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    Summary

    Operates as Aviation Safety Assistant (OA) in the Nashville Flights Standards Field Office.

    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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    Responsibilities

    FG-6 - Provides administrative and semi-technical support to the Aviation Safety Inspectors by obtaining background data, preparing reports, reviewing applications, interviewing applicants, processing certificates, and maintaining office files. Processes FAA-issued airman certificates such as ground instructor, flight instructor, mechanic repairman, and flight engineer. Interviews applicants to determine qualifications for non-complex certificates. Processes FAA authorizations, such as inspection authorization, aircrew program designee and aerobatic competency. Processes FAA issued operator and air agency certificates such as air carrier, repair stations and approved schools. Examines applications and supporting documents for completeness, consistency of information and assures correction, if required. Responsible for processing temporary airman certification files for certificates issued by designated examiners. Examines applications and supporting documents for completeness, consistency of information, and fulfillment of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) requirements. Assures correction, if required. Monitors and tracks returned files. Supports the Designated Written Test Examiner (DWTE) program by providing orientation and training of new examiners, providing required annual and periodic training as necessary. Responsible for security, accountability and destruction of question selection sheets, sorting, assembling and furnishing written test examiners with test materials, and following up to ensure corrective action is taken if necessary. Conducts FAA written examinations by assembling and distributing test materials, and following up to ensure corrective action is taken if necessary.

    FG-7 - Provides administrative and semi-technical, and clerical related support to the supervisor, or manager, Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASIs), and Administrative Officer. Utilizes tools relevant to the Safety Assurance System environment which includes obtaining background data, preparing reports, reviewing applications, interviewing applicants, processing certificates, and maintaining technical and administrative files. Processes FAA-issued airman certificates such as an FAA designated representative, mechanics, repairmen, flight engineers, and pilots. Interviews applicants to determine qualifications for non-complex certificates. Processes FAA authorizations such as inspection authorization, aircrew program designee, aerobatic competency, etc. Processes FAA-issued operator and air agency certificates such as air carrier, repair stations, and approved schools. Examines applications and supporting documents for completeness, consistency of information, and assures correction, if required. Monitors and tracks returned files. Researches appropriate handbooks, collects information, organizes material pertinent to meetings and training sessions such as pre-certification, examiner renewal, inspector authorization, and flight examiner and written test examiner indoctrination. Conducts written test examiner training sessions when necessary. Assists with interpreting and implementing newly modified agency directives relating to accident, incident, enforcement processing, and airmen/operator certification file processing. Determines necessary action and notification to assure staff is aware of latest changes. Answers inquiries from and advises organization personnel regarding the preparation of technical work.

    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

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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