOs, public agencies, and consultants in interpreting legislation, regulations, and national and regional policy regarding AIP program and/or PFC program eligibility of airport planning, development and land acquisition projects. Provides consultation and guidance to ADOs on AIP grant management activities relating to grant obligations, procurement, contract requirements, sponsor certification, project formulation, project application, project accomplishment, grant offer, grant agreement, amendments, payments, civil rights requirements and audits. Oversees the region’s PFC program, including the processing of PFC applications, notices of intent and amendments; the monitoring of PFC collections, disbursements and project implementation, and the closeout of PFC applications and notices of intent. Reviews and provides input to the ADOs on PFC applications, notices of intent and amendments. Prepares the Final Agency Decision on PFC applications for small, medium and large hub airports. Provides training and assistance to ADO and Regional personnel on ARP’s financial assistance programs and the SOAR database as needed or requested. Represents ARP Southwest Region on matters pertaining to ARP’s financial assistance programs at meetings and conferences. Participates in or leads national teams to review current policy and guidance. Makes recommendations for changes to national policy. Briefs ARP Southwest Region management on AIP and PFC program status and significant issues on a regular basis. Reports on the status of meeting ARP Southwest Region and national goals and objectives of the AIP and PFC programs on a quarterly basis or as otherwise requested.

    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


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597764400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.