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Supervisory Aviation Technical Systems Specialist #HiringNow in #Des Moines, Washington #jobseekers

Des Moines, Washington Federal Aviation Administration


Open & closing dates
09/10/2019 to 09/20/2019
Pay scale & grade
$119,361 to $184,947 per year
Salary includes locality payment of 26.04% for Des Moines, Washington.
Appointment type
Temporary – 1 Year
Work schedule


1 vacancy in the following location:

Des Moines, WA

Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes – Temporary Change of Station (TCS) – Employees with status: A fixed relocation payment of $22,500 will be paid.

Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy



Serves as the Quality Control Program manager for the Technical Operations Western Service Area. Learn more about this agency


Serves as the Quality Control Program manager for the Technical Operations Western Service Area. This position reports to the Technical Services Manager, Technical Operations within the Western Service Area. This position works closely with the National Technical Operations Quality Control Program Manager to implement and integrate the Quality Control program components within the Technical Operations organization. This position partners with Western Service Area Quality Control Group (QCG) to identify requirements and develop processes for full implementation and continued support of the Technical Operations Quality Control Program.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


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)
Some, none or all applicants may be interviewed.
A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
This temporary assignment may be extended, but may not be made permanent.


To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-J or FG/GS-14 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. Specialized experience includes: Understanding the purpose and function of the Technical Operations organization; understanding of the purpose and function of the Quality Control Group (QCG); and experience with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Quality Control program.
Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
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


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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 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 managerial dimension.
In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each managerial dimension, in your work history please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your 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 dimensions listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
FAA’s CORE COMPENSATION PLAN This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available at: **********************************************************************************************
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

Drug test required

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