Website U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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.
- Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills necessary to mitigate security threats by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches.
- Preparing various types of communications such as morning briefings, checkpoint logs, reports, and documents that are germane to the work performed.
- Serving as a member of the National Screening Force.
- Conducting and supervising subordinate employees in conducting pre-board security screening of persons, their carry-on and checked baggage/cargo.
- Participating in the development of strategic planning initiatives, workforce planning, succession planning initiatives, and other reports and documents for TSA and superiors.
- Overseeing screening checkpoint(s) and/or baggage screening operations on a day-to-day basis to include equipment, personnel, and the scheduling and rotation of personnel.
- Developing incident information and reports for Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and superiors.
- Participating in the development of new policies and procedures, and recommending changes in policy and procedures based on observation of work, as required.
- Must be proficient in English (e.g., reading, writing, speaking, comprehending);
- Must be able to maintain eligibility for a Secret level security clearance;
- Must be available to work various shifts and overtime, as needed;
- Must be able to maintain proficiency in all facets of assigned work sufficient to ensure recertification, as appropriate;
- Must pass and maintain all required BDA certifications and performance standards when assigned as a STSO over the BDA program;
- This position is contingent upon a negative drug test result. Any individual tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
- Mandatory travel for training and occasional other travel may be required.
- Must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National; and
Company: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bridgeport, CT, US
Application Deadline: N/A