Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist (District Manager for Operations - MSS-4)

## Duties
### Summary
Serves as a District Manager for Operations (DMO) for the Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Air Traffic Services (AJT), Eastern Service Area. The DMS direct reports include multiple Air Traffic Managers or Support Managers. Incumbent reports to the General Manager (GM), works independently and has a broad discretion to ensue alignment with organizational objectives and policies.
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### Responsibilities
The DMO manages and directs a highly technical workforce consisting of numerous air traffic facilities of varying size, type, and complexity responsible for managing all air traffic operations and/or support activities and services within the assigned District. Shares full managerial responsibility and authority, and acts in the absence of the GM. Integrates air traffic operations, support services and administrative programs to advocate the tactical use of concepts and technologies to advance the strategic goals of the ATO and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Ensures all district operational and support plans are integrated with the operational philosophy of the GM and the Director of Operations (DO). Provides input on policies, standards and procedures as regards to all district activities.
Manages and directs air traffic operations and/or support activities to maintain close connectivity with field facility operational and support activities throughout the District. Provides an unfiltered flow of information to the GM and responds to stakeholder concerns. Plans, directs, coordinates, evaluates and manages the operational and support activities of a highly technical matrix organization consisting of Air Traffic Managers (ATM) and Support Managers (SM). Responsible for strategic and tactical planning, communicating the organization?s vision and objectives, setting priorities, coaching, and developing staff and organizational capabilities. Assists the GM as the focal for labor-management relations, civil rights, legal and security issues in consultation with all Staff Offices. Collaborates with multiple organizational units and projects to accomplish mission objectives that require cooperation between different facilities, districts and service units. Defines, acquires and allocates budget, staff and other resources to accomplish objectives. Fosters continuous improvement of in the delivery of air traffic services. Reviews and evaluates the performance of operational and support activities to ensure they are aligned with long and short-term ATO and FAA goals and objectives.
Maintains contacts with both internal and external customers, management representatives, union representatives, administrative support staff within the district, higher ranking managers and supervisors, service center personnel, members of the state, local and federal government, other foreign government aviation officials, general public, representatives of the aviation industry and military. These meetings have the potential for considerable consequence to the National Airspace (NAS).
### Travel Required
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
#### Job family (Series)
2152 Air Traffic Control
## Requirements
### 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.
### Qualifications
Candidates must show specialized experience. Specialized experience is defined as:
1) Must have held an FAA 2152 FG-14/FV-J or above regional or headquarters positions for at least 1 year (52 weeks); or
2) Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) at an ATS facility (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; or
3) Must have held an MSS position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility.
In addition to the qualifications listed above for MSS positions, you must have held an MSS-3 or MSS-4 or an FG-2152-14/FV-J (not a CPC) or above regional or headquarters position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) IAW Qualification Requirements for AT-2152 Terminal and En Route Positions (Revision 1) dated 11/08/99 .
### Education
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Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
### 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.
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.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative, the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) and/or Managerial Selection Factors (MSF) 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 and/or MSF.
In lieu of providing a KSA/MSF narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA/MSF, 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/MSF. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA/MSF 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.
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. CE/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility.
This position requires a Secret clearance which requires favorable adjudication prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.
Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.
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.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
Required Documents
## Required Documents
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 fax the form to Kerry Ferreira at 781-238-7283 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.
Failure to submit an electronic application via Aviator and the required documentation via Aviator or Fax, by the closing date of this announcement, will result in ineligibility for the position.
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 https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/.
#### 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.
## Benefits
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.
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.
FAA-3330-43 : Rating of Air Traffic Experience
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### Agency contact information
### Kerry Ferreira
##### Phone
(781) 238-7259
##### Fax
(781) 238-7283
##### Email
##### Address
Federal Aviation Administration
ANE Regional HR Services Division
1200 District Avenue
Burlington, MA 01803
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### Next steps
Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. 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.
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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Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
Financial suitability
Social security number request
Privacy Act
Signature and false statements
Selective Service
New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514167500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 10/18/2018 to 11/01/2018
Service: Excepted
Pay scale & grade: AT KL
Salary: $145,229 to $181,537 per year Salary above includes 15.37% locality pay.
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time

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