Air Traffic Assistant (Flight Data Communications Specialist) - Military Veterans

at Federal Aviation Administration

Fort Worth, Texas


Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.



Conditions of Employment



Candidates must show SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE. Specialized experience is defined as:Must have at least 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade or pay band (FV-E or FG/GS-5/6) that is typically in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of that position. One year (52 weeks) of specialized experience that demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the use of FAA Air Traffic Control procedures.Examples of qualifying SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE may have been gained in work involving:(1) Civilian or military aircraft operations work, such as flight instructor, instrument rated pilot, flight engineer or air transport pilot;(2) FAA Certified Dispatcher for an air carrier;(3) Flight Information Expediter involved in determining flight times of airplanes and transmitting information to flight operations and command centers;(4) Civilian or Military Air Traffic Controller; and(5) Flight Data Processor; or Successful completion of an FAA or Military Air Traffic Control Training Program; or Possession of an FAA Control Tower Operator Certificate.QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. Applicants will first be reviewed to determine if minimum qualification requirements are met. Failure to meet minimum qualification requirements automatically results in disqualification.Special Note Concerning Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): 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. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.



Additional Information


Fort Worth, Texas

A Workforce United under Safer Skies

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the organization responsible for managing our nation's busy skies. With more than a million domestic passengers and countless tons of cargo in the air every day, our mission is a far-reaching and critical one. Our nationwide workforce is dedicated to providing the American public with the safest, most efficient and environmentally responsible civil aviation systems and airspace possible.

The FAA carries a huge responsibility – from directing air traffic in and around the nation and helping ensure protection of the public during space launches, to airport safety and inspections, and standards for airport design, construction, and operation; regulating flight inspection standards and advancing satellite and navigation technology, to developing and maintaining the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).

To accomplish all this and more, the FAA relies on the talents of a diverse group of aviation, technical and business professionals to perform a variety of hands-on functions that keep air travel moving freely and safely.

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