Operational Safety Analyst Jobs in Washington, DC at Federal Aviation Administration

Title: Operational Safety Analyst

Company: Federal Aviation Administration

Location: Washington, DC


Specifically, the Analyst:

Leads the organization and execution of key investigative analysis and safety performance assessment activities of government industry collaborative safety teams comprised of FAA personnel, representatives of domestic and international airlines, manufacturers, employee groups, air traffic organizations, and others key stakeholders of the aviation community.

Leads activities associated with analysis of safety data using investigative/trending techniques to identify emerging and changing risks, development of mitigation strategies, and monitoring the effectiveness of implemented actions.

Performs major activities supporting the implementation of key agency safety data sharing initiatives to advance aviation safety in the National Airspace System (NAS).

Applies aviation experience and technical knowledge to plan and accomplish projects either as an individual contributor and/or member of a team to investigate and analyze multiple data sources, and provide technical guidance and leadership.

Serves as the technical point of contact on these projects and programs, for communicating information to senior FAA management, the aviation and aerospace industries, and other external parties.

Prepares and presents briefings to communicate safety information to broad audiences of aviation safety professionals, and supports and participates in national and international forums convened to strengthen and advance aviation safety.

Utilizes experience and comprehensive technical knowledge applicable to key investigative analysis and safety performance assessment activities. Define, organize, and assign resources to accomplish organizational objectives.

Contacts are internal and external often representing FAA as a senior technical point of contact on projects, programs and other work activities. Communicates with all levels internally (within an LOB/SO or across LOB/SOs) and externally.

Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues, but allow considerable discretion to develop new and innovative approaches. Draws on experience to solve unusual problems and may create new solutions and policy interpretations as the situation requires. Provides policy guidance and instruction to others, both internally and externally.

Work is reviewed typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure technical compliance and alignment with the requirements of the project or other work activity. Work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more major subdivisions or LOB/SOs and may impact on the objectives of the FAA.


Conditions of Employment

Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.

US Citizenship is required.

Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.


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To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS-13. Specialized experience is experience…