Job Description Job Overview 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: Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. Duties If you are selected for this position, you will serve as a Supervisory Human Resources (HR) Specialist for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). You will serve as a liaison to the Federal Security Director (FSD) and airport management group, ensuring compliance with the Office of Human Capital (OHC) directives, policies, guidance, procedures, and requirements. You will apply your experience and comprehensive knowledge of human resources principles, concepts, regulations and practices, and analytical methods and techniques to ensure decisions are consistent with merit system principles. Additionally, you will report directly to the Assistant Federal Security Director - Mission Support (AFSD-MS) or other designated management official at the airport. Duties include but are not limited to: Functioning as the airport Subject Matter Expert (SME) on human capital core functions to ensure compliance with OHC. Providing advice and guidance to junior specialists, professionals, managers, employees, and external representatives to resolve problems not always consistent to treatment by standards. Identifying and proposing solutions to complex issues and concerns where previous studies and established techniques require modification and adaptation. Reviewing policies and precedents in order to make a recommendation for applying them to sensitive or controversial cases or problems. Conducting research and evaluating options for use in implementing OHC programs and policies. Utilizing human resources expertise to recommend best option and coordinate or direct program and policy implementation. Advising management regarding current policies and procedures. Providing sound interpretation and guidance regarding the application of HR related policies and procedures. Managing allocated resources (staff, budget, equipment, etc.) to accomplish work and objectives of the component, program, or project. Requesting additional resources and contributing to the planning process for budgetary equipment, supplies, and human resources needs. Applying expert knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed (Employee Relations principles and practices, appeals and grievance processes, Office of Workers Compensation Programs, position management, staffing, human resources concepts, and best practices) using knowledge of case laws, Merit Systems Protection Board, decisions and precedents, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules. Serving as the Employee Relations (ER) and Office of Workers Compensation Programs consultant to the FSD and other management members. Providing advice and assistance to management regarding appropriate disciplinary and adverse actions. Identifying and providing guidance on Fitness for Duty and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues. 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 o
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.