Federal Aviation Administration Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist (T),(Front Line Manager),(MSS-2,Level 5), AT-2152-EJ in Tomball, Texas

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Summary

Business Component:

Southwest Region, Air Traffic Organization, Central ATS South Operations Area, Texana District, David Wayne Hooks ATCT (DWH)

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Responsibilities

Serves as a Front Line Manager (FLM) in a terminal facility, responsible for planning and directing operations within delegated areas of responsibility. Provides first line supervision to a team of developmental and certified professional controllers. Supervises a staff of air traffic control specialist who is responsible for carrying out air traffic control assignments within a geographic area. Plans and assigns work to be accomplished by subordinate employees. Sets work priorities and schedules. Approves leave; gives advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters. Evaluates performance of employees and recommends performance ratings. Hears and resolves complaints from employees and refers group grievances and more serious unresolved complaints to a higher level manager. Identifies and arranges for developmental and other training needs of employees. Finds ways to improve production or increase the quality of the work directed. Adjusts staffing levels and work procedures to accommodate resource decisions made at higher levels. Recommends goals and objectives for the area and tracks accomplishments. Communicates and reinforces diversity and EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibilities, including selection, training, and transfers. Supports and participates in the labor management partnership process, and fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner. The Front Line Manager reports to the Air Traffic Manager. Performance is evaluated upon the effectiveness with which assigned program objectives are achieved.

Supervisory status

Yes

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

FAA Employees - Office/Division/Facility - Internal/Agency Employees (This bid is open to Permanent Employees Assigned at the David Wayne Hooks (DWH) ATCT Only)

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2152 Air Traffic Control

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Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Pre-employment Physical is required.
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • REQUIRED: Page 1 of FAA Form 3330-43 (Rating of AT Experience)
  • Bargaining Unit: No
  • The person selected for this position must maintain a medical clearance.
  • This position is covered under P.L. 92-297
  • Career Enhancement/Career Progression

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

Qualifications

Candidates must show specialized experience. Specialized experience is defined as:

  1. Must have held an FAA 2152 FV-J/FG-14 or above regional or headquarters position 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) at an ATS facility who is upgraded is considered to have met the qualification requirements of the higher-level position, since he/she has been performing the higher-graded work}; OR

  3. Must have held a MSS/TMC position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility {reference NOTE above}.

IN ADDITION to meeting the qualification requirements above, candidates MUSTalso be eligible to make application. Revision 1, "MSS Qualification Requirements for AT-2152 Terminal and En Route Positions" may be used to determine your eligibility to apply.

For this particular position, applicants must currently hold or have held the position of CPC, TMC/TMS, MSS-1 or higher for at least 1 year (52 weeks) or a FAA 2152 FV-J/FG-14 or higher in a Headquarters or Region position for at least 1 year (52 weeks).

Applications will first be reviewed to determine if minimum qualification requirements are met. Failure to meet minimum qualification requirements automatically results in disqualification.

QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

MANAGERIAL EVALUATION CRITERIA: As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of KSA/Leadership and Managerial Dimensions 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/Managerial Selection Factor.

In lieu of providing a KSA/Managerial Selection Factor narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Managerial Dimensions, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each Managerial Selection Factor. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your Managerial Selection Factor 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.

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Additional information

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.

Temporary Assignment:This is a temporary assignment not-to-exceed one (1) year. It may be extended, terminated at any time, or may become permanent without further competition.

Career Enhancement/Career Progression: "In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a (effective May 18, 2015), this position MAY be a Career Enhancement Assignment/Career Progression. 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. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility."

Interviews: Some, all or none of the candidates may be interviewed.

Supervisory/Managerial Training Requirements: For newly appointed Front Line Managers, mandatory corporate training may be required. This training must be completed within prescribed time frames.

Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period Requirement: A one-year supervisor/managerial probationary period may be required.

Security Requirements: Moderate Risk (5): 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.

Drug and Alcohol Testing Program: 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 preemployment or preappointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information:Locality Pay, COLA

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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.

To preview the application questionnaire, click the following link:View Application Questionnaire

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

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Required Documents

In addition to uploading your resume, applicants are required to include:

1) A copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50); And

2) Page 1 of FAA Form 3330-43, Rating of AT Experience. No signatures are required.

Note: FAA Form 3330-43-1 can NOT be substituted for FAA Form 3330-43.

Forms must be submitted either by uploading a copy as an attachment with your on-line bid package or faxed to the fax number provided in this bid.

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.

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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.

  • Benefits for federal employees
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Pay and leave

http://www.faa.gov/jobs/workinghere/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.

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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.

Forms: * FAA-3330-43 : Rating of Air Traffic Experience

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Agency contact information
Carla Lumpkin, HR Specialist
Phone

817-222-5824

Fax

817-222-5852

Email

carla.lumpkin@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration Human Resource Services, Central Service Area ASW Regional Human Resource Division, AHF-C300 Fort Worth, TX US

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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.


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.

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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) office at OPM
  • Office of Equal Opportunity

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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 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.

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/481706400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 10/12/2017 to 10/23/2017

Salary: $82,429 to $107,156 per year Salary includes locality payment of 30.97%

Pay scale & grade: AT EJ

Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time

Appointment type: Temporary - Temporary NTE - One (1) Year