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 . Responsibilities This Supervisory Transportation Security Specialist position is located in the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), Security Threat Assessment Operations (STAO), Investigations, Referrals, and Analysis (IR&A) Branch, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as the principal advisor to the STAO Division Deputy Director on all matters concerning investigations of matched persons to derogatory databases, referrals of case information to the FBI and other investigative agencies and the management of redress actions of individuals identified as a threat to national or transportation security. Duties will include but are not limited to: Briefing the TSA Deputy Administrator and other TSA senior executives on STAO counter terrorism investigations, providing risk based security recommendations to TSA Deputy Administrator and ensuring critical risk mitigation strategies and decisions are carried out and effectively coordinated with our national security and Intelligence Community (IC) partners. Developing, coordinating, and implementing investigations relating to threats to transportation and national security. Representing TSA with U.S. officials from FBI, DHS and other government agencies. Serving as a security threat assessment investigative subject matter expert. Managing the investigative information held within STAOs Investigative Management Subsystem (IMS) and Reporting Management Subsystem (RMS) and coordinating enhancements and repairs with STAO Technology. Providing direct leadership, management, and supervision to investigators and adjudicators across all STAO managed populations. Exercising significant responsibility in dealing with officials of law enforcement organizations, the intelligence community, foreign government officials and the public. Representing STAO at conferences, working groups, and planning sessions, domestically and abroad, effectively communicating with a variety of constituents, including senior executives from the private sector, senior U.S. Government officials from DHS, TSA, DoD, military intelligence entities, J2s, and other Federal, State, and Local agencies on issues related to STAO's mission. Performs supervisory duties to manage subordinate employees to accomplish work; coordinate and manage projects; setting priorities; assign work; review and evaluate work and performance of subordinates. Create effective, efficient, and harmonious partnerships with subordinates as it pertains to the Employee Performance Management Program (EPMP). Supervisory/managerial duties include serving as a first or second level supervisor typically over more than one unit/project/program within a major subdivision; planning both routine and complex work to be accomplished, assigning work, setting priorities and reviewing and evaluating work and performance of subordinates; coaching and developing employees; approving leave; taking, recommending or approving disciplinary actions; managing budget and assigned resources, human resources, and applicable administrative policies and processes; resolving problems independently and recommending new policies and procedures that impact the objectives of the unit(s) managed as well as internal and external customers. Travel Required 50% or less - Requires regular local travel within the Washington, DC-metro commuting area. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential K Who May Apply This job is
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.