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Hiring Bid ANE-ATO-19-RMC-60905 (RETIRED MILITARY)

MJ

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Overview
  • Open & closing dates
    04/29/2019 to 05/20/2019
  • Service
    Excepted
  • Pay scale & grade
    AT AG
  • Salary
    $53,820 to $69,155 per year
    Above salary does not include locality pay. Range is for ATC-5 to ATC-8 level facilities. Position/facility offered will determine adjusted salary.
  • Appointment type
    Temporary - 5 Years
  • Work schedule
    Full-Time

Locations
  • Anchorage, AK Few vacancies
  • Huntsville, AL Few vacancies
  • Montgomery, AL Few vacancies
  • Grand Canyon, AZ Few vacancies
  • Bakersfield, CA Few vacancies
  • Aspen, CO Few vacancies
  • Barrigada, GU Few vacancies
  • Peoria, IL Few vacancies
  • South Bend, IN Few vacancies
  • Terre Haute, IN Few vacancies
  • Monroe, LA Few vacancies
  • Nantucket, MA Few vacancies
  • Portland, ME Few vacancies
  • Duluth, MN Few vacancies
  • Fayetteville, NC Few vacancies
  • Roswell, NM Few vacancies
  • Albany, NY Few vacancies
  • Amarillo, TX Few vacancies
  • El Paso, TX Few vacancies
  • Lubbock, TX Few vacancies
  • Midland, TX Few vacancies
  • Waco, TX Few vacancies
  • Moses Lake, WA Few vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Telework eligible
No

This job is open to
Clarification from the agency
OPEN TO RETIRED MILITARY CONTROLLERS WHO ARE ON TERMINAL LEAVE PENDING RETIREMENT FROM ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE OR HAVE RETIRED FROM ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLYING FOR THE APPOINTMENT; AND, WHO HAVE MAINTAINED AT LEAST 52 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF ATC EXPERIENCE INVOLVING THE FULL-TIME ACTIVE SEPARATION OF AIR TRAFFIC AFTER RECEIPT OF AN ATC CERTIFICATION OR FACILITY RATING WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLICATION WHILE SERVING AT A MILITARY ATC FACILITY.

Announcement number
ANE-ATO-19-RMC-60905
Control number
531983200

Duties
Summary

ATC Spec. in the Terminal option control air traffic at airports and give pilots taxiing & takeoff instructions, air traffic clearances, and advice based on their own observations and information from the National Weather Service, Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC), flight service stations, pilots, and other sources. They transfer control of aircraft to the ARTCC controller when the aircraft leaves assigned airspace and they receive control of aircraft coming into assigned airspace.

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Responsibilities

This is an Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) position responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic through the nation's airspace. Additional information regarding these positions is located at: http://www.faa.gov/jobs/job_opportunities/airtraffic_controllers/.
  • Applicants will only be considered for the geographic location(s) selected in this application. If you are selected for a position, you will be informed of the facility location you are being offered. Selectees will be offered a temporary appointment in the ATCS occupation at an FAA facility based on their geographical preference(s), qualifications, and needs of the agency. Please find additional information in the time limited appointment section.
  • AT-2152 AG is the position level for selectees who are NOT former FAA 2152 Certified Professional Controllers (CPC); salary will be set in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, which states pay shall be set at the lowest developmental pay rate for the assigned facility. Position/facility offered will determine final salary.
  • Appointees will enter the appropriate phase of field training as determined by the assigned facility to prepare for full certification to the CPC level. You must learn the skills needed for operation at higher levels of responsibility and obtain the facility ratings required for full performance at assigned facilities within uniformly applicable time limits.
  • Failure to meet training requirements for or accept promotion to higher grade ATCS positions may constitute grounds for reassignment, demotion or separation from employment.
  • .You will receive on-the-job training and pay increases, as appropriate, upon successful completion of the progressive phases of controller training at your assigned facility. Part of the on-the-job training may require that you complete certain specific training courses at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City, OK.

Travel Required
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
NA
Job family (Series)
2152 Air Traffic Control
Requirements
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.
  • 52 WEEKS OF CONSECUTIVE, ATC POST CERTIFICATION EXPERIENCE REQUIRED; MUST BE WITHIN LAST 5 YEARS.
  • COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.
  • Pre-employment drug and medical examination required.
  • Successful completion of a security investigation is required.
  • Designated or random drug testing required.
  • Requirement for nonstandard duty hours or work week.

Qualifications
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: ALL APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS A MINIMUM OF AT LEAST 52 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL EXPERIENCE INVOLVING THE FULL-TIME ACTIVE SEPARATION OF AIR TRAFFIC AFTER RECEIPT OF AN ATC CERTIFICATION OR FACILITY RATING WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLICATION WHILE SERVING AT A MILITARY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL FACILITY
This experience must have demonstrated possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the level of work. This experience must have provided a comprehensive knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations and procedures governing the movement of air traffic; knowledge of aircraft separation standards and control techniques; and the ability to apply them properly, often under conditions of great stress.
  • Applicants must be able to speak English clearly enough to be understood over radios, intercoms, and similar communications equipment.
  • Applicants MUST submit copies of certifications prior to the closing date of the announcement. (The 52 weeks of consecutive, certified experience cannot include any FAA Academy or military training time prior to certification, as this is not considered "live" air traffic) and must have been within 5 years of application.
  • Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their Work History. Work history and supporting certificate(s) MUST support the applicant performing as an ATCS for a minimum of 52 consecutive weeks following the issue date of the certification.
  • Applicants MUST document hours per week within their work history/resume (full time experience is credited as 40 hours per week, part time hours will be pro-rated based on 40 hrs per week).
  • Maximum Retention Age: 5 U.S.C. 8335 (a) and 5 U.S.C. 8425 (a) require mandatory separation at age 56 in a career controller position.
  • Applicants who are prior Academy and/or field training failures may not be considered.
  • Basis of Rating: Applications/resumes from qualified candidates will be referred to the selecting official via priority grouping based upon their veterans' preference category.
Pre-employment medical clearance: Applicants selected for ATCS positions must pass a medical examination that includes psychological screening prior to appointment. Applicants with prior military service are encouraged to obtain a sealed copy of their military medical records prior to discharge and to retain these records to be provided upon request if selected.
Security Clearance: This position requires an Access National Agency Check and Inquiry with Credit (ANACI) or higher, based on the facility, prior to appointment unless a waiver is obtained.
Requirement of nonstandard duty hours or work week: Incumbent may be required to work irregular duty hours or a nonstandard work week or tour of duty.
Education

There is no educational substitute for the required 52 weeks of specialized experience (52 consecutive, post certified ATC experience within 5 years of application).

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Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.

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.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's 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.

Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen. Direct Hire Authority will be used to fill this position. The 'Rule of Three', Veterans Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to this vacancy.
Entrance on Duty Requirements (EOD): If you are unable to complete all of the pre-employment requirements within 90 days from the date of receiving a tentative offer letter, the FAA may rescind your job offer for this vacancy. You MUST submit a copy of your DD Form-214, or written documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Time Limited Appointment: Individuals selected under this announcement will receive an initial five (5) year time limited appointment. The Air Traffic Organization may request two extensions of two years each, followed by a one-year extension. The total time served on a time-limited appointment MUST NOT exceed 10 years, and is still subject to Age 56 limitations.
Interview: Candidates for ATCS positions may be subject to pre-appointment interviews to determine whether they possess the personal characteristics necessary to perform air traffic control work.
Position Level and Salary: The pay plan and occupational code/series for new appointments will be AT-2152. Pay will be set in accordance with the applicable provisions of the collective bargaining agreement based on the individual's experience and duty station; however the position (career) level will be commensurate with the AG pay band in order to fulfill the requirements for appropriate facility training.
Age 56 Limitations: 5 USC 8335(a) and 5 USC 8425(a) require mandatory separation at age 56 for employees in career controller positions. The not-to-exceed date for appointments and extensions must not exceed the last day of the month in which the Retired Military Controller (RMC) reaches age 56. Under no circumstances will RMC's receive extensions or appointments in covered positions that allow them to remain in, or be appointed to, the positions past the last day of the month that they become 56 years of age.
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.

Radar experience may be used as a quality ranking factor when referring applicants to radar facilities.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents
Certified ATC experience required; Copies of certifications MUST be submitted. Include copies of both front and back of certifications, if applicable (Ex: Pink card with designated facility or position ratings on the back of card, CTO card with designated facility on the back of card). Military training records may also be utilized if they document the type of facility or position rating earned and the date it was received. These certifications/training records must match up with experience documented in your work history/resume in order to verify the required 52 consecutive weeks of ATC experience involving the full-time active separation of air traffic after receipt of an ATC certification or facility rating within 5 years of application.

Applicants MUST provide either a Member 4 copy of DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or if final DD214 not yet received, official orders or document for terminal leave pending discharge from active duty. Terminal leave documents must include beginning/ending dates of active duty and type of discharge.

Forms:
  • SF-15 : Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference

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
APPLICANTS MUST UPLOAD ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AT THE SAME TIME AS SUBMISSION OF THE ONLINE APPLICATION. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. YOU MUST UPLOAD ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IN ORDER FOR YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED.
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.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE OR EDUCATION.

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the USAJOBS resume builder in the creation of resumes.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:

  • Job Title (include series and grade if Federal Job)
  • Duties (be specific in describing your duties)
  • Employer's name and address
  • Supervisor name and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month, day and year (e.g. June 18 2007 to April 05 2008)
  • Full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week)
  • Salary
Determining length of General or Specialized Experience is dependent on the above information and failure to provide ALL of this information may result in a finding of ineligible.

You may upload completed documents to your USAJOBS Account. This will provide you the opportunity to utilize the uploaded information again when applying for future vacancies. Please see this guide, Document Upload Guide, for more information on uploading and re-using the documents in your applications.

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Agency contact information
New England Regional HR Services


Phone
(781) 238-7280

Fax
(781) 238-7283

Email
[email protected]

Address
Federal Aviation Administration
ANE Regional HR Services Division
1200 District Avenue
AHF-E200
Burlington, MA 01803
US
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TheFullMonty

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Just want to confirm this is for people who have served 20 years and retired or individuals who have separated yet still have 52 weeks of consecutive ATC experience? thanks.
 

MJ

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I just applied for it kept getting ineligible, changed a question saying I retired from the military and was considered eligible? very weird lol
That is weird. It's almost like bid ANE-ATO-19-RMC-60905 (RETIRED MILITARY) that's OPEN TO RETIRED MILITARY CONTROLLERS WHO ARE ON TERMINAL LEAVE PENDING RETIREMENT FROM ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE OR HAVE RETIRED FROM ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLYING FOR THE APPOINTMENT is only for retired military.
 

TheFullMonty

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That is weird. It's almost like bid ANE-ATO-19-RMC-60905 (RETIRED MILITARY) that's OPEN TO RETIRED MILITARY CONTROLLERS WHO ARE ON TERMINAL LEAVE PENDING RETIREMENT FROM ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE OR HAVE RETIRED FROM ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLYING FOR THE APPOINTMENT is only for retired military.
Yes I can read lol, just seems odd for the FAA to do this. Also then it should've been opened to VRA only and not the public.
 

TheFullMonty

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Not sure why I'm getting trolled just wanting to discuss the opening lol.
Sorry I know us Marines are a bit slower.. Left my crayons at home today to take notes from you over achievers.



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