Serves as an Operations Supervisor 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.
Learn more about this agency
Supervises a staff of air traffic control specialist who are 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 Operations Supervisor reports to the Operations Manager. Performance is evaluated upon the effectiveness with which assigned program objectives are achieved.
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.
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 positions 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) in an ATS facility that is upgraded is considered to meet the qualification requirements of the upgraded position, since he or she has been performing the higher-graded work; OR
3) Must have held a MSS position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility.
Applicants must meet qualifications by the closing date of this 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 Leadership and Management Dimension.
In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimension, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each dimension. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your 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.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Leadership and Management Dimensions 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.
Eligible candidates will be evaluated based on FAA Managerial Workforce Planning (MWP) WP-10.1.
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.
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.
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 in which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility.
Requirement for Physical Certificate: The person selected for this position must maintain medical clearance.
Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period Requirement: A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements.
Supervisory/Managerial Training Requirement: Continued assignment in this position requires successful completion of a formal Managerial Developmental Plan (MDP) that includes required training, coaching and development activities.
Required Forms: Applicants who fail to submit required form(s) will not be considered. Form(s) requiring signature and date may be reproduced. None of these form(s) will be subsequently loaned or returned to the applicant.
Interview Statement: Some, all or none of the candidates may be interviewed.
Position is covered under P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes.
Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.
This is not 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