Scientific & Technical Advisor for Human Factors (FV-0101-J)

Position: Scientific & Technical Advisor for Human Factors (FV-0101-J)

Duty location: Washington, DC

Salary range: $97,825.00 - $151,656.00; A fixed relocation payment will be paid

Summary of duties: 

The FAA's Human Factors Division provides scientific and technical support for civil aviation human factors for the flight crew domain. Human factors for flight crew includes such areas as flight standards, flight deck operations, aviation maintenance operations, aircrew training, and applications of aviation technologies.

 If selected for this position, you will be the primary program manager for significant portions of flight deck research programs and associated projects and contracts, working under management oversight. You will assist research sponsors and work with senior staff in assessing human performance issues and defining research requirements. You will lead or participate in multi-disciplinary teams including, for example, pilots, air traffic controllers, software developers, manufacturer representatives, airline representatives, airport authority representatives, system safety engineers and human factors researchers to ensure that concepts, operational improvements, and research management plans are focused on solving flight crew performance issues for the national airspace system including the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). 

For additional job requirements and application information, please visit: - Current and former federal employees, Open: Saturday 1/14/2017 – Monday 1/30/2017 - U.S. citizens,  Open: Saturday 1/14/2017 - Saturday 1/28/2017

Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered. 

Please also note that official transcripts are required unless you are currently or have previously served in a FV-101 series position.

Additional opportunities exist in Washington, DC for developing professionals working as human factors specialists supporting research and engineering for flight deck and air traffic control programs.  Human factors for ATC includes ATC systems, operations, and acquisitions, technical operations (maintenance) support, personnel selection and training, and communication, navigation, and surveillance system integration.