Job Description Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: . Responsibilities This is a secondary law enforcement position. Under the authority of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (PL 107-71, November 19, 2001), the incumbent functions as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer and performs the duties and responsibilities assigned to Federal Air Marshals. As a Division Director, you will provide executive level leadership to a workforce comprised of Federal law enforcement officers, professional/technical employees and other mission support personnel, overseeing the overall planning, direction, and coordination of operations in the Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS), Security Services and Assessments Division. As part of the OLE/FAMS Executive staff, you will provide authoritative advice and recommendations related to the formulation, execution and evaluation of OLE/FAMS long range programs and planning activities related to aviation security and law enforcement. High-level duties include: Establishing and maintaining strategic direction, directing major law enforcement and/or security management activities, and administering related programs for a complex workforce having a unique law enforcement mission, and advising the OLE/FAMS Director and Executive Staff on ongoing program initiatives. Serving as primary advisor and authoritative consultant on program requirements and approaches for improving program and operational efficiency, and achieving critical program goals and represents the OLE/FAMS Director in functional matters and responsibilities relating to Security Services and Assessments Division business matters. Providing executive-level leadership and direction to develop and implement programs and processes in support of: maximizing law enforcement resources responsive to risk-based management strategy in accordance with the Concept of Operations, establishing effective liaison activities to support multi-lateral law enforcement and counterterrorism, and conducting investigations and making arrests related to terrorism and threats to aviation security and the civil transportation system, and coordinating related investigative, surveillance detection, and tactical activities with law enforcement, Federal Security Directors, and the aviation and civil transportation industries. Providing effective TSA-wide security programs and policies, infrastructure, and internal processes. Conducting Joint Vulnerability Assessments (JVAs) and Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) Vulnerability Assessments (MVAs) of both domestic and international transportation domain assets and executing mitigation plans. Managing the TSA Reimbursable Agreements Program for local law enforcement organizations. Establishing and maintaining liaison with executives administering associated programs in TSA, DHS and other Federal law enforcement agencies to promote best practices and to implement innovative approaches for delivering optimum levels of service. Providing executive level leadership and direct the work of subordinate managers. Performing a wide range of managerial duties including: planning, communicating vision and objectives, assigning tasks and responsibilities, setting priorities, monitoring and evaluating performance, coaching and developing employee capabilities, and taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions, as appropriate. Establishing and communicating to subordinate managers both short and long range program plans, goals, requirements and priorities. Travel Required 25% o
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.