Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Safety and Risk Analysis

Federal Aviation Administration
Multiple Locations
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Federal Aviation Administration's Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor (CSTA) for Safety and Risk Analysis is part of a cadre of nationally and internationally recognized technical experts. The incumbent provides an FAA-wide, mission-critical, leadership role in identifying and mitigating aerospace safety risk. The CSTA evaluates the readiness of emerging technologies, shapes agency policies, and promotes the adoption of safety enhancing operational requirements and practices into the FAA’s regulatory and certification programs. The incumbent also provides instruction and advice to the FAA, other departments and agencies, the aviation industry, professional societies, associations, academia, and international organizations regarding safety and risk management.

 

The position may be located at one of the following ten locations:

Washington, DC

Queens, NY

Atlanta, GA

 Westbury, NY

Chicago, IL

 Fort Worth, TX

Seattle, WA

 Kansas City, MO

Burlington, MA

 Los Angeles, CA

 

We are looking for a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates for this position. If you know someone who may be interested in the position, please encourage him or her to apply through the vacancy announcement listed on USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/630357600.

 

Requirements

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT: Demonstrated leadership in the field of safety risk assessment, including the understanding and use of statistical and numerical tools, evaluation of readiness of emerging technologies and concepts, and advocacy for safety enhancing operational requirements and practices into regulatory and certification programs.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT: Demonstrated leadership experience in the development and application of requirements and/or standards related to advanced technology products.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENT: Demonstrated ability to serve as an effective spokesperson and represent a high profile organization with global regulatory authorities, national and international industry bodies, manufacturers, research organizations, academia, and the public on work to identify and mitigate safety risks.

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