Search for Jobs

705 Results
Preferred
Federal Aviation Administration
Washinton, DC, United States
5 days ago
Preferred
Federal Aviation Administration
Washington, DC, United States
5 days ago
Preferred
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
Washington, D.C./Hybrid, United States
13 days ago
Preferred
Littler Mendelson PC
St. Louis, MO, United States
16 days ago
Preferred
Marble Law
Remote/Multiple Locations, United States
16 days ago
Preferred
Duane Morris LLP
San Francisco, CA, United States
18 days ago
Preferred
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Portland, OR, United States
19 days ago
Preferred
Littler Mendelson PC
Irvine, CA, United States
23 days ago
Preferred
Duane Morris LLP
Los Angeles, CA, United States
23 days ago
Preferred
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Portland, OR, United States
25 days ago
Preferred
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Minneapolis, MN, United States
26 days ago
Preferred
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Portland, OR, United States
30+ days ago
Preferred
Fisher & Phillips LLP
Portland, OR, United States
30+ days ago
1 - 25 Results of 705
Spotlight Preferred
Federal Aviation Administration
Washinton, Dist. Columbia, United States
5 days ago

Description

The Assistant Chief Counsel for Airports and Environmental Law (AGC-600) is located the Office of the Chief Counsel. The Assistant Chief Counsel for Airports and Environmental Law provides executive direction and oversight for all aspects of legal services supporting the agency’s activity on airport and environmental matters, including relationships with state and local governments. Specifically, the Assistant Chief Counsel for Airports and Environmental Law provides legal advice concerning policies and procedures for airport planning and programs, as well as providing legal guidance on rulemaking concerning airport and 
environmental law matters. The Assistant Chief Counsel works with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to represent the FAA in federal court litigation concerning airport and environmental law matters. In addition, the Assistant Chief Counsel provides executive leadership and oversight for all aspects of legal services related to the FAA’s legislative program and coordinating agency legislative policy (including implementation). This position has oversight of the agency’s representation on legislative matters, including pending bills, resolutions, hearing preparation, drafting of Congressional witness testimony, Administration legislative proposals, executive orders, and proclamations related to airports and environmental legal issues. The incumbent executes these duties and responsibilities through a geographically dispersed organization of approximately 30 attorneys and support professionals. 

*Please click on job link to apply- https://www.usajobs.gov/job/668293900.



Requirements

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


1. Directs planning, policy development, and execution of all legal aspects relating to airports and environmental law programs for the FAA and the Office of the Chief Counsel. Directs and coordinates legal sufficiency review of programs and policies to ensure program activities are consistent with the priorities of the FAA Administrator and Chief Counsel. The incumbent serves as the airports and environmental law subject matter expert, and provides advice and counsel in support of the FAA’s airports and environmental law programs. Acts independently to correct deficiencies and implement program improvements. 

2. Renders opinions and interpretations of FAA’s airports and environmental authority and policies consistent with government statutes, Executive Orders, and applicable Department of Transportation (DOT) and FAA policies.

3. Oversees all legal aspects of FAA’s airports and environmental law management programs in both headquarters and the regional offices, including litigation, 
training, policy formation, and evaluation of services provided by client offices.

4. Implements legal aspects of airports management, related strategic and organizational initiatives, and tracks and monitors their completion. Directs expert
legal advice regarding all aspects of agency policies relating to airports, including the Airport Improvement Program, Passenger Facility Charge Program, Airport Compliance Program, airport noise and access restrictions, and other airport policy initiatives.

5. Implements legal aspects of environmental management, related strategic and organizational initiatives, and goals to include tracking and monitoring their completion. Provides expert legal advice regarding all aspects of agency policies relating to assessments of the environmental impact of airport development projects; airspace redesigns, performance based air traffic procedures, and military special use airspace; and commercial space launch site (spaceport) and launch/reentry operator license.

6. Establishes objectives and strategies for subordinates in support of the airports and environmental law goals of the FAA. Directs the work of subordinate managers and staff attorneys working within the Airports and Environmental Law Division. Assigns tasks and responsibilities to subordinate managers. Monitors and evaluates the performance of subordinate managers and their staff. Makes conclusive personnel decisions affecting subordinates. 

7. Interacts routinely with executives at the FAA, DOT, DOJ, and other Federal agencies, the private sector, and members of Congress and their staffs for ensuring the sufficiency and validity of legal analysis provided to execute policy. The incumbent serves as the airports and environmental law subject matter expert, and provides advice and counsel in support of the FAA’s airports and environmental programs.

8. Oversees all aspects of legal services in the FAA’s legislative program, coordinating agency legislative policy (including implementation) and has oversight of the agency’s representation on legislative matters, including pending bills, resolutions, hearing preparation, drafting of Congressional witness testimony, Administration legislative proposals, executive orders, and proclamations. 

9. Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources in coordination with the Deputy Chief Counsel and Managing Director for Administration (AGC-10). Manages assigned resources and reallocates resources and workload as necessary to accomplish critical agency and office objectives. Applies the principles of management, strategic planning, and fiscal management to the work of the division. Responsible for the efficient management and safeguarding of resources and assures internal controls meet agency standards. 

10. Creates and maintains a work environment supportive of positive human relations and open communication between employees and their supervisors. Assures that all employees can effectively contribute to the accomplishment of AGC and FAA goals and objectives, and are given a real and continuing opportunity to influence their work environment. 

11. Assures employees are treated fairly and equitably without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or political or employee organization affiliation. Incorporates Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) concepts to overall leadership responsibilities and supports the FAA’s commitment to an inclusive work environment where employees are valued. Assures employees are given a real and continuing opportunity to influence their work environment and are able to participate in discussions related to the methods of work accomplishment. Assures organizational effectiveness through the utilization of FAA compensation and performance management systems.


III. SUPERVISION RECEIVED
The Assistant Chief Counsel for Airports and Environmental Law reports directly to the Principal Deputy Chief Counsel, who in coordination with and at the direction of the Chief Counsel, provides broad policy direction. Otherwise, the incumbent takes actions, directs subordinates, and acts independently under authority delegated by the Chief Counsel, through the Principal Deputy Chief Counsel.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding your COVID vaccine status.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.
  • This position has a positive education requirement. Transcript(s) required.

Qualifications

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 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: Experience directing and leading a legal entity charged with developing and resolving judicial cases related to federal airports or environmental law, and engaged in airports or environmental litigation.

Education

This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcripts(s) and certificates by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. You may upload these documents with your application in USAJOBS or fax it to fax number provided in the announcement (please include announcement number on each page).

Failure to do so will result in loss of consideration.

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.

Foreign education must be evaluated by a private professional organization specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials or an accredited U.S. educational institution in terms of equivalence to a degree acquired at an American college or university. A copy of the evaluation results must be included, otherwise your foreign education will not be considered.

This position has a positive education requirement: In order to qualify for this position, candidates must have at least a Juris Doctor from an American Bar Association accredited law school, be admitted to practice before the bar of any U.S jurisdiction and be an active member of that bar. You must provide a copy of your official (or unofficial) transcript and an official certificate demonstrating you are an active member in good standing of a state bar at the time of application and by the closing date of announcement to verify qualifications. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to submit an official transcript.

Failure to submit required documents by the closing date of the announcement will result in loss of consideration.

*Please click on job link to apply- https://www.usajobs.gov/job/668293900.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64879293
  • Location:
    Washinton, Dist. Columbia, United States
    College Park, Georgia, United States
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    Forth Worth, Texas, United States
    El Segundo, California, United States
    Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
    Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
    Queens, New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Federal Aviation Administration
  • Position Title: Assistant Chief Counsel for Airports & Environmental Law
  • Job Function: In-house Assistant General Counsel
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

View Full Profile

Jobs You May Like
Filters
Job Function
State
Country