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Job opening: Assistant Federal Security Director - Generalist

Salary: $101 768 - 132 296 per year
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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.


This Assistant Federal Security Director - Generalist position is located at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected, you will be responsible for supporting the Federal Security Director (FSD) by providing day to day direction for airport security and operations at airports with multiple checkpoints and a workforce ranging up to 125 employees. Duties include but are not limited to: Providing support in the following areas: tactical planning, execution and operating management for coordinated security services. Participating in briefings concerning sensitive security information. Serving as a Principal Advisor to the Federal Security Director(FSD) on all matters concerning operational support. Developing, planning, coordinating and managing support operations that include customer service/stakeholder programs, training and engineering services. Conferring with FSD and/or appropriate staff personnel to outline work plans, to provide technical advice to resolve problems, to review status reports and to modify schedules in order to meet workload fluctuations. Organizing and implementing the Federal Security Crisis Management Response Plan. Implementing performance and enhancement of security and screening standards for airport employees and passengers, oversight of passenger, baggage and air cargo security screening, airport security risk assessments, security technology implementation and maintenance within established guidelines; crisis management, data and communications network protection and recovery as it impacts on Federal security responsibilities, employee security awareness training; and coordination of applicable Federal, state and local emergency services and law enforcement. Assisting with providing guidance in monitoring and evaluating existing security operations and related programs and in developing and implementing innovative approaches for long term improvements. Making major recommendations concerning significant internal and external program policy issues affecting the overall operation of the airport. Supervisory/Managerial duties includes 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; and when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization. Supervisory/Managerial Trial Period Requirements: Unless previously completed, you must satisfactorily complete a one-year supervisory trial period to continue in this supervisory/managerial position. Emergency Essential Position: This position is designated as an Emergency Essential (EE) position. This designation requires the employee to remain in a duty status if an emergency arises.



To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-H or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Qualifying specialized experience for this position is experience that reflects your particular knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position which involves serving as the principle advisor to a Federal Security Director (FSD) on all matters concerning operational support and providing day to day direction for airport security and operations at an airport with multiple checkpoints and a diverse workforce. Your experience must demonstrate you have the ability to perform the critical competencies necessary to supervise a staff that provides the security screening operations, airport security risk assessments, crisis management, technology implementation, and other related programs assigned by the FSD. Specialized experience is defined as: Understanding, instructing, and applying aviation security and administrative directives and regulations; Identifying a range of security issues and threats in a complex environment; Conducting program planning and evaluation in an operational environment; and Providing leadership and direction in managing and overseeing a diverse workforce of professional and support staff performing protective security work. Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Resumes must include the following: Narrative description of duties with start and end dates (including the month and year) for work experience. State the number of hours worked in a position (i.e. full-time or part-time). If part-time, state the total number of hours worked per week. Performance level (i.e. band or grade) You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


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