Job Description Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency, please . Responsibilities This Supervisory Transportation Security Specialist position is located in the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), Security Threat Assessment Operations Division, within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as one of two Section Chiefs responsible for providing oversight of the Investigation, Referrals & Analysis Branch. Typical assignments will include but are not limited to: Assigning and providing first-line supervision of Transportation Security threat investigations; scheduling follow-up, revocation and case closure/disposition actions; and Serving as security threat assessment subject matter expert; collaborating with other TSA offices to provide vetting information used to address specific terrorism issues or large scale security threats; and Performing supervisory duties to manage subordinate employees by coordinating and managing projects, setting priorities and assigning, reviewing and evaluating work and performance. Supervisory/managerial duties include serving as a first line supervisor; assigning work, setting priorities, and reviewing and evaluating work and performance of subordinates; approving leave; coaching and developing employees; recommending corrective or disciplinary actions; assisting in budget planning and projecting short-term needs; managing projects within assigned resources; resolving problems that impact objectives; and coordinating with external customers. Travel Required Occasional travel - Requires regular local travel within the Washington, DC-metro area. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential J Who May Apply This job is open to... TSA Only: All current TSA employees include permanent employees and 5 year temporary employees. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 27.10%. This position is located in Arlington, VA. Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. You must complete a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance. You may be required to complete a one year Supervisory Probation Period. Selective Service registration is required. See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Qualifications To qualify for the SV-J Pay Band (equivalent to GS-14), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-I Pay Band or GS-13 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Such specialized experience is defined as: Experience applying investigative quality control of subordinate work products; Experience or training preparing Reports of Investigations (ROIs); Experience applying Terrorist Screening Center watch-listing policies and procedures; and Experience or training as a supervisor or team leader managing subordinates. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) an
Mission:Protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.Vision:Provide the most effective transportation security in the most efficient way as a high performing counterterrorism organization.Core Values:Integrity. Innovation. Team spirit.Workforce Expectations:Hard work. Professionalism. Integrity.History:On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearl...y 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future. Driven by a desire to help our nation, tens of thousands of people joined TSA and committed themselves to strengthening our transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.