Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist, (MSS-3, Level 10...
Summary Serves as Operations Manager in an enroute facility, responsible for planning and directing the operations in the facility; or planning and directing multiple support activities for the facility such as training, quality assurance, traffic management, airspace and procedures, plans and programs, and other facility program areas. Responsibilities Directs a highly technical workforce that... provides either air traffic control services and/or tactical and strategic support. The work impacts the effectiveness and efficiency of the day-to day operations of the facility. Work typically impacts the safe, orderly, and expeditious movement of aircraft as well as the efficient operation of segments of the aviation industry.Provides training, coaching and guidance to subordinates and facilitates team building throughout area(s) of responsibility.Integrates support resources with operational needs to maintain effective air traffic control service, and may work other than administrative shifts to meet this requirement. Using measures of organizational performance, continuously reviews work processes to assure that results meet the agency's mission and the customer's needs, adds value to facility services, and are efficiently achieved.Assigns and reviews work. Plans work and sets priorities and schedules. Approves leave; prepares schedules for completion of work; assigns work to subordinates based on priorities; evaluates work performance of subordinates ensuring equity of performance standards and ratings; gives advice on work and on administrative matters; Identifies and arranges for developmental and other training needs of subordinates.Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinates; hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints; effects disciplinary actions; recommends/approves selections and transfers; recommends/approves awards. Deals with labor representatives concerning workforce issues. Adjusts staffing levels and work procedures to accommodate resource decisions made at higher levels. Provides input to and contributes to the accomplishment of facility goals and objectives. Serves as a member of the management team to improve organizational performance and to meet strategic goals.Communicates and reinforces diversity and EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibility, including selections, training, and transfers. Participates in the labor-management partnership process and fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner.Meets and has frequent contacts with both internal and external customers including subordinates, other peer management representatives, union representatives, administrative support staff within the facility, higher ranking managers and supervisors, members of the general public, and representatives of the aviation industry.The Operations Manager reports to the Air Traffic Manager. Performance is evaluated upon the effectiveness with which assigned program objectives are achieved. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications To qualify for this position:1. Must have held an FAA 2152 FG-14 or above regional or headquarters position for at least 1 year (52 weeks); OR2. Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility; (NOTE: An employee who has been facility rated or area certified for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility that is upgraded is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded position, since he/she has been performing the higher-graded work); OR3. Must have held a MSS position or above for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility.4. IN ADDITION to meeting the qualification requirements above, candidates MUST also be eligible and meet Revision 1, "MSS Qualification Requirements for AT-2152 Terminal and En Route Positions, (Revision 1) dated 11/08/99". For this particular position, applicants MUST currently hold or have held the position of MSS-2 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).Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.FAA employees, their spouses and minor children may not hold stock or any other securities interest in an airline, aircraft manufacturing company, or in a supplier of components of parts to an aircraft manufacturing company. This prohibition is effective on the date of your appointment. Your acceptance of the agencys Final Offer means you agree to comply with this prohibition. Questions may be directed to an agency ethics official at Enhancement/Career Progression: In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, 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 which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility. Education Education is not qualifying for this position. 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. www.faa.gov/jobs/workinghere/financialdisclosure_requirementsThe U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.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 pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.Applicants must apply online to receive consideration. Faxed, mailed or emailed applications cannot be accepted. If you need to submit additional documents, 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 name and the vacancy announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII).As an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA or Leadership and Management Dimension.In lieu of providing a response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimension in your work history, please include WORK HISTORY THAT DESCRIBES HOW YOU MEET THE ANSWER YOU CHOSE FOR EACH SECTION. Please include specific examples and details which illustrate your knowledge, skills, and abilities. Please include applicable date ranges.Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be placed in alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.This is a full-time temporary position, not to exceed two years. It may be extended, or terminated at any time. The position cannot be made permanent. This is not a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA