Federal Aviation Administration Project Support in Washington, District Of Columbia

  • Duties



The incumbent provides project support for interior design and space management projects and initiatives. Collaborates and coordinates with ALO-300 project team in planning and executing project requirements. Provides administrative support on a full range of issues and processes related to ALO-300. Researches industry best practices, furniture and design resources. Assists project managers in regards to collecting and analyzing data/information for projects as needed.

Business Component:

Assistant Administrator for Finance and Management, Office of the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regions and Property Operations, Aviation Logistics Organization, Design and Construction Division (ALO-300)

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Supports ALO’s Design and Construction Division (ALO-300) architects, project managers, and interior designers on executing FAA interior space design nation-wide. Provides project support for interior design and space management projects and initiatives.

Performs a combination of routine and multiple assignments under the general direction of a manager or a project/program manager to include:

  • Collaborating and coordinating with ALO-300 project teams in planning and executing project requirements.
  • Provides administrative support on a full range of issues and processes related to ALO-300 projects.
  • Participates in project-related meetings and working sessions with end-users.
  • Assists the project managers in scheduling meetings, developing agendas, capturing meeting notes; and preparing status reports and briefings.
  • Demonstrates some independence in planning time and using assigned resources to accomplish tasks or small projects.

Researches industry best practices, furniture and design resources such as, but not limited to: design industry contacts, finishes, equipment; coordinates and prepares resource documents and design boards. Applies policies and procedures (i.e., Standard Operating Procedures /SOP's).

Assists project managers in regards to collecting and analyzing data/information for projects as needed. Prioritizes tasks and multi-tasks to satisfy swift and critical response requirements.

Travel Required

75% or less - The job may require up to 75% travel.

Supervisory status


Who May Apply
This job is open to…

FAA Employees - Agency Employees Only

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0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program

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  • 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)
  • 75% or less Domestic Travel is required

To qualify for this position all applicants must demonstrate one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to the next lower grade (FG/GS-5-9 or pay band level FV-F) in the Federal service. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of that position. To be creditable, SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE must have been at least equivalent to the next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE includes: Experience utilizing Procurement Request Information System Management (PRISM).

All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Applicants must include examples of their SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE in their work history.


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Additional information

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.


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In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

  1. Applicants may be asked to verify information they have provided on their application for employment with the FAA.

  2. Please ensure that you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

  3. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACORECompensation.htm

  4. NATCA Bargaining Agreement, Article 42, Section 5 states "If the Agency decides to interview any qualified employee on the selection list, then all on the list who are qualified must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through a comparative process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list. If it is determined that interviews are required and telephone interviews are not utilized, travel expenses incidental to these interviews will be paid in accordance with the Agency's travel regulations and this Agreement".

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.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Drug test required


  • Required Documents


Required Documents

All applicants must submit a recent copy of their SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) that meets the requirements specified below. Failure to do so may result in no further consideration for this vacancy.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/.

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.

  • Benefits



A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply


How to Apply

You must apply online to receive consideration. Your application must have a status of "Received" by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the Close Date for it to be accepted. If you are applying for positions associated with FAA registers, your application must have a status of "Received" each time a referral list is created in order to receive consideration for positions associated with register.


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Agency contact information
Christine Frazier

202 267-2929






Federal Aviation Administration HQ Human Resource Services Division, AHF-100 800 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC US

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  • Selective Service
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493861300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 03/14/2018 to 04/04/2018

Service: Excepted

Pay scale & grade: FV G

Salary: $57,089 to $88,494 per year The salary listed above includes 28.22% locality rate for Washington, DC Metro Area.

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time