Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
The Anchorage District, Technical Operations, Kenai SSC in Kodiak, Alaska is seeking qualified applicants for an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist, FV-2101-H, with a $27K fixed rate (PCS) relocation payment.
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Incumbent performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments associated with the NAS, and is able to deal with unusual problems or unanticipated air traffic safety issues. Maintains technical competency on legacy systems, and obtains the skills to install, integrate, maintain, and restore technologically advanced systems with minimal supervision. Independently plans, evaluates, coordinates, and performs work with a high degree of independence, keeping the supervisor advised of significant problem areas. Technician serves as the key technical point of contact for assigned systems, programs or projects. As such may collaborate with system users, planners, engineers, and contractor personnel for the acceptance and/or improvements. Applies experience and detailed technical knowledge in planning, managing, and completing assignments in support of the NAS. Specialist is capable of resolving problems as they arise and make adjustments as necessary to deal with systems outages and performance deterioration. Initiates actions to install, repair or restore systems and services on the availability of back up systems reconfiguration to minimize service interruptions and insure the safe and efficient operation of the NAS.
50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.
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2101 Transportation Specialist
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.
Supervisor's endorsement is required for a competitive promotion.
An endorsement is not required if ingrade or downgrade.
Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet the requirements stated below:
Applicants must provide a resume which demonstrates (in your work history) that you possess the specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The specialized experience must demonstrate an extensive knowledge of and experience in technology system interrelationships, and management of civilian or military automated aviation, navigation and electronics systems. Applicants must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position. Generally, experience at the next lower level (pay band G/career level II or equivalent) meets the minimum qualification requirements as long as the experience supports the Demonstrated Abilities identified within the Application Questionnaire section.
provide narrative responses for each Demonstrated Ability listed within this announcement. Narrative responses should be clear and concise, providing a description of your education, training, and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each Demonstrated Ability. Narrative responses are MANDATORY for each Demonstrated Ability and applicants must show possession of each.
Answer all questions to the best of your ability. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you possess this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification. Failure to submit narrative responses for each Demonstrated Ability will prevent further consideration.
In compliance with the AF/PASS Agreement, Appendix V, a supervisor's endorsement form or memorandum is required for a competitive promotion. Applicants applying for a promotion must include a supervisors endorsement or memorandum which must include the vacancy announcement number and supervisor's signature. A supervisor's endorsement is not required for reassignments (same as ingrades) or downgrades.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy 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.
The position sensitivity level for this position is 5 moderate risk. The selectee may be subject to completion of a successful background investigation for this level.
Interviews will be conducted in accordance with the PASS Collective Bargaining Agreement dated October 29, 2017.
Position is covered by the PASS pay plan.
Equal or lower pay band/level applications will be accepted.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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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
Resume - A resume is required. Please read the HOW TO APPLY section on this announcement as it describes what is needed on your resume.
Supervisor's Endorsement - for competitive promotions a Supervisor's Endorsement form or Memorandum is required and must include the job announcement number and supervisor's signature. The supervisor's endorsement may be uploaded and submitted as an attachment with your online application via USAJOBS. A supervisor's endorsement is not required for reassignments (same as ingrades), or voluntary downgrades.
Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50 - A copy of your SF-50 is required. See paragraph below for more information.
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 ****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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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
Applicants must apply online through USAJOBS and the FAA's AVIATOR online application system.
We highly encourage applicants to use the upload feature in USAJOBS for all supporting documents. If you are unable to use the upload feature, you may fax or mail your supporting documents to our office. Please refer to our Agency Contact Info for the fax number and mailing address. If you use fax, U.S. mail, or hand-delivery, please include a coversheet with your name, announcement number, and contact phone numbers so that we can match your documents with your online application. All supporting documents must be received in our office on or before the closing date.
Please do not email your application documents. Application documents sent by email will not receive consideration.
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.
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Open & closing dates:
08/03/2018 to 08/23/2018
Pay scale & grade:
$68,478 to $106,144 per year Salary range includes 28.02% locality pay. In addition, 3.74% Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) is authorized. Locality & COLA are subject to change.