Due to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases
of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty
station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are
allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may
telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including
full time, until it is determined by state and Federal officials
that employees are allowed to report to the workplace where this
position is located, on a regular basis.
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Manages and directs the program and projects of the Registry
Data Systems and Information Branch, AFB-730, in the accomplishment
of its assigned responsibilities in support of the mission of the
Civil Aviation Registry.
Responsible for highly technical and complex national programs
involving a broad range of data, systems and tools supporting
disbursement of aircraft and airmen information, aircraft
registration and airmen certification.
Programs and projects function as critical elements in the
national and international aviation community and directly involve
national interests in the areas of law enforcement and national
security, including drug enforcement interdiction and
Responsible and accountable for digitization and modernization
activities in a complex and dynamic production environment which
often cross organizational lines and impacts the accomplishment of
FAA's strategic objectives.
Manages national service-level teams to define and develop new
and innovative approaches, methodologies, and/or techniques for
digitization, modernization, improved public services, data
accuracy and fraud prevention.
Analyzes current systems and tools, digitization and
modernization program development and implementation to predict
potential issues and collaborates with system vendor to identify
system design and integration solutions. Activities are subject to
continual congressional and media scrutiny, and have substantial
impact on the aviation public including the banking industry and
aircraft manufactures and operators.
Defines, plans and organizes assigned budget, staff and other
resources to accomplish objectives for the various branch programs.
Manages budget and either reallocates resources among branch
programs or requests additional resources, as needed.
Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of
higher level management. Regularly called upon to identify problem
areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for
Applies an advanced knowledge of business program management to
support technical aspects of the Registry's core work, an advanced
knowledge of budget, human resource, and other administrative
policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the
programs and objectives of Flight Standards Service and the line of
Responsible and accountable for leadership; short and long-term
planning; communicating the organization's vision and objectives;
promoting innovation, improving business practices within business
programs, establishing priorities; assigning tasks and
responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching
and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and
initiating, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary
actions as appropriate. Applies human relations skills and
affirmative action principles within the frontline office
Models and applies Flight Standards Service organizational
values i.e. Interdependence: Identifies and collaborates vertically
and horizontally across the organization utilizing key resources
(people, products, and services) to constructively affect peers,
leaders and employees in order to achieve the desired outcome(s) in
a professional manner; Critical Thinking: Demonstrates the use of
critical thinking skills in work products, services, and/or
decisions with the intent of improving work efficiencies and the
decision-making process in order to achieve the most viable and
logical resolution in any desired situation; Consistency: Ensures
all work, assignments, products, services, decisions, and/or
deliverables are applied consistently utilizing policy, procedures,
rules, and/or other guidance to augment the decision-making process
to promote organizational effectiveness throughout the service.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
0340 Program Management
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
- Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
- Successful completion of a security investigation may be
- A one-year managerial probationary period may be required.
- Please review Required Documents & Additional Information.
Reference OPMs Group Coverage Qualification Standard for
Administrative & Management Positions in conjunction with the
Supervisory Qualification Guide.
TO QUALIFY AT THE FV-K (GS/FG 15 & Above) level you must
demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year
of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-J (GS/FG 14/15)
level. 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 may include, but not limited to:
exercising all managerial authority, including assigning tasks and
responsibilities, evaluating performance, approving leave,
providing counsel and instruction, interviewing and hiring
personnel, hearing and resolving complaints, identifying training
needs, developing performance standards, change management,
developing and implementing national programs, and management of
business program national in scope with large complex public
Applicants should provide examples of Specialized Experience in
their Work History. Qualifications must be met by the closing date
of the announcement.
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
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
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification
requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further
evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA); Leadership
and Management Dimensions; or Other Factors 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
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