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    Aviation Safety Inspectors in this specialty (General Aviation Operations) apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as airmen (pilots, navigators, flight instructors, etc.) to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the operation of aircraft.

    The below link provides a complete list of Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) locations:


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    Candidate must complete an extensive training program to include formal and on-the-job training up to and possibly 24 months regardless of grade level.

    Duties at the FG-12 grade level include but are not limited to the following:

    • Examining airmen for initial certification and continuing competence;
    • evaluating airmen training programs, equipment and facilities; and
    • evaluating the operational aspect of programs of air carriers and similar commercial and aviation operations for adequacy of facilities, equipment, procedures and overall management to ensure safe operation of the aircraft.

    Duties at the FG-11 grade level include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assisting in enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition; and
    • providing assistance in the evaluation of air carriers, air agencies air operators.

    Aviation Safety Inspectors (General Aviation Operations) may perform a variety of other inspections, investigations, and advisory duties; however, the primary requirement for positions in this specialization is knowledge and skill in the operation of aircraft.

    Candidate will be required to participate in the flight program as an aircrew member and, as such, must meet the medical and flight currency requirements as set forth in agency orders governing the operation of aircraft.

    Inspectors are required to travel frequently and to occasionally work irregular duty hours.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - The job may require up to 75% 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/608387500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.