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    Serves as Assistant General Manager (AGM) within the Air Traffic Organization (ATO); Air Traffic Services; Eastern Service Area, and District Offices, responsible for planning and directing multiple activities and programs in a complex matrix organization in a specific Air Traffic District assigned to the highest facility-level within that District.

    Responsible for managing and coordinating all air traffic operations and/or support activities and services within the assigned District. Manages and directs a highly technical workforce consisting of numerous air traffic facilities of varying size, type, and complexity. Shares full managerial responsibility and authority, reporting to the General Manager (GM) and acts in the absence of the GM, as required.

    Applies extensive knowledge and experience in management of terminal and en route air traffic facilities to integrate air traffic operations, support services and administrative programs to advance the tactical use of concepts and technologies to achieve the strategic goals of the ATO and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

    Ensures that all district operational and support plans are integrated with the operational philosophy of the ATS directorate at all levels. The incumbent provides input and guidance on policies, standards, and procedures as regards to all district activities, to ensure the safe, secure and efficient use of navigable airspace. Identifies information needs, training requirements, and ad hoc and recurring reporting requirements to include reporting to the GM.

    Applies his/her experience in managing and directing air traffic operations and/or support activities to maintain close connectivity with field facility operations and support activities throughout the District and to ensure that the GM and necessary district staff are able to respond quickly to unexpected and emergency situations. Provides a timely as well as the accurate unfiltered flow of information up the management chain and responds to stakeholder concerns by focusing on systemic issues, professionalism, training, and system efficiency.

    Applies a comprehensive understanding of the principles of management and strategic planning to plan, direct, coordinate, evaluate and manage the operational and support activities of a highly technical matrix organization consisting of Air Traffic Managers (ATM) and Support Managers (SM). Works on complex projects and programs based on the objectives of the organization along with the GM and is responsible for strategic and tactical planning, communicating the organization’s vision and objectives, setting priorities, coaching, and developing staff and organizational capabilities. Solicits feedback from the SMs and ATMs on shared responsibilities for safety, efficiency and a systems approach in the performance of the NAS.

    Assists the GM as the focal for labor-management relations, civil rights, legal and security issues in consultation with all Staff Offices. Supports and participates in the labor-management partnership process, and fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner. Responsible for the coordination of district management investigations. Demonstrates the ability to collaborate with multiple organizational units; including the bargaining unit representatives, and projects to accomplish mission objectives by addressing tactical issues that require cooperation between different facilities, districts, and service units. Ensures coordinated responses by working with counterparts and maintains a positive working relationship at the appropriate levels of other organizations to enable problem solving at the lowest level.

    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)

    2152 Air Traffic Control

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