Incumbent serves as a Lead Hazardous Material Aviation Safety Inspector under the immediate direction and leadership of the Division Manager or Branch Manager with broad direction from the Director, AXH-1 and Deputy Director, AXH-2 within the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (AXH). The incumbent leads the complex work related to the safe transportation of hazardous material by air.
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Incumbent serves as a Lead Hazardous Material Aviation Safety Inspector under the immediate direction and leadership of the Division Manager or Branch Manager with broad direction from the Director, AXH-1 and Deputy Director, AXH-2 within the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (AXH). The incumbent leads the complex work related to the safe transportation of hazardous material by air. The incumbent supports leading the AXH mission and objectives by serving as the Team Lead for functions performed under his/her area of responsibility. The Team Lead is recognized as part of a Subject Matter Expert Team, serving as a principal point of contact providing advice and guidance on the application and implementation of related AXH policies and procedures. Typical duties include but are not limited to the following:
* Organizing team members in scheduling and accomplishing work related to planning, scheduling and assisting in scheduling assignment completion in a prioritized manner; coordinating actions to be taken following initial assignment completion; scheduling and tracking internal/external stakeholder interactions with outcome briefings; scheduling and tracking meetings with outcome summaries of discussions; providing monthly, quarterly and annual tracking information of work completed, work planned, cost and outcomes to Supervisor for Management as required; consolidating all information for Supervisor and other Managers to be able to conduct a high level review for decision making; and, prioritizing work when conflicting deadlines or obstacles impact on time completion.
* Coordinating with other AXH team leads and staff as appropriate to accomplish work within deadlines; informing supervisor of any possible missed deadlines or incomplete work products; coordinating risk based activities, data quality needs, and identifying system trends or high risk operational results to Supervisor and others as appropriate; coordinating with other teams for risk assessment information or other pertinent data to apply to scheduling follow up activities in consideration of priorities.
* Facilitating, solving problems and participating in the work of a team as needed; elevating potential problems that cannot be solved to the attention of the Supervisor in a timely manner; facilitating with others in AXH on behalf of the Team involving the SME as needed; encouraging problem solving within the Team; and, collaborating with other AXH Team Leads and staff as needed sharing any data determined to support decision making for other areas of AXH.
* Providing feedback to Supervisor on performance; providing feedback on teams? performance in meeting deadlines and solving problems; and tracking any required performance data for Supervisor.
* Communicating assignments, milestones and deadlines, to the team based on Supervisor?s instruction; routinely communication in regards to work assignments and deadlines to stay aware of any milestones or goals that will not be met or risk priorities for consideration; reviewing outstanding work and informing the Supervisor of any need to reprioritize milestones and goals; setting risk based priorities continuously through Supervisor coordination.
* Informing Supervisor of resource and/or supply needs; identifying, in a timely manner, any need for additional or reallocated resources to meet milestones and deadlines.
To support strategic initiatives, applies experience and expert technical knowledge to perform critical tasks requiring the development of new concepts, systems, or innovative approaches. Leads and recommends resolution processes to highly complex or emerging problems or issues, which often cross organizational boundaries and impact the accomplishment of FAA's strategic objectives. Predicts potential issues and proposes recommendations for preventive action related to SMS, SRM, and Compliance Oversight.
### Travel Required
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
* #### Job family (Series)
1801 General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
### 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)
* Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
* Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.
To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, 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. Examples of specialized experience may include, but are not limited to: Experience analyzing and identifying systems trends and hazardous material risks and recommending alternate solution to higher-level team member.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
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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.
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.
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 and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
This is not 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.
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.
If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
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.
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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* How to Apply
## How to Apply
You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of **\"Received\"** by 11:59 PM **Eastern Time** on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of **\"Received\"** each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.
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**Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.**
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### Agency contact information
### Angela Jackson
Federal Aviation Administration
AWP Regional HR Services Division
777 S. Aviation Blvd. - Suite 150
El Segundo, CA 90245
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### Next steps
Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
**Important** - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.
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### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520220100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 12/21/2018 to 01/03/2019
*Pay scale & grade:* FV J
*Salary:* $100,858 to $156,358 per year Salary includes locality payment of 28.22%.
*Appointment type:* Permanent
*Work schedule:* Full-Time