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Federal Aviation Administration Environmental Protection Specialist in Des Moines, Washington

Summary Serves as an Environmental Protection Specialist for OSG, NAS Analytics and Environmental Team. Provides guidance and direction relative to the compliance of environmental rules and regulations. Organizations and programs studied, though usually limited to a single region, center, or component of a line of business, are complex and interrelate extensively with other region/center or line of business organizations and programs. Responsibilities Leads discussions on environmental documents including Environmental Assessments (EA). Environmental Impact Statements (EIS). Categorical Exclusions (CATEXs). Records of Decision (ROD) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). Participates and provides guidance and leadership to forecasts future resource needs to manage emerging environmental issues. Oversees studies, surveys, and audits to identify environmental problems and provides corrective guidance in accordance with applicable laws and policy. Provides expert testimony and works directly with Legal Counsel on issues and guidance on environmental projects& initiatives. Trains lower level environmentalist in aviation specific environmental guidance to support FAA management and facilities. DoD proponents and Third Party developers on environmental regulations in accordance with F AAO I 050.1 E and FAA JO 7400.2K. Leads and provides expertise in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other federal and/state regulations as it relates to environmental reviews, aircraft noise analysis, and other NEPA policy relating items. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications 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. Specialized experience includes: Knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Ability presenting high level, technical information to through briefings, reports and/or studies to a variety of audiences. Ability to apply environmental laws and regulations to advise on or resolve technical matters. Qualifications must be met by the close of this announcement. Any errors or omissions my result in your application being deemed incomplete and/or ineligible. Education 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. The 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. Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative, the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the KSA narratives from the 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, please include WORK HISTORY THAT DESCRIBES 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. This position is covered by the FAA FG pay plan. Additional information about the pay plan is available on the following website: Security Requirements: Moderate Risk (5): This position requires completion & favorable adjudication of a Moderate Risk Background Investigation (Tier 2) background investigation prior to appointment, unless waiver is obtained. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by PASS: Aviation System Stds Non-HQ. Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA