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-OHC-17-372667-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 Personnel Psychologist position is located in the Workforce Assessments Branch of the Planning, Assessments, and Classification Division, Office of Human Capital (OHC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will be serving as the lead on assessment-related projects to address complex human capital issues in support of TSA's mission. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: Developing project plans, milestones, managing resources, and directing project support staff and contractors. Leading all phases of project execution to ensure high quality and timely deliverables. Planning and conducting comprehensive Job analyses and competency modeling studies requiring extensive research, literature reviews, and focus groups to support effective data collection, survey design, and subsequent data analysis. Developing and validating tests for use in selection and certification testing. Developing performance criteria and collecting data for criterion-related validity studies. Analyzing tests for validity, reliability, adverse impact, and differential prediction. Developing norms and standards for use in employment decisions. Designing and conducting TSA-wide surveys to assess workforce attitudes and measure issues such as satisfaction, retention, and employee engagement. Analyzing survey data and preparing briefings/reports of findings and making recommendations for action planning. Serving as technical expert on employee assessment and overseeing contract support on assessment projects. Communicating technical information to a wide variety of audiences, including TSA leadership, management, and stakeholders. Collaborating with project team, stakeholders, and contractors to conduct assessment projects. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential I Who May Apply This job is open to... Open to all U.S. Citizens. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 27.10%. This position is located in Arlington, VA. 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. Selective Service registration is required. See additional "Conditions of Employment" and "Other Information" section You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Qualifications BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have a four year degree with a major or equivalent in Psychology for this position. You must attach copies of your transcripts to this application to verify your degree(s). These can be unofficial copies. To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service equivalent experience in the private sector. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abili
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.