Wednesday , February 1 2023

Supervisory Transportation Security Officer – Homeland Security Jobs Connecticut

Website U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • 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

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bridgeport, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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