Supervisory Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATM) – Elgin, IL

Duties

Summary

The incumbent serves as an Air Traffic Manager in an ATC-12 TRACON facility and is responsible for planning and directing all activities at the facility.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent serves as an Air Traffic Manager in an ATC-12 Tracon facility and is responsible for planning and directing all activities at the facility. Directs a highly technical work force, including functionally integrated teams of operational and support personnel that provide air traffic control services throughout a geographic area. The work impacts the safe, orderly, and expeditious movement of aircraft as well as segments of the aviation industry. Continuously reviews work processes to assure that results meet the agency’s mission and the customer’s needs, add value to facility services, and are efficiently achieved. Provides training, coaching, and guidance to subordinates, and is responsible for team building throughout the facility. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates. Sets and adjusts long and short-term priorities. Approves leave; prepares schedules for completion of work; assigns work to subordinates based on priorities; evaluates work performance of subordinates ensuring equity of performance standards and ratings; gives advice on work and on administrative matters; makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinates; hears and resolves group grievances and serious employee complaints; effects disciplinary actions; recommends/approves selections and transfers; recommends awards or bonuses; approves expenses for overtime, equipment, and personnel within the facility; and identifies and arranges for developmental and other training needs of subordinates. Communicates and reinforces EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibilities, including selection, training, and transfers. Supports and participates in the labor management partnership process and fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner. Meets or has contact with high ranking military and civilian managers, representatives of the aviation industry, key staff of public interest groups, union representatives, local government managers, professional organizations, and contractors.

Travel Required

25% or less – The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

NA

Requirements

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)

A one-year supervisor/managerial probationary period may be required.

Qualifications

1) Must have held an MSS3 or MSS-4 or FAA 2152 FG-14 or above regional or headquarters positions for at least 1 year (52 weeks)IAW the Qualifications Requirements for AT-2152 Terminal and En Route Positions

Education

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Additional information

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 Managerial Selection Factors (MSF) 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 MSF.

In lieu of providing a MSF narrative response in the text box listed below each MSF, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each MSF. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your MSF 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.

In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, this position may be a Career Enhancement Assignment/Career Progression. The selectee(s) may be eligible for pay retention. Career Diversity is not enhanced when an employee is assigned to a staff or supervisory position in which they previously held on a permanent basis. CEP/CP selectees will be required to certify eligibility.

Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

This position is NTE 2 years and can be extended, terminated or made permanent .

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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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.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Other

Drug test required

No

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