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Aviation Safety Inspector Bradley Fsdo job at US Federal Aviation Administration in Enfield CT
Description, duties, responsibilities
Aviation Safety Inspectors in this specialty (General Aviation Operations) apply knowledge and skills typically acquired as airmen (pilots navigators flight instructors etc.) to develop and administer regulations and safety standards pertaining to the operation of aircraft.
The below link provides a complete list of Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) locations:
Candidate must complete an extensive training program to include formal and on-the-job training up to and possibly 24 months regardless of grade level.
Duties at the FG-12 grade level include but are not limited to the following:
- Examining airmen for initial certification and continuing competence;
- evaluating airmen training programs equipment and facilities; and
- evaluating the operational aspect of programs of air carriers and similar commercial and aviation operations for adequacy of facilities equipment procedures and overall management to ensure safe operation of the aircraft.
Duties at the FG-11 grade level include but are not limited to the following:
- Assisting in enforcement investigations and preparation of final reports and recommendations on disposition; and
- providing assistance in the evaluation of air carriers air agencies air operators.
Aviation Safety Inspectors (General Aviation Operations) may perform a variety of other inspections investigations and advisory duties; however the primary requirement for positions in this specialization is knowledge and skill in the operation of aircraft.
Candidate will be required to participate in the flight program as an aircrew member and as such must meet the medical and flight currency requirements as set forth in agency orders governing the operation of aircraft.
Inspectors are required to travel frequently and to occasionally work irregular duty hours.
75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.
Job family (Series)
1825 Aviation Safety
- Aircraft Inspectors
- Inspectors Aircraft
Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
- Front and back of required certifcates are requested.
- Ensure resume includes the aircraft for which you have experience.
- Ensure resume includes the FAR part number each company operated under.
OPM Qualifications Standard for Aviation Safety Series FG-1825 MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
- (A) Not more than two separate incidents involving Federal Aviation regulations violations in the last 5 years;
- (B) Valid State drivers license;
- (C) Fluency in the English language;
- (D) No chemical dependencies or drug abuse that could interfere with job performance; and
- (E) High school diploma or equivalent.
Aviation Safety Inspector positions have job-related medical requirements. When applicable applicants MUST meet job-related medical requirements which will be assessed and validated during the pre-employment process.
Medical Requirements: Applicants may 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.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FG-9 FG-11 or FG-12 level. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history. In addition applicants MUST meet all of the following:
- (A) Valid unexpired Flight Instructor Certificate with single and multi-engine airplane and instrument airplane ratings. The applicant must have given a minimum of 200 hours of flight instruction in an aircraft;
- (B) Professional flying skill as demonstrated in a flight check to Commercial Pilot Certificate with an instrument rating;
- (C) Possession of Airline Transport Pilot Certificate or Commercial Pilot Certificate with instrument airplane rating;
- (D) Minimum of 100 flight hours within the last 3 years;
- (E) Minimum of 1500 total flight hours;
- (F) Possession of single and multi-engine land airplane ratings; and
- (G) Not more than 2 flying accidents in the last 5 years in which the applicants pilot error was involved.
Specialized experience at the FG-12 grade level involves a wide range of assignments or a few highly complex assignments requiring planning and organization setting priorities without clear or specific guidelines. Examples of this type of experience includes duties as a Director or Assistant Director of Operations for a Title 14 CFR part 121 Operator. Work at this level is typically reviewed only to assess the impact on overall organizational objectives.
Specialized experience at the FG-11 grade level involves a broad scope of responsibility more variety and less clear guidelines. Examples of this type of experience includes duties as a Check Airman for a part 135 operator. Work at this level is typically subject to review to assure compliance with organized policies or regulations and specific guidelines to ensure compliance with organizational policies or regulations.
Specialized experience at the FG-09 grade level involves assignments involving familiar aircraft facilities and equipment. Examples of this type of experience includes duties as a Flight Instructor with a part 142 training center. Work at this level is typically subject to review and specific guidelines to ensure compliance with instructions.
A positive education experience is not required for this position.Preview Job Questionnaire
Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/workinghere/financialdisclosurerequirements
The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity transparency accountability collaboration and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department the traveling public and our nation. As such DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations please consider joining the DOT family.
This position is covered by the Department of Transportations Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.
A permanent change of station (PCS) of $10000 MAY be offered to applicants who meet the criteria in the FAA Travel Policy. This PCS incentive is subject to a twelve month service commitment.
THE LINK BELOW WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TIPS to assist in the application process.
Applications will be rated on an as needed basis.
The Flight Standards Service utilizes a National Centralized Hiring Process (NCHP) for standardized interviewing screening and verification of qualifications and experience of Aviation Safety Inspector applicants.
Applicants may be required to appear in person for an interview and/or other assessments to determine whether they possess the necessary qualifications competencies and personal qualities to successfully perform Aviation Safety Inspector duties. Applicants will be questioned about information on their application and will be required to show appropriate airman certificates ratings and pilot logbooks or other appropriate records of flight time to substantiate that the applicant meets the requirements of this announcement.
Interviews for the Aviation Safety Inspector-General Aviation Operations positions may be conducted at any National Centralized Hiring Process location or via Zoom.
This is a bargaining unit position.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience education and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Resume should be in the proper format with part time or full time hours worked beginning and ending date and a detailed description of duties for each job history.
Provide a copy of your DD214 that shows the type of discharge (honorable general etc)
If you are claiming 10 PT veterans preference provide a copy of your VA disability rating letter with overall combined rating with your application.
All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans preference you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent) or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference you must also submit a completed SF-15 Application for 10-Point Veterans Preference and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15 you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation you will be assessed as a non-veteran.
Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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This job is open to
U.S. citizens nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Individuals with disabilities
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
Open to all U.S. Citizens; VRA; 30% or more; Individuals with Disabilities.
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