Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position will be located with the Associate Admnistrator for Aviation Safety, AVS, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office AUS, Executive Office, AUS-10.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />This position serves as the UAS Stakeholder and Committee Liaison. Performs multiple,varying, and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. Applies experience and comprehensive knowledge applicable to his/her discipline to plan and conduct functions such as building and maintaining relationships with internal and external UAS stakeholders through active outreach and engagement. Provides administrative, communications, and technical support to facilitate the UAS Integration Office's stakeholder engagement strategy and provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under the minimal direction of a manager or Executive. The incumbent reports to the AUS-10 Executive Office.<br /><br />Initiates and maintains effective and appropriate communication with stakeholders in an effort to advance the mission of the UAS Integration Office and the FAA. Actively seeks industry- related data, news, and product information in order to stay abreast of the potential impacts on the UAS industry that might affect Agency policy or position as it relates to the Agency's mission of integrating UAS into the nation's airspace.<br /><br />Responsible for acting as committee support specialist and Agency secretariat representative for all UAS-centric external committees and groups, including, but not limited to, the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), the UAS Executive Committee (ExCom), and the Ex Com's Senior Steering Group (SSG). The incumbent may also be designated as support specialist or team member for any UAS-centric Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC), workshops, or stakeholder round-tables that are led or facilitated by the UAS Integration Office. Contributes to the preparation and dissemination of the Office's associated written materials by drafting and editing talking points, fact sheets, briefing materials, memoranda, and other materials for use in conducting, facilitating, and completing committee support assignments. Ensures that information from UAS-centric external stakeholders is communicated in an effective and timely manner throughout the Agency, as appropriate or required.<br /><br />Collaborates with all levels of management including senior level executives and program sponsors/owners to facilitate internal stakeholder involvement for soliciting input, approval for plans, and measuring progress. Exercises sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy to identify and resolve challenging cross organizational issues, and effectively communicates and gains buy-in for process improvements and shared goals.<br /><br />Independently plans time. Identifies, plans, and organizes available resources to accomplish projects/programs/activities. Makes optimal use of resources to complete activities within established schedules.<br /><br /><strong>If selected for the FV-J in addition to the above, the duties will include: </strong><br /><br />Being responsible for acting as the lead committee support specialist and Agency secretariat representative for all UAS­-centric external committees and groups, including, but not limited to, the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), the UAS Executive Committee (ExCom), and the ExCom's Senior Steering Group (SSG). May also be designated as the lead support specialist or a team member for any UAS-centric Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC), workshops, or stakeholder roundtables that are led or facilitated by the UAS Integration Office. Contributes to the preparation and dissemination of the Office's associated written materials by drafting and editing talking points, fact sheets, briefing materials, memoranda, and other materials for use in conducting, facilitating, and completing committee support assignments. Ensures that information from UAS-centric external stakeholders is communicated in an effective and timely manner throughout the Agency, as appropriate or required.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />25% or less – The job may require up to 25% travel.<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> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />To view the complete qualifications standard, applicants should reference-U.S. Office of Personnel Management Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Miscellaneous Administration and Program Series, 0301<br /><br />https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/miscellaneous-administration-and-program-series-0301/<br /><br /><strong>To qualify for this position at the I-band </strong>you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS-12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience for the FV-I may include but not limited to: </strong>Experience developing communication platforms and technical support to facilitate stakeholder engagement strategies, building and maintaining working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.<br /><br /><strong>To qualify for this position at the J-band</strong> you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-J, FG/GS-13 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.<br /><br /><strong>Specialized experience for the FV-J may include but not limited to: </strong>Experience working with Federal Advisory Committees or other similar executive council(s). Experience managing relationships with external stakeholders to ensure successful external and internal communication efforts and initiatives. Experience developing information and technical content in various mediums to ensure effective communication that solidifies working relationships with stakeholder.<br /><br />Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their Work History.<br /><br />Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><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 /><b>Leave Enhancement</b>: FAA organizations may offer enhanced annual leave accrual to newly appointed or reappointed employees. In order to receive consideration for such a benefit, applicants' prior non-Federal service or active duty uniformed service must directly relate to the duties of the position to which appointed. Granting enhanced annual leave is at the sole discretion of the hiring organization, and granting such benefit is not an entitlement nor guaranteed to any newly hired employee.<br /><br />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 KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, 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 />Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA); listed in the 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.<br /><br />Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.<br /><br />Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.<br /><br />Employee MUST submit their most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action.<br /><br />Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.<br /><br />Selection may be made at the FV-I or FV-J level.<br /><br />Selection may also be made from the following announcement: ACT-AVS-19-AUS010-62678.<br /><br />This position is eligible but not in a bargaining unit.<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 /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.<br /><br />Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to (609) 485-8995 on or before the closing date of this announcement. All submitted documents should reference the announcement number.<br /><br />30% or More Disabled Veteran Program: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred), and supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from branch of the Armed Forces certifying to the present existence of the veteran's service-connected disability.<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>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.


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