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Company: FAA
Location: Anchorage, AK
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


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Analyzes and interprets criteria related to all aspects of airport and aviation planning.

Reviews, provides technical guidance and accepts airport master and system plans prepared by airport sponsors, State aeronautical agencies, and metropolitan planning agencies.

Provides technical guidance for the preparation and coordination of local, metro, and state system airport demand forecasts and Airport Layout Plans. Reviews and approves local airport demand forecasts and Airport Layout Plans.

Assists in the development of the ADO/RO Airports Capital Improvement Program (ACIP) and may assist with the administration of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program.

Assists environmental specialists in the collection of data and develops documents required for satisfying requirements of National Environmental Policy Act. Reviews airport sustainability programs and other environmental programs.

Provides assistance to Airport Sponsors to ensure land use compatibility including consultation in the development of zoning requirements on and off airports. Ensures planning results are in compliance with applicable Grant Assurances.

Assists in developing the ADO input to the National Plan of integrated Airports System (NPIAS) and conducts reviews to ensure that FAA guidance is being met during the initial submittal of NPIAS entry/removal requests.

Reviews and approves land use compatibility plans, change in land use requests, land releases, and land acquisition documents. These actions may require review of appraisals submitted by sponsors to ensure that land acquired under a project is properly configured, has good title and cost is reasonable. Ensures conformance with the Uniform Relocation Act.

Prepares correspondence for review by management. Correspondence may include Congressional responses, briefing papers, approval letters, and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development.

Provides advisory and technical guidance to the public on all aspects of project implementation, including airport planning and programming, airspace, airport design standards, and contract administration.

Participates in community activities, such as Advisory Committees, public workshops, and public meetings or hearings.

Provides technical guidance and reviews planning consultant contracts, including determination of reasonableness of cost, to ensure that selection is in accordance with professional services procurement requirements.

Reviews benefit/cost and life-cycle costs analyses.

Reviews and makes recommendation for modification of standards requests to management and/or RO. May forward recommendations to RO for approval.

Conducts project justifications and eligibility analyses to ensure projects are ready for grant funding. Provides recommendation for grant funding and programming.

Maintains project status using the Office of Airports database system (SOAR). Possesses a complete understanding of grant project management and associated financial reports.

Performs project close-out review and prepares recommendation to management for grant financial completion, including eligible final payment or recovery as appropriate.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Documents

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30% or More Disabled Veteran Program: You must submit a DD 214, Certificate of Discharge (Member 4 copy is preferred), and supporting documentation as required by form SF-15 such as an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from branch of the Armed Forces certifying to the present existence of the veteran's service-connected disability.

Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Targeted Disabilities Appointment: You must provide proof of disability documentation (i.e. Schedule A Letter) that:

Is on official stationery/letterhead with an official signature.
Clearly states that you are eligible for appointment under the PWD/PWTD hiring authority or a Schedule A appointment authority as outlined in 5 CFR Section 213.3102(u).
Does not need to detail the specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation.

This position has a positive education requirement; college transcripts are required for ALL candidates newly appointed to the FAA in the 20 series.

College transcripts must be submitted from current FAA employees applying for internal vacancies if they have never held a position in the, 20 series with the FAA.

College transcripts are not required from current FAA employees who are currently occupying a 20 series.

If selected, official transcripts are required prior to employment.

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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

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How To Apply

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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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Amendment Date: 10/28/2021

Amendment Note: Announcement amended to reflect correct locality pay for Anchorage, Alaska Read more Agency contact information Mike Robie Phone

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