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Supervisory Federal Air Marshal (Field)

Company: Department Of Homeland Security
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates04/05/2021 to 05/05/2021 Service Excepted Pay scale & grade SV K Salary $94,588 to $145,164 per year Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-time - Full Time DutiesSummarySecuring Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), 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 HereResponsibilitiesThis is a secondary law enforcement position. Under the authority of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (PL 107-71, November 19, 2001), you will function as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer and perform the duties and responsibilities assigned to Federal Air Marshals.The position serves as a Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC) for a Regional Field Office in Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (LE/FAMS). The LE/FAMS is a component of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the Department of Homeland Security. The LE/FAMS promotes public confidence in our Nation's civil transportation systems through effective risk-based strategic deployment of Federal Air Marshals (FAMs) and other LE/FAMS based law enforcement resources in both air and land based mission related assignments in the U.S. and abroad. The LE/FAMS' primary focus is to detect, deter and defeat terrorist or other criminal hostile acts targeting U.S. air carriers, airports, passengers, crew and, when necessary, other transportation modes within the Nation's general transportation systems.Duties include:Providing senior level leadership to a significant and predominately Federal Air Marshal (FAM) workforce, overseeing the overall planning, direction, and coordination of operations for an LE/FAMS field office.Establishing and maintaining strategic direction, directing major law enforcement activities in the field office, and advising the FAMS Director and Executive Staff on ongoing investigative requirements and methods to improve security in the aviation domain.Serving as a primary advisor and authoritative consultant to the LE/FAMS Director and Executive Staff on field office investigations and related law enforcement issues, planning and directing the management of activities related to criminal investigations.Establishing and maintaining liaison with other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, as well as with the airline industry, representing the LE/FAMS Director in field office business matters.Serving as the point of contact for LE/FAMS media and promotion activities.Providing senior level leadership, directing the work of subordinate managers and performing a wide range of managerial duties including: planning, communicating vision and objectives; assigning tasks and responsibilities; setting priorities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; and, taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions, as appropriate.Establishing and communicating to subordinate managers both short and long range program plans, goals, requirements and prioritiesTravel Required50% or less - 50% or less - 25-50%, at times with little advance notice. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential KRequirementsConditions of EmploymentYou must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National.You must complete a favorable Background Investigation (BI).You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.You must pass Drug screening, subject to random drug tests.You must have prior experience in a primary law enforcement position.Must sign mobility agreement upon selection.This position requires Financial Disclosure.See additional "Conditions of Employment" in "Qualifications" section You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement.QualificationsTo qualify for the SV-K Pay Band (equivalent to GS-15), you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the SV-J Pay Band or GS-14 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in state or local government or the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.Specialized experience is defined as leading, developing, and implementing law enforcement and security management programs, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in a large, geographically-dispersed organization.Candidates will also be rated and ranked based on their possession of the Professional/TechnicalQualificationslisted below. Evidence of the Professional/TechnicalQualificationsshould be CLEARLY REFLECTED in your resume.Professional/TechnicalQualifications:Demonstrated experience leading, developing, implementing, and administering comprehensive law enforcement and security management programs in a large geographically dispersed organization.Demonstrated experience collaboratively working across organizational lines in implementing law enforcement and security management programs.Demonstrated experience directing or managing international security or related programs and systems that impact multiple organizations, components, or agencies.Demonstrated experience in aviation domain law enforcement issues and operations.Note: Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Employees may be subject to 24-hour on call duty in the event of an emergency. This service may require irregular working hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the position description. Selectee must be able to relocate to emergency sites with little advance notice and function under intense physical and mental stress.FIREARMS CERTIFICATION:This position requires the incumbent 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.Must meet qualifying medical and physical fitness cumbent is expected to successfully complete all agency-required training.SAC positions are not permanent assignments; the max length of a duty assignment is generally two consecutive tours of duty. The initial tour is 36 months, with agency approval a second tour up to 24 months. During your assignment, an employee from Human Capital will work with you to complete a career assessment and to identify future position interests. Using this information, and in consideration with future leadership vacancies, you will be transitioned into another role based on your skills and the agency leadership needs at the termination of your initial assignment.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 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 approximately 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 TSA's Leadership Cadre, 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. Upon appointment you will be required to sign a Mobility AgreementLAUTENBERG AMENDMENT:This position requires 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.NATIONAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE (i.e., Volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.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.Please see the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this Job Opportunity Announcement for specific instructions.EducationAdditional informationEligibility to apply for other Federal positions: TSA is an Excepted Service agency exempt from most of Title 5 United States Code; therefore, employment with TSA does not confer the "Competitive Status" that generally results from selection and service in Competitive Service agencies. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has established an Interchange Agreement, which allows most permanent TSA employees to apply and be considered for vacancies in Competitive Service agencies. Information from OPM on this or other Interchange Agreements is available at: .Salary range does not include locality. Locality will be set in accordance with OPM defined locality pay tables for the specific duty location. (TSA limits LEAP for pay & retirement purposes only to the extent that the sum of basic & premium pay for the pay period doesn't exceed the greater of the biweekly rate payable for GS-15, Step 10 (including any applicable locality) or the rate payable for level V of the Executive Schedule)This position is part of TSA's Leadership Succession Planning and Development Program.DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify including your rights and responsibilities.If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration of Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, fine, or imprisonment.This position is a secondary law enforcement position, and as such, provides for the continuation of law enforcement retirement coverage for those currently encumbering a covered position. Provisions for continued law enforcement retirement coverage include the following: All candidates currently covered by Federal law enforcement retirement coverage as cited in this notice are subject to mandatory separation age requirements in accordance with applicable statutes. Under the authority of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (PL 107-71, November 19, 2001), you will function as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer and performs the duties and responsibilities assigned to Federal Air Marshals. Selectee is entitled to Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) of up to 25% of base pay for availability to work substantial amounts of "unscheduled duty." You will be required to serve a supervisory probationary period of one year unless one has previously been completed.TSA policy requires verification of Selective Service registration for male applicants born after 12/31/59. For more information: click here.If you applied to previous SAC announcement, then you must reapply. View common definitions of terms found in this announcement. How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.You will be evaluated on the quality and extent to which your resume shows that you possess the Professional/TechnicalQualifications(PTQs) outlined in the "Qualifications" section of the Job Opportunity Announcement. Your resume may be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and afterwards, best qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The TSA Executive Resources Council (ERC) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority.To preview questions please click here.Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Top Secret Drug test required Yes This job is open to Internal to an agency Current federal employees of this agency. Clarification from the agency All TSA employees, includes permanent employees & 5 year temporary employees, TSA-Wide. SAC positions are not permanent assignments; max length of a duty assignment is generally two consecutive tours of duty. The initial tour is 36 months, with agency approval a second tour up to 24 months. Within the last year of the tour, HC will work with the employee to transition into another role based on skills and agency leadership needs. For more info, please see Conditions of Employment section.SDL2017

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