Transportation Security Manager
Company: Transportation Security Administration
Posted on: November 18, 2023
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.
Requirements Conditions of Employment
- You must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.
- You must pass pre-employment Drug Screening AND you will be
subject to post-employment random drug and alcohol testing.
- You must complete a favorable Background Investigation
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level security
- Selective Service registration is required.
- You must be available to work various shifts and overtime, as
needed.If you fail to meet the conditions of employment or any
other pre-employment requirements, such as missing any of the
scheduled appointments, the hiring agency may rescind their
tentative offer of employment.
Supervisory/Managerial Trial Period Requirements: Unless previously
completed, you must satisfactorily complete a one-year supervisory
trial period to continue in this supervisory/managerial
Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission
for TSA to share your application with others in DHS for similar
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.
Qualifications To qualify for the SV-I Pay Band (equivalent to
GS-13), you must have one year of specialized experience at the
SV-H Pay Band or GS-12 in the Federal service or equivalent in the
private sector. Such experience includes administering,
coordinating, or supervising/managing programs/services providing
aviation security; corporate security; or force-protection
affecting personnel, equipment, and facilities.
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
- 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. Education This job does
not have an education qualification requirement. Additional
information Eligibility to apply for other Federal positions: TSA
is an Excepted Service agency exempt from most of Title 5 United
States Code, including regulations which apply to displaced Federal
employees (CTAP/ICTAP) of other agencies, and employment with TSA
does not confer "Competitive Status" that generally results from
selection and service in Competitive Service agencies. The Office
of Personnel Management (OPM) has established an Interchange
Agreement, which allows most permanent TSA employees to apply and
be considered for vacancies in Competitive Service agencies.
Information from OPM on this or other Interchange Agreements is
To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every
employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards,
all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a
background investigation as a condition of placement into this
DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the
eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United
States. Learn more about , including your rights and
If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position,
you will be required to complete an , and to sign and certify the
accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on
duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in
withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work,
fine, or imprisonment.
TSA employees who are absent for the purpose of performing military
duty may apply for any vacancies announced in their absence.
More than one position may be filled from this announcement.
If you are entering TSA employment on an appointment without time
limitations, you must serve a basic trial period unless you have
already met the requirement.
DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package,
including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care
insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a
401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program;
personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may
include flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement;
transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness
programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee
development and offers a variety of employee training and
developmental opportunities. For more information, go to the
website and select "Benefits." will be available to any Federal
employee hired on or after November 5, 2016, who is a veteran with
a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more.
Employees who transfer to TSA from an agency that allows employees
to maintain an annual leave balance higher than the maximum
accumulation for the appointed position will have their leave
ceiling set to the maximum accumulation for the appointed position
(e.g., United States duty location - 240 hours, foreign duty
location - 360 hours, or TSES position - 720 hours). TSA will not
make a monetary payment for any leave forfeited under these
circumstances. Read more
- Benefits A career with the U.S. government provides employees
with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you
and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are
designed to make your federal career very rewarding. . Review our
benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position
you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or
intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the
specific benefits offered.
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