As a basic requirement, applicants must demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined in the “How You Will Be Evaluated” section of the Job Opportunity Announcement. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the equivalent of the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state and local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Failure to meet this basic qualification requirement and all executive and technical qualification factors automatically disqualifies an applicant.DRUG TESTING: You must pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, you may be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing during employment.SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires a TS/SCI (Top Secret/Secured Compartmentalized Information) clearance that must be completed prior to appointment. You will be subject to a 5-year periodic investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.LAUTENBERG AMENDMENT: This position may require the incumbent to carry a firearm. Any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot lawfully possess a firearm or ammunition (Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g)(9)). A ‘misdemeanor crime of domestic violence’ is generally defined under the statue as any offense involving the use or attempted use of physical force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, committed by the defined in the statute, excludes any person whose conviction has been expunged, set aside, or pardoned, or any person whose civil rights have been restored unless the pardon, expungement or restoration of civil rights expressly prohibited the possession of firearms or ammunition.FIREARMS CERTIFICATION: if authorized to carry a firearm, you must pass a certification at an interval required by the hiring/employing law enforcement component within TSA. Failure to do so will result in the revocation of firearm authorization and any other appropriate administrative action, up to and including removal. MOBILITY:The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created in the wake of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce. TSA employs a risk-based strategy to secure U.S. transportation systems, with nearly 50,000 Transportation Security Officers, each day at more than 450 airports nationwide. The agency continuously sets the standard for excellence in transportation security through its people, processes, technologies and use of intelligence to drive operations.As a member of the TSES, you may be subject to frequent changes in posts of duty and positions. Mobility is a condition of employment, so you must be prepared to accept, without objection, the judgment of your superiors concerning reassignments for operational and/or career development purposes, or for other reasons determined to be in the best interest of the Transportation Security Administration.CURRENT OR FORMER POLITICAL APPOINTEES: 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.
Securing Travel, Protecting People – At the Transportation Security Administration, we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.For additional information about our agency please: Click Here.
Who May Apply
Open to All U.S. CitizensThis position is a Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC) in the Transportation Security Executive Service (TSES) and is located in the Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS), Field Operations Division, Miami Field Office, Sunrise, FL.
About Transportation Security Administration
Our people are committed Federal Employees who are highly skilled and trained. Our professional workforce is second to none in keeping both Americans and those who visit us safe and secure as they travel throughout the country. TSA is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team to help us accomplish our mission.