Vacancy Announcement Number: AGL-FS-04-0024-71790
Position: Aviation Safety Assistant (Office Automation),FG-0303-5/6
Salary Range: $25,697 to $37,237
Organization Location: Great Lakes Region, Flight Standards
PCS: Expenses are not authorized for relocation/moving expenses.
Area of Consideration: Commuting Area (All)
Duties: This clerical position serves as Aviation Safety Assistant in
a Flight Standards Field Office. Provides administrative and semi-
technical support to the aviation safety inspectors by obtaining
background data, preparing reports, reviewing applications,
interviewing applicants, processing certificates, typing, computer
input/output, and maintaining technical and administrative files.
Ingrade/Downgrade Applications: Will be accepted but not rated.
Qualifications: Candidates must show one year of specialized
experience at the next lower grade. Specialized experience is that
which is directly related to the position to be filled and which has
equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and
abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this
Level of Experience: For each grade level, creditable experience
must have equipped applicants with the knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform the full range of duties of the position for which
application is being made. Such experience is typically
demonstrated by accomplishment of assignments of the difficulty
and responsibility described in the position classification standard
used to evaluate positions at the next lower grade level in the
normal line of promotion to the position being filled.
Training Courses Please provide a listing of all FAA training courses
that you have completed.
Typing Self Certification Applicant must self-certify typing speed.
1.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Others: 1. Ability to plan and
organize work activities. 2. Ability to apply directives, regulations,
and procedures. 3. Ability to communicate in writing. 4. Ability to
communicate orally. 5. Knowledge of office automation techniques.
6. Ability to meet and deal with a wide variety of people.
Excepted Service: The FAA is an excepted service agency. Basic
Federal employee benefits remain the same as other Federal
Probationary Period: (for new hires) All new hires, temporary and
permanent, who have not previously completed a probationary
period under the competitive service or in the FAA will serve a 1-
year probationary period.
Salary Range: The salary range listed above includes locality pay.
Special Appointing Authority: Certain handicapped individuals,
Vietnam era veterans and disabled veterans eligible for special
appointing authorities may also apply.
Security Clearance: Selection and placement are contingent upon
waiver or completion of satisfactory security requirements.
Locality Pay: This position is in a location for which the 2003
locality-based comparability payment is 9.62% of the scheduled
annual rate of pay.
Bargaining Unit Status: This is a Bargaining Unit position.
Required Forms: Applicants who do not submit ALL required forms
will not be considered.
How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following forms: SF-171,
Application for Federal Employment; OF-612, Optional Application
for Federal Employment; resume, or any written application format
that contains the necessary data suitable for fair candidate
evaluation. This must include a self-identification statement that
applicant is or is not a U.S. citizen. A copy of the candidate's most
recent performance appraisal (if applicable) DD-214, Verification of
Military Service (if applicable) A copy of the candidate's college
transcripts (if applicable) A separate sheet of paper describing
experience, education, training, and awards for each of the
KSAO's. A description of what should be included in each KSAO is
listed below: 1. Describe the tasks you have performed which
demonstrate the knowledge, skill or ability. 2. Show in what jobs
you performed these tasks. Indicate dates and where to verify this
claim on your application. 3. Describe any education/training or
awards received which demonstrate your possession of the KSA.
For education/training, indicate courses taken, duration of training,
and how they relate to the KSA. For awards, specify their relation
to the KSA. Indicate where this information can be verified on your
application. 4. Describe any volunteer experience, hobbies or
outside activities that have helped you gain the KSA and include
dates where you performed the tasks and reference the portion of
your application where this information can be verified. Do not
attach position descriptions, training records or certificates,
awards, etc. This information you provide should be in your own
words, concise and accurate, and will be the only information that
the personnel office and/or rating panel will use to determine your
qualifications and/or ranking.
Application Procedures All applications must be postmarked on or
before the closing date on the vacancy announcement and
received within 5 workdays to be considered.
KSAO Statements Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide
a separate sheet of paper describing experience, education,
training and awards for each of the KSAO statements listed. These
narrative statements provide substantial additional information
regarding your ability to perform the duties of the position.
Submit All Bids To: Federal Aviation Administration Attn: Pat
Masupha, AGL-18 2300 E. Devon Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60018
Contact Information: Patricia Masupha 847-294-7744
Financial Disclosure 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.
Privacy Act Requirements: Collection of personal identification data
is authorized under the Privacy Act (P.L. 93-579).
Equal Employment and Reasonable Accommodation: The FAA does
not discriminate on the basis of political affiliation, race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
age, disability, or any other characteristics not bearing on job
performance. On an individual case basis, this agency also makes
reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you
need accommodation in any part of the application or hiring
process, please notify the agency contact listed elsewhere in this
Prohibition on Personal Use of Government Postage-Paid
Envelopes: Use of postage-paid Government envelopes to file job
applications is a violation of Federal laws and regulations.
Applications submitted in postage-paid Government envelopes will
not be considered.
FAA vacancy information and certain application forms are now
available on the FAA's World Wide Web site at: http://jobs.faa.gov
or by calling our Faxback system at (405)954-0250.
Please go to URL below to access online application forms.