Serves as flight procedures program specialist applying experience and expert knowledge with full responsibility for
planning, sequencing, directing, and evaluating assigned projects related to the National Airspace System (NAS).
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Reports to the OSG Flight Procedures Office Team Manager. The incumbent is expected to perform work independently resolving potentially controversial or sensitive issues. Responsible for evaluating and responding to industry and users relating to instrument procedures. Establishes and maintains effective communications with the aviation industry; with regions, centers and other FAA offices; and with other affected departments and agencies of government, both foreign and domestic, in an effort to further the understanding, support and coordination of assigned program responsibilities. Is a recognized subject matter expert (SME) responsible for highly complex and challenging programs, projects and work activities affecting the NAS. May be required to perform duties as they relate to one or more of the following program areas: design, development, and maintenance of Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs) and related publications including Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) and Localizer Performance (LP) procedures; design, development, and maintenance of conventional NAVAID-based IFPs; coordination and integration of space-based and conventional IFPs in the NAS; coordinating submission by responsible offices of all pertinent data and supporting documents required for procedures development, amendment and/or cancellation related to routine work, and national strategic programs and initiatives; and, collection and verification of aeronautical data. Recommends and qualify airports for the development, amendment and/or cancellation of instrument flight procedures. Evaluates district airports and airspace changes for impact on instrument flight procedures. Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to evaluate existing and develop future NAS route procedures based on air traffic services and airspace capacity needs. Accomplishes regional airspace and airport airspace analysis (AAA) studies to determine proposal's effect on the NAS. Applies knowledge of FAA's policies and objectives to identify, define, and organize work for multiple, and often competing, work activities. Serves as an advisor to Agency Lines of Business within incumbents assigned program area. Provides advice, counsel or instruction on work matters. Assures that activities are efficiently carried out and that program objectives are being effectively managed and accomplished. Assures uniformity and consistency of performance and adherence to national and regional policies, standards, systems, and procedures. Applies knowledge of specific Terminal/EnRoute Instrument Flight Procedures (TERPS) related to Instrument Flight Procedure activities. Utilizes broad policies and objectives as a source of general guidance for addressing issues. May be expected to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches which take into consideration FAA policies, Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns/guidance. May create new solutions and policy interpretations as situations require. Provides expert guidance and instruction both internally and externally to address diverse, complex issues which often cross multiple projects, programs, and/or functional areas. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Identifies potential issues and discrepancies, and proposes recommendation for preventive action and risk management, and works with senior management to identify and resolve problems. Work typically is reviewed only at completion for success in achieving desired results. Has broad discretion to ensure work activities and project outcomes align with organizational goals and policies. Work activities typically directly impact objectives of one or more organizational units, major subdivisions, and/or LOBs/SOs, and often impact Agency-level objectives. Work regularly affects internal and external customers and service units.
### Travel Required
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
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1361 Navigational Information
### 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)
Reference - OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions in conjunction with Individual Occupational Requirements for 1361: Navigational Information Series. 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-I level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Such experience must have involved the design and development of Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs); coordination and integration of IFPs in NAS; collecting and verifying aeronautical data; and applying knowledge of specific Terminal and EnRoute Procedures (TERPS) criteria and knowledge of FAA policies and objectives with the Instrument Flight Procedures Program.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
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.
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Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) 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.
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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.
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If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.
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 is 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
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
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## Required Documents
Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted.
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.
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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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## How to Apply
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### Agency contact information
### Laura Whitlock
Federal Aviation Administration
ASO Regional HR Services Division
1701 Columbia Avenue
College Park, GA 30337
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528425800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 03/23/2019 to 04/12/2019
*Pay scale & grade:* FV J
*Salary:* $95,304 to $147,749 per year Salary includes locality payment of 21.16%.
*Appointment type:* Permanent
*Work schedule:* Full-Time