family-of-overseas-employeesfederal-employees-competitivefederal-employees-exceptedfederal-employees-transitionindividuals-with-disabilitiesCreated with ternal-to-an-agencyCreated with Sketch.land-mgmtCreated with Sketch.military-spousesCreated with Sketch.national-guardCreated with Sketch.native-americansCreated with Sketch.peace-corpspublicsesse-otherstudentsgraduatesveteransspeical authoritiesland-mgmt 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 This Supervisory Administration and Program Specialist position is located in the office of Acquisition Program Management (APM), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as the Director for the Mission Support Division (MSD) reporting to the Assistant Administrator (AA). You will provide timely and dependable expertise on budget and financial management, human resources management, acquisition and/or contract management, communications, data management, and organizational business planning and performance. Duties include but are not limited to: Establishing organizational performance metrics in accordance with the mission, vision, goals, and strategic objectives of TSA and the Program Office. Reporting and assessing compliance with strategic objectives and program performance metrics to the AA, and recommending areas for improvement. Exercising broad management responsibilities in the evaluation, design, and development of office human capital functions in such areas as position classification, recruiting and staffing, career development, performance management, incentive awards, employee retention, pay and leave administration, training management and employee relations. Managing a comprehensive financial management program to include budget formulation, presentation, and execution functions; travel management; and the government purchase card program. Managing a comprehensive acquisitions strategy program to include developing, executing, and managing contracts, including contractor performance. Assessing the effectiveness of acquisitions strategies, operations, and processes and providing recommendations to the AA and management regarding acquisitions issues, policies, procedures, and programs. Coordinating the review and preparation of correspondence internally as well as externally to TSA senior executive management, DHS, members of Congress, the general public, Program Office stakeholders, and employees regarding Program Office programs. Supervisory/Managerial duties include 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; when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization. This position is also being announced through Government-Wide procedure under Announcement HQ-ES-APM-19-588694-G. Candidates who wish to be considered under both Public (US Citizens) and Government-Wide procedures must apply to both announcements. You must meet the qualification requirements for this position no later than the closing date of the vacancy announcement. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance. Must have COTR certification with 18 months of appointment Travel less than 25% percent of time. Qualifications To qualify for the SV-K Pay Band (equivalent to the GS-15), you must have one year of specialized experience at the SV-J or GS-14 in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized experience is defined as: applying administrative policies and procedures to manage administrative or program activities related to human capital, budget management, acquisition services and performance metrics; AND providing advisory services and recommendations to leadership regarding acquisition issues, policies, procedures, and programs. Supervisory/Managerial Probationary Period Requirements: Unless previously completed, you must satisfactorily complete a one-year supervisory probationary period to continue in this supervisory/managerial position Education Additional information Eligibility to apply for other Federal positions: TSA is an Excepted Service agency exempt from most of Title 5 United States Code, including regulations which apply to displaced Federal employees (CTAP/ICTAP) of other agencies, and employment with TSA does not confer \"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: To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, DHS requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation as a condition of placement into this position. 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 for 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. TSA employees who are absent for the purpose of performing military duty may apply for any vacancies announced in their absence. It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual ??s employment experience will be used only to determine the person ??s qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual ??s personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination. For more information, click here. Payment of relocation expenses (Permanent Change of Station) is not authorized. More than one position may be filled from this announcement. If you are entering TSA employment on an appointment without time limitations, you must serve a basic trial period unless you have already met the requirement. TSA policy requires verification of Selective Service registration for male applicants born after 12/31/59. For more information click here. Veterans and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility for non-competitive appointment and to understand the documentation that is required, click on the links above or contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement. You will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience and/or related education as reflected in your resume and supporting documentation. You are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show possession of the competencies required for this position. We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If, after reviewing your resume and any supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your category placement may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. When completing the assessment questionnaire for this position, you will be prompted to elect if you wish for your application to be considered as External (where Veterans ?? Preference applies), as Status (current or former Federal Employees), and/or Internal to TSA as a current permanent or competitive temporary employee. At that time, please select the answer(s) that apply to you and your application to this position. Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Grouping procedures. Under Category Grouping, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of three categories: Best-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate high proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all Selective Placement Factors (SPF) and appropriate Desirable (Quality Ranking) Factors as determined by the job analysis. Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrates acceptable proficiency in all of the critical competencies, including all SPFs as determined by the job analysis. Qualified: Applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position and demonstrate basic proficiency in most of the critical competencies, including all SPFs as determined by the job analysis. Veterans: Qualified veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best-qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. (This position [is or is not] considered scientific/professional.) Other 10-point preference eligibles and veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. View information on veterans ?? preference . In addition to a resume and the assessment questions, you must submit copies of any of the following documents if you are applying based on Veterans' Preference or eligible Veterans' Service (a veteran who was honorably discharged from the armed forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active duty service), or education or a combination of education and experience: DD-214 - If you are claiming Veterans' Preference or eligible Veterans' Service, provide a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other appropriate documentation to prove your entitlement and to provide verification of an Honorable Discharge. SF-15 and VA Letter - If you are claiming Veterans' Preference based upon a Compensable Disability, Widow or Spouse Entitlement, or as a Purple Heart recipient, you must submit your DD-214 or other proof of entitlement; an SF-15, and the required proof of disability, i.e., Department of Veterans Affairs letter dated 1991 or later. Transcripts - If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed under the Qualifications and Evaluations section, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript(s) with your application. If selected, an official/sealed college transcript(s) will be required to verify education prior to employment. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to and select ??benefits. ? Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. Please Note: All of the following must be received in our office by 11:59 PM EST (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date of this announcement. If we do not receive all required information by the closing date, your application may not be considered. Your application must include: 1. Resume 2. Self Assessment Questionnaire for this position3. Applicable supporting documents (see Required Documents Section) Click the \"Apply Online\" button below and follow the prompts to apply. We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the TSA HRAccess Help Desk before the closing of this announcement for alternative options on how to apply. The Help Desk is available by phone at 1-877-###-#### between the hours of: 7:00AM - 10:00PM ET Monday - Friday, 11:00AM - 3:00PM ET Saturday, or 12:00PM - 4:00PM ET Sunday. 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