Federal Aviation Administration Executive Director, Accountability Board in Washington, District Of Columbia

Federal Aviation Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 10/14/2016 (7 day(s) ago)

** Closes Friday 11/4/2016 (14 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

Amendment Date: 10/19/2016 Amendment Note: This vacancy has been amended to remove "HR" from the first line under job duties. All current applicants need not reapply to receive consideration.

Business Component:

Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seeks a seasoned executive with substantial experience providing direction and oversight to ensure reported allegations of sexual harassment, misconduct of a sexual nature, or misconduct based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age and disability or related reprisal are responded to in a timely and appropriate manner consistent with Federal law and regulation and agency policy.

Specifically, the Executive Director, Accountability Board:

  • Directs the overall day-to-day operations of the Accountability Board, including chairing meetings and monitoring all reported allegations and their outcomes to ensure compliance with Federal regulation and the interests of the Agency are served.
  • Builds strategic alliances with Line of Business/Staff Office leaders to explore and determine options to resolve conflicts, problematic issues or concerns and eradicate systemic problems.
  • Creates and uses metrics to drive the strategy and direction of the Accountability Board, reduce valid complaints and recommend changes to the score of the Board.
  • Drives a "one FAA" culture of accountability, professionalism, transparency, and innovation.
  • Actively promotes, supports, and participates in the FAA Equal Opportunity Program and helps identify and resolve EEO issues or complaints.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • Top Secret Clearance Required.

As a basic requirement for entry into the FAA Executive System, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and is directly related to the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined under the Leadership and Technical Requirements listed below.

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following has been determined to be a selective factor for this position. This means possession of this criterion is part of the minimum qualifications and is essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Applicants who do not possess this criterion are ineligible for further consideration.

  • LEADERSHIP REQUIREMENT: Do you have experience in achieving operational results? If so, provide examples of ways you have exercised leadership to deliver significant results. Explain how you established goals, assessed outcomes, and improved products and services. Indicate how you identified and met customers' requirements and addressed the needs of stakeholders. Include examples of complex problems you solved or difficult obstacles that you overcame as a leader. Your description should include (1) the size and complexity of organizations you have led, (2) the scope of programs you have managed, and (3) the impact of your results on customers and other stakeholders.

  • LEADERSHIP REQUIREMENT: Do you have experience leading people? If yes, describe the size of the organization and number and types of positions you have managed. Discuss ways that you have established and maintained positive work environments and prevented or eliminated discrimination or harassment. Describe ways that you have mentored and developed employees and built individual and team performance. Discuss how you have established and led teams to deliver products and services. Include in your description experience in leading others in a matrix environment across organizations.

  • LEADERSHIP REQUIREMENT: Do you have experience building relationships? If yes, describe (1) the types of individuals with whom you routinely collaborate; and (2) the purpose and outcomes of the communication. Discuss your experience in communicating and cooperating with others to achieve goals. Provide examples of how you have built relationships to achieve consensus and how you were able to obtain the cooperation of others with competing priorities and perspectives. Describe how you effectively communicate information within and outside of your organization.

  • LEADERSHIP REQUIREMENT: Do you have experience leading strategic change? If yes, describe examples of strategic changes that you led for your organization; describe the entities that the change affected (agency, industry, organizational components). Discuss obstacles you encountered and how you overcame them to the benefit of the agency. Include in your description ways that you applied long-range vision, developed strategies, and applied innovative ideas and techniques.

  • TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying Federal law and regulation related to sexual harassment and orientation and other matters that may reasonably be expected to create an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, or disability.

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

Security Clearance

Top Secret

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications and determine your ranking. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement. You will be notified of the outcome.

FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Office of Civil Rights (ACR)


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Other Information

Travel may be required. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. Veterans preference does not apply to the FAA Executive System. 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 is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information:Locality Pay, COLA

Salary Range: $124,900.00 to $175,700.00 / Salary will be set within the range based on qualifications, experience and equivalent peer salaries in the organization. Locality pay will be added.

Series & Grade: EV-0340-02/02

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Control Number: 453383700

Job Announcement Number: EXE-AHR-17-2-50058