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Job opening: Transportation Security Inspector

Salary: $121 485 - 157 934 per year
City: Newark
Published at: May 16 2024
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 Transportation Security Inspector position is located at Newark International Airport (EWR), Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Duties include but are not limited to: Work independently under limited supervision with responsibility for ensuring regulatory compliance of persons and transportation systems and entities regulated under Title 49 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 1500 series. Leading in the administration of critical and complex compliance and enforcement programs designed to protect the nation's public transportation systems. Performing the full range of regulatory compliance activities in one or more specialties for Aviation, Cargo, and/or Surface Inspections. Serving as a technical specialist and primary point of contact on transportation security regulations for assigned industry operations demonstrating substantial knowledge and understanding of one or more specialties, sufficient to provide specialized support. Providing guidance to lower-level technical staff on how to solve difficult issues and serving as a team leader in assigning, overseeing, guiding and reviewing the work of other TSIs on selected inspections and non-inspections activities, when required. Conducting regulatory inspections and investigations, and supporting criminal investigations related to alleged or suspected security violations. Responding to and coordinating security incidents, threats, violations or potential violations. Coordinating, participating, and providing overt and covert presence, including high visibility activities, to detect and reduce identified security threats and vulnerabilities. Coordinating and participating in covert and overt tests/audits, vulnerability assessments. 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. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as: Conducting inspections and investigations; Engaging in testing transportation security systems; Determining when enforcement action should be taken; and Identifying potential problem areas and formulating recommended or alternative courses of actions. 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.


  • Address Newark Liberty International - EWR DO NOT MAIL Newark, NJ 07114 US
  • Name: HC ServeU Customer Care
  • Email: [email protected]


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