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Aviation Safety Assistant (Office Automation) - El Segundo, CA

Description: 
Duties
Summary
Operates as an Aviation Safety Assistant in a Flight Standards field office.

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Responsibilities
FG-6 - Serves as an Aviation Safety Assistant in a Flight Standards field office. Provides administrative and semi-technical support to the Aviation Safety Inspectors by obtaining background data, preparing reports, reviewing applications, interviewing applicants, processing certificates, and maintaining technical and administrative files. Processes FAA-issued airman certificates such as ground instructor, flight instructor, mechanic repairman, and flight engineer. Interviews applicants to determine qualifications for non-complex certificates. Processes FAA authorizations, such as inspection authorization, aircrew program designee and aerobatic competency. Processes FAA issued operator and air agency certificates such as air carrier, repair stations and approved schools. Examines applications and supporting documents for completeness, consistency of information and assures correction, if needed.

FG-7 - Operates as an Aviation Safety Assistant in a Flight Standards field office. Provides administrative and semi-technical related support to the supervisor, or manager, Aviation Safety Inspectors, and Administrative Officer by utilizing advanced automation system tools relevant in the Safety Assurance System environment which includes, but is not limited to obtaining background data, preparing reports, reviewing applications, interviewing applicants, processing certificates, and maintaining technical and administrative files. Responsible for processing temporary airman certification files for certificates issued by designated examiners. Examines applications and supporting documents for completeness, consistency of information and fulfillment of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) requirements. Assures correction, if required. Monitors and tracks returned files.

Travel Required
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.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
7
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 probationary period may be required.
Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.
Qualifications
To qualify for this position at the FG-6 level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level of a FG/GS-5 or FV-C work in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and this is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience may include but not limited to: performing a variety of clerical work such as preparing reports, researching background data, reviewing and analyzing information, interpreting directives, examining documents for accuracy and completeness, entering and retrieving information from a variety of automated systems, and explaining administrative requirements and processes to customers. There is no substitution of education at this grade.

To qualify for this position at the FG-7 level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level of a FG/GS-6 or FV-D work in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and this is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience may include but not limited to: performing a variety of clerical work such as preparing reports; assisting in interpreting and implementing newly modified agency directives and determining action needed; researching, writing and typing technical and non-technical correspondence and reports; instructing personnel on administrative policies and procedures; researching technical data; interpreting directives; examining documents for accuracy and completeness; entering and retrieving information from a variety of automated systems; and explaining administrative requirements and processes to customers with minimal supervision and/or guidance.

Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

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.

All or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

In grade or down grade applications will be considered.

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. 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. 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 alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

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.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No
Federal Aviation Administration - 1 hour ago

Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Date posted:
2019-10-29
Job Id: 
7767067