Enter your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
The Vacancy Identification Number is: 840749
Enter the lowest grade level (08-08) you will accept.
The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:
The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
Please insert the total number of years and months of your job related experience.
1. From the descriptions below, select the one response that most closely and accurately describes how your background satisfies the specialized experience requirements for this Supervisory Dispatcher, GS-8 position. Read all the responses before making your selection.
2. Do you possess an FAA issued Aircraft Dispatcher Certification? (If you select "yes", you must provide documentation that you possess this certification.)A. Yes, I do possess this certification.
3. Do you possess experience as an Aircraft Dispatcher with a Part 121 or Part 135 operator?A. Yes, I possess this experience.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the
list below that best describes your experience or training. Please select only one letter for each item.
4. Monitor and track the movement of aircraft throughout scheduled flights.
5. Monitor the arrival and departure times of aircraft via radio or telephone updates.
6. Provide coordination in case of emergencies or requests of maintenance.
7. Compile and evaluate weather information for aircraft.
8. Utilize computers to enter flight hours.
9. Prepare reports by extracting data from a computer database.
10. Operate and monitor voice, electrical and fax communications systems including ground communication networks and ground-to-air systems.
11. Maintain prisoner/alien/cargo manifest records.
12. Enter and retrieve information in a flight database.
13. Send properly formatted administrative messages via a flight computer program.
14. Operate a multiple line telephone system which requires transferring calls, accessing and relaying telephone listings, recording information, and conferencing.
15. Coordinate the use of radio frequencies for field personnel.
16. Operate a multi-frequency, multi-organization radio console with several paging systems, and phone patching capabilities.
17. Facilitate employee safety by monitoring radio transmissions and periodically checking status via radio, telephone, or other means.
18. Maintain computer system security and comply with operating procedures.
19. Process incoming flight paperwork according to office standard operating procedures.
20. Dispatch an incident with other distractions occurring within the same office.
21. Maintain situational awareness of other ongoing incidents being dispatched for priority setting and ensuring support of fellow staff.
22. Share knowledge of public safety issues with others.
23. Prepare grammatically correct reports and correspondence.
24. Document in a shared log, any significant incidents, activities, and information pertinent to shift change and needed follow-up.
25. Utilize internet-based computer programs to research information and generate reports.
26. Utilize a variety of computer software programs to prepare documents, plans, spreadsheets, and graphics.
27. Utilize database software to generate various reports for statistical analysis.
28. Document all incoming and outgoing traffic via radio and phone on a computerized shift log.