Job Description Job Overview 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 concerning, 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. Duties As a Transportation Security Inspector (TSI) within the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), you will be responsible for ensuring security compliance of persons and transportation systems/entities regulated under the Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1500 series. You will perform selected assignments and progressively responsible inspection work such as: Conducting regulatory inspections/investigations and supports criminal investigations related to alleged or suspected security violations. Identifying, collecting, and preserving evidence used to support enforcement actions. Assisting in determining when enforcement action should be initiated, preparing enforcement investigation reports, and recommending to TSA counsel the type of action and level of penalty commensurate with the nature and severity of the violation. Providing testimony and participating in enforcement proceedings. Entering data pertinent to investigations, inspections, and incidents into the national database Performance and Results Information System (PARIS). Responding to threats, violations or potential violations and security incidents as defined by the National Incident Management Systems or as directed by the Federal Security Director (FSD) or appropriate authority. Providing overt and covert presence, including at high visibility activities, to detect and reduce identified security threats/vulnerabilities. Reviewing and analyzing assessment reports and testing results with specific attention to identifying unusual trends and actions that appear to have the potential for developing a security/safety problem. Assisting in formulating recommended or alternative courses of action to pursue by regulated parties in order to satisfy security requirements. Participating in activities designed to identify security threats through appropriately deployed technology or techniques as directed by Headquarters (HQ), FSD or Assistant Federal Security Director (AFSD). Note: The duties of this position are performed under close guidance and supervision using basic technical inspection knowledge acquired in formal core training and OJT. Assignments typically include inspection work in which established policies and procedures cover virtually all of the work, with little or no room for discretion. 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. Job Requirements Key Requirements You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI). Must pass pre-employment drug screening AND random drug/alcohol testing. You must successfully complete TSI Core Training. Selective Service registration is required. See "Co
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.