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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 the Project Specialist Team Lead under the minimal direction of the manager. As the Team Lead, they will report to the front line manager on performance, progress, training of employees, and disciplinary problems. Makes recommendations to front line manager regarding promotions, reassignments, recognition, and personnel needs. Approves or disapproves leave requests for up to 2 hours. Resolves simple complaints of employees and refers others to the front line manager. Communicates assignments, projects, and problems to be solved, to include deadlines and milestones for completion.

    Contacts are internal and external. Often represents the major subdivision and LOB/SO as a principal point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the application of policies and procedures. Formulates and recommends positions on major projects / policies / issues to senior management. Prepares, reviews, and recommends approval of major reports for internal and external distribution on projects, programs and other work activities. Develops briefings to convey strategic vision or organizational policies to internal and external audiences. As a Team Lead you will be expected to interface with employees and managers at all levels within ESC as well as FAA and external customers.

    Applies experience and expert knowledge applicable to his/her discipline to conduct functional activities for projects/programs which often require the development of new and innovative approaches. Responsible for the preparation, quality and maintenance of projects/programs. Identifies and resolves challenging problems or issues which often cross organizational boundaries and impact on the accomplishment of strategic objectives. Typical assignments may include: providing guidance to less-experienced professionals; leading large projects/program teams; defining and developing internal policies and procedures; predicting potential issues and proposing preventive action. Applies knowledge of FAA’s policies and objectives to identify, define and organize resources for large projects/programs/work activities. Acquires and allocates resources to accomplish activities within established schedules and budgetary requirements.

    Applies an advanced comprehensive technical knowledge of all aspects of the assigned projects(s), as well as functional policies and procedures, and a detailed quantitative and qualitative understanding of the customer’s required outcome, in both technical (IT) and functional requirements. Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines.

    Manages projects using the appropriate knowledge, processes, skills, tools, and techniques as suggested by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Applies project management concepts, principles, techniques, best practices and guidelines to related projects. Seasoned in all phases of the project management lifecycle; requirements gathering, design, development, test, implementation, maintenance, and transition or sunset.

    Work is reviewed rarely, typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project, and by organizational performance measures to ensure timeliness, policy compliance, and alignment with project/program objectives.

    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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