Supervisory Aviation Safety Advisor Job in BURLINGTON, MA

Vacancy No. Department Federal Aviation Administration
Salary $91,922.00 to $142,432.00 Grade K to K
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/22/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/22/2018

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    FV K

  • Salary

    $91,922 to $142,432 per year

    The salary above includes a 26.73% locality pay for the Boston, MA metropolitan area.

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes - Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - Employees with status: A fixed relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid.

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  • Duties



    Serves as Supervisory Aviation Safety Advisor to the Division Director and the Deputy Director, directly supervising Division level positions, while providing technical oversight and advice throughout the Division. Additionally, Aviation Safety Advisor serves as liaison between offices internal and external to the Division and reports directly to the Deputy Director.

    Business Component:

    Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety (AVS), Aircraft Certification Service (AIR), Organizational Performance Division (AIR-300)

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    • Division Director Support: Serves as a back-up and a principal advisor to the Division Director and Deputy Director. Exercises decision rights delegated by the Division Director. Supports the Division Director and the Deputy Director to establish, maintain, and execute overall strategic vision and manage change across the division. Assures expert technical advice to the Division Director and the Deputy Director on application of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and current policies related to the certification and continued operational safety of aviation products, parts and appliances.
    • Stakeholder Collaboration: Establishes and maintains effective communications and assures a high level of service to all organizational elements of AIR as well as other offices throughout the agency. Partners directly with AIR senior leadership, other AVS services/offices, the aviation industry, and other civil aviation authorities to develop plans and processes that meet the needs of a wide spectrum of stakeholders. Represents the FAA at aviation events, industry conferences, and other civil aviation authority meetings on a variety of technical areas and concerns.
    • Direct Report Supervision: Monitors and evaluates performance. Executes personnel actions and/or corrective/disciplinary actions. Works to prepare employees for future opportunities across the division, with focus on continuity of operations and long term organizational success. Coaches, mentors, and develops employees to perform current work and support career progression for the future. Ensures employees have necessary skills to accomplish their assigned tasks.
    • Operations Monitoring: Assigns, communicates, and clarifies context for tasks and responsibilities. Oversees daily operations to ensure timeliness, effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and compliance with policy in attaining organizational goals. Facilitates coordination and effective communication across FAA organizations, the aviation industry, other civil aviation authorities, and union representatives to accomplish work.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - Federal Employees Only
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