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Federal Aviation Administration Management and Program Analyst in Des Moines, Washington

Summary Serves as a Management and Program Analyst in the Western Service Center, Air Traffic Organization, Resource Management Group (RMG), AJV-W600. The group is responsible for providing workforce planning support to ATO service units within an assigned service area. Responsibilities Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. May act as a contributing specialist on large work activities. Applies experience and advanced knowledge of analytical and evaluative techniques to accomplish the following assignments: Workforce planning responsibilities include, but are not limited to: planning strategic support of staffing requirements and objectives, interpreting internal ATO policies and procedures, providing advice and guidance, problem-solving, efficiency initiatives, conducting program analysis and implementing programs, organizational changes, hiring plans and workforce plans. Ensures compliance with ATO policies. Coordinate actions with ATO Management and Budget Officials. Develop tracking tools and various report mechanisms to support the analysis of workforce requirements. Analyzes and evaluates, on both quantitative and qualitative bases, the effectiveness of staffing and position management program operations; manages ad hoc projects to deliver organizational improvement products; prepares staffing and position management reports to management regarding analysis methods, findings and recommendations; obtains cooperation and support from team members and delivers briefings to managers. Works with customers to create, track, and analyze hiring plans/strategies, and develop tracking tools. Contacts typically are internal and external, with regular contacts among major subdivisions and LOB's/SO's, customers, and other external parties to share information about the FAA and explain the applications of policies and procedures. Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allow considerable discretion to select the most appropriate approach or to develop new approaches. Assignments regularly require the interpretation of internal and external policies and extrapolation from precedents. Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with management and more experienced professionals to jointly solve problems. Work is reviewed periodically, typically at major milestones and at completion, for policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities. Work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more organizational units, major subdivisions, and LOBs/SOs, and may affect the objectives of the FAA. In some specialties, the work often affects internal and external customers. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications To qualify for this position at the FV-H level, you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-G, FG/GS-10/11 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 is experience with Proficiency with MS Office (Excel/Word), familiarity with Data; and experience manipulating data to answer questions, Skill in communicating information and ideas to a diverse audience. Works with strategic organizational workforce planning: developing and analyzing workforce trends and position management. Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. 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. Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA. Education There is no education substitution at the FV-H level. 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. 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. 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. Security Requirements: Low Risk (position sensitivity level 1): This position requires completion & favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check with Inquiries (Tier 1) background investigation prior to appointment, unless waiver is obtained. This is not a bargaining unit position. 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