Aeronautical Information Specialist Job in SEATTLE, WA

Vacancy No. ANM-ATO-19-OSG-63237 Department Federal Aviation Administration
Salary $100,531.00 to $155,851.00 Grade J to J
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/14/2019 Close Date 9/3/2019
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
SEATTLE, WA


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 08/14/2019 to 09/03/2019

  • Service

    Excepted

  • Pay scale & grade

    FV J

  • Salary

    $100,531 to $155,851 per year

    Salary includes locality payment of 26.04% for Des Moines, WA.

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Des Moines, WA
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

  • Individuals with disabilities

  • Special authorities

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

Clarification from the agency

This position is open to all U.S. citizens that are under the listed hiring authorities

Announcement number

ANM-ATO-19-OSG-63237

Control number

542578700

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    Serves as flight procedures program specialist with full responsibility of planning sequencing, directing, and evaluating assigned projects to the National Airspace (NAS).

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    Responsibilities

    Reports to the Operations Support Group Flight Procedures Office Team Manager. Performs work independently resolving potentially controversial or sensitive issues. Results of work performed are considered technically authoritative and conclusions and recommendations are accepted. Serves as technical specialist with full responsibility for planning, sequencing, directing, and evaluating assigned projects related to the National Airspace System (NAS). Provides technical direction and oversight for large-project implementation such as Optimization of Airspace and Procedures in the Metroplex (OAPM). Serves as the principal advisor to the OSG Team Manager and for activities of large-project team members. 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. Maybe required to perform duties as they relate to one or more of the following program areas: Design, development and maintenance of Instrument Flight Procedures (IFPs) and related publications; Coordination and integration of IFPs in the NAS; Collection and verification of aeronautical data. Recommend and qualify airports for development, amendment, and cancellation of instrument approach procedures. 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 work activities. Serves as technical advisor within incumbents assigned program area. Provides advice, counsel or instruction on work matters. Identifies potential issues and proposes recommendations for preventive action. Assures that activities are efficiently carried out and that program objectives are being effectively accomplished. Assures uniformity and consistency of performance and adherence to national and regional policies, standards, systems, and procedures. Applies knowledge of specific Terminal and EnRoute Procedures (TERPS).

    Travel Required

    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.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • US Citizenship is required.
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
    • U.S. Citizen
    Qualifications

    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.

    Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

    Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their Work History.

    Education

    Preview Job Questionnaire

    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.

    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 KSA in your work history, please include WORK HISTORY THAT DESCRIBES HOW YOU MEET THE 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. 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 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.

    Interview Policy: Some, all, or none of the applicants may 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 position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.


    This is a bargaining unit position.

    Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

    How You Will Be Evaluated



    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

    Other

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents
    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 need to submit additional documents to supplement your on-line application, e.g. transcripts, SF-50, or veterans' documentation, you may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to (206) 231-4150 on or before the closing date of this announcement. Please include your name and the vacancy announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), such as social security number and date of birth.

    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.

    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
    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.

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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)

    • 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 David Lassen David Lassen
    Phone

    (206) 231-4039

    Fax

    (206) 231-4150

    Email

    david.lassen@faa.gov

    Address

    Federal Aviation Administration
    ANM Regional HR Services Division
    2200 S. 216th St.
    AHF-W200
    Des Moines, WA 98198
    US
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