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Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist (MSS-2, Level 10), Operations Supervisor

Federal Aviation Administration Auburn, WA

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## Duties

### Summary

The incumbent serves as an Operations Supervisor in an En Route (Level 10) facility and is responsible for planning and directing operations within delegated areas of responsibility. Provides first line supervision to a team of developmental and certified professional controllers. Supervises a staff of air traffic control specialists who are responsible for carrying out air traffic control assignments within a geographic area.

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### Responsibilities

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.

### Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

##### Supervisory status

Yes

##### Promotion Potential

NA

* #### Job family (Series)

2152 Air Traffic Control

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## 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)
* Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
* Must submit first page of FAA Form 3330-43 (See Required Documents)

### Qualifications

To qualify for this position you:

1. Must have held an FAA 2152 FV-J/FG-14 or above regional or headquarters position 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 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/she has been performing the higher-graded work);

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3. Must have held a MSS position for at least 1 year (52 weeks) in an ATS facility.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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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.

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.

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, please include information in your work history that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each. 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.

**Career Enhancement/Career Progression:** 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.

**Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period Requirement:** A one-year supervisor/managerial probationary period may be required.

**Interview Policy:** Some, all or none of the candidates may be interviewed.

This position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.

Incumbent is required to maintain operational currency and medical clearance.

This position is covered by Public Law 92-297 for early retirement purposes.

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

Public Trust - Background Investigation

##### Drug test required

Yes

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## Required Documents

To be considered for this announcement, you must complete the on-line application using the AVIATOR system by the closing date of the announcement. Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or emailed applications cannot be accepted. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

All applicants MUST complete and submit the first page of FAA Form 3330-43, Rating of Air Traffic Experience with their application. The form MUST include from and to dates of experience, position title, series and grade/level of all positions held. The form MUST be submitted either by uploading a copy as an attachment with the application package through USAJOBS or by faxing the form to (206) 231-4150 by the closing date of this announcement. When faxing, please include your name and the vacancy announcement number on the faxed pages.

NOTE: Applicants are reminded that FAA Form 3330-43 is required and NOT FAA Form 3330-43-1.

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 https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/.

#### 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.

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## 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 benefits.

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## 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. I...

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Auburn, WA
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