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    Serves as a District Facilities Manager (DFM) within in one of the multiple Air Traffic Organization (ATO).

    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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    Manages and directs a highly technical workforce found in specific Districts consisting of numerous System Support Centers (SSCs) of varying size, type, and complexity. Directs the maintenance and operations within the District. Area may extend beyond state boundaries and include regional, national, and international operations.

    Serves as a second level manager in the organization with one level of subordinate managerial officials. 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 task and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

    Defines, plans and organizes assigned budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the Technical Operations organization. Applies advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, advanced knowledge of budget personnel, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the organization. Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures, and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion.

    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. Responsible to ensure successful integration and modernization of the NAS. 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, members of the state local and federal government, foreign government aviation officialt general public, ATO Service Units, FAA lines of businest representatives of the aviation industry and military to facilitate resolution of air traffic operational and technical program issues. Frequently represents the FAA on interagency/industry committees and national and international groups that develop, monitor and evaluate District programs and operations. Has authority to make commitments for subordinate organizational units, within guidelines.

    Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically by higher level management, usually through status reports and organizational performance measures. Has discretion to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the tactical (short-term) objectives of the major subdivision. Work activities typically impact directly on project/program objectives for more than one organizational unit and for the major subdivision. Work frequently affects the major subdivision's internal and external customers.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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