Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
System Operations Security (AJR-2) leads the Air Traffic Organization's (ATO) operations-centric efforts in the national defense, homeland security, law enforcement, disaster response, and other significant incident management arenas.
System Operations Services (AJR) Service Unit, System Operations Security Directorate (AJR-2), Strategic Operations Security Group, AJR-22.
The incumbent serves as the manager of Operations Security Plans, and Procedures team (OSPP/AJR-222) within the AJR-22 group located at FAA Headquarters. AJR-222 is principally responsible for operational Air Traffic Management (ATM) security support in the areas of procedures management, data protection, U.S. call sign policy, and interagency and international collaboration. The incumbent's duties broadly include leading and managing team efforts in these areas.
As part of these responsibilities, the incumbent effectively provides managerial (e.g., prioritization of tasks, work allocation, quality assurance, and performance management) and technical leadership and support, including project management related organization, to individuals within the AJR-222 team; and proactively supports the AJR-22 manager, AJR-2 Director, and other AJR-2 teammates with timely, high quality, outcome-driven services, deliverables, and solutions. The incumbent is also responsible for building and sustaining productive relationships with diverse counterparts in the rest of the ATO, FAA, as well as outside of the agency.
The incumbent carries out duties, which may be mentally and physically challenging. This position's duties are critical to the Nation's security and emergency operations related efforts. The incumbent is also integral to the FAA's efforts to sustain the safety and efficiency of the NAS. The incumbent often must handle fast-paced, multi-dimensional, highly visible policy, planning, procedures, and/or programs demands. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for staffing, during crises, incident management positions at FAA headquarters, the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), and other locations, which may be active 24/7 for weeks.
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.
Who May Apply
This job is open to...
FAA Employees - INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - AJR ONLY
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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.
A one year probationary period may be required.
A financial disclosure may be required.
20% domestic travel is required.
Qualified applicants must demonstrate experience in a civilian or military air traffic facility that provided a comprehensive knowledge of appropriate air traffic control laws, rules and regulations. Creditable experience must have equipped applicants with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the full range of duties of the position for which application is being made.
experience at the FG/GS-14/FV-J includes:
Program planning and/or knowledge of government programs and operations, and experience in leadership, orchestrating teams comprising of senior level personnel with multiple technical disciplines.
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.
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2.In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, this position MAY be a Career Enhancement Program/Career Progression assignment. The selectee(s) may be eligible for pay retention. Career Diversity is not enhanced when an employee is assigned to a staff or supervisory position which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility. Pay retention is not a guarantee.
3.This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/policy_guidance/hr_policies/hrpm/comp/comp_ref/
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5.This position is not covered by PL 92-267 for early retirement purposes, and is therefore, not eligible for good time credit.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements may be further evaluated on the Managerial Selection Factors (MF)(s) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration
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Drug test required
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Federal Aviation Administration
HQ HR Services Division, AHF-100
800 Independence Avenue, SW
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