Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist, Operations Supervisor

Duties
Summary
The Operation Supervisor directs a staff of ATCS's who are responsible for carrying out air traffic control assignments within a limited geographic area. work typically impacts field facility operations and a few FAA offices outside of the facility.

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Responsibilities
Serves as an Operations Supervisor (OS) in a Level 5 tower facility responsible for planning and directing operations within delegated areas of responsibility. Effects disciplinary actions. Provides first-line supervision to a team of ATCS personnel. Provides training, coaching and guidance to subordinates and facilitates team building throughout his/her area(s) of responsibility. Continuously reviews work processes to assure that results meet he agency's mission and the customer's needs, add value to facility services and are efficiently achieved. Serves as a member of the management team to improve organizational performance and to meet strategic goals. When assigned as Watch Supervisor, assumes overall management and supervision of the operation.

Travel Required
Not required - The job does not require any travel.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
NA
Requirements
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)
A recent SF-50 is required (See Required Documents for requirements)
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy.
Applicants must apply online via AVIATOR
A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
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 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) in a terminal or en route facility;

OR

3) Must have held a MSS position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in a terminal or en route 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;

Candidates will be evaluated on four "Managerial Selection Factors" and Selection Factor 5. Managerial Selection Factors: Candidates must provide separate narrative responses to address his/her experience in MWP Selection Factors 1 through 4. Selection Factor 5: https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/program_policies/policy_guidance/hr_policies/media/2152_Rating_Criteria.doc

NOTE: There are no restrictions on who can apply to MSS vacancies at those facilities with 3 or less MSS levels. In addition to the qualifications listed above for MSS positions, the chart on MSS positions will be used to determine which career level applicants are qualified to make application.

Education
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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.

Candidates will be evaluated on four "Managerial Selection Factors" and Selection Factor 5. Managerial Selection Factors: Candidates must provide separate narrative responses to address his/her experience in MWP Selection Factors 1 through 4. In the text box following each Leadership and Management Dimension, please provide a brief explanation of your possession of the applicable Leadership and Management Dimension. Include the name, title, organization name, and phone number of at least one reference that can be contacted for further verification of your level of capability.

Applicants who fail to address the Leadership and Management Dimensions on-line will be disqualified. Selection Factor 5: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ahr/jobs_careers/employment_forms/media/2152_Rating_Criteria.pdf

Receipt of Applications: Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement.

Interview Policy: Some, all or none may be interviewed.

Position is covered under P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes. Requirements for Physical Certificate:

The person selected for this position must maintain medical clearance.

Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirement.

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.

In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, this position may be a Career Enhancement Program/Career Progression assignment. 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.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

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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.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No