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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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    Serves as Deputy Director for the Office of Airports, Airports Division ASO Region responsible for the planning, formulation, direction, implementation, and evaluation of a variety of Airports programs/projects in the Region. This includes programs such as part 139 safety and certification, airport and system planning, capacity management, environmental processing, financial assistance programs (Airport Improvement Program and Passenger Facility Program), and compliance requirements.

    In the absence of the Executive Director, the incumbent assumes full responsibility and authority in the operation of the Airports Division's aviation programs. Serves as the first level supervisor for several Branch and Airport District Office (ADO) Managers. Most ADOs are located remotely and oversee multiple large hub airports with complex aviation issues. Integrates work of multiple organizations to meet strategic goals of the organization and the FAA. Participates in strategic planning for the FAA, and makes commitments (program, budget, etc.) for a major organization. Provides oversight and ensures successful completion of complex and politically sensitive airport projects that involves extensive coordination with various internal and external stakeholders. Exercises the full range of supervisory responsibilities to include strategic planning, communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance of organizational units, managers and employees; coaching and developing staff; approving leave; and taking corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate. Communicates and reinforces diversity and EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibility. Participates in the labor-management partnership process. Promotes a fair and equitable work environment. Monitors and implements the strategic plan for organizational projects/programs to ensure the successful completion of goals and initiatives, and provides leadership for strategic planning, integration of initiatives/activities, conducting operational and/or organizational analysis, evaluating studies, providing recommendations on operational topics and ensuring collaborative decision making across the organization. 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. Defines and assigns tasks to accomplish objectives, and assists the Executive Director with providing oversight and management to ensure that region-wide programs operate effectively and efficiently, comply with regulatory requirements, and promote the accomplishment of the FAA's goals and objectives. Communicates and makes presentations to diverse audiences including senior executives, front-line employees, aviation industry representatives, and the general-public. Maintains close and continuing contact with stakeholders including union representatives, higher-ranking managers and supervisors from other FAA organizations, airport owners/sponsors, airport consultants, aviation associations, and other governmental agencies including the Office of Inspector General, Federal Environmental Resource Agencies and State and Local Governments. Has the authority, within guidelines, to make commitments for the major subdivision, to establish new policies/procedures, and to make exceptions. In coordination with the Executive Director, the incumbent ensures training requirements are current and that the diverse technical staff has the necessary guidance to carry out airport programs and safety oversight functions.

    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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