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Management and Financial Analyst

Company: Federal Aviation Administration
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This incumbent is a recognized subject matter expert for the Office of Airports (ARP) regional level on all aspects of ARP's financial assistance programs, consisting of the Airports Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP), Airport Improvement Program (AIP), Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program and other aid programs. Also serves as the region's senior specialist for the System of Airports Reporting (SOAR) database used to manage these programs. Responsibilities The Airports Financial Assistance Programs Specialist provides overall guidance and direction to the Managers and Program Managers in the Region/Airports District Offices (ADOs).Interprets legislation, regulations, orders, and national policies, procedures and other guidance pertaining to the ACIP, AIP and PFC programs in providing consultation and guidance to the ADOs, government agencies, consultants, aviation industry representatives, and the public.Establishes regional policy pertaining to the ACIP, AIP and PFC programs.Provides oversight and guidance to the ADOs in developing the region's annual ACIP, including assigning planning ceilings, conducting reviews, and providing feedback.Manages the distribution of AIP discretionary funds to the ADOs to ensure the funding of the highest priority projects on the region's ACIP.Assists the ADOs, public agencies, and consultants in interpreting legislation, regulations, and national and regional policy regarding AIP program and/or PFC program eligibility of airport planning, development and land acquisition projects.Provides consultation and guidance to ADOs on AIP grant management activities relating to grant obligations, procurement, contract requirements, sponsor certification, project formulation, project application, project accomplishment, grant offer, grant agreement, amendments, payments, civil rights requirements and audits.Oversees the region's PFC program, including the processing of PFC applications, notices of intent and amendments; the monitoring of PFC collections, disbursements and project implementation, and the closeout of PFC applications and notices of intent. Reviews and provides input to the ADOs on PFC applications, notices of intent and amendments. Prepares the Final Agency Decision on PFC applications for small, medium and large hub airports.Provides training and assistance to ADO and Regional personnel on ARP's financial assistance programs and the SOAR database as needed or requested.Represents ARP Great Lakes Region on matters pertaining to ARP's financial assistance programs at meetings and conferences.Participates in or leads national teams to review current policy and guidance. Makes recommendations for changes to national policy.Briefs ARP Great Lakes Region management on AIP and PFC program status and significant issues on a regular basis.Reports on the status of meeting ARP Great Lakes Region and national goals and objectives of the AIP and PFC programs on a quarterly basis or as otherwise requested. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications To qualify for this position at the FV-J band you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS-13 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 using Airport Capital Improvement Plans and programming airport planning and development projects for obtaining federal funding. Experience in reviewing and fulfilling AIP Grant applications. Experience in reviewing and modifying PFC applications, notices of intent and amendments in accordance with FAA AMS. Experience in preparation and presentation of briefings and reports for management, other high level government officials, congressional staff and the public. Knowledge of AIP and PFC statutes, regulations, and policy; sufficient to interpret and apply them in day-to-day work activities.Applicants should include examples of specialized experience in their work history.Qualifications 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. Education Education cannot be substituted for experience at the FV-J level. 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. U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.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 CHOSE FOR EACH KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.Eligible applicants 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.This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: FAA is an excepted service agency. Basic Federal employee benefits remain the same as other Federal agencies.This is not a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

Keywords: Federal Aviation Administration, Des Plaines , Management and Financial Analyst, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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