$58,135.00 to $130,199.00
Open & closing dates
Pay scale & grade
FV G - I
$58,135 to $130,199 per year
Salary includes a locality payment of 30.57% for Hawthorne,CA.
Full-Time - Full Time
1 vacancy in the following location:
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Serves as a staff and technical advisor to management in the administration and operation of the regional labor and employee relations programs for the Western Pacific Region.
Business Component: Federal Aviation Administration, Human Resource Management, Office of Labor & Employee Relations (LER), Office of LER Regional Operations, LER Western Service Area, Western Pacific Region LER Division, AHL-W300
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Serves as a staff and technical advisor to management in the administration and operation of the regional labor and employee relations programs for the Western Pacific Region. Incumbent is responsible for the full range of labor relations activity. The incumbent writes a wide variety of correspondence and other documents necessary in labor relations programs. Duties include, but are not limited to: serves as a technical authority and provides guidance and assistance to managers and supervisors in union/management relations, grievances, and disciplinary and adverse actions; recommends appropriate actions and alternatives; provides guidance and assistance to all levels of regional and facility managers, supervisors and employees on all matters arising within these program areas; provides assistance and guidance in administering union contracts and interpreting provisions of the Federal Labor Management Relations Statute; facilitates informal resolution of grievances and ULP's; and represents the agency in arbitration hearings and other third party hearings.
This position may be filled at the G, H or I band. The G and H pay bands are considered developmental and require less responsibility and more supervision. The I band is considered the full journeyman level. Identification of promotion in the vacancy announcement does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee selected at some future date. Promotion will depend upon the selectee meeting training, qualification requirements, and recommendation by the supervisor.
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.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - This announcement is open to Current or Former Federal Employees and EVHO applicants.
for definition of EVHO.
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
0201 Human Resources Management
Human Resources Specialists
Specialists, Human Resources
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)
Occasional travel may be required.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
Successful completion of a security investigation may be required.
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
To qualify for Pay Band FV-G, you must demonstrate that you possess at least 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-F or FG/GS 5-9. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized Experience includes, but is not limited to: Assist with investigating unfair labor practice complaints; give briefings on the responsibilities of union and management; advise management on grievance responses at various steps of the procedures; assist with representing management in third party proceedings; experience with conduct and discipline issues, adverse actions, appeals and grievances; using analytical and problem-solving methods to interpret and analyze facts and allegations, and provide legal recommendations.
To qualify for Pay Band FV-H, you must demonstrate that you possess at least 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-G or FG/GS 10/11. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized Experience includes, but is not limited to: Brief and train on union rights to negotiate/bargain on policies, practices and working conditions; interpret and apply provisions of collective bargaining agreements; responding to grievances at various steps in the procedure; investigating ULP complaints; investigate and assist with third party hearings; conduct fact finding inquiries; advise management on issues such as conduct and discipline, adverse actions, grievances, and other appeals; use analytical and problem solving methods to interpret and analyze facts and allegations, and provide legal recommendations.
To qualify for Pay Band FV-I, you must demonstrate that you possess at least 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-H or FG/GS 12. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized Experience includes, but is not limited to: Experience that demonstrates expert knowledge of employee and labor relations laws, regulations, policies and other pertinent guidelines; interpret and apply provisions of collective bargaining agreements; serving as an advisor to managers/supervisors regarding complex employee & labor relations issues, including grievances, unfair labor practices, misconduct investigations, adverse actions/appeals; serving as agency representative, or actively participating, in arbitrations and other third-party hearings.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Applicants should include examples of their specialized experience in their work history.
Education Substitution: Substitution of education or equivalent combinations of education and experience may be qualifying for this position. To qualify based on education, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. If selected, official transcripts will be required prior to employment. FV-G: Successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, is required. FV- H/I: There is no substitution of education for work experience. Refer to OPM's Operating Manual Qualification Standards at, ****for more information.
Preview Job Questionnaire
Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Travel may be required.
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.
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 (310) 725-7847 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.
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 specific examples on 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 KSAs 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.
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: ****This is not a bargaining unit position.
Links to Important Information: Locality Pay
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
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
To qualify based on education, you must upload or fax a copy of your college transcript(s) at time of application. If selected, official transcripts will be required prior to employment.
Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalency to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included in your application package. If you do not include a copy of the evaluation as part of your application package, your foreign education will not be considered.
Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.
If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current 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 a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system ****. If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: ****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.
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.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave
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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)
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.
: Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference
Federal Aviation Administration
Western Pacific Region
15000 Aviation Blvd
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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.
FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
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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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process 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.
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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.
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