Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
$128,700.00 to $189,600.00
Open & closing dates
Opening and closing dates
Pay scale & grade
$128,700 to $189,600 per year
Salary includes locality pay of 15.37%.
1 vacancy in the following location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma City, OK
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes - Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - U.S. Citizens: A fixed relocation payment of $10,000 will be paid to new hires to Federal service and student trainees; and a fixed relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid to employees with status.
This job is open to
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
This job is also open in another announcement to:
Federal employees - Competitive service
Serves as the primary point of contact for other division Medical Officers and Legal Instruments Examiners in the review of airmen's applications for medical certification under the special issuance program.
Business Component: FAA Aeronautical Center Region, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Aerospace Medical Certification Division, Case Review and Appeals Branch, AAM-320
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Reviews medical certification cases for special issuance, both new and renewals, which are referred by a designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). Determines the disposition of requests for special issuance and referred appeals cases. This disposition includes granting or denying certification, affirming validity of certificate issued, or requesting additional medical information. Institutes follow-up procedures using criteria approved by the Federal Air Surgeon (FAS) if sufficient medical information is not available to substantiate the issuance or denial.
Adjudicates cases of special issuance or denial that have been appealed by airmen. Determines if the records support the previous action taken, if additional information is needed, or what action is required. Provides guidance to regional flight surgeons (RFSs) and center physicians in the determination and certification of airmen's medical qualifications. Instructs RFSs and center physicians in the appropriate certification actions for special cases referred for adjudication. Collaborates in collecting data from medical records received such as data comparing accident reports with corresponding airman medical files, data reflecting the quality of AMEs' performance, and other material which is needed for program studies and reports. Collaborates with other division physicians in recommending revisions of policies and procedures to improve quality and effectiveness of the medical certification program and to develop recommendations for modifying medical standards prescribed by the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).
Participates in consultant group meetings as required and assures that necessary medical information is available. Ensures that administrative requirements of the group are accomplished between meetings. Attends meetings of other governmental and non-governmental medical groups and other professional and technical bodies, to represent the agency or development of information relating to the medical certification programs of the FAA. Participates in comprehensive surveys concerning medical systems in the fields of research, standards, certificate validation, aircraft accident investigation, and other programs which may use the medical records repository for source information.
Establishes and maintains contact with professional medical groups, both civilian and military, and attends meetings of these groups to exchange information on current developments related to aviation medicine. Shares responsibility for the physical custody and maintenance of the legal and medical confidentiality of approximately three million hard copy, microfilmed, and electronic medical records. These records include various pathological entities of medicine and represent the largest collection of medical data concerning civil airmen. Fully responsible for assuring that the highest level of professional performance is applied to the medical examination and certification of civil airmen. May be required to act in the capacity of division manager.
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.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - Current Federal Employees, Former Federal Employees, EVHO
for definition of EVHO.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
0602 Medical Officer
Internal Medicine Physicians
Physicians, All Other
Physicians, Internal Medicine
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)
This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.
Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.
A one year probationary period may be required.
Positive Education Requirement-Copies of Transcripts must be submitted.
Medical Licenses & Certificates Required-Copies must be submitted.
Domestic Travel - less than 5%
Please review Required Documents & Additional Information.
Reference the Office of Personnel Management, Individual Occupational Requirements (IOR) for Medical Officer, 0602 series. Website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/medical-officer-series-0602/
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: DEGREE: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association (external link); Association of American Medical Colleges (external link); Liaison Committee on Medical Education (external link); Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association (external link), or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained.
Degree from Foreign Medical School: A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (external link), a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country, or successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination.
LICENSURE: For all grade levels and positions, applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
GRADUATE TRAINING: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in a hospital or an institution accredited for such training. For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Descriptions of such programs are described below.
An internship program involves broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetrics-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training by a recognized body of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) (external link).
A residency program involves training in a specialized field of medicine in a hospital or an institution accredited for training in the specialty by a recognized body of the American Medical Association (external link), (AMA) or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) (external link).
A fellowship program involves advanced training (beyond residency training) in a given medical specialty in either a clinical or research setting in a hospital or an institution accredited in the United States for such training.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for this position successful applicants MUST have 3 years of Graduate Training in the specialty of the position to be filled or Equivalent Experience and Training.
Applicants should provide examples of specialized experience in their work history.
COPIES OF TRANSCRIPTS, LICENSES, AND CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ORDER TO VERIFY QUALIFICATIONS. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION. PLEASE UPLOAD OR FAX DOCUMENTATION TO (405) 954-3003 PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE.
Information Regarding KSAs: As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) 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 KSA.
In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA 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 and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the KSA's and other factors listed in the 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.
This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).
Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.
Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.
Also see Qualifications Required for Education Requirements.
Preview Job Questionnaire
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.
1) Current/former permanent employees of another Federal agency (Competitive or Excepted Service) who have completed a 1-year probationary period. Applicants claiming transfer or reinstatement eligibility must submit Notice of Personnel Action(SF-50) or its equivalent to verify status. All applicants MUST provide a copy of their most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) which verifies current position/title/series/grade/tenure/organization of record. SF-50 must be received by closing date of this announcement in order to receive consideration. You may fax your SF-50 to 405-954-3003 or upload into the on-line application. If faxing, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number.
2) Veterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service. EVHO eligibles MUST upload or fax a copy of a DD Form 214 reflecting three (3) years of continuous active service and character of service to verify eligibility. All supporting documents must be uploaded or faxed to 405-954-3003 by the closing date of the announcement.
3) Leave Enhancement: FAA organizations may offer enhanced annual leave accrual to newly appointed or reappointed employees. In order to receive consideration for such a benefit, applicants' prior non-Federal service or active duty uniformed service must directly relate to the duties of the position to which appointed. Granting enhanced annual leave is at the sole discretion of the hiring organization, and granting such benefit is not an entitlement nor guaranteed to any newly hired employee.
4) Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
5) This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACORECompensation.htm
6) Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted.
7) Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.
8) TO CONFIRM RECEIPT OF FAXED DOCUMENTS, PLEASE call 405-954-8019.
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.
IMPORTANT: 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
Documentation such as Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), transcripts, Foreign education evaluation documents, licenses, certificates, and Veteran's documentation, etc. will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to (405) 954-3003 on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.
Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.
This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 602 series.
College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the, 602 series with the FAA.
College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 602 series.
If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.
If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current 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 a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. 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 a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/
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.
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.
Agency contact information
Wanda Jones Wanda Jones
Federal Aviation Administration
6500 S. MacArthur Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
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AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position.
If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration.
(In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.)
Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it.
If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.
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All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR)
or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
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