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 located in Arlington, VA. Salary range listed includes Locality Pay of 27.10%. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. Responsibilities This Intelligence Operations Specialist position is located in the Threat Analysis Division, within the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as a Senior Intelligence Analyst in the Current Analysis Branch responsible for monitoring multiple information sources, performing first-level reviews of section products by section members, including subject quality, clarity, accuracy, and security and producing timely intelligence reports relating to terrorist tactics and worldwide threats to transportation. Typical assignments include but are not limited to: Analyzing global threats to the U.S. transportation sector including analysis of the tactics, techniques, and procedures used in attacks on transportation systems and assets anywhere in the world. Analyzing and producing products on trends of international known or suspected terrorist travel in collaboration with the Encounter Analysis Branch; Preparing finished intelligence products: global assessments, notes/reports (basic-descriptive, current-reportorial or speculative-estimative) for agency personnel, stakeholders, the Intelligence Community (IC) and law enforcement; researching all potentially useful information related to threats to modes of transportation within TSA's purview; Briefing executive-level agency leaders, managers and stakeholders on intelligence information and threats to the transportation sector; Researching, writing, and briefing threat information relating to transportation equities for the TSA Administrator, the Intelligence Community (IC), the DHS Intelligence Enterprise (IE), and TSA field and industry security personnel. Enabling and facilitating the production of finished written and graphic products that meet high IC and IE standards; Spearheading the enhancement of analytic tradecraft among section members, as the section representative for tradecraft in close coordination with the division Senior Intelligence Officer (SIO) in order to improve and develop production value. Serving as the section expert for analytic tradecraft and mentoring section members on analytic tradecraft; Developing and refining section intelligence products to meet customer requirements. Serving as the subject expert for threats to transportation in foreign nations, the TSA global workforce, and last point of departure airports. Mentoring and training OIA analysts on threats to transportation in foreign nations, the TSA global workforce, and last point of departure airports based on a more complete knowledge of the subject matter; and Undergoing disclosure review certification training and serving as an OIA disclosure review officer. Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential J 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 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'
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.