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, 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 If selected for this position, you will serve as a Training Manager for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a Training Manager, you will serve as a primary advisor to the Federal Security Director (FSD) regarding the full scope of training programs, issues and requirements. You will serve as the liaison between the FSD and TSA Headquarters regarding training functions and programs and will be responsible for the overall management of the airport's training function. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: Planning and ensuring development and implementation of training schedules to meet TSA training and certification goals; developing the airport's annual training plan. Ensuring all required Transportation Security Officer (TSO) training is coordinated, conducted, and accomplished at hub and/or spoke airports under your assigned jurisdiction. Briefing the FSD and other management staff regarding the training status of the workforce. Coordinating the training of Security Training Instructors (STI) and Assistant Training Instructors (ATI) to ensure the staff is fully capable and prepared to instruct. Coordinating the scheduling of STI/ATI and Training Technicians (TT) with the Assistant Federal Security Director of Screening and the Scheduling Operations Officer to ensure the full scope of work requirements are met. Disseminating updates and management decisions that impact training. Ensuring training compliance as required by the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA), TSA Management Directives and local procedures. Evaluating training programs to determine staff, equipment and other critical resource needs; working with appropriate organizational entities to acquire such resources. Facilitating and coordinating all training for the airport including providing support for FSD staff training and partnering with special programs training instructors (e.g., Behavioral Detection Officer (BDO), Bomb Appraisal Officer (BAO)) to ensure the development and delivery of a comprehensive and cohesive training program. Managerial duties include: Planning and communicating strategic vision and objectives; assigning tasks and responsibilities; setting priorities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; taking, recommending, or approving corrective/disciplinary actions, as appropriate. 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). You may be required to complete a one year Supervisory Trial Period. Selective Service registration is required
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.