Serves as a National Traffic Management Officer (NTMO) at the Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) responsible for planning and directing operations in various areas of responsibility. Provides leadership and supervision to teams of National Traffic Management Specialists. The NTMO plays an integral operational role in the separation and control of air traffic in the National Airspace System (NAS).
The incumbent serves as a National Traffic Management Officer (NTMO) at the Air Traffic Control System Command Center, responsible for planning and directing operations in delegated areas of responsibility. Provides first line supervision to a team of developmental and certified traffic management specialists (TMS), and Central Altitude Reservation Function (CARF) specialists, who are responsible for the safe, efficient, secure and sustainable operation of the National Airspace System (NAS). Directly participates in traffic management activities and performs an integral operational role in the separation and control of air traffic in the NAS.
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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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 security/background investigation may be required
This is NOT a bargaining unit position.
This position is covered by P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes.
The person selected for this position must maintain medical clearance.
A one year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
Candidates must show specialized experience. Specialized experience is defined as:
1)Must have held an FAA 2152-FV-J/FG-14 or above regional or headquarters position for at least 1 year (52 weeks); OR
2)Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility OR
3) Must have held a MSS position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility (see NOTE)
An employee who has been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility that is upgraded is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded position, since he or she has been performing the higher graded work.
NOTE: There are no restrictions on who can apply to MSS vacancies at those facilities with 3 or less MSS levels.
AND In addition to the qualifications listed above for MSS positions, the chart on MSS positions will be used to determine which career level applicants are qualified to make application.
Candidates will be evaluated on four Managerial Selection Factors and Selection Factor 5.
Managerial Selection Factors: Candidates must provide separate narrative responses to address his/her experience in MWP Selection Factors 1 through 4. Applicants who fail to address the Leadership and Management Dimensions on-line will be disqualified.
Selection Factor 5: ****Education
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.
Interview Policy: Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
Position is covered under P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes.
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. This position requires completion and favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check with Inquiry (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment unless a waiver is obtained. Subject to a 10-year period re-investigation.
Receipt of Applications
: Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement.
: Eligible candidates will be evaluated based on EMP-1.14, Supplemental Guidance: 2152 Front Line Manager Selection for Terminal, En Route and Flight Service Facilities. ****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 pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a testing designated position (TDP) will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
: 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.
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 not a bargaining unit position.
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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
In addition to uploading a resume and all other required application forms, applicants must complete and submit the first page of FAA Form 3330-43, Rating of Air Traffic Experience with their bid. The form must include from and to dates of experience, position title, series and grade/level of all positions held. The form must be submitted either by uploading a copy as an attachment with the bid package through USAJOBS or ****, Attn: Cristina Masi, by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants will be considered ineligible if the form is not received in HR by the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: Applicants are reminded that FAA Form 3330-43 is required and NOT FAA Form 3330-43-1.
In addition to the on-line application, please complete and submit Selection Factor 5 to our office by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. This document should be submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration, 1 Aviation Plaza, Jamaica, NY 11434, Attn: Cristina Masi or forward via facsimile (****. (Not responsible for incomplete faxed application packages.) Include name and announcement number on each page submitted.
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.
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 .
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. .
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
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, , for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.
: ATO Rating Criteria and Crediting Plan for 2152 Front Line Manager Selection
: Rating of Air Traffic Experience
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