Serves as an Air Traffic Manager (ATM) in an ATC-4 level tower facility.
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The incumbent serves as an Air Traffic Manager (ATM) in an ATC-4 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.
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.
Job family (Series)
2152 Air Traffic Control
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)
A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.
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 positions.
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 announcement.
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