Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Specialist (Support Specialist) in Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Summary

Serves as a Support Specialist in an ATC-9 Level terminal facility.

Business Component:

Air Traffic Organization - Central Service Area - Great Lakes Region - Northern Planes District - GFK ATCT

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Responsibilities

Responsible for tactical and strategic support of multiple program areas such as training, quality control, traffic management, airspace and procedures, plans and programs and other facility program areas. Makes recommendations for new projects/studies taking into account available resources and the accomplishment of facility goals and objectives. Applies expertise toward completion of projects/studies and facility reports. Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of equipment, facilities and procedures. Conducts investigations, evaluations and briefs facility personnel. Develops methods to improve customer service and the quality of support provided.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

Who May Apply
This job is open to…

FAA Employees - Air Traffic Services Wide - Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only

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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)
Qualifications

Specialized Experience:

1) Must have held an FAA 2152 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 qualification requirements of the upgraded position;

OR

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

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

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.

1 - FAA Form 3330-43-1 (dtd 10/11) must be signed by the applicant and a facility representative in order to receive consideration. Failure to provide applicant and facility representative signatures will result in loss of consideration and your application will be not accepted.

2 - If the agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed.

3 - This position may be covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may 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.

This is 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

No

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Required Documents

FAA Form 3330-43-1 may be FAXED, OR UPLOADED. However, because we cannot guarantee timely receipt and assume responsibility for the quality or legibility of the faxes, illegible documents will result in loss of consideration. Documents may be faxed to: (847) 294-7858 to the attention of the HR Specialist listed in the vacancy announcement. We will not be able to accept faxed documents to any other FAA fax number. Please limit your fax to a maximum of 5 pages. You only need to submit those items required on the announcement. Do not fax items such as positions descriptions, training certificates and other similar documents.

All supplemental documents (i.e. FAA Form 3330-43-1, SF-50) must be received no later than 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

Applicants will be considered ineligible if the SF-50 and FAA 3330-43-1 forms are not received in HR by the closing date of the announcement.

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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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.

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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. 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 register.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

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 information:

  • 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.

Forms: * FAA-3330-43-1 : Rating of Air Traffic Experience For AT Movement

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Agency contact information
Monica Jaramillo
Phone

847-294-7745

Fax

847-294-7858

Email

monica.e.jaramillo@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration Great Lakes Region 2300 E Devon Des Plaines, IL US

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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.


FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

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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.

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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 and hiring process 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.

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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 www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/496055800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 04/06/2018 to 04/26/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: AT II

Salary: $99,301 to $134,056 per year Salary includes 15.37% locality pay.

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time