SUPERVISORY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SPECIALIST (TERMINAL) Job in March AFB, California – Department of the Air Force



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Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 96332
Start Date: 05/14/2019
End Date: 06/10/2019

Qualification Summary
QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the {general / specialized} experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, {Air Traffic Control Series for GS-2152}. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes a comprehensive knowledge of appropriate air traffic control laws, rules, and regulations. Examples of specialized experience include issuing control instructions and advice to pilots in the vicinity of airports to assure proper separation of aircraft and to expedite their safe and efficient movement. This specialization also requires ability to act decisively under stressful situations and to maintain alertness over sustained periods of pressure; skill to coordinate plans and actions with pilots and other controllers; and judgment to select and take the safest and most effective course of action from among several available choices. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-11 grade/level or equivalent position in the federal service FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-­grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of a comprehensive body of operational FAA, USAF, AFRES, and base ATC directives and regulations.2. Knowledge of sound management principles and techniques required to supervise ATC specialises.3. Knowledge of standard administrative and correspondence practices required to direct day-to-day operational processes, USAF/AFRES standard operating procedures, rank, structure, and customs and courtesies.4. Ability to meet medical standards for A TC duty as specified by USAF regulation, IA W OPM Handbook dated 8/94.5. Skill to meet and maintain qualification in specialty.6. Ability to make rapid and precise judgments in a real-time work situation, remain calm under conditions that are stressful, coordinate at times many different processes at once, and adjust rapidly to changes in the traffic pattern and tempo of work activity.7. Knowledge of USAF/AFRES Equal Employment Opportunity Program policies and goals and ability co ensure they are followed.8. Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods, while controlling aircraft in a dimly lit IFR room. Ability to perform light lifting, some walking, climbing, bending and stooping. Other significant facts pertaining to this position are:
1. Must possess current and valid FAA/ATC specialist certification.
2. Position is designated noncritical sensitive IAW AF! 31-501. Secret clearance is required.
3. This position is designated by Air Force as a testing designated position (TDP) under the Air Force Civilian Drug Testing· Program. As mandatory requirement for employment in this TDP, the incumbent is (a) to refrain from use of illegal drugs and (b) if requested, submit to urinalysis testing. ;The selectee must sign a statement acknowledging the position occupied is identified as TDP
4. May require overtime and is subject to rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays. Requires irregular hours and may require short notice recall to support unscheduled emergency air traffic and/or contingencies/exercises to support the mission. Duty schedule and limited manning dictates the mid-shift meal to be an in-place 20 minute on the clock lunch break.
5. May be required to perform temporary duty away from March ARB – 5 USC 5546a – DIFFERENTIAL PAY FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION
(a) The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (hereafter in this section referred to as the
“Administrator”) and the Secretary of Defense (hereafter in this section referred to as the “Secretary”) may pay
premium pay at the rate of 5 per centum of the applicable rate of basic pay to-
(1) Any employee of the Federal Aviation Administration or the Department of Defense who is-
(2) Occupying a position in the air traffic controller series classified not lower than GS-9 and located in an air traffic
control center or terminal or in a flight service station
Premium pay statement: this position may be entitled to 5% premium pay as authorized by 5USC 5546a (a)(1) MAXIMUM ENTRY AGE: A maximum age for original entry into an identified ATC position is 36. An individual shall
NOT be appointed or assigned to an ATC position if that appointment can not be accomplished prior to the last day of
the month in which the individual reaches his/her 36th birthday. Applicants over the age limits must meet re-entry
or age waiver requirements accordance with DoD 1400.25-M Change 8, dated 20 Jun 05, Department of Defense
Civilian Personnel Manual, Subchapter 331, Civilian Air Traffic Controllers. Any individual who has reached the
mandatory separation age (56) is NOT eligible for employment/reemployment as an ATC (5 U.S.C. 3323(a)
(reference (b)). Civilian Air Traffic Controllers.
*NOTE: ATCs have a mandatory separation age of 56. This position is covered as an Air Traffic Controller under 5
USC 2109. This position is subject to the special retirement provisions for Air Traffic Controllers under CSRS and
FERS (5 USC 3382, Involuntary Separation for Retirement; 5 USC 8335(a) and 8425(a), Mandatory Separation; 5
USC 8336(e), Immediate Retirement; 5 USC 8339(3) and 8415(d), Computation of annuity, and 8412(e). RE-ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: ATC Specialist in receipt of a refund, of retirement contributions for the years of
service covered under special retirement, will not receive service credit towards the 20 years required to retire under
special retirement coverage, unless the redeposit is paid in full prior to date of retirement. REQUIREMENTS: Air traffic control specialists in all specializations must possess or obtain, within uniformly
applicable time limits, the facility ratings required for full performance at the facility where the position is located.
Applicants must possess or obtain a valid Air Traffic Control Specialist Certificate and/or Control Tower Operator
Certificate, if appropriate. MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS: In general, air traffic control specialist applicants and employees must have the
capacity to perform the essential functions of these positions without risk to themselves or others. The provision of
sufficient information about physical capacity for employment requires that before appointment, applicants undergo
appropriate pre-employment physical/medical evaluations. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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