Federal Aviation Administration Cartographic Technician in Hilliard, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration
  • 1 vacancy - Hilliard, FL
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Saturday 10/15/2016 (8 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 10/24/2016 (1 day(s) away)

Job Overview

About the Agency

Business Component:

Southern Region, Air Traffic Organization, Eastern Service Area South, Jacksonville ARTCC (ZJX)


Serves as a cartographer under the supervision of the Support Manager for Airspace and Procedures In an Air Traffic Enroute facility. Performs tasks in the collection, evaluation, verification, and selection of information and the preparation, development, construction, and production of radar, video, aeronautical, and other types of charts and visual aids based on accrued information. Prepares statistical graphs and pictorial illustrations for use by operational, administrative, and support personnel.

Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Successful completion of a security investigation will be required.

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-F/FG/GS-7/8. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience may include, but is not limited to experience in cartography or in a related field such as photogrammetry or geodesy, where the work required similar knowledge and skills; the ability to revise existing and construct new accurate aeronautical and special purpose charts, maps, graphs and pictorial illustrations and other related cartographic products. Substitution of education or equivalent combinations of education and experience may be qualifying for this position. Refer to OPM's Operating Manual Qualification Standards at, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-Iv/A/GS-CLER.HTM for more information.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: Graduate education or an internship meets the specialized experience required above only in those instances where it is directly related to the work of the position. Two full years of graduate education or a master's degree meets the requirements for FV-G. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

Schools must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation may be verified at the following website: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

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. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or priority grouping and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

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 initial 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 information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose 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 based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

Security Clearance


Additional Information
What To Expect Next

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.

FAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Other Information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Travel may be required. 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.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility or consideration for employment.

Some, all, or none of the candidates may be interviewed.

Applicants must apply on-line to receive consideration for this vacancy announcement. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications cannot be accepted.

You may also be considered for this vacancy based on eligibility under the 30% or More Disabled Veteran Program, Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment, and Persons with Disabilities/Persons with Targeted Disabilities. To be considered for one of these special hiring authorities, you must identify your eligibility in your questionnaire in the Applicant-Preferred Conditions of Employment section. In addition, you must submit documentation that provides evidence of eligibility as indicated in the "Required Documents" section of the announcement.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information:Locality Pay, COLA

Salary Range: $48,186.00 to $74,695.00 / Salary includes locality payment of 14.35%.

Series & Grade: FV-1371-G/G

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Control Number: 453509200

Job Announcement Number: ASO-ATO-17-A008-50005