Open: September 19, 2006
Base Salary: $112,700 - $158,600
Close: October 10, 2006
(Must be received by close of business)
Duty Location: Washington, DC
NOTE: In accordance with applicable FAA Travel regulations, full
relocation benefits will be paid (actual expenses)
Organization: Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety
Area of Consideration: FAA-Wide
Duties: The Manager, General Aviation and Commercial Division, a
primary organizational component of the FAA’s Flight Standards
Service, is responsible for the operational aspects of the
certification and surveillance of general aviation airmen, air
agencies and operators, including rotorcraft operators. The
Manager directs the development of the safety rules and
regulations, standards, programs, policies, and procedures for
national and international application, governing the flight
operation activities of commercial, industrial, private, and other
general aviation operators.
Applicants should address each of the following dimensions
separately describing all relevant experiences for each. (Click on
hyperlink to dimensions for additional information.)
NOTE: These leadership dimensions are part of the Administrator's
Executive Workforce Planning Initiative and represent the
competencies that all FAA Executives must possess.
Describe your accomplishments in the following areas as they
relate to this position:
1. Building Relationships.
Describe how you have effectively communicated complex
information to a variety of audiences, both within and outside of
your organization. Explain how you have built alliances with
internal and external stakeholders and how you obtained
cooperation from others on difficult issues without losing their
future support. Include information on how you network with
others in your profession.
2. Achieving Operational Results.
Describe your experience in obtaining and managing human
capital, financial resources, contracts and technology for your
organization. Explain how you have measured and evaluated
outcomes and made improvements to the products or services in
3. Leading People.
Describe your experience managing organizations and how you
have dealt with conflict; and used rewards, mentoring,
development or other techniques to build teamwork and
4. Leading Strategic Change.
Describe your experience in leading and managing change through
vision, strategic planning, and incorporating innovative ideas and
techniques, and how you have avoided or overcome obstacles.
1. Demonstrated capability in the implementation of national
policies, Federal Aviation Regulations, standards, and procedures
related to the certification, surveillance, operating methods, and
flight operations activities of U.S.-registered civil aircraft inside and
outside of the United States. Include examples of applying Federal
Aviation Regulations and relevant guidance material as they apply
to general aviation operators, air agencies, and airmen.
2. Demonstrated capability in establishing and maintaining broad
contacts with the public, the U.S. aviation industry and officials of
other Federal, state, and local government organizations, and
foreign regulatory authorities. Include examples of dealing with
Congressional Members and staff, the news media, industry
organizations, labor unions, and other governmental agencies;
specifically, the National Transportation Safety Board, General
Accounting Office, and Office of the Inspector General regarding
complex technical issues.
3. Demonstrated leadership ability to develop and implement
strategic direction for a large transitioning organization with broad
general aviation responsibilities. Include examples of managing
change and changing organizational demands.
How to Apply:
Application packages should include either an SF-171, OF-612, or
An attachment addressing the above Leadership and Technical
FAA Form 1400-2*;
FAA Form 3330-64*
Forms are located at: http://jobs.faa.gov/ApplicationForms.asp
Submit 3 copies of your application package to:
Federal Aviation Administration
Executive Resources Group (AHP-20)
800 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 523
Washington, DC 20591
For More Info: Kristine Daniel at (202) 267-3393 or TTY number
(202) 366-7630 — firstname.lastname@example.org
*Collection of Applicant Pool Information: The FAA requests that
you voluntarily complete the requested forms to assist the agency
in evaluating and improving recruitment and outreach efforts to
publicize job opportunities and encourage in employment
applications from a broad applicant pool. We are collecting
information from applicants on race, ethnicity, gender, national
origin, disability status, veterans preference status, and how you
learned about the vacancy. Providing this information is completely
voluntarily and will not effect the processing of your application or
consideration for employment. Prior to the review of your
application materials, these demographic forms will be separated
from your application along with any personal identifiers.
The collected information will help us to better understand the
applicant pool for FAA jobs. The nature of the information received
is confidential. This information will be maintained under conditions
that ensure only summary data for all applicants are reported and
that no individual applicant's data is provided to selecting officials.
This information becomes a part of a Privacy Act System of
Records as identified in 5 CFR 55a, and any disclosure of this
record or information contained in this record is in accordance with
routine uses found in OPM/GOVT-7, Applicant Race, Sex, National
Origin, and Disability Status Records.
NOTE: At this time, we are requesting that all outside applicants
and FAA non-bargaining unit employees complete the requested
forms. In addition, please note that the SF-256, Self Identification
of Handicap, indicates "Employees" complete. However, we request
all applicants complete this form.
The FAA is an excepted service agency. Basic Federal employee
benefits remain the same as other Federal agencies.
Individuals selected for FAA Executive Service Positions are
required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of
entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment with
and financial investments in aviation-related companies. U.S.
Citizenship is required.
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 preemployment or
preappointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing
designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or
This position has been designated Critical Sensitive and the
selectee will be subject to a background investigation. Your
application or resume may be used for the background
investigation. The FAA handles applications with the utmost regard
for the confidentiality of personal information.
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 accommodations in any part of the application or hiring
process, please notify the agency contact listed elsewhere in this