Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
Air Traffic Control Specialist (Traffic Management Coordinator)
Serves as a Traffic Management Coordinator (TMC) in a terminal facility and is responsible for ensuring that efficient and effective traffic management is maintained.
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Ensures that traffic management instructions/restrictions are initiated in accordance with established procedures to maintain a safe and expeditious flow of traffic and minimize the impact of heavy flight demands. Assesses the facility's capacity and projects an acceptable level of traffic. Issues appropriate traffic flow restrictions to adjacent facilities, to space, hold, and reroute aircraft to distribute the flow of traffic and equalize workload among positions. Follows agency policy when implementing traffic management initiatives. Maintains awareness of the traffic flow, equipment status, airport/weather conditions, and traffic forecasts to ensure acceptable levels of traffic, mitigate delays, and avoid flights into undesirable atmospheric conditions. Maintains familiarization of all phases of facility operations and aeronautical/meteorological conditions. Maintains currency on required positions of operation.
Not required - The job does not require any travel.
#### Job family (Series)
2152 Air Traffic Control
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.
Basic qualifications for Traffic Management Coordinator (TMC) positions in a terminal and en route facility: Must have been facility rated or area certified in a CPC/TMC/TMS at an ATO terminal/en route facility.
Selectee(s) must have facility certification, maintain currency, and medical clearance.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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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.
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, candidates will be rated in accordance with the instructions on FAA Form 3330-43-1, Rating of Air Traffic Experience for AT Movement.
Salary will be set in accordance with the Air Traffic Specialized Pay Plan (ATSPP) Manual.
Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements.
The person selected for this position must maintain medical clearance.
This position is covered under Public Law 92-297 for early retirement purposes.
If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.
This is a bargaining unit position.
Links to Important Information:
Locality Pay, COLA
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
You must complete and submit the on-line application by the closing date of this announcement. In addition, you must submit FAA Form 3330-43-1, Rating of Air Traffic Experience for AT Movement, including a list of correspondence courses (if applicable), to your designated facility representative at least 5 administrative days prior to the closing date of the announcement. The facility representative will complete FAA Form 3330-43-1 and return it to you. You must then upload, fax, OR mail the FAA Form 3330-43-1 to the servicing HR Office identified in this announcement. All faxed forms must be received by 11:59PM EST, on or before the closing date of this announcement. Your name and the announcement number must be on each page of the faxed document.
FAA Form 3330-43-1 forms that have not been certified and signed by the designated facility representative and the applicant will be ineligible for consideration. NOTE: If you choose to mail the FAA Form 3330-43-1, it must be postmarked by the closing date of the announcement. Late or incomplete bid packages will not be considered.
Do not email any documents. Emailed documentation will not be accepted for consideration.
We are requesting that applicants also provide a direct daytime phone number and/or e-mail address.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility or consideration for employment. It is the applicant's responsibility to review applications for legibility and completeness. Your application package will be reviewed by this office only after the closing date of this announcement.
If you are an 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 an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/.
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.
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Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
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Employer's name and address
Supervisor name and phone number
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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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* FAA-3330-43-1 : Rating of Air Traffic Experience For AT Movement
Agency contact information
Federal Aviation Administration
1701 Columbia Avenue
College Park, GA
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499465100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates:
05/12/2018 to 06/01/2018
Pay scale & grade:
$132,536 to $178,924 per year Salary includes locality pay of 21.16%