Job opening: Lead Airfield Safety Specialist
Salary: $112 015 - 145 617 per year
Published at: Sep 01 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This position is located at the U.S. Army National Guard Readiness Center, Aviation Airfield Operations Branch in Arlington, Virginia.
About the Surrounding Area: Situated in Northern Virginia on the south bank of the Potomac River directly across from Washington D.C. Arlington is headquarters to many departments and agencies of the federal government, including the Department of Defense and is the location of many national memorials and museums.
Formulate airfield safety policies and recommend courses of action for the State leadership and Airfield Managers at the Army National Guard airfields/heliports nationwide.
Serve as functional advisor and subject matter expert for ARNG airfield safety. Develop, manage, evaluate, and implement Army and ARNG airfield safety programs and policies in support of airfields and heliports.
Provide functional airfield safety support and subject matter expertise to the Director, Army National Guard, G-Staff, States, and installation Airfield Operations in support of Army National Guard managed airfields/heliports.
Provide input for airfield safety, airfield standardization, airfield planning and operations, and specialty programs.
Review and evaluate branch operations and develop and install changes in internal procedures and policies as required to meet workload demands, changes in manpower and funds authorizations, and effect more efficient and effective workflow.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- Position requires ability to work non-Standard work hours.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes performing risk assessments of hazardous airfield safety processes and determine severity; conducting personnel program management skills such as recruitment, manpower and fund authorization, and performance reviews; administering airfield safety operational mishap prevention programs to include inspection skill, investigation expertise, and safety education; managing and maintaining airfield safety reports such as Accident, OHR (Operational Hazard), Runway Condition, and Employee Hazard; and developing and implementing regulations and policies on airfield safety programs.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Customer ServiceInfluencing/NegotiatingManaging Human ResourcesProgram ManagementSafety and Occupational Health (SOH) Hazard ControlTechnical Credibility
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
- Address HT-APF-W39LAA US ARMY NAT. GUARD READINESS CTR ARL
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Arlington, VA 22202
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk