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    This position is within the FAA, Aviation Safety (AVS), Office of Aerospace Medicine (AAM), Drug Abatement Division, AAM-800. The Office of Aerospace Medicine (AAM) develops and manages medical programs in support of Aviation Safety.

    The incumbent functions as the Deputy Division Director for the Drug Abatement Division. The Deputy position reports directly to the Division Director to address all of the ad-hoc issues, and daily matters that warrant special attention of the Division Director. Serves as alternate to the Director, sharing fully in responsibilities for the overall planning and direction of all organizational activities. In partnership with the Director, the Deputy is an integral part to management's efficiency and effectiveness.

    The incumbent assists the Division Director, Branch Managers, and others in planning, management, control of the Divisions activities, accomplishing the Division's goals, monitoring correspondence (including the review and coordination to ensure that deadlines are met), acting as a neutral union liaison, as well as fulfilling requests from other elements of AAM (i.e.. business plans, emergency preparedness, etc.).

    Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed. The primary duties include, but are not limited, to the following: Assisting in the planning, management, and control of the Division's activities; Participating in the development of national policies, standards, systems, and regulations; Providing assistance to the Division Director in accomplishing the Division's goals; Monitoring correspondence activities for the Division, including review and coordination on correspondence and ensuring deadlines are met; Acting as the Division's liaison with the program requests from other elements of the Office of Aerospace Medicine. i.e.. business plans, emergency preparedness, etc.; and Leading special projects, as assigned.

    Acts on behalf of the Director during absences. Collaborates with the Director on all issues related to exercising leadership over the organization . Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures and mission objectives, which leave considerable room for discretion. Provides guidance to subordinate managers and employees for preventing and resolving problems without the intervention of higher level management except where LOB/SO or FAA-wide interests are at stake.

    Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures, and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion.

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

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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