Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
$53,490.00 to $82,912.00
Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
Pay scale & grade
$53,490 to $82,912 per year
Salary above does not include a locality pay rate. Burlington, MA: 27.48% - $68,189 - $105,696
Jamaica, NY: 32.13% - $70,676 - $109,552
1 vacancy in the following locations:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Federal employees - Excepted service
Current excepted service federal employees.
This position is located within the Office of Security and Hazardous Materials Safety (ASH) and may be assigned to a geographical location under the purview of the Office of Investigations.
Business Component: Associate Administrator for Security and Hazardous Materials Safety, ASH-1, Office of Investigations, AXI-1, Internal Investigations Division, AXI-100, East Investigation Branch, AXI-1
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The mission of ASH is to ensure aviation safety, support national security, and promote an efficient airspace system through the development and administration of policies and programs. This position supports ASH in accomplishing mission critical responsibilities and key agency goals and objectives through the conduct of civil, administrative, and regulatory investigations.
The incumbent performs routine, multiple, and varying assignments under the limited direction of a manager or more experienced specialist. Establish policies/procedures, provide guidance for most assignments but allow for some discretion to select the most appropriate approach. He/she applies experience and detailed knowledge of the Investigations Program to accomplish assignments. The incumbent may be responsible for conducting general investigations. Typical duties include but are not limited to the following:
General Investigations: Conducts civil, administrative and regulatory compliance investigations involving multiple parts of CFR Titles 14 and 49 and other federal policies and directives. Investigations may include regulatory infractions, torts and personal claims, security clearance investigations, medical or behavioral patterns of airmen, security suitability of agency personnel, employee misconduct, sexual harassment, Accountability Board issues, hotline cases and others. As required, appears before grand juries or participates in other judicial and administrative proceedings. Interviews witnesses and administers oaths or affirmations. Receives evidence and security material documents or property in accordance with the laws of search and seizure and establishes rules of evidence. Takes signed sworn statements, and prepares reports to document facts disclosed during the investigation.
As part of the general investigative processes, is responsible for ensuring that the identification and collection of physical evidence that relates to the activities alleged to have taken place, such as time and attendance documents, travel voucher claims, travel card billing documents, accountability board, hotline complaints, misconduct, airmen certification documents, evidentiary photographs. Maintains property custody of physical evidence. The investigative process requires extensive casework involving identification and interviewing of individuals involved in alleged activities and of witnesses, and obtaining sworn statements and developing investigative leads. These leads may result in court records being examined, communications with various law enforcement agencies, contact with prosecuting authorities and agency investigative records being examined.
Performs other duties as assigned.
50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - Excepted service/Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO
for definition of EVHO.
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
Job family (Series)
1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
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)
Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
Successful completion of security investigation will be required.
To qualify for the FV-H level: All applicants must have one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to GS/FG-5/7/9 or band level FV- G in the Federal service. Specialized experience may also include, but is not limited to: experience interpreting and applying policies and procedures of an investigations program, conducting civil, administrative and/or regulatory investigations; and preparing investigative reports.
Applicant should provide examples of specialized experience in their work history.
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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.
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.
This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a testing designated position (TDP) will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
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 and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Interested candidates MUST be able to obtain and maintain a Critical Sensitive (3) clearance.
One position will be filled at either location.
Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
This is not a bargaining unit position.
Links to Important Information: Locality Pay
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.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
All supplemental documents such as SF-50, DD-214 etc. must be received by the closing date of this announcement to be considered. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to
781-238-7283. Be sure to include announcement number on each page - if you are faxing. No e-mails please.
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 https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/
. 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: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply
How to Apply
You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of Received by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of Received each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.
We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.
Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
Employer's name and address
Supervisor name and phone number
Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
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.
You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide
, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.
Agency contact information
Catherine Miller Catherine Miller
Federal Aviation Administration
New England Region
1200 District Avenue
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Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system.
AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position.
If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.
(In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.)
Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it.
If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.
FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR)
or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.
Fair & Transparent
Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
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