Job Description Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: . Condition of Employment: Organizational changes MAY require the domestic duty station to change to an overseas duty station. Such change will require the person selected for this position and eligible family members, to successfully pass a physical exam and receive a medical clearance from the Department of State, Office of Medical Services prior to serving in an overseas post. Responsibilities As a Regional Director, you will be assigned to a specific Area of Responsibility (AOR) within the Office of Global Strategies (OGS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and report to the Director of International Operations for OGS. You will serve as an advisor, consultant and expert to government officials in foreign countries to harmonize aviation security measures, share best practices, exchange lessons learned, and establish common policies to minimize duplication of effort. High-level duties include: Serving as an international transportation security advisor to the Assistant Administrator, Deputy Assistant Administrator, and Director of International Operations for OGS and representing TSA's views and perspectives on transportation security to international stakeholders. Promoting transportation security standards in a global environment and exercising independence, autonomy, and decision-making in order to advance key goals of TSA. Applying regional transportation security leadership to enhance security operations and to reduce transportation threats. Serving as a subject matter expert in transportation security and leveraging relationships with key allies to most effectively influence global transportation security standards. Advising on-site OGS representative in host country, serving as an expert in reviewing intermodalism and its impact on transportation security systems, and ensuring an integrated approach to security. Representing TSA with high level government officials and imparting knowledge and subject matter expertise in order to provide education on transportation security standards. Promoting security practices and awareness in all modes of transportation and facilitating cooperative partnerships between private and government sectors. Representing OGS and the TSA on international transportation security working groups, committees, and conferences and participating in and contributing to transportation security development activities in foreign locations. Coordinating the dissemination of threat or security related information to concerned parties throughout the AOR and provide on-site communications and other viable support during incidents or threats involving U.S. carriers and other U.S. transportation carriers. Travel Required 25% or less - Travel may be required from 25 to 50 percent, at times with little advance notice. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 02 Who May Apply This job is open to... All U.S. Citizens. This position is a Regional Director in the Transportation Security Executive Service (TSES) and is located in the Office of Global Strategies (OGS) Arlington, Virginia. Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship. You must complete a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). You must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance. You must pass Drug Screening, subject to random drug tests. You must meet the qualification requirements of this position no later than the closing date of the job opportunity announcement. Qualifications As a basic requirement, applicants
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.