Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Clerk (Typing) in Wichita, Kansas
Serves as an Aviation and Automation Clerk in a Flight Standards field office. Performs a full range of clerical and automation duties in support of the office. The incumbent works under the supervision of Wichita Flight Standards District Office Manager.
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Prepares or assists in preparing reports (such as accident, incident, violation, recurring, and special reports) by obtaining information, creating files, preparing control sheets, copying and distributing preliminary and final report documents, reviewing for accuracy and completeness, and obtaining signatures. Maintains individual report logs.
Processes FAA-issued certificates and authorizations.
Supports Pilot Proficiency Award (WINGS) Program by logging recipient information, verifying eligibility, and preparing certificate.
Enters information into various computer programs (such as Aircraft Management Information System (AMIS), Operation Specification Subsystems (OPSS) Vital Information Subsystem (VIS), and Enforcement Information System (EIS). Recognizes and resolves obvious inaccuracies in data prior to entry. Retrieves data concerning airmen records / certificates, violation histories and aircraft registrations, from the National Data Base and the EIS data base.
Assembles and inputs information into computer programs, and retrieves and prints the output. Backs up and archives automated files.
Receives incoming telephone calls and answers routine inquiries. Directs all other incoming calls appropriately. Makes telephone calls in support of office functions, such as scheduling necessary repair and maintenance services, requisitioning supplies, and making transportation and hotel reservations. Greets visitors, determines individuals' needs, assists when possible, and refers others appropriately .
May prepare Time and Attendance (T&A;) forms for office personnel, maintain supporting documentation and submit to appropriate payroll office.
Uses typewriter and word processor to prepare reports, letters, memoranda, and other documents from drafts or tape recordings. Receives, sorts, and distributes incoming correspondence control system and suspense files.
25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.
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0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant
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)
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FG/GS-4 level work in the Federal Service. 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: Experience receiving and controlling correspondence, maintaining time and attendance records, maintaining filing systems, assembling and entering information into various automated programs and retrieving data from automated systems.
Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.
Qualification must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Please ensure 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.
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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.
Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted.
If you need to submit additional documents to supplement your on-line application, e.g. transcripts, SF-50, or veterans' documentation, you may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to (206) 231-4150 on or before the closing date of this announcement. Please include your name and the vacancy announcement number on each of your faxed pages and redact all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), such as social security number and date of birth.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.
In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA in your work history, please include WORK HISTORY THAT DESCRIBES HOW YOU MEET THE ANSWER YOU CHOOSE 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. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.
Eligible applicant meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA); listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.
The FAA is an excepted service agency. Basic Federal employee benefits remain the same as other Federal agencies.
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
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Drug test required
- Required Documents
If you need to submit additional documents to supplement your on-line application, e.g. transcripts, SF-50, or veterans' documentation, you may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS. Supplemental documentation can also be faxed to (206) 231-4150 on or before the closing date of this announcement.
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.
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.
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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.
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)
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.
Agency contact information
Sharon Ledbetter, HR Specialist
Federal Aviation Administration ASW Human Resources 10101 Hillwood Parkway Ft. Worth, TX US
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Candidates for FAA positions are evaluated using our Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system. AVIATOR compares your skills and experience as described in your application with the requirements of the position. If you are found to be an eligible, highly-qualified candidate, you will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration. (In some cases, individuals with priority for special consideration must be considered and selected before other candidates.) Whether or not you are contacted for an interview depends upon the location of the position and the judgment of the selecting official.
Important - If you make any change to your application, you must resubmit it. If you change your application and do not resubmit it, your changes will not be considered part of your application package, and your previous application will be considered.
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- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/504837800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 07/12/2018 to 08/01/2018
Pay scale & grade: FG 5
Salary: $33,394 to $43,414 per year Salary includes 15.37% locality for Wichita, KS.
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time