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Job opening: Lead Transportation Security Officer

Salary: $51 332 - 66 731 per year
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Multiple Schedules
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.


***Please only select consideration for locations within 50 miles of your current residence or which you are willing to relocate at your own expense. Payment of relocation expenses (Permanent Change of Station) is not authorized. Vacancies for each location are not guaranteed until that duty location indicates that they have a vacancy.*** The duties of this position involve touching and patting down the bodies of airline passengers. Due to privacy interests and the sensitive nature of these duties, the TSA requires a same-gender pat down of passengers. Accordingly, TSA must ensure that it employs a certain ratio of male and female LTSOs to perform passenger screening. This vacancy may be used to fill gender-specific needs in order to maintain the required ratio. This Lead Transportation Security Officer position is located within Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a Lead Transportation Security Officer (LTSO), you will be responsible for leading at least three full-performance level Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) and, as assigned, trainee and apprentice level TSOs. As an LTSO, you will identify, distribute, and balance workloads and tasks among employees in accordance with established workflow and skill level. You will make adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities. Duties include but are not limited to: Providing input to supervisors and managers concerning a variety of human resources matters including, but not limited to, employee performance, promotions, reassignments, awards, etc. Implementing security screening procedures in accordance with TSA objectives and directives. Assisting with investigations of incidents, and preparing incident reports or other documents that convey required information. Responding to breaches of security and emergency situations. Training team members, monitoring and reporting on the status and progress of work, and representing the team in communications with the supervisor or manager for the purpose of obtaining resources (e.g., computer hardware and software, etc.). 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-F Pay Band (equivalent to GS-9), 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 One year of specialized experience which has equipped the individual with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position being filled, and that is typically in or related to the work of the TSO. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to the D pay band level or above. Such specialized experience would include: Providing frontline security protection of air travelers, airports and airplanes. Performing pat down searches, operating an x-ray machine, screening baggage, and reviewing tickets. Identifying dangerous objects on passengers and/or in baggage or cargo, and preventing these objects from being transported onto aircraft. Using diverse electronic detection and imaging equipment. 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) 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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