Supervisory Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
The Technical Operations, Anchorage District is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Supervisory Airway Transportation Systems Specialist for the ESU SSC, Anchorage, Alaska. The position offers a 27K fixed rate PCS (moving expenses).
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As the Supervisor of a Technical Operations Systems Service Center (SSC), the incumbent has responsibility for administrative and technical direction of the assigned staff consisting of specialists, technicians, and other FAA support staff involved in the maintenance of the NAS. Exercises authority for supervisory responsibilities over staff, including staff scheduling and approval of leave. Assures equity of performance standards and rating techniques developed for subordinates. Evaluates work performance, justifies recommendations for awards or bonuses for personnel in the unit. Identifies developmental training needs of employees and provides for or arranges needed developmental and operational training. Advises, counsels, or provides instruction to employees on technical operational, and/or administrative matters. Hears and resolves complaints from employees at the informal stage, referring group grievances and serious unresolved complaints to the higher level manager. Effects minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases. Fosters a fair and equitable work environment. Plans and establishes work schedules, deadlines, and standards for acceptable work. Plans, executes, and monitors the SSC budget. Responsible for management of resources (people, funds and equipment) to meet the goal of continuous safe and reliable air travel.
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.
#### Job family (Series)
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.
Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.
Occasional travel may be required
A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate within your application package that you possess at least one year of specialized experience
equivalent to the next lower level of FV-I/Level IV or the equivalent FG/GS-13 in Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience in the 2101 occupational series or in a directly related occupation. The specialized experience must have equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience should demonstrate an extensive knowledge of and experience in technology system interrelationships, and management of civilian or military automated aviation, navigation and electronics systems. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position. Generally, experience at the next lower level (pay band I/level IV or equivalent), meets the minimum qualifications for this position as long as the experience is directly related to the position and is in the normal line of progression. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to: Experience which demonstrates knowledge and experience with NAS operations and activities, and ability to plan, organize, evaluate, or monitor and lead the work of others. Applicants may be further evaluated based on the Leadership and Management Dimensions identified in this announcement.
Qualification requirements 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.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the 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 Managerial Selection Factor (MSF). In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Managerial Selection Factor (MSF), in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each MSF. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your 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 may be further evaluated on the Leadership and Management Dimensions listed within this 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.
Interviews may not be conducted for all candidates.
Position sensitivity level for this position is non-critical sensitive. Prior to extending a firm offer, security clearance for the non-critical sensitive level may be required.
This is not 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
Drug test required
A resume is required and must be submitted online via the USAJOBS system. Please read the How to Apply section within this announcement for examples of what your resume should include.
IMPORTANT! A copy of your latest SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action is required. Please read additional information below regarding your SF-50.
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.
Please use the upload feature in USAJOBS for your 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 below for the fax number and mailing address. If you use fax, U.S. mail, or hand-delivery, you must include a coversheet with your name, announcement number, and contact phone number so that we can match your documents with your online application. All supporting documents must be received in our office before or on the closing date.
Please do not email documents. 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:
$100,701 to $156,114 per year Salary range includes 28.02% locality pay. In addition, a 3.74% Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) is authorized. Locality & COLA are subject to change.