Job Description Job Overview Summary 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: Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions. Duties This Supervisory Human Resources Specialist position is located in the Labor Relations Branch, Labor and Employee Relations Division, within the Office of Human Capital (OHC), Workforce Programs Directorate. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If selected for this position, you will serve as the Division Director for Partnership, reporting to the OHC Executive Director of Labor/Employee Relations and Executive Programs on the full range of issues relating to the labor relations program, operations and management in support of TSA and its Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) environment. Typical assignments will include but are not limited to: Serving as a subject matter expert in the area of labor relations providing consultation, guidance, and advice to TSA Assistant Administrator, Federal Security Directors, Special Agents in Charge, and other senior leaders on labor relations matters and developing and implementing regulations, policies, and guidelines for the operation of TSA's labor relations program. Serving as the TSA subject matter expert in negotiating, meeting, and liaising with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), TSA's union for the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) workforce. Establishing and maintaining effective relationships, including the use of non-traditional collaborative approaches with labor organizations that represent TSA employees, negotiating and administering labor agreements, and providing expert guidance and consultation on a variety of highly contentious labor relations matters. Evaluating and directing the review of new legislation affecting labor relations programs, contract negotiation and administration, and other aspects of human resources programs to determine impact on existing labor agreements and current agency policies, programs, and procedures. Providing staff advisory services on TSA-wide issues pertaining to the potential impact of negotiations and third-party decisions concerning management, employee and union rights as defined in the Administrator's Determination for Collective Bargaining dated February 4, 2011, statutes, laws, and other regulatory authorities. Assessing potential impact and precedent-setting implications of pending disputes before third-party authorities and resolution of complaints. Resolving complaints, arbitration of grievances, resolution of negotiability issues, and conformance of labor agreements with the Determination. Serving as the senior management official and representative of the AA for Human Capital on broad organization-wide strategic plans and complex organizational issues, such as multiple reductions-in-force, outsourcing, reconfiguration of mission workload and union representational issues on major TSA program activities. Supervisory duties include: coordinating and managing projects; setting priorities; assigning work; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employees; approving leave; and taking or recommending corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate. Supervisory Status Yes Promotion Potential K Travel Required Not Required Relocation Authorized No Who May Apply This job is open to... Government-Wide-Current and former permanent Federal employees. Applications also accepted from Veterans' Preference eligibles OR veterans w
Mission:Protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.Vision:Provide the most effective transportation security in the most efficient way as a high performing counterterrorism organization.Core Values:Integrity. Innovation. Team spirit.Workforce Expectations:Hard work. Professionalism. Integrity.History:On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearl...y 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future. Driven by a desire to help our nation, tens of thousands of people joined TSA and committed themselves to strengthening our transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.