Announcement Number: 200219
Application Deadline: 02/21/2013
Job Location: Portland, Oregon
Open Date: 01/23/2013
Salary Range: Min: $101,933 - Max: $155,500
Pay Schedule: Annual
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Time Limit: Permanent - No time limit
Promotion Potential: 15
Number of Vacancies: 1
Work Schedule: Full Time
The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has been powering people and careers for 75 years. We provide clean, emissions-free electricity to the Pacific Northwest and maintain a high voltage transmission system to deliver that electricity. We are a leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, promoting energy efficiency, renewable wind and hydropower, the smart grid, fish and wildlife protection and initiatives to address climate change. We are a visionary and innovative agency that values diversity and creativity and encourages continuous learning. We are located throughout the Pacific Northwest with opportunities in cities, smaller communities and in the field.
BPA is a not-for-profit federal electric utility. Our high-voltage transmission grid comprises more than 15,000 miles of lines and associated substations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. BPA markets more than a third of the electricity consumed in the Pacific Northwest. The power is produced at 31 federal dams operated by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation and one nuclear plant in the Northwest and is sold to more than 140 Northwest utilities. BPA purchases power from seven wind projects and has more than 4,700 megawatts of wind interconnected to its transmission system.
About the Aircraft Service Organization. (Org Code: TC)
This position is located in the Aircraft Services (TC) organization of Transmission Services (TS), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Aircraft Services provides both fixed wing and helicopter services in support of BPA under Part 135 and 133, as well as oversight responsibility for any contractor aviation services provided in support of BPA.
Aircraft Services ensures aviation policy is aligned with BPA's business and transmission reliability needs. They are responsible for aviation safety, coordinating flight requests, and developing flight schedules as well as managing aircraft maintenance and operations.
License and Experience Requirements: This position is subject to the requirements for Director of Operations found in Title 14 CFR Part 119.69(a). Applicants for this position must hold a commercial pilot certificate with an instrument rating of rotorcraft or multi-engine land airplane. Applicants must submit proof of possession of a current certificate.
In addition, applicants must either:
(1) Have at least 3 years supervisory or managerial experience within the last 6 years in a position that exercised operational control over any operations conducted under part 121 or part 135; OR
(2) In the case of a person becoming Director of Operations,
(a) for the first time ever, have at least 3 years experience, within the past 6 years, as pilot in command of an aircraft operated under part 121 or part 135.
(b) in the case of a person with previous experience as a Director of Operations, have at least 3 years experience as pilot in command of an aircraft operated under part 121 or part 135.
Proof of experience as pilot in command must be documented in the work history or provided in an attachment.
You can apply for the position of Aviation Manager/Director of Operations with the Bonneville Power Administration online.