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: Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Responsibilities As an Administrative Assistant for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), you will: Provide support to a Federal Security Director (FSD) and their staff by providing a range of routine administrative support assignments. Support the work of other employees and will contribute to the overall activities of the organization. Answer requests from and provide advice to employees, supervisors, timekeepers, financial management specialists, and human resource specialists on rules, regulations, and procedures relating to pay. Train staff to enter time-card data and assist timekeepers with difficult time and attendance issues. Certify time-cards and corrections each pay period and conducting random audits. Act as a point-of-contact for the National Finance Center (NFC) to resolve employee payroll issues. Conduct the word processing of documents, letters, memos and reports. Collect and organize materials from several sources to support work projects. Develop charts and tables for reports and briefings. Interact with internal staff, typically in more than one organizational unit, to share information or discuss status of tasks/assignments. Work closely with the Human Resource Specialist on pay impacting personnel actions (e.g., return to duty, leave without pay, and change of work schedules). The major duties described above reflect the full performance level of this position. Typically, if selected at the lower pay band (Pay Band D), you would perform similar duties but would receive more guidance or projects/work assignments may be less complex. Travel Required Occasional travel - A minimum of one (1) week of travel in a full-time duty status will be required within 90-days of entry on duty to complete TSA's in residence New Hire Training. This training will occur away from the employee's duty station of record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential E Who May Apply This job is open to... All current internal employees of TSA on permanent or competitive temporary appointments with duty locations that are within the hub-spoke configuration of IAD. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 27.10%. This position is located at Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Sterling, VA. Job family (Series) Similar jobs Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. You must complete a favorable Background Information Investigation (BI). Selective Service registration is required. 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-D Pay Band (equivalent to GS-5/6), you must meet one of the qualification requirements (A, B, OR C) outlined below. A. Experience: For those qualifying using experience, you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-C or GS-4 in the Federal service or equivalent experi
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.