<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />Incumbent will provide litigation support resulting from changes in air traffic control procedures.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />Performs multiple and varying assignments under the limited direction of a manager or more experienced professional in support of changes in air traffic control procedures.<br /><br />The incumbent will apply experience and advanced knowledge to plan and accomplish the following:<br /><ul><li>Serve as the administrative focal point for the division providing timely and responsible answers on requests for information, clearance of documents, and other data. Identify workflow problems, conduct file purges, and update & validate information in various systems.</li></ul><ul><li>Is a division resource on the use of the Document Management System (CDMS), and is responsible for running management reports and assisting staff in the efficient use of the CDMS. Conduct research and compile information from various resources, and coordinate with action officer, managers, attorneys, legal assistants, and senior program specialists to verify or clarify information, processes, or data.</li></ul><ul><li>Manage Airport Improvement Program (AIP) resources by planning and monitoring obligations and expenditures throughout the execution of the budget cycle; provide administrative support to AIP attorneys throughout the U.S.; support the Parts 16 Docket activity through filing documents, maintaining records and dockets, conducting reviews so that deadlines are met, and disseminating items to other lines of business.</li></ul><ul><li>Assist in preparing administrative records, note and correct case file deficiencies (e.g., missing documents, inconsistent material) before sending the case to the assigned environmental attorney.</li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate and advise on the organization, method, and procedures for providing administrative support systems such as records, communications, directives, forms, files, and documentation. Conduct research on complex legal issues related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as other legislation, regulations, policies, standards, procedures, and directives.</li></ul><ul><li>Prepare written draft responses to community or congressional complaints. Analyze new or proposed statutes or regulations to determine impact on program operations and management, and assist in the development of a nationwide policy and strategy to address noise complaints in a consistent manner.</li></ul><ul><li>Schedule and support meetings with community groups, congressional staff, and work groups.</li></ul><ul><li>Perform other related duties as assigned.</li></ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />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.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> NA <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>US Citizenship is required.</li> <li>Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.</li> <li>Designated or Random Drug Testing required.</li> <li>Some, all, or none of the referred candidates may be interviewed.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FG/GS-11/FV-G) in the Federal Government or non-Federal equivalent. Specialized experience is defined as that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is typically in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled.<br /><br /><strong>SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience drafting policy guidance and/or implementing policy guidance in a regulatory environment.</strong><br /><br />You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.<br /><br />Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.<br /><br /><strong>*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*</strong><br /><br />Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or Selective Placement Factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; priority grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.<br /><br />Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.<br /><br />**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Education cannot be substituted for experience.<br /><br />Preview Job Questionnaire <br /> Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.<br />Position may be subject to a background investigation.<br />A one-year probationary period may be required.<br />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.<br /><br />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 pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.<br /><br /><strong>NOTES:</strong><br /><br />1) 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 announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.<br /><br />In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or 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 based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.<br /><br />2) This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http: jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm.<br /><br />3) This <strong>Level 2 (Non-Critical Sensitive; Secret)</strong> position requires favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.<br /><br /><strong>4) This is a temporary appointment NTE 2 years. It may be extended or terminated at any time, at management discretion. It will not be made permanent at any time in the future.</strong><br /><br />This is not a bargaining unit position.<br /><br /><b>Links to Important Information: </b> Locality Pay , COLA <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br /><b>IMPORTANT:</b> 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. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />Only supplemental documentation (e.g., college transcripts, SF-50, veterans preference documentation) will be accepted in combination with your online application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 202-267-8330 on or before the closing date of the announcement. All submitted documents must reference the announcement number.<br /><br />Applicants who are or have been employed by the Federal Government should also upload a copy of their most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action).<br /><br />For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http: www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf.<br /><br />Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, missing or illegible documents.<br /><br />Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents received via the email system.<br /><br /><b>All Veterans:</b> If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.<br /><br />If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.<br /><br /><b>Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference:</b> You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.<br /><br /><b>Forms:</b><ul><li> SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference</li></ul> <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 . <br /><br />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.