24 Aug
Supervisory Aviation Technical Systems Specialist (Deputy Division Director for Regulatory Operations)
Missouri, Kansas city

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  • Duties




Serves as the Deputy Division Director for Regulatory Operations, Compliance and Airworthiness Division, Aircraft Certification Service.

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The incumbent shares with the Division Director overall authority for the administrative and technical direction of the Division's program activities. Serves as a principal advisor and assistant to the Division Director with respect to the functions assigned to the Division.

Serves as back-up and a principal advisor to the Division Director. Exercises decision rights delegated by the Division Director. Support the Division Director to establish, maintain, and execute overall strategic vision and manage change across the division. Assures expert technical advice to the Division Director on application of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and current policies related to the certification and continued operational safety of aviation products, parts and appliances.

Defines and assigns accountability for key internal performance objectives. Oversees execution of overall strategic vision and direction set for the division to ensure effective and efficient attainment of organizational goals. Engages branch managers in monitoring division performance relative to key performance indicators and making adjustments necessary to achieve key performance objectives. Manages division funds. Works with management team to identify resource needs and advocates for resources on behalf of the division. Monitors organizational health and adjusts practices across the division to encourage diversity and inclusion, communication, collaboration, and innovation in the resolution of issues. Guides division management in empowering employees and holding them accountable to AIR's vision, focus areas, and initiatives.

Establishes and maintains effective communications and assures a high level of service to all organizational elements of AIR as well as other offices throughout the agency. Partners directly with AIR senior leadership, other AVS services/offices, the aviation industry, and other civil aviation authorities to develop plans and processes that meet the needs of a wide spectrum of stakeholders. Represents the FAA at aviation events, industry conferences, and other civil aviation authority meetings on a variety of technical areas and concerns.

Monitors and evaluates performance. Executes personnel actions and/or corrective/disciplinary actions. Works to prepare employees for future opportunities across the division, with a focus on continuity of operations and long term organizational success.

Relates Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) concepts to overall supervisory/managerial responsibilities. Implements those EEO programs for which supervisors/managers have assigned responsibilities. Demonstrates the ability to treat all employees in a fair and equitable manner without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation. Maintains currency with regard to supervisory/managerial requirements for EEO programs, discrimination complaints, Accountability Board issues, and special EEO program efforts where applicable. Provides input to the identification and resolution of Accountability Board issues, and EEO problems and cooperates with Accountability Board and EEO officials on matters pertaining to problems and complaints.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

2186 Technical Systems Program Manager

  • Requirements



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)

  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.

  • A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be required.


Specialized Experience: In addition to the basic requirements, all applicants must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (FV-K or FG/GS-15). Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Experience developing and executing and overall strategic vision for an organization.

  • Experience working across multiple organizational elements to achieve high level agency objectives.

  • Experience overseeing development and interpretation of policy.


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