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Job opening: Supervisory Aviation Safety Inspector

Salary: $144 249 - 221 900 per year
City: Anchorage
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
As a supervisor/manager, the selectee for this position will be eligible to receive a Manager Performance Incentive (MPI) provided eligibility requirements noted in agency policy are met. The MPI is an annual lump-sum incentive payment that considers agency performance, the manager's individual performance, and available funding.This position is located in Anchorage, AK.This is not a 100% telework position. Situational telework may be available based on the needs of the Office.


The Assistant Manager is responsible for aviation safety activities in a complex and dynamic environment that includes experience in one or more of the following specialties: Operations, Avionics, Maintenance, Dispatch, Rotorcraft and Cabin Safety. Assists the Manager and sets clear performance standards that promote accountability, a sense of individual responsibility, professionalism and pride for organizational performance to next level managers. Ensures effective managerial work and work quality across all units and cross organizational relationships while maintaining unit and individual wellbeing. Responsible for assisting in the leadership, planning, prioritizing, direction, communication, tasking, training and scheduling of work. Responsible for time and attendance, leave approval, performance evaluation, corrective and disciplinary actions, and setting of the front line office goals and objectives. Supports effective problem solving by ensuring subordinates are accountable to address challenges and barriers, and are clear about roles and responsibilities for decision-making. Confirms active collaboration occurs beyond the office/branch and that solutions fully consider and represent all relevant perspectives/interests. Delegates work and empowers subordinates to decentralize decision-making. Confirms subordinates take on expected work and produce intended results with minimal intervention. Ensure subordinates communicate progress and barriers, and coordinate decisions across organizational boundaries. Assists in effective resourcing decisions across several work units, teams or groups; making certain that work units deliver expected output within required time frame and budget. Adjusts resourcing plans to meet changing work conditions. Hold other managers accountable to make good business decisions in meeting the needs of Flight Standards (FS). Defines, plans and organizes assigned budget, staff and other resources to accomplish objectives. Provides assistance with budget and reallocates resources among organizational units/projects/programs, or requests additional resources, as needed. Projects short-term and long-term future needs and justifies resource requirements. Accountable for assigned office equipment. Holds managers accountable for maintaining mutually productive partnerships with stakeholders. Meets with stakeholders regularly to identify potential impediments to team and organizational effectiveness. Set and maintain expectations for integrating stakeholder feedback into services provided. Works as a member of a higher-level leadership team and contribute to problem-solving beyond own function. Builds and maintains an effective office/branch leadership/management team; ensuring units are working together and beyond boundaries, exemplified by shared decision-making, commitment to sharing relevant information, and considering inputs from stakeholders to create expected results. Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution. Aligns with other managers and work units with overarching organizational initiatives, strategies and goals; testing for alignment with overarching business needs and ensuring the team maintains shared accountability to commitments and agreements. Selects and develops next level managers. Sets stretch goals to promote learning and growth in managerial and leadership skills. Promotes responsibility for learning and growth, continuing education and career advancement; providing capacity for next level managers to engage in developmental activities and assignments. Develops managers through coaching and mentoring. Designs and holds meetings that promote open dialog, encourage productive conflict and lead to clear decisions and actions that help work units produce intended results. Demonstrates leadership and commitment to the FAA model EEO program.


  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • Position is designated as Moderate Risk; a background investigation may be required.
  • May be required to serve a one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period.


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; andHigh 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); andNot 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; andPass 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; orIndividuals 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.Applicants must meet specific requirements as outlined in the Office of Personnel Management Aviation Safety Series, Qualification Standards for Operations, Avionics and Maintenance specialties or Human Resource Policy Manual Policy Chapter Supplements for Aircraft Dispatch, Cabin Safety and Rotorcraft-Helicopter specialties. Information can be found on the following website:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/program_policies/policy_guidance/hr_policies/hrpm/emp/emp_sup/emp-1-7_1825AD/https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/program_policies/policy_guidance/hr_policies/hrpm/emp/emp_sup/emp-1-7_1825CS/https://employees.faa.gov/org/staffoffices/ahr/program_policies/policy_guidance/hr_policies/hrpm/emp/emp_sup/emp-1-7_1825RH/To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-J/FG-14. 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 defined as: advanced technical experience at the FG-14/FV-J level in any of the following specialties: Operations, Avionics, Maintenance, Aircraft Dispatch, Cabin Safety or Rotorcraft-Helicopter; experience as a member on a management team or serving as a subject matter expert regularly called upon to identify problem areas and develop procedures for resolution.Recency of specialized experience is waived for employees currently in the 1825 Series.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


Education is not qualifying for this position and may not be substituted for experience.


  • Address Federal Aviation Administration AAL Regional HR Services Division 222 West 7th Ave #14 AHF-N100 Anchorage, AK 99513 US
  • Name: Wendy Livingston
  • Phone: 1 (907) 271-5376
  • Email: [email protected]


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