Deputy Director, Office of Environment & Energy

Posted on May 22, 2020

Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation

Washington, DC

The Office of Environment and Energy develops, recommends, and coordinates national and international standards, policy and guidance, research and studies, and analytical capabilities on aviation environmental and energy matters.

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 that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Leadership and Technical Requirements listed below.Leadership Requirementsn1.

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.2.

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.3.

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.4.

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.nTechnical Requirementsn1.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT: Experience in the development and management of national and international aviation environmental and energy policies.2.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT: Experience in leading research, engineering and development aviation environmental programs including working with federal agencies, universities, and industry to address science and research issues concerning aviation environmental issues.

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