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.
Serves as a Staff Support Specialist (MSS-1) at an ATC-8 level terminal facility. Responsible for tactical, strategic, and administrative support of multiple program areas such as training, quality control, quality assurance, traffic management, airspace and procedures, plans and programs, operational automation, military operations, special and security operations, safety management system, safety reporting and other areas of specialty identified collaboratively at the local level. The work requires a comprehensive knowledge of the ATC field and familiarization with the many integral components of the industry which comprise the National Airspace System. Specialists must have the ability to apply this knowledge to the analysis, evaluation and development of new methods, studies, approaches, and procedures. The Staff Support Specialist must be knowledgeable of agency wide programs, facility goals and objectives. Must be able to communicate clearly and tailor their message to the target audience. While not required, hardware/software experience is desirable. May perform duties outside of the facility commensurate with grade and experience.
Conditions of Employment
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
Specialized experience is required. Candidates must meet the following: 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) 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/she has been performing the higher-graded work); OR 3. Must have held a MSS/TMC position for at least 1 year (52 weeks)in an ATS facility (see NOTE above). In addition to the qualifications listed above, the chart on MSS positions will be used to determine which career level applicants are qualified to make application. QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. Requirement for Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements. For Moderate Risk (5), this position requires completion and favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.
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.For this permanent assignment, the position is not covered under P.L. 92-297 for early retirement purposes. Interview: If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed. Required Forms: Applicants who fail to submit required form(s) will not be considered. Any Form(s) requiring signature and date may be reproduced, but must be submitted with original signatures. None of these form(s) will be subsequently loaned or returned to the applicant. In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, candidates may be rated in accordance with the instructions on the FAA Form 3330-43-1, "Rating of Air Traffic Experience for AT Transfer Program". The FAA Form 3330-43-1 must be signed by applicant and rating official to receive consideration. Forms that do not contain the signatures of the applicant and rating official will not be considered. The FAA Form 3330-43-1 must be submitted either by uploading a copy as an attachment to the application through USAJOBS or faxing the form to (424) 405-7365. It must be received in the HRMO by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants will be considered ineligible if the form is not received in HR by the closing date of this announcement. (Not responsible for incomplete faxed application packages.This is a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA