Federal Aviation Administration Management and Program Assistant in Boise, Idaho

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Summary

Incumbent plans, develops, monitors and executes actions required to manage office administrative functions.

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Responsibilities

Provides support to supervisors, managers, and other employees in day-to-day operations; which may include several of the following areas: fiscal management, travel management information systems, contract administration, property management, procurements, and overall office management.

Assignments may include: preparing and managing correspondence, compiling, tracking , and analyzing information for a wide variety of programs; entering and tracking budget expenditures; purchasing and inventory; establishing, organizing and managing files, documents, and records; providing advanced computer assistance; scheduling meetings, managing time and attendance; providing written or oral explanations of organizational policies; coordinating the implementation of new office policies and systems; maintaining calendars, travel records and arrangements.

Performs various analytical studies relating to travel administration, overtime usage trends, leave usage, etc., with limited review by higher level or more experienced employee. Prepares administrative directives or revisions needed to implement recommendations. Collects program information from FAA personnel and enters it into information systems. Tracks all financial, personnel, supply, and other such transactions through the office in both electronic and paper form. Reconciles data, validates transactions, and identifies and resolves discrepancies. Provides guidance to office on travel regulations and ensures the office travel practices meet established criteria. Prepares travel orders, including cost estimates for training assignments and permanent change of station actions. Reviews travel vouchers for administrative and procedural compliance, including proper cost accounting codes and statistical accuracy. Purchases administrative supplies or equipment furniture, assuring purchases are made through the appropriate channels. Maintains an orderly supply room and distributes supplies.

Ensures effective management of assigned agency property via the Automated Inventory Tracking System (AITS). Ensures internal control of property by conducting property inventories periodically by validating property assignment and locations.

Assists in the preparation of budget estimates, justification statements, and budget execution plans and provides advice on such matters as the distribution of allotments and availability of budgetary funds for program purposes.

Modifies and maintains automated systems for tracking obligations and expenditures of funds throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget. Reconciles discrepancies to ensure effective use of funds. Reviews budget data for accuracy of technical treatment and format, mathematical accuracy, and conformance with budget policy and guidance.

Uses a wide variety of computer systems and software applications including CRU-Support, Labor Distribution Reporting (LDR), Castle, ART, ELMS, and E2 Travel program. Utilizes a variety of financial applications such as DELPHI, REGIS, PRISM, or other purchasing programs, etc. as well as Excel to analyze, trouble shoot and problem solve.

Prepares administrative articles, reports and briefing items. Applies experience and detailed knowledge to plan and accomplish assignments for projects/programs. Performs tasks independently. Plans, coordinates, and accomplishes workload, which includes multiple assignments and priorities that support a variety of internal and district wide organizations.

Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager, referring only those that cannot be resolved. Provides general administrative guidance to the staff and keeps manager informed of any issues.

Serves as the liaison between other offices within and outside the District, internal and external to A TO, including Service Centers and FAA Headquarters.

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

NA

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0344 Management And Program Clerical And Assistance

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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)
Qualifications

To qualify for this position at the FV-E level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-D, FG/GS-3-6, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience using various office automation software systems/programs to create letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, presentations and graphs; experience in performing a wide variety of administrative functions to include records keeping, travel administration, time and attendance management, purchasing supplies, organizing and managing files and records; maintaining calendars, scheduling meetings, and other administrative/clerical functions in support of an office.

To qualify for this position at the FV-F level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to FV-E, FG/GS-7/8, in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience in planning and managing the office's daily administrative functions, maintaining automated systems to record, reconcile, validate, and track data; identifying and resolving discrepancies; performing various analytical studies; interpreting and providing guidance; and performing multiple and varying assignments in the areas of financial support, personnel matters, personal property, and travel administration.

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.

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.

NOTE: Selection may be made at the FV-E or FV-F level.

Education

There are no educational requirements for this position.

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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 KSA. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA, in your work history, please include work history that describes specific examples on how you meet the 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. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the 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.

This is a part-time position. The incumbent will be working 20 hours per week.

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.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required

No

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Required Documents

Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted. If you need to submit additional documents to supplement your on-line application, e.g. transcripts, SF-50, or veterans' documentation, you may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to (425) 227-2199 on or before the closing date of this announcement. Please include your name and the vacancy announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), such as social security number and date of birth.

If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current 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 a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/. If you are a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/.

Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are those veterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service. Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

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.

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Benefits

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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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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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.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer's name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary

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.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

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Agency contact information
Kim Richardson
Phone

206-231-4044

Fax

206-231-4153

Email

kimberly.richardson@faa.gov

Address

Federal Aviation Administration Northwest Mountain Region 2200 S 216th Street Des Moines, WA US

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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.

All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or other non-merit factors. DOT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Additional information on reasonable accommodations procedures or on EEO Programs is available on Office of Civil Rights (ACR) or by contacting the local FAA Civil Rights Office.

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Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504975200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 07/13/2018 to 07/23/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: FV E - F

Salary: $39,722 to $65,811 per year Salary includes locality payment of 15.37%.

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Part-Time