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Aviation Safety Inspector (Gao), Principal Operations Inspector

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Department Of Transportation Hillsboro , OR 97123

Posted 5 months ago

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Serves as an Aviation Safety Inspector (General Aviation Operations), Principal Operations Inspector in the Portland Flight Standards District Office (FSDO), located in Hillsboro, OR.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent serves as a Principal Inspector (Operations) General Aviation/Part 135 in the General Aviation Unit. Functions as the primary operation interface between assigned air carriers/air operators/air agencies/airmen/designees and the Federal Aviation Administration. Has program responsibility to assure that assigned organizations meet Federal Aviation Regulations with respect to operations programs. Determines the need for, and then establishes work programs for surveillance and inspection of assigned organization within manpower and budget limitations to assure adherence to the applicable regulations.

Travel Required
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
13

  • Job family (Series)
    1825 Aviation Safety

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HelpRequirements 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)

  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.

  • Interviews may be conducted

  • Selectee must maintain a Second-Class Medical Certificate.

  • This position is covered by DOT's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program.

  • In-grade/downgrade applications will be accepted.

Qualifications

Applicants for all Aviation Safety Inspector positions must meet the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards:

General Requirements for All Positions:

  • Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal Aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years

  • Valid State driver's license

  • Fluency in the English language

  • No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance, and

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

Medical Requirements for All Positions:

Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the Aviation Safety Inspector position in a safe and efficient manner, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The minimum medical requirements include the following requirements:

  • Have good distant vision in each eye and be able to read, without strain, printed materials the size of typewritten characters (glasses and contact lenses permitted);

  • Have the ability to hear the conversational voice (hearing aid permitted); and

  • Not have any physical condition that would cause them to be a hazard to themselves or others that would interfere with their ability to fly as passengers in a variety of aircraft.

In addition, applicants for positions that require participation in the operation of the aircraft must:

  • Possess a valid second class medical certificate in accordance with FAA regulations; and

  • Pass recurrent medical examinations as prescribed by the FAA.

Applicants not requiring valid second-class medical certificates who are tentatively selected will be required to:

  • Provide documentation from a board-certified physician certifying that they meet the minimal medical requirements; or

  • Individuals who do not meet the minimum medical requirements but who are otherwise qualified will receive an individualized assessment to determine whether they can perform the essential functions of the position.

To qualify for this position you must meet the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standards for the 1825 series in the General Aviation Operation specialty which requires the following:

  • Valid, unexpired Flight Instructor Certificate with single and multi-engine airplane and instrument airplane ratings. Must have given a minimum of 200 hours of flight instruction in an aircraft.

  • Professional flying skill as demonstrated in a flight check to Commercial Pilot Certificate with an instrument rating;

  • Possession of Airline Transport Pilot Certificate or Commercial Pilot Certificate with instrument airplane rating.

  • Minimum of 100 flight hours within the last 3 years.

  • Minimum of 1,500 total flight hours.

  • Possession of single and multi-engine land airplane ratings.

  • Not more than 2 flying accidents in the last 5 years in which the applicant's pilot error was involved.

  • Possession of a valid second-class FAA medical certificate.

In addition, applicants must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to GS/FG-12 as an Aviation Safety Inspector (GAO) 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. Examples of experience may include: assisting, conducting, or performing various technical functions related to certification, surveillance, investigation, and enforcement activities.

For Lateral Movements Between 1825 Specialties: To assist in determining qualification requirements, applicants transferring between specialties at the same grade level are strongly encouraged to complete the appropriate Qualifications Assessment Tool (QAT) check sheet and upload it along with their resume. Check sheets are contained in Order 3410.26, Flight Standards Service Air Carrier and General Aviation Qualifications Assessment Tool for AFS Aviation Safety Inspectors. This order is located at: https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Order/3410.26.pdf

The recency of specialized experience is waived for current FAA employees in the 1825 series.

Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their Work History.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

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 [insert KSA section name here], 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.

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