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 Government-Wide procedure under Announcement #HQ-OTD-TA70-17-363555-G. 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 Program Manager position is located in the TSA Academy, TSA Training Centers Division, within the Office of Training and Development (OTD), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will be serving as the Deputy Branch Manager for the TSA Academy fully sharing with the Manager responsibility for managing a staff of about 60 employees and all aspects of the TSA Academy, to ensure the workforce receives required mission critical training in the most effective, efficient, and economical way possible. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: Providing leadership and direction to management, staff analysts and instructor staff, managing day to day operations of the TSA Academy, coordinating with the appropriate Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) representative to ensure space, equipment, and logistics requirements are met to provide the appropriate learning environment to support any training program scheduled for delivery at the Academy. Working with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure programs meet TSA's strategic goals. Participating in strategic planning. Independently performing continuous monitoring of the effectiveness of all TSA Academy resources to include adequacy of facilities; feedback from student experience; costs incurred to ensure alignment with budgetary allocations with the goal of identifying what improvements and efficiencies will be made to accomplish program objectives and goals. Communicating requirements and negotiating with FLETC representatives to secure the needed resources cost-effectively and in a timely manner to support TSA's training requirements. Identifying potential enhancements to training portfolios taking into consideration accreditation for courses, curriculum and the Academy. Communicating with course developers to review course content and suggest new/changed approaches to course content based on objective feedback and delivery experience. Overseeing the development of standard operating procedures and providing input and recommending changes to management directives. Supervisory/Managerial duties include 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; when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential K Who May Apply This job is open to... Open to all U.S. Citizens. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 15.06%. This position is located in Glynco, GA. Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National. You must complete
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.