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Federal Aviation Administration Supervisory Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (SSC Manager) in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Summary Serves as the temporary SSC Manager for the Fort Dodge (FOD) SSC located in Fort Dodge, IA. Responsibilities In cumbent has responsibility for overall administrative and technical direction of the assigned workforce consisting of Airway Transportation Systems Specialists (ATSS) and support staff involved in providing National Air Space (NAS) services to en route/terminal air traffic control to commercial airlines, and general aviation aircraft for a defined area. Reports directly to a District Manager (OM) or District Facilities Manager (DFM).Directs the work of subordinate employees for at least one organizational unit/project/program within a major subdivision. May be responsible for supervising employees in more than one SSC/duty location. Duties typically include planning/communicating the organization's vision and objectives, setting priorities, assigning tasks and responsibilities, monitoring and evaluating performance, coaching and developing employee capabilities, approving leave, and taking, recommending, or approving corrective/disciplinary action as appropriate. Exercises authority for supervisory responsibilities over staff, including staff scheduling and approval of leave. Assures equity of performance standards and rating techniques developed for subordinates. In addition to evaluating work performance, justifies recommendations for awards/bonuses for positions in the unit for higher-level approval. Performs critical aspects of the budget planning process, including projecting short-term and long-term future needs and justifying resource requirements. Identifies developmental training needs of employees and self and requests for and/or arranges needed developmental and operational training. Communicates unconventional training requests with higher-level management to determine accessibility, available funding and best use of resources.Gives advice, counsel or instruction to employees on technical, operational, and/or administrative matters. Hears and resolves complaints from employees at the informal stage, referring group grievances and more serious, unresolved complaints to the higher-level manager.Effects minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases. Fosters a fair and equitable work environment. Applies advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, and advanced knowledge of budget, human resources, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the organization. Responsible for applying program resources to meet defined requirements. Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit, major subdivision and the LOB/SO with subordinates, peers, and higher-level managers to discuss the status of projects/programs and to plan for the future. May have frequent contact with customers, other government entities, and other external parties to interpret policies/procedures or for other project/program purposes. Has authority to make commitments for subordinate organizational units, within guidelines. Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the SSC. Participates in planning and executing organizational goals utilizing strategic planning and sound management principles in order to accomplish mission objectives. Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of higher-level management. Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution. Consults with higher-level management to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the tactical (short-term) objectives of the major subdivision.Other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level, pay band FV-I level or FG/GS-13 in the Federal service is required for the J pay band position. Specialized experience is defined as experience in the FV-2101 occupation or in a related occupation, which equips the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Additionally, an extensive knowledge of and experience in technology, systems interrelationships, and management of civilian or military automated aviation navigation, and electronics systems is required.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Education 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/workinghere/financialdisclosure_requirementsThe 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.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.1. 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 Managerial Selection Factor (MSF). In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each MSF, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each MSF. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your MSF 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.NOTICE: Answer all questions to the best of your ability. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have had this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.2. Fixed Rate TCS will be paid IAW FAA Travel Policy. TCS will be $13,500 each way for a total Fixed Rate of $27,000.3. This is a temporary assignment NTE one (1) year, may be extended, terminated or made permanent with appropriate approvals.This is not a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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