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Lead Air Traffic Assistant ata
Federal Aviation Administration
Amendment Date: 08/30/2017
Amendment Note: Amends Job Title to include "Lead"
Air Traffic Organization - Central Service Area - Great Lakes Region - Cleveland Center (ZOB ARTCC)
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Serves as a full performance level Air Traffic Assistant (ATA)/Flight Data Communications Specialist (FDCS) at an ATC-12 Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). Provides flight data processing and communications service for the air traffic control system and operations and maintains a variety of air traffic operational computer systems. Relays Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) departure clearances. Processes and monitors the input of proposed and active flight plans from military base operations ARTCC sectors terminal facilities adjacent ARTCCs flight service stations and air carrier operations offices. Develops and maintains bulk storage flight plans as required. Prepares transmits and coordinates alert notices and administrative messages. Recovers and manually processes and disseminates flight plan data and weather data during outages. Receives updates and analyzes critical weather information and immediately notifies operational personnel. Collects and disseminates flow control restrictions and other data related to flight safety. Updates local automated information systems using voice recordings and manual data inputs. May serve as the alternate COMSEC Responsible Officer (ACRO) Classified Information Security Manager (ACISM) and/or Classified Information Account Custodian (ACIAC). Trains developmental specialists in the performance of flight data and communications system functional responsibilities. Performs other related duties as assigned.
##### Supervisory status
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to…
FAA Employees - Facility Wide - Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
#### Job family (Series)
2154 Air Traffic Assistance
### Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement
We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-F FG/GS-7 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level that demonstrated knowledge and skill in the use of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control procedures. Qualifying specialized experience may include but is not limited to: experience using NAS computer systems such as the En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system Flight Data Input/Output (FDIO) system and Digital Altimeter Setting Indicator (DASI) system; OR experience operating air traffic control operational computer and flight data equipment; OR experience amending proposed flight plans for flow control restrictions Severe Weather Avoidance Plan (SWAP) and Expect Departure Clearance Time (EDCT) restrictions/changes; OR experience in positions such as a military or civilian air traffic controller flight instructor instrument rated pilot command center operators (base ops) dispatcher for an air carrier or as a Flight Services Specialist.
### Additional information
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Travel may be required.
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. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative 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 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.
2. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All persons appointed to Air Traffic Assistant positions are required to successfully complete a training program to gain specific job knowledge. Those failing to complete the program may be separated demoted or reassigned.
3. 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.
4. This position is covered by the Department of Transportations Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to preemployment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
5. Interviews will be conducted IAW NAGE CBA.
This is a bargaining unit position.
Links to Important Information:Locality Pay COLA
### 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.
To preview the application questionnaire click the following link:View Application Questionnaire
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
## Required Documents
HOW TO APPLY: APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION VIA USAJOBS.GOV TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.
Faxed mailed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.
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.
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.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave
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.
How to Apply
## 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)
Employers 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)
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.
### Agency contact information
Federal Aviation Administration
Great Lakes Region
2300 East Devon Avenue
Des Plaines IL
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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.
Fair and Transparent
## Fair and Transparent
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.
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New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478308400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open and closing dates: 08/30/2017 to 09/19/2017
Salary: $52563 to $81479 per year The salary range cited above includes a locality rate of 19.71%.
Pay scale and grade: FV G
Work schedule: Full-Time - Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent
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