• Help



    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: Click Here

    Learn more about this agency


    This Supervisory Training Specialist is located within Security Operations (SO), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as a liaison concerning training matters between the Federal Security Director (FSD) and TSA Headquarters, including the Office of Training and Development (OTD) and the Headquarters Aviation Programs Office. As a Supervisory Training Specialist, you will supervise employees performing training work, manage projects within assigned resources, and resolve routine problems that impact the objectives of the organization unit. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: 

    • Assisting in the planning, directing, scheduling, and evaluation and integration of training and professional development products and services with the airport environment. Promoting the availability of these products and services to the workforce in accordance with the OTD’s strategic training direction.
    • Serving as a resource to the Federal Security Director management staff with regard to coordinating plans, programs, standards and procedures governing airport-wide training, career development, screener recertification, and screener performance improvement programs and activities.
    • Providing advice and guidance to the FSD management staff pertinent to the training needs and workforce performance improvement programs generated in support of the airport functions.
    • Assisting with briefings for senior-level management and staff on training and development issues. Ensuring that training products respond to TSA goals and objectives.
    • Documenting training activities and accomplishments and ensuring the currency of training database and materials. Assisting in managing instructors.
    • Scheduling new hire training.
    • Acting as a TSA Approved Instructor (TAI) or Test Administrator.

    Supervisory/Managerial duties includes 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 record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589144900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.