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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 is located in the Office of Airports, Southern Regional Airports Division, Safety and Standards Branch, ASO-620. This branch oversees and supports engineering, Part 139 Certification and safety, and standards certification. The incumbent serves as the Airports Compliance Specialist and is responsible for assessing and evaluating complaints in accordance with 14 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 13, on 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.

    Acts as a key technical point of contact for assigned activities. Contributes to the preparation of management/technical reports or contractual documents, and may communicate the overall results of a project or work activity to FAA management, the aviation and aerospace industries, and other external parties. Provides 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 revenues as required in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Revenue Use Policy (64 Federal Register, 7696 (February 16, 1999)). 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. Applies experience and advanced technical knowledge of airport compliance requirements to accomplish assignments and to develop plans and techniques to improve programs and policies. Compiles and provides information to 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. Coordinates with 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. 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. Performs investigations and writes reports that substantiate findings and if necessary could be used as a basis for administrative or legal action. Provides in-house training to junior and entry level professionals within the division.

    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


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