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    The Operations Support Manager (OSM) position serves as first level manager of an assigned workforce consisting of Technical Analysts, Management and Program Analysts and/or Assistants, Administrative Officers, Budget Analysts and Training Specialists who provide support to management and employees in the ATO, Technical Operations Organization. This position reports directly to the Technical Operations, Technical Services Organization Technical Services Manager within a Service Area.

    Manages and directs a highly technical and diverse workforce that implements national level requirements for programs such as Field Incident Response, staffing, budget planning and executions, acquisition/procurement, and training/certification. Position uses effective performance management to lead assigned group in completing the mission and meeting FAA and Air Traffic Organization goals and objectives. Actively promotes, supports and participates in the FAA's Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs.

    Managerial duties typically affect employees and managers in more than one organizational unit/project/program, and include: planning, communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

    Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed and an advanced knowledge of budget, personnel and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the organization. Maintains, analyzes and reports information relied on by managers to efficiently manage the organization. Defines, plans and organizes assigned resources necessary to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Technical Operations organization. Has authority to make commitments for subordinate organizational units, within guidelines.

    Managers budget and either reallocates resources among organizational units/projects/programs or requests additional resources, as needed. May perform critical aspects of the budget planning process, including projecting short-term and long-term future needs and justifying resource requirements. Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of higher level management. Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution.

    Incumbent responsible for trend analysis; operational metrics tool development, Core NAS Policy Training, WEB CM Coordination and scheduling for workshops. Supports the implementation of Concept of Operations (CONOPS) evolution within the District. Maintains contacts both internal and external to the district, including senior management, union representatives, service center, personnel, ATO Service Units and FAA lines of business. May represent the FAA on interagency committees and national groups that develop, monitor and evaluate district programs and operations.

    The 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. Incumbent has discretion to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the tactical (short-term) objectives and the major subdivision. Work activities typically impact directly on project/program objectives for more than one organizational unit for the major subdivision. Work frequently affects the major subdivision's internal and external customers.

    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


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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