Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Safety Inspector Aircraft Dispatch in Anchorage, Alaska
Aviation Safety Inspector ( Aircraft Dispatch)
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You will serve as the certificated dispatch/operational control expert technical authority to interface between assigned air carriers, course operators, airmen, Designated Aircraft Dispatcher Examiners (DADE) and the Federal Aviation Administration. You will ensure that individuals and/or organizations continuously meet the standards prescribed by Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), agency orders and directives, and ensure compliance in all aspects of dispatch and operational control related issues through the use of a planned surveillance and inspection program.
50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel.
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1825 Aviation Safety
- Aircraft Inspectors
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)
- Applicants must submit front and back copies of Certificates and Ratings.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements: All applicants must meet the following basic requirements:
a. Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal Aviation Regulations violations in the last five years;
b. Valid State driver’s license;
c. Fluency in the English language;
d. No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and
e. High school graduate or equivalent.
Medical Requirements: Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector (Aircraft Dispatch) position in a safe and efficient manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The minimum medical requirements include the following:
a. Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read, without strain, printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted);
b. Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); and
c. Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.
Applicants not requiring valid second-class FAA medical certificates who are tentatively selected will be required to:
d. Provide documentation from a board-certified physician certifying that they meet the minimal medical requirements; or
e. Individuals who do not meet the minimum medical requirements but who are otherwise qualified will receive an individualized assessment to determine whether they can perform the essential functions of the position.
Specialized Experience Requirements.In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must meet the specialized experience requirements as outlined below:
a. Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate
b. Recency of experience: A portion of the applicant’s specialized experience must have been gained within the last three years (hiring managers may waive the recency of experience qualification requirement for in-service placement actions, including promotions, reassignments, voluntary changes to lower grade/pay band, transfers, or re-instatements to the same or lower grade level/pay band previously held).
c.One year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (FG/GS-12/FV-H) in the normal line of progression for advancement in this position. Specialized experience is defined as experience in providing advice on policies and procedures to the Principal Operations Inspector on assigned areas of the company's approved 14 CFR part(s) 121 and/or 65 training program, dispatch documents and manuals; experience conducting enforcement investigations and making recommendations; experience in assisting in the emergency suspension of airmen certificates; experience in assisting in the evaluation of airline operational controls and dispatch facilities; and experience in monitoring aircraft dispatcher training programs.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
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Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
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.
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 external 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, please describe in your work history how you meet the 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. Your answers may be adjusted as appropriate.
Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed on this announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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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.
Background checks and security clearance
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
- Required Documents
You MUST provide front and back copies of your Certificates and Ratings to receive consideration under this announcement. Your application will be marked as incomplete if you do not submit this required document by the closing date of the announcement.
All supporting documents may be uploaded with your application.
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. Learn more about federal benefits.
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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.
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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)
- Employer's 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 Eastern HR Services Division 1 Aviation Plaza Jamaica, NY US
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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.
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.
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Fair & 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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Legal and regulatory guidance
- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498456300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 05/02/2018 to 05/23/2018
Pay scale & grade: FG 13
Salary: $96,819 to $125,865 per year Salary range includes 28.02% locality pay. In addition, 3.74% Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) is authorized. Locality and COLA are subject to change.
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time