Washington, District Of Columbia

Summary The Office of Government and Industry Affairs serves as the principal advisor to the Administrator and FAA Lines of Business/Staff Offices on all matters concerning the Congress, aviation industry groups, and other governmental organizations. AGI serves as the primary FAA point of contact for Members of Congress and congressional staff. As a recognized subject matter expert, incumbent acts as a senior liaison to Members of Congress and Staff. Responsibilities Provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities with minimal direction of a manager or executive.Provides analytical support and representation for the organization's Congressional relations and legislative programs.Responsible for the identification, analysis, and evaluation of FAA issues contingent upon, derived from, or related to legislation, laws, rulings, regulations or orders proposed or issued by executive, legislative or judicial branches of the Federal, state, or local governments; or related to proceedings, positions, actions, etc. initiated by private individuals as well as civil, academic, commercial or industrial organizations.Plans, designs, develops, initiates and conducts a variety of independent and interdependent discussions to identify and assess existing or potential issues and programs involving analysis of generalized policy issues related to aviation.Identifies alternatives and coordinates proposals with operating officials and managers; provides option and recommendations to manager or executives. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-I or FG/GS-13) that is typically 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 the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE at the next lower level: FV-I/GS-13:Experience working for a Member of Congress handling issues related to aviation; ORExperience working for a Committee of Congress with oversight over the Federal Aviation AdministrationYou should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position. ***All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. ** Education Education CANNOT be substituted for experience. 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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirementsThe U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.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 Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant, 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 section, 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.This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the website: https://www.faa.gov/jobs/working\_here/benefitsThis is a Level 2 (Noncritical Sensitive; Secret) position requires favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check and Inquires (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.This is not a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

Washington, District Of Columbia

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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