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Job opening: Expert Transportation Security Officer - Security Training Instructor

Salary: $80 015 - 104 016 per year
City: Santa Ana
Published at: Sep 19 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 Expert Transportation Security Officer - Security Training Instructor position is located at John Wayne Airport (SNA), Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a Expert Transportation Security Officer (ETSO), you will support the airport training program through performance of a variety of training related functions. In addition to program responsibilities, as an ETSO you will perform pre-board security screening of persons, cargo, carry-on, and checked baggage as directed by the Federal Security Director (FSD) or his/her designee a minimum of 20% of the time. Specific program responsibilities include the following: Acting as training course lead in support of Training Programs including ensuring class materials are coordinated and in place, confirming roster, ensuring evaluations are done and submitted, conducting testing, and recording of results, and ensuring all employee course completion information is recorded in the Online Learning Center (OLC). Performing training instruction within established guidelines and standards in support of nationally developed training courses (e.g., new hire training, On-Screen Alarm Resolution Protocol, Crossover). Supporting recurrent training needs; conducting return to duty and remediation training. Developing and/or adapting local training materials to meet requirements. Delivering instructor development courses in support of the STI position (e.g., Instructor Presentation Skills Course and Train the Trainer Courses for nationally developed programs). Assisting Training Specialist in providing oversight to collateral duty Assistant Training Instructors (ATI) and other support staff. Conducting instructional delivery quality assurance assessments at local airports or transportation facilities, as well as assisting with assessments at other locations as needed; contributing to reviews and edits of Standard Operating Procedures. Conducting TSA Quality Assessments (locally or nationally). Managing classroom dynamics, resolving classroom problems, and coordinating needed support and materials; monitoring and evaluating training for appropriate adjustments and recommending enhancements; maintaining communication with management and supervisors concerning training issues that may reveal security screening weaknesses or vulnerabilities. As directed, providing mentoring/coaching to address identified training needs. Administering and scoring training tests (e.g., job knowledge, image). Assisting with PASS Practical Skills Observations (PSOs) and conducting Level 3 assessments. NOTE: Employees must maintain all screening certification requirements and perform screening functions (passenger, baggage, or both) a minimum of 20% of the time. 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. NOTE: Employees occupying frontline positions, i.e., individuals performing security screening operations and occupying positions that involve contact with the traveling public on a regular and recurring basis, are required to wear TSA approved and issued personal protective equipment (PPE). This requirement is in place to address the COVID-19 pandemic and comply with Executive Order 13991 and TSA's Pandemic and Emerging Infectious Disease and Workforce Protection Plan. PPE includes TSA issued surgical masks, face shields, and nitrile gloves. At TSA, the health and safety of our employees is a top priority.



To qualify for the SV-G Pay Band (equivalent to GS-10/11), you must have: Minimum experience/education requirements: A high school diploma, or General Educational Development (GED); High School Equivalency Test (HiSET); or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) high school equivalency certificate; OR At least one year of full-time work experience in security work, aviation screener work, or X-ray technician work. AND At least one year of experience functioning as a TSO equivalent at the E band level (GS-7/8) or above AND One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the E band level (GS-7/8) or above which included utilizing instructional methods to provide formal training or to teach others in prescribed or designated subjects or areas? Such experience may have been gained as a TSA Assistant Training Instructor (ATI) or in any other training/educational setting where instructional methods were utilized on a regular basis to teach/train in a classroom, laboratory, group, or on-the-job setting, and involved developing training materials, performing quality assessment reviews of training and conducting "train-the-trainer" sessions. 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. NOTE: In order to be properly credited, any experience gained through assigned collateral duties or special assignment detail should be documented in the resume by indicating the period of time, i.e., the beginning date and the ending date, as well as the percentage of time performing the duties. For example: "Collateral Duty: Assistant Training Instructor (ATI) from Jan 2013 to Oct 2014 - 15 hours per week." 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) Utilizing the USAJOBS Resume Builder and completing all available fields is strongly encouraged. 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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