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: This position is also being announced through Public (US Citizen) procedure under Announcement #HQ-OIA-TA54-17-374262-P-A. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. Responsibilities This Supervisory Security Assistant position is located in the Resolution Support Branch, Vetting Analysis Division, Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will be responsible for leading a team within the National Transportation Vetting Center that conducts identity verification for airline passengers that are either possible matches to various watch lists, who lost or their identification was stolen utilizing government and commercial databases. Typical assignments include, but are not limited to: Supervising a team of security assistants and program assistants, assigning work, setting schedules, and directing the administrative work of subordinates; Improves business processes, streamline procedures, and consult on identity verification decisions; Collecting and compiling data from automated systems and providing periodic reports as needed by management; Maintaining and updating internal SOPs, metrics, and training materials; and producing daily ad hoc reports and metrics; and Building and maintaining collaborative relationships with airport management and other TSA officials to support special initiatives. Supervisory duties include: leading a team of security assistants and program assistants, assigning work, setting schedules, setting team goals, selecting team leads, assigning team members and directing the administrative and technical work of subordinates. Guiding the work and development of the team through job coaching/mentoring, enforcing disciplinary actions, managing staff schedules and authorizing leave/absences, and measuring staff performance. Defining training needs, training subordinates on SOPs, and providing input to develop and revise SOPs. This position works various shifts including weekends and holidays. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential G Who May Apply This job is open to... Government-Wide: Current and former permanent civilian Federal employees. Applications also accepted from Veterans' Preference eligibles OR Veterans who were or will be honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least 3 years of continuous active duty by the closing date of this announcement. Such applicants will compete under TSA's Merit Promotion procedures for which Veterans' Preference is not a factor in the selection process. 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 Investigation (BI). You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. You may be required to complete a one year Supervisory Probation Period. This is an Emergency Essential position. See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" sections. 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-G Pay Band, (equivalent to GS-11), you must have one ye
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.