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 If you are selected for this position, you will serve as a Deputy Assistant Federal Security Director for Screening (DAFSD-Screening) for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As the deputy and principal advisor to the Assistant Federal Security Director (AFSD) for Screening, you will assist in managing a staff of security screeners, checkpoint supervisors, and screening managers who conduct screening, manage screening operations, and administer laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to TSA's aviation security program. Together you will work to protect the traveling public by preventing dangerous or deadly persons or objects from being transported onto an aircraft. Duties include but are not limited to: Participating in briefings concerning security sensitive information and communicating with subordinate supervisors and employees regarding any weaknesses in the security screening process and making recommendations for improvements. Exercising authority with managerial responsibilities over staff in a 24/7 environment. Making major recommendations concerning significant internal and external program policy issues affecting the overall organization, such as scheduling, screener FTE allocation, selections, process control, developing performance criteria, and identifying, distributing, and balancing workload among employees. Evaluating and reporting on the progress of work. Serving as an advisor or facilitator in coordinating team initiatives. Providing assistance in tactical and strategic planning including development of deployment plans, investment analyses, capital budgets, and acquisition plans. Reviewing and analyzing checkpoint screening equipment and maintenance. Supervisory/Managerial duties includes serving as a first line supervisor for the organization. This includes but is not limited to: 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 routine problems that typically impact the objectives of the organizational unit; and when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization. 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 Yes Promotion Potential J 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 IAH. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 30.97%. This position is l
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.