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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 determined by state and Federal officials that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where this position is located, on a regular basis.

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    The position is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling multiple, varying assignments necessary to meet the outcomes and mission of the Aviation Safety (AVS) Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Office. Special projects and teams are established in the ODA Office to focus on overseeing the ODA Program across AVS and operationalizing of the ODA Office.

    The work involves interaction with FAA employees and contract support staff and requires interaction with multiple stakeholders internally across AVS as well as externally with indust ry. Works in a team environment and must effectively collaborate, cooperate, and coordinate to meet program and project goals. Ensures open and effective communication, cooperation, and coordination with internal and external stakeholders. Assignments frequently require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines.

    Performs complex assignments applying advanced technical knowledge of systems oversight as it relates to production and/or maintenance syst ems. Draws from experience in applying systems thinking to the assigned responsibilities as well as a broad level of experience and expert knowledge to identify, interpret, and apply guidance, policy, and regulations to assigned work or projects. Typical assignments include: preparing accurate and timely status reports; collaborating with AVS policy offices and other stakeholders to develop recommendations for new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, government-wide rules, regulations and external concerns.

    Plans the use of time and resources to accomplish complex assignments, determines schedules and resource requirements. Collaborates directly with internal and external stakeholders to promote continuous improvement and effective utilization of the AVS ODA Program through recommendations that affect policy, training, communication, data management, system oversight, performance management, and safety; Promotes consistency of FAA audit functions across AVS under the ODA Program through evaluation of ODA holder oversight data and risk based decision making, development of performance measures and analyzing of data to evaluate the effectiveness of the ODA Office and the ODA Program as it relates to safety; Predicts potential issues and proposing preventive actions often requiring the development of new approaches. Identifies and informs management of problems that require their attention.

    Defines deliverables, resolves complex problems and issues, and establishes realistic schedules and milestones. Formulates, defends, and executes project budgets and schedules.

    Contacts are internal and external to the organization and the agency. Works with the AVS ODA Office Manager and/or management team members across AVS in the development, implementation, and administration of policies, systems, and key management tools needed to manage and control the ODA Program at the national level. Assists the manager in completing daily duties and responsibilities associated with supporting the operation of the office. Works independently and exercises sound judgment when making decisions affecting the office.

    May serve as the focal point for programs such as Quality Management Systems and Oversee System Performance. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge when evaluating stakeholder compliance to ODA Program requirements. Supports or may provide input in the planning, organizing and evaluation of oversight programs for delegated organizations. Applies risk management in planning and decision making at a systems level. Has a clear understanding of FAA and industry roles and responsibilities is needed to enable effective and appropriate level of FAA involvement in consideration of shared safety responsibilities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% 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/613986300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.