Job Description Duties 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. For additional information about our agency please: Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities concerning, 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. Responsibilities As a Supervisory Coordination Center Officer (SCCO) for the Office of Security Operations (OSO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), you will be serving as a first line supervisor in the airport and ensuring the successful implementation of all Coordination Center (CC) core functions, as well as reporting and data entry requirements. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: Supporting security functions and operations such as Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR), Playbook, Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques (SPOT) operations, Transportation Security Specialist- Explosives (TSS-E) operations, Travel Document Check (TDC) operations, and other activities and applicable operations. Establishing and maintaining working relations with counterparts within TSA, as well as other Federal, state, and local agencies, airports, airlines, and other transportation sector modes. Participating in interagency committees, meetings, and exercises as a representative of TSA to gather and exchange information on matters of interest and to establish mutual working relationships. Ensuring that superiors are aware of ongoing activities. Providing guidance to supervisory and management officials, such as the Coordination Center Manager (CCM), Federal Security Director (FSD), or FSD staff on type and significance of information gathered, and recognizing the need to call important new information which may require further examination or action to their attention. Providing continuous situational and domain awareness to the CCM, FSD, or FSD staff on airport events, including information on incidents and emergencies, to include severe weather and natural disasters, terrorist attaches, and designated special events. Reviewing incident reports for accuracy and completeness to ensure proper reporting procedures have been followed. Assisting CCM or FSD staff members in preparing reports and briefings on issues related to significant security incidents, such as bomb threats, on-board disturbances, security access control events, airports screening operations, airport statistical data, and inspection and law enforcement activities. Supervisory/Managerial duties include 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. Travel Required Occasional travel - A minimum of one (1) week of travel in a full-time duty status will be required within 90-days of entry on duty to complete TSA's in residence New Hire Training. This training will occur away from the employee's duty station of
Mission:Protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.Vision:Provide the most effective transportation security in the most efficient way as a high performing counterterrorism organization.Core Values:Integrity. Innovation. Team spirit.Workforce Expectations:Hard work. Professionalism. Integrity.History:On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearl...y 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future. Driven by a desire to help our nation, tens of thousands of people joined TSA and committed themselves to strengthening our transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.