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Supervisory Aviation Technical Systems Specialist Jobs in Washington, DC at US Federal Aviation Administration

Title: Supervisory Aviation Technical Systems Specialist

Company: US Federal Aviation Administration

Location: Washington, DC

Duties

The Deputy Director directs the work of subordinate employees and/or managers for more than one organizational unit/project/program within a major subdivision. Assists the Director by providing advice regarding the requirements for programs that provide Air Traffic Systems platforms and capabilities. Oversees FAA Air Traffic Systems acquisition programs and projects, the development and implementation of modernization efforts on Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) programs and administrative and mission support systems, ensuring that the capabilities are delivered on time, on budget and to specification. Directs program/project managers in engaging and balancing the needs of internal and external stakeholders regarding the impacts of their modernization programs on FAA’s current operational environment. Oversees business process re-engineering activities for ATO and other FAA lines of business and development of national ATO policies, standards, and procedures regarding the implementation and use of air traffic management systems, decision support systems, and second level engineering services for automation systems within ATO and Agency Support Programs.
Plans all aspects of AJM-2 programs to include defining and developing program objectives, strategies, plans, business cases, and management methods to support the operational demands of the services. Executes the required engineering, development, acquisition, system integration, testing, evaluation, and implementation of assigned programs. Implements NAS programs in accordance with approved NAS enterprise architecture and NextGen implementation plans, ensuring safe and efficient operations. Ensures appropriate plans are developed to assess the technical and contractual cost and benefits for alternative approaches to achieving program objectives including masterplans, budgets, engineering and development plans, selection plans, source evaluation plans, data management plans, systems engineering management plans, programs administration plans, and test plans.
Oversees Facilities and Equipment budget to support the acquisition and implementation of platforms and technologies and overseeing an Operations budget to support operational NAS and mission support engineering of automation systems, and business solutions/infrastructure programs. Formulates, presents, defends and executes a total budget between capital and operational funds. Directs the accomplishment of current and budget year programming and reprogramming actions to ensure maximum objective accomplishment within available resources. Leads and integrates the budget planning processes for projects and programs. Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources to accomplish objectives for multiple organizational units/projects/ programs and across multiple functions and/or disciplines. Manages budget and either reallocates resources among organizational units/projects/programs or acquires additional resources as needed. Develops agreements to ensure mutually beneficial results with stakeholders. Presents and defends the DOT and FAA positions with respect to air traffic management systems in formal and informal meetings with key officials.
Receives direction from the Director and VP on behalf of COO of the FAA in the form of broad policy guidance. Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of all projects/programs with the short-term and long-term objectives of the major subdivision and ATO. Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically through organizational performance measures to determine success in achieving planned results.
Applies a thorough understanding of the principles of management and strategic planning to integrate the work of multiple projects to accomplish objectives.

Requirements
Conditions of Employment

US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Designated or Random Drug Testing required.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-K, FG/GS-15 level. This experience is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE IS DEFINED AS:
Experience managing or leading, and overseeing business process re-engineering activities/functions for an organization and developing national policies, standards, and procedures regarding the implementation of such systems and processes.
You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.
Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.
*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*
Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.
**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Leadership & Management Dimensions and/or Technical Requirements listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical; or (4) priority grouping referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.

Education

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

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Additional information

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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family. 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.
NOTES:
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 Managerial Selection Factor.
In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Managerial Selection Factor, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each. 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.
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.
This Level 2 (Non-Critical Sensitive; Secret) position requires favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.
Unless previously completed, the incumbent must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this supervisory or managerial position.
Some, all, or none of the referred candidates may be interviewed.
This announcement is also being advertised under VA #AWA-AJM-22-0039RJ-81523. Please review both vacancy announcements before making application to determine your eligibility to apply.
This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

Benefits

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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.

Benefits

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Review our benefits

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.

Required Documents

As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have – whether you’re a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you’re eligible under their policies.
Only supplemental documentation (e.g. transcript, certifications, SF-50, and/or veterans’ documentation) will be accepted in combination with your on-line application or faxed to 202-267-7032. These documents must be uploaded on faxed or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number. For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, illegible or missing documents. Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents received via the email system. Documents sent via email will NOT receive consideration. All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran’s Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran. If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran. Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans’ preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave. Forms:

SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference

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.

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 and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)
Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
Salary

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
Renae Jones

Phone
1 (202) 267-8459
Fax
1 (202) 267-8330
Email
[email protected]

Address

Federal Aviation Administration

HQ Employment Services Branch

800 Independence Ave, SW, Room 523

AHF-100

Washington, DC 20591

US

Next steps

Once we receive your complete application, the Human Resources Office will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications. Eligible and qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration. You will be contacted directly if selected for an interview. For instructions on how to check the status of your application, please go to: USAJOBS Help Guide. Important – If you make any changes to your application, you must resubmit it. If you make changes to your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and only your previously submitted application will be evaluated. 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 the agency contact listed in the Agency Contact Information section of this announcement or the hiring manager. An employee with a disability must notify the decision-maker of the accommodation request. Job applicants and employees are required to follow up oral requests in writing. 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.

Fair and Transparent

The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
Reasonable accommodation policy
Financial suitability
Selective Service
New employee probationary period
Signature and false statements
Privacy Act
Social security number request

Required Documents

Only supplemental documentation (e.g. transcript, certifications, SF-50, and/or veterans’ documentation) will be accepted in combination with your on-line application or faxed to 202-267-7032. These documents must be uploaded on faxed or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number. For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, illegible or missing documents. Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents received via the email system. Documents sent via email will NOT receive consideration. All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans’ preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran’s Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran. If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran. Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans’ preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave. Forms:

SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference

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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This job is open to

The public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Individuals with disabilities

Veterans

Special authorities
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.

Clarification from the agency
Also open to applicants eligible under 30% or more disabled Veterans hiring authority.

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