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Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

Federal Aviation Administration Fairbanks, AK

  • Employment Type Other
Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

##### Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration

##### Air Traffic Organization, Technical Operations, Western Service Area, Fairbanks SSC, WWQ15-FAI


- ##### Open & closing dates

04/24/2019 to 06/24/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade


- ##### Salary

$69,909 to $108,362 per year

Salary range includes 28.89% locality pay. In addition, 3.27%
Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) is authorized. Locality & COLA are
subject to change

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Fairbanks, AK

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes - Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - Employees with status: A fixed
relocation payment of $27,000 will be paid.

##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

The Fairbanks SSC in Fairbanks, Alaska is seeking qualified
applicants to fill an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist,
FV-2101-H, with a $27K fixed rate (PCS) relocation payment.

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### Responsibilities

Incumbent performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments
associated with the NAS, and is able to deal with unusual problems
or unanticipated air traffic safety issues. Maintains technical
competency on legacy systems, and obtains the skills to install,
integrate, maintain, and restore technologically advanced systems
with minimal supervision. Independently plans, evaluates,
coordinates, and performs work with a high degree of independence,
keeping the supervisor advised of significant problem areas.
Technician serves as the key technical point of contact for assigned
systems, programs or projects. As such may collaborate with system
users, planners, engineers, and contractor personnel for the
acceptance and/or improvements. Applies experience and detailed
technical knowledge in planning, managing, and completing
assignments in support of the NAS. Specialist is capable of
resolving problems as they arise and make adjustments as necessary
to deal with systems outages and performance deterioration.
Initiates actions to install, repair or restore systems and services
on the availability of back up systems reconfiguration to minimize
service interruptions and insure the safe and efficient operation of
the NAS.

### Travel Required

75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

2101 Transportation Specialist

- Requirements

### 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.
- Supervisor's endorsement is required. Not required if
- Successful completion of a security investigation may be

### Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet the requirements
stated below:

**Specialized Experience:** Applicants must provide a resume which
demonstrates (in your work history) that you possess the specialized
experience. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped
you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to
successfully perform the duties of the position. The specialized
experience must demonstrate an extensive knowledge of and experience
in technology system interrelationships, and management of civilian
or military automated aviation, navigation and electronics systems.
Applicants must show experience at the level of difficulty and
responsibility appropriate to the position. Generally, experience at
the next lower level (pay band G/career level II or equivalent)
meets the minimum qualification requirements as long as the
experience supports the "Demonstrated Abilities" identified within
the "Application Questionnaire" section.

**Demonstrated Abilities:** Applicants **must** provide narrative
responses for each Demonstrated Ability listed within this
announcement. Narrative responses 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. Narrative responses are MANDATORY for each
Demonstrated Ability and applicants must show possession of each.

Answer all questions to the best of your ability. You may be asked
to provide evidence or documentation that you possess 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 the application process. Any
exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal
information can result in disqualification. Failure to submit
narrative responses for each "Demonstrated Ability" will prevent
further consideration.

**Supervisor's Endorsement:** In compliance with the AF/PASS
Agreement, Appendix V, a supervisor's endorsement form or memorandum
is required for promotions. Applicants applying for a promotion must
include a supervisors endorsement or memorandum which must include
the vacancy announcement number and supervisor's signature. A
supervisor's endorsement is not required for reassignments (same as
ingrades) or downgrades.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this
vacancy announcement.

### Education

Preview Job Questionnaire
Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your
qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

### 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.

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.

The position sensitivity level for this position is "5" moderate
risk. The selectee may be subject to completion of a successful
background investigation for this level.

Interviews conducted in accordance with Article 66 of the PASS
Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Position is covered by the PASS pay plan.

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

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

A resume is required and must be submitted via the USAJOBS system.

For Promotions: A Supervisor's Endorsement form or Memorandum is
required and must include the job announcement number and
supervisor's signature. The supervisor's endorsement may be uploaded
and submitted as an attachment with your online application via
USAJOBS. A supervisor's endorsement is not required for
reassignments (same as ingrades), or voluntary downgrades.

We highly encourage applicants to use the upload feature in USAJOBS
for all supporting documents. If you are unable to use the upload
feature, you may fax or mail your supporting documents to our
office. Please refer to our Agency Contact Info below for the fax
number and mailing address. If you use fax, U.S. mail, or
hand-delivery, please include a coversheet with your name,
announcement number, and contact phone numbers so that we can match
your documents with your online application. All supporting
documents must be received in our office before or on the closing

Please do not email your application documents. Application
documents sent by email will not receive consideration.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50
(Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks
15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position
title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the
closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload
it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure
you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from
the eOPF system

#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application
must have a status of **"Received"** by 11:59 PM **Eastern Time** on
the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for
positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have
a status of **"Received"** each time a referral list is created in
order to receive consideration for positions associated with


**We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume
builder in the creation of resumes.**

**Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following

- Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
- Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
- Employer's name and address
- Supervisor name and phone number
- Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18
2007 to April 05 2008)
- Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
- Salary

**Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is
dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of
this information may result in a finding of ineligible.**

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This
will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information
again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide,
Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and
re-using the documents in your applications.

**Amendment Date:** 06/03/2019

**Amendment Note:** This announcement has been extended.
This announcement has been extended.

### Agency contact information

### Joann Hamilton

##### Phone

(907) 271-3572

##### Fax

(907) 271-5367

##### Email


##### Address

Federal Aviation Administration
AAL Regional HR Services Division
222 West 7th Ave \#14
Anchorage, AK 99513

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### Next steps

Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated
Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR)
system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in
your application with the requirements of the position. If you are
found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be
referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In
some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must
be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not
you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the
position and the judgment of the selecting official.

**Important** - If you make any change to your application, you must
resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it,
your changes will not be considered part of your application
package, and your previous application will be considered.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political
affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit
factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of
the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on
granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case
basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations
procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights
(ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

Federal Aviation Administration

Posted: over a month ago