Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
$108,999.00 to $168,892.00
Open & closing dates
Pay scale & grade
$108,999 to $168,892 per year
The salary range above includes 16.71% locality pay.
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.
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Internal to an agency
This job is open to current employees of this agency.
Incumbent directs the work of subordinate employees and/or managers for more than one organizational unit/project/program within a major subdivision.
Business Component: Air Traffic Organization, Technical Operations Services, Central Service Area, West Texas Group, Austin, TX, (WCU3-AUS).
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Directs the work of subordinate employees and/or managers for more than one organizational unit/project/program within a major subdivision. Duties typicaily include planning, communicating the organization's vision and objectives, setting priorities, assigning tasks and responsibilities, monitoring and evaluating performance, coaching and developing employee capabilities, approving ieave, and taking, recommending, or approving corrective/disciplinary action as appropriate. Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, an advanced knowledge of budget, personnel, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the organization. Directs the operation of System Support Center (SSC) within a geographical area. The area may include core and/or focus airports and may extend beyond state boundaries and include regional, national, and international operations. Serves as the Technical Operations manager at the facility and provides equivalent level interface with the EnRoute/Terminal Services facility manager as well as principal stake holders and customers outside the FAA. The organizational span of control impacts a large segment of the flying public, the aviation industry, and business commerce. Reports directly to the Technical Operations District Manager. Has authority for maintenance and operation of the NAS equipment, facilities, and systems within the assigned geographical area or airport. Provides overall administrative and technical direction of the assigned workforce consisting of System Support Center (SSC) managers, specialist, technicians, and support staff involved in providing NAS Services to Terminal air traffic control, commercial airlines, and general aviation aircraft. Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the organization. Participates in the planning and execution or organizational goals utilizing strategic planning and sound management principles in order to accomplish mission objectives.
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…
FAA Employees - Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only: Current Permanent Employees ATO-Wide
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Job family (Series)
2186 Technical Systems Program Manager
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.
Promotion Potential: No
Some, all, or none of the candidates may be interviewed.
Bargaining Unit: No
Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-J or FG/GS-14) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of that position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Specialized experience may include, but not limited to experience gain in positions in organizations that are responsible for the design, development, operations, maintenance, performance, and evaluation of the National Airspace Systems (NAS). This specialized experience may be acquired through functions such as the acquisition an deployment of NAS programs and systems and/or the operations and maintenance functions in field facilities.
QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
Applications will first be reviewed to determine if they meet the minimum qualification requirements. Failure to meet minimum qualification requirements automatically disqualifies an applicant.
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 Managerial Selection Factor and/or Technical Factor, 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. 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 based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
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.
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.
REQUIREMENT FOR SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Unless previously completed, the applicant selected for this position must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this position.
SUPERVISORY/MANAGERIAL TRAINING REQUIREMENT: For newly-appointed Managers, mandatory corporate training must be completed within prescribed time frames.
SECURITY REQUIREMENT: Candidates being considered for this Moderate Risk Public Trust (Sensitivity Level 5) position must have received a satisfactory/suitability clearance prior to placement in this position, unless a waiver is granted.
INTERVIEWS: Some, all, or none of the candidates may be interviewed.
FAA's CORE COMPENSATION PLAN: This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website:
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS: PLEASE FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. ERRORS OR OMISSIONS MAY AFFECT YOUR RATING. YOUR APPLICATION/RESUME MUST HAVE YOUR OFFICIAL TITLE, GRADE AND SERIES ON YOUR WORK HISTORY.
FORM SF-50 SENT VIA EMAIL WILL NOT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION. FORM SF-50 MUST BE SUBMITTED ON OR BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.
Form(s) may be uploaded to your on-line application or submitted by mail or fax. If you choose to submit the form via fax, we cannot guarantee timely receipt or assume responsibility for the quality or legibility of the form. Illegible forms will result in loss of consideration. Mailed or faxed forms should be addressed to the agency point of contact listed in this vacancy announcement.
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
SF-50 may be uploaded to your on-line application or submitted by mail or fax. If you choose to submit the forms via fax, we cannot guarantee timely receipt or assume responsibility for the quality or legibility of the form. Illegible forms will result in loss of consideration.
Mailed or faxed forms should be addressed to the Agency's point of contact listed in this vacancy announcement and include the Vacancy Announcement Number on each page.
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.
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
Review our benefits
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.
Agency contact information
Mike Craven, Human Resource Specialist
817-222-5856 / 5810
Federal Aviation Administration
Human Resource Services, Central Service Area
ASW Regional Human Resource Services Division, AHF-C300
Fort Worth, TX
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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.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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 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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New employee probationary period
Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.
Department Of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
Website : http://www.faa.gov/