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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 safe to relocate.

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    This position serves as the Airports Regional/Lead Compliance Program Manager for the Office of Airports, Southern Region Airports Division, Safety and Standards Branch, responsible for assessing and evaluating complaints in accordance with 14 Code of Federal Regulation Part 13, of non-compliance with applicable laws, policies and procedures related to the terms and conditions of federal land transfers and federal grant obligations that include airport rates, charges, and revenue diversion.

    As an Airports Compliance Specialist, incumbent applies experience and comprehensive technical knowledge of Airport Compliance programs to provide authoritative advice, guidance, and information to officials in the Airports Division, public agencies, municipalities, airport sponsors, and general public on the intent of applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards as they relate to the use of airport revenue as required in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Revenue Use Policy (64 Federal Register, 7696 (February 16, 1999)). Provides expert technical advice, guidance, and assistance to the airports division employees, government agencies, airport consultants, aviation industry representatives, airport sponsors, and the public on Federal regulations and FAA policy and goals related to the airport compliance program. Provides expert information on Part 13 conclusions to assist Headquarters personnel on 14 CFR Part 16 complaints and provides expert follow-up on Part 16 corrective action plans. Conducts Land Use Compliance Inspections at Federally obligated airports, prepares land use compliance reports, tracks progress of sponsor corrective actions through completion, reviews sponsor corrective action plans for compliance with obligations and resolution of findings, provides follow up actions on land Use Compliance Inspections, and coordinates information on Land Use Compliance Inspections with ACO-100. Provides guidance and support to junior and entry level professionals on Land Use Compliance Inspection processes and procedures. Coordinates and provides expert advice, information, and guidance to junior level staff, field offices, government agencies, airport consultants, aviation industry representatives and public on federal regulations and FAA policy, including but not limited to Part 13 and FAA Order 5190.6, Airport Compliance Requirements. Provides expert guidance to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) on issues of unlawful revenue diversion and assists the Airport Certification Staff and Airport District Offices as necessary. Performs review for Airport District Offices on all key land release actions, and advises project managers, and junior level staff, in the areas of land release and land acquisition compliance. As necessary, prepares and coordinates Federal Register notices for proposed land releases. Reviews airport audits reported under the Department of Transportation, OIG and Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 (single audit); and resolves any outstanding issues and findings. Provides guidance and support to junior and entry level professionals on the processes and procedures for reviewing and resolving airport audit issues and findings. Monitors and enforces obligations in order to protect the public interest in civil aviation and achieve compliance with federal laws. This includes the investigation and completion of Part 13 informal complaints filed against airports for alleged violation of various federal laws, regulations and grant assurances. Assists ACO-100 with the investigation and completion of formal complaints in accordance with 14 CFR Part 16. Independently researches, interprets, and applies Federal Law and FAA Policy and conducts complex analysis to determine if an airport sponsors' actions are consistent with its federal obligations.

    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


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/617310200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.