$45,707.00 to $59,417.00
Open & closing dates
Pay scale & grade
$45,707 to $59,417 per year
Salary cited includes 27.48% locality pay
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Serves as am Aviation Assistant reporting directly to the manager of the Manufacturing Inspection District Office.
Business Component: Aviation Safety, Aircraft Certification Service, New England Manufacturing Inspection Branch, Burlington MIDO Section, IR8A2
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Serves as an Aviation Assistant reporting directly to the manager of the Manufacturing Inspection District Office (MIDO). Participates in the accomplishment of the aircraft certification regulatory program through the accomplishment of administrative operations. Performs diversified administrative, clerical, and support functions, acting with sufficient latitude, individual initiative, and decision making authority to assist the front line manager. Ensures that the Federal Aviation Administration's procedural practices and the instructions of the front line manager are implemented and carried out within the MIDO organizational structure. Based on knowledge of office priorities, assures that time is well utilized to enable office to meet deadlines. Advises management of impending commitments and delinquent reports of which the incumbent has knowledge. Receives all visitors and incoming calls directed to the general delivery voice mailbox. Has daily contact, both personal and through telephone, with the aviation industry and the public, answers numerous inquiries which require a working knowledge of the various FAA approval procedures and the necessary data to be submitted in order to expedite their approvals; answers questions relative to completion of the various application forms; and directs callers to the appropriate office if their question is not within the scope of the MIDO. Stays informed of current developments with respect to FAA computer systems such as, CASTLE, AITS, REGIS, USBANK, DELPHI, MVS2000, ASTARS, DIN, EIS and CMIS. Proactive as far as seeking to understand current technology and advances in office automation and software applications. Based on knowledge of system capabilities, prepares and distributes ad hoc reports from various data bases to satisfy management needs and provides limited support for users of automation programs. In the absence of the manager, the incumbent assumes responsibility for ensuring that requests for administrative action or administrative information, which would normally receive the manager's attention, are made known to responsible staff personnel who can satisfy the request. Monitors resulting activities for the purpose of briefing the manager. Decides whether important or emergency matters should be brought to the manager's attention when the manager is absent, but accessible. Receives requests from the MIDO Engineering Certification Office or Aircraft Certification Office for information concerning programs under the manager's control. From available data, assembles requested information, or follow up to see that staff members submit required answers within the specified time. On own initiative or at the request of management, provides information on travel expenditures, staffing data, and other categories of office operation costs for budget purposes, based on comprehensive knowledge of office programs. Composes correspondence and prepares reports on own initiative, based on knowledge of organization's mandates and manager's views and desires. Typical subjects include administrative matters, letters of acknowledgement, general office policies, etc. prepares regular and special reports such as attendance, leave, mileage, budget, travel expenses, business plan, property inventory, office supplies, etc. Proofreads all outgoing correspondence of the office, especially checking for proper format, including FAA branding, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and proper routing. Technical content is the responsibility of the writer. At manager's request, prepares and updates continuity of operations plans including employee contact information. Prepares Delegation of Authority memorandums when required. At manager's request, may review all travel vouchers for adequacy of documentation and accuracy, paying special attention to accounting codes.
Not required - The job does not require any travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - Current/Former Federal Employees and EVHO
for definition of EVHO.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower level or FG/GS-6 level work in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and this is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience must include experience that demonstrates analyzing problems, gathering data, recognizing solutions, planning and organizing work, and conveying information in an office environment.
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Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Travel may be required.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Refer to OPM's General Schedule Qualification Standards, Group Coverage Qualification Standards on Clerical and Administrative Support Positions, for more information: ****As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.
In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.
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Drug test required
Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted. If you need to submit additional documents to supplement your on-line application (e.g. SF-50 or veterans' documentation) you may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to (781) 238-7283 on or before the closing date of this announcement. Include your name and the announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), such as social security number and date of birth.
Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.
If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current FAA employee), you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.
If you are a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system ****. If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: ****If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
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Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.
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