Federal Aviation Administration Transportation Industry Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia
Serves as a Transportation Industry Analyst under the immediate leadership and direction of a Supervisory Transportation Industry Analyst supporting the mission and objectives of AXH. Incumbent will serve as a subject matter expert on HMSP activities.
Office of the Associate Administrator for Security and Hazardous Materials Safety, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Standards & Stakeholders Division (AXH-200)
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Serves in an expert technical role in the Standards and Stakeholder Division (AXH-200) with the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (AXH). Takes action on complex and challenging Hazardous Material Safety Program (HMSP) activities under limited direction of the Division Manager. Sets priorities, balances time and resources while handling multiple overlapping assignments. Represents the HMSP on government and industry work groups, panels, and committees related to hazardous materials transported by air. Engages with external stakeholders and solicits stakeholder ideas on how to improve hazardous materials regulations, FAA oversight, shipper/carrier/passenger compliance and FAA engagement activities. Develops, reviews, and leads junior staff in the development of technical documents related to air transportation of hazardous materials and air cargo, compliance, oversight, incidents, and related data. Performs assigned duties in accordance with direction and policies governing HMSP activities. Sets priorities, balances time and resources while handling multiple overlapping assignments. Leads the HMSP on government and industry work groups, panels, and committees related to the transport of cargo and hazardous materials by air. Establishes relationships and works with other government organizations with missions and authorities that affect hazardous materials to maximize data sharing and cooperation. Proactively engages with stakeholders and uses stakeholder inputs to enhance the HMSP, improve regulations, FAA oversight, shipper/carrier/passenger compliance and FAA stakeholder engagement activities. Takes action on oversight and engagement leads in accordance with established policies and procedures. Works to maintain expert knowledge of policies, regulations (14 CFR, 49 CFR, ICAO TI) and trends within hazardous materials transportation. Resolves highly controversial issues and/or unusual, complex situations. Serves as an advanced subject matter expert for Division activities.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
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Current or Former Federal Employees & EVHO - Career Transition Assistance Program; CTAP; Current Federal Employee; Excepted Service; Federal Employee; Former Federal Employee; ICTAP; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program; Land Management; Merit Promotion; Status Candidates Click here for definition of EVHO.
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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.
Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FG/GS-13/FV-I) in the Federal Government. Specialized experience is defined as that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is typically in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience analyzing, evaluating, and advising on aviation safety matters; experience interacting with internal and external audiences which demonstrates engagement, oversight, information sharing, and education using a risk-based methodology with outcomes of a positive impact on aviation safety.
You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.
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Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or Selective Placement Factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; priority grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.
Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.
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All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Education cannot be substituted for experience.
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3) This Level 2 (Non-Critical Sensitive; Secret) position requires favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained..
4) This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
5) Some, all, or none of the referred candidates may be interviewed.
This is not a bargaining unit position.
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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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Only supplemental documentation (i.e., SF-50, veteran's documentation) will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents MUST be uploaded or before the closing date of this announcement.
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Federal Aviation Administration HQ Human Resource Services Division (AHF-100) 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493861400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 03/14/2018 to 03/23/2018
Pay scale & grade: FV J
Salary: $100,858 to $156,358 per year The salary listed above includes a 28.22% locality payment for the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time