The incumbent is a Traffic Management Specialist in the Central Altitude Reservation Function (CARF) at the Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC). He/she is responsible for processing military and civil altitude reservation (ALTRAV) requests
The incumbent is a Traffic Management Specialist in the Central Altitude Reservation Function (CARF) at the Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC). He/she is responsible for processing military and civil altitude reservation (ALTRAV) requests. The incumbent serves as the central coordinator for all civil and military ALTRAV requests. He/she requests and issues ALTRAV approvals for mass aircraft movements, special missions and other activities which warrant special handling in the domestic and/or international air traffic control systems. Creates and disseminates Notices to Airman for approved ALTRAVs. CARF specialists maintain and control classified documents concerning military aircraft movements, missile launches and other classified activities. Detects and resolves conflicts between ALTRAV requests and resolves separation conflicts within and between reservation requests. He/she expedites coordination of mission changes dictated by weather, aircraft maintenance problems or tactical situation changes. Operates the CARF Automated Altitude reservation system to process military and civil ALTRAV requests. Plans and coordinates military exercises, mass movements of civil or military aircraft and other special activities on both a national and international basis. He/she acts as a focal point for the coordination of the classified rapid deployment of military forces vital to the security of the United States. Initiates appropriate traffic management initiatives to address air traffic problem areas. The incumbent will be required to also certify in either the ATCSCC Terminal or Severe Weather. He/she evaluates the impact of the proposed restrictions on the NAS. He/she also implements the least restrictive action necessary to ensure that traffic demands do not exceed system capacity.
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.
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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.
Top secret clearance is required for this position
This is bargaining unit position
The person selected for this position must maintain a medical clearance
This position is covered by P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes
Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in a CPC/TMC/S at an ATS/ATO facility. QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
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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.
Required Forms: Form 3330-43-1 must be signed by applicant and rating official to receive consideration. All forms submitted unsigned will not be considered. Applicants who fail to submit required form(s) will not be considered. Form(s) requiring signature and date may be reproduced, but must be submitted with original signatures. None of these form(s) will be subsequently loaned or returned to the applicant. FAA Form 3330-43-1 can be found on the following website or by contacting the Human Resource Office point of contact listed in the announcement. ****Interview Policy: If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.
Requirement for physical certificate: The person selected for this position must maintain medical clearance. Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirement.
Drug and Alcohol Testing Program: 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 preemployment or preappointment drug screening. Persons occupying a testing designated position (TDP) will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
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 in which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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