Serves as an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (SSC Coordinator) performing a variety of functions directly relating to the operation of the NAS.
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The SSC Coordinator performs a variety of functions directly relating to the operation of the National Airspace System (NAS). Performs complex assignments with a high degree of independence from supervision. Primary focus is on the availability and reliability of the services and products provided to users of the NAS. Is a principal specialist or team leader for major projects and/or program areas. Resolves unique technical problems without managerial intervention, providing coordination and suggesting solutions. Carries out work in accordance with overall plans and objectives of the organization, resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to deal with unanticipated situations and organizational needs. Provides training, mentoring, guidance and advice to employees, contractors and other organizations as needed. Can be called upon to assist with repair and/or restore service or systems, providing guidance on the availability of back-up systems, and to upward report the status of critical events. Established policies and procedures furnish guidance for most assignments, but considerable discretion is allowed to select the most appropriate approach or to develop new solutions. Focuses on overall NAS systems performance and causes of system degradation. Collaborates with system users, planners, engineers, and contractor personnel for acceptance of new or modified systems and provide assistance for resolving problems with the installation or improvements. Position requires emphasis on customer service and organizational skills. Responsibilities include risk management for system and infrastructure projects by identifying and mitigating potential hazards to the NAS.
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.
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.
A valid state driver's license is required.
To qualify for this position candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility that demonstrates an extensive knowledge of and experience in technology system interrelationships, and management of civilian or military automated aviation, navigation and electronics systems. Generally, experience at the next lower level, pay band H/level III or equivalent, meets the minimum qualifications for this position as long as the experience supports the demonstrated abilities.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Demonstrated Abilities, 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.
Demonstrated Abilities: You MUST provide a NARRATIVE statement for each Demonstrated Ability. The narratives should be clear and concise, providing a description of your education, training and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each Demonstrated Ability. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position.
Eligible candidates will be ranked based on DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES and QUALITY RANKING FACTORS, if applicable. For your assistance in responding to each of the demonstrated abilities "things to consider"/instructions have been provided for each demonstrated ability at: https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/program_policies/policy_guidance/hr_policies/media/AppendixVPromotionCriteria.pdf
Narratives for Demonstrated Abilities identified under qualifications are mandatory. Failure to submit demonstrated abilities statements will prevent you from receiving further consideration.
Supervisor Endorsement: A supervisory statement endorsing the applicant for this announcement is required by the closing date of this announcement. The endorsement must include the announcement number. You must upload and attach your document with your application or fax to (424) 405-7365 by the closing date of the announcement. A Supervisor's Endorsement is not required for ingrade/downgrade and/or reassignments.
NOTE: Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during that application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.
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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.
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.
This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 2 years; it may be terminated sooner, extended or made permanent without further competition.
All or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
Equal or lower pay band/level applications will be accepted.
This is a bargaining unit position.
Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA
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
Drug test required