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Aeronautical Information Specialist job at US Department of Transportation in Silver Spring MD
Description, duties, responsibilities
Due to the Pandemic and individual states with different phases of reopening the selectees 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.
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The incumbent serves as a recognized senior technical specialist and agency expert in planning organizing and evaluating the Directorates programs concerning Aeronautical Information Services to ensure adequacy standardization and conformance to policies and standards. The specialist provides advice and counsel to staff and organizational leadership on matters related to the development coordination integration and delivery of Aeronautical products and services.
Assignments are made in terms of broadly defined mission objectives. The incumbent who is considered a principal technical specialist within and outside the Directorate may be required to perform duties as they relate to one or more of the following program areas: Development maintenance and revision of terminal/enroute instrument flight procedures (IFPs); design compilation and maintenance of aeronautical charts related products and aeronautical information; Ensure IFPs are coordinated and integrated in the NAS and provide for safe operation of aircraft; Collect evaluate and verify aeronautical data and/or information; Provide subject matter guidance on automation applications as used by the Directorate; Ensure the construction and publication of all aeronautical charts products and aeronautical information that support commercial military and general aviation meet operational requirements; Resolve highly complex verification problems related to interactions between all functional areas of the Directorate and its user agencies/ organizations; Initiate Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs).
Typical assignments include the following: Serves as a project manager for multidisciplinary charting and production activities; Chairs working groups; Establishes and implements top level production strategies and program objectives; Establishes baseline performance measures for assigned projects prioritizes work and determines resource needs and allocation; Manages extensive projects to assess new technologies and tools for applicability to aeronautical products and information; Isolates and defines unknown conditions resolves critical and novel problems; Addresses novel problems by planning and carrying out major studies or evaluations; Develops and establishes new methods applications approaches tools agency policies and guides; Develops effective project plans and processes governing the operation and execution of all activities; Improves on the dissemination of aeronautical data and/or information; Advises on the development of automation applications and processes by identifying requirements recommending priorities and suggesting adaptations and improvements to systems; Soliciting collecting acquiring evaluating selecting compiling and presenting highly complex broad-range navigational and operational data and/or information related to the National Airspace System; Advises coordinates and assists with efforts to identify and assess existing or potential issues and problems relating to organizational programs products and services; Analyzes and evaluates the objectives planning policies work and progress of assigned programs; Presents results of analyses and evaluations to colleagues executives and senior level management; Develops recommendations to improve the efficiency of products and services; Ensures uniformity and consistency of performance and adherence to national and regional policies specifications standards systems and procedures; Identifies defines and organizes taskings for multiple work activities; Initiates Aeronautical Information Safety Alerts and/or Change Notices and coordinates distribution; Performs review/approval of new/revised instructions criteria procedures and programs for design development and maintenance of IFPs; Oversees the development/execution of short/long-range plans and makes arrangements to obtain vital information required to fulfill the needs of the organization.
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.
Job family (Series)
1361 Navigational Information
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)
Successful completion of security investigation may be required.
Please Review Required Documents and Additional Information.
Reference - OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions in conjunction with Individual Occupational Requirements for 1361: Navigational Information Series.
TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION AT THE FG/GS-14 (FV-J) LEVEL you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of Specialized Experience equivalent to the FG/GS-13 (FV-I) level. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE includes but is not limited to: Development maintenance and revision of terminal/enroute instrument flight procedures (IFPs); design compilation and maintenance of aeronautical charts related products and aeronautical information; ensuring IFPs are coordinated and integrated in the NAS and provide for safe operation of aircraft; experience involved with collection selection analysis evaluation and preparation of reliable aeronautical information on navigation and related operations including publications related to navigation delivering technical and non-technical information to a diverse audience; experience serving as project manager for multidisciplinary charting and production activities.
Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
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