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Posted by: Federal Aviation Administration on Nov 23, 2021


Location:

Washington , DC

Job Description:

Summary
Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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Overview Accepting applications
Open & closing dates
11/22/2021 to 12/06/2021

Salary
$108,896 - $168,820 per year Salary Includes a Locality Rate of 30.48%

Pay scale & grade
FV J
Location few vacancies in the following location:
Washington, DC

Telework eligible
Yes-as determined by the agency policy.

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Appointment type
Permanent

Work schedule
Full-time

Service
Excepted

Promotion potential
NA

Job family (Series)
1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series

Supervisory status
No

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test
Yes

Announcement number
ACT-AVS-22-AVP100-75565

Control number
623298600

This job is open to

The public
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Individuals with disabilities

Veterans

Special authorities
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.

Clarification from the agency
U.S. Citizens, Individuals with Disabilities, Veterans

Duties The Office of Accident Investigation and Prevention is the principal organization within the FAA with respect to aircraft accident investigation and all activities related to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Our mission is to make air travel safer through investigation, data collection, risk analysis, and information sharing.
The incumbent serves as an Aviation Accident Investigator in the Accident Investigation Division, and as such, performs around-the-clock operations of time critical accident and incident investigations.
The incumbent uses the knowledge and experience gained as a Commercial Pilot with Instrument Ratings, Airline Transport Pilot, Aerospace Engineer, Air Traffic Controller, Aviation Safety Inspector, Airframe and Power-plant mechanic, and/or Aviation Accident Investigator in order to scrutinize flight operations, avionics, and/or mechanical systems. Performs multiple, varying and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, team leader or more experienced technical specialists. Acts as principal technical specialist for large work activities.
The incumbent also identifies aviation safety issues, conducts safety oversight of transportation practices, improves accident investigation procedures, and works closely with industry and other government agencies to promote aviation safety. Contacts are internal and external. Often represents FAA as a senior technical point of contact on projects, programs and other work activities.
The incumbent develops and recommends policies and procedures governing aircraft accident and incident investigations.
The incumbent synthesizes technical information into position papers and other written products that are used to influence safety policy or change. This includes briefing technical staff and executives on highly technical issues and the resulting or recommended effects on safety policy or change.
The incumbent reviews and comments on draft accident reports developed by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concerning specific investigations. The incumbent reviews flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder transcripts released by NTSB.
The incumbent attends NTSB pre-hearing conferences and depositions concerning the assigned accident/incident investigation. The incumbent also responds to requests for information from within the FAA; letters, memos, Congressional requests, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiries, and senior staff. As an Aviation Accident Investigator, the incumbent drafts and submits FAA safety recommendations to prevent future accidents and to promote aviation safety.
The incumbent performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding pre-employment COVID Vaccine requirement. US Citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Designated or Random Drug Testing required.

Qualifications

To view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance Series, 1801, please refer to:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1800/general-inspection-investigation-enforcement-and-compliance-series-1801/
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS-13. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience gained while performing duties and responsibilities associated with any of the following; Airline Transport Pilot, Aerospace Engineer, Air Traffic Controller, Aviation Safety Inspector, and/or Airframe and Power-plant Mechanic or equivalent experience and the application of this experience investigating aviation accidents, incidents, malfunctions or failures with an emphasis on identifying risks and hazards. Experience influencing stakeholders by communicating clear and concise technical and controversial topics to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences, to include senior leaders, in multiple formats to include verbal and non-verbal modes. Experience influencing changes to policy, guidance, practices, and/or legislation.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
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.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to acknowledge/affirm that you are or will be fully vaccinated prior to entering on duty, and will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon entering on duty.

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 KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA), in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA 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.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by AFSCME Local 1653.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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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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As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.
Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or emailed to Monique.heriegel@faa.gov on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

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.

Pay Rate:

Unspecified

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About Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Aviation Administration manages the largest and busiest aviation system in the world. We are responsible for the safety and certification of aircraft and pilots, around-the-clock operation of our nation's air traffic control system, and for the regulation of U.S. commercial space transportation. We are looking for candidates to help maintain our place as the world leader in aviation and commercial space transportation. So if you have ambitious goals, join us in any of these occupations: * Engineering (Aerospace, Civil, Electrical/Electronics, Mechanical) * Information Technology * Business and Finance * Human Resources * Logistics * Contracts * Flight Test Pilots * Air Traffic Controllers * Airway Transportation Systems Specialists * Aviation Safety Inspectors * Electronics Technicians

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