Serves as an Air Traffic Manager (ATM) in an ATC-6 level tower
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The incumbent serves as an Air Traffic Manager (ATM) in an ATC-6
level tower facility and is responsible for planning and directing
all activities at the facility. Directs a highly technical work
force, including functionally integrated teams of operational and
support personnel that provide air traffic control services
throughout a geographic area. The work impacts the safe, orderly,
and expeditious movement of aircraft as well as segments of the
aviation industry. Continuously reviews work processes to assure
that results meet the agency's mission and the customer's needs,
add value to facility services, and are efficiently achieved.
Provides training, coaching, and guidance to subordinates, and is
responsible for team building throughout the facility. Plans work
to be accomplished by subordinates. Sets and adjusts long and
short-term priorities. Approves leave; prepares schedules for
completion of work; assigns work to subordinates based on
priorities; evaluates work performance of subordinates ensuring
equity of performance standards and ratings; gives advice on work
and on administrative matters; makes decisions on work problems
presented by subordinates; hears and resolves group grievances and
serious employee complaints; effects disciplinary actions;
recommends/approves selections and transfers; recommends awards or
bonuses; approves expenses for overtime, equipment, and personnel
within the facility; and identifies and arranges for developmental
and other training needs of subordinates. Communicates and
reinforces EEO policies and programs in all areas of
responsibilities, including selection, training, and transfers.
Supports and participates in the labor management partnership
process and fosters a work environment where all employees are
treated in a fair and equitable manner. Meets or has contact with
high ranking military and civilian managers, representatives of the
aviation industry, key staff of public interest groups, union
representatives, local government managers, professional
organizations, and contractors.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
2152 Air Traffic Control
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
- A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be
- Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.
In conjunction with the qualification requirements outlined in
the Operating Manual: Qualification Standards for General Schedule
Positions, the requirements listed below determine the basic
qualifications for Manager, Supervisor and Support (MSS) position
in the terminal and en route options. For MSS-1 through MSS-4
1) Must have held an FAA 2152 FG-14/FV-J or above regional or
headquarters position for at least 1 year (52 weeks);
2) Must have been facility rated or area certified for at least
1-year (52 weeks)in an ATS facility. NOTE: An employee who has been
facility rated or area certified for at least 1-year (52 weeks) in
an ATS facility that is upgraded is considered to meet the
qualification requirements of the upgraded position;
3) Must have held a MSS position for at least 1-year (52 weeks)
in an ATS facility.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of the vacancy
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